The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 15, 1956 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 15, 1956
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEY1LLI (ARK.) COURIER JOBWI WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1959 Overseas with BILLY GRAHAM By George Burnham (Chlttanooct Neirj-Free Press Writer) CALCUTTA, India — What has been accomplished during Billy Graham's three week tour of India, a vital nation in hopes for world peace? There are an estimated 20,000 more Christians who were not here this time last month and Christian belief is directly opposed to Communism, now a strong force in India. of India, [ ers. laborers, professional men, j politicians and government officials He talked for .30. minutes with Prime Minister Nehru. j A unique impact has been made ! Ing troublt in Awwn. "H« was talking to pressmen who by and large were annoyed by the Portuguese slogan that Christianity 11 In danger if Goa goes to India and yet Billy Graham came out with flying colors through eloquence and fascinating personality, through tact and sincerity. "The press conference was something of a journalistic experience, speaking highly of interview and interviewers. Witti a Bible in hand he made tall claims in modest language and talked, about the whole world having the breath of Phebean Class of First Baptist Church met at the church Tursday night for its regular monthly business meeting and social. The president. Mrs. J. D. Dew, presided over the business meetinp. Mrs. Paul Hayes gave the program on the origin of various hymns. The Christian which number church some 10.000.000 members, has been brought together in unity never before known. All proiestant denominations, under the leadership of Indians, are working together to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ instead of splitting theological nairs. Nominal Christians, the kind who go to church on Sunday and then forget about Ood the rest of the week, have been revived. Thou- Carthy. sands are now living for Christ ieieil ii»>» a Heck U> lemilllti Uleil' Bibles, spending time in prayer, witnessing and being faithful in church. OVER HALF a million people of India have listened with rapt atten- iton to Billy Graham, described by many statesmen and newspapermen as America's greatest ambassador of good will. Billy Graham has made friends for America that could never have been gained by political influence and lend-lease dollars. He has left an impact of sincerity and straight-from-the-shou!der talk on rice field workers, textile, work- faced a crowd of over 10,000 and i recorded 1.000 decisions. It was the on newspapermen of India. LikeMargest religious gathering in Cal- new.smen everywhere, writers oficutta's turbulent history. God at present and there were no I Hostesses were Mrs. Dew and Mrs. sneers nor jeers. Indeed there, were j Paul Yarbrough. cheers." i • • • i Women's Missionary Union of the politicians and "government offi-i B1U.VS FINAL day in India! Baptist Church, met at the church - - - -- • \vas spent in Calcutta where he i Monday afternoon for a Royal Service program and business meeting with eight members present. The program. "God Save America," was led by Mrs. Paul Hayes. Others taking part were Mrs. James Riherd. Mrs. Cleo Gulley. Mrs. Glen Haddock, Mrs. Fred McKinley, Mrs. Ercel Skeen and Mrs. Walter Wood. A business meeting followed the program with Mrs. McKinley presiding^ Twenty-five guests attended a layette shower honoring Mrs. James Clark and Mrs. Howard Clark Tues- India are hard to impress. Practically every press conference ended in a theological discussion Mena sked questions about the Bible instead of Senator Mc- Billy was introduced by the Most Rev Abindra Math Mukerji, Archbishop of India, Pakistan, Burma and Ceylon. In the Far East his rank is equal to the Archbishop of Canterbury. The team- which hut Wn joined paper Amrita Bazar Patrika: "Billy Graham proved in New j Delhi that indeed he is a phenome-1 non. He was addressing blase capi- ual journalists who had turned out as numerous as in the case of Mr. Khrushchev. L A Russian journalist was among them. He was facing an audience ] proud not only of Hinduism but al-! so convinced of the superiority of' Hinduism in that it is not a missionary religion and does not proselytize. He was facing people convinced that Christian missionaries were outsiders of imperialism in India and that they are still creat- by Cliff Barrows, left India Thursday night for meetings in Siam. the Philippines, Hong Kong, Formosa, Korea and Japan. Billy will March. He has meetings scheduled this year in Richmond, Louisville and Oklahoma City. mubft, nuiea unu jnptiii. only win «^-."» „,..* ..*..,. **u»<nu uium. iutj- return to the United States in day night in the recreation room of the Baptist Church. A pink and blue • motif was used in the decorations. The honorees were presented novelty corsages. • NOTES: The Indian tour was or- During the evening party games! ganized and directed by Jack Data! were played under the direction of and Alan Norrish of Great Brit- Mrs. E. C. Skeen, ' ain's Zenana Bible and Medical j Individual cakes and coffee were Mission. Read Courier News Classified Ads.; served by the hostesses, Mrs. Skeen, Mrs. Fred McKinley and Mrs. John Kyle. Mrs. W. C. Howard and Mrs. H. P. Worsley vliitad Mrs. O. Howtoo Ht Baptist Hospital Tuesd»x. Mrs. G. A. George, Sr., U a p«Uent at O<-«o!a Memorial Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Waggamnn and children have returned to their home in Atlanta, Ga., after a few days visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs, R. C Bryant. Mrs. K. Betterton is a patient at Baptist Hospital. Charles Stanford Howard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Howard, has been promoted to assistant platoon sergeant of the R. b. T. C. at Arkansas State College. Luxora Parent-Teacher Association met Wednesday afternoon at .the school cafeteria. The meeting was opened by cheerleaders giving a demonstration of their yells. They also presented Mrs. Inez Permenter the PTA president with a gilt for the work she has dons with them. The presidents message and devotional were given by the Rev. James Riherd. Mrs. Permenter presided over the business meeting at which time the minutes were read hy th« secretary, Mrs. Harold Permenter. Committee reports and announcements were made preceding the introduction of the guest speaker, Mrs. Miller of Joiner, by Mrs. C. B. Thomas. Mrs. Mille'r. who was presented with an orchid by her hosts, spoke on Founders Day. : Room count winners were. Miss Halstead's first grade, Mrs. Henry's fifth and sixth grade and Mr. Brewer's seventh grade. Mrs. James Riherd was given the door prize. Grandmonthers of the PTA were hostesses. Lad, 9, Finds All Chimneys Are Not Alike ALTADENA, Calif. W)—The gallantry of (-year-old Dennis Bittle backiired. He became wedged in a chimney when he tried to go down it and open the front door for his girl friend, who had been locked out. Dennis says he has climbed down hi* own chimney «veml times "but our'c is bigger and I never got stuck before." He got just above the damper over the fireplace in. Patty, Wilson's house and discovered he couldn't go any farther—up or down. Patty's parent*, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wilson, were away from home, but she summoned firemen, who used ropes to pull Dennis up, sooty but unharmed. Asked about his girl friend, Dennis answered: "She's my second girl friend. 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