The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 28, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 28, 1949
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BLYTHE'VTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESBAY, JUNE 2S Bodetu, AlewA Amelia Saiib*, Society Editor / Phone 4461 tiardcn Dinner Party Held At T. W. Jeffries Home ,Ont of the largest parties to be .given in Blytheville during the current «a*on ind th« first of its kind to b« held here in several years was ,given Friday night at the Wade Jeffries home at 1332 Cliickiusawba. Mr. and Mrs. Jeffries and Mr. '»nd Mrs. Rosco Crafton were host.? and hostesses at the affair which TCEJ an "old fashioned garden rtin- iier putty" held on the bad; lawn of the home. Approximately 350 'gnest-5, some dressed in calico and old fashioned costumes attended the affair. The first thing to he seen, upon entering the scene of the party was ;the lemonade and popcorn stand decorated with balloons, crepe paper and assorted flags. The stand .tartars were Miss Hamo» ;l CrMton and Miss May Games who were dressed In calico costumes. The tables aranged in' the gar- 'den were each centered with a woven basket filled with an ar- Rev. and Mrs. Bagley Honored at Reception A reception was held last night in the social rooms of the First Methodist Church, honoring Ihe Rev. Roy I. Bagley of Newport, new minister of the First Church here, and Mrs. Bagley. He succeeds Ihe Rev. Allen D. Stewart, who was transferred to Ihe First Choj'h in Conway. Guests who called between the hours of 8 and 10 were greeted at the door by Mrs. .Roland Green and Mrs. Harry W. Haines. In the receiving line with the honored guests were Mrs. W ; L. Horner, president of the W.S.C.S. who were hostess, Mrs. Bill Pollard and Mrs. George Pyles. Mixed bouquets of summer flowers were arranged throughout the rooms. The tea table was centered with an all white arrangement of daisies and gladioli In a silver bowl and flanked by white tapers burning in silver holders. Adding to the attractiveness of decorations on the table were the assorted Bits of News rangement of summer flowers. The p;, r ty [ O ods. I'hiain table, from which dinner was j TnoE(1 w i, 0 assisted in the dining Mrved buffet style, was centered roorn wcre Mrs. W. I. Denton. Mrs. with a. huge basket of garden flow- | j am e s Hill Jr. and Mrs. B. A. Lynch. *r« with b green anrt \vhitc color Mrs g B aee was In charge ot isncheme beinp carried out in the j u ie committee for (lie reception »nd was assisted by Mrs. R. A. Nelson and Mrs. R. H. Kirby. Mrs. Charles Crlgger, Mrs. J. C. Droke. Mrs. Leon Smith, Mrs. I.. E Old. Mrs. B. P. Kiger, Mrs. A. N. 'decorations of the table. Completing 'the decorations were the various -colored jack o'lanternj over the Ttollowlnj dinner, the guests plaeyd bingo with Mrs. H. G. Edwards winning a silver platter as *:i.he grano f"^ for the women and 'Russell H. Tarr receiving a Kings- j :>nen Set as grand prize for the men. :;The ftuests spent the remainder of ••the evening square dancing in the !:»tr«et which was blocked for this .occasion. T. P. "Doc" Dean served iks caller for the dances. l". Music during the entire evening 'liru furnished by Sam Hawthorne *knd his orchestra. Out of town guest.1 who attended Included, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Blay- rlock ° f Memphis, Dr. and Mrs. Ed- r win Olame of Jonesboro, Mr. and Mr«. John Stevens,.Mr. and Mrs. : :Clem Whistle. Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Edwards, Mrs. Mavis Settlemirc. '.Clem Whistle Jr.. and Mr. and Mrs. B. S. Simmons all of Dell. lOsceola Club Selling ;'For Bridge Luncheon [ : O6CBOLA, Ark., June 28—Thr 'Oiceola Progressive clubrooms ;i-the setting tor a bridge luncheon c'Vhen Mrs. Harry Driver. Mrs. Ed ^Quinn. Mrs. John W. Edrington. •Mrs. Madeline Campbell, Mrs. R. C Bryan and 'Mrs. D. H. Blackwell entertained 112 guests Saturday afternoon. Among thOM who attended were from Joiner, pecan Point. Wilson. Blytheville, Luxoia and Osceola. During the bridge games played. Mrs. Emmeit Dunn won the first prize, Mrs: Joe Miller the second, Mrs. W. W. Watson third. Mrs. P. W. Turrentlne fourth. Mrs. JI. J. Hale lifth, Mrs- Ed