The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 25, 1966 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 25, 1966
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Blythevllle (Ark.) Courier News - Tuesday, October 2J, 19M- Page Ff»» llllllillllUIIIIHIIIIIIHIIIi MANILA NEWS iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiinniiiiiiiiiiiii'iiiiiiii MRS. W. M. DAVIDSON The Wesleyan Service Guild of First Methodist Church met •t the home of Mrs. Gerald Wallace Monday evening with 19 members and one guest present. Mrs. Jack Tipton, president, presided over the short business meeting at which time announcement was made of the quiet meal to be held Thursday evening, Oct. 27, at the church at 7 p.m. The hostess served refreshments of fruit salad and coffee or cold drinks. The program under the direction of Miss Georgia Lee. Stuart was the call to Prayer and self denial program, "These My Brethern." Following the call to worship and opening prayer, Mrs. Wallace read the scripture lesson and meditations were given by Mrs. Amos Decker, Mrs. Dan White and Mrs. Madge Brown. Mrs. Elvis Byrd gave a talk on "Community Centers Around the World," and Mrs. Dial Ballard gave a talk on "Deaconess Pension Fund." Following a period of silent prayer the program was closed With the dismissal prayer in unison. The offering was taken to be used for the Community Centers around the world and the Deaconess Pension Fund. The Woman's Society of Christian Service met at the home of Mrs. Vaughn L. Shownes Tuesday with Mrs. Clyde Miligan as co - hostess. There were 21 members present. The secretary of program material presented the program entitled, "Rules for a Healthy W.S.C.S. Program." The opening prayer was delivered by Mrs. J. 0. Rook and during the program, Mrs. Pierce presented literature that would help make the program interesting and inspiring. The president, Mrs. Glenn Holmes, presided over the business meeting at which time the secretary, Mrs. Madge Brown, read the minutes which were approved. Announcement was made that Tuesday, Oct. 25, will be the Call to Prayer and Self Denial program at the church, which will be preceded by a covered dish luncheon at noon. Names of the Lays in service were given and each member v took a name and address to write to. Following the collection of pledges, names of the ill were given to the sunshine chairman to receive cards. A get wel card was signed by the members present to be sent to Mrs. Ruth Durham who is in Baptisl Hospital. The group was led in unison prayer by Mrs. Albert Scott. During the social hour, refreshments of pie and coffee were served from a table deco rated with a halloween moti: and centered with a jack - o lantern. Secret pals exchanged gifts Airs. J. 0. Rook was honored on her 81st birthday with a surprise party given by relatives from Paragould Sunday. Those present included Mrs. Lorinda McPherson, Mr. and Mrs. Gene McPherson and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Dunn. Funeral services for Mrs. Barbara Harrington, a former resident of Manila, were held Oct. 13 at West Side Baptist Church in Manila. Rev. Thurlo Lee conducted services. Mrs. Harrington is survived by her husband, David Harrington, a daughter, Kimberly of Las Vegas, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Buchannan of Manila, a sister, Mrs. Delora Dillon of Goldsboro, N.C.; two brothers Johnny and Wayne Buchannan of Las Vegas and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Teresa of Leachville. Gregg funeral home of Monette was in charge. The Big Lake Country Club Ladies Golf Association met for fellowship Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Mitchell. Special guests were husbands of the club members. Mrs. Calvin Jackson of Caraway entertained the group with several piano selections. The refreshment table was centered with an arrangement of white cushion mums and refreshments of party foods and punch were served. Guests were Mrs. Marvin Razor of Blytheville, Lloyd Shelton of Lepanto, Calvin Jackson of Caraway, Buie Ray and Hoi- lis Thurman of Leachville, Roy Ashabranner and Wilson Bunch Jr. of Manila. Highlights of the evening were awarding the trophies to the first and second place winners in the recent tournament. Awards were made by Mrs. Doris Shelton, president, to Mrs. Thelma Bunch, first place win- second place winner. The Ruth Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church in Manila met at file church Monday night for a pot - luck supper and business meeting. Thera were seven members and one guest attending. Following the meal, the president, Mrs. Richard Dates, conducted the business meeting at which time officers for the coming year were elected. Elected were teacher, Mrs. Blythe Ohildress; president, Mrs. Richard Gates; vice president, Mrs. L. K. Holt; secretary and treasurer, Mrs. Clyde Parker; social chairman, Mrs. Glads Hester, Mrs. J. H. Griffin, Mrs. J. P. Herner, group captains are Mrs. I. D. Shedd, Mrs. Sickles and Mrs. Edith Homer, Those from Manila attending