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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 12, 1941
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.APRIL 12, 19-11 BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER SPELLERS i 11 Italiails Fi § hl On, and Evzones'stiFTake Them 1 Contest At Osceola Will Determine County Enlry For MidSouth Bee OSCEOLA, Ark., April 12.—Mem- W'it:; of the old-fashioned spelling match were revived here today when approximately 70 boys and girt.-; irom elementary schools, ol Mississippi County gathered for thr? •spelling contest to select a representative to enter in* MidSouth Spelling Bee in Memphis May 9. ^ Tiie contest i.s in charge of Mrs. Thonrvis Ivy, county .supervisor Judges are Fred Smith, president of the Junior Chamber of Com-' jnerce sponsoring the event: Joe' W. Rhodes. OsceoUi attorney, and! W. H. Gardner, principal of the Osceola Elementary School. A handsome gold iroohy ; TC-S '.o the .school irom which' the winner First place- av.'iird is :i goSci nu-tial, second prize a silver medal, and u bronxe medal 1'or Uurd plate. Osceola'.s representative is Ann Dillahunty. eighth yracle student who "spelled down" all opponents of "- - ^"- P. II. Ahukiox \\'.<is hostess 10 l!l(1 ''• H. 1). dull for -i covered fl»"-li luncheon Thursday i n honor «•' Mts. Jimmy .lolms. ni ih<- nl'h'r- » ll «>i>. I'.iii.s \v w - pre.semetl Uie p 11 '-' ol" honor. A poom, "My «mii!i:iy" composed by Miss Rcva I.lovd ami Mi. ss c;ji U | ys Muxwi-ll Wit:; n-;,,! , 0 ;h(1 nnn ,p mi-nts i.r in- nvam mid otikc Sl ''v«'(i u u . H; j) irst >nl. The «»'-''tm!>; \vi|| b,, Tlmr;;da v uortii. Anril 1M in the homo oi Hur 111 u-i r inul Mr*. D. Ournm and .son, !uhv;ird, spent (iu 1 weekend i"f Memphis \viih their climuh- MI-. T. p. Hiowarii, ami Mr. the seventii and eighth grades Thursday. Ann was .stumped on the word "souvenir." She is the daughter of Mi', and Mrs. Sam Difla- Smith. Jaycee president, cordially invites Hie entire county hunty. Fred to attend. Luxora Society—Personal cuplives with war spirit badly bent. Mrs. Cora Roberts i,f Helena, and Mrs. Charlie Turner of Baiesville present. The program lr-d by Mrs. R. H Owen, was opened by readiny a poem. Scripture lesson. Mark 10' 1 by Mrs. Elliott Williams, dosed by ••AD Evening Here are four new Evan<j;dist Thursda Krii!^ Demonstration Club News Notes To Present Plays Two plays. "Sparkin' " and "Just Folks," will be presented Wednes- da ynight, 7:30 o'clock, at Yarbro school, it was decided ar a meeting of 17 members of the Yarbro Home Demonstration club Tuesday afternoon at the home cf Mrs. B. A. Bugg. The play which is received better by the public will be used by the club for the play tournament at Dell the following r clay. Mrs. Bugs: gave the history of "Yankee Doodle' which was sun? by the club and she also read a poem. 4i Annmd the Corner I Have a Friend." The devotional was given by Mrs. Lee Styles. Roll call was answered with each, .member's- telling what she had to show for the Better Homes tour. The hostess then demonstrated how to separate and set out dahlia bulbs. Mrs. Gene McCuire, who was celebrating her birthday, was showered with gifts during the social hour which followed. A. dessert plate with iced drinks was served. Next meeting will be April 22 at the home of Mr.s. McGuire. To Make Slip Covers A committee was appointed to buy material to make slip covers for the couches in the *Armorel Home Demonstration Club house at the meeting of 20 members and three visitors Tuesday afternoon. The group also discussed painting