The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 23, 1953 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 23, 1953
Page 5
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THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 1953 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PACT rmc 2nd Set of Race Track Petitions for Check Both County Clerk, Track Opponents View Signatures WILSON NEWS By Mrs. B. F. Boyles PTA to Hear Deer II I ^L I Judge phul 'P J - Dfler wi " be 8«est I EH lf\f I nArif speaker at the meeting of the Mis- US* Ivl \*llvVI\ sissippi County Parent-Teachers Association which will be held Friday at First Baptist Church in Wilson. His subject will be juvenile delinquency in Missisippi Couniy. Registration will begin at 9:45 a.m. with the meeting called to or- FORREST CITY W-A second dcr M 10 a ' m ' by Mrs ' Ed wi " iams ' set of petitions seeking an election count - v PTA President. This meet- on proposed construction of a ' m S will mark the close of two years horse racing track here were up j of service for Mrs. Williams. Mrs. today for checking by both the '^rcounty clerk and track opponents. The St. Francis County Clerk must certify that the petitions contain sufficient signatures—those of 915 qualified voters—before they can be turned over to the County Election Commission for setting of an election date. Webb Sweet, chairman of the St. Francis Anti - Race Track League, last night Issued a statement saying: "We stated when the original petition was filed that it was not i our intention to resist a race track election if and when a valid petition Is filed. We examined the original petition and it was found defective and that petition was withdrawn by the (St. Francis Valley) Turf Association (the group seeking to build the track). "It Is our present intention to follow exactly the same course. Our organization will make a careful checta of the petition filed today. If we find it defective, ap- Hudson Wren, president, of the Wilson PTA, will give the welcoming address and Mrs. Helen Thweatt of Luxora will give the response. Mrs. J. B. Lovett of Wilson will give the opening devotional followed by group singing. Mrs. Williams will call the roll. Mrs. John Swihart of Leachvllle will report on the state convention and Mrs. D. B. Bledsoe will make a talk on -The Fabric We Weave." H. Q. Yates, Jr., of Wilson will sing. An open discussion will follow Judge Deer's speech. The afternoon session will feature special music by the high school mixed chorus under the direction of Miss Priscllla Spinks, Wilson School music instructor, followed by the business session and installation of officers. Mrs. Joe Miller of Joiner, district PTA director, will install the following officers: Mrs. John! Swihart of Leachvllle, president; Mrs. Harper Gates of Joiner, vice- preeiden; Mrs. Aubrey Bruce of Yarbro, secretary-treasurer. Lunch will be served at 12 by the Wilson PTA. The program was arranged by Mrs. Charles Leftwich of Wilson, who has served as program chairman for '.wo years. Wins Fashion Show Miss Janet Hale, daughter of Mrs. Bernice Hale, was awarded first place in the cotton dress Fashion Show held Monday morning in connection with the 1953 Cotton Carni- propriate aption will be taken." Sweet denied issuing any other statement in connection with the |^ new petitions, filed with the co.unty clerk yesterday by the Turf Association. Robert Boileau, executive vice president of the Turf Association, said morfi than 2,500 qiialified voters had signed the 184 pages of the petitions. After they were challenged by Sweet's forces, the Supreme Court ordered that a hearing be held to ascertain validity of the first set of petitions for an election. Boileau and his associates were unsuccessful in an effort to establish a track in neighboring Crittenden County last year. Osceola News By BETTYE NELLE STARR Personals Mrs. George Doyle accompanied Miss Gratis Lawrence to her home in Lake City, where they spent the week end with Miss Lawrence's parents. Mrs. Thomas P. Hughes, the former Miss Elenore Day of Jackson Miss., is visiting her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Bryant. Miss Marjorie Doyle, Miss Mary and Martha Dillard were in Forrest City Sunday for the council meeting of Presbyterian youth. Plans were made for summer and fall work lor the youth of the church. Miss Doyle is the adult advisor for Presbyterian youth of Osceola. Mr. and Mrs. James Florida had a? their guests during the past week their son, Jessie Lucy, Mrs. Lucy, from Denver, Col., and