The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 16, 1940 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 16, 1940
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PAGE TWO BLYTIIEVILLE (ARK.) CQUR1ER NEWS Social Calendar SATURDAY'S EVENTS Petty McMulliri entertaining J. U. p.;club, 6;30 o'clock, CotllliO!) club having dance, leu o'clock, at American Legion Hut, Mrs. Dixie. Crawford and Mrs. Riley B. .Jones .entertaining Chapter N of the P..B. O. sisterhood, one" o'clock' at Uie Jones home! To Be Bride Of Paragoulcl Man Miss Olive Bradberry Engaged To Dan Rittcr Mrs, Otto Bradberry nnnoiinoc-s (lie engagement of her daughter, Olive, to Dan Rittcr of Parneould, son of Mrs. P. C. Ritter also of that city. The wedding will be solemnized .Friday, April 12, ftt the Brad berry's country home south of Rowland. The Rev. B. G. Hope, pnstor of the Paragould Church of Christ, will read the' service. Miss. Bradberry is the daughter of the : late Otto Bradberry who was a well known plahCcr of this section.: Alter graduation from tlie local ' high, school, she attended Christian college at Columbia, MV-, and State Teachers' college at Conway and received her B. A. degree from. Arkansas State college ia Jonesboro. She'Is a member of tlie Delta Beta CM sorority, ,S)ie was an Instructor In the Dell school and has also been associated wiih G. G. Caudiil's insurance office. 1 : ' Mr. Ritter was graduated from the Paragould. schools and later attended Arkansas State college and Colorado State college at Fort Collins, Colo., where he wns pie de- Sigma Epsilon fraternity, lie is the son of "the late P. C. Ritter of. Paragould. He Is now connected with lhe'Ely Walker Dry Goods company in Paragould' where they will make their home. I'lavs Cards WHh Club ;Mrs. James. V. Oates played cards with members of Hie Tuesday Contitict cliib 'which met yesterday afternoon nl the home" ol Mrs. B. F. Potter. Refreshments were served nt the conclusion of the games in which Mrs. W. W. Shaver was high anu Mrs. V. O. Miller, second high Ecorer. Entertains Club 'Mrs. Charles Alford entertained numbers of the Thursday Bridge club and'one guest, Mrs. Ralpn Berryman, with a party at her home yesterday afternoon. ./To emphasize the' George Washington scheme, patriotic' tiillies ol United States flags were used fci (lie bridge games. Mrs. Chester Nabers was presented Ihe high score- prize and Mrs. J. J. Cookston, the traveling prize. The guest was also presented a gift. •After the games, the hostess served a salad- plate. s * * * Is Hosless to ciuti When Mrs. Hirnm Wylio enicr- tainert the Delia Contract club yesterday afternoon at her home, sh, also had as her guest, Mrs. Jes* Taylor. • The tallies and the salad plat' served al the conclusion of tlie games bore the influence of George Washington's birthday. ' Mrs. Hussell Parr was high scorei In tiie bridge games. The hosles. also presented her guest will) i gift. * * . » Bridge Club Mcels Members of the Double f'ou Bridge club and two guests Mr- O. p. Barber and Mrs. W. S. Johnston, were entertained at a parf yesterday afternoon at the home o; Mrs. Theodore Logan. Valentine tallies were used for the bridgo games. Mrs. Ivy w Crawford was high and Mrs EC ..Cook, second high scorer amonp the club members. Mrs w S Johnston was high amon <r 'the guests. ° ' . A sandwich plate was served at the conclusion of the games * * * I'lan Purlni Play Plans for (he'Purim play wind's to be presented March 2-S by members of Temple Israel's Youth League were discussed Tuesday II!! 1 ~?