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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 14, 1942
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 1942 Social Calendar WEDNESDAY^ EVENTS, R: C?", Rose' " entertaining Town-"and Country Club. 'Tuesday Contract, Club meeting 'with -iMrsd A- G. Hall. Mrs. Charles"- L. Wylie having Delta Contract Club. Mrs. Otto Scrape entertaining ADC Club. , r . Young Woman's Foreign Missionary Society, First' Church of the Nazarene, meeting 7:30- o'clock at church. Mrs. W/> J. Pollard entertaining Wednesday BHdge Club. Central* Parent' -T£acher Association meeting 3 o'clock at school preceded by executive board' meeting, 2:30 o'clock. ^THURSDAY'S EVENTS Mrs. C. : W. r Garrigan entertaining Thursday Afteraclbn Club. Mrs. F.-Bl'Joyiier having Thursday Contract Club. > Triple' Table Club < meeti n g w i th Mrs. B. A, Lynch entertaining Mid-Week: Bridge Club. Mrs; 4 Victor _StilweU entertaining Double 4 Four Bridge Club. Prosperity Club meeting with Mrs. N. Fard*ecy, Luxora, 2:30 o'clock. Catholic Young People's Club meeting 8 o'clock at Rectory. FRIDAY'S EVENTS Mrs. T. F. Jackson entertaining C^JB.^CLCluh; at. Rustic" Inn. Music DepartmTentr, Woman's Club, meeting'? o'clock at club. Uiicle Sam's Clothes Order Hits future Fashions No volumino u s or. bias cut sleeves. No cuffs. METHODIST WILE MfiET'TCVIGHT Continuing their monthly socials, which were, started' two months ago, the Pathfinder Class of First Methodist Church will' meet to- rught^at 7' o'clock, at the church. According; to Jack Biship, Jr., publicity chairman of the class, all young married people and young working people are invited to -attend: Any other members and friends "of the church will be welcome. T. Jenning' Bailey, president of the class, will preside over a brief business session. Hostesses are Mrs. Hadley Hays and Mrs. T Jennings Bailey. WPB skirt: 28 in; This one is 29 in. W P B hem: 2 in. Today's average: 3 in. W P B sweep of skirt: 64 to 72 in. Skirt pictured is . 50 in..around. WPB jacket: 25 in. Jacket shown is 27 in: contact some newcomer in the city, extending an invitation to the Presbyterian Church and its Auxiliary services. Fourteen numbers were present. Miss Emma Kate Richards, who is leader of Circle Three, was hostess for her group's meeting. Nine members were present. Mra. Doyle Turner was appointed secretary and treasurer. At the close of the business session, the Bible study was given' by Mrs. Mattie Allen. Fifteen- members of Circle Four and one visitor met at 7:30 o'clock in the home of Mrs. Bob Burns. Mrs. C. Leggett was hostess. No pocket flaps. No patch pockets. No inside pockets of wool. W P B says your future suit may not Have wool linings, hoods, capes, scarfs, muffs, baits or vests. Skirts may not have wool belts. No three- piece ensembles at one price. Appointments were as follows: Miss Wilma Wood, secretary-treasurer; Mrs. Eb Spradley, devotional leader; Mrs. Margaret Gray Crowder, program leader. • • • MRS. .1. C. ELMS IS NEW COUNCIL PRESIDENT Mrs. J. C. Ellis has b?en named president of the Woman's Council^ First Christmpi Church, for the 1942-43 year to succeed Mrs. Russell Barham. She was elected at the annual business session yesterday afternoon at the home of Mrs. L. L. Ward. Mrs. Edith McCool was co-hostess. Other officers chosen at this time were: Mr.s. Russell Barham, vice president; Mrs. Norwood Hedge, secretary and publicity chairman- Mrs. Renkert Wetenkamp, treasurer"; Mrs. R. M. Beck, World Call chairman; Mrs. Nathan Carle, librarian. Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe, who acted as chairman of the nominating com- mittes, presented the slate of officers. Recommendations or the executive iscard, which met earlier at' the Ward home, were accepted. They included participation in the emergency million 'fund and acceptance of a 50 gown quota from the Red Cross sewing room. ,Mrs. Lows was leader of the devotion on "Christians in the World, 1 [OFFICERS Mrs. F. E. Fox Is Named President, Succeeding Miss Clara Ruble Mrs. F. E. Fox will serve as 'president of the Business and Professional Woman's Club for the next year, it was announced today following the election of officers at the annual business meeting of the cJub last nijjht at the Rustic Inn, She succeeds Miss Clara Ruble, who has headed the organization for two years. Other officers named to work with her are:' Miss lone George, first vice president; Miss Louise Simon, second vice president; Mrs. Carl Lay, recording .secretary: Miss Marie Harnish, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Erwin Jones, treasurer; Miss Rube, parliamentarian. Before the election, copies of letters which have been sent to Senators Caraway and Spencer were read. These letters urge the passage of the Smith Labor bill. A delegate will be sent by the group to the state'convention in Camden, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. At the close of the supper meeting, the group presented Miss 'Ruble, retiring president, with opera glasses in apreciation of her .service to the organization. TO X HEAR? DRl McCEURKIN , Members />f tlfc Central (Parent Teacher Association, which will meet. ^tomorrow afternoon at the school' at 3 v o'clock, will J hear" Dr. W.. B>: SMTcClurJdn, -superintendent of c%. schools" and- president of the Arkansas -Education' Association, 'rpeak on "Education in the Changtag^TImes? 1 >.--«j. «-• w* i^*\*— ~j\,a* o,jji w(5i&iii. • v> lli-otn has b|en.|atifiiptedVt;o the changing of the? tiige? .since "the wajTstarted and "is also carrying' out the educational phase of the, national 'Parent Teacher AssocTa'tioh program!*: p.£ v ^ „ 'TJuruig tlie'year, this group has- had programs on civic participation^ health,- character,- safety presented by the students, and the home presented by -Mrs. W. B. Burkett, oft Bassett, a<] state officer, and' cooperated with otner groups in-the presentation of the Founders' Day program. An -executive board meeting at 2:30 o'clock will precede the general Session. „ i" ' '* * * BAPTIST W. 3VfI U.. HAS.CffiCtB MEETINGS. Seven circles ^ of the Woman's Missionary- Union, First Baptist Church, met, yesterday afternoon in the hom'es of various Thembers for study-lessons. Mrs: 1 Robert ^Grimes gave a report of the state convention at Little Rock' at the" meeting of the" Alice ;-Bagby Smith' Circle yesterday afternoon at the Church. Mrs. rMurray Smart taught the first chapter of the new book, "Following in His Train," written by Ethelene Boone Cox, of Mem- ' NEW YORK.—Uncle Sam ns wartime fashion arbiter will go down in : Mrs. America's book under the heading: "Pleasant Surprises." The War Production Board's order regulating women's clothes was not as drastic as some had expected. For instance, there's no overall limit in yardage .per. dress. To the average woman; it .simply means: : i That the clothes you now have on your back and In your closet aro in style and will remain in style for the duration. : That when you. buy new clothe.s, they will be minus cloth-consuming fanciness. Eliminated, are: all-over pleated skirts, huge sleeves, very long'suit; jackets, hoods, capes, scarfs, sashes over two inches wide, 6verskirts, aprons. ' ., • Comfort and freedom-giving fashion elements which ARE within Uncle Sam's' pattern for wartime dress are: gored and partly pleated skirts with hemsweeps as wide as 78'• inches for cotlon, 64 for heavy wool; hip-length suit 'jackets; flexible, bias-cut skirts, though not sleeves, and'floor-length-evening dresses. , WPB estimates the order will save 100,000,000 yards of wool", rayon and : . cotton per year; will affect, at most, 20 per cent of American women's weaiv The above picto-diagram-shows how the new restric- ffepf.fashions.