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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 13, 1942
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 1942 BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Social Calendar THURSDAY'S EVENTS Mrs. Ed Cook entertaining Double Four Bridge Club. Town and Country Club meeting with Mrs. C. C. Langston. Mrs. Sam Sikes having Triple Table Club. Mrs. John F. Lenti entertaining Thursday Contract Club. Mrs. i?. B. Jarrett entertaining Ora club, 1 o'clock, in honor of Mrs. W. S. Langdon. Prosperity Club meeting 2:30 o'clock with Mrs. J. A. Saliba. Catholic Young People's Club meeting 8 o'clock at Rectory. Elliott Fletcher Chapter, United Daughters of ihe Confederacy, meeting 2:30 o'clock with Mrs. R. C. Rose. FRIDAY'S EVENTS Mrs. W. D. Godwin entertaining CBC Club. Miss Elizabeth Ann Wilson entertaining Cee-Que Club. Mrs. R. L. Reecler and Mrs. T. L. Cassidy entertaining Dorcas Sunday .School Class, First Baptist Church, 2:30 o'clock, at church. SATURDAY'S EVENTS Mrs. Elton W. Kirby and Mrs. W. L. Homer entertaining Chapter N. P. E. O. Sisterhood, 1 o'clock at Horner home. Club Has First Dance The first dance of the recently organized Hiltha Club was given last night at the American Legion Hut when Mr. and Mrs. Ira Crawford, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Bunch and Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Blackard entertained. Guests for the affair were Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Gay Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Busbee, Mitchell Saliba, Mrs. Joe Pride Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Charles psborne. Supper was served buffet style at midnight from a table decorated with peonies and roses. Fried chicken was the principal dish. Similar social affairs will be given on the second Tuesday of each month, according to plans of the group. • * • To Have Monthly Dance Mr. and Mrs. Kavanaugh Francis, Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Huffman and Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Huddleston will entertain members of the Cotillion Club tonight at the American Legion Hut. The supper dance-, which is a monthly affair of the group, will begin at 9 o'clock. * * * HONOR RECENT BRIDE WITH SURPRISE PARTY Mrs. Paul Burks, who was before Jier recent marriage Miss Ethel PDole,_was surprised at a party given last night at the home of Miss Dorothy Taylor. Guests were 20 of her friends, all employes of Rice-Stix, Inc. The rooms in which bridge was played were decorated with honeysuckle and roses. Prizes in the games went to Mrs. Burks for low score and Miss Evelyn Cole for high score. After refreshments were served, Mrs. Burks was presented a set of china. Recently Wed To Soldier Mrs. William Hugh Hudson is the former Miss Louise Dobyns, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Dobyns. She and Pvt. Hudson, of Bowman Field, Ky., were married Monday night, May 4, at First Presbyterian Church. "CHAFE-GUARD" Get cooling protection ngainsh chafe by trcattngyour lender feet to :isnothingrub with Mexican Heat Powder. Costa little. When YourSo/es and Hee/s Are Worn Down THE BEST PART of YOUR SHOES IS STILI THERE- HALTER'S QUALITY Shoe Shop 121 West Main Phone 2732 PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN MEET FOR BIBLE STUDY The four groups into which the Woman's Auxiliary, First Presbyterian Church, is divided met in their monthly sessions Monday afternoon' for iellowship, Bible study and discussion of Church activities. In all groups, the devotional and meditation was on "Tolerance" as gleaned from the gospel of Luke. The discussion topic was "The Presbyterian Church and the Negro." Mrs. T. J. Mahan's home was the place of meeting for Circle One of which Mrs. James H. Bell is chairman. Seventeen heard a program presented by Mrs. E. A. Rice, Mrs. John