™ H ie *»"* '"«• » l «» na Mrs. Herman Bits of News Mostly Personals Judge G. E. Keck hns returned from Jonosboro where'lie i>ri>s1d?cl at the civil division of circuit court. wlilcli opened Monday and which lias been recessed until next Monday when it will convene for an- ullicr brief session. Mrs. S. £>. Stcrnbcri; returned lust nlglit from Mexico City, Mcx,, where she lias been for five weeks because of the Injury O f her son. Hnro.'ii, whose back was fractured Jan. 8 while swimming in the ccciin nt Acfipulsn, Mex. Mrs. Storiiljcrg ivlille ,-„ Mexico also other points of thai Conduct Musjc At Revival Miss Stlma Cosperman and Jack t-ooperman, of Canithersville and Miss Esther Barkovitz and Jacob A round table discussion on the SIT ^'"'""^rriage was then Participated In by the members At the conclusion of the meeting, the Host, and hostess served t)c To Have Book Review .A benefit book review will sponsored Tuesday night at Tc< pic Israel by the Ladies' Aid soc t vJt'° f , t I' C cnureh -''l W" decided Jast night at a meeting of the group at the home of Mrs Max Meyers. . Rabbi Herman Pollack will Ic - vlew John Steinbeck's "Grapes of The hostess served Iced drinks and cakw during the .social hour •The next meeting will be Wednesday, Feb. 38, at the horn" ol Mrs. A. Nicko! in Osceola « • « Wrtliday Parly Also Compliments Visitor A surprise birthday party fov Ru/sell Barham given by Mr.« Barham at'-theu-; home last night Miss Olive Bradberry's mem to Dan Rittcr of Pr is announced today. also complimented their houseguest, Mrs. O. J. DeWoody of LiUte Rock. and Eudcil Mlluy Qreoiuburs. icy., arp providing spe- u ,,- clnl music each night al the cvun- Iry. She left Mr. stcrnberg in llic (iclistlc services at lhe First Church English hospital in Mexico clty,| of U)c Naznvcnc. The mecilng will who Is now able lo walk, nnd hopes continue through next wcqk lo be removed to Dallas in n few days. He will then come to Memphis where he nnd Mrs. Harold Stcraberg, the former Miss Miriam j Mayer ot Dallas, will reside at lhe' Parkview. They were on their honeymoon when Die accident occurred. Mrs. Hugh Craig underwent a» Spring Conies To Hollywood FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1940 j lhe hosi)ltal rook prize went to Mrs. George W. Patterson. Each of the guests of honor was presented n gift. The Barham home was decorated with blooming plants. Birthday cake was served with ice cream after lhe games. * fr 9 Club Hss Parly Members of the Thursday Contract club nnd one guest, Kirs. J -N'ick Tliomns, were entertained hi \ George Washington pniiy given yesterday afternoon by Mrs. P. B. Joyner nt her home. The centerpiece of her luncheon table depicted n scene from the Ifc of Washington, while her place- .nrds liad the designs of cherry .rees and linichcls. Red, white Hurt alue tallies were used for Mie iames. Mrs. O. W. McCutchcn received ihe prize in tlie bridge games which .ollowcd lunch. Mrs. Eddie II. David, Mrs. D. P. Pollcr and Mrs. Dick Potter went, lo Memphis Wednesday night, for B visit with Mr. David who is jit Campbell's clinic. It is possible that Mr. David will be removed lo his homo In about two weeks. ; James V. Onlcs is confined lo his home because ot a severe cold. 4-H Club News Notes blond Prisellln „..._ chose this bowler-type spring hat of powder-blue straw braid, topped with two realistic pink roses. It bns a chin-length veil of fine cerise mesh. Hie Shady Grove 4-H Club met Inursday with 32 members'pres- ent. Ulinda Plceman, president, presided over tho meeting. Glinda Neeley led the club in singing "Auld Lang Sync." The following program was given: "El Rnncho Grande" bv Gllmlt Necley and Wanda Lcc Bollln^er "Hcalterbrain", Lillian Donner and Mr. and Mrs. W. U Suii'th "niid ' Wflluln Lee Bollingcr; "I'll Tnkc Mrs. Benard McFiirland spent ,° u . Homc AB" 1 ", Kathleen", by Wednesday In Lllbourn Mo with ' e Mno Mas scy, Wanda L"; - '•' ' Bellinger mid Glinda Necley; ' " Hie Smiths' son, and family. ' Jnmcs Smith, ' 'E. D. Gee Jr.. has returned from Memphis where lie underwent examination nt the Memphis Bap- One Act Plays Will Be Presented Tuesday Tw.q. one act plnys. "The Last Letter" and -who Gets The, Car ronlglit* will be presented by Armorel school ''students nt. 