—MARGUERITE YOUNG. , Unite." Isaiah, Mrs. Anderson read' from James and Romans. The Rev. Francis Smythe, pastor, gave the relationship of peace and justice illustrating this by using a card which had Chinese characters tin it. Mrs. Lowe closed the period with prayer. Twenty two member; were present. Bits of News Mosdy Personal phis. Prayers we: 1 ?" offered by Mr.s. Cliarles ", Ray Newcomb and^ Mrs. H. L-. Chambers. Seven members of Edith Allen Circle met yith Mrs. W. E. Buchanan. The devotional from the |5'th cha'pter : of Exodus was given Mrs. W. Watson and the For Original Beauty Creations PKone 2592 CaldweH Beauty Shop First National Bank Building lesson was taught by Mrs. Shelburne Brewer. Mrs. Tom W, Jackson and Mrs. Herbert Graham led in prayer. ! Mrs. Lloyd Stickmon gave the devotional from Janies and Mrs. H. L. Recder taught the lesson at the meeting of Maxfield GarreU Circle at the home of Mrs. R. E. VanHooser. The eight members were led in prayers by Mrs. J. H. Smart Jr., and Mrs. Kendall Berry. ' •i Mrs. Franklin- Atkinscn was hostess to 10 members of the Wilmer Bucy Circle. After the devotional by Mrs. E. E. Alexander, the lesson was taught by Mrs. K. H. Brooks. Mrs. Brooks and Mrs. E. G . Dbzier offered prayers. Ruth' Waldon' Circle was entertained at the home of Mrs. W. J. Wunderlich. Seven members heard Mrs. Aivin Huffman give the devotional and Mrs. teach the lesson. J. J. Ewing Mrs. G. C. Hawks and Miss Cordelia Wilhite led in prayers. Mrs. W. J. Walker had the devotional from the 23rd Psaim at the meeting of 10 members of the Tynette Lavender Circle at the home of Mrs. Bert Lamb. Opening prayer was. offered by Mrs. W. J. Walker and closing prayer by Mrs. Roy Head. Mrs. Theodore Logan taught the lesson. Mrs. E'. B. Woodson taught the Bible study to eight members of Sclma Marvile Circle who met at her home. Mrs. W. P. Copeland gave the devotional from the 3lst ; chapter of John. The meeting was opened with prayer by Mrs. Pearl Hires and closed with prayer by Mrs. Charles Newcomb. * # * CHICLE OFFICERS NAMED YESTERDAY ' : The women of the .local Presbyterian Church .Auxiliary met in their newly organized circles for the first meeting of the church year yesterday afternoon. . Circle One of which Mrs. James H. Bell is chairman entertained 15 of her members at her home. She made her mother, Mrs. T. J. Mahan, her co-chairmaiv for th-s year. Mrs. John McGill, program leader for the group and Mrs. E. A. Rice responsible for the monthly Bible meditations. Mrs. J. E. Beasley and: Mrs. A. F. Dietrich were hostesses to members of Circle Two at the Beasley home. Mr-?= O. W. Dillalmnty, chairman, presided at the formalities of organization and gave a preview of ths year's program of activities. Mrs. James A. Overholser will be responsible for monthly Bible studies from the Gospel of Luke. The topic of the study yesterday was "A Promise of Divine Giiidance." Mrs. Leslie Hooper is to" be program leader, Mrs. Roy Walton, secretary and treasurer. Project of the month is for every member to Methodists Plan District Retreat Picture of the Month- The Way To A Man's Heart Will Meet On April 21 The first Pack meeting of the Cubs and Cub workers will be held here ^Tuesday, April 21, at 7 o'clock at First Methodise Church, winch church is sponsoring the Cub movement in Blytheville. Plans for the Pack meeting were made at a meeting of the Pack committee with the den mothers Sunday at the church. The elaborate program which has been planned for the night will include the presentation of the charter for the pack and the certificates for the committee members, den mothers and Cubs. All 'committee members, den mothers, den dads, cubs and their parents are requested to be present at this special meeting. 1 CARD OF THANKS We thank our friends for their kindnesses to us through the sickness and death of our baby. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Killabrew. Blytheville First Methodist Church will be host to a District Intermediate Retreat; this week end Besides the Junior High School age delegates from over the'district, several adults will be present for the three-day event, which begins Friday afternoon. The Rev. Ira A. Brumley of Comvay, Conference Director of the Methodist Board of Christian Education, will teach a course on the Bible in the school. Miss Lucille Adams of Jonesboro, will teach the worship course. Mrs. C. B. Nelson of Jonesboro, will be in phargc of the recreation. Other courses will be taught by the Rev. Donoghey Duran, Luxora, the Rev. 