The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 30, 1955 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 30, 1955
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TRTOAT. DECEMBER SO, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NTWS PAGE TIIREB 7956 Business Picture Is Rosy but Not for Everyone By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK (AP) — Seldom have Americans shaped up to a new year with more confidence. But'here and there a businessman is having some sober thoughts. Times look ^001! in genmil Ion pard. clectrkul appliances, tires, lumber and even for the makers next six months — but means yood on average, and not for every individual, every company, every industry. There :ire predictions of a slidebuck from the peak lor some kinds of business. Scattered warnings are nt hand for dealers in such things us cars, new houses, home furnishings, ai>- Now the building industry predicts a drop or 100,000 to 200.000 in now homes built next year lii "in'ost cases it would be mily j though slill counting; on .nore Uiuu •A moderate bucking away heady heights. Lint 1'arade Autos mid Mousing hiive led the parade in 1955, with .steel und metal products pressing clas* 1 .. HOLLAND NEWS By Mrt. Ed Harnptim. Jr Mrs. Pat Harris and Miss Betty May of Steele complimented Mrs. Bcnnie Joe Harris, formerly Rita Weeks, with a holiday wedding shower in the home of Mrs. Porter Harris Monday night. Thirty-six guests attended. Bingo prizes were given Mrs. pelie Utley, Mrs. Garvin May, Mrs. Muriel Stewart and Nancy Mays. Attractive in holiday dress, Mrs. Harris' entertaining rooms were and daughter, Leonard Richard and Mrs. Vera Swansea of Flint, Mich,, wore received during the evening. the home of the Harry Browns. The Porter Harris family were together Christmas day in, the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Methvin nml family of Trummin, Ark. present in this family were Mrs. Porter Harris; Mr. and Mrs. P;tt Harris', Barton Harris; Betty Mays and Christiana Utley. An open was held at the Anderson Hicks' Sunday with relatives and friends of both adult and younger members calling. Out ol town callers were Mr. and Mrh. Leon Hicks, Mr. and Mrs. Finis Cope and TAVO daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Lester and guests spent the holiday weekend in Blytheville with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. S. D. McOee. Gue.sts of the Letters were Mr and Mrs. Leon Ashby and Joyce Meyer of St. Louis, Airman Billy Harris and Kenny Collins. Accompanying Mr. and Mrs. DYESS NEWS By Mrs. J. L. Jacobs from one million, und larger and more expensive ones to boot. The auto industry already is trimming buck output. Although long its most optimistic spokesman, Ufirlow H. Curtice General Motors president, says production next your may drop 12 per cent— this would still, send more than seven million new cars off the assembly lines. Dealers in used ears report a sales slump now, with prices off j in (he last six months. Could I'uil Income Down Another generally expected soft spot is agriculture. Some observers think prices 01 farm products may .slklp in the second half of next:--. . . --. , ,. Coupied will, possible aci-e.;f?"*t™ms hand-painted balls. candles. Friendly greeting cards O f Steele: Doris; W;itkms; Barbara! arrived Saturday to visit with door- Bishop of Sieele and Mr. ; md Mr.s. merry with Christmas bells and j n orih Blytheville: Linda Watkins! James Higdou, Mrs. EUa Higclcm j candles. Friendly greeting i were displayed, outlining j ways. In the dining room a yuletide winter scene set on snow sprinkled ice beauUIled the buffei. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Womble and the weekend at Dyess \villi her children left Thursday for Fortj famih. Worth. Tex. .where they will be i Mr. and iUr.s. Lewis Branltey anci guests of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Love- j .,un of LOUB view, Tex., spent the day over the holidays. ! holidays here will! her parents, .Mi- Mr, and Mrs. John Powell and ;>»'<> Mrs. Cole.v Johnson. «on Eddie arrived Thursday from, Mr. arjd Mrs. Walter Smith 01 Pontiac. Mich., to visit their par- j Taff Calif., are here en«. Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Powell and j mends. Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Wood, and [ .Mr. and. Mrs. John R. Cook and other relatives. i childrim of the Bronx. N. Y.. spent Guests in the home of Mr. and] the holidays here with his parents. Mrs. C. E. Pierce over the holidays i Mr. and Mrs. Bill Cook. were Mr. and Mrs. Howard Pierce | Thc Rev an(I ;., rs John Peterson and children of Mountain Home; am j children O f Ho\iston, Tex., ar-i O f n di-op t 0 85 per cent of capacity Mrs. .C. A. Miller of Lawrencevillc., ,. iveci g im( |av to visit his parents, j j n t hc closin? months of the year III.: Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Pierce and j tnc Rcv , and Mrs w w . Pe tcrson. | Some in t h c textile industry •children of Osceola and Mr. amij Mj . an(j Mrs ^ William Jacobs and i which enjoyed a comeback in 1955 sons spent Christmas in Henderson, j—fear a uiperini; off in thc last; Tenn.. with his parents, Mr. and j half of 1956. j Mrs. Lester Jacobs. Mrs. Opal Blackard of Memphis Mrs. W. C. Webb WAS hostess to the Intermediate Sunday School and Training Union classes of Baptist Church Thursday night nt her home which was gaily . decorated with greenery and sparkling ornaments. A golden star topped the Webb's winter screen tree which was bedecked 'with bubbling lights and year. ait- cuts. this could pull net farm = Underneath the tree lay gilts, income down by 5 per cent from ; handsomely wrapped, which were this year. I exchanged. visiiin-l Electric appliance dealers are' A dessert course, served on red [worried about, a price tug-ol-war! trayd, was arranged with Santa's amotiK competing manufacturers, I boots holding .party nuts and pep- in some case involving paring ofj permint candy canes. merchants* profit margins. } - Stpelmen mostly predict their business will i>o full blast till r,u inner. A few oiiiskler friends while the James Higdons drove lu Jonesboro to be with Mrs. Hipdon's parents. They live in central Illinois where they returned early Monday. Columbia University student Sammy Workman is here for the . week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Brown and SOILS iMr.v Voris Workman, Harry and Frank joined Mr. 'and] Clyde Collins is home for a short Mrs. Robert Brown and family of; while with his mother and broth- Dexter and Mr. and Mrs. Harry jers, Mrs. Freddie Collins, Kenneth Brown for holiday celebrating in-and Johnnie. He is a student of Bill Wade of Hayti. Houso»uo>,t.s in the Hicks' home are Mr. and Mr.s. Charles Hicks of Fort Beiming. Georgia and Calvin Hicks of Columbus. . I mechanical engineering In Jeffer- ; son City. j Mrs. Troy Fan-is of Mobile, Ala., j is home until early next week visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. ! Cardinal Smith. She accompanied | Airman and Mrs; Kenneth Childcr.s ; of BiloXi. Miss., who wore with ' iheiv respective parents, Mi', and Mr.s. Otto Childers and Mr. and ; Mrs. Lester Wilterd, through yule i title. j From Whitenuin Air Force Base i Sndiiliu, Mo Jt in H tokti u is i Umm- with his parents and broilusr. j M r. and Mrs. Lloyd Booker and I Lyndel and Rockv toi i \u tl d i Dropping, in tor a visit with the ! Bookers Cmi tm i ii i\ \UIL \lr ( and Mrs. Elmer I,anu mid ^ons j Rondal and Danny of near Cooler Mrs. Henry Cam and children j Marilyn and Quinton Henry . of j Hayii and Alelodean Barnes of Ta- coma, Wash, Mrs. Garvin Wilson is holiday visiting in Kennett. They were joined there by Mr. and Mrs. William Wilson and family of Memphis. WICKS VVAMftU* Mrs. Page Carmicheal and children of Dyess. Tom Anderson left for Memphis Friday where he visited his daugh- Mrs. W. C. Wilkes, and family. He'reuimed home over the weekend spent the weekend in Dyess as guest arid was accompanied by another | of 'Mr. and Mrs. Jack Blackard. daughter. Miss Evelyn Anderson, of Mr. and Mrs. P. Memphis. • Misses Moselle and Pauline Williams of Memphis and Billy Williams, student at Harding College, spent the Christmas holidays here with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Micky McArthur and | of children of Hughes are visiting laiivee here. Wood and son Clifford of Dyess. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McMillan of Memphis ami Mr. and Mrs. John Powell and son Ed of Pontiac, Mich., spent, Sunday Embarassed Chief L1VERMORE. Calif. OP' — Police Cinel J. R Michelis was struck by a bit; truck and trailer as stepped irom a curb into truck's path. The chief, who iias holiday season j The family of Mrs. Maud Rich..rd gathered for traditional Christ- chance. mas EVL . together which included gift exchanges and supper. Included at this gathering were Mr. and Mrs. Orville Pinkston and sons Gene and Wayne of Hayti; Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Paul McAnnl- ly and family of Hayti: Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Richard of Steele and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hampton, Jr.. and daughters .Mary Jo and Toni Rose. Telephone greetings from a son hT BVthevifle' as"guest' oi~Mr. and j been directing a holiday seaso Mrs. Johnny young. campaign against jaywalking. wa Jimmie Jacobs and Terese Jacobs I hospitalized with leg bruises. H Memphis spent Monday wim aW ruefully he ws more emtar- " their ^and«:whne their par- rasped than hurt. The truck driver, ems. Mr. and Mrs. James Jacobs, i was not cited. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Jacobs spent Christmas in Memphis as trucsUs of their son, James Jacobs, and family. ' Mrs. Johnny Etuies and children and Miss Mary Lou Balch of Memphis spent Christmas day in Dyrss with their 'parent*. Mr. snd Mrs. A. Z. Burlison. and Mr. and Mrs. UiUier Warhurst Misses Maureen Butler, Mary Katherine Harris and Bobby Mann ot Memphis spent the weekend here with their parents. Miss Nora Lou York of Memphis visited recently in the L. J. Hall home. Mr. and Mrs. Travis Baldi of Fairfleld, Calif., are here visiting relatives ,a.nd friends. A 2c Wayne Hargravcs of Biloxi, Misfi., is here for a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Margraves. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Tyler and daughter Sherry of Fort Worth. Tex., spent Christmas here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Tyler. and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Willis George spent Sunday in Memphis visiting Mr. and Mrs. N. L. Woods. Mr. and Mrs. Odis Buggar and children left Friday for Benton AiX.. to visit his patents, Mr. anl Mrs. Hester Buggar. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Denton and sons are sepnding this week In Florida as guests of his brother, Joe Denton, and family. Mr. and Mrs. Newman Williams had as guests during Christmas Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Overby and sons of Lepanto, Mr. and Mrs. T. K. Williams and son Alan. Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Williams and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Williams snd son. .all of Dyess. Bill Mqoney of Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. O'Neal Little and daughtei | Linda of lYumann spent the week- i end here as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Nichols. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Marshell and children Jane and Mike spent Christmas in Kennett as guests ol | his mother, Mrs. Leona Marslwll and his brother, Glen Marshell and family. Mr. and Mrs. Joe weeks and daughter Twana and Mr. and Mrs. Olen Gladden and sons spent Christmas in Momlton. Mrs. C. L. East of Memphis spent visited Dan Easley in the Paragould Hospital. Read Courier iN'ews Classified Ads. St.Joseph ASPIRIN FARM LOANS Six Star Feature 1. No brokerakc fees to pay 2. No stock to purchase 3. An opportunity to establish credit with a large Insurance Co. that is and has been for many years a permanent, lender In this territory. Long rale. time low interest We pay the appraisal and attorney fees. Quick sen-Ice, fast ciosin* We close loans before m»si companies make their [inspections. For Information, See, Call or Write LOGAN FINANCE CO. Lynch Building