'eight /clock Tuesday' night, since (he .lew Armorcl school rccenlly bur.i- id, it will be necessary for the Indents to present their plays in he auditorium of the negro school. Both shows arc being directed >y Mis, tnura 1Ill!{ , Th( , f)rsl nn Jina! play, is a portrait or the Jld South during Uic War Between ne States. Marlhn Brothcrlon 'eggy Vinson and Jack Jlnlc arc o take parl in the show. In (he comedy, "Who Gets the ;ar Tonight", typical American -mniy life is portrayed. L. V Bell .'ranees Adams, J. W M-Ncill' .'urmita Pnnky and rjov linrrhon ire in the casl. to his bed for several days. He wns believed to have appendicitis but a Inter diagnosis changed this opinion nnd no operation was performed. Ills parents, Mr. and Mrs. Everett B. Gcc. were with him. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Applcbaimi are spending toilny In Memphis. Mrs. Charles Hindman Is undergoing treatment nl Memphis Methodist hospital. Mr. Hindmiui, who motored her down Wednesday afternoon, relumed yesterday, -alie will probably be there for a week Mis. C. W. Alfllck. AU-s.,.KussJitl' Phillips and Mrs. R. F. Klrslmel are spending toilny In Memphis. Mr. nnd Mrs. Charles Crlgger Jr. arc spending today in M-vm'il'. Mrs. Leslie Hooper is ill of Influenza at her home, 1109 Chickn- .sawctv avenue. Paul Grccnwell, who has been crilicnlly ill at Blythevllle Hos- pilnl, )s now greatly improved. At The Hospitals Walls !l(isjii(;il i. V. 1). Ward, Armorcl, ad- •iltled. Mrs. Hu e |, cralg. city, admitted Mrs. Arnold Severn. Holland. <hs- nlsscd. James H. Southern, Slce'lc", ad- lutteri. hy Darnell. Braggadocio, nrt- Memphis Methodist Hospilnl leS A ' " inrtR ""'' Local Swains Send Musical Valentines Several "singiii" V.ileiUines" were sent by Blythcville people Wetmas- tlay via Western Union, the local office reported today. Because of tlie fact that this service is comparatively new and the BlytlieviU; warbling office docs not session messcnger on Uic payroll no such greetings were received here. Tho Rlylhcvlllc swains who wished to express- their love in sons .simply went lo the local Western Union office, selected one of four prepared greetings nnd paid Inn regular telegraph toll vims an extra dollnv and their tuneful Valentine greetings were relayed lo Ihe recipient in some other city by n messenger boy who stood in VT,. C the doorway nnd warbled the loving sentiments lo Die tune of "Auld Lang Sync". Wish I Hud Never Seen Sunshine " Louise Hnivell; "Gold Mine 111 the Sky," by Wnnda Lee Bollingcr, Qlindn Nceley, ami Willie Mie Massey; "oh, Johnnie" by Louise Harvcll and Glindn Neeiey; and "Follow tiie Gleam" by Willie Mae Mnsscy, The following club captains gave reports: Max Brown, cotton; Cecil Flecman and ,J. L. Bollingcr, pi«- : Leddic Muriel William, calf; Waii- dn Lee Bollingcr, gardening anil canning; Wimda Bolliuger, Glinch Neeiey, poultry; nnd Willie M!\C Masscy. room improvement. ' : ' J. •>. Pickrcn, county asriculturai agent, and Miss Cora L'cc Coleman, home flcmonslrntion ageni. were present at the'meeting, 130 Attend Day Meeting Al . Metlioclisl Church Plans for ihe detailed organization of the new unified Melbodjsl church were discussed yesterday" nl an all day meeting of 130 women' Actors Razz New Spring Mats But Adi-esses Say lliey're Lovely I!y I-UCIE NEVILLE SEA Service Start Ooirospomlcut HOLLYWOOD.