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PAGE TWO BLYTHEV'fLLffi CO'OiVfriE NEWS SATURDAY, MAttCH I'/, 1S46 Coming Events MONDAY Women's Missionary Union of First Baptist Church meeting at church./or, Royal Service Program, 2 30 p m. Women's Society of Christian Service .of,.Lake Street Methodist Church meefIng at church, 2:30 u. m. Women's: Society of Christian Service of First Methodist. Church meeting in circle groups: Circle l, Mrs. II, W. Wylie; Circle 2, Mrs. J. M. Joiitz: Circle 3, Mrs. M. G. Goodwill lyltlv Mrs. R. L. Logglns as co-hostess; Circle 4, Mrs. R. H. Klrby; Circle 5, Mrs. J. Mell Brooks, Sr.; .Circle-G, Mrs.. Ear] Buckley. Women's Auxiliary of First Pros- bylerir.n Church meeting nt chureh for Installation of officers, 2 : 30 p.-ni. Women's Missionary Union of Calvary Baptist Cliurcli meeting nt church, 2 p. m. TUESDAY Miss Mary SpainUsrcy entertaining Double G Club. Club Eight meeting with Mrs. Pnul Jobe. Lange Parent Teacher Association meeting. nt school; 3 p. m., preceded by executive bonrd meeting, 2:30 u.-vn. Maple Grove Cemetery Association meeting with Mrs. E. P. Blomeyer, 2:30 p. in. WEDNESDAY Mi-s. C. E. Crigger Jr. entertaining Tuesday- Bridge Club. Town and Country Club meeting with Mrs. Fred V. Rutherford. Mrs. P. E.- Black entertaining Wednesday Bridge Club. La Neuve Club meeting with Mrs. John R. McDonald.; . THURSDAY 1 G. N. B. Club meeting with Mrs. John BrllUieart. .Mrs. Russell Phillips cntertnin- in?'.Thursday Luncheon Club. Thursday Bunco Club meeting with Mrs. Forrest Moore. Mrs. G. E. Keck entertaining Thursday Contract Club. Mrs. C. P. Tucker entertaining Octette Luncheon Club at home of 'Mrs. W. A. Affllck.. FRIDAY Mrs. Ebb Reynolds entertaining Initial Club. ' Make Rows Straight and True in Victory Garden Club,' Guests Entertained Mrs. T. . W. Jefferies and • •:•--• -• •;• U....V...... ....u ,„.». g<iwara wicnois, yeoman 2-c l STV Tj'oyn'e'r fiMTStJ? ^S^^ffi?* ^.^» f^fc!!* 1 ™ -5? Jordan""'^"" ^ Use Slakes and a Heavy Cord lo Layout Your Garden Hows. To make n garden drill you need slakes and a heavy cord. These are as necessary in laying oitt a Victory garden as in .laying out a house. The entire garden should be outlined so that the rows can be squared with the boundaries. Then place stakes for the first row, and stretch a line between them. . Having stretched the line, what comes next? Seeds arc sown m rows either in. drills, or lulls. A drill is n shallow continuous trench, while a hill is not an elevation, except in localities where (he rainfall is heavy. 11 usually means n spot where several seeds arc sown in n group, with the groups spaced at equal intervals in the row. . The depth of the drill is important. You often read that seeds should be sown to a dcplh of four times their diameter. But no oae tries to measure so exactly. A good general rule is to use the comer of. a hoe lo make a trench for small seeds, nbout half nn inch deep. Don't try to measure its dcplh, because gardening is nol so precise as lhat. Just bo sure it is as shallow trench as you can make. The main thing is lo make It straight, and Iliat Is easy it your hoe is sharp and your touch is light. Just think of your hoe as n pencil ami the cord as a rule, and draw a straight line in the loose garden soil the length of the row. A little practice will make you perfect. Modern practice favors shallow sowing; halt an inch for the small seeds, one lo (wo inches for peas, bonus and corn, and three inches for onion sets lo grow spring onions. Miss Jordan Engaged To Memphis Navy Man COOTER, Mo., March 17.