The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 31, 1954 · Page 3
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December 31, 1954

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWg KW3E THREE jA Lot More ?o/n Needed f n Arkansas LITTLE ROCK (v?) — Arkansas irmers still need a "Ions, steady" aln to offset last summer's long routh, agricultural officials here nid. Heavy mini, that fell this week lelpod cover croi>s, the officials Christmas m Bootheel (Upper left) Santa Glaus representing the Lions Club of Cooler distributed treats to the school children; (lower left) the reorganized Goodfellows Club of Steele representing the city administration, churches, lodges, service clubs and "jar" contributors, distributed 80 or more sacks; (upper right) the Men's Club of Holland distributed a number of baskets. The largest white family (of 10) and the largest Negro family (of 12) served by the Steele organization are also in the picture. Tom Hopper, secretary of the Lions Club and Santa Glaus are in the Cooler truck; David Kelley, Connie Frame, H. L. Yesiger, Cooper Mathis are in the Steele picture; W. C. Meadows, Joe Lester and Willie Pritchard are in the Holland Men's Club picture. (Photos by Yeager) HOLLAND NEWS BT Mrs. Voris Workman The high school student body and teachers enjoyed a Christmas party Wednesday night sponsored by the Student Council. The study hall, with table removed, was decorated with mistletoe, pine, magnolia, Christmas candles and light, 1 ). Norma Kilburn, Sam Workman, Eathel Johnson, assisted by Charles McDaniel, Louis Henry and R. C. Tennyson, did the decorating. The evening was spent in dancing and games. Refreshments of party sandwiches and punch were served. Thursday afternoon, high school students sang songs and exchanged gifts before being dismissed for a week's vacation. A Christmas program was presented "Wednesday afternoon in the auditorium to elementary students' teachers and their parents by the students of Mrs. Bob Samons. Mrs. Wilma Dabbs and Mrs. Bertice Carter. The program consisted of speeches, songs, group singing and a play, "Songs for Santa." Thursday afternoon all the elementary rooms had their Christmas tree party in their room, exchanging gifts and enjoying refreshments. The Culbertson Homemakers' Club held its annual Christmas party Thursday night at the home of Mrs. Carl Reid., Fourteen members and .'.' pur guests. Mrs. Isaac McKay, Mrs. Clarence Byrnes, Linda Owen and Mrs. Voris Workman were present. Mrs. Homer A. Smith led in games and songs. Before the exchange of Rifts Mrs. Witt Smith, retiring president expressed her apreacittion for the club's cooperation with her, and then each club member told whom she thought had been her "Pollyanna" through the year and gave t,he clues she thought she had received. When the true "Pollyannas" were revealed many were very surprised. After the exchange of gifts refreshments of sandwiches, corn knrls, pickles, coconut cake and punch were served by the hostess, Mrs. Reid. The Sarnford Community Club held Its annual Christmas party last week at the home of Mrs. Hugh Samford with a covered dish luncheon at the noon hour. After the luncheon a short business meeting was held, then the group sang Christmas songs and exchanged gifts. The retiring president, Mrs. Hugh Samford, greeted the new 1955 officers and expressed to the club her appreciation of their cooperation during her term of office. The new officers are Mrs. Joe E. Samford, president; Mrs. Hugh Samford, vice president; Mrs. Theodore Kifer, secretary and treasurer, and Mrs. R. F. Temple, parliamentarian. The Holland basketball boys and girls split two tight games with Steele here Tuesday night, the girls losing 32-33 and the boys winning 60-42 after the score was tied seven times before the last half of the last quarter when the Holland boys began to forge ahead. Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Kifer and daughter, June, left Monday for a couple months stay in Wauchulla, Florida. The home of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Gestring was completely destroyed by fire Sunday morning. The family escaped with only what they had on. Cause of the fire was not determined but is thought to have started in the loft of the kitchen. Mr. and Mrs. L. Kinder spent Christmas and this week with relatives at Gordanville. Mrs. Maude Richard, Mrs. Grace Thompson, Mrs. Etta Htgdon, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hampton and daughters spent Christmas Eve night at Hayti with Mr. and Mrs. Orville Plnkston and family and other relatives, the group opening their gifts together the next morning. Mrs. Etta Higdon spent the afternoon and. night with Mrs. Richard Friday after having been brought here by Mr. and Mrs. James Higdon of Zion, 111., who were on their .way to Jonesboro to spend Christmas. After visiting here Mrs. Higdon went to Steele to visit friends there. Mrs. S. J. Workman spent Christmas Eve In Portageville with Mr. and Mrs, Ira Zohner and son, Edwin. Christmas Day the Zohners, Mr, and Mrs. John Azbill were dinner guests of Mrs. Workman at Holland. In the afternoon, Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Griddle and daughters, Libby and Tont, visited the group. A2/c Ray Nunnery, stationed at CAUTION! Act f«t Wh*ii C*v*h From Common Cold Hon^i OH Chronic bronchitis may* develop if your cough, chest cold, or acute bronchitis is not treated and you cannot afford to take a chance with any medicine less potent than Crcomulsion. It goes into the bronchial system to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchial membranes. Fof children you can now get milder, tastier Creomulsion for Children in a pink and blue package. Get a large bottle of Crcomnlsion at your drug store. Use it a(! as directed. Crcomulsion ts guaranteed to please ytM or *•«** refund* ikocwy. Adv. Lftngley AFB, Va., spent his Christmas furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Pat Nunnery, and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Bill McArthur left Friday for G.alveston, Tex., to spend Christmas with their children. Mrs. Marion Waffler and children of Dubuque, la., spent last week and Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. Sam Kenley and family, Mr. Waffler joining them for Christmas. Other visitors in the Kenley home during the holidays were Mr. and Mrs. Roy F. Palmer and family of Kennett, Mr. and Mrs. Wilburn Clarke and family of West Steele, Sammy and Raymond Kenley from State College at Cape GI- rardeau. Mr. and Mrs. Gideon Crews were in Caruthersville for Christmas dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Crews Reynolds and family. Red Holmes of Poplar Bluff was a visitor of Elmer Patterson and his parents Monday. Airman Jerry Booker stationed at Biloxi, Miss., spent the Christmas holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Booker, and family. Dinner guests for Christmas in the home of Mrs. Annie Cohoon and Mrs. Helen Pritchard were Mr. and Mrs. Russell Devore and family of Ripley, Tenn., Mr. and Mrs. Wlllard Bradford of north Hayti, Mrs, Beatrice Bradford, from Flint, Mich., and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cohoon and family. Sunday the Bradfords, Mrs. Annie Cohoon, Mrs. Helen Pritchard, son, and Mr. Devores drove to White water to spend the day with Mr. Devore's parents. In the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Avis during the Christmas holiday were Airman and Mrs. Carl Avis from Maryland, Staff Sergeant and Mrs, Paul Bach of Kennctt and Miss Geneivieve Avis who is teaching at Orlando, Florida. Going to Caruthersville foi Christmas dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Noble Capehart and son Pinnell, were Mr. and Mrs. L. Berry, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Berry and children, Mr. and Mrs. Noble Coloman Capehart and children, Mr. and Mrs. Ploytl Smith and children of Steele, and Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy May and family. Spending the Christmas weekend in Memphis with Mr. and Mrs. Pete Jordan were Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hicks, Wayne Gestriny, who has recently returned from military duty in England, and Mr and Mrs. Homer A Smith and son, Bobby, Daniel Wilferd, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester WlLferd, has recently been promoted to airman first class. Daniel is stationed at Sioux City, la. Miss Talitha Smith, Miss Putty Wilferd and Mrs, Onedar Smith in company with Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Poole of Blytheville drove to St. Louis to spend Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Smith. Also spending Christmas in St. Louis were Mr. and Mrs. V. Workman and son, Sam, who spent the