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PAGETWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MAY 26, 1942 Social Calendar WEDNESDAY'S EVENTS Mrs. O. W. MeCutchen entertaining Town and Country Club. Mrs, ^Eugene Dickinson having Wednesday Contract Club. ADC Club meeting with Mrs. S. G. Shelton. Chapter D, P. E. O. Sisterhood, meeting: 2:30 o'clock with Mrs. Jam.es A.' Overholser. THURSDAY'S EVENTS Mrs. William Lambert entertaining Triple 'Table Club. Mrs. Theodore Logan entertaining Doubl6 Four Bridge Club. « : ' FRIDAY'S 'EVENTS Executive Board, "Woman's Missionary Union,.First Baptist Church, meeting 2:30 o'clock with Mrs. Lloyd Stickmon.-- Miss Jane He Adams entertaining Cce-Que Bridge .Club.- Mrs. Paul Byrurn entertaining C. B. C. Club. . • .. ' Party Honors Bride-Elect Mrs. Hermon Carlton was hostess to 16 guests for a bridge party last night in compliment to Miss Maurine Branson, who will become the bride of Walter Heard of Malvern June 6. The bride-elect h being honored .at a number o. parties before her wedding. Mrs,' Carlton had her party at the home of her parents, -Mr. and Mrs. Ray Worthington. Bridge was played in tbe living, sun and dining rooms where bouquets of early Summer flowers were arranged. -Cornflowers, pansies and roses were used in the living room. The dining table had a bouquet of pink roses and larkspur, daisies, roses 'and ....other mixed bouquets were used in" the sun room. - Bridal tallies for the games featured the bride and bridegroom. Mrs. Charles G-. Morehead received high and Mrs. Robert A. Porter, second high score. Both were given defense stamps. Mrs. Spencer Alexander, a recent bride who is the former Miss Mary Elizabeth Borum, was given crystal. The guest of honor was presented engraved napkin holders. Only out of town guest present ' was 'Mrs. J. H. Oxman of Union, N. J.. houseguest of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Grear. I PTA Entertains Seniors I Members of the senior class were | entertained with a spaghetti sup> par -last, night at the Woman's Club by the Junior-Senior parent Teacher Association, which annually compliments the graduating group with a social affair. "Eighty members of the class were present ; • as well as . Missv Ros a M. Hardy, principal of the high school Dr. W.'D. McClurkin, superintendent of city schools,.and Mi's. Mc- Ciurkin, and Miss Elizabeth McHenry and Miss Luna B. Wilhefm, senior class sponsors. Blue tapers lighted the table •which, had 'a center decoration of {:! Spring flowers. About the room were arranged -similar bouquets of mixed flowers.. ' " ; L" : -Mrs. Marion "Williams, president of the-'P. T. A^ directed the games which'foilo wed" supper;- Dancing" also eritertSmed, ' the sttiden'ts. -The affair was planned by the hospitality committee of- the As- ,sOciation. . ^ • WSCS SECRETARIES DISCUSS^ THEffi WORK Secretaries ot the various departments o£,.ihe Womank Society, ot Christian Service, '• <First.-/Methodist Church, "discussed;ftheir~ work •* at the Society .meeting'yesterday afternoon at the Church. The remainder of the .program was -taken from Lj. the minutes of the" annual cbn- '• ference of'-the Wf ; S^ : Cr S. at BatesviUe.'.in April. Mrs. W. F: Brewer presided over meeting which was opened with prayer by Mrs. S. B. Wilford. Mrs. George W. Pyles told about Scarritt college in Nashville which New Wedding Classic Mr.s. W. L. Horner came home yesterday from Whcntley but will ly.'turn immediately to be with her father, H. K. Smith, who is quite )il there. Her sister, Mrs. J. E. Allmon, formerly ol here but who is now living in Colorado, is in Wheatley with her father. Mr. and Mrs. James P. Shamlin of Denver, Colo., are visiting his parents, Mr. and Mr.s. C. T. Shamlin. ..tat These Meals to Stay Healthy and Wealthy The war ended the importation of many classic linns of glass, but 1942's bride need not be without new American classics in glassware. This one examines a heavy vase for mantle or hall table. H«:r stem^ ware is a hand-cut modern Waterford pattern. celebrates its 50th birthday in Juno. Other speakers were: Mrs. W. J. Pollard, treasurer; Mrs. O. N. Hawkins, secretary of missionary- education; Mrs. R. N. Hill, secretary of Christian social relations; .Mrs. W. A. Stickmon, superintendent of supplies; Mrs. L. E. Baker, superintendent of children's work; Mrs. C. S. Stevens Sr., secretary of literature and publications; Mrs. W. I. Denton, superintendent of spiritual life; Airs. James Hill. was taught by Mrs. R. L. Reeder. Mrs. Lafayette May and Mrs.