The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 9, 1953 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 9, 1953
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THURSDAY, JULY 9, 195$ BLYTHEVILLE 4ARK.) COURIER NEW* PAOE FTO The Story of a Human Fat Man And a Small Girl in Training By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK (AP)—The fat man leaned back in the resort chair and looked out across the calm and peaceful sea. He was thankful he was all alone and could idly wonder about little things—such as, how many waves at that very' moment wrinkled the ocean between him and England. A thousand? A million? Maybe two * million? Who cared? The next second a small, bare- kneed girl of about 11 galloped up, her horsetail hair flying behind her ,and collapsed into the chair beside him. The fat man closed hie eyes, hoping she would go away, but when he opened them again she was staring at him, broodingly. "Are you a rancher?" she asked, "No, indeed," said the fat man, with a feeling of intense satisfaction, "Why?" "Because if I'm going to live on a ranch, I have to find a rancher to marry," said the girl. "I'm simply crazy about horses. I like horses tetter than people. Horses are more "Yes, play house, said the fat man triumphantly. "You be the ioor— and I'll slam you-" "Y-y-you be the door,' she screamed in glee, "a-a-nd 111 slam you! Oh, that's a wonderful one! Wait until I tell that one at school." Worn out with joy, she sat silently looking at the sea for a moment. Then she rose, turned her small old again. freckled face to him and said earnestly: "I have to go now. You know I wish you were a rancher. You're you're human." Then she galloped away, horsetail fling leaving behind her a fat man who yearned less to be a rancher than he did to be 11 years human." Crushed "Don't you think I'm human?" asked the fat man. Silence. He glance dover, and the little girl politely looked away. The fat man felt crushed. Suddenly, the girl leaped up, ran four times up and down the walk and collapsed again into her chair, ' panting. "Your father planning on entering you in the Kentucky Derby next year?" asked the fat man. "No, silly, I'm training. At our school during recess the girls all chase the boys and catch them We don't kiss them. We Just throw them down and sit on them." "I see." "All the girls chase Jimmy Flint. He's the most popular boy in" school. But some of the bigger girls can run faster than I can, and when I catch up there's no room for me to sit on Jimmy. That's why I'm in training.' "I see. Why is tihs Jimmy so popular?" "He's human." That word again! The fat man felt blue. "Do you know why the moron put his father in the icebox?" the girl asked. "You don't. Why are all men 60 dumb anyway. He put his father In the icebox because he liked cold HOLLAND NEWS By Mrs. Ed Hampton, Jr. . POP. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hopper and young son, Jimmie, of Detroit, have been with the Claude Samfords for a week, also visiting with Mr. Hopper's brothers, Mr. and .Mrs. Gray Hopper, and Mr. and Mrs. Jewel Hopper, of Tyler. Mi's. Samford and Mrs. Herman Hopper are sisters and were the former Betty and Mary Roberts of Caruthersville. Independence Day was celebrated at the Nat Nunnerys with the arrival of their son and daughter, Airman 3|c Ray Nunnery of Keesler Field near Biloxi, Miss., who arrived Friday night, and Staff Sgt. and Mrs. Charles Farrish of Memphis. Joining this family Saturday for a big Fourth of July dinner followed by fireworks and celebrations were Ronnie and Jerry Paul Pucket, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Puckett of Houston, Tex., who are visiting here during July with relations; Mrs. Patti Jo Boone, formerly Patti Jo Shelton, of Owensboro, Ky., Mrs. Fern Coleman and Mrs. Jean Booker of St. Louis and Airman 3'c Louis Northern of Sheppard Ah Force Base, Texas. Mrs. Wade Channel and small daughter, Debbie, are here for a. fortnight from St. Louis visiting the Clell Jacksons with