The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 26, 1940 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 26, 1940
Page 2
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVELLE; (ARK.) COURIER -NEWS Social Calendar FRIDAY'S EVENTS Executive board, Woman's club, having luncheon one o'clock &t club house, Mrs. Hugh Whitsltt entertaining Friday Bridge club. Friday Contract •- club meeting with Mrs. L. S. Benish. SATXJRDAY'S EVENTS Mrs. L. E. Old entertaining Wednesday Bridge club. FLAPPER FANNY By Sylvia — COPR.1MO By hEAH«VICC.»*C, T. U BtC-'U 5. FA7. Of r.- Athlcy-Rlooatfleld MurufC \natKtucfi Mr. gud Mr*. O. R. Bloomfleld have announced the marriage of their .daughter, Marietta Blown- field, to Grady Ashley, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Ashley Sr., of this city, The wedding was solemnized Oct. 27, 1939, by the Rev. Alfred Carpenter, pastor of the First-Baptist church, Mrs, Ashley was graduated from Sikeston High school last year. Mr. Ashley Js employed in sikeaton, where the couple will reside. » » • Entertain Club Mrs. Ed Carl-Lee and Mrs. Dalton Taft-were-hostesses to members of the Y.-M. B. club and four guests yesterday afternoon at the Carl-Lee " home. Mrs. J. L. Spears became a member of the club. She replaces Mrs. Frank • Gllsson, who has moved to Forrest'City, but who was present .for yesterday's party. Guests' were Xlrs. Eugene Lee, Mrs. LaGronhe' Whittle, Mrs, Elton Foster and Miss Kathryn Walpolo. . Irises : and spiren were a background for-the bunco games. Among the club members, high score "-prize went to' Mrs. Rene George, and low to' Mrs. Carl, Marshall. The guest prize went to Mrs. Rosier while Mrs. Lee received the traveling prize. *'.*"* Has Club Part)' A green and white color scheme was carried out in the party of the .Thursday Dessert, club given yesterday afternoon by Mrs. B. P. Brog- Uoiv Jr., at her home. .Mrs. J. R. Turner, Mrs. Harvey Morris and Mrs. J. W. Adams Jr. played cards ,with the club members. I .; A dessert course preceded the games which were played in rooms decorated with Irises and splrea. Iri the'bridge games, Mrs. Eugene Dickinson was high nnd Mrs. Richard Dickinson, second high scorer, among the club members. The guest prize went to Mrs. Adams. ' * '• : • Has Tarty For Club Miss,Jenny Wren Dlllahunty had a party for members of the Double G club at her home Inst night. Besides members of the club, other guests were Mrs. Herman Carlton, Mrs. John Thomas Scan- Jon, Mis. Harold Schnee, Mrs. Perry Barber, Mrs. Charles Lang- rtcn-Jr., Mrs. Rupert Crafton, Miss Virginia Ijttle, Miss Virginia Nunn, Mrs. Thad Nlcol. A salad plate was served after the. bridge games In which Miss Virginia- Martin, daughter of Mr. anri Mrs, Tom F. Martin was high and Miss Patty.'Shane, second high scorer. The guest, prize was presented Miss Nunn. . * * » Ail Club Members Attend Bridge Parly All the members of Ihc Thursday Bridge club were.present for the party given yesterday afternoon by Mrs. J. J. Cookston at her home. High score prize in the bridge ganies went to Mrs. Charles Alforrt "Now, quit worryin'. You're jjomia be elected May Queen, fair an' square, if I hafta- lick the whole school." Bits of News Mostly Personal* thy Cross, Lon Jo Hargett and Jcanettn Jean Sebaugh. All guests in costume will, be eligible for the prize to be given for the best dressed "kid." The hostesses and their dates will be enicrtalned nt an Informal party to be given by Miss 'Jones prior to the dance." i * * v Is Hostess To Club Mrs. Edgar Borum was hostess to members of the Thursday Contract club for a party nt, her home yesterday afternoon. Tulips decorated the small tables at which lunch was served the guests. '; In the games which followed, Mrs. Rodney L. Banister was presented the high score prize. * » « Pl»ys Cardj With Club Mrs. R. c. Allen played cards with members of the Thursday Afternoon club yesterday when they were entertained at the home of Mrs. Roscoe-Crafton. salad plate wns served after games which were played A the again a background of irises anil tulips. Mrs. Randolph Smllh was high. 4-H Club News Notes Maurice Rcfchel H nd ' Robert Klrtchke, students at the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, .slopped