The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 17, 1942 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 17, 1942
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TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY. APRIL 17, 1942 Social Calendar SATURDAY'S- EVENTS Murray Smart and Mrs. Lloyd *SUclanoh entertaining Chapter Jf, P. E.'O. Sisterhood, l o'clock at Smart home. Mrs. Stover To Entertain Mrs. W. TV Stover, of Morrilton, •wife of the presideni of the Arkansas Junior.^ Chamber of Commerce, will , /entertain, .with ,-, a , . cpca-pola party tomorrow morning at Hotel Noble. ''•*' All frives of delegates at the state convention now in progress here and of local Jaycee members will be her guests for the informal party at 9 o'clock. She -is-" president' of the Jaycee Auxiliary of ' Morrilton. ,.,*'*'. Entertain Miss Miss Rena Wilson , of Sanoval, III., is being 'entertained. at several informal affairs • during. . her visit here with Mr. and ' Mrs. Yemen Thoma'sspn. ..", . •' ' Her hostess entertained 15 guests for a coca-cola party Thursday morriing in her. honor. Mrs. Prank Wilks. of Caruthersville, was an out of- :tswn : guest. . Spring flowers decorated Thomasson home. Cokes and can^ apes were served. . On Saturday, Mrs. Thomasson and Miss Wilson will accompany Mrs. C. H. King of Sikeston, Mo., .to^Memphis. to see Helen Hayes' perfcrmance in "Candle in the Wind" at Ellis Auditorium. They also plan to have dinner at .Jhe Hotel Peabody before returning. '*'"*" - " : , . • ,£.-•'•'. * * ' ' • IS. TRIMUES ARE PARENTS OF DAUGHTER. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Trimue are the- parents of 'a daughter born yesterday. The baby; who weigh- ecl-hiine pounds, has been named Nancy Virginia. the III Bargain Matinees ieveiy • Dft? Ex '' )Show Every Nifht 7:00 v Box Office opens 6:45 uons Shows Sat. and Listen to KLQI a.m., 12:45 PJU.," "4:30 S«fe Steele Girl Marries Mrs. Hattie Rutiedge of Steele, M£., announces the marriage of her daughter, Huael Jo. also of that city, to L-eon Burns of Sum ter, S. C., who formerly made his home here, The wedding was solemnized April 4- at the Methodist Church in '"Suniter by the Rev. Wallace O. Gleaton, pastor. Attending tl\e couple were Miss Kathelene Anderson of Denmark, S. C., Charles William- Francis of Bluefield, W. Va., and Mack Orwell Cbker of Sumter. The bride is a member of the 1942 senior class of Steele High school. She is expects to return to fiteele to complete her school work for this year. •Mi\ Burns, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Burns, of this city, was in the Air Sheet Metal Repair Corps of the ca?np at Sumter. Before being called for'army service, he was employed by the Franklin Press.- • • • BRIDGE CLUB MEETS WITH MRS. 8T1LWELL. Members of the Double Four Bridge Club and three guests met at the home of Mrs. Victor Stilwell yesterday afternoon for their weekly bridge game. Guests were Mrs. Bernard Jaggers, Mrs. Elwood Scott and Mrs. Guy ?,odgers. Strawberry shortcake- was serv- d after the games. Mrs. Theodore x)gan was high and Mrs. Ed Cook, econd high scorer. • * * IRS. SCRAPE IS OSTESS TO CLUB. Mrs. Otto Scrape was hostess to nembers of the Triple Table Club nd two guests, Mrs. Welch Poser and Mrs. R. Weidman, for a arty at her home yesterday af- ernopn. Prizes went to Mrs. "Bud" Heney for high, Mrs. Ed Smith for econd high and Mrs. William jambert for club award. Home made ice cream and cake •ere served with iced drinks at he conclusion of the games. • • • MRS. JOYNER WAS CLUB PARTY. Apple blossoms were used on he small luncheon tables at which Mrs. F. B. Joyner served ier guests yesterday when she ad the Thursday Contract Club arty at her home. Flaying with the club members were Mrs. E. B. Woodson, Mrs. Russell Farr and Mrs. George D. ollock! In the games which followed Her Hat's An—Echo $ Friday Cfa YOU WHITE SREENSCIIEMITEUU Cartoon. & Comedy. "- Saturday jJOE'SA«W.TOTIN'FObLI itickfn' gun-Win'-bandits in a rodeo of roan! unch, the Woodson. prize went to Mrs. ENTERTAINS CLUB AND THREE GUESTS, i^:' Mrs. Charles L. Wylie entertained .members of the Delta Contract Club and three .guests, Mrs. B. A. .ynch, Mrs. J. Louis Cherry arid ROXY Nlfht Every Night Excep Satwday. Show Evtry Niyht 7:00 Box Office Opens U:45 Continuous Shows