— When (lie new spring hats first appeared, we took some aromid Ihe inovte sets (o get actor-reactions. Here's what they said about the bonnets: "Well, T suppose these things must be lints, because women wear them on their heads." "Priscilla Lane just told me (hut hats are beautiful this year, so I guess they nrc. At least, these arc little,' and I like hals that don't (over too much of a pretty face." "Hmph! 1 thought draped wit., coarse blnck fishnet. Looks like n pagoda, you said ha(s were mis spring—you mean .„ satio as womens' 'millinery goes?" Unanimously, they cheered for snuous' going out of style. These commentators asKed (o be SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON Good Citizens and Good Neighbors Ti>\f: Malihew 22:15-22, 34-40 HV WILLIAM £ GILUOY, D. I). Editor of Advance This lesson on goad citizens and good neighbors Is based, upon two incidents in the life of Jesus, both tion between church nnd state is an excellent practical measure in a modern democracy composed of > ~ '"" ""- "—""•-« widely different religious elements ! , le arca scl ' ve<1 by ivlv Bui it' this be taken to mean that | ', a " a s re< ™ent was reached In one compartment of one's life is I ,', ° electric and gas prop- go to Newport next week where they will make their home Mr. and Mrs. R. j. rtelsoii hive rcuiniMl from several days spent in Florence and Sheffield, Ala. • .. . Mrs. Harrv mown suent yesterday in Memphis. One Year Ago Memphis -- Another competing, private utility was removed today , • , , . , - -" "••>"", wit iii (j/ic cuuiijutirnent ol ones life is i of which tell of efforts of His critics the obligation of duty to the state ' mlcs of " lc Mw'Phls Power A and enemies to ensnare Him into and in the other coniuartment Is U8ht com Pi«.v to the city and some statement that they might obligation of duty to God the rii' use against Him to get Him into I vidtng up of life nnd duty in that crouue. way is'ngainst the verv spirit and It has frequently happened in teaching of Jesus. life that it man of simple goodness, meekness, and generous spirit has shown great astuteness, especially when others have tried to deal What Jesus taught continuously is that all things belong lo God. In the incident which we are studying ally when others have tried to deal Jesus was taking a very practical with him hypocritically and to take I way of confounding the Pharisees advantage of his ingenuousness. This was true of our Master. These enemies wiio came to trap Him were probably strongly opposed to the Roman occupation of their country. They showed no allegiance nameless. Last time, Hint us ac-- to Ciiesar . or if tnc y did so it ivns tors, they voiced opinions • on fcni-- m ^ 1 ^ a S A l l' Wftr . (l allegiance whien imnc ue.iiigear, tney got kicks tne y>" H . ! " ;c d aiid renounced in their from fans, millinery inamuaMurers Ilearts - Yct thc y to °k this very and Ineir own wives. ' '"alter of paying tribute to Cnesar ,..„ ,.,, B ,,, to;>11J . llltlll uu . 1105umy .Hollywood actresses, chou»l> tliinl- to . em » arr < ls s Jesus and to arouse of (hose who exalted one law above th~ ,.~... !.„._ . -: ' uvl n u ' llllil ^ onnosition In Him o,mti, n « n..i T * __, ,. who sought to trap Him. nut He was certainly not asserting that there was an authority of Caesar or of the state which is apart, altogether from that of God. With equal wisdom nnd astuteness, Jesus answered the, question of the lawyer who asked Him to say which" was the greatest com,- mandment in the Jewish law.' Here He might easily Incur the hostility Try One of Our Delicious PIG SANDWICHES Ole Hickory inn Across Prom High School another. But Jesns turned the <[ues- the new Ink w'i'^niV,"'?"; """" opposition to Him. niv in.