The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 24, 1950 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 24, 1950
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1050 i of l)ou f City ScliooL- Behind the Blackboard BT RUTH LEE (School CorrMpondtnl) IA T/l • Many things have changed since thU country's first Thanksgiving, but at least, one thing has not changed: Americans have not yet run out of things to be thankful for. All school children and teachers kin Blythtville paused momentarily this.week to count their blessings «s every school In the system reported special holiday activities. At. Senior High School, as well as at every other school. Thanksgiving meant a two-day vacation, but It was also a time of real thanksgiving. A special assembly program Wednesday morning, sponsored by Mrs. Lucile Mantey's homeroom, provided a setting for«the observ- ' ance there. Following an introduction by Benny Hays, who presided over the program. Fruma Borowsky gave a reading of Psalm 121 and Don Harris said a Thanksgiving prayer. A quartet composed of Johnny O'Brien, Eddie Joe Whittle, Tommy Harrison, Buddy Phillips, and accompanied by Mrs. Carolyn Henry, sang one selection. "Now We Thank Thee All Our God." Speakers for the occasion were Emadel Swearengen, who discussed "The First National Thanksgiving Proclamation." and Sandra Long whose subject was "Thanksgiving Becomes > National Holiday." The entire homeroom formed a course to sing the traditional "We Gather Together" and the assembly closed with the student body singing "America." • • • Meanwhile, fifth and sixth grade pupils at Yarbro dramatized Henry W. Longfellow's "Courtship of Miles Standlsh" at an assembly program Wednesday. Characters for the poem were . Steve McGuire. Allene :Wilson, Claudius Bonner, Billy Elliott and Clyde Griffin. At the same assembly, seven fourth grade children showed shadow boxes which they have been working on. Displaying their work were Henry Ozburn, Linda Faye Lambert, Ray Odle. Joe Lynn Haynes. Jackie Hulsey, Don Stallings and JImmie Bruce. In Ihe meantime. Yarbro parents lent their assistance to school activities last week when 14 mothers assisted (he children In their visit to Indian Mound. They were Mrs. William Wyatt, Mrs. Robert Thompson, Mrs. Carleton Stiles. Mrs Victor Mallory, Mrs. Johnnie Johnson. Mrs. Milton Bunch, Mrs M o McRae, Mrs. Clyde Galnes Mrs' Aubrey Bruce. Mrs. T. E. Wimberly' Mrs. Shelby Self. Mrs. R. B Neal' Mrs. Gene McGuire. Mrs. Burl Anderson and Mrs. R. H. Dodsey More Yarbro news: After reading "The Little Fire Engine" second and third grade children visited the fire station where Police Chief John Foster showed -them around... These same children sre currently making a scrapbook to be sent to Verna Mae Flowers, a polio patient r.. . . Miss Mildred Chambers' third , grade youngsters, who are working on a unit on American Indians, taw a display of Indian pottery at the home of Mrs. B. A. Bugg last week. Th-v also visited the Indian Mound . . .In the same room. Irvtn Wimberly has been elected chairman of a constitutional committee composed of third graders. . . . Norma J»ne Oglesby reported to the entire school on her trip to the Greenhouse Brunch at Memphis where she was presented as a prize a copy of the "Arabian Nights." . . . Fifth and sixth grade children, before visiting the public library last week, stopped by the home of c. J. Little where they saw his collection of World War I arms and other war souvenirs At L»nre: Second grade children In Mrs. Margie Hancock's room are studying the story of cotton. They have heard stories about the first cotton gin md about it* inventor, Eli Whitney. They hav« studied its growth, and the proceues by which It leaves the field aj a cotton plant n pan and end* up In wmeone'a ward- robe aa a dr«s or suit. Th« childre have built a miniature cotton fiel and a cotton gin was made by Le Thompson, a compress by Gea Wallace, and A factory by Flos Sharp. The girls in the room ar making cotton dresses for sma dolls which will be displayed I department stores here when the are completed, • • » New, from Central: Mrs. Llllia Franks' sixth grade children hav been working on two special pro Sects this year: rebinding of the books and providing dark curtain for their windows. The childre sold Christmas cards to help mak the money for draw rods and cur tain material, and Mr. Roy Wood Mrs, Leonard Johnson, Mrs. Ber nice Jones, Mrs. Al Squires, Mr Homer Webster, Mrs. J. F. Ellis an Mrs. R. H. Chandler made In dark green burlap curtains. Anic Chandler, Joyce Squires and Elsi Webster helped hem the curtain The sixth grade room will be avail able to any class In the school to use in showing films. The sixth grade children als have joined the Junior Literar Guild and plan to buy a book eac month from club money. The boo club has for its officers Jerr Brown, president: Sally McCutchen vice-president; George Ann Byrd secretary; Gail Brogdon, treasurer Mary Beth Marr, program chair man; and Alvin Huffam and Beul Palmer, assistants. The club