The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 20, 1966 · Page 2
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'67 ECONOMY COMPACT - The. 1967 ; Plymouth Valiant has new styling and a •wlieclbase lengthened two inches to 108. It ' remains an economy car with generous pass- enger and luggage carrying capacity. Sept. 29 is the date the car can be seen at 61 Implement & Motor Company. HOLLAND NEWS By Mrs. Joe Lester Mr. and Mrs. Rubin Biggs spent the Holidays in Dallas, Tex with their daughter and husband, Mr. an dMrs. Rex Pholen. Their grandsons Mac and Mark Anthony returned to their Itome with their grandparents alter being here for the past week visiting. The Biggs spent the night with their daughter, Bobby Biggs, at Richardson, Tex iMr. and Mrs. John Priutt of Clarksdale, Ark, were dinner guests Saturday, of her parents, Mr and Mrs. Joe Channell Sr. ;Mrs. Jim Wilferd is recuperating at her home after being a" patient at the St. Joseph hospital in Memphis for several days. She underwent major surgery. :A recent visitor in the home of Mrs. Flossie Wilson was Mrs. Helen Wilson of Memphis. Mrs. Wilson and Mrs. Juanita Jones went to Campbell, Mo., to visit hefmother, Mrs. Lula Curry, who is a patient at the nursing home there. Mrs. Bertha Ward returned to her home Saturday after undergoing surgery at Chickasawba Hospitl in Blytheville. Her daughter, Mrs. Hershell Bailard of Tulsa, Okla., is staying with her. Mrs. Maud Lahue and Mrs. Gladean Tucker went to Memphis Tuesday. Visiting their parents and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Kenley, Sunday were Mrs E. S. Workman of Pbrtage- ville, Mrs. Sherie Bethune anc son, Scott, of Caruthersville and Mrs. Bethel Bunch and daughter Vicki of BlytheviUe. Mr., and Mrs. Nat Nunnery spent the holidays in Little Rock with their daughter and family Mr. and Mrs. Bob Halbert. ..Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Jenkins spent the holidays with L. A. BJankenship at Sevanah, Tenn. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Rogers spent the weekend in Lexington. Tenn.; wife their parents, Mr and' Mrs. Dee Smith and Mr ahdiMrs. S. F. Rogers. 'Dinner guests Thursday of Mr aiif Mrs. Perry Taylor were Mr. aad ; Mrs. Leo Taylor and Mr ariff Mrs. Ralph English of Ja'qkson, Tenn., and Mr. anc Mj$. Bob Townsend, Mrs. Hazel Heiiimingway of Hayti. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Taylor and soffirTimmy of St. Louis spent thetweekend with Mr. and Mrs. Petty Taylor and Mr. and Mrs. Jelfro Pruitt of Steele. Mrs. Hugo Neal went to Memphis; Sunday to a hair styling show. MJ-s. Joe D. S a m f o r d and daughter R e a 11 a Samford of Marlon, 111., spent the holidays wip her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jo.i ; .Lester: Mrs. Samford. Re- atfaTand Mrs Lester spent Sunday? night through Tuesday in Memphis with Mr. and Mrs. S. L.SiLester and sons. Other guilts in the Lester home were Mrvrand Mrs. JOR M. Shelton aniiMrs. Ronnie Crews and sons jjljjs. Mamie Burress of Gadsen'?-Tenn., is'visiting in the home of her son and family. Mr. and Mrs. Hershell Burress, aml/daughter Joan this week. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Bunch of Ball Knob, Ark., were overnight guests Sunday night of her sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Lorren. Mr. and Mrs. Newt Hendrixs and grandsons Johnny and Scott of Chicago, 111, visited her sister, Mrs. Flossie Wilson, Monday night. Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Stivers received word Friday, Sept 2. that her sister, Mrs. Fannie Jones, had passed away. Services were held Sunday afternoon, Sept. 4, at the Baptist Church in Dyersburg. She was the wife of Sam C. Jones of| Dyersburg. ! They are former residents of Holland. Mr mid Mrs. Gordon Lorren entertained with a birthday din- ner in honor of their son, Carroll Lorren, Sunday, Sept. 4, at their home. Mrs. Luella Potts, Judy Potts and Shirley Potts are at home after vacationing in Gulfport, Miss., Biloxi, Miss., and Mobile, Ala. They also visited Mrs. Potts' sisters and their husbands, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Montgomery and Mr. and Mrs. Dee Smith of Tupelo, Miss. Among those entering Arkansas State Jonesboro Mo n d a y were, Scotty Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alsey Wilson, Lanny Samford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh R. Samford; Kenneth Gibbons, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Gibbons, and Bobby Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Johnson. Mrs