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SATURDAY, JANUARY 25 A Jl HE Fills BLYTFTEVTU/E (AKK.V COURIER NEWS Keep Faith Will) Britain i- -•*_.......— — _ _ ^, _ k PAGE THREE Story Book Arabian King! and British Moslem Keep The Faith BY Mll.TON mtONNElt NEA Scrviftt- Stair Correspondent I he British can than!: two of the most, romantic- figures of modern ihne.s-lb» Saud. master of Arabm, and H. \St. John Philoy Baud's English friend and adviser -ior keeping obsir«jjni-ou;s Arabs in hne wnile v.-r surges across Africa and ihe Near East Mu^clini has wooed"the Arabs persistently; and ardently. Once, blatantly imitating ibrmci- Kaiser WilUeim, he proclaimed himself defender of Islam. Prom Had, down in the southern part oi Italy, for day;; and nights' on end hi* radio has broadcast in Arabic, trying to stir up the pen- pie the 'British. It ha.s nil been in vain. AKAK .VKKSION OF I'lLGIUMS Ibn Saud has pacts of friend- , ^hip with, ihe British iuid so far i he has honored the pact. l-Ie is ' the most powerful Arabian monarch of modern days. Just before! the World War he was the petty I North Arabian king of the -Wahabi •sect, who are in the Moslem world what the Puritans were hi the Christian world. They slick to the literal letter of the Koran, the Moslem holy book. They eschew drink and tobacco and are fanati-I cal in observances of their religion. The World War and its aftermath gave Ibn Sand his chance. I 1 At the head of his warriors he took Mecca and Medina, the Moslem, holy cities, away from their new rulers and gradually spread his domain until he ruled most of Arabia. Before he and St. John Philby met. Philby hncl a long career in i.he Easi. He was born in Ceylon in 1885. his English parents being tea planters there. Graduating from Cambridge University, Philby entered the far- famed Indian Civil Service in 1908. He served in India until, in the war days of 1915, he bobbed up in Mesopotamia as British political officer. In 1917-18 he had special missions to Central Arabia. It was there he first met Ibn Saud. Philby tvooke Arabic and when clad in native costume looked very-, much like ..a bearded Arabian chieftain:%e. imcribn-soon^ became.: fast, frtencjs,. This,, bond' was enhanced when later ; Philby cm- braced the Moslem faith. Philby . quit Brinish public service in 1925. but he never ceased to serve Britain unofficially:' in June 1929. he induced Ibn* Saud to assent to an interchange of diplomatic representatives between Britain and Arabia. . And ever since Ibn's man, garbed in immaculate white edged with gold, has been one of the sights of diplomatic gatherings in England PHILBY REALLY DEFENDS ISLAM A Moslem, a resident of Mecca, where no Christian would be allowed. Philby has explored thousands of square miles of hitherto unknown Arabian lands. He Ls a passionate partisan of the Arabs. During a discussion in London on the rival claims of Arabs and Jews to Palestine. I once heard Philby, like a bearded lion, literally roar out the Arab case. The occasion was a luncheon. The season was Ramadan, the I holy period of the year for Arabs. Like/a good Moslem, Philby neither are nor drank anything, not even water. When the present war broke out I and British leaders wondered what j Ibn Saud would cto. • Philby reas- j surecl them. , " i He quoted the Arabic words: "Kalam al mulik malik al Kalam." "The word of kings is the kini? of words." Philby arranged for Ibn Saud's eldest son and heir to .visit England. He got Ibn to 'adopt the automobile, the telephone and the radio. There is no evidence that Philby tried to influence his royal friend on Arabian .oil concessions. But the fact remains that Ibn Saud gave them to Americans. Never having lived outside his native Arabia, the shrewd monarch knew enough to say: "All these European powers are land-grabbers. The Americans are not. it is safer to let Americans look for oil." H. St; John Philby, photographed in his study. SCHOOLNEWS HIGH NI:WS Arc <;ra<lual4'd. Graduation exerdM'.s for the M»w> mid-tcrni i>rad<iu1i\s, Charles Hurtle, Edward Workman and HmKer Hall, wore hold Monday at. Ihc