weekend with Mr .and Mrs. Randall Workman. Mr. and Mrs. Uewey Kenley had as Christmas dinner guests Mr. and Mrs. Russell Bunch and daughter of Yarbro and Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Workman and daughters of Portageville. For a get-together Christmas night in the home of Mr. and Mrs. R.E.L. Smith were Mr. and Mrs. Oda Smith and family and Mi', and Mrs. Bob Lee Smith and family. Christmas dinner guests of Mr and Mrs. A. R. Little and sons, To- v.y, and Jimmy, were Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Jenkins, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Robertson and children and Mrs Arta Robertson of Nashville, Mr and Mrs. Bobby Turner and sons, J. F. Little and family. Supper guests were Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Jenkins and daughter, Judy, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Kifer and daughter, June, Mrs. Bertha Ward and Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Childers. Home from camp in Kansas for the Christmas holidays is Clyde Collins, son of Mrs. Freddie Collins. Mr. and Mrs. Rayburn Hatley spent the Christmas weekend with relatives in Newbern, Tcnn. Visiting in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Porter Harris during the holidays were Mr. and Mrs. Georgu Barnhart of Evansville, Tnd., Mr, and Mrs. Roy Setles of Stutignrt, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Harris and Mr and Mrs. H: L. Methvin of Truman. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. McClain spent Christmas and the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Charity Cohoon and family, returning to Bonn Terre Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Reynolds had as Christmas dinner guests Mi. and Mrs. Charles Cohoon and family Mr. and Mrs. J. E. McClnin, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Cohoon and Marie McDonald Wedding Delayed BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (IF) — New Year's Eve remarriage plan for Marie (The Body) McDonal and millionaire shoe manufacture Hnrry Karl were called off todn after the Him actress coUapse yesterday from nervous exhaustlo and a week-long fever. Miss McDonald received emer gency oxygen from a Fire Depart ment Inhalator squad and was or dered to bed. She and Karl were divorced las Nov. 23. Karl said they will be re married when Miss McDonald re covers. GEM THEATRE "Osceo/o'j Finest" Starting Tomorrow - Jan. 1 7 BIG DAYS -AT REGULAR PRICES- IRVING BERLINS •""* BING DANNY ROSEMARY VEfiA- CROSBY- KAYE-dOONEY- ELLEN - KM «a • c: m m • «c« VSK ««., • T w« m *w h "WWM MAS"*. Read Courier News Classified Ads family. Sam Ward who has been ill sine .ast spring Is still unable to be ou said, but m\ich more te needed to replenish sub-surface supplies. C. A. Vines of the state ai>riciil- tural extension service suid that the state still needs a "long, steady rainfall." "Before the rains, we tested ground over the state and found dry dirt within one inch of the surface," Vines said. "We need long days of steady, general rain- fail to soak deep into the earth " M. J. Mills, director of Ihe Farmers Home Administration office here, and M. D. Morgan, state director of Ilie Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation agency, said formers were happy over the heary rains. However, Morgan said that farmers "need a lot more rain to stagi a comeback after the ' J drouth months," Lad Had to Test Truck NOTTINGHAM. England UP) — Five-year-old Peter Gill got a toy firetriiek for Christmas, so he touched a match to his bed to try it out. When the toy truck proved unequal to the task, a real fire- truck called by his father did the job. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times FRI. & SAT. Double Feature uoiu mx*i*o BLAKE-HAOER-HAYES ta tttltm '-el (MtiP'in. >K . I(ittw4 h XM Ctnhxj/oi —AND— A IMERSAUNTERNATIONAL Serial "Batman" No. 10 And Cartoon SUN., & MON. Double Feature DANGEROUS CROSSING leanneCRAIN-MichaelRENNIE —AND— METRO NEWS THEATRE On \V. Main St. In Blytheville 1'hone 3-'l(i21 p= Weekdays Show Starts 7:00 p.m. A Ml! Sat. & Sun. 1:00 p.m. LAST TIMES TONIGHT-Double Feature -And- Tiis was the Cariboo Trail... UTEffiT TO GOLD, X, BREED AND ELORT! -M-G-M 1 . USICALI , TECHNICOLOR r _ ^- -- -IT1-**-"'- S f ECTACUIAR LOVE »U! coio« «Y TECHN1C01 EASYTOLOVE \ ........ 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