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SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 1941 BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.)" COURIER NEWS Dignitaries At Rotary District Conference Chair i Named for Va-, 'MI s Communities; j viuiina Class Is Held! cr;ci-:oL/>.. ji in Gscn la.—wuh the lour pi'C- in»!(?tiii"s. da:;s lu-IM spi cinii.sl U;;.'.rt!lrr 10 r O! nuul H on K' myrtle .shrubs by l! uunlj' r of Commerce, tin o!)ser.:inee of the !'• ; t :i;;;ij;iK'j! '.vets oil" to a f>'J!J Jun- IV! ir. M. II. .JoiK-r. i'd i:!i;ii:'uutji of il O.sceol::, \\i?h ih" men lor the ni has brr-n n:un- ic cum[xti"n in lollov.'iii: 1 eluiir- il ei:mii!uniii<'s: 'Ml". A. M (J:U(:hiiiL;.s. K'.iv.eli; Mir. O. II. Ford. Marie; Miss B>-rmi;(.' Carter, Mr:-,. Jasn-r Allen. Mrs. O. B. Jolin.-.lun, Mrs. Oykes Heiivsv, Harry A. M. O. A. VVikty. Mr.s. !-:ric tbvis. and Mr.s. .Smith, ull of n.\vs.s: Mr.s. 1!r;!'.. m. 1!. Manila; Mrs. Lrxiu'V. Tyron/.a; .Mrs. Earl EUnvah; Mr.'.. Ii. L. Ferguson All's. T. L. Anderson. Ht, :J. Gscc- ola; Mr.s. Lawrence Fine, Mrs. N. II. Horton ami Mr.s. Vernon Walker, lit. 1. Wilson; and Mr.s. Frank Clurien. Rt. 3. Osceola. The theme of the campaign this year i.s "Better Homes ;md bettor living through conservation and utilization of natural resources and when the preliminary tours are held in the eomnumiUe.s climaxed with I he general lour throughout the, southern half ot the county on Wednesday, April 30. they will bo arranged .so that the pub);.': can inspect homemade homes, homemade furniture, ample gardens in which a year- round food supply i.s produced. and pantries full of home produced ami preserved food. Beginning the .series of lietU'r Rome;; programs and demonstrations' was that held two weeks ago in the hcme ot Mr.s. R. T. Wilder at Victoria when color harmony was .studied nnd slip covers made: benefits of the meeting were shown one week later when five homes in the community had made new slip covers for the furniture. Mr.s. F. "E. Dean was leader of the meeting at, Whittou Thursday when room decoration and furniture coverings were studied at the home of Mr.s. T. G. Rushing. Miss Inez Kincaitt home dem-> onsuation agent for. South' Mississippi County, was in charge ol the all-day leader-training meeting on Monday at the home of Mrs. Howard E. Bowen at. Double Bridges when 22 women from eight clubs were present, roprospnl.pcl were Grain. North Grain. EUnvah. Ridgeland. East R:d<<eland, Hill. Mary Ann and Double Bridges. The women made a complete bed beginning with 1-xG and 2x4 pieces of lumber, made the cotton mattress from cotton grown on the Bowen farm, upholstered if in yellow .satin, using a set of springs already on hand, with a total cost of $4.71. The seven clubs at Dyoss made plans for exhibits to be shown in Better Homes Week, at their council meeting on Tuesday. Mi.ss Kincaid. accompanied by Mi.ss Longhead, attended the meeting which was led by Mrs. Herschel Phillips, president of the. Dyess Council. Their exhibits will be shown for the public on April 29-30. A "project-wide" tour will be made of the seven clubs under the direction of the council. O::ceola and the southern section of the county will endeavor to help Arkansas keep her place a top awards winner in the National Better Homos Movement. This will mark the 18th year :\s an active participant in the 19- year-old movement. Arkansas was winner of almost one-third of the national awards in 1938. and of 4! out of 94 in 1930. and a larger proportion in 1940. 1 Arkansas' list of honors includes | nine of the 12 high merit, awards,' £ i v e n throughout the United States. 