The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 29, 1954 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 29, 1954
Page 7
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIEh NEWS PAGE SEVEN HOLLAND NEWS By Mrs. Voris Workman The men members of the Holland faculty were hosts Thursday night for the monthly meeting of the Pemiscot County School Masters, an organization of superintendents and men teachers of the county. Ladies of the Holland PTA served 38 men a dinner of baked ham, candied yams, cranberry salad,, green beans, rolls, butter, applie pie and coffee. The tables were decorated with horns-of-plenty containing fruits and small vegetables placed among autumn-colored leaves centering the tables lengthwise. The speakers' table was centered with a bright colored pottery turkey in a nest of leaves. At each place was a yellow 'mum bout- tonniere for the men. Vari-colored leaves and fall flowers were placed about the room. Mrs. Chas. Cohoon and Mrs. Prank Brown were in charge of decorations. Entertainment for the men was Surnished with two songs sung by Norma Jo Jackson, Linda Jones, Shirley Rogers, and Patty Wilferd, with Joyce Bray as soloist and Phyllis Smitt as pianist. Howard Teeter. Hayti principal, and president of the School Masters, presided over the business meeting anfl led the discussion on the new proposed school legislation for state aid. The Future Farmers of America held its annual Barnwarming Monday night in the agriculture building. Present were the PPA members, their guests, school board members and the high school faculty. To enter the party room everyone had to crawl through a tunnel made of bales of hay and this was a tight squeeze for several. Square dancing wqs enjoyed during the evening. Norma Kilburn, elected FFA queen, was crowned by the v president, Cletis Childress, and was presented a FPA sweater. Refreshments of sweet apple cider and donuts were served. Holland opened its basketball season at Hornersville Friday night by splitting a double header, the girls losing, the boys winning. The boys twice came from behind to win 46-45. With the score tied 34-34, Dalma. Reid broke the tie. with a field goal. A few minutes later with the score 44-44 Eeid again untied the game. Starters for Holland were James Kifer, Cletis Childer, Dalma Reid, Hugh James and Sam Workman. Subs were Jack Smith and Jack Kenley, Kenley being high point man for the game. Reporting for their third polio blood test at Hayti hospital Tuesday were Stanley Webb, Charles Russell Cohoon, Kathryn Taylor, Sandra Samford and Ricky Smith. They were taken to Hayti by Mr. Kinder. The Holland Girl Scout executive committee met Monday afternoon. Plans were made for a Holland- Cooter-Steele committee and leaders meeting to be held Dec. 1 at the Holland Methodist Church. Holland still needs a Brownie troop leader and an assistant intermedi- te leader. Thanksgiving services were held Tuesday night at the Methodist Church with Marvin Niblack delivering the message. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Carnal announce the marriage of their daughter, Norma Jewell, to Paul Allen Plores, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Plores of Boerne, Texas. The ceremony was performed at noon, Saturday at the Carnal home in the presence of the bride's family by Charles Marshall, Holland Baptist minister. The briae wore a crepe dress of slate blue and her accessories were of black suede. The couple plans to leave for Boerne, Texas, in about three weeks to make their home. Charles, small son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Fowler, returned home Monday after being in the hospital at Blytheville for several days. His condition is improved. A/3C Daniel Wilferd, who is stationed at Sioux City, la., is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Wilferd, this week. Sympathy is extended to the family of Dave Spencer, who died last week at Memphis. Mr. Spencer and family formerly resided at Holland and the children attended school here. Rayburn Hatley and Otto Chll- ders spent the first of week deer hunting near Damascus, Ark. Mrs. S. J.. Workman and her.sis- ter, Mrs. Mary London, who is visiting her, were dinner guests Friday of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Michic of north Steele. Also present were Mrs. Lillie Michie and Mrs. Clara Holoman of Micola. Mr. and Mrs. R. E. L. Smith attended the singing at Campbell Sunday afternoon. Callers in the Smith home Monday were Mrs. Jack Kelley and Mrs. Charles Kelley of Steele. Spending the day in Cape Oirar- deau and Sikeston Friday were Mrs. Jim Cohoon. Mrs. Helen Pritchard and her son, James Keith. Mrs. Cardinal Smith and son, Ricky, were Sunday visitors at Manila in the home of Mrs. W. W. Stokes, Mrs. Smith's mother. Mr. arid Mrs. Frank Brown and daughters, Mary Elizabeth and Sarah Ann, were in Knoxville