The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 28, 1942 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 28, 1942
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VAC* tiro BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 1942 C ^-* i If* i r * Social* Calendar WEDNESDAYS EVENTS John 'jp. MfcHahey entertaining- 1 Tuesday Contract club. Mrs.-RfrsseU Fair having Delta Contract Club, Town -and Country Club meeting with Mrs, G. G, Caudill. -Mrs. Charles "''Langston entertaining ADC Bride Club. THURSDAY'S. EVENTS Mrs. Welch -Foster entertaining Triple Table Club. Mrs. Ross Hughes having Thursday Luncheon Club. Thursday Contract Club 'meeting with Mrs. XX W. McCutchen. Mrs. J. J. Ccokstori entertaining Thursday "Bridge Club. •Mrs; ; = M.. p. • Usrey entertaining Mid-Week: Bridge'Club. '•'• FRIDAY'S EVENTS Executive Board, Woman's Missionary-Union. First Baptist Church, having ; i "O'clock, luncheon at home oT Mrs. 6. M! Morgan. ; Elmwood Cenie.tery Association .ha'vihg ; luncheon meeting at -home 61 Mrs. Otto Bradberry. Miss Patty June Davis entertaining Gee-Que Club. Airs. J. D. Smith entertaining C. B. C. Club. •Ladies' 'Bible Class, First Methodist Church, meeting with Mrs. Wyatt Henley, 7:30 o'clock. SATURDAY'S EVE.NTTS Mrs. R. L. Houck of Luxor a and Miss Letitla Neal entertaining American Association of University Women, 2:30 o'clock, at home of Mrs. James Hill Jr. Miss Baughman Marries .The wedding of Miss Frances Baughman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William R. Baughman, and Ray Holley of Haysville, La., was solemnized Saturday afternoon. 'Justice" of the ; Peace T. L. Cas- sidj r '. read 'the "ceremony at his home. - s Miss Ruth" Taylor attended the bride as maid "of honor and Guy Chaunell -Of Holland, Mo., was Mr. Holley's. best man. The: - iniae wore -a blue crepe dress r with white trim. Her accessories were in beige. Miss Taylor's costume was also in blue and white. ,-,,: : .,, • '•••• _ ^ Holley is' a ^student at Im- iiacuate Conception School. Mr. Holley, who completed , high school at Haysville, is now stationed at Jefferson -Barracks for service with the /.Army.' he receives his furlough oi- May 15, he^and his bride will leave oti a. delayed wedding trip to; Mexico/ ' '•-'•" ''•' " v : ' ' :." : '.'•'"• ..-•'••' » Bonnie Smart Is Bride . Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Smart, of New Liberty, announce the marriage of tlieir, daughter^ Miss . Bonnie.,. May, Sfhart, aiidh Lucius Lendennie, son o£^;Mrs^Essie ^'Lendennie, of that :•• community. . :3?.he , wedding : was . solemnized Sujiday night at 10:30 o'clock at ' t%h6me of the Rev. W. C. Tharpe, [ pastor of New Liberty Church. I •' • Attendants" were Miss Reva Del Miss Borum Announces Plans For May Wedding .Miss Mary Elizabeth Borum, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Peyton Borum, today announced plans' for her wedding to Philip Spencer Alexander, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Martin Wright Alexander. The wedding will take place Thursday afternoon, May 7, at 5 o'clock at First Presbyterian Church. The Rev. James A. Overholser, pastor, will read the service. The bride-elect's father will give her in marriage. She is to be attended by Miss Frances Little as maid of honor and Mrs. Betty McCutchen Scanlon as bridesmaid. John Alexander of Ridgely, Tenn., will be his brother's best man. Ushers will be Roland Bishop, Bernard Jaggers and John McDowell. Nuptial music is to be given by Mrs. F. B. Joyner, organist, and Ross Stevens, baritone. •• Following the wedding there will be a reception at the Borum home, 1022 Holly Street, for members of the family and out of town guests. A number of parties are being planned for Miss Borum and her fiance before and after the wedding until Mr. Alexander* leaves May 20 for service with the United States Army. The first of these affairs will bo a dessert bridge tomorrow afternoon at which Mrs. G. E. Keck and Mrs. Henry Humphreys will entertain at 1:30 o'clock at the Keck home. There will be 24 guests. Wednesday night, Mrs. Meyer Graber and Mrs. V. O. Miller will entertain 20 guests for a bridge party at