17 of the :M merit awards, nnd 15 of the 34 honorable mention awards. For the past three consecutive years. South Mississippi County has won the merit award. While the movement headed by the Purdue Research Foundation, Layfnyette. Tnd.. i.s a year-round campaign, it is in the spring during Better Homos Week. April 27 to May 3. that an opportunity is Driven for all neighbors to see \vhat the others have done, exhibits shown and tours made. This Is What Mass ProductiorYof Bombers Means Three Classes Of Reef Animals Will Be Judged At son Event Wils organization official Ro- 'Ihe.M! prominent men will appear on the program of the annual conference of the 138th district .°unary International, which will be held at Hot Springs April 24 and 25. Tom Davis of BuUe, Mont., (Center, top row), president-designate of the international of Rotary, will be the personal repi'esentative of President Pereira at the conference, his only lary vL-it to any southern district. Other dignitaries are as follows: Top row. left, to right: District Governor Herbert Parker, Jonesboro; Mr. Davis; nnd Walter Jenkins Houston. Texas, nationally known song leader. Bottom row, left to right: Cornelius Vanderbilt, Ji 1 .. the principal speaker at the final banquet the session: and Bob Hill, Columbia, Mo., a past Ror.ary International president. OSOKOLA. April 11). — General ! rules r.ovenmu 1 , the boys and girls rint 1 . snriinuls in the Pat Ci\H j Show and Sule at Wilson, May 2 j ami ;(, have been sent out to the i 4-H Club members ;uui l"-\ P. A. j members expecting to participate, In the judging contest among 4-H and P. P. A. member (earns, only boua fide 4-11 and P. P. A. .s iind girls regularly enrolled in school ujv eligible to participate. Three classes of beef animals will br judged: il) cows; <2> heifers and i:j) fat .steers. Oilier rules aro: U) Calves must be weighed In ready to show at, K)::U) a.m. Friday. May 2. (2> No boy or girl may show more lhan two calves, tin Animals mu.st be .shown and sold by owner. If two calves are shown by sumo owner he may designate another 4-H or P. i- 1 . A. boy or girl to .show Ihr additional calf. (4) Only Mississippi County 4-H and P. P. A. boys and jlrls are eligible to participate in .show and sah?. <f>) Calves will be sold at auction. U!t The exhibitor must lurnish own feed, feed box and water bucket. Sinuv for bedding the animal down will be furnished. <7> Calves must bi; ready Tor sale by 10 a.m. Sal unlay, May 3. Sale i.s good unless rejected by owner at close ol bidding, and no call will be run through the ring more than once. iH) A sule order will be made and exhibitor must not inovn' their calves until instructed by superintendent in charge, i!)) The sule is open to any fanner in the county who has ctdve.s of similar type to the 4-H and . P. A, calves. The number to be sold under this classification is not limited. Bodies of Martin B-2C medium bombers stretch out in lontf row on assembly line awaiting wings and engines in Baltimore plant o[ Glenn L. Martin, which i.s producing them in droves for U. S. Army. yllu'viHo Juniors Gel Six Otil of Seven A Rulings Mere Friday 01 nell. Half Moon, L-eacnville, Lost. Cane. Recce. Shady Lane. Skidway and Yarbro. In the contest for the best actress, Mr.s. Robert Downs, of Arm- crel, and Mrs. Otis Shepherd of Gosnell. tied for first place. Mrs. Essie Davis, of Plat Lake, won second and Mrs. P. B. Jarrett, of Dogwood, third. The contest attracted large audiences. ' i the Rev. and Mrs. J. T. Self, at Tuesday with Cecil Chapain pre- The Women's Home Demonstration Club of Clear Lake met Wednesday at the club house. The meeting; was called to order Clubs by the president. Mrs. R. L. Ashby. Roll call was answered by each member !el]ing what she had for the Better Homes tour. A poem