The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 20, 1947 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 20, 1947
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MX BLYTHRVILLE (ARK.)' COUKIKR NKWS .. Church Giving Bows Big Gain Mtrhodift Pastors i To Submit Reports . : lit Forrest City ', Bfcthodist Churches In the Jonts- ,boro District. -«-hlch includes Mlss- 'teclppl Countjr, during the present (conference year have shown in- «r*»»d support of tlie ministry •«nd larger contributions (or bene- «lfHCM, it was disclosed today by .'th«.R*v. J. Albert Gatlin, district ,'tupcrintendem, after he lifld completed his report to be made to the annual sessions of the church's North Arkansas Conference In For- ml city this week. Report* for the churches in ttM district show a total of 1,171 additions to the membership rolls, tt» Her. Mr. Gatlin said, adding that 619 of the new members were W«ived on profession of faith. Tour ministers were licensed to 'yrMch during the year- by net inn •< the district conference. ftevtnty-thre* Sunday Schools reported « total enrollment of 10,«35 for the district. Forty-six •hurohes had active organl/nllons of th« Wonuui'i Society 01 Christian Servke, and nine Wcsleyan Guilds for business women. These women's organizations have a total membership of 1,578 and raised , approximately $16.000 during the •onfer'ence year : Ctmrchf* Valued at JBTO.IJM Church property in the district : ii valued at $870,014 and there are only Jour churches with Indeblcd- BCM which totals *23,3M. During tn« year fs,424 was stxmt on uew buildings, »nd $143.856 on repairs 'to existing houses of worship. Methodist churches In the Jonuboro district during Ihe past year raised $74,6.10 for support of vthe ministry, which compares with (63,528 raised lor this purpose last year. Benevolences pntd Oils year a: mounted to $13,428. a gain of 12 'per cent over last year. In addition ' the members of the .VA?thod1st churches in the district raised : $53,000 in cash and pledged mi : additional S17.000 lo the Hendrix ' College building fund. Hit by Senor Cupid Xavier Cusat, the rluunba king, (jives a peck on the check to his new bride, Hollywood sUirlet Lorraine Allen, after Ihclr Philadelphia, Pa., wedding. The IG-ycar-old band lender and his 211-year- old bride v.-ere married after his divorce from his ex-vocalist, Ciirmun Castillo, became (liiiil. America Looks Mighty Good To One Tourist from Britain Thief Takes Bucket Full Of Dough and Owner Reports Loss of $750 CONCORD, N. C., Oct. 20. (UP) — A «160 one-KiilIun theft left Robert Leaks, Jr., Negro, lacing an eight to ten year prison term today. He was convicted of entering 'the home of Irvin Russell and stealing- a gallon bucket full of money. Russell said he got all but a. quart of it back. Jonesboro Man Dies Jonesboro, Ark.,' Oct. 20. (UP) —The body of J. B. Pittman. 52' yen r-old Cralghcad County farmer, .was found in his home in the Delfore Community near Monelte. ^Saturday. Coroner W. C. Craig said *he apparently died of a heart at- itack. KOMPTLY relieves surface i CONGESTION CHEST GOLDS Tr«ctl 11V KOI1KHT TtlClfAUDS . United Pri-ss Staff Correspondent NEW YORK. Oct. 20. (UP)—Miss Gladys L. Groves ol England has visited in the United Stales for ninn- :han five months now, and sometimes she feels as If she'll never lose the lump in her throat. "You may not experience It." she said. "After all these things are icar to you—but how can I explain what I felt the first time. I saw the capltol In Washington? It was dark. We came upon It unexpectedly, with the floodlights against the white dome. The lump came up and I coultl not put, it uway. . ." And the mountains of Fast Tennessee or the beautiful hills on the edge of Virginia's blue valleys. . ." ''The lump was there again." Miss Groves .said. Her voice was soft, ris if she still felt the wonder of il. "It was so beautiful. So very very beautiful. That's all I can tell you." Miss Grove.s, a Inippy middle-aged woman from Jolly old England, has traveled 20.000 miles across our broad nation since .May visiting 17 former American soldiers who were her pals in the United