fUytheviUe, Ark. Phone 2-2034 Exclusive Agent for American United Life Insurance Co. RUSTIC INN Pre-!nventory Clearance Sale Dollar Days Are Here Again Vi Pan Fried Spring Chicken Fried Extra Select Oysters. . . Fried Jumbo Gulf Shrimp . . . Breaded Veal Cutlet Country Fried Steak $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 French Fried Potatoes and Green Vegetables served with the above. Frog Legs Flounder Lobster Tails White River Catfish Lake Trout Choice Steaks •1 Private Dining Rooms For Parties — Private Dining Room Service For Parties of 2 to 120 Persons. Dinners Can Be Attractively Boxed .To Take Out Great wind-up to a Buiaic Builds 0.000 On W. Main St. In Blytheville Phone 3-4621 The Finest in Cinemascope Presented In High Fidelity Optical Sound Highest peak. LAST TIMES TODAY Double Feature _AND— "Timberjack" \Yilh SlerlingHayden ALSO CARTOON SATURDAY ONLY. Double Feature A New Year of Boating Pleasure For You at BYRUM Implement Co. 118 E. Main Ph. 3-4404 • lOHMMM MA-tHMMl » MIAt '»* MOMU i too a i o to Hf • lOATt • A COMPtm UM <M MAIINI MUIPMIM Johnson St A HORSES :,,„ Of Pf Nf>M.M I,. LATEST BULLETIN: Buick's total new car production for the United States and Canada in 1955 is crowding 800,000 at the time this goes to press. Even- time yon traveled America's roads and streets and hitlmays this year, um :>a\v Buick history being made. You saw more new Buicks than ever before — bee.iuse more new Buieks wore boii'jjit and registered in 1955 than in any pievious' year since car-building br^an. Yon .saw big, beantilnl new Ruic/ks in ever- increasing numbers became tin's year llnick outsold, by far, every other ear in the l;ind except the two most \vol1-known smaller cars. And if you bad taken a look behind the scenes, von would have witnessed new Bnick.i being built at the rate of occr three car.v per minute to meet the public demand. As Buick dealers, we recognized this mounting 1 O D as di iri.uitl from the first —and nurtured it to the fullest benefit of the public. For, with our gnnvin^ volume, \ve \vcre able tri olfer bigger trade-in allowances — and we did. So more and more people, attracted to the creat new Bnick.s found it easier and easier to btiv them, Todav, the demand continues upward. With the much-wanted 1956 Buic-k —introduced last month, and now hi full production —this calendar year closes uith RuEck building toward an all-time high of S()0 ; 000 Bnick.s. The New Year looks like a million. So MAYBE you ought to look into Buick for 1956. Maybe yon ought to look into lhat stunning new .sweep-ahead .styling that's winning such raves. Maybe you ought to Irv the wholly new sweetness of linick's superb ride—and the precise sureness of handling that goes \vilh it. ON THE MOON" Mavbe you ou^ht to sample the lofty new horsepowers that come from Bnick's big new 322-cubiiMiic-h VS engines—and the brilliant new response ol an advanced new \ariable Pitch PynnHow* that brings yon double-action take-off and a big boost in gas mileage. Above all. mavbe. you ou^ht *° come in and see lor yourscfl the bedrock value packed into every new Buick — and how much more sheer automobile vour monev buvs here than the same money buvs else,v\ here. Drop in first chance yon get. \\VI1 show vou what -solid wortli fiuick builds into cars to win such soaring success — and how favorable a tiaiie-in allowance we can oiler you with such tremendous volume to back us up. *\rif A(/i;(/nra7 Variable Pitch Dijnujlow i-i the onhj Dii'inllm Bi/irk builds today. It iv standard en Hi)tniiitfi!,t^r, Su/ji ? r and CrJittiry-ujititiiifi) nt mode* extra forf on the Special. with ROBERT MITCHUM — AND— inn vniikin" lUU YUUNu with Dean MARTIN & Jerry LEWIS ALSO CARTOON SATURDAY OWL SHOW Starts 11:30 p.m. And now comes the 56 ••' — WHIN MHtt A'JTOMOtHH AM M/HT MJtCK Will IU1lt> THCM ALSO CARTOON LANGSTON-McWATERS BUICK CO. Walnut & Broadway 24 Hour Service Dial 3-455S SUNDAY & MONDAY STEWART AllYSON Strategic..-' Air Command Color by TKCIWlCOUm ALSO CARTOON _AND— "Toll Mon Riding" With Randolph Scott In Cinemastopt

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