was read by Mrs. Ed Bass and prayer by Mrs. J. P. Miller. Miss Cora Lee Coleman, home demonstration agent, discussed the "Food Selection Score Card," "Family Food Supply Guide and Record/' also sewing for British children and several members have agreed to make dresses. There were 18 present, and during the social hour the hostesses, Mr.s. Walter Lunsford and Mrs. Bill Walker served refreshments of cake and hot chocolate. Mrs. G. B. Ritch and Mrs. E. A. Austin will be hostesses at the next regular meeting- day, the third Wednesday in May. Fort two women of the Progressive Community, in meeting at the home of Mr.s. Sam Jones, organized, a Home Demonstration club. Mrs. C. R. Layne was elected president. Mrs. Albert White, vice president. Mrs. Gary Roper, secretary and Miss Ora D. Scott, reporter. Miss Cora Lee Coleman. home demonstration agent, gave an interesting talk on mattress making and what a good club should j do. Considerable interest was shown in the organization and the next meeting of the club will be held at. Mrs. C. R. Layne's home April 24. their home on North King's highway. The Rev. Self was pastor of the Luxora Methodist church from 1905 to 1908. * * * Mrs. C. P. Taylor, of Spartansburg-. S. C., is the guest of her aunt, Mrs. Leece Williams and family. Mrs. Taylor is a returned missionary from Shanghai, arriving in the United States in December after spending- several months with her husband, who is a radio engineer in the United Stales Naav. Mr. Taylor is now in the Philippines. Mr. and Mrs. T. D. Wilkins and son, Calvin, spent the Easter holidays with Mrs. Wilk'-ns' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Broach, of Atkins, Ark. Mrs. E. Began motored to Jackson, Tenn.. Easter Sunday to spend the day with her brothers. J. W. Sykes and Jack Hal! and family. Mrs. Charles Thweatt and two young daughters of Chattanooga, are 10 be guests for several days •this week of Mr. and Mrs. William Thweatt. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Cox, and daughter, Gladys Lee. of Bobo. Miss., and Miss Elizabeth Spann of Clarksdale. Miss., spent the Easter season with their mother, Mrs. Louis Spann. Ann Volmer, of Memphis, spent her Easter holidays in Luxora as guest of her grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Cooke. siding. Thinly seven members, two leaders and one visitor. William Christopher were present: The group sang "Long. Long Ago." led by the song captain, Geneva Brook. Leaders and members on the program were: J. J. Pickren, who gave a talk on the Sale of Calves; Jourldeen Jones, about Gardening and Canning; Junior Miller about Clothing; Junior Pillow about Poultry; Imogene Forsythe about cooking. Mr. Pickren gave a demonstration on Calves. Presbyterian Group Will Attend Institute Several members of the First Presbyterian Church Including the pastor, the Rev. James A. Overholser. will go to Wynne Tuesday for (he Institute on Religious Education. Among the prominent speakers scheduled to appear there are the Rev. Gus Craven, of Springfield. Mo.. Regional Director of Religious Education for the Synods of Arkansas and Missouri nnd the Rev. John L. Fairly of Richmond. Va... Executive Sectary of General Assembly.Ss Commit lee On Religious Education and Publication. STORIES IN STAMPS 4-H Club News Notes Recce A meeting- of the Reece 4-H club was held Monday with Eugene Bunn presiding. Three leaders and 14 club members were present. Leaders and members on the program or who made talks were: Martin Whitwprth about pigs; Thelma Darby about clothing; Billy Haynes about poultry. A demonstration about the 4-H calf show was given by the agricultural agent, J. J. Pickren. Demonstration Club News Notes Luxora Society—Personal The Flat. Lake Home Demonstration club won first place at the Annual Play Tournament held Thursday night at Dell high school in which Dell won .second and Doa^vood third. In the "in bet-ween net" skits. Dell and Flat Lake tied for first place and Gosnell won second. The Flat Lake skit "Blackberry Blosoom" was written by Mrs. Fred Wahl. The 14 clubs which entered plays were: Armorel, Brown, Dell Dogwood, Ekron, Flat Lake, Gos- i Golden Lpxorans Attend Funeral Luxorans who were in Memphis Tuesday for the funeral of Mrs. C. W. Mifflin were. Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Cooke. Miss Eva Cooke. Air. and Mrs. J, I. Miffieri. Mrs. Lillian Frecar. Mrs. Elliott Williams. Mrs. Elizabeth Siliman. Mrs. Sam Bowen. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hires, Mrs. May Bowen Thompson, Mrs. R. J. Gillispie. Mr. ajid Mrs. R. c. Langston. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Bowen. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Brown, the Rev. and Mrs. Ralph L. Douglas, C. P. Powell, Richard Thomas, R. N. Forbes. R, L. Houck and R. J. Gillispie. * * * Attend Golden Werlding Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Powell, Mrs. William Wood. Mrs. Elliott Williams, Mrs. Elizabeth Silurian, and Mrs. J. M. Land rum went to Sikeston, Missouri, Sunday for the Wedding anniversary of Flat I,ake A meeting of the Flat Lake 4-H club was held Monday. The group sang "Aunt Dinah's Quilting Parity," which was led by Evelyn Chaffin. song captain. The following club captains gave reports: Junior Spencer gave a talk on cotton. Doyne Turnage about pigs, June Shelton, gardening and canning. Nina June Lindsey clothing. J. J. Pickren, county agriculture agent, was present. Boynton The Boynton 4-H club met Clear Lake A meeting of the Clear Lake 4-H Club was held Wednesday with Junior Haynes presiding. One visitor and 31 club members were present. The group sang- "Dreaming," led by Betty Davis, song captain. The following captains gave reports: Louis Lunsford, pigs; Junior Haynes, calves; Bennie Hodge, poultry. The agriculture agent, J. J. Pickren, gave a talk about the calf show and the home agent. Miss Cora Lee Coleman. gave a talk about family food supply. Lost Cane A meeting of the Lost Cane 4-H Club was held Friday with one leader and 89 club members present. The group sang "God Bless America," which was led by Willie Fae Veach, song captain. The following captains gave reports: L. C. McCann, cotton; Levern Owens, calves; Rudell Smith, gardening and canning; Bonnie Finley. clothing; Ethelna Ownes. poultry; Jessie Wheeler, room improvement. The home agent gave a demonstration on Food Budget. The agricultural agent gave a demonstration on Fertilizer Value of Vetch. Nazarene Churches To Hold Zone Rally Here The Northeast Arkansas Churches of the Na/arene are to meet here Frich.y for a zone rally, at which Bishop O. J. Neasc, of Kansas City. Mo., and the Rev. Holland London, Arkansas District Superintendent, will deliver special sermons. Dr. Ne.'ise. who i.s touring the state with the Rev. Mr. London, will speak at 2:30 p.m.. and 7:45 13.m., according to the local pastor, the Rev. Fletcher Spruce. Other features of the rally will be departmental reports from the various pastors and officers of the zone. Churches as far as Earle. Jonesboro and Paragouhl arc- expected to be represented. Blytheville junior high school music students received six A'.s out of a uossible seven In the Northeast Arkansas Junior High Music Festival held at the cily auditorium yesterday when 412 students from seven schools participated. The local students placed In the first, division in piano, girl's voice, mixed chorus, boy's voice, girls' glee club, boys' glee