McGiU and Mrs. E. A. Hale. Circle Two W.LS entertained in [the home of Mrs. Jack Brooks. Mrs. Dixie Cnuvford was co- hostess to the 13 members and one visitor. Mrs. D. C. McLean, president. Mrs. W. A. Dobyns gave the Bible talk and Mrs. Leslie Hooper, the devotional. Circle Three of which Miss Emma Kate Richards is chairman met in the home of Mrs. Ross Stevens. Seven members and one visitor heard Miss Richards direct the program and business session and Mrs. C. M. Grav. the devotional. Fourteen members of the evening circle met with Mrs. L. D. Chamblin at 7:30 o'clock in her suburban home. Mrs. H. G. Wickham was co-hostess. Mrs. E. D. Spradley and Mrs. E. B 1 . Thomas were responsible for the program and plans for the clothing of underprivileged children were made. * * * . SPECIAL OFFERINGS ARE MADE BY CIRCLES Special offerings for Baptist Hospital at Little Rock were made by the various circles' of the Woman's Missionary Union. First Baptist Church, Monday afternoon. The seven circles met in the homes of members for study periods. Mrs. Raymond Sen muck was hostess to 11 members of Alice Bagby Smith Circle. Mrs. Murray Smart taught both the mission lesson and the devotional from the third chapter of Ephesians. Prayers were-offered by Mrs. M. C. Outlaw and Mrs. O. J. Chastain. Mrs. W. A. Partin and Mrs. H. T. Henderson were guests of Mrs: C. E. Wilson when she entertained 11 members of Maxfield Garrett Circle. Mrs. J. H. Smart Jr. gave the devotional from Ephesians and Mrs. R. L. Reeder conducted the mission study. Mrs. T. R. Powell and Mrs. Reeder led in prayers. Mrs. ' C. E. Parks, who has been serving Wilmer Bucy Circle as cochairman, became chairman of the group when the chairman, Mrs. J. R. Webster, moved to Marble Hill, Mo. She presided at her first meeting in the home of Mrs. W. J. Rodgers. Mrs. Jesse Seeman was elected co-chairman to succeed her. Seven members of this circle heard Mrs. H. H. Brooks teach the lesson. Mrs. C. H. Hunter opened the meeting with prayer and Mrs. Rodgers dismissed the group with prayer. Ten members of Selma Maxville Circle met with Mrs. Marvin Kenwright. Mrs. Ornal Metcalf was a visitor. The mission lesson was taught by Mrs. E. B. Woodson and the devotional from the 10th chapter of John was given by Mrs. C. E. Johnson. Prayers were offered by Mrs. Woodson and Mrs. Richard Robinson. The Ruth Walden Circle met with Mrs. G. C. Hawks to hear Mrs. O. M. Morgan give the devotional from the 103 Psalm and Mrs. J. J. Ewing teach the mission lesson. Mrs. John Buchanan and Miss Cordelia Wilhite led the nine members in prayer. Mrs. Shelburne Brewer taught the lesson and Mrs. Walter Bishop gave the devotional from the fifth chapter of Matthew at the meeting of the Edith Allen Circle at the home of Mrs. Tom W. Jackson. Mrs. T. L. Cassidy was co-hostess. Mrs. Bishop and Mrs. Herbevt Graham led the nine members in prayer. Twelve members 01 the Tynette Lavender Circle met with Mrs. E. L. Hale. The devotional from the eighth chapter of Romans was given by Mrs. C- B. Kettinger and the lesson was taught by Mrs. Theodore Logan. Opening prayer was offered by Mrs. G. C. Walker and the group was dismissed with the Lord's Prayer. • • • INSTALL MRS. WROTEN AS CIIARLEVOIX REGENT Mrs. C. R. Wroten was installed as Regent of the Charleviox Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, yesterday in a luncheon meeting at the Hotel Noble. Mrs. O. W. McCutchen and Mrs. A. M. R. Branson were hostesses. Three new members, Mrs.. Cecil Shane, Mrs. J. Louis Cherry and Mrs. S. P. Martin, were present. Also present was Miss Lanelle Smart, winner of the Good Citizenship award made annually by D. A. R., to a high school girl. She was presented her certificate. Other officers installed with Mrs. Wroten by Mrs. F. B. Joyner, parliamentarian were: Mrs. Charles Penn, vice regent; Mrs. Hiram .Wylie, secretary; Mrs. Fred