Caruthersville Journal from Caruthersville, Missouri on July 2, 1936 · 2
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THE REPUBLICAN, CARUTHERSVILLE, MISSOURI Thursday, July 2, 1936. Thursday, July 2, 1936. Greyhounds Best The Caruthersvil'e Greyhounds te-feated the Booker T's 5-4 Sunday afternoon, the second time the local negro base bailers have trounced the Ecoker T's. About four hundred saw the game. Greyhounds were credited with 9 hits and made thrje errors, while the Booker T's received 7 hits and made five misplays. Dillinger d Shelp were battery mates tor the Greyhounds, Dillinger getting 11 strikeouts, Handful and Buys form-ed the Booker T's battery, Handful getting eight strikeouts. This was the eighth victory for the Greyhounds out of nine gamci HOLLAND NEWS Mr. and Mrs. O. S. Utley and nephew, Roy Scott, Aaron Nunnery and daughters, Pauline and Lois, visited Mr. and Mrs. Verley Bun and Elmer Lee Nunnery at Para-gould, Ark., Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Pinkston attended the funeral Friday of little Murial Orbin, two months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Pinkston of Hayti, who died Thursday of heart trouble. Burial was made at the cemetery at Rector, Ark. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Glover, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Edwards and Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Ctorrell were guests at a birthday dinner in Caruthersville at the home of Mrs. Lonnie Phipps for Frank Henderson, Sunday. Mrs. Grace Ridge visited Mrs. Mae McGhee of Kennett, Thursday. Mrs. L. Hayes and Mrs. Cora Hood were in Sikeston Thursday and Friday where they were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ward. Harvey Arnold of Huffman, Ark., is visiting his mother, Mrs. Mary Arnold this week. Miss Dorothy Powers, daughter of Mrs. Pearl Powers, is home following a visit in St. Louis where she visited friends and relatives. - Mr. and Mrs. C. P Jenkins of New Survey were here Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Russel Little. Mary Locke, small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Caulson, is in the Baptist hospital in Memphis where she is being treated for pneumonia. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Freeman and daughters, Joan and Jimmie Fran-es, were the guests of Mr .and Mrs. Bill Secoy of Jonesboro, Sunday. Johnny Slayton, William Wilson and the Misses Ethyl Kifer and Irene Wilson were in Big Springs, Mo., Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Russel Devore left Friday for their home at Elvins, Mo., after visiting the latters parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cohoon. Following a short visit in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Edwards, Mrs. Lou Clark of Max Creek, Mo., and Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Carter and baby of Milan, Mo., have returned home. Mrs. Reuben Puckett and son, Le-roy, came Tuesday from Memphis where they were guests of Mrs. Laura Pierson. Mr. and' Mrs. Joe Lester were week end guests of Mrs. Lester's parents of Poplar Bluff over the week end. Little Billy Worsely, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Worsely of Victoria, Ark., left Monday after visiting Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kenley and son, Urban, the past week end. Mrs. Thelma Thompson and daughter, Beth, arrived Wednesday from Denver, Colorado, following three weeks visit with Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Buckley. Mr. and Mrs. John Azbil of Tyler and daughter were guests of Mrs. Azbil's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Workman, flaturdav and Sumlav. Claude Edwards returned to St. Louis Monday after spending a few days here and Memphis attending to business matters. Nuttcr-Fiske Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Hazel Gertrude Fiske, daughter of Mrs. Claude Fiske of near Holland, and Donald Nutter of Needles, Calif., which was solemnized at the home of the bride's mother. The Rev. M. A. Mas-sey, pastor of the Methodist Church in Steele performed the single ring ceremony. The bride attended the Southeast Missouri Teachers College at Cape Girardeau and the University of Missouri, whore she graduated. She later took training at the West Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburg. Mr. Nutter attended the University of Missouri and Is n era Hi iota of the University