The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 29, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 29, 1949
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FAG* FOUR BLTTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JUKE 2S B&cietu, AlewA nelia Silibi, Society Editor f Amelia Phone 44C1 Informal Morning Party Given for Miss Shanks Th* first in » «erl« of pre-nup- tlal eventa being planned lor Miss Jo Anne Shanks .bride-elect of J. Whitney Morgan Jr. was given yesterday when Miss Nancy Partlow and Mus Virginia Swearengen entertained with an Informal morning party at Miss Partlow's home, 300 Kflst Kentucky. •• Twenty five guests attended the •affair Including two special guests, Mrs. Joe A. Shanks, mother of the honoree and Mrs. J. Whitney Morgan Sr., mother of Ihe bridegroom- elect. • Crystal and China vases filled with gladioli, roses, zinnias and -daisies decorated the entertaining •rooms of the home which look on a festive air of spring. Centering the dining table, was a miniature white satin pole with maline fluffs studded with daisies arranged at .the base of the pole. Tiny stream- 'ers in pastel shades extended from 'the pole to the sides of the table. Adding to the decorations were the white napkins with the names inscribed in gold. Aborted party food and iced drinks were served. Miss Shanks wore a frock of gray chambray with white accessories for the occasion. She was presented gifts in her China pattern from the hostesses. . The hostesses were assisted by Mrs. H. O. Partlow. • • • Farewell Part)' Given For Rev., 'Mrs. Bovvlin Mr. and Mrs. Vent Bowlin were honored Monday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Brown on South Franklin when they entertained with a farewell party. Approximately 50 guests attended the 'affair. The Rev. Mr. Bowlin has accepted • pastortate at the Nazarene Church In Sedalia, Mo. He and his family left Blytheville yesterday to make their home in Sedalia. The Rev. E. T. Kelly, who was former pastor of the Church In "Sedalia will arrive In Blytheville the latter Part of this week to be pastor of the First Church of the Nazarene, 301 South First. During the evening, games were played on the lawn of the home ; »fter which the honored guests were presented gifts. Gladioli and pink roses were arranged in the home. Mrs. Brown was assisted in serv- 'Ing refreshments by Mrs. Lucian Galnes. • * • ' Family Reunion Is Held At Mrs. Cunningham's A family reunion was held Sim- day afternoon at the home of Mrs .lalie Cunningham at 117 West Vine 'with 27 guests attending. The home was decorated with attractive arrangements of hydrangeas and other summer flowers. Out-of-town-guests who attendee Included Mr. and Mrs. Willie Adams and family, Flint, Mich., Mr. and Mrs. Earl Cunningham and family, Pont lac, Mich., Mr. and Mrs Bill Watklns. Hayti. Mo.. Mr. and Mrs. Elry Dooley, Mr. and Mrs George Cunningham, Mrs. Josl< Watkins, nil of Caruthersville, Mo. 'and Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Martin of Steele, Mo. Anniversary Party Given For Mr., Mrs. Scherer Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Scherer "'err honored at their home on Ens Main with a surprise anniversary party. Their daughter, Miss Jeannine Scherer was hostess. | During the evening, card games -.were played, after which refreshments of ice cream and cake were 1 served. Arranged throughout the rooms . in the home were bouquets of mixed summer flowers. Out of twon guests were Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Scherer. and soils. Gary Lee and James Michael of Flint, Mich., houseguests of Mr and Mrs. C. G. Scherer and daughter. )essert Bridge Given "lonoring Mrs. Martin Mrs. Leonard Oldham enler- alned wllh a dessert bridge yes- erday afternoon at her home hon- ring her mother, Mrs. S. P. Mar- In, who returned recently from four months visit in Phoenix, Ariz. Guests included members of the 'uesday and Thursday Clubs and Is other friends of Mrs. Martin's. Attractively arranged through- ut the home were crystal vases illed with plcardy gladioli and link rases. During the afternoon bridge ames, high score went to Mra. V. I. Denton with Mrs. B. F. Gay vlnning second high and Mrs. M. i. Goodwin, cut prize. Mrs. Old- .am also presented her mother with a gift. The hostess was assisted In serv- ilg by Mrs. J. R. LIUelfelner of 'hoenix, Ariz., and Mrs. H. S. Davis. tegular Meeting Held By Lone Oak W.S.C.S. The Women's Society of Chris- Ian Service of the Lone Oak Meth- idist Church met yesterday at the :hurch with six members and one new member. Mrs. W. B, Yount