— The engagement of Miss Lomiell Jordan of Cooler nnd Memphis. 'to Marion Edward Nichols, yeoman 2-c In Ihe by > to members of the Thursday Contract Club. : ,.: .' ;'. A "pastel color scheme in keeping with the approaching .Easter sen- son was used ini.llie , flowers arrangements. ''.x'i'l »'..•; ' / : '•'.' Following a two course. luncheon, bridge was played, wlthvhlgh and second high score prizes won by Mrs. E. R. Lancashire'; ari a Mrs. R, L. BanHter. . -. * » * • ' Officers Are Electee) Mrs. L. E. Baker was reeleclctl . president, of the Sudbury Parent Teacher Association al the meeting of that group held Wednesday afternoon at the school. Other officers who will serve with her include Mrs. Bates Sturdy, vice president; Mrs. Sybil Phillips, treasurer; Mrs. n. C. "Norton, secretary; Mrs. George Shanks, historian. -Members of the Sudbury Troop of Girl Scouts presented "A Pageant of Flags" to open the afternoon's program. The Rev. Harvey T. Kidd, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, was guest speaker for the afternoon, using ns his topic, "Citizens of Tomorrow", and Lieut. Charles E. Dowd explained to the group Iho citizenship campaign now being conducted In the school, in which he is assisting the teachers. During the business session, members voted to send the president and several delegates to the district Parent Teacher convention to be held April 20 In West Memphis. In the room count, Miss Alma Peters' room and Miss Mary Hubler's room won the prizes for" having Ihe largest percentage of mothers present. . ' • * » Entertains Luncheon Club '\frs. Marvin Robinson was hostess to members of the. Octette Luncheon Club, with whom she often plays bridge, cntertalnln' Thursday allernoon at her home on. West Main. A two course luncheon was served at small tables in the livin° a room, Tvhere jonquils and other Spring flowers were used as decorations. High score prize went to Mrs C. c. Langston and second high to Mrs. c. F. Tucker. • » » * Bunco Club Entertained Jonquils, yellow bell and fern formed a colorful setting for th party given yesterday afternoon In Mrs. "Shorty" Rector nt the home o' Mrs. Japk Marsh for members of th Initial Club. Bunco przc was won by Mrs. Jo< Wegman, high by Mrs. Lane Nowel and low by Mrs. Donald Aycock Refreshments of a salad plat With iced drinks were served. Date of the wedding will be announced later. Miss Jordan was graduated from Cooler High School -and attended Southeast Missouri jSlato Teachers' College, Cape Olrardenii.' Slid' Inter served'as a Icacher in the Cooler schools. For the past few months she has been making her home in Memphis. Mr. Nichols, who ir, the son of Mr. anrt Mrs. Jack Nichols of Memphis, was gracluntcd from Tech High School there and before entering the Navy in 1842 was employed by I'femphis Railway Express Corn- pany. He now Jias returned to active duty in the South Pacific alter ivliig recently spent a 30-day leave th his parents.in Memphis niter months overseas service. , DIXIE . COTTON CHOPPERS Pay f«r themselves in one season! Thee Your Order Now. DELTA Implements, Inc. lythcville Veterans eturn From Pacific Two more Blythdville men, vet- ans ot long service in the Pacilic, ill arrive home next week lo end their well-earned furloughs th their families. Pfc. Jack Reed is returning nf- r 40 months ovcilicas in that enter of operations, and expects arrive tomorrow at Camp Chafe, Ark., enroutc here to visit his other, Otb Reed, at his home nl 6 East Vine Street. Pvt. Roy W. Bldwell of the Qimr- rmnstcr Corps, %v lll visit lite par- its anil sister at their home. 