The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 5, 1948 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 5, 1948
Page 5
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MONDAY, JANUARY 5, 1948 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIEH NEWS New£= Phone 4461 Missco Youths Return From Meeting « h Blytheville delegates to the Cleveland Methodist Youth Conference returned home Staurnday along with 10.000 other delegates over the United States and the ivorly. Delegates from here were Miss Mamie L. Adams. Miss Iva Seay. Miss Jo Ann Trleschmann, Miss Ruth Seay, Cal Gossett, Miss Juau- ita Eberdt, M,iss Ethel Eberdt, Miss George Ann Etldwell, Miss Eurline Baker, Miss Mona Sue Williams and Gary Robertson. During the conference the delegates heard seven outstanding men in Methodism. These included Dr. Harold c. Case or Pasedena. Calif., who spoke in the conference theme. "Christ Above All". Dr. G. Bacz-Camargo o[ Mexico, who Is outstanding in the field of Inter- domlnationl work and on "Tiie Christian World Pattern of Brotherhood." Dr. carmargo was not as an outstanding speaker as the others but the text of his speech presented some interesting challenges to the youth of today. Dr. Ralph E. Diffendorer of the Methodist Board of Missions was also a speaker. His subject was "Now Is the Time." Dr. Diffendorfer told of the beginning of the youth organization In the Methodist Church and introduced all of the nationals which were at the conference from foreign countries. Dedication Service Conducted Dr. Richard c. Raines of Minneapolis, Minn., was one of the speakers Thursday morning. Dr Raines spoke on the subject. "Salt lji?ht and Leaven" and was one ol most inspirational speakers o1 whole conference. Dr Paul 'w Qulllian, of Houston. Tex.. - also spoke that morning. His talk wa, entitled "On This—I will Build." In the closing service Frida; morning the speakers were Bishop J. Ralph Magee and E. Stanl; Jones, Missionary to India. Bisho] Magee spoke on "Youth and the Crusade for Christ." and the Rev Mr. Jones was In charge of thi dedication sen-ice where 10.00C young people and adults made per sonal commitments. One of the headlights of the conference of the drama "The Mighty Dream," by Dorothy Clark Wilson which was written especially for the meeting and was presented by a cast of 300 young people and adults. On Thursday night a concert by Roland Hays, Negro tenor, was presented with Reginald Boardman at the piano. This concert drew wide applause. During the afternoon sessions of the conference the delegates attended different interest groups pertaining to the work youth can jo in their local churches. One of • Jhe most interesting of these was the [••'Council of Bishops, where they re• 'ceived .a chance to meet and hear 21 of the bishops of the Methodist Church. Report on Also Meeting An interesting phase of the Cleveland Conference was the presentation of eight delegates to the World Youth Conference which met In Oslo, Norway last June. These delegates gave brief talks on the Oslo Conference. The watchnight service, which was held from 11 to 12 p.m. Wednesday night is believed to be the largest ever held where communion was observed. The communion was served to the :o,000 delegates in 15 minutes by 200 ministers. Bishop Paul V. Xern presided. The delegates from Blytheville went 'on a special train of 14 cars for Cleveland conference delegates, 260 from Arkansas. ! The delegates from " the First Methodist Church presented their report on the conference last night at the night service and the reports will be presented on a district wide level Jan. 26, at the First Methodist Church in Jonesboro. Mac Cvain Is With Theatre t Honored Party Uac Grain, son of Mr. and Mrs. ITonroe Grain Jr., celebrated his fifth birthday Saturday, when his mother entertained five of the neighborhood children with a theatre party. After the show, the children returned to the Grain home, where they played various games. Refreshments of ice cream and cake were served. Continuous Shows Every Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN I 1:00 a.