Mr. and Mrs. Roy Palmer in Kennett and the J. W. Channels in Bath Springs, Texas. Mrs. Channel's mother, Mrs. Martha Lester, well remembered ^iere, has .recently received surgery In St. Louis and is recuperating nicely. i Mrs. Freddie Collins and sons, i And Another "Get it? Here's another: Why did the moron cut off his fingers? Give up? Because he wanted to learn shorthand!" Tlie little girl shook her horse- ta'i and laughed, and said: • "I just love horses and jokes and riddles. Here's a riddle: What is black and white and red all over?" "Pooh, said the fat man. "That had whiskers on it when I was in kindergarten. I know the answer. It's a newspaper." ' "Oh, no it isn't. A newspaper is black and white and r-e-a-d all over. I asked you what's black and white and r-e-d all over. This is brand new. Give up?" "Well, I don't know whether I will or not." said the fat man. "Oh, please do II cant wait. It's really a good one.' "Okay, I give up. What Is it?" "An embarrassed zebra!" She laughed so hard the fat man had to chuckle, too. He asked her if she made good grades in school, and she ducked the question by replying: That Reminds Me ... "Oh. that reminds me about niy Very, very favorite joke. Its about a mother bragging to some other ladies about her little boy Joey. He helped her dry the dishes ate a his food even spinach made his own bed never cried always went to bed on time, made the highest grades, and everybody in his school Just loved him. " 'Is my Joey a good boy?' said the mother.' 'Not only that. He is only eicht years old, and every Wednesday he goes to the psychiatrist all by himself!" The fat man laughed aloud, and the litle girl, pleased, said: "Don't you know a joke to tell me? Just one?" Dredging deep in his memory, the fat man said: "Okay, let's play house." "Play house?' she puzzled. Kenny and Johnnie, enjoyed a short visit from their son and brother, j Pvt. Clyde Collins, who was home from Camp Polk, La., on a holiday visit. Enjoying a quiet Fourth, Mr and Mrs. L. N. Kinder invited friends in for dinner. Freezers of home made ice cream were available throughout the day and a barbecue spread out-of-doors was their way of beating the heat problem. "Sitting out" under a favorite shade tree made a safe and happy holiday for the Kinders and their guests, Mr. and Mrs. R. E. L. Smith, Mr. and Mrs: Homer Smith and two sons Homer, Jr., and Bobby ar.o Mr. and Mrs. N. R. Pickens of Braggadocio. From near St. Louis Mr. and Mrs. Randall Workman drove down to be with the former's parents, the Voris Workmans, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ira Zahner and son Edwin of Port.tgevillc joined that group for the week-end. Edwin is a student at Columbia University. Mrs. Florence Workman is summer visiting with a daughter, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Lindeman, of Neosha, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Long and daughter. Donna Jean, have lately moved to Holland where Mr. Long will replace Clifton Walker as supervisor in the vocational agriculture school. The Longs are from Gray Ridge, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Walker are making their home in Sikeston where he accepted a position with the Sikeston school. Michael Lloyd is the name given to the baby boy born to Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Neal Saturday at the Blytheville Hospital. Weighing seven pounds, this is the Neals' second child. Mrs. Neal was formerly Mary Lee Burton, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Bob Burton of Steele. This week Mr. and Mrs. Theadore Payne and sons, Billie and Jerry, will return from two week's visiting in Los Angeles where they were guests at Mr. Payne's brother, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Payne. Three days last week Mrs. Perry Taylor, Mrs. Bob Temple, Mrs. V. M. Jones and daughter, Jucry, and Mrs. Adele Taylor attended the Southern Missouri Baptist Assembly at Van Buren, Mo. With Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Carnell