high .school, in contrast, with '•no Jormal exorcise ol" lo spring •eommencpmem, in whioh lh(l SLU . .ems will uiso participate, the fjroRnun. was iniormal throughout. In order to simulate I ho nppenr- flnw o! u iur«$i' chss of graduates, 'no immp marched slowly to Mio proco^ional. UamlHs' "Lsinjo" To compleif the imvf, tho chairman. Hunter Hall, introduced tin- other two members as office holders each OJ whom held several offices, After much sheddm» of tears i piH'in eiuilled "l-reshmnn" was i'iv> en by Charles Piiiile, and u quick pen and ink sketch of Uuelc Sam was drawn by Edward Worltmsm. f- ' ¥ Have KtmU'tit Librarians. Pour students who assist, the li- • brarinn at, the. present :\ro Geneva •Bunn. Bcrnieo Ross. unite Nelson nnd Marion Johnson. Their duties constitute checkin>? in and out book*, .shelving books', pruparinn books, clfiunijig the 11*- brary, notifying students of over clue book.s, mending old books nnd preparing new ones tor the shelves. : Library records kept ior one week on t.he number of books checked out each day for over- i>ijjht use. revealed an average of irom G5 to 70 volumes, mainly ilc- ticn. The period books have not been checked on, but it is thought that they equal and may even surpass (he fiction novels. As many as 132 magazines have been checked out in one da. Name .Junior llolnrians . Junior Uolarians were recently elected by (he student body ufi.e'r names had been'submitted'by the Student. Council. Those elected for the months of January. February, and March were Tom Rceder, Norman Motley, and Wallace Smith. Oilier .senior • boys who have received Uiis honor since school bo- in September are Bob Douglas. "Bo" Coppedge, Dick While and Hunter Sims. Victor 11. Wohlfrmi, iisslstant sl.nt,e advisor or I lie F-. F. A, From these, live will be soleeld (o servo :IK "co-opera tors" or "Junior Ciinne Wardens." Tint following names were submitted: Hobby Wnlden, Hershel liesharse. Carl Hood, James KOR- land, Allen Stacy, Edward McGregor, Jimmy l>urk.s. Calvin Hill Roy Calvin, Charles Parker, Theo Wahl, Bob Hla.ylodc, Owen Brass- Held. J. W. Shipp. Charle.s Smith. 7IU. HICK Ibn Sand's son, Amir Saud, crown prince of Arabia. Luxora *' Society—Persona! Opening: Night a Success. Despite inclement .weather,- there was a capacity attendance at the opening show of Luxora's new theater. "Lux", Thursday night. Baskets and containers of flowers sent by friends and merchants of the town enhanced . the beauty of the interior. Mr. Slimah. owner, voiced his appreciation for the response of the public to his efforts to grte to the town this modern show house. He read many telegrams and letters of congratulations received Thursday. R. C. Langston. mayor of Lux- era, responded to Mr. Sliman in accepting, in behalf of the citizens, the dedication of tl^e theatre to the entertainment of people of Luxora and of the surrounding territory. [Aged Descendant Misses Fulton Tender Launching ST. HELENA. CaJ. (UP) — The celebration of her 90lh birthday. Feb. 17. will mark a milestone for Mrs. Maryann Roberts but she has one regret. She was unable to attend the launching of the U.S.S. Fulton, I submarine tender, named in honor of her great uncle. Robert Fulton builder of the first steamboat. Mrs. Roberts is the granddaughter of Sarah Fulton, sister of tne inventive genius. She was invited to attend the I launching ceremonies at the Mare I Island Navy Yard when the navy's [newest vessel slid down the ways, out illness forced her to decline. " She resides at st. Helena with her daughter, Mrs. Minnie Chiles. John Thweatt has returned from several days visit with his parents Mr. and Mrs. B. Thweatt. in their home at Chattanooga. Tenn. j He was accompanied home by Mr. and Mrs. William Thweatt who have been visiting their son and daughter, Charle.s and Bessi Eleanor, of Chattanooga, and af vssit with Mr. Thweatt's sisters, ofi Yamassee. S. C. Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Bryan left for Hot Springs Wednesday for a two weeks stay. Mr. Bryan will take a course of baths while there. Mrs. B. O. Wilkins, Ann Claire Wilkins. Sara Langston. Frances Liverant. JDitsy Siliman, and Wade! McHenry attended the concert of Miss Lcis Maer. of Memphis at the Methodist church under the auspices of the Osceola Progressive Club. Miss Peggy Siliman, who is attending Southwestern, Memphis, underwent a nasal operation at the Baptist hospital Wednesday morning, is improving. Her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Siliman, is at- the hospital with her. She was accompanied to Memphis by Mrs ' Sam Bowen. • The Rev. and Mrs. Ralph Douglas, Mrs. B. O. Wilkins, Miss Eva Cooke, Mrs. Charlie Evans, Mrs. Allan. Posey, Mrs. John Thweatt were in attendance Friday at the first quarterly meeting-of-'the Mississippi County Baptist Women's Missionary societies, held at New Liberty Baptist church, with Mrs. Douglas, superintendent, presiding. The program numbers were given by members of the Luxora society. Wilson Society—Personal Entertain Choir Members "Music" was carried out-in-every detail of the party given by Mary Symonds, teacher of music in Wilson schools, and director of the choir at the Methodist church, on Thursday night at the Methodist church, complimenting members of the Senior and Junior choirs. The invitations were very unique, worded with musical terms. A delicious plate lunch was served, followed by a musical quiz and several musical games, for which prizes were given to winning 'teams. * * * Has Birthday Party Robert Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Wilson, invited several of his little friends to his home after school Monday afternoon, to help him celebrate his eighth birthday. An attractive birthday cake decorated the center of the dining table, where the children were served ice cream and cake, followed by games. * • * ,. Mrs. C. T. Lynch returned Monday from Fort Worth. Tex., where she was called last week on account of the death of her aunt Mrs. Kate Williams. The Rev. and Mrs. Rex W Wilkes left last week for -Chicago: to visit their son. the Rev. .Rex Wilkes who is rector of an Episcopal church in Chicago, the Rev. Mr. Wilkes returning home Saturday and Mrs. Wilkes remaining over for a longer visit. Miss Ruby Grain, student at Ole Miss, is spending this weekend at home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Crain. STORIES IN STAMPS Semester Exams Given In Two I'artb-. The last half.rof the semester examinations were given in three consecutive days " beginning Tu'es- cray afternoon at which time fifth- period examinations were given. On the following day students meeting their -first, .second, sixth and seventh period classes took their examinations, while on Thursday third and fourth period examinations were given. '.'This plan of dividing the •examinations in two sessions was introduced into i.ho high school two years ago. The purpose ; of .this .\yas to facilitate the reviewing that .students would do. ' ' . * ' + « F.. F. A. t« Assist With Stali: Program. -' The Arkansas State Game and Pish Commission is sponsoring a state-wide Wild Life Preservation and Restoration Plan for the P F. A. chapter of Arkansas. Boys will . be selected from the various counties to represent, thuli counties In this drive. • Sixteen names from the Blythe- villc chapter were submitted j.o r J£ ? 8 of 6000 miles with a full load of bombs would cost about $300000 to (400,000 each. Military offi- £ ialS ^L^ he United States should him 2000 or 3000 of this type Augustus Caesar Made Rome World's Capital 'JPHE glory and power of ancient Rome, which modern Italy would restore, was first achieved under the first Roman emperor, Augustus Caesar, pictured on the stamp above. Dictator Mussolini has kept the memory of Augustus fresh in the minds of modern Italians with several stamp Issues. One set of 10 values and designs commemorated the bi-millcnary of his rule. But Augustus had more luck in Greek and Egyptian campaigns ' than II Duce. After the assassi- < nation of Julius Caesar, Augustus, : as Caesar's heir, came into power. • With Mark Antony and Lepidus, he defeated Brutus and Cassius in eastern provinces. Lepidus was removed 'and Antony and Augustus ruled. Later