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:3* p.m. the Rjxy l-ast Time Today fhe Unfaithful with Ann Sheridan and Zach.iry Scott Married Recently PACK Bits of News MMl/c James B. Lane and his bride, the former Miss Jessie M. irawford of Blytheville. are pictured following the recent marriage In Hickam Field Chapel No. 1, Honolulu. At The Hospitals Blylhcville Hospital Dismissed: J. W. Shouse, city. Tom A. Little Jr., city. Perry Rothrpck,, city. Mrs. W. L.'t,eabetter, city. Mrs. Roy J. Morris and baby, city. W. E. Johnson Osceola. Ruth Tisdell, Sikeston, Mo. John D. Sammons, Joiner. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Doris Austin, Dell. Benriie Gill, Dell. James Gregory, Holland, Mo. Elvira Nendola, Luxora. Mrs. Clifford Kowell, Luxora. Mrs. H. H. Davis, Steele, Mo. Avelle Haynes, Etowah. Patricia Widener, city. Mrs. N. H. Short, city. Julius Frace. city. Ernest Frace, city. Box Supper to Be Given There will be a box supper Wed- necday night, at the Flat Lake School house sponsored by the Methodist Church. Dr. Johnson s Brother Dies in Kansas City Funeral services for C. L. Johnson of Kansas City. Mo., brother nf Dr. I. R. Johnson of Blytheville, will be held this afternoon in Kansas City. Mr. Johnson, who was 70 years old. died suddenly yesterday noon at the home of his sister, Mrs. Ted Bcal In Kansas City. He was a retired engineer. Other than Dr. Johnson, he Is survived by one other brother, W. S. Johnson of here and one other sister. Dr. and Mrs. Johnson left last night for Kansas City. Mrs. Edward G. Schars will arrive tomorrow from silversprlng, Md., to spend 10 days with her sister, Mrs. Louis Ilubcner and family BUI Williams lias returned to the University of Arkansas, Fiiyette- vllle, where he Is a student, after spending ihc holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marlon Williams. Mrs. Donald Finning of Blng- hampton, N. Y., has arrived for an extended visit with her sister, Mrs. Chester Caldwcll and family. Mies Jo Aim Trlesclunan is 111 at her home on Walnut Street. Dick and John Brucfi Wilson, students at Northwest College. Senatobla, Miss., have returned there after spending the holidays hero with their mother. Mrs. B. B Wilson. Mrs. Louis mibcncr and children returned home yesterday from Little nock, where they visited with Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hubener for the past 10 days. Chester and Dan caldwell, stu. dents at Duke University, Duriinm N. C., returned to school Saturday after spendlnp the holidays with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chester CaUhvell. Dr. Jack Webb, who is attending Tulanc University. New Orleans. La., has returned to school-nftcr spending the holidays here with his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Floyd Webb. Miss Billle Sue Burks returned last night to Dcnton, Tex., where she Is a student at Texas State College for Women, after spending the holidays here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Burks. Miss Anne Wcedman, Miss Jo Ann Shanks and Miss Nancy Partlow returned to Dcnton, Tex., yesterday where they arc students at Texas State College for Women, after spending [he holidays hero with their parents. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dodd returned yesterday to Jonesboro, where Mr. Dcdd is a student at Arkansas State College. after spending the holidays here with Mrs. Dodd's parents, Mr. and Mrs W, o. Reeves. Mrs. B. M. McWilliams of Dallas, Tex., and Miss Marlon Woodall of Tyler, Tex., have returned to their homes aftr spending a Williams' sister and Miss WoodaU's a "Vr Mrs - p - E- Atkinson and Mr. Atkinson Miss Louclla Barnes, student at University of Arkansas, Fayettc- vllle, returned to school Saturday after spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T J Barnes, she was the overnight guest Saturday of Miss Pat Massey In Little Rock, who I, her roommate'at the University Miss Betty Woodson, student at the University of Arkansas, Fayettevillc Coming Events Social Calendar Tuesday La Ncuva Club meeting with