and repairing the club house and later planted flowers and shrubbery 0:1 the club grounds. Mr. and Mrs. S. J. smith spent Fruliiy and Sauirdiiy in Little Rock while Mr. Smith attended a meeting of the Cotton Trade Convention, and a meeting of the executive committee of the Arkansas- Missouri Ginners. Miss Eva' George left Thursday morning for .several weeks visit I with tier .sisters, Mr:;. John Sainaha i and Mrs. DeMetri Abdelnour ol New York City. \ Mr. and Mrs. R. N. Forbes had as their week end guests their ^lighter, Mrs. Mack Anderson, and . hosts complimenting the members Mr - Anderson of LOS Angeles. Mrs. \ of the Dinner-Dance Club at their Antj er.son is a former Luxora girl, i '•" homo FrirLiv nioht Tho Miss Owena Forbes. I Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ware wen- guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Brown Thursday night when they were hosts to the Thursday Night' Bridge Club. Dr. and Mrs. T. p. Hudson* received high score club prizes and Mr. Ware made high score guest prize. After the games, the hosts served a salaci plate with coffee. * » * Dinner-Diince Club Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Rozelle were "Rosa" home Friday night. The members and a number of dance guests enjoyed dancing to nickelodeon music at the Rosa school house. * * a Smuiay School Party Mrs. Reuel Bur.ler entertained 15 Miss Owena Forbes. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Vernon o Double Bridges are the parents of a daughter, born on March 19. M'\ JUKI Mn;. j. A. Payn/ > Memphis Sunday to .sot- K'ntiV-oii. ./o,> p ;i yne, who i-MiiKliM, Mospiisil. n ti i. s !-. lollowinjj an operation. Mis, Kobm Holmes, or has returned to he their i.s in homo »itir viskhui Mr. and Mrs. » L Holm.- lann'lv 4-H Club News Notes CariitlKTsville Society—Personal Cluh Mrs. L. 11, Selntli. mul Mrs. A. H. Hhmles enteriain-- ( i mnnljers of PAGE THREfc Couple Will Celebrate Golden Club al W<*<!nesilay Mrs. Rhodes iionif this \\vvk. Cluosts WIM-:' Mrs. Viisliii Wnlil. Mrs P. W. Coleman and Mrs .humv Van- AusduH. The luncheon (able was deconued wilh Knsier decorations and sjiriim- I'Unu'i'.';. Hiph si-ore pn/e, linKt-rie was won by Mrs, Wuh!, !ln ,j M» r Veslie FcrMiM)!) won Mi-cniul. hosiery Mrs Henry Workman of Sft'cli- bridivoed received a .summer poeki>thook. Mrs ---c» - , —v-.** v/ii ** 11 L i ^; 11 i IJ, who has been christened 'Martha Dr. J. D. Hmnmons, vice-prcsi- Gaynell. This baby can boast of dent of Hendrix College Conwuy having two grandmothers: Mrs. will begin an evangelistic meeting Paul Williams of Rosa, and Mrs. Mil*. n."uui ijui.itT eiitertainecl ir> .«^«.i ui ivu^u, mm mis. members of her Sunday School | J ' W ' Vernon of Double Bridges; class ThnrsdHv nffc-i-nnn.-, fm,-,, tJiree great .Grandmother^ MIX class Thursday afternoon from pre- fore each little guest drew an individual prize. Cakes, candies and cold drinks were served. Luxora Book Club Members of the Luxora Book the group sang "Yankee Doodle", ' After lunch. "America" and origins of which were told by Mrs.' C. A. Vincent, A report was'made on, mattress making project being sponsored by club. Mrs. W. L. Smith gave a reading after which Mrs. W. O. Anderson was elected secretary and treasurer to finish out. the term of Mrs. James Bell, who is moving to Mississippi. Club will meet again Tuesday. April 22. for an all day meeting at club house. Mrs. F. S. King "and . Mrs. W. T. Metzger will be hostesses. * * * Club Has New Members Seven new members of the Lost Cane Home Demonstration Club were reported at a meeting