81( Ir.rk Street, alter 32 mouths ii ic Pacific. Five Doughboys In Tough Spot, But Tanks Came TEMPLE, Texas, Mar. 17. (UP) — Pvt. Howard Shepard, u patient, at McCloskcy Gencrnt Hospital in .'emplc, has n lot of respect for (inkers, si few of them saved his kin one time. Private Shepard, whose wife, Ai- ecu, lives in Walnut Grove, Miss., vas caught in a lionse-.with four ot tls buddies. Ocrnm'nr'artillety was asl knocking (he building to bits. Then, one of the largest of Gcr- nnn tanks appeared. American bazooka teams blasted wiiy without avail, and Ihe Nu/is began to yell: "Come out, Yanks. Surrender." It looked bad for the five Americans, mil four of our tanks arrived on the scene. They were too light to IMII- iiilhe German, but (hey did divert attention, and Shepard and his buddies were able to make their escape. Private Shcpard was wounded while on a night pafvol. He stepped on n mine about B o'clock nl night, lie tt-ns imaule lo move for 10 hours until sappers were able to clcnv a path through the mine field and remove him. Child Suffers Burns Playing Y/iih Lamp ..M«ry Vcndn Wade., year-old daughter of SergC' anif Mrs'. R. L. Wade Jr., is recovering at her home Irom burns of a vapor lamp iulfem! Monday morning. Sleeping near (lie lamp, she awakened while her mother was nt the telephone. Attracted to the lamp, she was burned about the face while trying to examine it. Bits of News' Moetly; Personal W. A. Dobyns Is undergoing treatment at Blythcvillo Hospital. Mrs. G. H. Grear will leave Monday for Milburn, N. J., to spend several weeks with her daughter, Mrs. J. H, Oxman and family. Pvt. Charles Smith, who recently! returned from almost three years of overseas sci-vlcc in the North African and Italian campaigns, to spend his furlough with his mother, Mrs. J. P. Smith and family, has goiic to Savannah, Ga., for a brief visit with his brother. Lieut. Wallace Smith, who Is expecting an overseas assignment soon. Private Smith will return here for a longer visit with his mother before reporting: to n rest camp at Hot Springs, Miss Adele Cherry, Miss Thelma House and Mrs. Irene Davis left, Thursday night for St. Louis to spend the weekend with relatives. Pfc. P. M/Davis, who has been stationed at Blytheville Army Air Field, left Wednesday night for Greensboro, S. C. His wife remained in Blylhcvllle with her parents, Mr. and Mis. B. L. Bishop. J. W. Booker, son of Mr. nud Mrs. W. W. Booker of 100 East Sycamore, underwent an appendectomy Thursday at Walls Hospital. His condition is very good. Lieut. Col and Mrs. John Ben Bomar and two children, Johnny and Lenn, of Cincinnati, Ohio, will arrive tomorrow to spend 10 days here ns guests of Mrs. Bomnr's parents,' Dr. and Mrs. L. H. Moore. Miss Pearl Lee, who has been attending Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary In Fort Worth, Texas, has returned home, after completing her three months course of study there. I,lent. James Terry, who is stn- tlohcd with the Nnvy at New York, loft yesterday to return there sifter a visit of two weeks here with his mother, Mrs. E. M. Terry and other relatives. Mrs. Terry and Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Robinson drove htm to Memphis, where they met his sister, Mrs. A, R. Wetenknmp, who also Is making her home In New York while her husband, Captain Weten- knmp is stationed there, and who is here for u visit of two weeks with her mother. Mrs. James Terry nnd vo children remained here for a ngcr visit with relatives before re- .ruliiK to New York. T.J. T.