spon sors two programs a month. More Central notes: Melba Jone won second place in the essay con lest held by the Mid-South Boo Festival. In the "my favorite book section Melba entered a selectlo about "Indian Captive." She rt ceied for a prize a copy of Lo Lenski's latest book, "Texts Tom boy." . . . The fourth grade Ad enfjre Club has been entertainin its .members recently-Jimmie Ra Lott read an original story, "Skel eton in the Night." Lucy Caudi: and Mary Stevenson presented marionette show, and Nancy Keel ing told a story, "The Little Squlr rel." Others who hae participate in recent programs are Sara) Tmmble. Raydeene Hooper am David Ellbanks. Predda Turnag has been recently elected treasure of the club. . . Eight second grad children from Miss Ernes tin French's room read their Weekl Readers to the fourth grade clas last week. Taking part were Te Autry Turner. Frances Oammill Marsha Hayes Nail, France Friday & Saturday 'STAGE COACH KID' Tim Holt New Serial Chpt 1 ••Pirmte-i of the Sea- Saturday Midnite Show Starts 10:45 p.m. 'BORDER INCIDENT" Ricardo Montalban George Murphy SHOW STARTS 7:00 P.M Lost Times Today UMVERSd-IMtfiNMIONK ortsinls mm MARCH EMM O'BRIEN Fiona ELDRDGE KwiMi BROOKS -MTIJCMKW CARTOON SATURDAY Saturday it Buck Nit* "THE DEAD DON'T DREAM" Hopalong Cassidy & Andy Clyde 2 CARTOONS PASSES GOOD WEEKDAYS ONLY Touchstone, Judy Bmolherman, Barbar« Let James, Palsy Ann Gurno and Emily Huffman. Marsha Introduced the children to Die fourth graders. • • • No«n from Rofeinom: Third children in O'teria L, O'Rear's room have collected a green garden—Joe Charles CrlUendon and Eddie Johnson were among those who contributed plants. . . The children In this room sponsored a doll show Wednesday (or the benefit o[ the football queen, . . Second grndcrs, who have made a Thanksgiving frieze for their room, have announced the names of five students who have had perfect attendance this month. They are Mildred Dowery, Alfred James, Virginia Pearson, Andrew Campbell and Walter White. . . First Rraders nrc collecting toys to build a play corner. By Christmas they hope to be able to contribute toys to needy children. Doris Stewart, Charles Robinson and Mildred Shannon have made contributions to the toy corner. At Junior High: Mrs. Bessie Darby's, Mrs. Kathleen Thompson's and Miss Connie Parker's home rooms had parties this week . . Mrs. Darby's homeroom saw a movie entitled "Coney Island" this week..The picture was brought bj Warren Moxley . . . Miss Lillian Shaver's eighth grade classes have completed a unit on modern living by seeing a film. "Living Yesterday Today and Tomorrow." . . . The bulletin board In Miss Shaver's room lias displayed tills week a horn of plenty and Red Cross posters. . . Mrs. Velda Willingham's eighth grade homeroom has formed a dramatics club with Betty Gurien, president; Joyce Booles, vice-president; Carlene Tate, secretary; and Shirley Buckner, treasurer. The purpose of the club, which has been named "The Golden Key," ts to present assembly programs. • » « Elm Street School: Thanksgiving was the theme of an assembly program Wednesday morning which featured the reading of two poems by the sixth graders, a play, "How Patty Said Thank You," a quiz by third graders, singing of "Father, We Thank You" by the third graders, rendition of the "Turkey Song" by • group of first graders, and group singing of "We Gather Together." In the meantime, « group of first Air Conditioned By Refrigeration NEW "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Ph. 58 BT,yTHEVILLE (ARK.T COURIER NEWS graders are writing thank-you notes to second graders at a school in Salerno. Fla,, for the cocoanuts sent in exchange oJ correspondence. Wrote the children from Finikin: "We eat tile meat, drink the water, and make baskets from the leaves." The first grade teacher has served the children milk from the cocoanut as well as some grated cocoanut. The children here will reciprocate tin; Gift by sending the first graders In the Florida school some See BLACKBOAKI) on Pane 7 RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Friday 'DAKOTA JOHN WAYNE rr rr Saturday Law Comes to Texas Wild Bill Elliott rr Saturday Owl Show "NABONGA" Buster Crabbe Friday & Saturday 'Fast on the Draw" Jimmy Ellison Hu ss Uaydon Also Ctirtoon & Serial Saturday Nile Owl Show "SWING YOUR PARTNER" \ Vera Vague & Dale Evans Good Entertainment Everyday Open Week Days Cola Show Slarls7:00 Saturdays & Sundays 1 :f>' Last Times Today —PLUS- rr Marked Hen ALSO CARTOON tr SATURDAY DOUBLE FEATURE Cartoon Saturday "BORROWED TROUBLE" Hopalong Cassidy Andy Clyde Serial * Cartoon SUNDAY & MONDAY WE ADVENTURE THAT LAUNCHED THE LUSTY LEATHERNECKS ON THE ROAD TO GLORY! This Christmas, Give Him a Suit in His Favorite Color Gabardine Fine 15J Oz. Gaberdine Blue, Brown, Tan, Gray, Green Complete Sizes to 46 Regs - Longs - Shorts - Stouts Actually, You Would Expect to Pay $50 or More for This Suit HUD CLEANER - CLOTHIER - TAILOR Blythtville, Arkansas Steele, Missouri

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