another son, Charles Bassett. Mrs. Bassett and daughter of Forrest City. All But the Reds Greet Mrs. Luce Too Much Art In Village Play SHELBY Neb. There's too tnuch "art" in the Shelby Village Players' latest production to suit some people. The think a fig-leafed figure of Appolo and a bare-bosomed Venus in o'-ie of the sets could use more clothing. The fuss was raised as the ama- ! dor, i/Unita called her an "elder- tuer cast of 30 rehearsed a dra- i ly lady" and said she spoke with matization of Lloyd C. Dou™las' a "Brooklyn accent." novel "The Hobe" scheduled to be given next Monday and Tuesday. ROME lift— Clare Boothe Luce received straight-forward greetings from most of Rome's morning newspapers today but the-Communist L'Unita—as expected—w a s something less than chivalrous. Commenting on the arrival yesterday of the new U. S. ambassa- . "I don't believe such things have Firecracker Used To Commit Suicide ASBHR. Mass. Iff) — Medical examiner Edward T. Lilly ruled last night that Clifford C. 'Foote. local cemetary commissioner, took his own life earlier In the day by exploding a large firecracker in his mouth. Police said Foote had been despondent since he suffered the loss of an arm recently • in a Georgia automobile accident while en route home from a Florida vacation. He was released from a Georgia hospital last Sunday. Red Orders Are Ignored HONG KONG W)—Ever since the Communists took over the Job of running the Whole of China they have had trouble, like all their predecessors, in getting orders carried out "at the bottom." An Tzu-wen, deputy director of the Communist Party Central Committee's organization department conceded as much in a statement this month. He said the job of keeping the party pure and disciplined is a job that never ends. He complained that the "low level" cadres (party workers) don't carry out orders and have succumbed to the evils of bureaucratism, com- mandism (giving orders but not seeing that they are carried out and refusal to accept party law and discipline. val Goodwill Tour's visit to Wllso The lashion chow, was sponsored b the high school home economics di partment,. under the supervision i Mrs. Davles Parker. An elimination contest was hel Saturday and three girls were st lected from eight home econom students. The three selected we! Janet Hale, Carole Whltaker an Jenny Wren. , Each girl made the dress she mo deled. Janet, a first year studen and first place winner, chose as he entry a dress of blue cotton cham bray with a white bolero Jacke Her accessories were navy white. The girls were presented cotto corsages and given complimentai tickets to the teen-age ball that wil be held In Memphis during Cottoi Carnival Week. WMljJ Meets Members of the Women's Mission ary Union of First Baptist Churcl met in homes for night and after noon sessions this week with tw meetings 'held Monday night am two on Tuesday afternoon. Monay night, Mrs. Stanley pierc was hostess to n members of Askev Circle. Mrs. C. D Price Was in chargi of the program. Mrs. Paul Busse; is circle chairman. Included on the program w,er talks on the life of the, woman wh wrote the WMU song. "Christ Fo The Whole Wide World" and on th homes sponsored by the WMU. Mrs Charles Leftwich and Mrs. Pan Bussey assisted Mrs. Price in pre senting the program. During the social hour, members revealed the! sunshine friends and 'new • names were drawn. New members are Mrs. Jim Mil ler, Mrs. Rheudell Pipkin, Mrs. W T. Floyd, Mrs. Sam Smith. Mrs John Haynes anl Mrs. Ralph Robinson. In the other night session, Lydta Green Circle met with Mrs. Ruben Ward with Mrs. Claude Dye it charge of the program. Mrs. H- G Yates Jr., gave the devotional. Mrs H. G. Yates, Sr., is circle chairman Mrs. Lamar McDaniel talked on missionaries in Mexico. New mem- small town play, cast member, a house- place ' said one wife. Artist Terence R. Duren. whi • painted the sets, said some peopli "say frankly they throw out statures and me with them . i seems to me to be their way showing contempt for art." The United States released 30 different issues of postage stamps in the record year of 1948. Red General Dies MOSCOW Wi—Soviet newspapers .oday reported the death of artillery Maj. Gen. Sergei Spiridono- vich Kobets, 50. They described him as a "big worker in the central apparatus of the naval forces." DELL ^--J Dell, Arkansas Box Office Open 6:45 LAST TIMES TONITE "HURRICANE SMITH' Yvonne De Carlo Forrest Tucker FRIDAY & SATURDAY "SEMINOLE" Rock Hudson Serial & Cartoon Wo Agreement Reached BERLIN 1,71— Soviet representa fives met with those of the U S Britain and Prance last night foi the third time to discuss proposal; for air safety over East Germany but failed to reach any agreement It was decided to resume the talks by the occupation powers at a date to be fixed later. Some of the wildest and most unexplored areas of the Onited States are located in Gila National Forest, Texas. NEW MANILA, ARK. "Your Community Center" By Refrigeration Air Conditioned Matinees Sat. & Sun. Phone 58 LAST TIMES TONITE FRIDAY SATURDAY • "Barbed Wire" Gene Autry SAT. 