club, according to ratings released Ibis morning by S. 1C. Garrclt, principal. Mrs. l.unier Reed is director of music in junior high. The all day session was presided over by Carl Bird, .superintendent of Wilson school. In the morning, and by Herman Hogan. principal of junior nnd senior high school, in the afternoon. A chorus made up of students from all schools, under the direction of Mi.ss Mary Symonds of Wilson, sang "National Hymn," Hob- erts-Wiirren. at the conclusion of the program. Grndings and required numbers for all events are as follows: Piano: "Spring; 1 Wright—Blytheville, Jane Casfllo, A; Faragould. 15; Jonesboro. 13. Girl's voice: "Slumber Bon I." B; Blytheville. A; Lepnnfo, A A-; Jonesboro, C. "Home, Sweet -Blytheville. A; Wilson, A-; Pnragould. C. trio. sextet: "Spring Night," E!gar--Parngoti!d. C phis; Jonesboro, 15; Wilson. B plus; Bly- Ihevilie, C; Earle, B; Li-panto. C. Boy's voice: "Passing My," Pur- eelI--Wib,on. C: Blythcville, Harry Carter F:irr. A; Lepnnto. 1J; Pani- gonld. A-. Girls' glee club: "Ttniiau Street Song." Herbert—Jonesboro, A; Blytheville, A plus; Lepanlo, C plus; Wilson, B; I'aragonld, C plus; Shawnee. B minus. Boys' Gin; Club: "We Sailetl the Ocean Blue," Gilbert-Sullivan— fbeville and the Order of Eastern Star, Blytlu'ville Chapter when the .steamer Capitol arrives at San.s Souci Landing, three miles south of Osceola for a Ihree hnnr <mi.se on the Mississippi .startins? at i) p.m., Thursday. May 1. "Fats" Pichon'.s IS-pii.-ce band of rhythm makers, one of the best- known bands on the Mississippi, will be on board with a program (A entertainment, and novelty feature?; to supplement their popular dance rhythm. At The Hospitals Americans Were Slow To Appreciate Zion A LTllOUGIl discovered Zion canyon Ulah in 1»C>«, celestial city, Mormon colonist! the wonders ot in southwestern named it Cor their (he scenic beauties Hospital * W. F. Randall, Dallas, Texas, admitted. Walls Hospital Born l.o Mr. and Mrs*. Marion McCliinahan. city, twin daughters. weighing live pounds, live ounces, and I'lvo pounds. 14 ounces. Mrs. Ben Chine, city, dismissed. Mrs. Harvey Parrish, ArmoreU llsmtssed. lil. L. Ma Hoy, Manila, dismissed. Memphis !\lcUnnlisl Hospital Mrs. G. A. Foster, Holland, Mo,, ulmkted. • Yarbro News Miss Council Speaks Miss Ann Council, of the State Child Walfnre Department, was guest speaker Wednesday at the meeting of the Woman's Society of Christian Service, Yarbro Melh- odist church, at the home of Mr.s. G. T. Gracy. Fifteen members and seven guests were present for the luncheon and quilting party. Mrs. W. A. Hollingsworth led a program on "Investing Our Heritage of Christian Education." Others who took part were Mrs. A. L. Riggs and Mr.s. Henry Young. Prayers were offered by Mrs. Riggs. Mr.s. C. B. Etchison and Mrs. W. A. Stickmon. Next meeting will be at the church Wednesday afternoon. Gay nor—Wilson, Frances Shou.se. plus; Paragould. Mixed chorus: Home." Payne- l.-:arle. A; Girls' of Zion were not "discovered" by American tourists until President Htirdhu; visited the national park in 1923, ijince that time, however, Zion has been one of the. most popular of tbc 20 U. S. national parks. The Great White Throne, an "inacossibie island in the air," 2475 feet above the river which Hows through the canyon, forms the design of the U. S. 8-cent stamp above, of the Nniionnl Parks rerics. The Throne is only one o[ numerous magnificent rock formations which Hank Zion's gorge. Zion was explored by Maor John Wesley Powell in Ifo70, created at National Monument in 11)01). In 11)19 its area was in- (Tf.'isad to 120 .square miles, made n National Park. Paragoukl, ville. A. 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