- Mitchell Yates became members of the Tynette Lavender Circle which was entertained at the home of Mrs. Arch Lindsay. Mrs. Bert Lamb gave the devotional from tho second chapter of James and Mrs. Theodore Logan taught the mission lesson. Prayer was offered by Mrs. E. L. Hale. There were six members present. A .basket for A needy family was Mr.s. B. A. Lynch will go to Searcy toduy to be with Mrs. R. E. Giirlinglon, who is ill at her home there. Miss Joyce Walls, daughter of Mr. and Mr.s. E. V. Walls, is recovering from measles at her home, 1201 Holly Street. Mrs, J. H. Oxman and son, David, of Union, N. J., came yesterday to spend two weeks with Mr.s. Oxman's parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Grear. Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Little and their hou.segue.sts, Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Frets of Mount Vernon. Wash., left yesterday for Natchez, Miss., and Southern points. They will return this week end. I Mrs. I. R. Johnson was to undergo an operation this morning at Memphis Methodist Hospital. Dr. Johnson will be with her for two days. Mrs. T. H. Plemmons of Charlotte, S. C., is here for a visit with her daughter, Mrs. C. W. Afflick, and family. She returned home with Mr. and Mrs. Afflick after they had attended the final exercises at V. M. T. and at Hollins College, Va.. where their daughter, Miss Mary Jean Afflick, was a student. Dr. G. S. Atkinson left yesterday, for Little Rock to undergo a physical exaxmination for entrance in the Air Corps. If he passes, he will receive a commission as captain. Mrs. Atkinson accompanied St. Louis Expert Here To Conduct Special Course For Instructors The Red Cross first aid instructor course, offered under the auspices of the Chickasawba Chapter, and given by Instructor Charles O. Hartshorn of St. Louis, began last night at 7:30 o'clock at the court house and'will continue, throughout the week. Students taking this course are local men and women who have already • completed first aid training of 15 weeks under Carl G'anske, lay instructor. The purpose of the course is to train Red Cross first aid instruc-' tors for all chapters and agencies desiring first aid instruction. The students will study the regulation American Red Cross textbook and must attend all sessions of the course or make up those which they miss. Upon satisfactory completion ot the course, individuals are eligible to make application for authorization as Red Cross first aid instructors. Additional information may be obtained from Mrs. C. L. Wylie, first aid chairman, or Mrs. W. W. Shaver, executive secretary of the Chickaxawba Chapter. These tips on how to feed yourself fully without slimming your pocketbcok are offered by dietetic authorities of a life insurance company., Economical, vitamized breakfast includes tomato or fruit juice, oatmeal or ready-cooked cereal, whole-wheat loast and milk. Luncheons healthful and cheap might include hnm- n'-tcmato sandwich, pie a la mode and milk, or green salad, dark bread, milk and an apple. Seeks New Uncle Fresh Vegetable n Casserole Adds Color To Menu him there. Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Sebaugh have returned from Fulton, Mo., where they went for the final exercises of the college where their daughter, Miss Jeanetta Jean Ser baugh, was a student. She'll spend the Summer vacation here with them. superintendent of status of Wo- planned by the 12 members of men; Mrs. Don Sutherland, super- Ruth Waldon Circle at its meeting intendent of Youth Fellowship. with Mrs. John Buchanan. After Attending the meeting were 24 members and-one visitor, Mrs. Lew Smith. DINNER FOR PEPPERS Miss Bobbie Ann Purvis, retiring | president of the Red Pepper Club of the city high school, gave a dinner for the Red Pepper members at her home Friday night. Thirty the devotional from the 26th chapter of Matthew was given by Mrs. Don Haley, prayers were offered by Mrs. Alvin Huffman and I Miss Cordelia Wilhite. Mrs. J. J. jEwing taught the mission lesson. Eleven members of Edith Allen Circle attended the meeting at by Mrs. T. R. Shepherd and 'Mrs. W. W. Watson. The lesson was entertained tor Officers and sponsors, Miss Luna B. Wilhelm and Miss Jimmie D. Brock, were seated at the dining table which had a mixed bouquet for the centerpiece. The smalle. tables were decorated with ro: buds and gum drop favors. Following the two course supper, gifts were presented Miss Purvis and the sponsors by the club in recognition of their service to the group. * * §• * ENTERTAIN