Sat. & Sun. Last Times Tonight NEW Thrills! NEW Terror! SHAVINGS Affair At Church Will Open District. Intermediate Week End Retreat "Fly High'; will be the thpme of the banquet at First Methodist Church tonight at 0 'o'clock at the opening of the District Intermediate Week End Retreat. More than 100 delegates from 26 cities in Crai^head. Mississippi and counties are expected By Marfwet Sfurcr •f the Conner New* Staff With all Blytheville today saluting the Arkansas Jaycees which are convening here, we've just gotten into the salutingest spirit you ever heard of. In addition to saluting the Junior Chamber of Commerce members, we want to salute a Bltheville girl who's blazing a new trail, all the boys in the Army and every body else who comes to our mind. We're in the spirit! Aguinoldo Today Mainbocher designed this gray flannel coat with black braid in striking lines. The war-smart costume illustrates an important point made by Mainbocher for Spring and Summer 1942. Instead of a hnt, an "echo" is worn in the hair. The ;ne shown is a bow of the same braid that trims the coat. Mrs. Robert A. Porter, for a party at her home Wednesday afternoon. Tulips and irises decorated the Wylie home for the affair. A salad plate was served after the games. Mrs. Loy Welch received high prize among the club members and Mrs. Cherry among the guesLs. * • • SENIOR, JiTU GIVES PICNIC Members of the Senior No. One Baptist Training Union of First Baptist church had a picnic last night at Walker Park. After supper, the 22 members returned to the church where they played games. Carllynn Hood is president of the Union and J. P. Friend is director of the Young People's department. Crittenclen to attend. The Rev. S. B. Wilford, pastor of First Methodist Church, will serve as master of ceremonies at the banquet. Others taking part on the program will be Marilynn Hindman, Ann Deen. Maxine Harris, Ancil Reed. Amy Ruth Morris, Miss Virginia Echols, and Mrs. Ralph Berryman. Following- the banquet the first, class session will be held undei* the leadership of the Rev. Ira A. Brumley, Con way; Miss Lucille Adams, Jone.sboro; the Rev. E>o;n- aghey Duran. Luxora; and the Rev. J. S. Upton, Osceola. Recreation will be directed by Mrs. C. B. Nelson. Jonesboro. The worship .service tonight will be in charge of Miss Adams. Closing tap.s will be played by Jere Reid. Tomorrow's schedule will begin ,\vith a worship service directed by Mrs. D. G. Hindman, conference director of spiritual life in the Woman's Society of Christian Service. Included in the morning schedule will be a class session, recreation, and a group discussion led by the Rev. Robert Bearclen. Walnut Ridge. The afternoon session will begin with an Interest Period, during which time the intermediates will splatter paint, work with wood, and participate in other handicraft work. Ai 5 o'clock the group will go to the city park fcr a wiener roust, recreation, and a campfire worship service. The closing event of tomorrow's schedule will be a one-act play at the church given by the senior league. The Retreat will close Sunday afr ternoon. A .salute .to Mrs. John James Bunting, the former KatherinQ Denton, who so far as we know is the first Blytheville girl to invade the industrial world as a part of the defense program. When Miss Denton became Mrs Bunting, she gave up her advertising position, but after Dr. Bunting was sent across, she immediately .sought a position where she could feel she was contributing to a United Nations victory. She's now technical assistant in the engineering department of the Wright Airplane factory, Clifton N. J. After endless quizzing, measuring and finger printing, she received the job. She writes that now she feels she is helping the cause while Di-. Bunting writes that he is somewhere in the Pacific gathering coral for a necklace and bracelet. And a salute to the poets on Parrls Island. Newell Brigham and Newly received picture shows Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo, longtime Filipino rebel now reported collaborating with the Japs, as he looks today. Aviation Cadet Gene Hargett of •Maxwell Field, Ala., because he writes his appreciation for the. coU umn, "Shavings" which he says is especially interesting when there is news of the 'boys in the service. He ran into Stanfill Cutchin