The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 2, 1950 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 2, 1950
Page 11
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COUKIER NEWS FACE ET-STVEW Korean 'Thieves Market'Of fers Gum, Fur Coats B<r O.K.P. KINO SEOUL, Nov. I. (AP)—You can purchase everything from, chewing gum to fur coats along the • sidewalks and vacant lots of what is called "the thieve* market" of this Korean capital. Actually there is no proof that thievery supplies the hundreds ot shoestring style merchants operating from collapsible tables or tiny folding stands. Hundreds of thousands of dol- |U* worth of clothing and mer- ."ndise, left behind by the Americans who fled in the face of the Communist invasion four months ago, formed the stockpile, which put them into business. The Communist seized some of these discarded or abandoned good's. But the bulk was carefully hidden and kept hidden until Seoul was liberated. - Since the liberation authoritie* report constant losses from railroad yards and warehouses. But in most Instances Omerlcnn soldiers and not Koreans are suspected. The goods eventually get to the "thieves market",and once there, they cannot be distinguished from honestly acquired salvage. In the early hours of June 28, whon dependents -wer'e being flown to Japan, doors of the post exchange were opened to all..The U.S. embassy allowed all who could to storit up. Americans who hoped to get out with their possessions helped themselves to cases ot cigarettes, canned goods, luggage, clothing, toiletries, yardage, goods and the thousand and one things handled by post exchanges. Such things as cameras, shoes dinnerware and the like could not be brought out with only air transport space available and "nly a few hours advance notice. From the commissary, from the PX, from the hundreds ot homes of Seoul residents servants, neighbors and other opportunists obtained things acquired by the departed for daily living and for eventual return home as keepsakes of the Orient. Winter clothes, lighting fixtures, radios, electric wiring, flooring, mattresses or their coverings and furniture of all kinds also disappeared from homes. Any Army officer said "naturally lucre is leakage in our organization. Soldiers receiving ra- . tions for Ihcir own use sometimes give them to Koreans or even sell them. "Just a few minutes ago a shine boy insisted on shining my'boots. He wanted 300 won—which would be about twelve cents to me— But was much happier^lo get a package of gum for his labor. That cost me five cents and he probably will get twenty cents of value from It. "We have our hands full run- nitig down the big operators and looters," the officer said. "The little sidewalk merchant is merely the tall end of the kite. There always have been such street .venders here and in Japan and I guess there always will be under conditions of restricted imports. "But it Is lather irksome to go to the PX for some candy or other luxury item and be told none is available and then have half a dozen street urchins offer to sell you the desired item on the sidewalk outside." / fcwi of- lyoitr (—if if Behind the Blackboard Heading the Senior High School Carol Ann Holt. Joe Vowell. Jim honor roll /or the first six weeks] Gossett, Melba Pryor, Lois Cruse, of the current school year are three | Eva Jane Cox, Ernestine Holt, promising youngsters—Bonnie Nell'Stanley Ingram. Bobby Francis, representatives. Officers this year are Dick Reid, president; Albert Fail-field, first vice-president; Johnny O'Brien, second vice - president: Mona Gines, secretary; and Sally Triesh- mann, treasurer. Gilmer and list McCormick, Peggy Laura Alice Hemby. Included on the honor roll are 57 students. Among these are 10 seniors. 11 Juniors, JO sophomores and 17 freshmen, according to a list released fiom the office, of W. D. Tommcy, high school principal. . Other students comprising the honor roll, which Is made up of pupils with an average of 92 or above, are as follows Misted according to rank}: Bobby Orsburn, Murray Smart, Jo Alice McGuire, John Wilks. Louise Goff, Ben Bor- Betty Johnson, Marilyn igherty, Marjorie Dailgherty, Jimmy Weidman. Max Kill, Shirley White, Bernice- Flowers, Jan Dickinson. Patsy Caldwell, Lorna Horner. Howard Higglnson, Fred Wilson. Carol Bailey, Evelyn Bowen, Linda Bunch. Nancy Neihaus, Vivian Jones. Shirley Barksdale, Fruma Borowsky, Sophia Bright, Millie Ann Mallory, Shirley Lovelace, Shirley Wade, Sue Orsburn, Brltt Owens, Hal Boyd, Mona Games. Nancy Hamby, Barbara Johnson, Dixie Button, Melbaline Hill, Cn'arles Ktnnlngham, Kelly Jones, Gailya Btilwell, Emadel Swearengen. Hugh Hopper, Edward Pipkin, Sandra Long. Joan Este* Beits, Charles Prlchard, Demetra Crews. Charles Goforth. Jimmie Nelson, Anita Oldham, Mary Sue Wfttkvns, Aiene