Rutherford, treasurer; Mrs. James •Hunt, corresponding secretary; Mrs. J. M. Parker, historian; Miss Cordelia Wilhite, registrar. It was announced that the local chapter had been invited by the William Strong chapter to a picnic at G rider Park June 5. Plans for the boat dance which the chapter will sponsor June 1 were also discussed. A farewell talk was made by Mrs. R. C. Rose, outgoing Regent and Mrs. Wroten spoke briefly. Mrs. W. T. Oberst, the main speaker on the program, had as her subject, "The Trumpet Talk." Gladioli and pansies decorated the luncheon table. Mrs. G. G. Caudill and Miss Cordelia Wilhite will be hostesses for the June meeting. * + * WILL GIVE ANNUAL BREAKFAST TOMORROW The May Day breakfast, an an- .nual affair sponsored by the Wo|man's -Society of Christian Service, First Methodist Church, will be given tomorrow morning at the church. Contrary to ihe usual custom, the breakfast will be serred in the church rather than on the lawn. It will be served from 6:30 imtli 19:30 o'clock. Proceeds from the af- Ifair wili go into the general society !treasury to be dispensed as needed. | Special guests for the affair will be members of the Senior class who I are also members of Methodist Church, senior sponsors. Miss Luna •B. Wilhelm and Miss Elizabeth McHenry, principal of the high school, Miss Rosa M. Hardy, and superintendent ol' schools, Dr. W. D. McChirkin, and Mrs. McClurkln. Mrs. 15. A. Lynch will' be in oh urge of food and decorations are under the supervision of Circle Seven. Mrs. W. P. Brewer is president of the society. IVIKS. YATKS IS MKMKi'K OF CLUB. Mrs. Myra Yatt'.s became a member of the -1GO Club -yesterday afternoon it met at the home of Mrs. Jerry Heuni. Roses and peonies were used for decorations. Bunco went to Mrs. Lafayette May, high to Mrs. Joe McClure and low to Mrs. Herman HofVmnnn. Guests were Mrs. Tim Estcs and Mrs. Byron Nail. The hostess served a sandwich plate with iced drinks after the games. * * * MRS. MOKEIIEAD PLAYS WITH CLUIi. Mrs. Charles G. Morehead played bridge with members of the Double G Bridge Club last night when they were entertained at the home of Miss Virginia Little. Sandwiches and iced drinks PAGE FIVB Bile of News Personal Songs And Dances To Be Given By Elementary Pupils . Tomorrow Night Pupils ol' Central School will i and .school audl- 7:45 in connection with oilier aotivitios or were served .during the games. Miss Little was high and • Miss Margaret Shaver, second high scorer. » * * METHODIST SOCIETY HAS PROGRAM, SOCIAL The program rind social meeting of Woman's Society of Christian Jl/QPJ'I'/^l/ Service. First Methodist Church. *" Of /l * *>« Mr. and Mrs. Russell Barham and daughter, Wanda Leah, returned yesterday from Little Ruck where they were called Sunday because of the death- of Mrs. Barham's grandfather, J. C. Baker. Mrs. Earl Koontz of Fulton, Mo., has returned home ufler a visit here with her mother, Mrs E M ll'T^ l ! L l "° lllgh >sd ' Bryan, and family. Mrl^onU™ tomomw »'«»l motored here for her Sunday. Dr. j. A. Saliba attended a mooting of eye, ear, nose and throat specialists from Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas in Memphis last night. Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Brogdon have returned from a vacation In Water Valley and Avon, Miss. Mrs. j. R. Kirby, of Paragould, has arrived for a visit with her sons, Hurry and Elton W. Kirby, and families. Miss Vera Saliba, who has been doing graduate work at Louisiana Stale University, Baton Rouge, Is expected to arrive the latter part of the week for a two weeks' vaca- | tion with her parents, Dr. and I Mrs. J. A. Saliba, before going to ' Dallas. Texas for ' a position with the welfar? department. Morris King Thompson, formerly of here and now of Memphis, has returned home after spending a present a program ol' dances ut the musical .schools this week. The elementary school children's