tho other day on the Post. Cutch, a former junior high school coach Women Will Meet To Discuss Class All women who are interested in the reorganization of the physical education classes here are asked to attend tonight's meeting at the high school gymnasium in the stadium at which definite plans will be formulated. A minimum requirement of 30 members is heressary before the classes can begin, but it is believed that the numbr will grsatly exceed that. Mrs. E. M. McCall. who has act- rd as chairman of the project, today reminded those interested that UK: classes will be free. The only requisites are that ths members have a gym suit and shoes. The meeting will be at 7:30 o'clock. It' there are women, who desire to take the class but are unable to attend the session, they are asked to notify Mrs. McCall or send their names by some one who is planning to attend. Th2 date on which the classes will be conducted has not yet been decided, but a vole taken tonight. Mrs. Edith Stephan To Present Students Mrs. Edith Stephan will present her pupils in a piano and violin recital Sunday afternoon at 5 o'clock at the Woman's Club. The program of violin and piano solos and duets will be concluded with numbers by a string ensemble. The program i'ji open tc\ any one who wishes to attend, ac-cording to Mrs. Stephan. Students who will appear on the program are; Mary Frances Gaines, Joe and Tom Walls, Nancy Partlow, Billie Louise. Gaines, AJlen 'Berry, Barbara Monaghan, Martha G lissom, Olga Johnsen, Ktharine 'Hudson, Joyce Walls, Amy Ruth Morris, Nancy McGill and Mrs. C. R. Wroten. The clove tree is a native of the Molucca Islands and is - cultivated extensively in the tropics. Montreal will celebrate cnitenary this year. its ter- Read.Courier News want ads. MIDDLE-AGE WOMEN HEED THIS ADVICE!! If you're cross, restless, suffer hot flashes, nervous feelings, dizziness- caused by this period in a woman's life— try Lydia E. Pinkliam's Vegetable Compound. Made especially for women. Thousands upon thousands helped. Follow label directions. WORTH TEYING 1 his tentmates at New River, N. C.' here, is making final Bits of News Mostly Per-sqnal GOVERNOR CITES STATE'S EFFORTS (Continued from page 1) in addition the people of the state ar:? buying in excess of $5,000,000 worth of war.. .defense bonds monthly. -•• • -••'-• • Furnishing Manpower Also The most important contribution, according to the Governor are the young men who are being sent to combat duty in far-flung outposts. He also paid tribute to Gsneral Douglas MacArthur. one of Arkansas' greatest heroes. • Closing excerpts from his speech fellow: "I want to emphasize at this time that we will not make made up the following poem which they 'Sent to us for publication in our column: You can have your Army Khaki, You can have your 'Navy Blue, But there is still another fighter I will introduce to you. His uniform is different The 'best you've ever seen The Huns—foey call him ."devil cloy", , But his real name is Marine. He has set many a table And many a dish he has dried. He also learned to make a bed, A broom he sure can guide. He has peeled a million onions And twice as many spuds, And he spends his spare time In washing up his duds. Now, girls, just take a little tip I'm handing it to you— Just grab yourself a good. Marine For there is nothing he can't do. He is trained at Parris Island t The land that God forgot, Where the sand is 14 inches deep And the sun is scorching hot. And when he gets to Heaven To St. Peter he will tell, "Another Marine reporting, Sir, I've served my time in Hell." arrangements for a position on the staff of physical directors. Gene is now completing the last half of his preflight training and expecrs to move to a primary flight school somewhere within the next few weeks. And we mustn't, forget a salute .to .Corp. Colin Douglas, son... of, Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Douglas, who is And to all other boys in tho armed forces, a very special salute —Pvt. James O. Guard, who was drafted from here a few weeks back, is now in the' technical end of the Air Corps at Jefferson Baa-racks....Hubert Haaga, who with his family moved from here, to s several years ago, is with the Navy stationed at Honolulu Charles' Hall, also a former Blytheville boy, has written* his mother, Mrs. Terrell Emerson Hall of Hernando, Miss., from Australia that "everything is O. K these Australians sure are fine to the American soldiers". He's a private in the signal corps.... .Roy Harper, of Caurthersville, whose wife is here with her mother, Mrs. A. M. Butt, for the duration has arrived in Australia, according to a cable- received here by Mrs. Harper •Lieut. R. E. Igleheart, who until called into service a few weeks ago was manager of the local Kress * ?