the Graber home. Mrs. W. J. Pollard will be hostess to 16 guests for a bridge party Thursday night at her home, Green Acres. A formal tea will be given by Mrs. Samuel F. Norris from 4 until 6 o'clock Friday afternoon at the Hotel Noble. On Saturday night, the maid of •honor and her sister, Miss Virginia Little, will have a buffet supper at their home. A few couples will be entertained Sunday morning for breakfast at the Knvanaugh Francis home. Monday has been .selected by Mrs. P. Don Smith as the date for her afternoon bridge party. On Tuesday, May 5, Mrs. Geraldine Matthews Greene, aunt of the bride-elect, and Mrs. John F. Lcnti will entertain with an affair at the Lents home. The rehearsal party is to be Saved—One Yard CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOR HAS 1'ICNIC AT PARK Members of Christian Endeavor, First Presbyterian Church, had a picnic at Walker Park [Sunday night. Ten members were present. Max Harrison was in charge of the program. Taking part on the program were Bill Smith, Gail Eich, Lots Elch and Mason Day. Iced drinks and sandwiches were served after the program was pre- BJP.W. President Appoints Chairmen Committee chairmen for the mw year were named last night by Mrs. F. E. Fox following her installation as president of the Business and Professional Woman's Club at a dinner meeting at the Rustic Inn. Clara Ruble conducted the candlelight installation ceremony. As each new official was in- Bite of News Meetly Pewonal Mrs. LaGronne Whittle and Mrs. Hilton Stephenson spent yesterday Lloyd and Jesse; Eubanks. The bride, wore a" brown and white • suit: with -.matching acoesso- rie|; Her cbrsa'ga was of'gardenias. Mrs. Lendennie has" been attend- ing-Burctette school. Mr. Lendennie is connected with th« Whittle and ualdwelV store at New Liberty where he and his bride will make their home-with his mother. :' CARD OF THANKS £=.• We wish to thank our friends j and Rev. Thacker for the kindness -j shown in the long illness and \ death of our mother, Mrs. Sara E. : ;j Boliiv May God bless every one }•• of you. -I - '•••, The Family. For Original Beauty Creations —~ — Phone 2592 Caldwell Beauty Shop First Nation*] Bank Building This dress is right in line with Uncle Sum's war-economy style program. Instead of the pre-war average cf 2li yards of 36-inch material, it uses only 2v. yards. It's light blue shantung, has butterfly sleeves and cross-over skirt which eliminates metal fasteners and provides free movement within narrow skirt sweep. One button closes it at the waistline. Designed by Mary Lewis, the frock was shown tit a recent rolling fashion shew on the Florida Special. in Memphis where Mrs. Stephenson j consulted a specialist. Mrs. B. F. Potter returned last night from Pine Bluff where she had .spent two weeks with her sister, Mrs. D. T. Bledsoe, and family. She was met in Memphis by her daughters, Mrs. Eddie B. David, Mrs. Dick Potter, Mrs. Frank Whitworth' and Mrs. G. U. Matthews. Mr. and Mrs. F. Simon spent yesterday in Memphis with their son, Tom, who is in McLemore Clinic there. Lieut. Max Hutchins, who is now an instructor at Randolph Field, Texas, visited friends in this city yesterday. He was to leave today to return to his station after a brief visit with his parents, Dr. and Mrs. W. P. Hutchins, at Manila. His sister, Mrs. W. E. Armstrong, of Hot Springs, accompanied h i m to Manila. Mrs. Lloyd Hixon and son, Donald Joe, of Norfolk, Va., returned home Sunday after having visited her sister, Mrs. Tony Clements, here for a week. stalled she lighted her candle from the club candle. Besides Mrs. Fox, other officers installed last night were: Miss lone George, first vice president; Miss Louise Simon, second vice president; Mrs. Carl "Lay, recording secretary; Miss Marie Harnish, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Erwhr Jones, treasurer; Miss Clara Ruble, parliamentarian. Committee chairmen are: Mrs. Wava Chandler, public affairs; Miss Rilble, international relations; Mrs. J. G. Barnes, legislation; Miss (Mary Porter, program chairman; 1 Mrs. J. L. Newsom, membership i and emblem; Miss Christina Drum> mond, U'mance; Miss Cora Leq ' Coleman, education; Mrs. Norman Bunch, health; Mrs. Tom Halter, publications; Miss Viola Browne, publicity; Mrs. Carl Lay, sunshine; Mrs. O. S. Rollison, scrapbook. Tiie service was concluded with the entire group repeating the club pledge und the emblem benediction. Farm in Family 155 Years LYMAiN, Me. (UP)—After being owned by one family since 1777, the Homestead Farm has been sold to J. C. Penney Employes Are Given Fish Dinner Paul Pryor, manager of the local J. C. Penney Store, and Mrs. Pryor entertained the store employes and their wives, husbands ; or dates, for a fish dinner at the Woman's Club Friday night. . There were 31 present for the dinner which was followed by group singing and dancing. Both Mr. Pryor and Bill Boyd, assistant manager of the store, spoke to the group on the Wai- Bond sales campaign which has now opened and urged that each do his part in making the county drive a success. Mrs. V. O. Miller assisted Mrs. Pryor in entertaining fae group. Raze Portland Landmarks For New Building Space PORTLAND, Ore. (UP)—Portland has lost one of its residential landmarks. Torn down to make room for new buildings, the 20-room mansion of the late Sen. Joseph Norton Dolph was "one of the most costly and the most handsome' in the city," according to newspapers in 1897. The house had a small electric escalator system, the fireplaces were mahogany trimmed and there were mirrors in almost every room. Senator Dolph came to Oregon in 1862 and started practicing law in 13G3. President Lincoln named his state district attorney in 18G5 ( Uranium, the chemical element, OLYMPIAD Wash. (UIP)—Olym- pia's famous "Mudflats Ark," built by William L. Greenwood, a religious eccentric who plays six musical instruments, is doomed as a victim of progres. Greenwood built the ark out of a 40-foot motor boat about 10 years ago as a refuge from the "second flood" which he predcted would hit the world in 1931. The flood failed to arrive on schedule and Greenwood painted the archaic vessel with religious quotations Now Olympia is cleaning out the shacks on its waterfront and Greenwood's ark Ls about to go. He has offered it for sale for $3CO, but wll take a good used school bus in trade. Says Lord With TJ. S. Greenwood hits received worldwide publicity on his quaint philosophy and picturesque ark. When the London Times called him up J.3-WAY RELIEF FOR ^HEADACHE an outsider by Mrs. Miuide Noson, is named for 'the plane Uranus. • Capudine acts fast because it's liquid—nothing to dissolve—r.o delay. <U y. ca «' use proves its re- lijbili 'y. Use only as di- fccted. lOc, 30c, 60c. Al druggists. given by Mrs. Scanlon Wednesday jriight.- May G, at the Hotel Noble. : v Following their return from a short wedding trip, Miss Elizabeth Ann Wilson will entertain 28 guests for a bridge parly at her home. Others who will entertain but have not yet announced their dates, are Mrs. R. B. Stout, Miss Mildred Lou Hubbard, Miss Jane Branson, Mrs. M. O. Usrey and Mrs. Robert A. Porter. * * <• DiSTRtBLtE MATERIAL FOR RED CROSS SEWING. Material for Red Cross sewing was distributed to members of the Woman's Missionary Union Circles cf the First Baptist Church, who met yesterday in the homes of va- ribus members. Mrs. Herbert Graham was hostess to nine members of the Edith Allen Circle for a meeting at the home of Mrs. W. W. Watson. Mrs. W. E. Buchanan gave the devotional from the fifth chapter of John nfid -ivii's. Sijeiuurrii; Brewer taught the mission lesson. Prayers were. offered by Mrs. C. E. Edds and Mrs. Walter 'Bishop. Seven members of Wilmer Bucy Circle ana one visitor. Mrs. Harry Bogan. met with Mrs. Jesse Seaman. Mrs. H, K. Brooks taught the mission lesson. The meeting was opened with prayer by the hostess and closed with prayer by Mrs. Quincey Alexander. Mrs. Louis Proctor became a new member of the Ruth Waldon Cir- cle which met with Miss Cordelia Wilhite. Nine members and one visitor, Miss Josephine Wilhite, were present. The • devotional from the ,43rd chapter of Isaiah was given by Mrs. Everett Renegear and the mission lesson was taught by Mrs. Alvin Huffman. The hostess and Mrs. Don Haley led in prayers. Mrs. Victor Stilwell gave the devotional at the meeting of Tynette Lavendar Circle which met at her home. Mrs. 