present. The meeting was opened by the ice-president, Mrs. J. W. Fields, vho read the scripture taken from he first chapter o' Matthew. Fol- owing the singing of. "In the Garden", prayer was offered by Mra. J. R. Coleman. During Ihe business seulon, the 'ollowing officers were elected for :he new year: Mrs. Floyd Davis, president; Mrs. J. W. Fields, rice- president; Mrs. B. F. Wakefleld, recording secretary; Mrs. J. W. Walter, secretary and treasurer; Mrs. Jack Robinson, spiritual life; Mrs. J. R, Coleman, literature, Mrs. Glen Alexander, supply work; Mrs. W. B. Yount, missionary education and service and Mrs. R. A. Davis, reporter. Dismissal prayer was offered by Mrs. J. W. Fields. The next feeling will be held July 18 at the home of Mrs. B. F. Wnkefleld. Bits of News M&itltJ, Comina Events Social Calendar Thursday The Blylheville Rook Club will meet at the home of Mrs. O. O. El- Icins. Mrs. Eddie Ford will be hostess to the Avalon Bunco Club. The Thursday Rook Club will be entertained at the home of Mrs T. W. Go forth. The Gosnell W.S.C.S. will meet at the home of Mrs. R. L. Maxwell for a social at 2:30 p.m. Friday The executive board of the W. M.U. of the First Baptist Church w'll meet at the home of Mrs C. L. McWaters Jr. at 2:30 p.m.. _ The C.B.C. Club will he cnler- taincd at the home of Mrs. Paul Byrum. Mrs. Earl Damon will be hostess to the Friday Rook Club. Civic Calendar • Thursday Rotary Club, Hotel Noble—12:10 p.m. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors—2:30 p.m. San Antonio is. the oldest city in Texas, with its first permanent settlement established in 1118 along with the founding of the mission. Mrs. Alexander Hostess To Demonstration Club The Lone Oak Home Demonstration Club met Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Glen Alexander. Mrs. H. B. Yount was > new member at the meeting and Mrs. Essie Davis a guest. The meeting opened with the devotional by Mrs. Tom Dritton. A poem entitled "Mother's Hand" was read by Mrs. Alexander, after which the group sang "Arkansas." Mrs. Gertrude B. Holimon, county home demonstration agent, discussed insecticides for gardens. During the social hour, refreshments were served by the hostess. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Gray Jr. arrived from their home In Dothan, Ala., to be the guests of Mr. Gray's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Gray. Mr. and Mrs. George Clark went to Memphis today lo be with Mr. Clark's father, P. G. Clark of Jonesboro, who underwent a major operation at the Baptist Hospital there He formerly made his home In Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Earles and children, Joan and JimmiH have moved to their home at 1020 West Main which they recently pur chased from Dr. L. H. Moore. They formerly made their home in Osceola. Mr. Earls will be connected with the Noble Gill Real Estate Agency. Mr. and Mrs. J. Nick Thomas of Stewart, Fla., formerly ol Blytheville, will arrive today to be the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Blakemore and other friends for several days. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Jackson oj Luxora ar» the parents of a daughter born Monday at Walls Hospital. Their first child, she has been named Mary Elizabeth. Mrs. Jackson U the former Miss Georgie Mae Davis of Blytheville. Harold Rand arrived from Washington. D.C., to be the houseguest of hl» parent's, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rosenthal. He will leave Sunday for New York to attend to business and will be accompanied by his mother, who will visit there. Mr. and Mrs. Rosenthal and son are spending today In Memphis. They went especially to be with her aunt, Mrs. Ike Miller, who underwent an operation at the Baptist Hospital there recently. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Tabor of Dallas, Tex., will arrive today to be the guests of Mrs. Tabor's sister, Mrs, W. F. Brewer and Dr. Brewer. Dr. and Mrs. F. E. Utley have as their guests for several days. hLs parents. Dr. and Mrs. F. E. Ulley Sr. of Cavot and his niece, Carolyn Moran of Little Rock. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Adams are the parents of a son bom Saturday at Walls Hospital. The couple's first child, he has been named, Charles Michael. Mrs. Adams is the former Miss Gloria Smith. Mrs. William Borowsky of Manila underwent * major operation at the Baptist Hospital in Memphis. Mr. Borowsky U with her. Richard Jiedel spent yesterday In Memphis to be with the Borowsky's. Mr. nnd Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt have as their guests, Mr. Whltsitt's sister, Mrs. Imogene Piirnell and son, Joe of Jonesboro. Mrs. George Harrington is spending several dny.i In Greenway, Ark. She was called there because of the deaMi of her brother-in-law. Otto Shaffer, who died at his home Monday. Funeral services jvcre held in Pie^olt yesterday. .Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Blakemorc and children. Carroll and Sara returned from Hopklnsvile, Ky., where they visited with friends auri relatives tor several days. Marvin Lane was dismissed from Kennedy General Hospital In Memphis wliere he underwent treatment, and an eye operation. He was motored home by Mrs. Lane and her mother. Mrs. J. D. Booker Before returning home, they visited with Mr. and Mrs. Bidwell Dean of Memphis. Mrs. o. C. Ganske. Mrs. Russell Campbell and daughter, Miss Joan Campbell are spending today in Memphis. Mrs. Matt Monaghan Jr. a n rt daughters, Barbara and Rosemary returned from a weeks vacation In St. Louts, Mo., where they were the siiests of. their mother and grandmother. Mrs,. A. B. Chatman and also visited In' Centralia as guest of Lawrence Chatfrmn. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Hughes and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Baugher and Baptist W.M.U. Meets WHh Mrs. Fred Bean The Women's Missionary Society of the Number Nine Baptist Church met Monday afternoon at the home of Mre. Fred Bean for a Royal Service Program. There were nine members and seven gue.sLs present. The meeting vim called to order by the prnldent, Mrs. W. E. Rhoad.'. at which time the group repeated the watchword of the year. Mrs. Rhoadx a ho gave the devotional taken from the book of Hebrews. The theme (or the afternoon program was, 'Christ, the Answer for QueMionln? Youth." Those taking prcrt on the pr^ram were Mrs. Eric Ray, Mrs. Prank Coats. Mrs. Hershell Rustln, Mrs Raymond Whittle, Mrs. Rhoads, Sue Coats, Doris Bean, Sue Ca.ssidy, Alfreda Stovall. Geneva Caldwell and M^s. Bob Stoval], The program closed with sentence prayer. Following the meeting, (lie hostess served refreshments. She was assisted by her daughter, Dorris. Many from Out oi Town Attend Webb funeral A large number if relatives and visitors from other cities were in Blytheville yesterday for the funeral services for Samuel Evans Webb, 63, co-owner of the Nu-Wa Laundry. Services were conducted in the Holt Funeral Home Chapel nml burial was In Maple Grove Cemetery, Those attending from out of town Included: the Hev. and Mrs. T. E. Webb of Ada, Okla.: E. I,. Webb, Durant, Miss., and his son, Maj. E. L. Webb, Jr.. Snn Antonio, Tex.; Mrs. John Perkins, Hammond, La.: the Rev. and Mrs. J. Allan Webb. Wyntt. Mo.; Mrs. Roy Jacob, Memphis, Tenn.; Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Mrs. Hugh Lowe and Mrs. F. W. Turner, all of Sumner, Miss.; Mr. and Mrs. Orover Younger, and Mr and Mrs. Russell Ughtfoot, all of Rlpley, Tenn.; Dr. and Mrs John Samuels, Hickman, Ky.; Mrs Ruth Schlmmell, Hickman, Ky. and Mrs. Susie Smythe, Hammond La. Prepare Clothes Before Sending, Cleaners Urge BV AI.ICIA HART NKA Staff Writer The cleaner's eye view of Ihe dry-cleaning situation is as depressing as any disgruntled woman's view of it. For every garment that you can cite which came back "dirtier than I sent It In" the cleaner can slrnw one. at least, that had been badly "prepared" for cleaning. There's something to be said for the cleaner's view. Clothes can't be Just tossed onto his counters. First, everything that is removable hould be removed Few artificial lowers lake nicely to a dunking cleaning fluid, nelt.s are apt to eact as badly due to pasted-on kings. Melal buttons, buckles and pins are subject to tarnish houldcr pads with cotton fillers may get lumpy and white collar and cuffs which have been washed tefore, often turn yellow. Although some cleaners will put 'alley trimmings and white lingerie touches In a separate bundle o be hand cleaned. It's usually 'our responsibility to watch out At [Tie Hosnitals Wills Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Gene Hlickaba. and baby Steele. Mo. Mrs. Mary Fiirman, city. F. T. Byrd, city. Mrs. Joe Bartholomew, C uthersville. Mo. Jessie Hodge, Luxora. As early aj the 6th Century, a noted physician called Alexande of Tralles taught that prevention of disease was nn Important part of a physician's work. fefcer Springs Man Heads Arkansas VFW LITTLE ROCK. June 29. (AP) — The Arkansas Department, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and its aux- liary have ended a three-day convention here after electing officers and choosing Hot Springs