here for a visit with Mr. Relchel's parents, Mr. and Mrs. F, G. Rclehel, as they were en route to St. Louis to attend a meeting of the national of/leers of Gamma Delta. Mr. Reichel Is national president of Gamma Delta, Lutheran student organization, and Mr Klrschkc of Joliol, ill.,. Is editor of the national paper nnd a member of the national board. Mr. and Mrs. Charles G, Morehead and Miss Nannie. Clarke Smith will spend the week end at the Smith family's cottage on the Lake near Hot, Springs. While Ihcrc, Mr. Morehcatl plans to attend the slntc marching band contests. Miss Sara Lou McCntchcn will accompany them lo Hot Springs where she will also spend the week end. Mrs. Jess Horner. who has been 111 for several weeks, is now able lo be out. S. Jledel left Wednesday night for New Orleans to attend the meeting- of the American Cotton Shippers Association. He Is expected lo return Sunday. Miss Mable Jo Wilson went lo Memphis today to undergo examination and consult, specialists. She wns motored down by her aiiril, Coleman, i\m! County Agent J. J. MI S S Mablc Hogan. Pickren were present, Miss Audrey Hawkins, of St. The following captains gave re- \ Louis, will arrive tomorrow lo visit ports: cotton captain, Eugene Bmm; Mr . , llul Mrs _ o . N. Hawkins for a Burdening and canning. Jtmnltn week. She is a niece of Mr Haw- Gay; poultry captain, Thehnn kins. Darby, captain, and room Improvement Bethel, Stewart. The home agent gave a demonstration on clothing. The agrlcul- Mlss Virginia Cox. of Memphis, is spending the week end here as the guest of Miss Mnrjorie Mays. Mrs. Frank Gllsson and Oaugh- .. FKID'AY,' APIilL' 26, 1940 Memphis Pastor To Hold Services Mr, and Mrs. T. J. Nance Observe Their 50th Wedding Anniversary I "All men are henpecked." This is the remark with which T. J. Nance teases Mrs. Nance as they observe their 50th wedding annl- verary today 'nt their home, 1107 West Main .street. I Mrs. Nance, however, can take the teasing. "What about us poor hens?", she counters. All of their children, n number of other out of town relatives and friends of the Nance family from Huffman nnd this city are cele- biating Uie anniversary at. an fill diy barbecue. If the gay spirit I continues, it is planned to finish Ihe celebration tonight with im old fashioned square dance at which Mr Nance can "shake his wicked The Rev, GJrard Lowe, D. D.. pastor of Uie First Presbyterian church in Memphis, will conduct, a wek of special services at Ilic local First Presbyterian church next week. turn! agent save n demonstration ( e r, Gail Page, will return to Foi-on judging seed, 4 < rest City tomorrow after having (spent this week here with Mr.-anti' A meeting of the 40 & 8 4-H Club i Mrs. Bcnarcl McFarlaml nnd in was held Monday, with Opal Gas-j Scnath, Mo., with Mr. and Mrs \V siuly presiding. Thirty-two club B. McFarland. The Gllssons re-" members, one leader and three vis- cently moved to Forrest City where' Itors were present. The group sang "Home On the Mr. Gllsson is to mnkc his headquarters while (raveling with a Range", led by "Buddy" Russell, , tobacco company. condition of Mrs. so»s captain. The home agent and the county agricultural agent were present. J. F. Nebtiiit, who is 111 in Blythoville hospital, remains unchanged. -She' . The 4-H Club Rally which will > wns given a blood transfusion this be held May 3 at the County Fair . morning. Grounds was discussed by the agents. The following 'captains gave re-' because of the death of Mrs, James Mr. and Mrs. John Ed James were called to Jonesbovo, Thursday Grand Matron Will Visit Eastern Star Mrs. Juliette Billingsley of Little R«ck, grand . matron of the Eastern Star, will visit the local chapter Wednesday night, according to .announcement made Tuesday night nt the meeting of Hie group at the Hal). Finns were made lo entertain Mrs. Billingsley with n dinner at (he Hotel Noble that night. Thirty members and four visitors, Mrs. J. Allen Webb ol California, Mo., Mr. Thompson of Memphis, and Mr. and Mrs. George W. Patterson, were present for last night's meeting. ' After degree work had been exemplified for Mrs. Henna Shepherd, the hostesses. Miss Cora Lee Coleman and Mrs. J. A. Saliba, served a <iessert course. Two