of the group Thursday at the club house. They are Mrs. Cecil Downing. Mrs Maude Boren. Mrs. M. T. Shuts Mr.s. C. V. Stutts. Mrs. Jim Wheeler. Mrs. ,Wade Owens and Mrs. Madge Bachus. Thirty two members and three visitors, Mrs. Lewis. Mrs. Irvin Southern and Mrs. Hah Rhea Arnold, were present in addition to the new members. A song. "Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean" led by Mrs. J. G. Morgan and a poem by Mrs. W D Vastbinder opened the meeting. Mrs. Raydo Veach and Miss Rosa Lee Littlejohn explained what they learned about food at the defense program meeting which they attended at Manila last week. This group will present a play, "Henpecked Hollor Gossip" at the play tournament at Dell Thursday. They voted to work on their quilt which is to be sold soon at a special meeting Tuesday. The hostesses. Mrs. Vastbinder. Mrs. C. A. Evans and Airs. J. D. Littlejohn. served fruit salad, cake and coffee. Mrs. C. M. Towles. Mrs. Mannering Towles and Mrs. J. L. Mitchell will be hostesses for the meeting May 8. Club and one guest, Mrs. Betty Nell Starr, of Osceola. were guests of Miss Eva George Thursday night for a buffet supper, which was followed by installation of new of* "" ' '' ' " ' " "' ' '' ficers. *?*/ Mrs:.- John Thweatt. retiring - grandmothers. Mrs. Minnie Williams of Luxora. Mrs M. E. Smith of Glen Allen,'MISS' and Mrs. J. T. Landreth of Somerville, Term.: and one great great grandmother, Mrs. Martha Buckner. of Somerville. Tenn. Mrs. Vernon is the former Miss Martha Lynn Williams. 3:30 to 5 o'clock with .. Easter party. Egg rolling and — —*"' " A v-»itu rvutrn, miss., drawing contests were enjoyed be-1 anci Mrs - J - T - Landreth of Somer- ii/r- h-.vv nn !„- "Hie, Tenn.: and one great ereal MlSs at First Methodist Church tomor- i-ow night. Dr. Hammons is an outstanding leader of Methodist- Church in Arkansas. Local Group Attends Auxiliary Convention Seven Blytheville girls and their sponsor, Mrs. W. A. Grimmett attended the 20th annual Young • o Woman's Auxiliary banquet il president, presided over a short Eastman Hotel in Hot Snriivs nvno'vi"! i>1 /^rin ti i>t ?»-*rr /-.< rt +-..:~ .. n T 1 -. i rt f .*l.,. -. ._:_i- ; ^ °' program consisting of a trio. "A Prayer" sung by Mr.s. B. O. Wilkins. Mrs. Hilton Stephenson and Mrs. Lem T. Stanford. Short re- Tuesday night. Five hundred and fifty delegates heard the following speakers: Mrs. W. C. Tyler, recording secretary «--"« *• ^aniuiu. OIIUIL ie- >v. v^. .lyiei, recording secretary ports from Mrs. Champ Meadows, for Southern Woman's Missionary Mrs. Jesse Brown. Mrs. Ralph Union; Mrs. Aaron Hancock SB Douglas and Miss Eva George on j C. Indian Missionary Miss'Juan points pertaining to the recent ^ita Jordon of Central' College Con meeting they attended in Harris-{way; Miss Margaret Hutchiason •' burg. Ark., of the Forest City Dis- I State Young People's secretary of ' Federated nhih<; ArL-ancoc J i Is Named Drill Platoon Sponsor Miss Ruby Grain, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. j. H. Cram of Wilson, has been elected sponsor of the crack drill platoon, organization of outstanding sophomore R. O. T. C. students at University of Mississippi, Oxford. A senior honor student in the College of Liberal Arts, Miss Crain acted as reviewing officer of the platoon, during the last large military performance on the campus. She is a member of Chi Omega sorority. 