The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 22, 1936 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 22, 1936
Page 8
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' PAGE EIGHT Old DunkKri Reside n I, Long a : Circus Midget, Viclim of; Heart Attack CARDWELL, Mo—"Major" Willie Rny, nged-76, died shortly nftn seven . o'clock Tuesday nlglit of what apparently .was n heart tit- tack suffered while on a hunting trio in Ihc Utlle liivcr bottoms with Jim Hamllng of Nesblt, n Mr. Coe of Hornersvllle. nnd .others. A coroner's Inquest wns held Wednesday •!>(. Cardwell, where Major Rny made his home with Ills brother-in-law, H. D.- Meadows. : . Mn]or Day moved to Dunklln county from Tennessee al the II'BC of 10 jcais and spent the (greater part of his life in this section, except. about 20 years when he was traveling .with .showboats, circuses or fairs as a midget. He wns only 41 Inches hi height. He go t t'liis s[art in 1881 with the Will II. Stowe company's showboat, which pla>ed at all the Mississippi river tovvns He innde his liow In 1683 under the colors of nnrnum nnd Bailey. He later joined /Sells Biotlieis clicus where his family and that of "Cnplnln" Slmde. Shields, n' Riant, who lins since. Eclllefl at Hornersvllle, where He lins scned ns mayor and justice of the peace, were feature at- BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Carving Homes .From Wilder ness--1.9.3 () Style THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1930 Stcele-Cpoter Society — Personal The Woman's Missionary society wns cnlertained In the home of Mr.?, j. j>. vlckrey Monday afternoon.'There were two visitors, Mrs. Ira Walker of Rockporl, fnd., who Is'visiting her daughter, Mrs. c. Atliuns, and Mrs. Dora Meeks. The following 'committee was selected to lie In charge of the serving of (He Commercial club banquet: Mrs. !>. P. McCiilchcn, Mrs. J. p. vlck- rey and Mrs, J. H. Workman. The society will meet next, Monday will) Mi's. Mable Stcele. Rev. M. A. Masscy wns returned to the pastorate of the Slcele Methodist, church at (he annual conference at Parmlngton Sunday. Me and Mrs Massey and daughter, Mary Jcwella, and Miss Alice Mlchle, .who .attended'. the'.cohfefenoe, returnee! to this city Monday. ' Darner Isom, 01 Casn, Ark., is visiting relatives here tills week. Mr. and Mrs. James Wallace and Miss Elizabeth lluey of Cooler attended the M. E. church conference at, Pimnlngton over the week end.. '.Rev. Herman Wagner, who'lias been pastor of the Cooler Methodist church for several years, was returned for another year at the conference at Farmington. Major ariffln of Lake City, Ark., was a, visitor here Sunday nlglit and was accompanied home'by Miss Eunice Guthric of tiiat city, who had spent the past week here. Mrs. A. n. Rhodes of ^aruthers- vllle and father, it. j. Outline.'of Lfiwronccfoiirg. Tcnn., were guests of Mrs. 11. A. Silence Sunday. MLss 1-oukc CoiH'lnnil of Fort Worth, Texas. Is the guest of her parents, Rev. and Mrs. J. B. Copaland, and oilier relatives. In N'ikko, Japan, Is a bridge over which only members of the royal family may cross. . Relief for Veterans . Or for an suffering 'vil oilier that ir ATHLETK'S TOOT fi.CMIfJGKIt IHTKS IVY, IIAIH-'OOTODOHS. , MOSQUITO RITKS or ..blessed and instiint relief for itch' mg with a single application O f " s »»liseiJlic called came homesteaders, bnill tempo- small, since the hulk of - - Our rugged forefathers donned ,..„„,; uu,u=.