« iiiii.s iiro lovely. And sane TI *• i — ~ — »L».^« Bettc Davis hns bought nearly cvcrv i ,' .1"f l!0 " vvas ri^lgncd to (ion upon His questioner, and He —,,„, ..... . •> -> get Him in troubic, whichever-way took the occnsion to sum up all the model insnio that was shown her for pet is a tall turban of nuis- i-ie answered. If He said it was law in the great, positive injunc- tfttcl-gold crepe, its crown a of folds, curled like a fan . swirl or 1 WJ , v o of the Jonesboro district at u, c ! >>«Ucr. with a yard and a" half of ?"" P er - • Towii net vi ' lll!lt il W3S not law ~ Another lawful to pay tribute to Caesar, me , lion ol love "to God and love to,y oe,»isii patriots \vho were ! one's neighbor. lo Rome would denounce [ .. Oll thesc two C0lnnlan(llnellts ,. Jesus said, "the whole law hnnj- " — " "-""«*"-•im - "• °» the other Sign the New ( Register atthe Ritt- FRIDAY 225.CO GOOD UEASON5 wliy you sliould allcnd. » 'tf f? I'lrst Melhodist church of tills city. I brown net veiling trim another ' '- -" Mrs II. Prcwitt, of Jonesboro. ^c likes is a postilion hat of :' 1 ' 1 ° W tr!b '" c *" Caesar they i Might we not put this in modern who k the conference presirteut, i starched white pique, stitched in f° " , ina .J.° ol " a , very ^o 0 ' 1 case lcrm s by saylni? lhat in these two was nlecled chalrmnn for the day n! > v i'. with a buck wing-bow of, L l ,"' ! n trol)ble with the cammaiidments and the fulfillment Lilt! in thnl. ^nnnri!.. l«,i iv,~ ..,...,.. i t«rntcrr<ifn ' | Kolliail aluhoritlcs. j With nmazing wisdom nnd and in that capacity led the study of the group. Mrs. w. t\ Brewer, a former president of the local group, was chosen secretary. The Rev. E. W. Potter, D.' D., of Jonesboro. district superintendent, gave the devotional at the morning 0:1 "The Conditions Under' srosgraln. Prlscilln. Lane, who is settiixr as', WlUl amazir clothes-conscious as sister Rase tralm " Ol wllat was '» their minds, mary, was captivated bv a now- Jcslls Cllilctl ' for :v coin upon it, of course, the of them we have the sum and substance of religion? ttcr-Dlue straw, veiled ^"cerise and trimmed with two verv reai- -— _- „ ,,.„,;, " s «'(?'> crown. Which You and I Arc to Have ? n s l )ile ° ! Hie dour male com- rellowshlp with (he Father." .Mis- ln(1 rvts on hate, the 19-m spring Potter 0]icued tlie afternoon session ' motiel s arc less bizarre .Snoods with n devolionnl. Nine delegates were elected to attend the provisional confcrenc to be conducted in Couway tho Intler part of March. They were. Mrs. A. p. p.ittqn. Mrs. Prewitt and Mrs. Potter, all of Jonesboro . of course, the image of Caesar,, and the Pharisees could looking pink roses nt"tlie'sid'c'of not b " t n( *nowledse this. "Then." ••- - 1 - 1 - sa'd, Jesus, "render therefore unto ixuesar tne tilings tliat nre Cacsar'p- imrt unto God the tilings that are Down Memory Laue KumpiireyBOGART. Rora ROBSON MUL KELur . iitnar CTHEK.L . tit PATWCH Directed by LLOYD BACON A WARKER BROS..Firs! National Piclnrt Also Selected Shorts. FLAPPER FANNY H. B. L. Besirden Jr., ,-mc Mrs. E. R. Boguu, both of L\ixora Mrs. C. W. Gooilc of Lepauto, Mrs G. B. Segrnves of Osceola, Mrs B. G. Kcatzol and Mrs. B \ Lynch. Visitors nt the meeting were Mrs DeVoll, 'secretary of the P.ira»oiild' district, mid Miss Jensen juuf die Rev. Mr. olinson. rurnl workers of served ;it noon bv tills district. Lunch was lr members of Circles One ana .„„ of (he Woman's Society for C'tuis- tian Service of (he ri' Church. To Hold Annual F.F.A. Banquet On March 14 CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo He), I8 —The Carulliersvllle Chapter o! Future Farmers of America Announced yesterdny dial their annual Fadier-Son banquet \vo.iid be held here nt the high vhi,,] Wednesday evening. ,\ii,rcli Yt '. v commiiiee named to supervise ar rangcment.s for ihe nninwl .