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BLYTHKVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 89, 1 in 1954? Who will bt the First Baby of 1954 in our community? That's the big qutstion. To wtlcome the new year's first newcomer, the 12 Blytheville merchants listed in ads on this page are offering FREE gifts! Yes, the First Baby will receive a Royal Welcome . . . gifts galore. The first baby born after midnight Dec. 31, 1953 will be declared the winner of the 1954 First Baby Contest! As soon as the big event has occurred in either Walls or Blytheville Hospital, the story will be published in the Courier News. ;.. from Family Shoe Store Baby will take ils first steps in Mrs. Day's Ideal Bahy Shoes as a'gift from Westbrook's Family Shoe Store. WESTBROOK'S Family Shoe Store ... From Richardson's Richardson's Cash Grocery will help with the food problem . . a full case of Heinz or Gerber's Baby Food with their compliments. Richardson's . . . From Bestway Bestway Cleaners will present the proud parents with $5 credit in dry cleaning with their compliments. \~" . „ . ^ | r HJ Bestway Cleaners ... From Farmers Bank • The first Baby of 1954 will get a good start In the financial world . . . Farmer's Bank will start him off with a savings account by depositing $5 in his name. ' The Farmers Bank & Trust Co. ... From O'Steen's O'Sfcens will make the baby"s portrait, a beautiful 8 hy 10 portrait tinted in heavy oils . . . somelhiiur the parents will he proud of forever- I'STEENS ...From Cobb Funeral Home Mother and her little champion will receive a luxury ride from the hospital . .'. with all the best wishes of C'ubh Funeral Home. Cobb Funeral Home ... From Woods Drug Wood's Drug Store will present the first 154 baby with a Johnson Bahy Gift Package . . con- tains many helpful aids for baby. Woods Drug Store ... From Blytheville Laundry Blytheville Steam Laundry Cleaners will pre- sent l!)54's first with J5 worth of free diaper Blytheville Steam LAUNDRY-CLEANERS :.. From Hughes-Brogdon Hughes-Brogdon Drug Store will present the first baby with a bottle warmer, to assure it a food start with warm meals. Hughes-Brogdon DRUG STORE ... From Smart Furniture 1954's Champion will have many a peaceful dream on an innerspring baby bed mattress com- plete with water • repellent cover . . . gift from Smart Furniture Co. C. M. Smart FURNITURE CO. ... From the TOT SHOP Blytheville's first baby will be assured of many hours of restful sleep ... he (or she) will receive a wonderful Cuddle Nest with best wishes from the Tot Shop The Tot Shop 110 SOUTH SECOND .. From Heuer's Shoe Store For the mother of Blytheville's first baby of 195-1... two pairs of sheer nylon hose from Hen- er's Shoe Store... the right place to buy shoes for all the family.