Kingdom during World War U. "I've mil on 30 and n half pounds since I started," Miss Groves added, "but I'll not be discouraged by that. I'll see it through." "Some of my Americans were bll- Just ask. .we tike to say YES" to LOANS • AUTOMOBILE • SIGNATURE • CO-MAKER • FURNITURE Qwlcfc, Mv«t« Service • Personalized Attention Com* im or t«7«p/ioji* 2928 122 W. Ash St. BLYTHEVILLE GEWERAL CONTRACT PURCHASE CORPORATION leted with me In my home near Her.don Airport toulside Ixmdon)," Miss Groves said, "but others were just friends who 'dropped in for u spot of tea. They all invited me lo .see their wonderful homes In the United Slates, It was Ihe chance of [i lifetime, so I took H." Miss Groves—secretary for a realty firm—spent the weekend in Cambridge. Mass.. .with Theodore Wood .Ir., an English instructor at Massachusetts Institute of Tei'hnoloRy. In. New York she* Is visilini; Eastern Airlines Pilot Philip Parkinson who was the first American billeted at her home. "I could not, bcyln to say which purl of America I have enjoyed most." Miss Groves said. "I visited Milan P. Jansen In Milwaukee six different times. It was my base, of operations for a while." Claude Maxwell of Detroit, a former nil-force captain, drove 800 miles to Manhattan to meet Miss Grove.s and lake her home with him. "My boys all realize that Ihe British government would not let me brin^ very much money." she said, "and they have managed vcrv well at Celling me from one point to another." Tom Wccms of Memphis, Tenn., was her host when brother John— one of Miss Groves' "Americans"— was still in the army and could not be present. She later visited John at Fort Hia(;s, Tex. William Davis, a student at the University of Wisconsin, showed her around Madison. Wis. "And when I went to see my American, Newton Moorer, ill I Shreveport. La.." Miss Groves said, l "f met another ex-soldier named Gordon Van Hoose. He had enjoyed his stay in England so much I hat he invited me to Visit his family's cotton plantation. I slopped tor a week and enjoyed it." Alter KivliiK Radio City and Manhattan's lull buildings a closer examination. Miss Groves will visit Philadelphia at (he invitation of some oificials ol the American University in Cairo. After her trip through the South- huul. Miss Groves returned equipped with such vital expressions a.s "I declare" and "sure 'notmh." She said. ."And I sure 'nough love all of you Americans," Jeffers Returned To U. S. Prison to Complete Term LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20. (UP) — The Rev. Joe Jeffers. "Yahweh Disciple", formerly of Jonesnoro. Ark.. Who claims a spiritual fortune of $500,000,000.000. WJLS en route today to the federal penitentiary at McNeil Island. Wash., .to finish'out a lour-year sentence for stealing his ex-wite's automobile. U. 3. Marshals whisked him out ol the county Jail early yesterday to avoid demonstrations by his followers. Jeffers was paroled after serving 17 months ol a Dyer Act sentence imposed when he was picked 'iji in Miaci, Fin., in 194-1. He. WHS in a car awarded to his former wife in a divorccj-settlenient. 'I'll* federal prison board revoke;! his parole us result of charges ol nonpayment o! alimony and intimu- lions lie took money from members of his temple ol Yahweh without informing internal revenue officers. Jelfcrs, wlio identifies Yahweh as the true God. says Yahweh holds forth in the constellation of Orion, where lie has stored up n $50tl.CK)0.- 000,000 fortune for Jeffers. But he claims to have no earthly goods except the $1.53 he always carries ;n his pocket. Bus Company Officials Seek Source of Bullets JACKSON, Tenn., Oct. 20. (UP) — Officials ol the five-months-old •strikebound Southern Bus Lines company today Investigated the lir- ins of two bullets through a bus early yesterday. A bus company spokesman said the shots were fired as a bus driven by Jack Owen of Booncvillc. Miss., entered the city limits here. Owen reportedly was cut By flylnu but there were uo other injuries. company officials said Owen telephoned his report from Connth, Miss., anil (moled the driver saying the shots came from a taxicab as he passed across