*&* s Left To'Get Values Like These! now attached with rank of tech- to 'Meterological Observation Bat- nical sergeant section. Second ter at Camp Bowie, Texas, for training until August when he will be sent to organize a new observation section. Then he will have the rank of Chief of For the height in nonchalance we store, has been transferred from Camp Wallace, Texas to Camp Callan, San Diego (incidentally his wife writes from Gadsden; Ala., where she is living with her family for her friends in Blytheville to .start doing something so she can read about it Ssctionj, j n the paper)... .'clevis Smart, son of Mi-, and Mrs. A. J. Samart, the mistake made by the Allied j offer Colin's remark to the Ad- Mortm • Directed by CNA«lES IARTON • ,* ;fax ROBERT SPARKS • A COLUMBIA flCWK F Comedy & Serial "Holt of Secret Service." Continuous Showing. Sunday & Monday AMerry Whirl Of Love Laughs! .A ChoH«i K. fcldmon Gr»v» . Paramount" News Symphony How ««PUy.W. Scott O^og CWgm.1 &«y, gi Directed by ERIE C KENTON Hroduced by GEORGE' WAGGNER A UNIVERSAL PICTURE Selected Shorts. Saturday The Gay CalalJero A J0»h Century-fox Ptclur* Mrs. Charles Langs ton and son, Charlie, retunu-rt last night from Louisville, Ky.. where they visited Mrs. Langston'.s parents. Mr. and Mrs. N. p. Dsike.s. While away, they also visited relatives in Bowling Green and Central City. Ky. Mrs. John W. Meyer, of Wilson, was the Wednesday night guest of Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Engier. Mrs. M. Fitzsimmons will go to Memphis today to be with Mr. Fitzsimmcns who is at Baptist Hospital for treatment. He is getting along nicely. Mrs. Fitzsimmons came homo last night after having spent yesterday there witn him. Mrs. Jamo.s Hill Jr.. and Mrs. F. L. Engier will spend the week end in Memphis. They are going down especially to see Helen Hayes in the play. "Caudle In the Wind" at Ellis Auditorium. Mary Frances Nunn will go to Jone.sboro today to spend the week end with Caroline Crcnshaw. Dr. and Mrs. Matt Ellis of Ar- kadclphia are t.he guests of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Pryor and Mrs. Charles L. Wylie. They came over especially for the Arkansas Convention of the Junior Chamber of ommcrce which Dr. Ellis, president of Henderson State Teachers College, addressed at the luncheon session. Nations in the last World War, and permit the German army to surrender the moment we set foot on German soil. ' "Japan must be repaic! in kind for her treachery at Pearl Harbor and Tialy for knifing France in the back when her kmes were on the ground. Course Is Charted "Our course of action has been charted for us by our boys at Bataan where they went to their last deep sUep...Let us now re- jutant General at Fort Sill Okla., where he was iormerly stationed. Colin made 150 on an Army I. Q. test at Fort Sill, which is thq highest grade that can be made and at the time he was transferred, he was the only une who had made it. The Adputant General in commenting on his excellent mark, teasingly asked If that were the best he could do. To which Colin replied, "Ch, I just had an off day." The first one doesn't have a has- been promoted to the rank of sergeant at Morrow Field, San Bernardino, Calif. He went into training July 15, 1941 Willard G. Peyton, formerly of here, is among Memphis and MidSouth boys in the Army who have been sent to Fort Knox, Ky., to take a 12-week course at the Armored Force Training School. The college students can not go without a salute. Harold Lloyd of the University of solve to carry this fight through j chance department: Colin though to its ultimate victory, no matter j he was pretty lucky when he- got Also Cartoon & Serial "The Sea Raiders." - Continuous Showing. Sunday & Monday GAY COMEDY-ROMANCE? *itk a ffa-ya galaxy. •cr*«a and radic ? " KfclLY ALVINOREYari bis Orctastra airi