'J. S. Upton of Oseeola, arid the "The way t,o a man's heart/' so' tile slogan goes, "is through his stomach." Therefore we prc.sent herewith the portrait of a young man whose heart has- been won completely! Selected as the "Picture or Ihe Month" for the current May isuxe of Popular Photography magazine, this outstanding shot was taken by photographer Edward Farber of Milwaukee, Wis. COURTS Recent Municipal Court sessions en a guilty plea; Thomas White was fined $10 when he entered a guilty pl?a to a charge of malicious mischief; Gerald Wheeler was fined $25 on a guilty plea charge of speeding and a similar charge JMOMUM UX/# TONIC- *&& CHICKASAW West Main Near 21st St. Prices always lie and 23c °at. starts 12:45; Sun. starts 1:45 Night shows 6:4V Continuous shows Sat. and Sun. Tuesday & Wednesday BUDDY NIGHT 2 for the price of 1 'Black Diamonds' —with— Richard Arlen and Andv Dcvine. have been 'taken up with the usual against Ray n e ] d Parker resulted in assortment of cases, _ although there! a fin2 of the same amounfc . • Ed Smith was fined $100 on a charge of permitting gambling; U. • Blankenshlp was fined $10 when have been much fewer public drunkenness in cases of the past month than in the Winter months. Charges of receiving stolen nrop-., , , . <-•.,,, erty resulted itv Robert Potter be- ^ entered a plea of guilty to viola- Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Livirigstbr and daughter, • Rose Marie, aric H;~W. Harvey returned Saturday from Orlando ,Fla: Over the wee! end, they had a family'' reunion here because Mr. Harvey left Lodaj with the selectees of this city fo ths Army. Visitors were Mr. Har vey's brother, G; P. Harvey and family of Jackson, Miss., and hi sister. Mrs. A ; . C. Holmes, and Mr. Holmes of Rosedale, Miss. Claude Cooper is- attending Circuit Court in Jonesboro today; Miss Virginia Martin" will return tonight from Miami; Pla:, where she has been vacationing for a few months with Mrs. Betty McCutchen Seanldn.and the-O. W; .McCutchen family. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Martin, will meet her in Memphis. Mrs. Ramsey Duncan was called to Milan, Tenn., today to be .with her sister, who. .is quite ill at. her home there. Mrs. Louise Stracke spent Sunday in Memphis. She was joined there by her daughter, Mrs. Claude P. Scoggin Jr., and Mr. Scoggin of Oxford, Miss. 'Rev. Robert Bearden of WalnUt Ridge. Miss Elizabeth Brown, Nashville, Term., Representative of the Methodist General Board, will be here Saturday for the retreat. After the guests have registered Friday afternoon and are assigned .to the homes in which they are to stay, they wil be entertained •with a banquet,. at the church ,which will be prepared by Circle 'Gne of the Women's Society of Christian Service. Members of the Senior League will plim the decorations and program for the banquet. The Saturday ^schedule offers a ivaiie'ty of events including classes, discussions, ( recreation,- and worship' services at the,• and a picnic supper and campfire worship service in the park, followed by : a drama at the church. The intermediates will participate in a Communion Service early Sunday morning. They will b« guests of the-Church School, and will provide the choir for the morning worship service of the church. General directors of the Retreat are 'Miss Virginia Echols and i Mrs. D>. O. Sutherland, counsellors of the Youth Fellowship of First Methodist-Church, and the Rev. S. B. Wilford, pastor. ing held to Circuit Court with bond set at $500; J. C. Swain pleading guilty and fined $10; J. D. Ames, pleading guilty and being fined $50. For long-fasting persona! charm . . Budget your time to include daily Baths First rule for personal charm Is the daily bath, say America's beauty