'Ue Cltil) •1-H Clubs of Burclt'1 ti> met wilh i local lenders, I, n, Aulrv am , Mrs Marjurle PwilmoiKl.s and county K -H. -Burns and Miss ine/. i. Tuesday morning Club No. 2 had clmrfir of the opening program. Pupils O f (h<- iourth -rack- under the direct ion of MKS Mym BoycMo R av e talks On the resources of Arkansas Alter discussing ll u > piny tounm- nient. at Whitien and the nilf S ho-v m Wilson, members of club NO met with the agents. new members of the club reported. Mr:;. R. L. Ward .Jr. enu-rtained the Ude Hour Club :u. iier home Wr<hmschi.v uiienioon. OueM.s wt're Airs. Le.s Olf-soji am) Mrs. Ora Kersey. Htyh srore pj-i'/e \va«; won by j^i'N I'Jurl M. Copp:iy.e, wlio received crysiah;, aih | Mrs. Oleson ed and won bath powder jrj t! B, Henley received irav-' t-Mny pri'/f. (oilet sonp, :im l Mrs J.'eoi'UC Iv. Rcvves won low. bnbl>l('' l^th i-rysUils. A salad plale wax M-n-ed by (he hosiess aller (he names. Wednesday Unil^i Mrs. Vi'stcr Bush was hostess !o the Wwtuosday Club at her home this week with Miss Cynthia Rob- ui.son. Mrs. Aim.y CuUlwell and Mrs. Mac Hosworth as guests. Mrs. Ell Suphutn won higli scoro Mrs. Pauline Goodwin second and Mrs. Doris Downing bridged The hostess .served ungc] u-ith whipped cream bt-rrios and coffoo. foo<l cak and stnw- Mrs. Joe Wynli nncl son, Tony H'ft Thursday niorniny for Campbell where she. was called by the ' Uke Bnikal, In .southern S ibc- 'V s . lht? lni '«'^'' fro.slj water l nk -e nAsja. anci the deepest wa. ie« lake in the world mother, Mrs' Illness of hfr Hopkins. Mr.s. ciuis. Walton of Cap,. Oi- rardwiu arrived this wcok During the Russian Japanese war, a railroad was laid across the frozen surface of Lake Bail'al Siberia. trict Federated Clubs. Before introducing the install- Arkansas. & ,.. w 4 . wl/tlJ .,- Music was furnished by Ouachiti mg officer. Mrs. Ralph Douglas. College choir and a quartet from Mrs. Thwpnt.f mWntPrt t« ^^, Arkansas Baptist college for Ne- Mrs. Thweatt presented to Miss Eva George, president-elect. ' the club gavel. The following committees were named: Constitution—Mrs. Char- groes. Delegates from Blytheville were: Miss Loulizza Thompson. Miss Carilynn Hood. Miss Jewell Rice ,..,,., -•--._». VIIWA — «--.. t r»* 1 i 4.iw\*^.i. ivii^o Jt_ v\clI rClCC lie Thomas and Mr.s. John Thweati: | Miss Clara Jean Moslev Miss T?oH«,..t irt « ,,, ,,... ^ -'Vivian Vickers. Miss Alice Jo McFall and MLss Elizabeth Harrison. Company M Members Hear Local Minister The Rev. Alfred Carpenter, pastor of First Baptist Church, addressed members of Company M. 153rd Infantry, stationed at Camp Joseph T. Robinson in Little Rock last night at the invitation of the Company. Religious emphasis services have been held all week at the camp with each company having its own service. The Rev. Mr. Carpenter spoke in Company M's mess hall which took first place in neatness in the camp. The Company's quartet, also first place winners in the regiment sang at the service. Dr. W. F. Brewer Dentist Blytheville, Arkansas SPECIALS! Extractions $100 Full Up'r & Lower Plates $25.00 (Extractions Included) Federation secretary. Mr.s. T. D. Wilkins; Purchase of New Books,' Mrs. Reuel Butler; Rental of books, Mrs. B. O. Wiikins; Publicity. Mrs. C. B. Wood; Year book. Mrs. R. L. Douglas. Mrs. Martha Poison Mrs. L. T. Stanford. Roll call was answered by a'dis- play of hobbies. Mrs. Tom Callis. program leader, selected in keeping with the suggested. Federated Club monthly subject. "Home—Our Nation's First Line of Defense." Mrs. Callis was assisted by Mrs. John Thweatt. telling of the "Spiritual Values in the Home": Airs. Charlie Thomas. "Home Safety and Fire Prevention"; and Mrs. Stanford, "Family Security for the Home." A contest, song- titles, with Mrs. Stanford