-,i,i-ii<iti», mmi wmpa- smnn since the hulk of th coonskln cups, shouldered crude i rary sluicks and Ijigan clearing the tcrlnls will come from the snwft'in rved their I land. j „„<[ Mm lw construction wll'be ?ss. . The Resettlement Administration, exchanjjed on the same basts hnl niijirovliii! their Industry, loaned prompted the organization of the toroadaxes and literally car. t . homes out of (lie wilderness. A litllc more scientific perhaps but Involving some of the sam; problems nnd hardships is the 1930 version of I he same movement, as practiced by a score of Resettlement Administration rehabilitation farmers in Chlcot, county, Arkan- tractions Mr.. Ray also 'worked sns. in Buffalo Bill's show and was Depression-hit terauiM, shnro- later emplojed as impersonater of croppers and dispossessed farm •Busier Biown" advertising n owners, they settled on fertile, un- biand of shoes manufactured liy cleared drainage district lanil which the Brawn Shoe. company of St. I had been forfeited to the stata, b»- Louis Ho appeared as a small boy with his dog. "TiKe"'til the Worlds fair In St. Louis in 1904. Later both he and Mr. Shields and families returned to Dunklln county after quitting the show business. They were formerly partners in a store at Hornersville. Mr. Kay Inter was engaged in farming. Major Ray was a familiar figure In' Southeast Missouri and Noithetisl Arkansas and had many friends in this section. He had socially, .constructed set , them the money to make a crop. I sawmill project. With plenty of timber but 1IIU; . re purchased a second-hand, , W rU,b,c ' , , , ,, ' c Eacli mfinlier of tile cooperative , curi Ii 0 ,, s ~Is havliia suiricicnt lumber: sawed plant pro:luct!on facilities cannin'- to build a comfortable frame- house , I'ncllllies. simple proeessin., ,,h it ana barn. Cash outlay will be. and curb market facilities ° ™»t. weaving facilities potato curli% fist In .the service. Surviving arc oue sister, Snlly • Glasscock of Uttic and One brother, Jim Ilorncrsvtlle. Mrs. Hay 1&15. Hay died Mrs. nock Holland News A miscellaneous bridal shower for Mrs. Carl names ivas Riven Prl- - ".—- j- . —• -.*..LV^V. att of; day night by Missos Eunice Huid built-up pedals and extended gear i«ml Pearl Lynn McConnlck at the shift le\er in lib automobile to 1x " 1 "" rtf *'•- ™»"~ »NM..•_. j.._ meet the needs of n "midget driver. ; His.favorite diversion was hunting ami fishing.. He once built a 36-foot motor' launch on the St Francis river. ;' Funeral \serviccs will be conducted this afternoon from the Hornersville Baptist church and burial will be "made at the Hor- nersvllle cemetery. The . Rev. A. J. Johnson. Baptist minister, will officiate. The Masons also will as- home of Mrs. Belle Little'at the edge of town. Fifteen'guests were present. Ijcfore her marriage recently, Mrs. Unrns was Miss Htliy'i Kifcr, daughter of Mr. niul 7v.~. J. A. Kltcr. ; Billy Joe. son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Ernest ; McCrary, celebrated his lowccu baskets nienls. the refresh- Mrs, c. I*. Jctiktns was surprised with a birthday dinner nt her home Sunday by Mr. and Mrs. Rus£3ll Little, Mr, and Mrs. Jue Frank Little, Mrs. N. U. Daprlcst. Mr. and Mrs. Robert McOhca, Mr. anil Mrs. Stun Ward and <lnuih- ler. Dorothy, Miss Maggie Harbcr of Stecle, and Mr. and Mrs. Sidney •Menrs ofjs'ew Survey. \ • •» > Miss Ooldla Slayton, daiightci^of Mr. aiid Mrs. W. !!.• Slayton of south of Holland, underwent a lon- sllectomy at the lilythcvllle hospital Saturday. Bert Robinson left Saturday for libs home In Memphis alter a visit u.uv-ou nn.^i(ii^, tuluul Llieu Ills ' .n.iiiv 111 iMi.iij(jm:> UIL-JI II VJSu ninth birthday Saturday aitcrnoDii' wllh his mother, Mrs. W. S. llob- with a ixirty for 17 friends: A white | 'nson. cake with orange and blnck decorations across the the Icing, hp- ples, and candy In tiny little Hnl- Orvllle R6ims came Monday frimi Carnwny, Ark., for a short visit with his parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. John f'< I j-^-»~!