daughters, Mrs. Ina Baldwin of St. Louis, and Mrs. Boss Hnrtwell of East St. Louis, came several days ago to arrange for the affair. They were accompanied by Mr. Hartwell nnd the three Hartwell children and Steve Twardowski. Another daughter, Miss Mary Nance of St. Louis, and a son,! W. G. Nance, and Mrs. Nance of * Lincoln, Neb., were to join them! here today. Other out of town rela- i lives who arc to take part in today's celebration are: I. N. Nance, brother of Mr. Nance, and family, of Lincoln, Neb.; John Nance, another brother, and family, of Murray City, Temi.; Mrs. V. T. Neely, sister of Mrs. Nonce, and family of Huffman. Special guests at this celebration rvill be Mr. and Mrs. John Hagan to Huffman where (hey lived several years. For 24 years they have been living here In the home on West Main street. Mrs, Nance's main hobby Is car- Ing Cov her two pets, "Brown" nnd Pet. in fact when cameramen attempted to tnke Mr. ,nid Mrs. Nance'.s picture. "Brown," the dog, made every effort to get in the photograph. Fortunately for the cameramen, "Pet," the cow, was safely tied outside. Guests'at. the party today were shown the latest additions to Mr. Nance's collections of small bottles of fine liquors. Stimulants from lie era of the old brown Jug on through to (he dainty bottles of Bourbon are represented at this Mr. His other hobby is fishinK for Which he has plenty of time since he retired from active work on his farm at'Half Moon. Son* Of Legion* ' Delay Their Meeting A joint meeting of members of the Sons of the Legion, tneir .iatn- ers and mothers will be held Tuesday night at the American Legion Hut, 7:30.o'clock, for election and installation of permanent officers of the local squadron. Tills meeting replaces the one originally scheduled for tonight which was to be attended by members of the state department of the Sons of the Legion. Courier News tint Bd» EXPERT BEAUTY WORK CALL 106 Margaret's Beauty Shop Takoa yearg off your appearance —adiii furs to jour life. VAPOE EATHH bvedit'j Mature Salt Qlov ind Shower Mrs. Autb L&yrboa' At The Hospitals Hlylheville Hospital ., Mrs. Nancy Pullam, Hayli, nd- inilted. Mrs. W. M. Crowe, Huffman, admitted. Walls Hospital ports: Ainel Sturl. cotton cap- grandmother, who died in SU Bertain, mid G. T. Weleh, calf captain, nurd's hospital Wednesday night. The home agent gave a demon- I Funeral services were held this straliou on clothing. The agricul-! morning at Joncsboro, mid burial lural agent gave n demonstration ! is to be this afternoon In Scnrcy. and low score prize to Mrs. L, E. Baker. Mrs. Ralph Berryman received tb« traveling prize. A dessert plate was served at the conclusion of the games. Class Has Meeting Thirteen members of the Ladies' Sunday school class of the Second Baptist church and one visitor Mrs. Frank Dcnlon, met at (he home ol Mrs. Andrew Conlcy Wed- I nesday night. - , . Mrs. Sam Lloyd is teacher of the class. After the business session Mrs. Conley dismissed the group with prayer. Sandwiches and iced drinks were served during the social hour. * * • Initiate Miss Wilson The University of Arkansas chapter of Delta Delta Delta sororitv initiated Miss Elizabeth Ann Wif- son Wednesday night. Miss Wilson is "(he daughter ot Mr. and Mrs. Clarence H. Wilson Before carolling at the University at Fayettcrille, she attended Lin- dcnwood college at SI. Charles. Mo * * • Club Informal lias I Dance at Woman's Club | Mr. and Mrs. LsGronnc Whittle] and Mr and Mrs Marshall Blackard er.lcrlamed members of the i Club: Informal with a daticlnj party i at the Woman's club last night. In addition to the members, their guests ', were Mr. and Mrs. Carl Marshall, Miss Prances Davson Hadley Hayes. Miss Helen Grimes' A Ward, Miss Lots Hooper. ' Mr, and Mrs. Ralph Farm at- leildcd the dance us new members of the club. A red and white color scheme was carried out in the ballroom. Supper was sencd at 12 o'clock. » • • - * T« H»YC Uance TonijHl 'i The bix members of the F. A. », cljnV.wm cnlcilftln with a kid > party tcnltfht at, Uie ; American ^Uslon Hut at 9:30 o'clock. Hosteises %1H be Mildred M»r]orl« Mays," Foggy Jones, Doro- A meeting of Ihc Lone Oak 4-H Club was held Monday, with Orin Alexander presiding. Thirty club