Wimberly, Thomas Holder and Dick Reid. Receiving honorably mention for grade averages of 89 through 91 were the following: Johnny Logging, Buddy Phillip*, Doris Bean, Donnie Jean Daniels, Joan Earlfi, Charlie Belknap, Martin Moore, Betty Garrett, Harold Daniels, Billy Gilbow, Dona Sue Ctjle, Freda. BecXnell, Charlene "XWbro, Patsy Calvert, Ann Perry, Larry Baker, Ruth Hale, Freddie Holt, Sally Trlwchman, Bobby Crawford, Linda Vowell, Jerry Strickland, Patsy Slaughter, Rondal Johnson, Dlanna Zeller. Louise Handley. Shirley Lovelady, Sammie House, Bhirley Sheppard, Johnny O'Brien, Patsy Weaver, Charles Ray Hall Warren McClure, Lavern Hatley, Roxanne Johnson, Rosemary Monaghan, Winnie Goodson, Betty Ann Mullins, Beverly Jones. Delano McMillin. Peggy Deskin. Tola Mvers, Rhonda Eaton, Bonnie Glover. Nita Rose Hall. Reha Bcastey, Delores Parker and Billy Crafton. The 32 members of the Yarbro 4-H Club were hosts to lour guest speakers at their monthly meeting yesterday at the school. Speakers for the meeting were Mrs. Gertrude Holiman, county home demonstration agent who Introduced the other speakers; Woody R. Jackson, assistant county farm agent, who discussed handicrafts; and Miss Elizabeth Moss, Misslsslp- quolel . . . Eighth grade English students of Mrs. Kathleen Thompson are studying newspapers and magazines. They have collected papers from China, Korea, Canada, the Canal izone, Alaska and fiom major cities Other members are Annella Hum- in lhe United States. Last week phreys. Ruth Hale. Elizabeth Van Ncrma Davis made a report on the centered nbout a radio quiz program supposedly sponsored by a nationally famous brand of chewing gum. inspiring spontaneous giggles from Ihe glrla and loud-laughtered appreciation from the boys was MC Edward Pipkin, victims In the quiz part of the program wore J. B. Rlggs, Pat Burrows. Benny Hays. Jnda Taylor, Kay Hlndman, Pat Smolhfrmon, Elizabeth Lutes, Barbara Smith and Joe Shanks. Providing fanfare for the program were Billy Edwards and Bobby McDanlel with their trusty trumpets, Ted Vance. Charlie Belknap. Stanley Ingnim and Jimmy Phillips provided a singing commercial , , One ninth-grade homeroom was unintentionally left out of last week's list—Thurmen RowlcU's. Officers for that room are Jim Buffiiigtou, president; John Krut?., vice-president; Anita Sue Oldham, secretary; and Sue Harmon, treasurer , , , some sophomore students have been studying Lord Byron's famous poem, "The Prisoner of Chlllon" . . . Joe Alice McGuire and Shirley Ann White did some excellent sketches, with Ihe prisoner as the subject, and Sandra Long and Bonnie Nell McCormlck gave good reports on the poet's life. he* pi County home Miss Lena Mae economist, and Anteloff, REA economist, who gave demonstrations on proper 'home lighting. Reports on group work were made by the following students: Bill Wyatt. Glyndale Howard. Billy Elliott, Clyde Griffin, Steve McGuire, Gene Handley. Harold Coleman. Mary Elizabeth Abbott, Sandra Haynie and Barbara Lobley. Keith Coats, president, was in charge of the meeting. More Yarbro news: Miss Mildred Chambers' third grade pupils are writing thank-you letters to their parents for the refreshment* .served at their Halloween party. . . . They also are sending notes to Clyde Galnes who assisted them last week in their trip to the Yarbro Cooperative Gin. . . . Junior Red Cross members from the .fifth and sixth grades-made the favors for the polio clinic's Halloween party which was held Tuesday, and Alene Wilson and Alice Faye Ash delivered them to Mrs. Jerry Cohen, sponsor for the Junior Red Cross clubs o( Blytheville. . . . The first graders planned to make the cookies for their party, hut ended up Icing them instead. . . . However, they did make their own Halloween masks. This year's Student Council at Senior High School has announced a list of 30 members, including 17 club presidents and 13 homeroom Hooaier! Jimmy Gossett. Murray Smart, John Wilks, J.B. Riggs, J.C. Droke. Barbara van Hoosier. Diana Zeller, Carol Ann Bailey, Sonny Slices, Stanley Ingrum, Nnncy Hamby. Beauton mailings. Billy Hardy, Ann Perry, Mary Nell Lane, Ann Hindman. Charles Klnnlng- ham, patsy Cnlvert. Bobbie Estes. James Uoyd. Jerry Strickland and Lorna Homer. Sponsor for the Student Council, which meets each Thursday morn- Ing, Is Miss Frances Bowen, • » » Class news from Junior High School: The eighth-grade science class is just beginning a unit on modern living . . . The following enthusiastic report was submitted by "Re- porjer McCall" from Mitchell John's homeroom. All spelling and punctuation errors are respectfully omitted: "The Johns' homeroom Is In a dither of excitement for they are having an Indoor horseshoe tournament. In the first round Pete Baxter dazzled Carmen Simpson with his score, of 11-6. This score in the third round was again written up when Bob Black defeated Pete Baxter. Bob Black will trj for the championship. After thi teachers' meeting Thursday, Mr Johns went to Memphis and will some of the history money bough his history classes a phonograpi on which two historical records o supch great events as trie bombin of Pearl Harbor and the Gettys burg Address may be played." <un scope of news and influence of newspapers on public opinion; Donna Dedman gave a talk on the reporter's job; and.Pal Bartlow. Barbara Swift. Jeanelte Crawford, Barbara Watkins. Raymond West- rook, Kay Blockard. Monya Blanenship and Donna Sykes have een explaining new terms. 