Antony joined Cleopatra in war against Rome. Augustus was victorious and became sole ruler of the Roman world. i The first emperor was a builder as well as conqueror. He made- Rome a city of marble, encouraged arts and literature. After his death in 14 A. D. the Romans honored him as a god. Epidemic of Cold Symptom? G6C Liquid or 660 Tablets with Gfifi Salve or 6GG Nose Drops generally relieves cold symptoms the firctduy. WE MAKE CONCRETE STORM SEWER — ALL SIZES Osceola Culvert Co. Phones 253 & CO I>. S. Laney E ( ) Wiseman Oscenlit. Ark. Weil Optometrist "HE MAKES 'EM SEE" Over JM tauu*' Store Phone 540 Prosecutor Accuses Self After Hitting Defendant EAST HAMPTON. Conn. (UP)— f Town Court Prosecutor John R. | Rich intends to maintain the dig-! nity of his office even if it takes i part of his salary to do it-While j prosecuting a case, he became en- f gaged in an argument with the de-1 fendant and struck him. i Rich promptly accused himself | of breach of the peace and assault and battery, then swore out a warrant for his own arrest-. He was fined $l on each count, WY NOW! BUDGET PLAN PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 5th A Walnut Phone 819 1'toorn 7B1 mot in the homo room Tuesday morning whi.-u Don Chnm- blin was in chtirfte of the program. Various simhoit.s rend "Credo for the American Child." The room voted lo .send tin alphabetical letter to Betty Black who has been ill more than a month. The Bible readings for the week were as follows: Monday, Leon WnUlen stiid the Ten comiiumd- tncnts; Tuesday, .Joyce Damon m\vi! t-h»> Beatitudes; Wednesday, Luolhj Barnes read the scripture; Thursday, Billy Dunnwny gave- tin* H.sitlm 1 <md Friday, Prances Field read the scripture. On Tue.sday morning the TO-li harm? room imtl n club mating. Hurry C. Knrr prt\sich>d during the business .session. The. progriuii boffin with Mury Prances Lovvcry singing "Margie." Billy Hytlfi a.skocl riddles; VVIlln. Mac Johnson told the story of "Mary Hiut u LI III u Uimb" tuul Roy H nisei 1 nnd Kd.sHl linrber concluded the program by ielllru? jokes. * * » 7H-3 The election of officers in room 7B-;i wn.s completed Tuesday morning. They are us follows: President, Jimmie Stnll'ortl; Vice I'tnu, Charlie Nick Rose; Secretly, Anne Weeclmnn; Treasurer, Elvis Robinson; Reporter, Jerry Reid; Hall Monitors, Morris Thompson. Cherie Provost; Program Committee— Frances Shouse, Hick Shanks. Donna Wunderllch Billy Slu'nrln, Wllma Stone, Jim- mlo Stafford. • Officers of the 8B-2 Home Room Club were elected at - a meeting Tuesday. They are us' follows- President, Billy Johnson; vice president, Junnitci Edlngton- .secretary. Belly Jane Smith; 'treiLS- m;er, Pem-l Lovelace; program chairman, Mjitson Jolly; iu; WS reporter, Frances Newman; .sergeant- at-nrrns, Walter Ferguson. * « * SB-l. Room 8B-1 had a Who's Who contest Tuesday. The following aie a few of the winners among the boys: Most handsome, Billy Crowder most popular, Richard Rose; best n!! ciL ' nl ' * ichnrd Rose : ™st tal- cnted, Billy Crowder, Harry Ray Brooks; best all-around, Richard ise; best, athlete, ' ' !', Hairy I lay Brooks- most ix>lite. Richard Among the girls: Prettiest,-jetta Stewart; best .student, Shirley Barham; most'-talented, Aim Dcen; best all-around, Shirley tiarham; best athlete, Ruth Anderson; speaker, Ann Deen; mast popular, Shirley Barham; most pollt«, Gene Callis.' CKNTKAI, St'liOOl, NEWS ; Continue 'Elation Election of officers of Miss Lola Mason's sixth flracle has been concluded, ha vine; begun before the Christmas holidays. Mac Williams has been named vice "president; 1 Gerald Blomeyer, rejx>rter; .and Billy Louise, Gaines, librarian * * *•'.,. Study Instruments- Fifth and .sixth yrade music students studied different 'musical Instruments recently by .listening to »i record and lookinj at pictures The record. "Peter and the Wolf, 1 ' consisted of characters portrayed by the different instruments. The class was told by Charles G. Morchead/ high .school band direulor, ol" the many instruments that play melody, counter melody and rhythm. Ho further told of the division of the