for several weeks, Buel Herrod arrived last week from Lake Wales, Fla., where he has worked the past several months. The Carnells were guests Sunday of Mr. Cornell's mother. Mrs. W. T. Carnell, in Leachville who also had been in Lake Wales for some time with a son, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Carnell. Holiday visitors at the J W. IcCaniel's west of town were Mr. and Mrs. Otis Harmon and four children and Miss Loreeta M^Daniel all formerly of Holland, recently of St. Louis. Mr. Harmon is employed with the McQuay-Norris Ammunition Company Week end guests in the home of Mrs. Fannie Raye and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Miller were Mr. tnd Mrs. E. B. Chihvood of Blytheville. After two month's hospitalization following a series of operations, Mr. Chitwood is convalescing The condition of Herman Moore KILL FLYING INSECTS MSCCTMMB Haghes-Brogdon DRUG STORES Main at Lake • Main & Division THEATRE Manila, Ark TONIGHT ONLY SOUTHSIDE 1-1000 With Don Defore & Andrea King FRIDAY ONLY AARON SLICK From PUNKIN CRICK in Technicoloi\ With Alan Young Dinah Shore Rohcrt Merrill ••••••*•••••»••••»•••(•• Charter No. 14389 Report of Condition of Reserve District No. 8 FIRST NATIONAL BANK IN BLYTHEVILLE in the State of Arkansas at the close of business on June 30th, 1953. Published in response to call made by Comptroller of the Currency, under Section 5211, u. S. revised statutes. ASSETS Cash, balances with other banks, inclucline reserve'balance, and cash items in process of collection $2.302,378.13 United States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed 1,149,415.00 Obligations of States and political subdivisions 500,837.23 Corporate stocks (including $14,250.00 stock of Federal Reserve bank) 14,250.00 Loans and discounts (including $2,387.23 overdrafts) 3,l(i7,201.30 Bank premises owned SCO,135.50, furniture and fixtures $25,491.13 85,616.63 Other assets 44,715.86 TOTAL ASSETS $7,264,41.1.05 L I A B 11.1 T I K S Demand deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations $4,762,609.29 Time deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations 689,131.15 Deposits of United States Government (including postal savings) 66,303.79 Deposits of States and political subdivisions 723,661.00 Deposits of banks 31)5,817.72 Other deposits (certified and cashier's checks, etc.) 43,662.57 TOTAL DEPOSITS $6,651,785.52 TOTAL LIABILITIES $6,651,185.52 CAPITAL ACCOUNTS Capital Stock: Common stock, total par $200,000.00 200.000.00 Surplus : 275.000.00 Undivided profits ' 137,629.53 TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS 612,629.53 TOTAL LIABILITIES and CAPITAL ACCOUNTS $7,264,415.05 M E U O 1C A N D A Assets pledged or assigned to secure liabilities and for other purposes ,.... 355,000.00 Loans as shown above are after deduction of reserves of..., 70,000.00 I, Jack C. Owen, cashier of the above-named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. JACK c. OWEN, Cashier Correct—Attest: EUGENE P. STILL B. R. HAYS E. M. REQENOLD State of Arkansas, County of Mississippi, ss: Sworn to and subscribed before me this 8th day of July, 1053, and I hereby certify that I am not an officer or director of this bank. (Seal) Jess? Taylor, Notary Public. rwnafa. unchanged. Vlotltn of rheumatic fever and a. hiart ailment he recently was removed from Hayti Memorial Hospital to St. Joseph in Memphis. MM. Mollie Booker has visited several days with Mr. and Mrs. Henry Cain near Haytl, whose daughter, Joyce Kaye, is under medical care requiring complete bed rest for several weeks, at their country home, resulting from a tonsil and bronchidal Infection. At present the child Is unable to have callers. Home coming for the Fourth at Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Slaten's included all their children and families except one daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Bell and children of Los Angeles. Sons and daughters who were here through out most of the week were Mr. and Mrs. George Hall