Miss Mnry Adah Kobhuon. Hotary club ineellnii at the Masonic Mull at 12:10 p.m. Progressive Olub at the home of Mrs. o. W. Knight nl 2:30 p.m. Men of the First Methodist Church meeting at the church «t T.OO p.m. 4 tuble supper club meeting nl the home of Mrs. John W. Edrlng- ton at 7:30 p.m. Ghls and Boys buskctball, Kcl&cr vs. Osceola nl Kelser, 8:00 p.m. Wrdllrsday American Legion meeting at the Hut at, 8:00 p.m. Wednesday Bridge Club being entertained at the home of Mrs. Baker Wilson. Thursday Two (able club ni'cclluK al the home of Mrs. Sonrcy Menrs. Elliott Flelchcr Chapter of the U. D. C. will meet (or luncheon at 1 o'clock at the home ol Mrs. Holand Green. The Jaycccttes will meet at the Chibroom nt 7:30 p.m. Thursday Luncheon Club meet- Ing with Mrs. nyron Morse. Mid-Week Olub meeting with Mrs. J. Louis Cherry. Thursday contract Club being entertained by Mrs. Edgar Borum. Octette Club meeting wllh Mrs. Jnmcs Hill jr. Mrs. Elvu Poc ciilcrtahilng Jolly Eight Climb members. Two table Friday club meeting Memphians Visit Nashville to See 'Freedom Train' NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. & (UPi —The »leek seven-car Freedom Train endid Its Sunday "day of rest" and prepared to open Us <!oor» this morning- to thousands of Ten- nesseeans. Many other thousands were 10 heur the official broadcast of the opening ceremonies over * prece- dent-MttlUK 12-6tallon radio hookup that includes all Middle Tennessee. City officials will b* conducted through the train during the IS-mtti- ute broadcast jtirting «t 9:30 a.m. Railroad men reported additions! cars were added to sleepers from Memphis last nl|ht «nd that the streamliner, City of Memphis, arriving here this afternoon will pull Ihrce extra cars. Memphis was shuck off the calllnt list of the Freedom Train when 1U officials Insisted on enforcement of race segregation durlnt the exhibit. The exlhblt hours In Nashville were to be from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and II was estimated that roughly 16.000 could view the display during I that The train arived In Nashville «arly Sunday mornlnt from Oh»«»nof». It was closed to the public yesterday but hundreds streamed through the rail yards for * (llmpM of the tlilny red-whlt«-and-blue caru. The final-stop In Tennes«ee will be Tuesday in Jackson where another crowd from Memphis is expected to visit tht train. . famous Htgro P.m, Wednesday Klwallls—13:10 p.m. Thumlair Rotary—IJilo p.m. Mac Arthur's GOP Friends Think He Will Be Candidate MADISON, WLv, Jan. 5, (UP) — Gen. Douglas MacArthur sent a >M*ft of congratulation to tha opening of the Wisconsin centennial today and kome of his boosters claimed It contained a hit that he would toss his gold-braided cap Into Hie ring for (he Republican presidential nomination. Wisconsin politicians who have boomed him for the OOP candidacy sMd the hint lay in his statement that "there can be no greater oat- Islnctlon than such M comes from Ihe confidence lellccted by tlie ao- lecllon 01 one's neighbor* for public service." MacArthur sent Hie message from Japan to Chief Justice Marvin Rosenberry of the Stale Supreme Court, who read It at the cercmu- nlos ludny. Supporters, who organized a Mac- TU8KEOEE, Ala., Jan ». (UK- National and Alabama. lc*4src Wf* to take part in a tribute to' Dr.' George Washington Carver U l5- kegee Institute here today en Utt fifth anniversary of hl» death. Postmaster-General Jew* U. Donaldson will. be the prtodp«J speaker for the occasion. He will 1B- augurate the sale of the OcorM Washington Carver Memortil Stamp Issue here. Btxty-milUort of the three-cent Carver ttams* will be sold. Flrit 70-stamp sheet of the Ion* will go to Tusketee president Dr, F. D. Patterson, it will be placed tm the Institute's Carver Itueeum. A landing b*r|e that can Mt>-' Iron across soft irtow, mud, and bogs wi^h 60 tons of men and equipment has been developed bj the Navy. , Arthur - for - President CommltU* here Saturday, said they were de-' lighted by the message. Secretary it state Fred R. Zimmerman, who ha* done much of the work of orfaait- ing the