'The ntire .class visited the Courier 'ews Tuesday . . . StuctenU from tne physical edu- ation classes will present a pro- ram of square dancing tomorrow naming. More than 100 students ill participate in the program which will Include eight sets dur- ng the first half, and five sets n the last half.' Ginghams for the •iris and Jeans for the boys will considered proper dress for the occasion. Dances for the program nclurie such well-known ones as Duck for the Oyster," "Ladles Chain," "Darling Nellie Gray," 'Around the Outside," "Two Head Ladies Cross Over," and others. Sixth-grade children In Mrs. Lillian Frank's class at Central are celebrating National Apple Week (Oct, 29-Nov. 4) by selling apples Alvln Huffman, Sally McCulchcn Jimmy Earls, Paula palmer, Carole Plllcries, Mary Beth Marr. Gnl Brogrton, and Anice Chandler have made health talks to the othci classes, urging the students to buj fruit instead of candy. Members the class also made posters. Hollywood Continued from P*(« • nun who will r««r a m»n MW.' Listen in on Maurten >iid drr« designer »nd you'll h«»r a lot of Ulk «bout necklines. Nut one aside, mind yon, ibout titan, shoulder padi, pencil lines, hemline length* or the way Maureen will look when the turns her b»ck on lh« camera. Just necklines. The Kihlbllor'l Ilfllghl With the help ol «. ItUlt Wchnl- color, some snorting horsei and a la.shlng sword, she keep* movie «»- libilor.s rubbing their h>nd< bllu- ully. It's the movie bhlorical p*r- c<ls when every woman wasn't an O'Hnra that throw her. She wns having trouble! about Ihe neckline's the h»s to wear in "Kangaroo" and trlllng them to designer Eddie Sievenaon: "Suck nerkHnw," »h« "l-aw about thli fabric," Mdk Mid. Maureen made pleai* in her f«re heart. 'lart'l there any other Und.*f nerkllneT They sure hav« awfBl high necklines." The designer muttered something about stlclt to the period of the picture and passed a copy ot th* D«- Itnealor magazine for 1901 to her. Maureen studied photographs o( ancient belles In up-to-the-chLn dresses and looked unhappy about the whole thing "Terrible." she said. "They mu»t have been In * bad temper til the time." The designer gathered up his iketches unri «»ld that he would work out the neckline problem. Maureen perked up. "I had the ume situation In 'Rio nmtf,' the ronfldcd. 'I played Clufe Jarman's rnolhrr and John F«r4 didn't Ihlnk that Claude's mother should rn around wearing lew •Kkllnei. Rut I rlieat a lllle In mf ffzijr Kene rims." There'* an iron curtain around th« ..plot of "The Thing," which Howird Hawks is preparing at RKO. "Understand 11 will be » com blnatlon horror - science - fiction yarn with an Alaskan background. Jane Russell's brother, Wallace U lolnc all-out for an acting career. He has the lead In the Actor'* colony Theater production "Pink Magic." . . . Marjorie and Jack Reynolds tvre saying ha-ha to ,he divorce rumors. He waj called to New York as director of th« "Bculah" TV show and sh«'» mroll- ed at UCLA here for special eourtet. Marriage Licenses The following couple obtained a marriage license yesterday at the office or Miss Elisabeth Blythe, county clerk: Edward Sparks and M!» BUM* Lilies, hoth of Manila. A cup ot dried skim milk »nd l-li2 ounces of butter added to a quart nf wnler will give th* Mm* foccl value as n quart of whole milk. The main difference in th« phyil- cnl structure of the dog and th* wolf Is in the eye. The pupil of lh« dog's eye is round, that of the wolf Is oblique. OLD High School highlights: "Fun," just plain fun, theme of an assembly Tuesday mornine. Stage was the program activities PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Rest I 1 Kirby Drug Stores AgedQYean in the wood Straight Kentucky Bourbon in all its Glory! CALL US ANY TIME FAST BATTERY SERVICE As Near As Your Telephone S«ve timt, tnconYenietct. Cull n«— our well equipped service trucks »nd trained mechanics are re»dy to serve you on short notiet. Service charge it nuontbl*. M nw umicir siuitu mini tiiuu. nt n»tt IISIIIUK »., fu»»ni, FREE TURKEYS FOR THANKSGIVING With the Purchase of Any Coolerator Refrigerator or Home Freezer! 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