- Moore Jr., arrived home /ednesdny night from Wnco, Texas, itcre he bus completed his semes- r's work at Baylor University. ' : . Mrs. Alviu W. Moore, who hrfs ccn making her home In Wash-' gton, D. c., for the past several onths, has returned here to be 1th her mother, Mrs. D. G. Moore nd family until her husband re- irns from overseas duty. Mr. nnd Mn. William Chaiitin, tc nf St. Louis, have arrived here make their home. Both Mr. and rs. chiuillii.arc now connected ill the New York Store! Mi-, haiitin, formerly was with Con- nentnl Cnn Company and Mrs. hautin. for a number of years, ith Lockharts Ladies Ready to Vear Shop there. Mrs. Clinutin ns reared in Nashville, Tenn.. and or husband is a native of St. oms. They are at home at 115 orlh Tenth. Mr. and Mrs. Mclvin Juilsell nvc as their guest Mrs. George uryenr of Jonesboro. 'Mrs. Mary Aline Phillips has re- trncd IB her home In Huntsvillo. la., after a visit < here: iwitjij ihpr. nroiils. Mr., and(Alff.:L;[TV'"'>' aiul family. "' '"'"'i Have Plow Points, Busters, Sweeps SHARPENED NOW! Modern Equipment, Expert Blacksmiths Acetylene & Electric Welding Truck Motors Rebored & Rebuilt Delia Implements, Inc. PING VULCANIZING Ail Recapping Strictly Guaranteed. Quick service. In Any Size Passenger Car Tire. Our Molds Will Handle Up to Size 700x16 Tires. ALL SIZES of RECAPPED PASSENGER CAR TIRES FOR SALE- RATION FREEl LARK IN i«vicE 12 Years At Main & Lake Street Call 965 For Pickup & D^cW-Service Weds Officer Mrs. Robert H. Duke of Oleason, Tcnn., Is the former Miss Arline Clement of Blythevlllc and McICen- zic. Tenn. Her marriage to Captain Duke of Die Army Air Forces was solemnized March 2 In Glcn.son. Lifeboat Used To Save Fliers To Be Featured NEW ORLEANS, Mar. 17. (UP) — The iriggins airborne lifeboat, which is dropped from B-17 Flying Portresses b3' parachute to rescue fliers forced to ditch their planes in water, will be the feature of the Army Hour program over a national hookup Sunday. The' program will be from 2:30 to 3:30 p. m. Major Harry D. Kurtz, Kcesler Field ptiWIc relations officer, says the boat will be dropped during an air-sea rescue mission. Object' of the broadcast will be to show how the molded plywood lifeboat, built by New Orleans workers, is used to save'lives of air force personnel «t sen. Major Kurtz said the broadcast will begin with a B-11 Flying Fortress an patrol mission in the gulf off Blloxi. An SOS will be received by the plane's crew from "survivors" in a life raft. The plane will liven locate the raft and drop the boat by parachute, just as is done in actual rescues at sea. Airmen of the AAF air-sea emergency rescue school at Kcesler Field who arc being trained in this work with Higgins boats delivered tiirecl from (he Michoiid plant, will participate ill the broadcast. Ciwcinis Group* * Hears Talk By \Aaj. 0. H. Okre Major Osmund H. Okre, now sln- oned at Blythei'llle Army Air eld, and a veteran of more than months overseas service, was uest speaker nt the luncheon meet- g of memters of the Blytheville iwanls Club held Wednesday at otel Noble. Morale problems of the overseas Idlers were discussed by Major kie, who told his audience that though American soldiers may tire their rationed diet while on for;n duty, they still are much bqt- r olf than soldiers of any other ition. Major Okre said he sppke om experience on that line tiller vlng for many months on the diet the English. He was high In his praise of both ie Red Cross and the chaplains for iclr efforts lo provide recreational cilltles nnd other morale builders T the service men, as do the spe- al service offices of overseas com- anies. Major Okre was