for the 1950 meeting place. W. R. Orimn or Heber Springs was re-elected VFW commander by acclamation after Maurice Nichols of Monticello. who also had been nominated, withdrew. Nichols was chosen senior vice commander. Other officers elected at yesterday's closing session include John Sheffield of Helena, judge advocate. Mrs. Thedadean Bovard of Little Rock was elected auxiliary president to succeed Mrs. Elaine Geren of Fort Smith. Other auxiliary officers include: Mrs. Lucille Tackett, of Hot Springs, senior vice president; Mrs. Irene Harris of Fayettevllle, conductress, and Mrs. Lillian Myers of Caniden, Guard. Gloria Stroock, New York ac- Iress, takes a tip (ram the wardrobe mistress and circles with chalk a soil spof on her dress before sending 1J out to be cleaned. for your finery. Wardrobe mistresses who handle thousands of precious costumes have found that the scientific approach pays. Their tips are good for you: No more angry words between you and your cleaner if you mark all soil spots with highly visible chalk circle. Rust, grass, coffee, grease, paint, nail polish and ink stains require special attention. Identify these. If you can, when you bring in your garments. Don't settle for a pressing If your dress or suit really needs a cleaning. Heat Is apt to "set" certain types of soil and make permanent otherwise removable stains. The 'to-be-cleaned" pile mounting in your closet Is also a moth and a cleaning hazard. Spots also set Irrevocably—In time. Store evening clothes and winter wear only after they've been cleaned. Bos Oilier Open «:«• ShoB SurU 1:M Opens Sanda) l!*f: Start* 1:1) Conllnuout Showt Sat * Sum. Barcaln Nijshl Evert Kircnl Saturday No passes honored on Roxi Theatn of i spring flower fipiureJ imptm ]"n joliti jilver. A six pi etc place KE- ling costj >22.63 (PI,tiding /fJirjl La), DHEIFUS \leel lire!I us IIIMU i« muriin, uriHimu ui irutsauw I.iisl Time Today (DOUBLE FEATURE) Miss Mink of 1949 with Jimmy Lydon & Lai* Collier The Big City with Spencer Tracy and Luise Kainer Thursday & Friday Scudda Hoo, Scudda Hay June Haver & Lon McAllister Also Shorts New Hhampshire the "Granite State." is known as son, Kenny Ray will leave tomorrow on their vacation. They plan to tour Canada and also visit in'Wash- ington. D.C. They will return in two weeks. Misses Juanita and Genevie Sample are spending Icn days in St. Louis, Mo., visiting- with relatives. Dr. M. L. Smaller left Monday for Memphis lo join Mrs. Skaller and daughter. Joyce, who have been visiting relatives. They will leave Memphis this week for Miami, Ftn., to spend their summer vacation. Morris Zclluer left this morning lor St. Louis, where he will attend to business for several days. He will Join Mrs. Zellner and sons, Stanley and Marvin who are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Berger. Staff Sergeant Roy U. Goodman is attending the Btli army engineering school in Tokyo, Japan, and will also take a two months course to become an Instructor In the machinist division. He has been in Japan s year and is (he son of Mr. n nd Mrs. Hoy L. Goodman of Holland, Mo. Radioactive Sulphur Uted As Tracer of Citrus Burn VANCOUVER, Canada — (4>) — Radioactive suLtur tracers and a Geiger counter are used in the University of California to learn how sulfur burus citrus fruits. This knowledge may be useful to make safe, such popular insecticides BS sulfur dust and lice-sulfur spans. The methods were reported at the annual meeting of the Pacific Division of thr* American Association of the Advancement of Science. The report wns based on work done by Dr. F. M. Turrell and Marcella Chervenak of the College of Agriculture's Citrus Experiment Station, Riverside. Tt appears that when there are not enough metals present in the peel sap to tie up the sulfate formeri from the sulfur dust, the snlfate become sulfuric acid which is responsible for the burn. IT'S ALL-VEGETABLE FOR DIGESTIBLE COOKING IT'S ALL VEG£TA8L€ Courier News Want Ads ADD COLOR FOR SUMMER . . . with (he latest patterns in fabrics tor slip covers. Your choice of many colorful prints, solids and stripes. We also do fine i e-upholstery work at modest prices. O»r complete decwatlni Mn- iee orterm J*m the dintlnction of emton-bvilt firnrOn. «- qitatte l»nip«, carpetlni, an« mllpaper. "Patterns for Better LiVrr»9" House of Charm Deal & Whisenhunr 2021 West Main Phone 4621 Continuous Shows Box Office Open? \ :45 Show Starts 2:00 S:M a.m. 12:45 ».». 4:30 p.rr LISTEN TO KLCN COOL . . COOL . . COO' Refrlstratlail Air Conditioning Wednesday. 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