for several days this week. Attending homecoming and the Kansas-Missouri football game at Columbia this weekend were Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Berry, Culton Porter, Pinnell Capehart and Bar ton Harris. HONORED AT MANILA—Melba Jean Cornish, Junior, will reign over the Harvest Festival at Manila High School Dec. 3 beginning at 6:30. She was named queen by out-of-town judges Tuesday afternoon. Ten candidates entered the contest. Her court includes Carolyn Atkinson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Atkinson of Manila, a seventh grader, first maid, and .Miss Linda Bassett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Bassett of Milligan Ridge and a sophomore, second maid. The oyster catcher bird feeds on oysters. It uses its long, strong bill like a chisel to open the oysters. Five Are Killed In Blast, Fire PITTSBURGH (#}—A flash fire, started by the explosion of a kitchen stove, took the lives ol a 93-year- old great-grandmother and four sleeping children at their home In nearby West Newton. The fire Saturday night killed Mrs. Fanny Taylor, who was caring for her five great-grandchildren \vhite their parents \veve out. The dead children were Lester Moore. 5. and Catherine, 4, Marlene, 3, and James Brownlee, 18 month old. All were Negroes. Carl Moore. 9, was awakened by the blast and jumped to safety from the window of the second-story apartment. An uncle, David Pryor, ran upstairs in a vain rescue attempt. He told liremen a wall o! flame cut him off from the room. Santa's Help Wanted SHREVEPORT, La. OP) — The Shrevepori Times received this scrawled Santa Glaus note yesterday: "My Mommle has been married 12 years and has never had a rolling pin. My Daddy is getting out of hand. Please bring my mother a rolling pin." TOOK TWO TRIES Russia tried to sell Alaska to the United States in 1855, during the Crimean War. to prevent Its seizure by the British. The sale was rejected at that time, but completed on a second try in 1867. QUEEN—Ann Bacon, daughter of Mrs. Hazel Bacon and the late Mr. Bacon, was named Harvest Festival Queen for Manila Grade School Monday afternoon at a tea. She is a second grader, and sans "I Saw Mama Kissing Santa Clans" as her talent number. Miss Bacon's court includes Becky Henderson, of the filth grade, and Becky Hamilton of the sixth grade. Post 60-75 Barrier, Chances Of Living to Age of 100 Good By ALTOS' I,. 1ILAKKS1.KH AP Science Keporti'r MIAMI. Fla. 1.11—you have a good chnnce of living to be 100—if yon first hurdle a curious invisible barrier nt aura 00 lo 15, a meilica! team reported today. This barrier Ls a period in which certain chemical and physical processes of the body beuin to reverse Uiemselvps., ' n n kind'of reverse flging. You begin growing younger in certain ways. This ne\v finding- on growing old is described by Doctors A. A. Goldbloom, Otto Deutschbevgey. Irving Chapman and II. B. Eibor, of New YorR Medical College, in an exhibit at the clinical se.sslon of the American Medical Assn. opening here today. It is based upon a survey of more than 1,000 persons aged 80 to 100. Reverse They find evidence thnt some biochemical and physical processes which with age begin 1:0 go Into reverse Between 60 and 75. Just why they do so is not yet clear. Hut It looks as through the changes amount to "some invisible, not clearly understood barrier." "Most of us die before reaching thai barrier, or while going through It. But, once we get through, our chances of living to be 100 years are good," Dr. Elher said. Two processes which seem to change arc hardening or calcification of the aorta—the main artery from the heart—and dilatation of the aorta. The amounts of certain fatty substances In the blood—which are blamed as having a part in hardening arteries—actually begin to drop after age 75, the study finds. The medical team finds that increased blood pressure nt older agers Is not something which Is normal or inevitable, but rather something which can and should be controlled, to help people reach the century mark. OLDEST IN WOOD Some .historians consider the world's oldest wooden building to be the Buddhist temple at Horyujl, Japan, parts of which have stood since 139 A. D. THEIR SOURCE The frank, incense and myrrh of tiie Bible came from the hill country of Dhofar, a part of the Oman sultanate, which lies between the Arabian Sea and the great Arabian desert. When can I see the new long, low car of the year? _AT YOUR MERCURY DEALER'S THURSDAY, DEC. 2 A treat worth repeating! 4 88 Fifth Plus Sale. T»« «*»0» VPlni Plus Silw TM Kentucky Straight BOURBON KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY • 86 PROOf • ECHO SPRING DISTILLING COMPANY, tOUISVIllt, KY. $20,000 AUCTION SALE! EVERYTHING WILL BE SOLD - NO BIDS RESTRICTED - DEALERS PARADISE WEST END SALES COMPANY S££*S»£rA*. 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