Teaforrt sixth and Mrs. E. B. Chiles received the consolation prize. The luncheon was served from the bridge tables overlaid with linen cloths and centered with small vases filled with summer flowers. Other decorations In the clubrooms were low bowls and crystal vases filled with summer flowers in pastel shades. Regular Meeting Held By Methodist W.S.C.S. The Lake Street Methodist Women's Society of Christian Service their regular program with IB met at the church vesterday loi members' attending. Mrs. .C. M. Baxter opened the meeting with .prayer, after which Mrs. Billy King president, presided during the business session. She gave a report on the well-child clinic held recently at the Health Office. Following the dcvotionn] by Mrs. W. L. Green, the group was dismissed with prayer by Mrs. George Crews. Williams. Mrs. Lloyd Whlttaker, tlrs. Henry Humphreys and Mrs. Jack Wilson, also assisted In the entertaining and serving. The reception followed a meet- ng of the church's Board of Stew- \rds. Harvey Morris, chairman, presided and Ihe Rev. Mr. Bagley addressed the group, outlining plans or the new conference year. The entatlve budget for the new year was presented by Jack Owen, treasurer of the church. Mrs. Bertha Gill Weds Ed J. Hardin at Dell '(Tie marriage of Mrs- Bertha Gill of Dell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Oscar M. Gilmer of Blytheville, to Ed J. Hardin, son of Mrs. Roberl D. Hardin and the late Mr. Hardin of Dell, was solemnized Thursday June 23 at the home of the bride. The Rev. M. R. Grlffln, pastor o the Dell Baptist Church, officiated, at the double ring ceremony. The home was decorated with vases ot white daisies, lilies am gladioli. The bride wore a navy and whit* sitfc dress trimmed in navy laill with matching accessories. She pinned a corsage of white carna Moils at her shoulder. Following the ceremony, the couple left on a wedding trip to point of Interest in Kentucky before re turning to Dell to make their honn where he has farming interests, Those who attended the wedding included Mrs. M. R. GrifTin. Mfll colm .GrifTin, Jr.. William Braxton and Benny Gill. Mrs. L. C. McCaiisland and son, Edward of O'Fallon, Mo., and Mrs. E. A. Cailllo and Mrs. Haley Cist- llo of Campbell, Mo., returned to their homes over the weekend after having spent several days in Blytheville as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Garth Castllo and family. Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Lovelady and Ir, and Mrs. Theo Gurley spent he weekend in St. Lfliils. They went especially to altend the ball- ame. Mrs. James Blankeiisiiip of Montte was the guest Sunday of Mr. nd Mrs. Torn Miller. Mr, and Mrs. Donald H. Day are l« parents of a son born Friday ornlng at Skallers Clinic In Bly- heville. He has been named Don- Id H. Day Jr. They have another hiid. Carolyn Adalr Day. Mrs. Day the former Miss Charlyn Adair fcLeod. Condition of Mrs. Ike Miller, who nderv/ent an opcraiion at the Baptist Hospital in Memphis last veek, Ls Improved. Mr. Miller has rn with her. Mr. and Mrs. Max Cohen returned to their home in Kansas City fo., yesterday after having spent everal days here as guests of Mr. nd Mrs. Sidney Pl.itt. Mrs. Harold Norton and children, Billy Rose. Barbara and Susan of Syracuse, N.Y. arrived to be the At Trie Hospitals KlylhcvMk Hospital Dismissed; Robert Gunn, city. W. U Hughes, city. Norris Cooper, Cooler, Mo. Mrs. El wood Dean and baby, clt Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. C. L. Adams and baby, city. Mrs. Jewel Baird and baby, Holland, Mo. Mrs. J. B Stabbs and baby, Veterans Housing Quarters, city. Little-Girl Fashions Go Victorian Pinafore Revival Slated for School BY EPSIK KINARD NKA Fashion Kdifor NEW YORK, (NBA)—nns summer's child can match ruffles and bows with the Victorian-Lady look of the best-drexsed grownup. If little bibs and overskirls, eyelet ruffles and velvet-run lacs smack of 19th century picture-book fashions, that re.