at the piano, was held after the program. * -. * Kaptist W. M. S. Eleven members of the Baptist Woman's Missionary Society met at t the home of Mrs. Grov'er C Driver Tuesday afternoon for the monthly business meeting. Committee reports were heard from Personal Service, Stewardship. Literature, and Enlistment chairmen. * * * Society of Christian Service The Woman's Society of Christian Service met at the home of Mrs. Walter Lynch Tuesday afternoon with 12 members and two visitors. WADE'S GARAGE Body & Paint Shop Wrecks Repaired Wrecker Service Phone 1209 506 W. Ash To Have Cantata There will be a cantata Sunday at 4:30 o'clock at Carter's Temple. C. M. E. Church of Ash street. It is to be presented by the Carter's Temple choir. A RECORD MAKING TIKK AT RECORD MAKING TERMS. PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. BLUE RIBBON Tractors & Equipment ALL GUARANTEED DELTA Implements, Inc. Get the Facts and You'll Buy An "The Baler for Business JUNIOR PICK-UP BALER 14x18—16x18 the construction of the Ann Arbor "18" Junior arc the many approved and time tested features re than half a century have ff ivcn Ann Arbor c enviable reputation of being the leader in their field. :cs only smooth square cornered bales of uniform den- A number of Blythfivillc prjoplc iw? exported lo rso to Sikwjton, M'o., Sunday to wish the Rev. and Mrs. .1. T. Sf'lf runny more happy anniversaries. Tilt' J<t'v. .<uu! Mr.s. Self, grandparents of Mrs. \V. D. McClurkin of ihi.s ciiy. arc celebrating their golden wedding anniversary on I hat diiy and arc holding open'hoii.'ic at their home in order to .share with tlK-ir friend?; Uil.s "golden" day ol ttu'ir liff. Retired lor the past dghl yi?ars, !lu- Rev. Mr. self C un look back on ii life of .service, -i;{ yoars of which were spent in the ministry FOR SALE APPROVED ALFALFA SEED Leapedeza and Beans and Peas of Variom Variety Also Car of STONEVILLE Pedigreed 2-B and 4-B L R. Matthews Gin Co. His first charge was the First Methodist Church of Blytheville • which ho served from 1899 to * V W 1 . Rally TcyBe Held A sectional Christ's Ambassador '•ally will be held at Assembly of God Church tomorrow afternoon '* o'clock,..the Rev. s. A. Merrill' jmtor, announced today More than 200 people from Missouri and Arkansas are expected to attend. LUXORA Phone 42 Mat. Sat.-Sun. % and 4 P. M Ever)- Night 7 p. M. Always We - 20c SATURDAY John Way no in 'Big Stampede' t;ii;ii>. H "Drums of Fa Manohu" SUNDAY & MONDAY 'JESSE JAMES 7 Tyrone Power, Henry Fonda. Nancy Kelly, Randolph Scott. 'l'h<> of a Lawless, Exciting lira! Comedy and News bookings, or information write At Stud MCDONALD DARK Reg. No. 13503 BLYTHEVILLE tilied Cold-Storage And " igation Plant FOR FURS AND ALL CLOTHING Kveryitem expertly cleaned prior to storing. We also store rugs, household Items. curtains and other also installed new s. el , , This pl, In ( ,hc « nl on of H k nd for us and added con«, ten™ „, | I h;i< you II nol wear ajjain until fall ,-,„ I,,. «ior. he read,- for in, {i ,n, deliver" h" I " , ° ,e Rli ,,u ke U - er so ,. vc ' - -- f ° r , fhe Cntire '"^ is Sl ; '-° uis - ""'^s a " r furs and <*>lhinjr ' i • .' i " 1 " WIlh noroub " ! l » >™- And,' they'll Fur-Storage Room Completely Finished With California Redwood Lumber! wood hark. . ss of prepared Red- Entire Storage Plant Fireproof And Located Apart From Laundry Building We urge your inspection of this modern building - It's interesting and educational. eville Laundry Dry Cleaners Call 326 - 327 for Pick-up and Delivery

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