TUESDAY SUPPER CLUB Mr. and Mrs. A. Conway enter- '.tain^d_ members ,of the Tuesday Night Supper Club and two guests, th A Cordial Welcome Awaits You at The Beauty Bar One of the finest, most modem shops la Northeast Arkansas. Phone 3m taught by Mrs. Walter Bishop and the 54th chapter of Isaiah was given by Mrs. Shelburne Brewer. Mrs. O. J. Chastain' taught the mission lesson and Mrs. Howard Frisby gave the devotional from Psalms at the meeting of Alice Bagby Smith Circle with Mrs. H. L. Chambers. Mrs. E. F. Blomeyer was co-hostess. Eleven members were led in prayer by Mrs. Murray Smart and Mrs. Chastain. Mrs. Herbert Bogan was a visitor at the meeting of nine members I of Seima Max vile Circle with Mrs. J. W. Auten. Tho devotional from Acts was given by Mrs. G. B. Daws and Mrs. E. B. Woodson taught the mission lesson. Prayers were offered by Mr.s. H. E. Bracey and Mr. and Mrs. Everett -B. Gee, for I Mrs. Leslie Mncre. a party last night at their home. Supper was served at f;mnll tables which had miniature floral centerpieces. Mrs. H. H. Brooks taught the mission lesson nt the meeting oS the Wilmer Bucy Circle at the home of Mrs. M R. Hunter. Seven men. y ,, 1 • T ' --»-«. *»A. -ku. Al.l*i*U\,l. . UtVtEI in thp bridge games which fol- members were led in prayers by lowed, Mrs. B. A. Lynch received Mrs. Brooks and Mr.s Quincey high score prize among the women Alexander and Harry W. Haines. among the STATE VACATION SPOTS TO EE PROGRAM" SUBJECT A program on "Arkansas Vacation Spots" is t.o i) C given at the meeting of Chapter D of the P. E. O. Sisterhood tomorrow afternoon it 2:30 o'clock at. tho home of Mrs. James A. Ovcrholsor. Mrs. B. A. Lynch has arranged he program for the afternoon meeting. NORMAN", Okin. UP)—Joseph A. Brandt, red-haired, pipe-smoking. president of the University of •Oklahoma, believes the little red schoolhouse and the~ ivy-walled university hold the future of democracy. While the armed forces are engaged in overcoming enemies of democracy it is the task of education to give "the spirit of independence to man. to make him an individual and to make him a stronger link in his government," Brandt says. "But it must be the right kind of education." Brandt decries the recent trend of educating for economic gain. Education, he says must be concerned with "keeping our nation spiritually alive." "The common aim of people and of education should be the same— o keep a resolute spirit, democracy becomes meaningless," he adds. Brandt is one of the nation's •ouugcr university presidents. He •eturned to his native Oklahoma ast year to assume the university ^residency after serving as directoi of the Princeton university press. BY MRS. GAYNOR MADDOX NEA Service Staff Writer Surprise the family with a better Monday dinner than they expect. These recipes will show you how. CASSEROLE OF FRESH VEGETABLES (Serves 4 to G) Two cups diced carrots, 2 cups string beans, ',-j cup diced celery, 1 cup diced potato, 2 onions, sliced, 1 teaspoon salt, 1-8 teaspoon pepper, 1 cup water, >{. tablespoon flour, 1 tablespoon butter. Put vegetables in a casserole, sprinkle with salt, and add water. Cover and bake in moderate oven (i35(r degrees F.) for about an hour or until vegetables are tender. Thicken liquid with flour which •has been blended with butter. Any other combination of vegetables which blend well in flavor anc color may be used in this recipe, Left-over cooked vegetables may be added a few minutes before serving. EGG PILAU (Serves 4 to 6) One cup uncooked rice, 1 small onion, chopped, 2 tablespoons butter; 2 cups meat stock, 2 cups tomato juice, salt, pepper 4 eggs. Cook the rice and chopped onion in the butter for a few minutes. Acid the stock (canned chicken broth, bouillon, or bouillon cubes may be used) and tomato juice and season with sal and pepper. Cover arid cook until the rice is tender and the liquid ai- nost all absorbed. Break the eggs the rice mixture, stir lightly with a fork, and cook for a few minutes, until the eggs have set. War Era Houseguest Can Be Bigger Hit By Making Visits Shorter and "Sweeter By RUTH MTLLETT To be a welcome house-guest this Summer is going to take more than the usual amount of. consideration and thoughtfulness. To last year's rules for house- guests you had better add these: Don't expect to be met at the station. The family may be riding bicycles these days. And don't think up any iwell ideas like going out into the country for a picnic or dropping Remember this is wartime and it's up to all of us to do our part