experts. Here's why: Your bath provides a welcome break in the day's routine . . . relaxes nerve tension, helps restore energy. And a fast, finishing shower adds zestful stimulation. lut you can't enjoy lasting benefits from just one bath. Or from occasional baths, either. Had your beauty bath yet today? ) Doily baths make you feel better— and others notice it, admiringly! At The Hospitals Walls Hospital Joan Keuter. city, admitted. Ann Robinson, city, admitted. James J. McGhee, city, admitted. Mrs. H. L. Moody and baby city, dismissed. Mrs. J .W. Wright, city, dismissed. Mr.s. Ralph Cannon, Holland, Mo., dismissed. ; Blylhcvillc Hospital ; Mrs. R. W. Crawford, Route 1, city, admitted. '• Anita Martin, city, admitted. Mrs. Ora Lee Cnstleman, Manila, dismissed. Willie Velma Carey, Manila, dismissed. Mrs. Oliver Patterson, Route 1, city, dismissed. Memphis Baptist Hospital Charges of assault with intent to kill resulted in Johnny ,D. Holb:rt being held to Circuit Court; James Alexander was fined $50 after entering a plea of guilty to a charge of assault with a deadly weapon; El wood Smilsy was fined $50 on a charge of assault. Driving while drunk charges were' lodged against Otis Jarrett, fined $100 on a guilty plea"; Barney McGill,. who forfeited a cash bond of $102.75; Chester Henson, fin-scl on a guilty • plea with $50 suspended; D. C. Brown, fined $100 on a guilty plea with $50 suspended. Charges of petit larceny resulted in R. T. Eskridge being fined $50 and 30 days, with sentence suspended, after entering a plea of guilty; Elton Lawson fined a similar amount; Sammy Hughes, fined $15 and six months in jail on a guilty plea; Henry Breckle, fined $10, which was appealed and bond set at $100;-J. L. Logan, fined $10 on guilty plea; Cyrus Quarry, fined $10 on a guilty plea with fine suspended; Eug=ne Quarry, fined a similar amount with fine suspended. Frank Atkins was fined $10 on a Dcrothy Hubbard was fined $20 on a charge of illegal cohabitation when she entered a plea of guilty and a fine of similar amount was placed against Jim Connor when he entered a plea of guiicy to the sam-s charge. Forty-two were fined on charges of public drunkenness. All- Star Comedy—"Please Milt You." To ptea ° f a pet " Victory Book Campaign Planned Here Friday Plans were under way today for the Victory Book Drive which will be conducted here Friday in accordance with a national project, J. Graham Sudbury, who has accepted the chairmanship of the drive, announced today. Local action followed the announcement by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who declared Friday as "Victory Book Day" and called" upon all- Americans to supply men"' in armed forces with books. Complete details for collection of the books has not yet been worked out, Chairman Sudbury said but will be forthcoming tomorrow. At present, local citizens are asked to choose the books from their libraries which they would like to give to the men in the Janus C. Maryil,.Dyess, admitted.! armed forces. Although similar TVTYc VTr>»Mr t3V\?ll5rve? T?nV»i«trm rirTvPS fnr hfinVA liavp hp^-n /»nr>_ Mrs. Mary Phillips Robinson, city, admitted. Mrs. T. S. Thweatt Hayti, Mo., admitted. Peggy Vinson, Armorel, admitted. Memphis Methodist Hospital R. O. Sharp, Caruthersville, Mo., admitted. William Gray, Caruthersville. Mo., admitted. WATER CO. Bernard Allen, Manager Is Your Cheapest Commodity" P.T.A. Pre-School Clinic I s Scheduled Friday The Sudbury Parent Teacher Association will haVe its Summer round up or pre-school clinic Friday afternoon at the Mississippi County Health unit from 1 until 4 o'clock. Parents of children who will enter school this Fall are reminded that all examinations made in this clinic arc free. The clinic was devised to pro- pare the children, as to health, for their entrance into school. Mrs. W. J. Rodgers, is chairman of the Summer round up this year. drives for books have been conducted, it is believed that by setting aside the one day for national concentration on the "Victory