of California. oring in electric engineering. He is jiuw wim me sneu uu Company of Needles, Calif., where they will mane uieir aome, rv3&nQy to Eaoa OH AUTOr.IODILEC 025 to 0500 Just Drive Your Car in and Bring Title NO RED TAPE Car Need Not Be Paid For . . . More Cash Advanced . . . Payments Reduced ... No Co-Signer Required QUICK SERVICE! For Further Information, see M. N. MIENER or T. G. HARPER 205 South Main Street Kennett, Mo. Oil for "the lamp of your life" WHEN a child, the writer lived in a small town. One of her daily duties was to clean and replenish the oil lamps commonly in use at that time. There were varied types the student lamp for reading, the great hanging lamp over the dining table, the reflector for the kitchen, and tiny ones tor the night. Because the family was large, and light was required in many rooms, many lamps had to be kept trimmed and bright, and a careful mother expected thoroughness and thoughtful attention to detail. In spite of the exacting nature of the work, however, the writer always felt a glow of Inner satisfaction when at night the lamps were lighted and Bhe saw the flame straight and true across a trim wick, and the light shining cheeringly through a sparkling glass chimney. . . . Mary Baker Eddy, in a letter to a branch Church of Christ, Scientist, said, "May mercy and truth go before you: may the lamp of your life continually be full of oil" (Miscellaneous Writings, p. 151). In her textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" (p. 592), is this definition: OIL. Consecration; charity; gentleness; prayer; heavenly inspiration." With the lamp of our life continually filled with such oil, our good works would give glory to God. . . . As we endeavor to make practical this definition of oil, we find that consecration holds within Itself diligence, constancy, and unswerving sincerity of purpose. Faltering, intermittent attempts to be or do good, spasmodic or hesitating efforts toward right thinking are not satisfying. The practice of true thinking requires regularity and constantcy, devotion and enthusiasm. Charity, or love, walks hand in hand with the obedience which Includes promptness, alertness, attention, good humor, and willingness to serve; it implies repentance accompanied by reformation. Gentleness is closely associated with kindness, docility, nobility; and true greatness is gentle. It is a persuasive, rather than a belligerent factor, and allays strife. Dally living affords the opportunity to practice the love which true prayer affirms, for, to be wholly effective, prayer must be accompanied by constructive action. Prayer brings to one that heavenly inspiration which illumines the path of life with love. Realizing the present worth of these spiritual qualities, we find, sometimes to our surprise, that they cannot be hoarded, but must be shared. In the familiar story of the widow who appealed to Ellsha, when the creditor was about to take her two sons to be bondmen, it is interesting to note that the prophet turned her attention to that whicn she already possessed "a pot of oil" (II Kings 4:2-7). He bade her borrow "empty vessels." She was not to ask for oil, but for empty vessels, "not a few," and she herself was to fill them to the brim from the supply which she was to prove unlimited. Quietly, unostentatiously, behind closed doors, the record tells us, "she poured out." In times of discouragement, grief, lack, shall we not close the door on the nagging, unreal arguments, and go forth to pour into some empty, cheerless, lonely hour in a neighbor's routine, the riches of understanding, compassion, forgiveness, and love? There are many empty moments in human experience which we may fill with the realization of the truth of being. Recompense to exceed the immediate need is made manifest as we unselSshly turn the oil of joy and gratitude into seemingly dark, barren, dreary thoughts in our daily contacts in business and at home. The wise Christian turns consciously, constantly, to the source of all good for strength, healtti, happiness. He keeps close to God, 'on- tinn.ally declaring the real selfhood which radlalea steadily the glory of infinite Love. At times when like the foolish virgins we forget to equip our thoughts and be ready, let us not relax into self-condemnation, but humbly, meekly, grow into obedience, industry, alertness to duty, resolving each day to keep the lamp of life continually filled with