Introduced by P. Friend. Lieut. James Terry also was a test nt, the meeting. At The Hospitals Walls Hospital Admitted: Mrs. E. C. Glissom, llayli, Mo Mrs. U. L. Gates, city. Mrs. J. E. Jones, Slcelc, Mo. Born lo Mr. and Mrs. W. H Calrtwell, city, a son last night. Born to Mv. and Mrs. Harry Lnlef IU. 2. city, n daughter Inst night. Dismissed: Lowell Dauyhcrly, city. Lawrence Holt, bsceoln. Johnny Mick, city. Blytlieville Hospital Admitted: ' Pauline McCtislin, city. Mrs; C. E. Young, Stccle, Mo. Junior Crews, city. E. D., Beaslcy, city. Mrs. G. B. Perry, city. Keacl Courier News Want Ads. New York's 4000 fur dealers, lanufacturcrs, and importers arc oncentratcd in a three-block sec- on of the city. EASTER GREETING CARDS! - - - Faster Ciifls, AliracLively Wrapped, Made Kcnily For Modern R Antique Gifts MOSS BRYAN DON'T rub that spot home cleaning can ruin SENSITIVE FABRICS . \. Experience is nn expensive I c n c li c r! Your t clothes are too valuable . . . loo large an investment . . . lo (rust a trial- nml-error method of siiol or stain removal. \Ve have the equipment, in- fonrfition and experienced help to remove any spot or stain, be it ink, grease, or nail-polish. FOR BETTER LAUNDRY 41Q *IIO BKTTKH DRY CLEANING STEAM LAUNDRY utherans Will Hear ermon By Memphian The Rev. W. C. Kreuger of Mcm- his will be guest speaker at (lie ornlnfr worship service to be held imorrow morning, n o'clock, at. ilgrlm Luthern Church. This church Is without a regular ?sfdent pastor at this time. Topic of the Rev. Mr. kreugcr's •rmon will be "My Promise To od." ' CHURCH NEWS FTJLI, GOSPEL TABERNACLE Ira M. Biyc«, piston Sunday, School, 9:45 a. m. Roy iandley, supt. Morning Worship, U z. m. Scr- 1011 by pastor. P.Y.P.A. Service, 1 p. m. Annie andley, president. Evangelistic Service, 8 p. m. Radio Broadcasts Monday and Mday, 2:30 p. m. Midweek Services Tuesday and fiday nights. A friendly welcome to all. Y'IKST CM tilt Ci! OF TUB NAZAKliNK V. W. Nash, juistor Sunday School, 9:45 n. m. Worship Service, 10:50 a. in. Pas-, tor will preach. Service for Young People, 7 J). m. Evening Service, 7:45 p. m. Chaplain George Mans of BAAP will preach. Wednesday, 7:45 p. m. Prayer meeting. All services being held temporarily; at the Armory. CHRISTIAN sTilr-NCE SERVICES Woman's Clubhouse, MIC W. Main SUBSTANCE is the subject of the Lesson-Sermon which ivill be read In all Churches and Societies of the Church of Christ, Scientist, on Sunday:,The Golden Text is: "For ever, p Lord, thy word is settled In heav- ".P,raJins 110:80. nipng the citations which comprise' the Lesson-Sermon Is the following from the Bible: "Thy kingdom lo an everlasting kingdom, nnd thy dominion enilurcth throughout all generations." Psalms H5:13. LAKE STREET MKTIIOIMST CHURCH Hates Sturdy, pastor Church School, o":50 a.m. Ivcrson Morris, supt. Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m. Sermon by pnstor. Youth Fellowship Groups, 0:30 p.m. Evening Worship, 7:30 p.m. Sermon by pastor. Membership committee meeting Tuesday. 7:30 p.m. Church night, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH P. H. Jcrnigan, pastor Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. J. P. Hocott, supt. Morning Message, 10:55 a.m. B.T.U., 6:45 p.m. J. E. England, director. Evening Service, 7:45 p.m. Mid-Week Prayer Meeting at Church. Wednesday, 7:45 p.m. Prayer meeting in Pride Subdivision in different homes each Thursday, 7:45 p.m. Our service is growing each time we meet, and we stilt say to you come and worship with us. Our location is 16th and . Chickasawba Streets, FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Harvey T. Kidd, minister Sunday School, S:45 a.m. Morning Worship, 11 a.m. Pioneers, 6:45 p.m. Congregational meeting, 7:30 p.m WEDNESDAY Prayer meeting, 7:30 p.m. Choir rehearsal, 8:15 p.m. ARGENTINE ALFALFA $31.50 per cwt. SOYBEANS, LESPEDEZA, SEED CORN BLYTHEVILIE SOYBEAN CORP. 1800 W. Main for CASH PAID USED FURNITURE Any Amount — From $1 to $10,000 Worth! ALVIN HARDY FURNITURE CO. Li., 301 E. Main'.