Book' Day" drive, a better response will be met with. Collegians Living 1 Blood Bank BOWLING GREEN, O. (UP) The blood of all freshmen and scphOmor6 students of Bowling Green University will be typed and catalogued next fall. Records wil be kept to provide immediate information for transfusion calls. Most of- the 6760 languages in the world are "dead" languages, since only 2796 now are .spoken. * for all occasions * Personalized + Service THE FLOWER SHOP Phone 491 Glencoe Hotel Bldg. Armorel Senior Glass To Present Three Acts "The Adventures cf Grandpa," a farce-in three acts, will be presented Thursday night by the senior class of the Armorel school' in" the auditorium of the -Negro school. It is u.sder the direction of Miss Louise Hope. Members of the cast are: Carlton James, W. O. Anderson, Johnny Roy, Jack Adkisson. Ruby King, Opal Henson, Martha Ann Barnes, Ann Blackwell and Mary Paul Barnes. Army Bakers Kise al 4 A. M. BURLINGTON, Vt. (UP) —Furnishing bread for the U. S. army is no joke. -Eight bakers arise here at 4 A. M. daily to begin baking the 2,700 loaves of bread con- s aimed each day by the men at Fort Ethan Allen. ^•••••••••^^•••••CHMMM^VWVl^^MMHBIPVMVCCTMtW** 11 r / Bargain" Matinees Every Day Except Saturday & SsTiday. Show Every Night 7:00 Box Office opens G:45 Continuous Shows Sat. and Stm Listen to KLGN 9:00 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Tuesday Bargain Night SAN-O 'ANN'BPNNE' ROBERT PAIGE Read Courier News want ads. lalicious mischief. A charge of forgery and uttering gainst Virgil Killibrew resulted i his being held to Circuit Court fter entering a plea of guilty. A charge' of burglary and grand arceny against Cutter Ashabranner esulted in his being held to Cir- uit Court with bond set at $1000. Disturbing the peace charges re- ulted in these cases: J. C. Pruitt, ined $10; Gerald Mays. $10 on guilty plea; J. P. Harmon. $10 on guilty plea; Elmer Bailey, forfeited bond of $12.75: Gloria Dray ton. ined S10, suspended; Raymond :ole. fined $10 with appeal granted and bond set at S75; Clarence Askew, fined $10 guilty plea; Bessie Gunter. forfeited $20.25 bond; James Willchance, .forfeited $20.25 bond: a Mrs. Muliins. forfeited S20.25 bond. Reckless driving charges were placed against Jesse King, who for- eited $27.75 bond; E. H. Schultz, ined $25 on guilty ~ plea; Johnny West, fined $25 and appeal granted with bond set at $100; Floyd-Philips, fined $25 on guilty plea; Roosevelt Crensh-aw. forfeited $35.25 bond; Jim Dildine, forfeited $25 bond; Brice Oliver, fined $25 on uilty plea. Leaving the scene of an accident was the charge placed against Talmadge Roark, who was fined $50 Admission Always llc-23c Phone 42 Box office opens 7; show starts 7:30 TUESDAY DIME NITE—All Tickets lie (Tax Inc.) Lovely as a Jungle Orchid . . DEADLY AS A TIGRESS 'SINGAPORE Mast WOMEN of MIDDLE 52 yrs old Suffer Distress At This Time- If this period in a woman's life makes you cranky, nervous, blue at times, surfer weakness, dizziness, hot flashes, distress of "irregularities"Try Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound—made especially /or icomeri— famous for helping relieve distress due to this functional disturbance. Taken reguIarly-Pinkham's Compound h^lps build up resistance against annoying symptoms due to this cause. Thousands upon thousands of women report benefit! Follow label 'directions. Worth trying! " - Brcnda Marshall, David Bruce Also Comedy * D.ON DOUJ5MS. ;_ ^ .-• .»?v^-.'Tir ., , A UNIVERSAL PICTURE Also Selected Short Subjects Wednesday & Thursday WEDNESDAY Gary Cooper & Jean Arthur in— 'The Plainsman' Comedy and News Thursday. VICTORY NITK A Defense Bond "With all my heart T slill love the man I killed . . ." BETTE DAVIS in 'THE LETTER' with Herbert Marshal], James Stcphmson. Shorts and News Paramount News & Comedy ROXY Bargain Night Every Night Saturday. Show Every Night 7:00 Box Office Opens 6:45 Continuous Shows Sat. A Son. Tuesday & Wednesday

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