observance of NnMimsil Musk- VVook planned for, wn k but postponed because of tho sugar rationing program carried out through the schools was launched yesterday with a conewt at First Methodist Church by Miss Agnes Weeks, director of music at the church! The groups of numbers by the third and fourth grade .students Play Proceeds Of Senior Class Will Buy Bonds .Sojjiors o!' the city high school this year arc in tune with the times for they plan to Invest in {jovernmetu. war bonds all the proceeds from the two one act complies they are staging Friduy night at the high school auditorium. Ench year, the seniors sponsor a community .stunt night' and a play to money for a memorial to left to the .schools. This year that memorial will be an Investment in the future, war bonds. PJu;'s to be presented at 8 o'clock are "The Patched Coat" and "Oh Doctor." The first Is a modern Cinderella story showing a young girl, played by Jean Abbott, week here with Mr. and Mrs Samuel F. Norris and friends. Methodist Church, was held Monday afternoon at the church. Subject of the program led by Mrs. Han-/ Kirby was "Children of Our Church." Taking part on the program were Mrs. R. A. Nelson, Mrs. Everett, Claude Downs, a blade painter in a B. Gee. Mrs. W. A. Stickmon and' loclal propeller factory, would drop Mrs. George W. Pylcs Mrs. J. R. his tools in an instant if he could "' ' the have his World War I job again. ,,--„__. He was a dispatch rider in France Mrs. W. F. Brewer presided over for Wm 'ld War II hero, Gen. Doug- '----=----- • • • - wns las MncArthur. - ,„„,... ^ Mrs. Downs is 47, and registered for S. B. Wilford. Thirty three mem- Selective Service in April. He is bers an done visitor, Mrs. Kirby, mflrril> d and has a. family, but is "'"'•" "-"—-' ready to light if he's needed. Downs' job In the last war was to Kirby, of Paragould, closed program with prayer. the business session dismissed with prayer by were present. Hostesses for the social hour Moore; "Robin Aclair." Scotch ah" carry messages from MacArtluir's Garrett and Mrs. Gee. WORLD CALL PROGRAM PRESENTED FOR COUNCIL A World Call Tjrogram was presented by Mrs. John C. McHancyf Monday afternoon at the meeting of the Woman's Council. First Christian Church, at the home of Mrs. J. C. Ellis. Mrs. V. O. Miller was co-hostess. Mrs. McHaney, who discussed "General Hospital in China," was assisted in presenting her program •by. Mrs. Rcnker.UWetenkamp who spoke on "Cradle of Democracy" and Mrs. Humphrey, who gave an article on "Good Neighbors". Mrs. R. C. Rose, devotional leader, was assisted by Mrs. Nathan Carle. They -read from the 13th .chapter of Mark and the fifth (chapter of Matthew. I In the absence of.the president, JMrs. Russell Barham, Mi's. George W. Barham presided over the business session. One new member, Mrs. ML D. Garrison of the Love Group, was announced. Mrs. Clay Hudson was a guest. During the social hour, the hostesses instead of serving refreshments made a contribution to the organ fund of the Council. St. Joseph -S LARGEST SELLER AT 10' «M»»or»»^v« Hear Evangelist Whillinglon and Williams Old Time Gospel Preaching and* Singing. All this week at PILGRIM HOLINESS Come, bring family and worship with us. L, A. CREWS, Pastor Ventriloquist Bergen Donates Scholarships CHICAGO (Uip)-An Edgar Bergen scholarship fund of nine $200 awards has been set up for the Northwestern University School of Speech. Dean Ralph Dennis said that Bergen, creator cf Charlie McCarthy and a former Northwestern student, had provided funds for students in the United States showing promise as playwrights, radio script writers, and radio and stage actors. ROXY Bargain Night Every Night Eicep Saturday. Show Every Night 7:00 Box Office Opens 6:45 Continuous Shows Sat. A Son. Last Times Tonight Phone 42 Box Office Opens 7:30 p.m.