«*- L'MI i«fc' nclms. Mr. nml Mrs. Und Edwards re- Uirnctl Siindny from Coliiiiibus, Gn where they s|Knt several dnys Insi week on business. Mr. HIK| Mrs. Pinis Holmes sr nnd son. Pinis jr., were at th-lr home in Mnrlon, III., the past week Mr. Holmes Is supervising the con- ^Iructlon of the new high''school here, which will be completed within n month. . . _ TJoote Hooker wn.s in Mcmn!ils Mondny on business. Orville Plnkstoii nttcnded to b'us- in St. Louis three days lliis • : . ,':jln Rcaci Courier News Want Ads. ,i,, »»iseiJlic cal BKOWN'S LOTION. CIMCCKRP are killed Insliuitly or your inontv back. ATHl.l-TK'S I'OOT com". IJletely eurnl within fmirlecn ilays 1 r 1 >?,,l" !Uter |10W bi " 1 tl>e cnsc. BROWN'S LOTION comes in two sizes, (il)c and SI.OO, :,< Kirby Bros. Drug Co, Hoo-ray for Royal Six; tlie weatK- er-condiHoned Beer that scores big in every season! The All-American Winner Beer that tackles old man thirst and throws him for a loss. React Courier Ntws Want Ads. Everything for your cuterfaiiunent am! comfort Last Time Today Jack Ri'nn.v in "The Rig Broadcast of 1837 1 With Mjirlh;i ({iiyo, IJnnis 'i A lion, Hoi) fittrns, lioliby :!<:iHlni;in iind His iiaiui, Siiirluy Unss, Itay Mil'suitl jiul Leopold jstnlcnw.slii and His Symphony Orclutsti'i'i Also IMi.iniouiil News aUiicr-JO a, 25.:-\Vllh le Tax Ni;M— 15 Ai 3Sf— M'illi li> Tax FRIDAY PAL NITE •'. Adults Adniillcd for Trice of All Children—lOc MADE WITH ARKANSAS KIGE Distriluifcd by MIDWEST.DISTRIBUTING CO. - filvlheviltc. Ark. .1 1'lione 63 }»( > j* ^^ >r*r* ~*f*^ ir«. ». <(„ k.^^-v • T m the kind of girt who likes to fine things out for myself so when I say 1 like Lion Knix-Knox better than any other gasoline I ever used it means I vc triedalotofdifferentbrands. Nowlm satisfied. Of course, I'll have to admit that Lion being a Southern company helped me make up my mind." LION OIL REFINING CO. . ' •'' ' HDct«lo.AAwui.T.H.Biito..P««. A FINE REPUTATION for forty-two jttts Kelly tires Juve givtn out- sttnilnf ptrlormiace. ExtrM vilue with low pit- mite cost ketps Kttlys out in front, fat on a «( •* your Lion stitien. Positively Our Last Carload of SUITES We've already sold about 100 of these fine Bed 1:00111 Siiilelraiul feel inosl fortunate in :securiiig another carload - --'these; won't lakiong al'lhis Lo^ ; Price - - - therefore.^' you wan i ocie^ve strongly advise you lo conic in at once - - - - . I See the Beautiful Suite Now on Display in Our East Window While They Last Beautiful 3-Piece Suite Siitiilai 'lit riilu v Poster Bed Triple Mirror Vanity Chest of Drawers A sturdily built 3-picce'Bedroom Suite consisting &f smarily slylccl Poslcr Bed, a beautiful Triple-Mi !TO ivd Vanity Dresser and a roomy Chest of Drawers - ... all most al iraclively decorated. The supply is limited so you'd better gel yours lodav. HUBBARD FURNITURE CO. Blytheville, Ark. SCOTT BINNIE ' BARNES ntri M T - WILCOXON My Directed by George B'. Seill '&, A^ EDWARD SMAU'Proifuet'iol, kl «A Relionc* Picture* [\| Rgl.oied Him UnlHd Arllltf Also Sclcoti'cl Shorts —Adtnissinu— Alfltiiire—10 * 25c— \Vilh In Tax Night—li> A S5c—With Ic Tax TUKSDAY, OCT. 27— $225.00 HANK NIGHT! !.! —COMINf! 'SOON— 'I.IRKI.FD I,.\T)V" with Jcnn H:ir- Iniv, \vm. 1'cwcll, .llyrna I.oy autl Spencer .Tracy. OXY Ailm.—Always 10 & 25c—'Ic Tax Show Kvc.ry Nisht ' Mutineer Fritlny, Sutitnluy, Sunday Fri'Jiiy .1 Sunday Malinccs—2:15 Saturday IMatinci^ — Continuous Slicivhl" — 1:00 Till 11:00 IV" M. Last Time Today PAL NIGHT 12 Adl.'lls Adinillrd for Price of 1} All Children—lOc Don't Gamble With Love \Villi lirucc Cakot iind Ann Slither". Also Selected .Shorts Friday - Saturday

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