Harold Proctor and three children of Dallas, Tex., visited with Mr. and Mrs. Odie Osburn last week. Linda Samtord, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Samford, returned to Murray State, Murray, Ky., for her sophomore year. Mr. and Mrs. Charles • Hensley spent the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Howe Marshall Bishop of Flint, Mich., visited here with Mr. and Mrs. Alsey Wilson and family and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Northern and family : . Mr. and Mrs. Bill Northern spent the weekend in Doniphan, Mo., with Mr: and Mrs: Cleve Hood and Mr. and Mrs. William Woods Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hensley, Mrs. Elmer Howe were dinner guests Sunday of their uncle, Harry Lawrence of Maidon, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Alsey Wilson and Marshall Bishop of Flint, Mich., visited in Hickman, Ky. with Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Scott Thursday, Visiting their aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Stivers Thursday afternoon were Mrs. Harry Parks of East Prairie, Mo., Mrs. Pete Green of San .Diego, Cal., Mrs. George King of Union City, Tenn., and their father, Doss Campbell of Dyersburg, Tenn. Walter Bumpus of Bradenton, Fla., is visiting in the homes of his sisters, Mrs. Nora Fowlee, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Northern and will visit friends at Cooler En route here he slopped in Memphis to visit Mr. and Mrs. Jim North•n. Mr. Willie Webb is at home after being a patient in Chickasawba Hospital two days. Mrs. Webb and their daughter, Mrs. Berl Cohoon of Carulhersville, were with him. A revival meeting closed last week at the Church of God, after having services each night. Rev. Edd Henley was the speaker. Mrs. R. E L Smith is a patient at Campbell's Clinic in Memphis Manila News Mrs. W. M. Davidson Mrs. Lee David celebrated her 91st birthday Wednesday, Sept. 7. Her son and duaghter - in law, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie B. David of Blytheville, visited her. Robert Farmer left Sunday for Fayetteville where he is enrolled at ttie University of Arkansas. Mr- and Mrs. Ronnie Burns of .Jonesboro visited with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Farmer Sunday. Leo Donner enjoyea a birthday supper at the home of his son and daughter - in - law, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Donner, Friday evening. Others attending were Mrs. Donner and Mrs. Stephen Powell. Miss Yvonne Samples of El Monte, Calif., spent several days last week with Mr. anc Mrs. Paul Fleeman and other friends and relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Davis and daughter of West Memphis visited his mother, Mrs. Mary Davis, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Crittenden visited relatives in Cape Girardeau last weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Edwards and son of Springdale were weekend guests Of 'Mr. and Mrs. Dean Pierce. Mrs. .Raymond Scott and Mrs. E. L. Parks visited Mrs. Lucille Bray at the Baptist Hospital in Memphis Thursday. Atlas Bridges of Pismo Beach, Calif., spent several days last week visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ed McMasters and Mr. and Mrs. P. G. Bailard. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Worffiarf visited Mr. and Mrs. Russell Massey in Jonesboro Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Ancil Bunch of Detroit, Mich., were guests of Mrs. W. E. Lawhorn Thursday afternoon. Mrs. DoroKiy Towles was honored with a birthday dinner at the home of Mrs. Waller Davis, Wednesday. Attending were Mrs. Herman Alston, Mrs. B. A. McCann, Mrs. Trigger Wall, Mrs. Dean Pierce and Mrs. Flora Johnston. Mr. and Mrs. P. G. Bailard returned Monday from a few days visit with their son and daughter - in - law, Dr. and Mrs. Terry Lynn Bailard, and family at Grand Rapids, Mich. Joe Hornberger was in Little Rock last weekend to attend a postmaster's executive meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Ranee Perkins tril eMldrw rf dtrw, Mo., spent the weekend with their mothers, Mrs. H. B. Perkins and'Mrs. W. E. Lawhorn. v Mr. and Mrs. Odcll Fleeman and family of St. Louis spent the weekend with his brothers, Olen and Elton Fleeman. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Evans and family of Little Rook spent Sat- urdy with Mr. and Mrs. Bobby White and other friends. Mrs. Roy veacn and Mrs. Alfred Mifflin visited In Lincoln, Ark., Friday night. Mrs. Maggie Buckmaster accompanied them home for a two week visit with Mr. and Mrs. Veach. Mrs. Lorine Baugher is visiting her daughter and son - in law, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Gammill and family in Fort Worth, Tex. Gene Holt is convalescing at his home after spending several days in St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro. He sustained a broken bone in his hand while playing at school. Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Davidson spent several days last week in Jonesboro visiting their son and daughter - in • law, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Davidson, and family. Mr. and Mrs. Vaughn L. Shownes spent several days last week with his sister and son in Jacksonville, N. C. AQB3 Tommy Fleeman arrived last Thursday from Rhoda, Spain to spend 14 days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Fleeman, before reporting to Jacksonville, Fla., for further training. Mr. and Mrs. Danny Williams and son Stanley and Miss Ann Holt of Little Rock, spent the weekend wife their parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. K. Holt. Crokett Wright and Mrs. Madge Brown left Tuesday for Jacksonville, Fla., where they will visit Mr. David Joe Wright and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Wallace and family. Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Baker of Walnut Ridge spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Baker. Mr. and Mrs. Dial Bailard and Mrs. Ressie Stokley spent Wednesday afternoon in Paragould visiting Dr. and Mrs. Leonus Shedd and daughter. Mrs. Dora Bellinger is a patient in Chickasawba Hospital in Blytheville. James Wright of Tyler, Tex.,, and Jimmy Wright of Dallas, Tex., spenl Saturday nighl wilh Crockett Wright. Mrs. E. E. Harl is a palient at the Baptist Hospital in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Miles, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Durham visited Mr. and Mrs. Harvey The Big Lake Country Club Ladies Golf Association met Wednesday, Sept. 7 for the regular monthly meeting. Mrs. Doris Shelton, president, presided at the meeting at which time the secretary - treasurer, Mrs. B. J. Schrodr, read the minutes of the previous meeting and'gave the treasurer's report. A report was given on the golf tournament held in Manila last month. It was decided to hold a Ladies Club Championship Tournament beginning Sept. 14. Any woman member of tte club is invited to participate. One match each will be played until the champion is determined. Awards will be presented to the winners at the home of Mrs. J. 0. Edwards in Leaehville. Following the meeting, the wo-| men played a game of golf. | — o y max . A claim to International fame by Caruthersville apparently has gone these many years overlooked by many Caruthersville and other Bootheel citizens — or maybe I am the only one who has overlooked it or forgotten it. This clauft is in the answer to the question: "Who holds foe record for the longest non • stop swim ever made?"The October issue of TRUE Magazine, the nationally circulated slick men's journal, is the authority for the answer and here is the way True states it: the longest recorded .swim covered a distance of 292 miles. The record was set in July, 1940, when John V. Sigmund, a 30 - year - old husky 6 - foot, 3 - inch butcher, swam from his hometown of St. Louis down the Mississippi to Caruthersville; Missouri." '.. ; I was on hand newswise when Sigmund ended his swim and was removed from the river at the foot of Ward Avenue in Caruthersville. Other citizens who •*«"*'<*«*•«* p«* »•«"• ta effwrt ft* ',««*'A« I recall, | the longest retordef non - it* the river ,lmosils'*im by man to h.story ended 7 UIKIIIUIIU »)»••• "•- --'— 7 In front of the riverfront space now occupied by the Reynolds Park. If .this is true, .or .about true, seems ''As how Cafuthers- ville could call attention to. this unique fact by posting asignir^ ai that point, and giving a few details about it for the benefit of the touristers who visit th« park. It might also be an additional incentive to get more people to visit tiie park. ,•;. GENERAL MACHINE WORK S WELDING • TOOL AND DIE WORK • HEAT TREATING • ENGINEERING And DESIGNING BARKSDAIE 325 South Broadway Manufacturing and Moc/iin* Work* PO 2-2911 NEW! IT' The letter Ih ings Are Yours with GOLD BOND Stomps ... With GOLD BOND Stamps! And you get "The Better Things" shopping at GOLD BOND merchants and receiving GOLD BOND Stamps for your purchases. 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