(Where lake St. Craslies, Into.Main' St." I'Jione 2302 BACK IN (Formerly Very Scarce) STEEL WOOL IN 1-LB. PACKAGES. Pure Shellac. Aluminum Paint. Night Latches. Electric Churns. Padlocks Electric Solder Irons. Hawaiian Wigglers. Shannon Spinners. —AD In Plentiful Quantities At PLANTERS HARDWARE CO. Th» Complete Hardware Store 126 W. Main Phone 515 Mrs. Dalton C. Fowlston, B. A. M. S. M. Rearranging of schedule makes it possible to accept several more pupils in piano and voice, Former New Yort7Organist and Teacher Pupil ot Clarence Dickinson President of Union Theological Seminary School of Music For Appointment Phone or Write Mrs. I)at(on C. Fowlston 1101 Chlcfcasawbl ' Vhone 2010 SENTIMENTS EXPRESSED WITH FLOWERS f properly designed, arc remembered always. Our flowers are always fresh, and all work Is guaranteed to please. Let our expert designers help you with your floral needs. FLOWER SHOP F.T.D. SenmnJ We Dtttnr Anjwhera Ph. 481 Mn. J. M. (MM) WUUuw, owner Gkncw BU(. FIRST ASSEMBLY OF OOIj CHIIKCH \i. C. Hiimscv, jnistor Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Ed Brat- ler, supt. Preaching, 11 tun. Sermon by pns- r. Christ Ambassadors will meet nt 30 p.m. In their newly arranged idllorlum. Mrs. Lucille. Gentry, •csidcnt. Evangelistic Service, Y:-!5 p.m. A hearty welcome extended. Nation Calendar MEATS, FATS, ETC. Book 4, Red Stamps Q5 through " good through March. 31. Stamps through X5 , good through prll 28. Stamps Y5, Z5 and A2 irough D2, good through June 2. :amps E2 through J2 goad through une 30. I'JiOCESSED FOODS Book 4, Blue Stamps X5 Y5, Z5 nd A2 and B2, good llirough larch 31. stamps C2 through G2, ood through April 28. Stamps H2 irough M2, good through June 2. tamps N2 through S2, good irougli June 30. SUGAR Book 4, Stamp No. 35, good /or ve pounds through June 2. An:her stamp Is scheduled to be alidated May 1. Home-cunning igar, up lo 20 pounds per person ill be available April 15. SHOES Book 3, Airplane Stamps 1, 2 nnd Termination date not set. GASOLINE \ H-A coupons good for four gal- ins each through March 21. B-S, -5, B-G and C-0 coupons good for ve gallons. AT FIRST SIGH OF A.' - RITZ Continuous Shows Every Day Hox Office Opens 1:45 Show Starls 2*00 LISTEN TO KLCN :00 a.m. IZ-AS p.m. 4:30 p.m. -• FUZZY KNIGHT t huyae ^. irii Serial: "IJrendu Starr, Reporter" No. 5 atul Short Con. Showing Sat'clay 1:00 to 11:30 Sunday & Monday '•MOMANSj ROSEMARr DoCAMPl ,.. .„„ GAVIN MU1R fclfcz: ISABE1 - JEWElt JOHN MI1JAN ( A UNIVERSAL PICTURE . U I'arnmomit News and Selected .Short Sulijecls Continuous Showing Sun. 1:15 to 11 ROKY Matinees Sat. ft Sun. Only Opens each night 6:15; starts 7 Opens Simrlny 1:00; Starts 1:15 Continuous Sliows Sat. and Sun. Bargain Night Every Night Except Saturday. I^o passes honored on Sunday at the Hoxy. Saturday Serial: "Mystery of Iho Hivcrboat" Xo. 10 nrd Short Con. Showing Sal'day 1:00 to 11:30 Sunday and Monday '; A WARNER BROS. PICTURE DtrKUi &y RAOUL WALSH Scmn Play by Vincenl U*rer,c* irwj HWi« McC^ fcawd UponUie Lfiol' Jsn>« J.Cwbett Fox News and Selected Short Continuous Showing Sun. 1:15 <o tl

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