he Wesleyan Service Guild Dis- rict Coaching Conference in Jonesboro at Huntington Methodist Church Sunday were Miss Georgia Lee Stuart, Mrs. Gerald Wallace, Mrs. Myrtle Pearson Mrs. Plesant Mobley, Mrs. El is Byrd, Mrs. Rose Downing Mrs. Amos Decker, Mrs. Dia Ballard, Mrs. Louise Ashabran ner, Mrs. Hazel Bacon, Mrs Jack Tipton and Mrs. Chlor The Manila H. D. Club me at the home of Mrs. Erma Stal lion Thursday for a short busi ness meeting and workshop. There were six members am six guests present. Mrs. J. H. Griffin, president presided at the business meel ing at which time she appointed a committee to nominate offi cers for the coming year. Guests at the meeting wer Mrs. Charles Wallace, Mrs. Hen derson, Mrs. H. C. Wright, Mrs Charley Wright all of Harris burg ;Mrs. F. E. Brown an Miss Clola McCormick. After refreshments of cak and coffee were served th group dismissed for a worksho to make antique pictures. Mrs. Emma Donner receive a letter from Mrs. JUlia Hara son of Blytheville, expressin thanks in behalf of the Re Cross to all organizations an individuals in Manila who as sisted in filling the ten Chris man Ditty Bags to be sent t Vietnam. She stated that it will be pos sible to send 77 bags to Vietnam on hat making. Mrs. John Ellis Jr. left by t from Memphis Monday night join her husband in New- undland. She was accompan- d to Memphis by her mother, rs. Elvina Boliinger. Mrs. Thelma Ashabranner ent Friday night in Oxford th Mr. and Mrs. Larry Bour- nd and attended the Ole Miss mecoming game Saturday at- rnoon. Mrs. Nettie Golden and son eonard Hodges of Paragould ere guests of Mrs. Susie Asha- anner Monday. Melvin Brown of Detroit ani d Brown of Jonesboro visited rs. Myrtle Brown and son, J. Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ray White of exter accompanied his parents r. and Mrs. R. L. White, home riday after a weeks visit. Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Ray rock of Memphis spent Satur- ay with her parents, Mr. and Irs. W. A. Thieme, and son mmy. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Miles ere in Memphis Sunday to sit Mrs. Miles' brother, a pa- ent at St. Joseph Hospital. Tillman Wells is a patient in eterans Hospital in Poplar luff, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Davis nd daughter Donna Beth of test Memphis were Sunday uests of his mother, Mrs. Mary avis. Mr. and Mrs. L. K. Holt spent e weekend at Snow Lake isiting Mr. and Mrs. L. K. Holt nd family. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Jolliff and ons of Osceola visited Mr. anc firs. Bud Jolliff Friday night Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hornberger isited Miss Barbara Gambling n Paragould Sunday. Mrs. F. E. Brown of Manila elebrated her 95th birthday Del. 3, at her home. During the ay, friends dropped in for cake nd coffee and to wish her a appy birthday. Mr. and Mrs Gorman Kitchen of Clay, Ky. were out - of - town guests who pent a few days to visit. Mr. and Mrs. Reed Threlkeld f Piggott spent Saturday nigh •ith'Mr. and Mrs. Barney Thre keld. Mrs. E. A. Snaneyfelt of Oscela spent the weekend with Mr nd Mrs. Dean Pierce. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dean Pierc and children of Farmington, Mi spent the weekend with thei parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dea Pierce and Mr. and Mrs. W. E Ballard. Friday guests of Rev. an Mrs. Jack Glass were Rev. an Mrs. Joe Taylor and family o Osceola; Rev. and Mrs. Ra Burrow of Joiner; Rev. an Mrs. James Elan and family Luxora, Rev. and Mrs. Wayma Hollis and family of Wilsoi Rev. and Mrs. James Barto and family of Yarbro and Rev and Mrs. Jesse Brunner an family of Dell. Mr. and Mrs. Trigger Wa visited Sunday with Clem Whi lie who is a patient at Veteran Hospital in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Holt an son, Gene Jr., visited Sunda with Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wh senhunt in Batesville, and M and Mrs. Van Wilson and fam ily at Bethesda. Mrs. Rhoda Ashabranner is patient at Shaneyfelt Hospik in Manila. Bert Williams attended a bow ing tournament in Union Cit Tenn., during the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Thorn an Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Brand visited Mr. Thorn's mother Little Rock Sunday. The Student council of Mani High School will sponsor a c, wash Friday, Oct. 21, from p.m. until 6:30 p.m. and Satu day from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. It will be at the Manila carwa and anyone wishing to ha their car washed may call Ter sa Flippo or Janiece Matthew The Manila P.T.A. will mee Monday, Oct. 24. A nursery w be provided for all children. Mrs. Jessie Ashabranner, Mr Emma Donner and Miss Clo McCormick spent Wednesday Steel* attending • demoostr SLEEK CHIC are the words for the leather-trimmed, striped shift modeled by actress Joey Heatherton from a New York fall collection which emphasizes leather. NEWS BRIEFS his parents and Misses shelton and Donita Brady of Manila, appeared Saturday light in the Junior Miss Arkan- ias Beauty Pageant Talent Re- 'ue in Jonesboro. Among those attending the re- cue were Mr. and Mrs. Ike Alex ander, Miss Karen McCann, \liss Athelia Veach, Mrs. W. E. Shelton, Mrs. Gene Shelton; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Brady, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Veach, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Dobbs and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Veach. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Wash and children of Flint, Mich., were guests last week of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Holt and family. Oran Ray Dill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tillman Dill of Manila s home from Da Nang, South Vietnam, to spend a 28 day eave with riends. The Youth Choir of Brown Chapel Baptist Church had a skating party Friday night at Sie Blytheville Roller Drome. Mr. Bill Thorn, choir director, accompanied them. Mr. and Mrs. Trigger Wall spent last weekend in Aubrey, Tex., visiting their son - in - law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. M. 1. Walker, and son Stacy. Mr. and Mrs. Haywood Holsclaw of Forrest City were guests Sunday of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Holsclaw. Miss Ann White, student at Arkansas State College, spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dan White. Mrs. Madge Brown, Mrs. Gerald Wallace, Mrs. Jewel Button and Mrs. Pleasant Mobley, spent Wednesday in Memphis. Mrs. Kathleen Routon underwent surgery at the Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Monday. MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — There is a "pretty good chance" that the hurricane season has ended, says Gordon Dunn, chief of the Miami Weather Bureau. He based his prediction on a cool front that recently hit Flor, Kathy *•- early for a good cold front passage, Dunn said. BOSTON (AP) — Paul M. Siskind has been appointed dean of Boston University School of Law. COURTRIGHT, Ont. (AP) The German freighter Emss- tein, damaged in a ship collision on the St. Clair River Oct. 13, has been refloated and is to be towed to Detroit for repairs. The ocean-going vessel collided with the freighter Olympic Pearl and suffered a 100-foot gash in the port side. MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — More than 750 couples have been married at Havana, Cuba, in a palace" established last July, | the Cuban radio reports. The fee is ?1.50, said the broadcast, monitored in Miami. OJAI, Calif. (AP) — Mental illness causes many accidents and half of industrial absenteeism, says an industrial health specialist. "The overworked executive suffers fatigue and strain, yet ordinary workers have mental illnesses with greater frequency," Dr. Rex H. Wilson, corporate medical director of the B. F. Goodrich Co., Akron, Ohio, told an industrial seminar. The Bronx, one of the five boroughs of New York City, is named for Jones Bronck, its first settler, who purchased the area from the Indians in 1630. It is the only mainland, borough, being separated from Manhattan Island by the Harlem River. IU population is approximately 1.5 million. SEATTLE, Wash. (AP)-Cabinet members of Phrateres, an independent women's organization at the University of Wash-; ington, plan to wash airplanes to raise money. I The girls will confine their] efforts to small planes at $3.50 a wash. The money is for a convention to be held here this summer. PHILADELPHIA (AP) - At city-sponsored health fair, visitors can get free health tests for diabetes, blood pressure, glaucoma and some other major ailments. But one test most overweight persons are avoiding, said fair officials, is weighing. "Fat pec- pie just won't step on the scale," said Sue Hood, one. of the officials. "They walk right by as if it isn't there." FALSE TEETH Chewing Efficiency Increased up to 35% CHDtcal testa prove you can now chew totttr—make dentures average UB to 35% more effective — if you sprinkle alittle PASTMrrH on your plates. FASTEETH Is the alkaltiu <non-acm> powder that holds false ueth mote irmly *> they reel more <x>mfor»*ble. No gummy, gooey, puty tut«. Doesn't tour. Checks dontur* breath. Oet FA8TEBTH Powder to- 4ay at drug count*™ everywh«r». STIME FORA ANGE! What Really Is Blytheville's Greatest Need!... More Job Opportunities and Payrolls Within the City of Blytheville. If our city is to progress, it is essential that we obtain additional sources of employment for all of our citizens. The government of our city should and must take an active part. It is not enough to place the entire job upon our local Chamber of Commerce. More jobs mean more improvements in the future of our city. I pledge that as your Mayor, I will actively work and support all agencies seeking greater employment opportunities for all citizens. Return Your City Government To The People! Vote For TOM A. LITTLE JR. FOR YOUR MAYOR Now is the time ... Let's make the change together —(Pol Ad Paid For By Tom A. Little)

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