'Theodore Logan taught the mission lesson after which the seven members and one visitor, Mrs. Wyse Perry, were led in prayer by'Mrs. G. J. Walker and Mrs. E. L. Hale. Mrs. T. J. Crawford and Mrs. Jimmie Sanders nre new members of Maxfield Garrett Circle which met with Mrs. R. L. Reeder. Thirteen members heard Mrs. Reeder teach the mission lesson. Mrs. Charles. Ray Newcomb and Mrs. J. H. Smart Jr., offered prayers. A letter ivom the missionary for wham the circle is named was read by Mrs. G. V. Dawcs at the meeting of the Selmer Maxville Jirclc at the Church. Miss Max- vile wrote that she is now in Calcutta, having fled there from Burma. . Mrs. C. W. Amick taught the mission lesson and Mrs. J. W. Aulen gave the devotional from {.he ninth, chapter of Luke. Mrs. Charles Newcomb and Mrs. J. P. Friend led the nine members and one new member, Mrs. A. G. Braccy. in prayer. Mrs. O. J. C has tain was . hostess for the meeting of Alice Bag- Chastain Announces New Revival Topic In keeping with the military stuation of the world, the Rev. O. J. Chastain, has announced he will speak, on " An Army Without Arms" tonight at First Baptist Church were the annual Spring revival is in progress. , For the morning service Wednesday at 10 o'clock, the Rev. Chastain has selected "Victory Through Self Denial" as his sermon tope. It will be broadcast through station KLCN. Delayed because of the Sunday program at his own church in For.t Smith, Norman Ferguson, educatonal director of First Baptist Church, arrived last night to take charge of the song and praise services for the meeting If lLl'l»ll IJ long distance several years ago, it marked the high spot of his life. Today Greenwood Ives on a $30 old age pension from the state of Washington and entertains visitor's to his ark by playing on his battered, wheezy organ or playing, after a fashion, on his dented cornet. He recently mounted some fake cannons on the* ark to call attention of the populace to the battle of Amageddon, which he says Ms to be fought any day now. Greenwood mixes his religious fervor with an active interest in the World War and predicts that the United States will defeat Germany because "the Lord is on our side." Antique Bike in Good Shape KENlNEBtTNK, Me. (UP)—To case her husband's worries over the automobile tire shortage, Mrs Alice Shoemaker climbed to the attic and dug out her 50-year-old bicycle, still in good condition, it cost $100 when new. * for all occasions Personalized Service THE FLOWER SHOP Phone 491 Gleiicoe Hotel Bldg. eauti/ul Karpen furniture Mr. Songs Ferguson will We Like To bring Sing" "The each PLAY SHOES "Stella" Jersey Cream Moccasin aa-fc$4.00 BELLE (similar in White Linen by Smith Circle. Six members heard Mrs. Raymond Schmuok give the devotional from the 53rd Psalm and Mrs. M. C. Outlaw teach the mission lesson. Prayers were offered bv Mrs. Chastain and Mrs. E. F. Blomeyer. • * * VIRGINIA ECHOLS WINS SCAKRITT SCHOLARSHIP Miss Virginia Echols. secretary and young people's worker in First Methodist Church, has received the Mary Neal scholarship to Scarritt College. Nashville. Tenn., according to reports given yesterday by dele-' gates from ths First Methodist Woman's Society of Christian Service to the annual North Arkansas W. S. C. S. conference at Batesville last week. Mrs. W. F. Brewer and Mrs. S. B. Wilford. the drlcgtacs. made their report yesterday at a meeting of the local Society. Theme of the conference, they stated, was "The Light Still Shines in A Darkened World." The conference voted to give the scholarship for a year to Miss Echols. Mrs. A. O. Hudson gave the devotional and Mrs. Brews r presided over a brief business session. » * • DELEGATE REPORTS ON DISTRICT CONFERENCE A report on ths North Arkansas District Conference of the Methodist Woman's Society of Christian Service held last week in Batesville was made yesterday afternoon by Mrs. Iverson Morris at the meeting of the Lake Street W. S. C. S. from which she was a delegate. At yesterday's meeting, a spiritual life program was given. 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