in our daily lives. Uncle Sam's family beauty standard should go up when Eva Gabor, above, 21-year-old Hungarian actress, becomes a citizen. A Los Angeles court has granted her second papers. MIND YOUR MANNERS M. *•«. v. r PAT. B. and P. W. Organization Adds Four To Membership Four new members were taken into the Business and Professional Woman's Club at its business meeting last night at the Rustic Inn ... , . , where a steak supper was 'serveci" m on good old so-and-so in a town !1 fifty miles away. Remember your, . . fa host's tires may be wearing pretty thin. And don't drive his car—even WiVIU CIRCLES MEET IN HOMES The seven circles of the Woman's Msisionary Union. First Baptist ( Church, met in the homes of mem- jbers yesterday afternoon for business sessions and devotional periods. Mrs. J. Mell Brooks Jr., of St: Louis, was a guest, at the meeting of Maxfield Garrett Circle at the home of Mrs. N. W. Brigham. Nine members v.-cre led in prayer by Mrs. R. E. Blaylock and Mrs. Kendall Berry. The mission lesson On KLCN 5 P.M. Today \ 'The Home Front' A dranatk presentation of what YOU can do here at W»e to help win the war. PreseMtetf fcy die American Legeion Auxiliary «fcr tW irettWn of 0. E. M, ILCI5 P.M. Todav Cast of Characters: . FeRx Riaks r Henry Lynch, Janics V. Gates, Bancroft Terry, J. W. Pin-tie, Paul Cooley, Clio Garner, Nutrition Students To See Film Tonight A talking picture in technicolor "Romance of Meat.." will be presented tonight. 7:30 o'clock, at the nutrition class in the home economics cottage which is being conducted by Mrs. Freeman Robinson. Miss Emily Dale Grey, of the local FSA office who has done graduate work in nutrition at the 11 University of Wisconsin, will speak at tonight's meeting. This class meets each Tuesday and Friday nights. Another class which is taught by Miss Cora Lee Coleman. county home demonstration agent, meets each Monday and Thursday nights at Lango school. Red Cross Knitters Urged To Speed Work AH knitting for the civilian population should be completed and shipped by the first of June. Mrs. E. R. Mason, chairman of the Red Cross knitting project for the Chicknsnwba district, said today. She urged all knitters who were working on women's or children\s sweaters to turn them in to hei by next week. The shipment* is Ion > past due and must be gotten out 01 the way in order that knitters can concentrate en work to be doi for the Army and Navy. There are sweaters, wristlets, helmets and mufflers to be knit 'or the boys in service. Any one who is interested in doing some work of this type is asked to contact Mr.s. Mason. FISH BALLS POACHED IN MILK (Serves & vo G") One pound fish . fillets, 2 teaspoons salt, 1-4 teaspoon pepper, 1-8 teaspoon mace, 2 tablespoons melted butter, 1 egg, beaten, 1-4 cup soft bread crumbs, 3 cups milk, 1 slice onion, 1 tablespoon whole mixed spices, 1-4 cup flour. 1-4 cup butter, salt and pepper, chopped parsley. Cut raw fish into small pieces, force through food chopper three times, using fine blade. Add seasonings, melted butter and egg. Soak crumbs in \k cup milk and mix with fish. Scald remaining milk in top of double boiler with onion and spices tied in bag. Shape ,fish into small balls, cook for 15 minutes in hot milk. Remove to hot serving dish. -Remove spice bag. Cream butter and flour, add hot milk, a little at a time, mix until smooth and cook until thickened. Season to taste with salt nnd pepper. Pour sauce over fish balls, sprinkle with chopped parsley. Test your knowledge of correct social usage by answering the following questions, then checking against the authoritative answers below: 1. Is it good manners to remind a person of a favor you have clone him? ; 2. Is it good manners to run dcwn a former friend? 3. Is it a good idea to be slow to confide in newly, made friends? 4. Is it rude to make fun of the social mistakes of others? 