of Cape Girardeau; Mrs. Mary Ancel and son Clay of Sikeston: Mr. and Mrs. Joe Pyland and son of Camp Rucker, Ala., Mr. and Mrs. Jack Slaten and sons, recently moved to Grand Prairie, Tex., Mr. and Mrs. Ben Slaten and family of Caru- therville; the Earnest McCrareys and the Louis Hesters of this Community; and Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Slaten and family of Steele. A grandson, Mr. and Mrs. Billie Joe McCrary of Kansas City, Mo., also made happier the family gather- MOX In West Blytheville Air Conditioned by Refrigeration Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat. Sun 1:00 Always A Double Feature THURS & FRI A UNIVERSAL-INTERNATIONAL PICTURE —PLUS- Ing. * Mrs. Odls Channel Is home from a Blytheville hospital whero her condition was pronounced as poly- myelitis. The first reported new case In Holland community, Mrs. Channel shows pronounced Immobility in her left arm and leg but permanent paralysis is not anticipated. She is the daughter of Mrs. Louis Znhner of Steele and the mother of one child. WARNING ORDER In ihe Chancery Court, Chicka- Arkansas. Kathleen Sparki, Ptf. vs. No. Gurvls Sparks, Dfl. Tlio defendant, Qarvis Sparks, II hereby warned to appear within thirty days In the court named in the caption hereof nnd answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Kathleen Sparks. Dated this 8th day of July, 1958. G'eraldine Llston, Clerk Gene Bradley attorney. T9-16-23-SO •injoy Cool, Air-Conditioned Comfort THURSDAY AND FRIDAY R&Gtttt KIN9 OF PREHISTORIC SEA*.WANTS! The Thrill-Picture You've Been Hearing About on TV and Radio! PAUL CHRISTIAN • PAULA RAYMOND • CECIL KELLAWAY \ &„., KENNETH T08EY • JACK PENNICK LOU wo»£ «'rao mmm mtoEW/b/ti^gusxtl. *sc • JluooittPic^cH BERNflRDW BURTON iK^icil Wtcti Cmtd hi RAY HARRYHAUSLH • Mwic by D«4 eulloiph • D.wtfl b, EUGENE IQURit P,«MM b, HAL CHESTER xt MCK DIEIZ -[UUMM bf.WARNER BROS, MONOGRAM PICTURE CARTOON INSECT DAMAGE TO CROPS? \Ve offer to the farmers free field inspection for Thriiis, Army Worms, Reel Spider and other insect damage. We.have six pound loxaphene, 25 per cent DDT, 13HC and DDT 9/15 liquids. Also dust. If you have insect or poison problems, feel free to call on us at any time. Blytheville Soybean Corp. 1800 W. Main Phones GS56 — 6957 — 6858 Headquarters for Toxaphcne, DDT and Other I'oisons. i»y^r»-^rejt«""i v'f,' .£*;?«>- "4 at last, a sfrapfess bra with uplift that KEEPS UP I Peter Pan's patented pre-shaped Dura-form cup guarantees lasting uplift-washing after washing—for the whole long life of the bra! If you're an average A, B, or C cup, ask for Inner Circle 'to assure tl» perfectly rounded bustline so important for strapless fashions f 00 CLARA'S SHOP 419 West Main In BlyrhevilK USE OUR UY-AVW PLAN rtitHDLY JHOI sro*i JULY CLEARANCE CONTINUES SUPER VALUES THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF JULY! Yes, When Kelley Has a Sale-It's Really a Sale . . One Large Group, for Ladies & Children You'll find many belter shoes in this broken size selection. 1.99 Acrobat Children's Shoes Our entire stock of Spring and Summer shoes. Regardless of original Price, they must go — to make room for Back to School Shoes. 4.95 Ladies Casual and DRESS SHOES All Summer dress shoes ... up to 8.95 ... All Summtr casuals up to 7.95 . . . Reduced for clearance. 5.95 2 prs. for $10 All Ladies Better DRESS & CASUALS Our complete stock of famous brand dress shoes . . . Rep. 10.95 to 12.95 and those pretty Fortune! Straw casuals. Men's Jarman SUMMER SHOES NOW AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICES! • Nylon Mesh in Moc. and U-Wing Styles • Hi-Style Sport Shoes • Values up to 13.95 • Greatest savings we have ever offered in Jarman shoes Over 200 Prs. Broken Sizes Men's Canvas Shoes Special purchase for this event. Reg. 5.95 Jarman Canvas Shoes. 3,99 90 Prs. Men's Jarman Nylon Mesh Shoes Complete sizes — Sport and Dress. 9.95 Air Conditioned — For Your Comfort rOUft fKlfNDLY SHOE STOKI

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