The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 29, 1940 · Page 3
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April 29, 1940

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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MONDAY, APRIL 23, 19<IO BLYTHEVILLE (ARXJ COURIER NEWS Osccola Society—Personal Just A Tumble-Down House Miss Harwell Cuniiilimi'iiteil At Korimil Tea Mrs. !•'. t>. Jacobs was hostess to 15 guests at her country home, "Wimlovcr Terrace" on Wednesday uflernoon from four until six o'clock In special compliment to Miss Catherine Harwell, a May brlilc-elect who has been the inspiration for a series of attractive I parties during Hie past few weeks. Typically suited to the petite loveliness of tlie guest of 'honor wiis the arrangement of sweet peas in pastel shades on the luce-covered lea table, lighted ijy candies iu pas- lei colors. Individual cakes ami mints were in the same shades, wlUi ncnrl-jlinped sandwiches. Floor baskets of splren ami purple iris combined with bowls of roses anil tulips were used throughout the lower floor of the Dutch Colonial home. Receiving with Mrs. Jacobs and ) MLss Harwell WHS the bride-elect's j mother, Mrs. a. M. Harwell. • Out-of-town guests were Miss Louise Mercer, Mrs. Jesse Armstrong and Miss Ethel Brown, all of Memphis, ami .Mrs. Jl. O.. I'ar- rish of Tyroiua. * * » Entertains Night Club Mr. and Mr;. R. c. Bryau were hosts to six tables of the Osccola- Luxora-Blytheville Night Bridge ciub at their country home south of town Tuesday night with stveral guests in compliment to iliss Catherine Harwell. An abundance of old-fashioned perennial flowers in which Mrs. Bryan speoinlizes decorated the rooms. The guests came for supper followed by card games In which Welby Young and Sam Bowcn wore successful Iiijjl) scorers among the men, and Mrs. p. p. Jacobs and Mrs. Joe Hires winners among the women. Miss Harwell was presented Dresden china. Guests qf the club were Mr. and Mrs. Wclb'y Young, Col. and Mrs. P. V. Jacobs, Miss Marjorie Doyle and Miss Catherine Harwell. * * * Morninsr Coffee Given Mrs. Paul Galloway and Mrs. G. Hartsill Banks were hostesses to a small group of neighbors nnd friends for a morning coffee in tlie Galloway home Friday morning from ten-thirty until eleven- thirty honoring Miss Catherine Harwell, who bns been pianist for the church for several years and who is to tie married to Philip Parks Burks Sutiirdny, May 4. * * » Gives Dinner Hridge Covers were laid for thirty-four at the beautifully appointed dinner bridge ; giypn by Mrs. Andrew J. Florida at-"Granite Cove" Thursday night in special honor of Miss Catherine Harwell for whom many pre-nuptial parties have been given during the month of April. • Centering tlie dining table that was covered with an Italian cutwork cloth was a large bowl of pink and white carnations, snapdragons, and Calla lilies. Rising from the' center of these was a raised dias upon which a miniature bride and Bloom stood under a flowered archway. A similar arrangement was placed on the biif/ct. Flooi baskets of spheii and purple iris accented with bowls of pink tulips were used throughout the other rooms. Adding to'the attractiveness of the. picture were tlie corsages of pink gladioli and fern found at every place. Seated at Miss Harwell's' table were her mother and aunt, Mrs. C. M. Harwell and Miss Nell Rhodes, ,Mrs. R. H. Jones, Miss Virginia Florida, nnd - Mrs. J: B. Strickling of Memphis and Osceola. Mrs. G. A. Robinson of Memphis was an out-of-town guest. For highest score among the players, Mrs. Frank Williams received an automobile luggage rack and Mrs. D. Fred Taylor a crystal floiver bowl for second