movement on the genenl'a behalf, said "several persona haw interpreted the message M a aura Hint MncArthur would run." "I personally am not commenting expect to sxy that ! like the i age," he said. at tho Meeting New York Restaurants Find Meatless, Eggless Days Are "Impractical" NEW YORK. Jan. 5. (UP)—Paul Henkcl, president of the New Yorlc Society of Reslauranteurs, said today that he was advised restaurants and hotels to drop meatless Tuesdays and eggless Thursdays as "impractical," He said it was useless for only a few establishments to continue the days when "the gradual increase of of meatless Tues- St. Stephens Episcopal Auxiliary will meet tonight at the home of i non-ocscrvar.ce 01 meatless T Mrs. E. R. Mason at 7:30 p.m. I c .' a * E allcl «S«'=SS ( Thursdays is c The Wesleyan Service Guild of '"" "" " """ " ~~~ First Methodist Church will Edwin is a stu- meet at the home of Mrs. M. S. Edwards at 7:30 tonight to install officers. Box Office Opens 6:30 Show Starts 6:45 Opens Sunday 1:00; Starts 1:15 Continuous Shows Sat, «t Sun. Bargain Night Every Nifihl Except Saturday No passes honored on Sunday at Roxy Theatre '.ast Time Tod*> Claudia and David with Robert YounR a I>orothy McGuirc Fox New* and Setertril Short Tuesday and Wednesday NANCY COLEMAN • AR1WJR KENkDY OAHE MY WHIITY • VICTOR fRMJCEN OtSICKDfclCUiWtSBfSKilxai'l Also Short". fair a loss of business and un- competition." ,, , „, New York City claims the larg- cst high school in the world. It has 8000 pupils and 285 teachers. --. wecantan, who m a siu- v^«i »r> i>j, i>n dent at the University of Arkansas I Bluer Diane. Fayctteville returned there yester-' [ — nolid"'' 1 '-! spcnriing lhe Christmas js Here with his pnronls Mr and Mrs. Harry Weedman. and fnm- Jim Smart returned yesterday to Fayetteville, Ark., where he is ° student at the University of Arkansas, after spending the' holidays here with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. J. Mell Brooks Jr are spending today in Memphis " Mr. and Mrs. E. B Woodson accompanied their daughter Miss Julia Ann Woodson to Memphis Satur- riay and from there she went to Lynchburg, Va., where she Is attending Randolph Macon College She spent the Christmas vacation here with her parents and her sister. Miss Beity Woodson. Mr. and Mrs. L. I. Rice had as their guest during the holidays their daughter. Miss odle Rice, student at Vandcrbllt, University. Nashville, Tenn. Miss Rice returned to school yesterday. Bobby Dean has returned to Columbia, Tenn., where he is a student at Columbia Military Institute. He spent the holidays here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. F. D«an. Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Moore of Al- bcrquerquc, N. M., returned to their home of Mrs. J. H. Lovewell at 2:00 p.m. Bnsketbnll RHIIIC, Gosncll vs. Osccola, here, 8:00 p,m. Civic Calendar Monday Junior Chamber of Commerce— 7:00 p.m. Tuesday Lton's ctuh—13-.1& p.m. Amcrclan Legion—7:30 p.m. American Legion Auxiliary—»;00 home today after spending lh* holidays here with Mr.s. Moore's parents, Mr, and Mrs. J. E. Green. Clarence Johnson, son of Mrs C. E. Johnson, returned to school yesterday after spending the holidays with hLs mother. He Is a student sit Bowling Green Business University, Bowling Grcon. Ky. Mr.s. J. T. Ashley Sr.. left yesterday for Mngee, Miss., where she was called because of the death of her niece. Mr. and Mrs. James V. Klllany arc the parents of a daughter born yesterday at St. Joseph Hospital In I Memphis. Their first child, she has ' been named, Norn. Jean. Mrs. Klt- tany is the former Miss Bettle Saliba. Miss Polly Stewart, student at Arkansas Slate, Jonesboro, returned to school yesterday after spending the holidays here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Stewart. Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Little arc spending several weeks In Lltch- ficld Park, Ariz, Mr. and Mrs" w. M. LaFerney have returned from Washington D. C., where they spent two weeks as guesls of her sister, Mrs. j. L. 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