members, occ leader and five visitors were present. The following club captains made reports: Paul Lipford. pig captain, and Imogene Brooks, poultry captain. Miss Coleman gave a prac to the girl making the best lowel, which was won by clUile Overman ir.d Bcrnice Overman, Mr. Pickren discussed Ilic 4-H Club Rally. on Judging Seed. A meeting of the Clear Lake -1-H Club was held Wednesday with Eugene Henson presiding. Thirty- two club members, one leader and one visitor were present. The group sang "4-H Pastoral" led by Joyce Beachain, song captain. The home agent and the county agricultural agent were presenl. Miss Cora Lee Coleman told nboul the 4-H Club Rally, which is to be held May 3. The follqvv'ing captains gave reports: Rnyford Lii.rsford, cotton captain; Junior Haynes, pig cnp- taln; Minnie Shopard, clothing captain; Joyce Beacliam, poultry cnplafn, and Minnie Shepard, room Improvement captain. A meeting of licccc 4-JI Club was held Monday with Junior Gann presiding. Nineteen club members and one leader, Mrs. Roy ."Jell, were present. The group sang "Auld Lang Syne", ted by Bethel Stewart, song captain. .The home ngcul, Miss Cora Lee Townsend Club To Conduct Bake Sale . A bake sale is lo be held Saturday morning at nine o'clock in front of the Hardawny Appliance company, It wns announced- today. The affair is being sponsored by the Woman's Auxiliary of the Townsend club. The James are expected to return here Sunday. Osceola's Shriners To Dine Here Tonight Osccola's enthusiastic Shriners will come to Blytheville tonight for' a Fellowship Dinner at Ihc Rustic Inn. Approximately 50 Shriners and prospective Shriners are expected to attend the banquet which will be presided over by Fred Stuckey, honorary president of the Oscrola group. Plans for the Shrluc Ceremonial In Osceola next month will be announced at the dinner. Newly arrived Shriners shirts will be distributed by L. W. Williams. Mrs. Clyde Rhodes, Hcrmnndnlc, admitted. O. P. Grant, Manila, admitted.. Mrs,. Mary Hancy, Brass Cily, ''admitted. / V / v ..,••:' t Mrs. E. H. Hatlcy, Weona, Ark., admitted.- Olamlc Holmes, Tyler, admitted. Leonard Johnson, city, dismissed. W. D. Fowler, Holland, dismissed. Mi'mphis si. Joseph's Hospital •Mrs. Kenneth Asher, Caruthersville, admitted. Memphis baplisl Hospital Miss Ada Lee Garrett, Hayti, admitted. H. L. Howerton, Osccola, mittrxl. Mary Jane LeHue, Basscll, ad- inllted. One of Ihe finest and most modern fish oil refineries in the world Is located at Vancouver, B C Canada. of Huffman, who celebrate :heir 58th anniversary in August. They have been friends of the Nances for a number of years. Because Mrs. Nance's father Dated to have to give up the baby in his family, it was necessary for them to run oil to be married. When asked if Ihcy didn't feel as happy today as they did 50 years ago. I hey laughed and said they didn't feel very happy then, "we were too scared the old man would get us." Both were born in Crockett county, Tenn., and Mrs. Nance enjoys telling of the grand square dances and breakdowns which they used to attend. She made the modern generation look conservative when she confessed that they used to dance until 4 o'clock in the morning. Before her marriage, her name was Miss Adcle Jolly, and she leads one to believe thai she really lived up to her name. They moved from Crockett Coun- iVo Coddling Sign for Biiby - BOSTON (UP)—Apparently the mother of a child in a baby carriage outside ,1 Dorchester store didn't want her baby pampered. A sign In Ihc carriage said: "If Ihe baby cries rlage." don't push the car- Steele Student Wins District Typing Test ... STEELE, Mo., Apr.,.26. — Uoyd McBridc received first' place in advanced typing at the Southeast Missouri contest which was held in Cape Girardeau Saturday when he competed with representatives of approximately 75 schools, ffe is a member of the senior class of Steele high school aiitl has also beoii selected as valedictorian. Siecle received his same honor last year when Mi<« Louise Steele, who was also valedictorian, received . I first place in the same event. Others from Steele who attended this affair were: Mary Ellen Mc- Cutchcn, Pauline Walker. 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