— Show Starts 7:45 p. m. Admission Always Hc-23c Tax Inc- Wedncsdav TOUR WIVES 1 —with— Priscilla Lane, Rosemary Lane, Lola Lane, Gale Payne. Shorts and News Thursday, Victory Nile $25.00 War Bond H's a Mad and Merry Design for Loving! Charles Boyer, Margaret Sullivan —in— 'Appointment For Love' Shorts and News A 20ft CiRtaty-Ftt Nctir* __ Also Selected Shorts Thursday & Friday Dm DIM FOR MacARTHUIi OLD JOB are under the direction of Mrs Mildred Rose Greer, Fifth and sixth tirade students will be directed by Miss U-nore Swearln^en. Mrs. Murray und Miss INDIANAPOLIS. Ind. (UP* — Agnes Weeks will be accompanist* lor the program. Numbers of the third urade will include: "A Dutch n.uice," Wau- ncs,s; "The Windmill." Onimiv folk son«; Dutch couple dunce. The fourth Ri-nde will present the following: Topslos From Topsy Turvy lUnci," Worrell; "I Cim't Do That Sum" (from "Babes In Toy land"). Herbert; "There Are Mimy Fli^.s in Many Lands." Howlislon. Fifth graders will present iho S 1 !?* 11 ^ l^oyam : "God of Our Bathers," Warren; "Homo On (lie ftanRe," Lomax; "Cowboy Son;- " Vnmlcrvcre; "From the 'l,-and of thi; Sky Blue Water." Cudman; "The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers," Hemtms, a choral reading; "Dixie," Emmett; "I've Been \Yorking on the Railroad"; negro clotf dance. The following numbers arc to bo given by sixth graders; "Danny Boy," adapted iiom old Irish rilr by Fred Welhorly, by Richim! Grccnwcll and Wlllngeno Daws- "Bcndemcer's Sl.reiim." Thomas , who has had few social pleasures •suddenly being pushed to the height of popularity, while In the bucktii-omul linUM-nlllcs rival as fraternities will. "Oli nuetiir" (hplcts all the trials and tribulations of a young doctor trying to get a foothold In the world. On to this scene comos a man who l.s building a hospital, but hn.s nobody to head It. Therein lies the situation. Committee chairmen in charge "of amusements lor the affair are- Advertising ••-Bobble Ann Purvis, lla 'Rogers; sets and properltie.s— ' Marjorie iVrry and Bobby Me- , llaney; .Stage crew—Harvey Morris Jr., Bobby ivtti«r.son; tickcUs— Ann Crook. Between plays, Joe Evrard will pre.scnt several accordion numbers and Jane Castllo will play the piano. At The Hospitals Walls Hospital Dismissed: ' Glenwood Taylor of Stecle. , Blytheville Hospital Admitted: . » Arnold Bell of Haytl. Walter C. Stevens, city. Dismissed:'..-.., Mrs. Alex Shelby and baby, city Memphis Baptist Hospital' Mrs. Tal Tongate of Osceola. Memphis Methodist Hospital O. B. Hamilton'of Cooter, Charles Ray Rone of Steele. Mrs. Charles Manning of Ca- ruthersvllle. St. Joseph's Hospital 'Mrs. Guy E. Hustedde of-Caruthersville. ' . HEADACHE When your head aches and nerves »ro Jittery, get teller quickly, plew- antly, with Cupudinc. Acts fMt-'fe- | cause It's liquid. Use only as directed. \ All drugglata. lOc, 30c, 60c. 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Show Every Night 7:00 Box Office opens 6:45 Continuous Show* Sat. and Son Listen to KLCN 9:00 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Last Times Today $cr*«fi fl 9 y by Alkfi Rivhin • Bat«d Upon Hw Co«MM^«Rtan HUgvzin* Story by foul Gallic* ' M«cH4 by Richard Thorp* ftwlucwi by Jack Chwfofc Also Selected Shorts Thursday & Friday DORSCY SWINGS! OOtOTHT WIltlAM (DD1I LAMOUR-HOLDEN-BRACKEN and his ORCHESTRA BOB EBERLT and HELEN O'CONNEU Paramount News & Comedy. sltlons available In hosiery and piece goods departments. Montgomery Ward, Blythevllle. 13-ck-H5 Of the prison inmates of Nevada, only 7 per cent are natives of the state. One would have to puff up 1(5 packages of cigarcLs to produce one ounce of smoke. CHICKASAW Weil Main Near 21st St Prlcei always llo and 2Zc Sat. starts 12:IS; Sun. starts 1:« Nijfht shows 6:4W Continuous nhow« Sat. and Sun. Tuesday & -Wednesday BUDDY NIGHT 2 for the price of 1 'THE LUCKY CISCO KID' —with— Cesar Koinri-o, Mary Beth Hughes and Chris-Tin Martin. 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