the oil of "consecration; charity; gentleness: prayer; heavenly inspiration." As we abide in the Christ, Truth, the reward is sure. "Unto the Son he saith," as it is stated in the epistle to the Hebrews (1:8, 9), "Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows." Th$ Christian Science Monitor. A pendulum, to beat one second exactly, must be one-fifth of an inch longer at Spitzbergen than at the equator. o r Fresh air, a comfortable bed with a soft low pillow, and warm feet are safeguards against sleeplessness, a physician states. The West Is id' ' .5 Copyright 1(36, by Th. Chicago TribunV Landon's Is Typical Kansas Family f I ' 1 If, . m- M '-"&.' ,;i.-.'' y'N, yS-i r if I '?' 1 "ffi Hi ph 1 1 j r. -wL - T rTi T rH h Topeka, Kas. "Meet the folks!" This picture of Gov. All N. Landon of Kansas and his family was taken on the steps of the Landon home here. Standing, left to right: The Republican Presidential nominee him self; Mrs. Landon, and their oldest to right: Airs. Samuel E. Cobb, mother of Mrs. Landon, holding John Cobb Landon, 3; and John Landon, the governor's father, holding Nancy Jo, 2. All Nation Helps to Notify Landon Topeka Prepares for Vast Throngs, at July 23 Ceremonies TOPEKA, KAS. -Plans are under way to welcome representative thousands of visitors from all over the United States for the ceremonies in which Gov. Alf M. Landon will be formally notified of his nomination as the Republican candidate for the Presidency. The notification will take place at the state capitol July 23 at 8 p. m. To facilitate the attendance of the vast throngs who will pledge their support to Governor Landon in the November election, railroads have announced special reduced rates of one cent a mile for the occasion. Topekans already are busy arranging for parking facilities for the additional thousands who will make the trip in automobiles, and preparing the hotels for the enormous influx of visitors. Several large groups from Chicago, Kansas City, Omaha, St. Louis and other cities of the Middle West have indicated plans for chartering airplanes, busses and railroad trains to make the trip. Even now the streets of the Kansas capital are bearing an unaccustomed load of automobile traffic, carrying steadily increasing tourist hordes bent upon a first-hand glimpse of the man whose popularity, with the speed and force of a typical prairie cyclone, has endeared him to the hearts of millions of Americans as the one to lead the nation out of the mire of "three long years" of New Deal soviet-isms, blunders and waste. in the Saddle daughter. Peggy Anne. 19. Seated, left THOUSANDS RALLY TO G. 0. P. Chicago, 111. Dollar contributions to the campaign fund of the Republican National committee are rolling in at the rate of 4,000 a day, according to George A. Paddock, chairman of the committee named to raise a million dollars by the sale of "participation certificates." Paddock reports that the donors to date have included many Democrats and independents who prefer Landon and Knox to Roosevelt and Garner. The contributor who sends his dollar to Republican National Committee, Drawer S, Chicago, Illinois, receives in return a certificate which may be framed. The dollar is split "fifty-fifty" between the national committee and the county committee where the contributor lives. Vote Half U. S. Highway Funds to Two States Washington, D. C With Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes openly lobbying on the floor of the house, the lower body and the senate passed the "Blue Ridge pork bill" which calls for the construction of a 477-mile parkway through Virginia and North Carolina. Federal highway funds, under the terms of the bill, will be given the two states outright; other states have to match federal funds dollar for dollar in highway programs. The total costs for the project will be approximately 48 million dollars, or nearly half the amount appropriated to all the states for highways. The Rise of Hidden Taxes Washington, D. C Hidden, or indirect, taxes, which are borne largely by the poor, paid 15 per cent of the cost of the government from 1928 to 1932. Since 1932 they have paid 59 per cent of the cost. WARDELL NEWS Walter Bernard of Caruthersville was here Wednesday attending to business matters. E. A. Ponting of Stonnnigton, HI., spent several days here last week looking after his farm interest. Mesdames Willard Walker and Walter Shepard, Jr., spent a few hours shopping in Caruthersville, Saturday. Mrs. Althea Shanks and daughter, Ann, of Memphis were the guests of Mrs. Lennie Dell Warren over the week end. Misses Jasmyne Sanders and Mildred Popham of Hayti attended to business here Saturday morning. Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Bingenheimer of Braggadocio spent Sunday here visiting Dr. and Mrs. W. H. Denton. 0. H. Acom returned home Thursday after attending to business in Beaumont and Houston, Texas. Orland Foster of Hayti is spending a few days here visiting Hubert Bivens. Miss Lawanda Johnson spent the week end in Portageville visiting her brother, Cletus Johnson. Miss Lucille Spidell of Caruthersville spent Monday morning here visiting Miss Maecel Tant. Fred Williams of Topeka, Kansas and G. A. Potts of Cape Girardeau were here Wednesday of last week on business for the McGinley Land Co. Mr. Williams is a stockholder and supervised their business here in 1935, while Mr. Potts was bookkeeper here for a number of years. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Dillard attended the show in Portageville Sunday night ' The Shrainka Construction Com- l pany, that has the contract to build the Farm to Market road running west of town, has started work, end after the first of July they expect to be able to work a larger force and will rush the work till completed, which will be about November first STANLEY NEWS Mrs. Joe Jackson left last Saturday to spend a few weeks visiting relatives in St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hodge and family left for California last Wednesday where they will visit relatives living near Los Angeles. Mr. and Mrs. Neal Crockett are the proud parents of a twelve pound son, born to them last Sunday. The young man has been christened. Charles David. Miss Lavera Wilson left with her sister last Sunday to spend a few days visiting relatives in St. Louis. Rev. Vannie Haggred conducted a week's revival service here at the Stanley school. Funeral services were held last Friday at the Baptist church in Portageville for the two and one- Suggestions that will make your fourth more enjoyable Whether you will go picnicking, spend the day golfing, take a trip or just enjoy yourself loafing around home . . . you'll enjoy yoursef more in these clothes. f 11 Swim Trunks All wool swim trunks with built-in support and size buckle adjustment. Brown, Grey, Blue, Maroon and White. $1 -$1.65-$1.95 Boys Sizes, 85c A NEW STRAW FOR THE FOURTH Our stock is complete with smart looking sailors and panamas. half year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Cottrell. The child had been ill for about ten days, death resulting from colitis. Interment was made in the Portageville cemetery. J. L. Duty of this community had a narrow escape from death last Saturday evening when the small pick-up truck he was driving waa sideswiped, caus.ng the truck to turn over two or three times. Mr. Duty was not injured, but his truck was damaged considerably. The driver of the automobile sideswiping him did not stop. Lee Shanks and his father, J. W. Shanks of the Ingram Ridge Community stopped in this community a short while Sunday afternoon on their way to Jefferson City. They went up after Johnnie Williams who has been ill for the past few weeks. J. D. Jackson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Jackson returned home from St. Louis last Sunday afternoon. Mrs. H. H. Sutterfield and chil-' dren of Sikeston visited with Mrs. B. C. Brockett of this community Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Turner are the proud parents of an eight and one-half pound son, born to them last Monday, June 22. The young man has been named Donald Ray. o . Lack of vitamin A in the diet may cause kidney stones, according to two scientists of the Univeisity of Wisconsin. A whale weighing 12,000 pounds once floated into the harbor of Cux. haven, Germany, and tied up ship traffic until it was removed. their keenness never varies wmmu ...Hi. iinu.. ., ..m,.. km w, MADE SINCE 1S80 by the Inventors of the original safety raior, Star Single-edge Blades nave do years of precision experience swoppea into tneir Keen, iong-iasung edges. If your dealer can not supply yon, man 10c for 4 blades to Dept. FS-1. Star Blade Divi sion, 88 Johnson Street, Brooklyn, w. x. 'J I II 1 FIT OIO EVES-READY RAZORS t Sport Shirts Cool, open weave, short Sleeve shirts. 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