band into three purLs, brass, percussion and woodwind Instruments. Several band members demonstrated the use of their Instruments, SliniUJKV SCHOOL NEWS Mrs. KJfcinan'.v K<»<HH The Library Club in Mrs. Fred Plceman's room has chosen new officers. They are Jimmie Shcrrod president; Eula Smith, secretary; Jerry Jo Lewis, treasurer; Freddie Garner, progam chaiman. Thy dub has recently bought two new story books for the room library. Dues for this week will be donated to the March of Dime*;. The following' students made the highest scores on Miss Winnie Virgil' Turner's arithmetic test- Frances Roach, Sara Ann Smoth- orman. Lois Lovehuly, Loyd Wood Harold Honeycuit, Bobby Kooncc, Edward Roberson and Martha Ann Sisk. * * * -. Mi's. Quclhnal/.'s Itoom Third trade pupils of Mrs. O. E. Quellmnlx'ii home room who had birthdays during January were Patty Lyn Bartholomew, Gene Shanks, George Reid, and Larrv Shamlin. On Friday, this group had a "Days of the Week" and "Months of the Year" party. Students who spelled the days of the week and months of the year correctly received candy. Students Who arc able to be back, In school after having been confined to their homes with in- nucnsn are: Willis Eugene Wells J. W. Booker. W. C. Thomnson! Billy Jo Humphreys, Jack Cain Larry Shamlin, Mary Carlyn Cruse,' Nancy; HamilLon, 1 Nancy- ^Damon,v- Gene Shanks, John Anderson, Bert Lamb, Charline-Mtillins, Patsy Lou 7 Pope, George Reid, s E. V. Sadler/'r Jimmie Perciful, ' Aleda Freeman," " Bonnie Thompson ;and Mfcrjorie Cagle. '•'•.'. * * + Miss Williams' Room % the following students are J on the memory work honor roll in Miss Williams* room: Elaine Duncan, Rometa .Hill, Walter Palmer, Joy Shellon, James Presnell, Carroll Mills, Aubert Dozler, Gary ' Taylor, Charles Trhnm, Teddy * Young; Cecil-.Parks, Maxine Odum, Jewell Dixon "and Stanley Pierce. . Jack FWell Wins Promotion In Store CARUTHERSViLLE, Mo., Jan. 25.—Jack Powell, 19, son of Mrs. Emma Powell . of this city, has been named assistant manager of the local J/c. Penney store, ac- x cowling to an announcement Wednesday by Bob, Peyton, store man- - - ager. Peyton said young Powell Is ' one of the youngest assistant managers in the nationally known .stores. Powell vbegan affiliations ' with the firm as extra clerk on . Saturdays, working himself up. He— succeeds Jim Brlce who'-, •resigned from the: local firm to" enter another line of business. In the preference of Americans; beef ranks first and pork second. IN THE CHANCERY'COURT OP THE CHI OKAS A WE A DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUK- TY, ARKANSAS. PROBATE DIVISION THEREOF.. Notice of application to sell personal property and lands to pay debts. Notice is hereby gave the -undersigned, as executor of the estate of Martha Seymore. deceased, will- make application to the chancery, court, probate division thereof of Mississippi county, Arkansas, on th$ 24th day of February, 1941, for an order to sell the personal property and thti lands belonging to said estate, said personal property being all the household property of said estate and said land being- described as follows: Lots Five and Six, in Block One, in the First Addition to the town of Dell, Arkansas. Witness my hand this 24th day Of January, 1941. . EARL POTTER, . Executor Neill Reed, solicitor. 25-1-8-15 HARRISON'S AUTO PARTS & GARAGE SERVICE STATION General RcpftiHnf, Welding ACTOM from Bed Top Gin the advertisements, instead of trudging from store to store. Make show.. you where to buy— instead of hunting for values the best places to buy what you need. That's how to the benefits, of the advertisements. The people who sell things and the people who make things all come to you in their advertisements in-this Paper. . . • - • ^., Their advertisements parade here before you, describing what's new . . ; headlining good values . /". reminding you where and how to get what you need, at the price you want-Take advantage of this mine of information-make it a practice to read the advertisements. They'll save youtime, money and energy!

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