5. Does it sound snobbish to describe someone as belonging to "one of the best families in town" when you really mean to one of the richest? What would you do if— You hear that a friend has received an honor and you would write and congratulate him, but he owes you a letter— (a) Wait until he answers your last letter before writing him your congratulations? (b) Write him even though lie does owe you a letter? Answers 1. No. 2. No. 3. Yes. 4. Yes. 5. Yes. Better "What Would You Do" solution—(b). if he offers it Take your sugar with you. Much as the family likes you, they probably won't enjoy going without sugar in their iced tea so that you can have it in yours. THE WELCOME SIGN'S OUT—BUT... Don'fc expect lavish treatment. Parties cost money and your hostess may be having to count pennies in order to get by on her food budget. And don't say you don't like anything that grows in the garden. Somebody has to eat those victory vegetables. Prepare to entertain yourself. Let your hostess understand you won't feele hurt if she runs off and leaves you for an afternoon or evening. She is prabably doing war work of some kind, and she won't feel that she should cut it 1 out just because it is Summer and she is having her share of guests. Help with the work if your hostess no longer has a maid. Even though you have always leafed before when you were at her house, she'll expect you to pitch in and do some of the work if she's on her own this Summer. Make your visit short. \ There aren't many women who will have enough time and energy left over this Summer from all their other duties to relish having guests for more than a few days at a time. The new members are Miss Annabel Bryant, Miss Mary Sue Wright, Miss Eclythe George and Mrs. Max Parks. Miss Mary Porter, local Child Welfare worker, discussed "Children in War Time." The new president, Mrs. F. E. Fox, appointed Miss Christina Drummond to arrange for a representative of the United Service Organization to speak at the next B. and P. W. meeting. MdWOMEHol MIDDLE AGE" Suffer Distress At This Time— If this period in a woman's life makes you cranky, nervous, blue at times, suffer weakness, dizziness, hot flashes, distress of "irregularities"— Try Lydia El Pinkham's Vegetable Compound —made especially /or women — famous for helping relieve distress due to this functional disturbance. Taken regularly-Pinkham's Compound helps build up resistance .against annoying symptoms due to this cause. Thousands upon thousands of women report benefit! Follow label directions. Worth trying! Have Perfect Records Seven elementary school students have had perfect spelling record for the past four years since beginning their formal spelling in tht> third grade. These students are: Bennie Johnson, A. J. Book, Lena Brown. Charles Henderson. Dorothy Russian observers at the North Pole report that during May the temperature there rises as high as 32 above zero. Cat Adopts Fox Litter : MANCHESTER, N. Y. (UP)— Topsy, a three-year-old cat owned by Mrs. Bertram Lush, has adopted a litter of seven baby red fojes which were orphaned when hunters killed their mother. At feeding time the cat shows no partiality between her kittens and the orphan foxes. Sons' Service Tastes Vary AND OVER. Mass. (UP)—Mr. and Mrs. John Dey?rmond has four sons in four braches of the armed servicesr-the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and State Guard. Lum. Mildred Ann Dickie Williams. Short and Sailor Remains a Chieftain NEW OSLEANS (UP)-—Veazey Rainwater of Beaumont. Tex., is in the navy, but he's still chief. He was dubbed Chief Reindeer when he was made an honorary Blackfoot in 1929 by Chief Two-Gun White- calf. In the navy he's Chief Yco- •nan R-jimvater. CARD OF THANJKS The American Legion Auxiliary thanks all who helped make their poppy sale a success. At The Hospttali \Vnlls Hospital Admitted: Evelyn Marsh, city. Born: A son to Mr. and Mrs. Wade Chanrtf.ll. Holland. Mo. BlytheviHc Hospital Admitted: " ' ;• J. T. Williamson, Route 3. Dismissed: Jiles Rambo. city. Memphis Baptist Hospital Mrs. H. E. Standford, Luxora. Mrs, Ophelia Baker. Kennett. Mo. Memphis Methodist Hospital Mrs. I. R. Johnson, Blythevillo. CARD OF THANKS We wish to express our thanks and appreciation to the people for their kindness during the illness and death of our dear mother. The Perkins Family. Confusion Over Lindsay LINDSAY. Olka. (UP)—An army private from here was assigned to Camp Barkeley, Tex. When h s "lied out his papers, officers wondered if he was trying to be funny Ho was John Lindsay, from Lindsay, Okla., where he lived at the Undsay Hotel on Lindsay street FITTED BY Doctors J. L. and J. C. GUARD OPTOMETRISTS IN BLYTHEVILLE SINCE 1S22 It's Cotton Picking Time at WHITSITT'S Cottons! Cottons! Cottons! Be Patriotic — Wear Cottons! We have them by- "Hey—stick to your doughnuts i and itoj? trying to find a^ - " substitute!" ' flPTICRL STORE 209 W. Main St. Phone 2912 In AH the New Weaves, Colors and Patterns! Priced from •12.95 (o •114.95 All priced under th v e new CEILING regulations. price See What's New At Whitsitt's MISS== WHITSITT'S SHOP | .308 W. Main Phone 2482 I

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