high. Mrs. E. L. Talliaforro cut for n clouole deck of cards and Mrs. Godfrey White u-as given cologne for low score. MLss Harwell was given lingerie and her mother handkerchiefs. Mrs. I'crriu Hostess Pom- tables of 1(13 Thursday Bridge Club with four additional tables of gucsls complimenting Miss Catherine Harwell were entertained by Mr.s. Frank Pcrrin in her home on Thursday afternoon. The blue and white color motif was carried out in detail from the decorations consisting of spirca and iris with pink Mips to give accent, to the blue and white china used in the service. The flowers came from the beautiful gardens of the ancestral Semrnjs home which has been appropriately named "Japonic!!" from the magnificent japonica shrubs In the yard. All the awards were In matching crystal. Mrs, Joe Cromer and Mrs. S. L. Gladish were each given a set of compotes for hiah- est club and highest guest score. A salad plate and bon-bon dish Delivers Your BEAUTVREST MATTRESS HUBBBRD FURNITURE CO, Moonshine Price Doubled Since '35 In Canelirakes fts foundations undermined by the recent heavy rains, the home ol Jlymun Vogel, in I'jltsutirfc'h, Pa., starts to crumble. Shortly alter cracks. Indicated by nrrou's, appeared . . . . . the $12,000 structure rapidly disintegrated, collapsing into the heap of (angled wreckage seen above. Politlon of side wall at left slioivs house almost turned over In its fall. Uy AMJvN BO.N'.N'h'K VJulLcil 1'ress Kbit Uorrcspouiltut COLUM111A. S. C.—Down south here, where "while lightning" Is the name of an intoxicant and not the di'Ariplioii of nn clc'jlilenl display, the price of moonshine whisky has double;! In the past five years. In 1(135 n six-siillou case, fresh from the oanebruke, cost 4-1. To- dny the same amount, and in fruit jars tlin same stze and shape, costs SB. Or at least that is the understanding of j. Henry Jennes, chief we rrild (hem." Not a single revenue innn hns 'wen killed while chasing monn- sliliu'rs since Jinnies took ii mid, two lo eight ofJU'ers are used. They carry pistols but nol .shotguns ur machine Kims us eurloonlsls would Imve you believe, Jcanes said, The bootleggers are found all over the slate, not In nny particular feclion, Jcanes said, and pointed onl that often 11 moonshiner would move Ills .small still several times H he thought offlcns were getllng of the governor's officers who do most or the stlll-mldlng in .south Ciirolliiu. "Of course 1 don't nciiinlly I wni^ !noom : hlin'i : toir'<ir fl'v'cTtim's! dose to him .. Am ,, hci . , nlm , s i lne , M ,.,. Jollll ,,, s llUl1 VU ' " flm ' 11Tl ' sl lhl went to Mrs. Wade Quinn and Mrs. R. V. Madden. Miss Harwell's gift from tlie hostess was a set of crystal ash trays. Tea guests were Mrs. C. M. Harwell, Miss Nell Rhodes and Mrs. Ed Wiseman. Mrs. Pctrin was as- skied In receiving and entertaining by her daughter. Airs. W. V. Alexander. Mrs. Jacobs Hostess Mrs. James H. Lovewell was high scorer among the club members and Mrs. R. V. Madden successful high .scorer among guests at the Friday Bridge club in the home of Mrs. F. P. ,'acolw Friday afleniocyi. Guests ;werc Mrs. John W. Edrington, Mrs. C. A. Davis and Mrs. R. V. : Madden. . - • :>.- , „••.