THE KING SISTERS - Oif9c1ed bv A ' ploy by Mom. 8rkt., Fox News & Comedy, At The Hospitals Walls Hospital Billy Lee SUnvart.. Holland, Mo., admitted. Joan Keillor, city, dismissed. Joe Nccclham. city, dismissed. Mrs. H. Marlor. Dell, dismissed. Memphis St. Joseph's Hospital Ben Roberts. Caruthersville. Mo., admitted. Memphis Baptist Hospital Russell W. Wells. Etowah, admitted. C. Y. Green. Armorel, admitted. how bitter, or how long it may be." Ninety delegates are here for the convention from the following club-s: Berry ville. Blytheville, El Dcrado. Fayetteville. Harrison, Hot Springs. Little Rock, Morrilton, Marked Tree. Oscoela, Pine Bluff, Rogers. Springdale and Texarkana. Remainder of the convention program for today anr 1 tomorrow is as follows: this afternoon, 2-5 o'clock, war conference; 2 o'clock, ladies' matinee; 5 o'clock, cocktail hour; 9 o'clock, cabaret dance. Saturday: 8-9 o'clock, state and local officers' breakfast: 9-12 o'clock, delegate assembly; 12 o'clock, luncheon; 1 o'clock, ladies' bridge luncheon: 2-r> o'clock, post war planning conference, election of officers; host cily resolutions; 7-10 o'clock, convention banquet; 10 o'clock, dance. Shows at Home For Original Beauty Creations Phone 2592 Caldweli Beauty Shop First National Bank Building a free dinner at one of Dallas' best hotels because the waiter had ai brother in the Army. Upon reporting his good fortune to two oE his buddies, he was met with a story—and what a story. When the two boys were furloughing in Dallas, they accepted a dinner invitation to a private citizen's "little cottage" which turned out to be an 83 room castle and were escorted there in a block long Packard. Their host, an oil magnate, was a bij game hunter and traveler, but only he and his wife occupied the home as all their children were grown. He invited the boys to come back and btmk there anytime they wanted to. COlin reports that their awe at the mansion must have been terrific a.s both boys hail from Apple- hill, Ark., west of Fayetteville j Fayetteville. has been chosen on the dance committee for the annual Agri Day ---- and Hildred Bunch at the same school, has been named on the soil conservation committee for the celebration April 24 ..... Vera Goodrich has been elected intra-mural manager of the Woman's Athletic Asso:ia- tion for next year at Hendrix; College. Conway ____ Bob Douglas. U. of A. student, has been made a corpora! in tlte R. O. T. C., a promotion usually reserved for sophomore students. He's the second Blytheville boy to be thus honored. Dick White having also been promoted ____ In the high school division. Bill ly Fain Sheddan, Osceola student. has been named secretary-trea- isurer of the MJ.ssissippi 'Valley 'Press Association for the coming year. And in the same vein-we'd like to be able to salute Blytheville people some day for just such hospitality. The above Is a sample o£ what local people can do for men in the Armed forces when the Air Base is established here. •Natrally we can't help saluting The Thames, the Rhine, and the Elbe once were tributaries of a single, mighty river. Bandmar. Artie Shaw and surprise bride Betty Kern, daughter of the composer, listen to a few recordings at their Beverly Hills home. Attention, Jaycees We have made special arrangements to furnish Corsages and Hair-Do Flowers for the dances tonight and Saturday night. LET ITS HAVE YOUR ORDER EARLY PHONE WE DEUVER! HEATON'S HOME OF FLOWERS Greenhouses and Flower Shop 200 Davis Avenue RANGE SET 3-pc. set. Sail and Pepper Shaker with Prip container. 19c Casserole Fire King Ware. Utility cover can be used lor pie plate. l'/ 2 . quart. Waste Basket Oval shape, 12 J /s" deep with attractive tapered sides. 39c G/oss Whatnot Shelf Crystal ahelves supported with cadmium uprights. 98; Stand Garden Hoe 6Vz" natural finish 69c Stand By Spading Fork Sturdy D handle. 89c SfcncJ By Garden Rake 14 tooth, 5-H. handle. 79c Lawn Carl Large 10" rubber tires. Strong, durable. cart. 20" wide. $489 Grass Seed Rapid growing. Full 5-lb. package. Gr's Shears Bust resitting, special alloy iteel for long wear. 79c Garden Set Three hand garden tools—trowel, trani- plan'er and weeder. Set TOM LITTLE HARDWARE COMPANY ''The Complete Hardware Store" 126 W. Main " Phone 515

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