*yemb!ance is not merely coincidental. Many small- scaled fashions for today's child stem from Kate GreenawRy'a drawings. From this style source comes a pink cotton poplin dress iced to look as edible as a birthday cak» with white eyelet ruffles. These run apron-wise on a bow-tied skirt and peep beneath the hemline. A two-toned gray and royal blue cotton dres.s 'of Jack Borgeniclit's design revives the Victorian pinafore. Over a blouse of royal blue a front cutaway bib of gray fabric Is bow-tied to a skirt of matching color. Although this ready-to-wear design was created for Glgi Pereau. 7-year-old movie star. It's available lo off-stage charmers. Little girls fake lo Victorian fishloni jilt as mwraw do The tiny pirty-goer (left) wears a 1Mb Century iiu»Tr«4l tress of aaslel cotton, eyelet ruffled over »d under the fill k«w-Ue4 skirt Giri Perrtau, diminutive movie star (right) seU tta style for a revival fashion of primer-school pinafores. The jrey til-awsy bib iie> t» matching dress skirt aver Ihc royal blue pilM sleeve Mouse. gue-st of her sister, Mrs. Audreane! •Yeoman They were accompaniet lere by Mrs. Freeman's daughter WLSS Jimmie Frances Clemmons who Is a student at the University of Syracuse. She will spend her summer vacation here and return the University in the fall where she will be a sophomore. Miss Leta Rose Castlio and Miss eEgy Fleeman of Manila spent the weekend in Fayettevllle whrre they ' visited with friends at the Unlversi- .y of Arkansas. Mr. and Mrs. Warren Clark of Little Rock spent the weekend here guest of Mr. Clark's mother, Mrs. Gage Clark. Condition of J. W. Booker who underwent a leg operation at Campbell's Clinic in Memphis last Tuesday is improved. His mother, Mrs. W< W. Booker is with him. Mr. and Mrs. Ferris Simon went to Memphis Sunday lo visit with their son. Tom Simon, who ii undergoing treatment for injuries received in an automcbile accident several weeks ago. His condition is improving. Miss Hazel Linsman left Sunday by plane for Munich. Germany where she has accepted a position cost and accountant with the United States engineers department. She recently spent Iwo years in Seoul. Korea in the same work. She U the daughter of Mrs. Zula Cin.vnan of 1142 Willow Street. Mrs. Ira Walters and daughter, Patricia will return tonight Irom Pine Bluff where they have spent j several days as guest of Mr and j Mrs. Ivy Qulnn and other relatives j of Mr. Waltera'. ! Mis.i Frances Shouse returned from Brainerd. Minn., where she attended the Mortar Board convention. She is president ot the Mor- .r Board chapter at the Universi- of Arkansas, Fayetteville. She as met in Memphis by her moth- r, Mrs. J. W. Shouse and Mrs. L. Ward. First Baptist W.M.U. Meet in Circle Groups The Women's Missionary Union of the First Baptist Church met in circle groups yesterday in the homes, 'fhey began the study of t'^e book "Stewardship Parables of Jesus" by Roswell c. I-ong. Circle One met at the home of Mrs. B. B. Woodson with eight present. The meeting was opened with prayer by Mrs. Kaymond Maxwell, after ahlch Mrs. Lloyd Stlck- mon taught the lesson. Mrs. George Ingram closed the meeting with prayer. Circle Two met with Mrs. Roy Head with six members attending. Prayers were offered by Mrs. T. W. Jeffries and Mrs. C. L. McWaters Jr. Mrs. C. M. smart taught the lesson. Mrs. H. C. Blankenship was hostess to 11 members of Circle Three and one guest. Mrs. Ebb Carson offered the opening prayer and Mrs. Marion Williams the closing prayer. The lesson was given by Mrs. C. 3. Lemons. Circle Four met at the home of Mrs. J, T. Westbrook. There were seven members present. Mrs. Alvin Dell Methodist W.S.C.S. Meets at Noble Gill Home Mrs. Noble Gill was hostess ant. Mrs. R.B. Crawford co-hostess to the Women's Society of Christian Service of the Dell Methodist Church when they met yesterday Rt Mrs. GiH's borne. There were 24 '' members and one guest present. During the business session, the minister., the RPV. E. H. Hull, gave a detailed report of the signing of A contract [or the erection of a new church building. He also reported that construction would begin immediately. Mrs. J. R. Gill was in charge of the worship service after which Mrs. Noble Gill assisted by Mrs. O. E. BunnicutL Mrs. Charles Kennett and Mrs. E. H. Hall, presented R procram entitled. '"The United Nations." The study course, "Chlixa TwUieht or Ds«'n" was taught by Mrs R. A. Greemvay. At the close of the meeting, the