-rii,,," consists ol Ancil Hobcvi.wn. (.;,.,„'.-,, Moody nnd James Brown. rn, s year, the members of the c-hni>; n are lo provide supplies so a, lower the cost of the platr.; Read Courier Ne\».s '*aiu ,- I( K Uavc gone back to their proper pince ns gloriiied hairnets; minus hats, (hey arc qiiiti; a hign-school <»ii novv, replacing ^i.^iiinnas. Military styles dont seem to have caught 011 In Movictown. The Algenan draperies Dial protected star-necks from winter w.nas ;,i. out of fashion. Pleasing 10 most men, including Hollywood actors, are the veils seen on nine out of ten hats. Crisp sheers, coarse horsehairs and fine soft nets swathe everything in clouds of navy, cerise, purple a!Kl rcbm's-egg blue. Bright, red. favorite, is a straws, and typically spring shades such as lavender, p i nk ftll(1 pow . der blue are being worn with the first spring coats of gray and beige - " God's." These words have been nlmost 10 Vcars Agn Miss Sue ahelby, voting art ami expression lonelier, had her po:ket picked Saturday night while in ••- WN',. i.m.'j.n IMV<\IU oiiiuuiny nigni. winlc i universally misunderstood and mis- local store. Approximately S'O used in our modern world. Tney : bills and coins, several small mm nre quoted often as the authority 'shola and a health ccrlif en c were of Jesus for obedience to the state, in a Parisinn purse which dis nnd also ns endorsing the principle appeared. Tho Rev Pcrrr t- of the separation between church Webb, paslor of the First Baptist' and state. Obedience to tlie state church here fo- over four v' in its just and proper demands is First Baptist church at Pine Uliiff' a civis virtue. Good laws nnd oaedl- o,,, : 01 UlB , c!ullng c i mratcs oi „ ' once to them nrc al the very foun- has accepted the- pastorate of L datlon of a well-ordered society. But denominnlloii in ArHnsis another m:iscullne color in the .- "Follow me. man" stream- . . m- ers flutter rtown the backs of wide- brimmed sailors, or are looped up and caught in.sidc (he crown 'Foolish, but exactly right for .he frilly -bosomed Gibson - Girl blouses, arc the while straw skull- cnps with front-tilted pancakes of ruffled while straw, pique v or starched luce. N PRESCRIPTIONS Freshest Slock Guaranteed Best I'riccs Kirby Drug Stores history hns shown again and again that tad laws, and obedience to j (hem, arc the murks of a disordered ' society. Christians have been compiled many times to protest against evil or unjust laws and to refuse to obey them for conscience's r.nkc. Surely we must recognize that Inc i law of Christ upholds such a:tfoii. ' Again, Die principle of scpar.i- five Years Ago I Mrs. Joe Watson will SATURDAY "Granny Get Your Gun" with May liobsoil A- Henry Davenport Cartoon A- serial "Green Ilorncl." ICHTCOUGHS tie to colds...checked without "dosing" VfCKS _W VA POR UB SUN. & MON. 1 , e -ZsPff*C&l TRACV L4M4RR TAKt THI WOMAN tfajn-Mfftt™™" I'aranmmit \cws & Comedy Yotlr most precious pos- vision! EXl'EKT BK.llIT CALL 106 ^ Margaret's EAUTY SHOP _ R [imJCB Swedish Mas Mrs. . H e, Vap. U. I^nlion NU-WA Laufidry-Cleaners Phone 180 , For Prompt I,;um<|ry . and Cleaning Service DON : T NEGLECT Your Most PRECIOUS Possession j| Dr. J. L. Guard DOiNT \KGI.KCT IT! Coming Tuesday, March For a Week's Hun WITH THK Wl OX Y Fri. & Sat. 'DAYS OF JESSE JAMES' "ill) HOY HOGEKS Cartoon & Serial "Kit dr>;on" SUN. & MON. 'e" you ll u . truth about your eyes! iJEWELRY & OPTICAL STORE ." . A NEW UNIVtRSM, ^x,V««s ,V Couicdv TO HJI;; riione Roxy 333

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