•• " • « • Have a. Son Mr, and Airs. W. W. Prewitt Jr. are the parents pf a babyson bom at Methodist Hospital in Memphis nt six o'clock Friday afternoon. lie has been named William Wathea Prewitt III in honor of his father and grandfather. The baby is the first child of the Prewilts. Mrs. t'rewitl is the lormer Evelyn Taylor of this city. Mrs. W. C. Mason, accompanied by her son, W. C. Mason Jr., a:;<l Miss Virginia Florida returned Wednesday night from a week's visit with relatives in Mndisonville, Tenn., and with Mrs. Mason's (laughter, Miss Emily Mason, n member of .tlie faculty.ar Alcoa, Tenn. Lawrence Dillard of Oxford. Miss., spent Wednesday nnd 'J-hiiKilny- with his mother, Mrs. J. J. Dillaid. and his sister, Mrs. R. c. Bryan and Mr. Bryan. Mrs. Talmadge Tongate spent the weekend in Ridgely, Tenn.. as guist of her daughter, Mrs. \V. E, Dunlap and family. Mr. Tonjntc drove a; for her Sunday Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Ward are expected home tomorrow from a week's visit with their daughter, Mrs. Louis Gwaltney, nnd Mr. Gwaltncy in Mena. Ark. Max Stewart has been ill this week at his home with malaria. Mrs. Hoy Johnson of Fort Smilt spent Thursday as guest of her For Best Results In Baking — Use Shibley's Best liece, Mrs. Edward Teaford. Mrs.' Johnston was enroule home from n rip to St. Louis. Mrs. M. E. McDcarman and son, Thomas Edward, accompanied by Mrs. E. II. Burns and son, Jamie, returned Thursday fioni a visit In Halls and Gates, Tenn., with the ;iarents and relatives of Mrs. McDearman. G. B. Ciillesplc, small son of Mr. iml Mrs. A. M. Glllcspie of near Kelser, is ill with pneumonia. Wilma Lou Clinton, small daugh- ler of Mr. and sirs. Jess Clinton, has returned from the Baptist hospital iu Memphis where she nn- denvent n lonsilectomy. Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Bandy have returned from Little Rock where they went to-be .with Mrs, Dandy's sister, Miss Merle Strickland, who has been seriously ill for several weeks. Judge S L. Gladish and Mrs. Oladish were in Blylhevtllc Friday afternoon for the reception at tlie home of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Nance on. the occasion of their fiftieth wedding anniversary. A. W. Bowcn of this city and J, B. Clark of Blythevillc left Friday morning for Oulfport, Miss., to attend a convention of insurance executives. C. B. Sullenger will go to Hot Springs Sunday for a course of baths. know what tlie moonshiners get for tlu-lr stuff." clilef Jeanes snltl. "but I nnderslnnd tliose me about the prices." Altliongli mooralilnfng i ms fallen off about 70 per cent since the state Icgnll7.ctl whisky, it Is still n problem, Jeanes siild. m s men destroy nn nvcrngc or 2,000 gallons of moonshine uml 200 stills every iiiontli, aiKl 1'ie snlil lit- could not estiinnte how many thousands of Billions or mash— from which the Illegal whisky Is mode — they (omul. Drive Sleailily I'ushnl "The moonshiners would cast tlie slate lliousnnds ol dollars If we ever let up on them," Jeanes said. "The brat thing we can do Is stay right behind Iheni nil the time and keep their work slowed down." He estimated Ills men saved South Carolina nearly $5.000 every month by destroying the a inis, liquor and mash, That Is. he explained,- the slate tax on liquor Is $1.20 per gallon and every Illegal gallon that finds a market cost.s South Carolina Unit revenue, Tlie officer snld the dny of elaborate stills was pasi, and that most or the outfits which operate nowadays were "one-horse affairs," run by one or two negroes or some white man. He sn/d the biggest hnul made by his men in recent years was In 1037 when they found a 'flOO- gallon cache, whereas during prohibition, officers frequently raided stills nnd made seizures of* up to 1,800 gallons of whisky. 1'eak Dri'liircil I'.-isl "The hoy-day of inoonshlnlng is over," Jeanes said. "Most of the moonshiner.; Just try lo run when Ifi'cnitly my men uuijjhl the .same fellow inooiiKlilnhiK four limes bo- forc lie fume up fur trlul," Me said the penalty lor mooii- slilnlns rarely exceeded a two- ywir prison term mid 11 $108 fine. 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