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Mrs. Maurice Lynch was hostess to nine members to nine members of Foster Circle. Mrs. Marshall Woodyard, circle chairman, presided during the short, business session. Mrs. D. D. Cash was program leader. Mrs. Harry Woodyard assisted in presenting the program. Refreshments were served by the hostess at Ihe close of the meeting. In the other afternoon session, nine members of Doris Roebuck Circle met at the home of Mrs. Jim (jermany. Mrs. Albert Orcenwell gave the devotional and Mrs. Clyde Chism offered the opening prayer. Mrs Curtis Miller taught a study on parliamentary rules and procedure. Mrs. Charles Beall was a visitor. OES To Meet Friendshi night will be observed by the Wilson Chapter Order of the Eastern star tonight. The meeting wil be held at the Masonic Hall. WSCS Meets Fifteen members of the Women's Society of Christian Service of the Methodist Church met Monday night at the home of Mrs. L. T. Stotts. Mrs. I A Sims. Jr.. circle chairman was in charge of the business session and Mrs Owen Sadler was program leader, and gave the devotional. Mrs. N. B. Ellis Jr., was guest speaker. Assisting Mrs Sadler in present- ing the program, "Telling the old, Oil Story," were Mrs. Charles Harwell. Mri. Jerry Ctillom, Mrs. John Bowen and Mrs. Alma Harnden. During the business session. It was decided that the circle will redecorate the parsonage as their project of the year, New members are Mrs. Jerry Hays and Mrs. W. M. Arnn Refreshments were served by the hostess following the meeting. The Day Circle of WSCS met Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Roy Strdbaugh at her home at Bassett. Mrs. N. B. Ellis. Jr., was in charge of the program. She was assisted by Mrs. Russie Perry. Mrs Gerald Whiteslde and Mrs. Bentlej Rhodes. Mrs. Ellis reported on the highlights of tht WSCS convention held last week in Blytheville. In the business session plans were completed RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. MOX In West Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat. Sun 1:00 Always A Double Feature THURSDAY & FRIDAY Double Feature "Son Quentin" A Prison Break Picture —Plus— YVONNE^DE CARLO! ROD CAMERON Droopy Cartoon LAST TIMES TONITE The Big Carnival' Kirk Douglas Jan Sterling FRIDAY "THE THIEF Ray Milland - Rita Gam SATURDAY "FLAMING FEATHERS" In Technicolor Sterling Hayden Arleen Whelan SAT. OAVL SHOW "THE RING" Gerard Mohr, Rita Moreno and Welterweight Champion, Art Aracon for a bake-sale to be sponsored by the. circle May 9. A social hour fol. lowed. Senior Honored Mr. nnd Mrs. Jim Germany honored members of the Osceola High School senior class and their sponsors with a buffet supper Friday evening at their home. Personals Ralph Ray. of the Navy, left last Tuesday for the Weekly Naval Base. In North Carolina. He was transferred from Millington Naval Base where he has been stationed for several months. Mrs. Ray will Join him later. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Trammel and daughter Jackie visited relatives In Sikeston, Mo., and Carlo, 111., during the week end. They spent Saturday and Saturday night with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E, Trammel, in Sikeston and Sunday they motored to Cairo to visit his granlmother, Mri Sam Annabto. Mrs. Arnold McDanlel and her mother, Mrs. Hugh Morgan of Tyronza, who is her guest this week, and Mrs. H. P.. Cash, Jr. , spent Tuesday with Mrs Morgan's sister. Mrs B. F. Goforth. in Covington, , KILL BUGS 3 WAYS ""•HOUSEOIAN REAL'KlUt BUG KtlltR ' DRUG 231 W. Main Ph. 4507 STRAW The Straw vole is in ... and it g-oes unanimously to this smart high wedge sandal that bands your foot with criss-crossed Milan straw, plays hostess to cooling breezes. Brown and white straw or Grey, yellow and white straw. A, mere YOUR FRIENDLY SHOE STORE FREE! Regular $54.95 Zenith FM-AM RADIO With the Purchase of Any 21" Zenith TV Set now in stock! This Offer Good through April 30! 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