Rev. Mr. Hall made pictures of the group and a dessert course was served by the hostess. Mrs. Bauah Is Hostess To First Baptist Y.W.A. The Youne Women's Auxiliary of the First Baptist Church had regular meeting Inst ni^ht at the home of Mrs. Russell Baugh. There were 21 members and one visitor, Jimmie Bohannon present. Elsie Lewis was in charge of the program lor the evening. Other? taking part on the program were June Buchanan. Cliffie Overman Kathrine Graham. Bernice Overman. Knthrine Westbrook. Maxine Hill and Maxine Overman. TUe was given by STarion I Following the dismissal prayer by | Mrs. c. E. Johnson, refreshments Jimmy Johnson, 13-year-old soiii. s< , cc serve d by the hostess. or Mr. and Mrs. Garland John- j son and grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cassiriy, former residents of Blytheville, was among the recent To Visit in DlyfnCvil/i graduates of St. Ann's School in Portcrville. Calif. He was awarded the Christian Doctrine prize given by the Knights of Columbus for excellence In that Huffman Jr., taught the lesson and prayers were offered by Mrs. E. P. Hardin and Mrs. H. H. Brooks. Mrs. Pearl Hires was hostess to Circle Five with six members attending. Mrs. Walter Bishop opened the meeting with prayer and also taught the lesson. Mrs. C E. Edds gave the dismissal prayer. Circle's!* met with Mrs. Melvin Halsell with nine members and one visitor present. Miss Cordelia Wtlhlte gave the lesson with Mrs. M. W. Lewis and Mrs. Jim Crafton offering prayer- Neighbor Admits Brutal Slaying of 4-Year-Old Boy LANSING, Mich., June 28— </n- The cruel death of Tiny Walter Peewee) Eaton was officially listed ns solved today in a neighbor's volunteered confession. Four-year old Walter's slaying which shocked this capital city of Michigan, was charged to mustach- •d Dudley Beatty, 29, lather o] four children. Haggard and nervous. Beatts ATI) Iked into police headquarters yesterday. "I want lo give myself tip." h said. Police Inspector Paul Taylor said that Beatty. an unemployed factory worker, then blurted out a story o luriiiR "peewee" to his death Thursday night in a dark vacant lot. 'Hie urchin's throat was slashed with a broken beer bottle. Authorities said he also was abused sexually. "I knew him and his family. I don't know why I did It," Taylor said Beatty told him. How It's Done If no presidential candiate receives a majority of the electoral votes, or i/ there Is a tie. the House of Representatives chooses ». President from among the three candidates who have stood highest in the electoral vote. Each state has one vote. Coming Events Social Calendar The Friendship Class of the First Baptist Church will meet «t :30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Marvin Razer. 1116 Holly. The Junior R.A.'s o! the Calvary Baptist Church will meet al the church at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday The Junior Girls Auxiliary will wet al 4 p.m. al the Calvary Baptist Church. Thursday lie Blytheville Rook Club will meet at the home of Mrs. O. O. El- Mrs. Eddie Ford will be hostess > the Avalon Bunco Club. The Thursday Rook Club will be eniertained at the home of Mrs T. W Goforth. The Gosnell W.S.C.S. will meet at the home of Mrs. R. L. Maxwell for a social al 2:30 p.m. Friday The executive board of the W M.U. of (he First Baplisl Church w'll meet at the home of Mrs C. L. McWaters Jr. at 2:30 p.m. The C.B.C. Club will be entertained at the home ot Mrs. Paul Byrum. Mrs. Earl Damtm will fc be hostess to the Friday Rook Club. Civic Calendar Tuesday American Legion—8:00 p.m. Wednesday Kiwanis Club, Hotel Noble—12:10 p.m. Thursday Rotary club, Hotel Noble—12:1 p.m. Chamber of Commerce Board o Directors—2:30 p.m. SLAIN—A man hunt was launch.I ed after the discovery of the bod; I of four-year-old Walter Eatoi I (above), his throat slashed, In downiown storage and equiprnen | lot in Lansing, Mich. Police inspector Paul Taylor said It was thij work of a "sex fiend." (AP Wirephoto) Cacoa beans were used by In-1 Aztecs of Mexico for money, foi | taxes, debts, and soldiers' pay. Regular Business Meeting Held by Womon's Counci The Woman's Council of the First Christian Church met yesterday at the church for their