the city limits. The bus was en route from Columbus. Miss., with three passengers and two trainee drivers. No police were escorting the bus. MONDAY, OCTOMKK 20, 1917 nisfrers Piirzled by KKK's Donation of Cosh WniGIITSVILLE, Ga., Oct. 20. (UP)—Three Baptist ministers were undecided today to no with a certain casli donation. They didn't want to keep it, but they didn't ktio,v to whom it .should A revival hits been In progress at the Fiist Baptist Church here this week. Just as the rongreuallnn coni'Hirt- d a sons; I''nd;iy night, 15 to 20 Ku Klux Klansmea, masked and in full reRitlla, marched in the church door and down an aisle. At the pulpit they handed envelopes with money in them to Rev, liyron Kennedy of Swainsboro. One was lor him, one lor the Wrlnhlsville pasior. Rev, W. H. Heed, and tt:e other for the soni: lei'der, Rev. Earle P. Stlrcivult, ul Li'.luinia. Tiic- Klansnien said the money was in apinecintion for Ihe levn':il services. TJun they quickly The iiiiniMprs .anjjrlly told Dm eoii-ic/ation they would have none ol the mon'ey. v/ilat to do with it was still beinti considered tottny. Bees In many warm counties i there Is rn '.vlnlcr, ami no :in: make honey but do not eat it. .sinco U'.uij;!,- u-, .1. CITY DRUG '.:[ \Vil[i:ims, i niythcvillu, Arli </ t k r C LJ I D is *' 1C \*>wct of liner\ UN o n i r aRC l!mt | >jruU Kcn . It ?Mtiom loj'ctficr. It surmounls ii vhk'h tornl to ta^oU't' unity, juitle isiuE ailot lion into n continuing fc'H'e tint IT J mini is laniily 'rals nm! irutitiuns I rum other. "Couldn't wnil until I jjavo if to Mm fur hi ; ! i! .i i! !i- day . . . now he just sits an* iiflmiri's t' 1 :^ T \! ri from HUH1SAUI) U AkDV/A I;':-: ':/' Our office luis now been tynvrij •118 South Lake S(. IMionc ai!i!>. Ivan R. Yea Pt:;^: Trainmen's Union Shows Signs of Dissension CLKVKLAND. Oct. 20, lUPJ — Dissension in the ranks of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen was disclosed Saturday with iho announcement that two members >f the three : nian board of trustees hat! been removed from office on charges of "interference and obstruction." j The men ousted by the executive board'here were p. J. Baumuerger. trustee's secretary. Miami. Pla., mid E. C. Dassctt. Mobile. Ala. The executive board charged in part that the tow had "inlerferccl and obstructed efforts of the president of the Brotherhood in the. matter of a public relations pro- Snun" and had "interfered and injured the reputation and influenr" the Brotherhood and its president . . ." A. P. Whitney, president of the Brotherhood, said "tliey interfered with everyUiinj;." Keats Ai! Day and The WARM MORNING employ construct!oil principles which result it efficiency at low cost. Burns any kind of coal, coke or bri- quets. Scmi-nuiomat- ic, magazine feed. Holds fire for stvcr;il d:\ys on closed draft. Suirt n fire hut once a v car - Kcijuirc*. less ntlt'rition than most furnaces. Now ivuirc than n million in iiid Co in t* in and t>ee ihis remarkable heatex- Without Refue5mg 1 lazing, printed, interior in remarkable heating All in One Simp SOMKRVIIXB. Mass. (UP)—The Hardy family of Snmmerville liolds an unusual rnihondhij; recjud. Tho laliier. Waller, is assistant foreman at the Boston and Maine Railroad car repair shops here and h:.s .six sons work with him. Quick As A Wink IT'S YOURS! A Fine Reconditioned Car From Poole Motor Company Easy C. I. T. Tim* Payment* If You Desire Ever get uneasy around a used car lot? j ... Feel like you might be R ettin K some- i thins: you don't want with all that smooth , talk? We know what yon moan . . th- • * you'll find It conspicuously absent at our ; place of business. We let cm- customers make • up their own minds-then buy m suit themselves. l What's more we stand behind every r;\r we s^li, our business is built on that sort of goodwill! l' H- u /, c P °° LE ' ° wncr & Operator Highway 61 at Steele, Mo. Jf Phone Sfeclc 49 Dixie Cream Wiiplesale or Retail ? i!S 0: s~ /. JS? ""ic O.iKs Vrom !,ittlf Arnrns <Iri Try Dix.' Civnni Doniu Plu.i) the nest time jv p.istiy, wiioif.-ali- or retell. Ki i> n now i ( ' way. 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