regular business session. Twelve members attended. Mrs. J. C. Ellis gave the devotional and the worlc* call program. Her scripture reading was taken from the first chapter of Psalms, She also read an article written by Frank j. Pippen. entitled, "Unforgivable Littliness." Mrs. c. A. Tant. president, conducted the business session, during which time they completed the reports of various committees for the past year, she appointed her standing committees for next year, after which the benediction was repeated by the group. Refreshments were served bv the hostess, Mrs. Tanl, during the social hour. Medical Test fnnt Tte s Great to Beam MONTHLY FEMALE NUNS Are you troubled by dlstrtM of female functional monthly dUturb- UCM? Doe* thia mak* you ftufler from pain, letl w n«rtx?u*, we**, high-strung—*t iucb time*? Thco K> try Lydlk E. Plnkh*zn'« Vegetable Compound to reliefs rich •ymp, tomsl In * recent medic*! t«at UbJi| proved remarkably helpful to worn.-' en troubled this way. Any drugstor* Antiseptic Ointment Aid For Bruises, Burns, Guts Foe htlplul anliitptic aid in i«li*ving tki pirn mi diicomlott al «Utnill7 c*ui*i minor ikin iiti!*tioni *nd tbt*- lioai, luptilicUl cult, ninor turttce burn i, luoburn «nd hruiiii, ni« Griyi 0)Bt«tnt AI dicectod, M»dir«l*d to cling. Pickard's Gro and Market 1044 Chickasawbo swirrs PREMIUM BRANDED BEEF We Specialize in Fancy Meat* and Groceries We Deliver Phone 2043 Plenty of Parkin); Space , Jimmy Johnson Graduates ; devotional From California School \ knowin Lions' District Governor ma Continuous Shnws Ii<>\ Office Open? 1 :-15 Show SUrls 2:00 8:00 a.m. l'^:45 p.m. 1:30 p.m LIHTKN TO KI.CX iCOOL . . COOL . . COOL Kef rig era lion Air Conditioning KOK <>fH<r Dprnv ^45 Slum Surl* ?:W) Open;. Sunday 1:110, SUrl5 1:15 i Continuous Shovo Sni A.- ISun | Bargain \ifihl Kver> Night ! Kxrepl Natrmta.t j No passw- hiitiurert nn Sunda) al I'uesdav and Wednesd innrni.K FF.ATI1RKI MISS MINK OF 1949 Tuesday Kiss the Blood Off My Hands with Joan KontaUic and Hurl Lancaster Also Shorts CuntiniiDu.s ShnuinR Kveryilay EXC1IE«[NT FDOM Dm TO DUSI Wednesday. Thur.sdiiy Friday Read Courier News Want Ads The Lions Club district governor. John Henley of Forrest City, will DP in Blytheville tomorrow to meet \vith incoming and outgoing offl- YES, ITS TRUE! ONLY $68.85 DOWN FOR THIS WONDERFUL NEW subject anci also received an award , ccrR of the c | vlc club here for faithfulness as an altar boy by the pastor. Father James- Dillon. He plans to enter the San Joaquin Memorial High School in Fresno, Calif., for his high school courses. Henley will conduct the meeting In the Chamber of Commerce room the City Hall at 4 p.m. DUAl-TEMP 2 Refrigerator Rend Courier News Want Studebaker sales zoom COM SOON To The Ritz Theatre THE STRATTON STORV with June Allyson and James Stewart NEPTUNE'S DAUGHTER with Red Sktllon, Esther Williams EDWARD. MY SON with Spencer Tr»cj »nd Deborah Kerr Studibok*r's s*IHng mor>! Stud«bofc«r'i giving morel New decorator -fabric uphotiteiirs • New body colon • Sflf-ndjusl- ing brakes • Variable ratio "ejiira- IcvcraRe" steering* Panoramic vision • Scat* ctntCTfd belw«n the niles • Low center of Rtavity * Glare-proof "black LiRht" inslni- mcnl dials • Automatic hill holder — available on Champions al iliRht • dded. cost, but standard on other model* * Automatic overdrive tr«nifnw«»oo, Climalizer heatirtR And ventilating,whitesidewa 11 tires and wheel trim ritiRsnrdi^cs .irenp- tional *t extra coil on all model*. CHAMBLIN Railroad and Ash ; to another all-time high! | AMERICA'S car buyers know a winner when they ] •** see one. America is buying Suulcbakers as never I before this year! I More people bought newStudcbakers in May than j in any previous month on record. ! Studebaker's May bcai its previous all-time-high month—April. Smocbakcr's April a March that i \viis ahead of any previous month in the company's | history. I NovvStudebakcr is deep into June—and the Sluclc- I hakcr buying wave gets big^cr. j Yes, Studcbaker's business is booming. Stop in for J » look. You'll quickly sec why. SALES COMPANY Phone 888 STUDEBAKERS KfALLY ROLLING! 1949 IS A STUOEBAKER YEAR

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