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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 11, 1948
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FOUR BLYTHEV1LLR (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Phone 'MG1 Mrs. O'Keefe Is Honored At R. B. Purvis Home Mrs. W. H. O'Kccfe, the former Miss June Gosnelt, was complimented last night, when Mr.s. T. M. d\r~ •way, Mrs. R. B. Purvis and Mrs. Grace Witks entertained with n miscellaneous shower and denser t bridge at the Purvis home. 'Hie guest of honor was presented her gifts from the dining room table which was covered with a beautiful lace cloth nnd centered wlth.ftn attractive arrangement of yellovVJonquils'iuid pi»fc gladioli. Bunco and bridge games were played during the evening. Prizes \vere awarded to Mrs. Joe Evrnrrl for high in bridge and Mr.s. George Ford, second high. Mrs. Roy Nelson won high in bunco. Miss Nell Harris, low, And Miss Pauline Lee, bun- co. Mrs. O'Keefe wore a t\vo piece frock of pink Rnberclme will) blark accessories. She pinned a white cm- nation corsage tied wltli pink ribbons, a gift of the hostesses, nt her shoulder. ; Enter;ailing rooms of Ihe honv j held mixed bouquets of jonciuils and pink and red gladioli. Sudbuty P. T. A. Meets At School For Business Suribury P;irent-Te:iclicr Association met yesterday afternoon at Hie school at 3 o'clock for their regular meeting nnd election of officers for the term beginning In September. Mr.s. L. S. Harlzog wns elected tu serve as president. Mr.s. Sam Owens, vice-president; Mrs. Boyce Moore, secretary; Mrs. M. C. Webb, trens- j urer: Mrs. George St Dwell, historian. Mrs. K. G. Partlow, wns n member of the nominating committee of which Mrs. Otho Stanlleld was chairman, gave the committee's report on the officers who line! been nominated. These officers will lie- Installed in May. Mrs. R. K. Stout, wns i>ioj;rani clmtrmim and the devotional wv.s given by Mrs. Stllwell. Mrs. Cliir- ence Cutnmings [:ave the president's message and Mr.s. R. A. Bcnymau presented the sixth grade studenls. who sang several musical selections. Mrs. Berryman was assisted by Miss Alma Peters, sixth grade teacher. Mrs, Hnrtzog gave the study course and she chose tor her subjects. "The Promising Rebellion" and "Hie Kiss and the Equandary". During the business meeting it was announced that "Fathers Night".'will be hchl April H, 8:OJ o'clock and also the county council meeting which is to be held in L.UX- ora on April 9, wits announced. Miss Beatrice Hargett'G second tfrade- students and Miss Peters' sixth grade students won the prizes in the room count. Honored At Luxora High School Bits of News Ik'tlyc Suo Mifflin Hoy Oti.s \Vfilkcr Jr. Brltyc Sue Mlfflln and Key Otis Walker Jr., both .seniors, were chosen "Mr. and Miss I.nxora JIl^li School" hy the student body of the school at n rrcint Who's Who contest. Mrs. Scherer Is Hostess To B. H. I. M. Rook Club Mrs. Leon Scherer was hostess yesterday afternocn at her home u> members ot the newly organized B. K. I. M. Rook Club. When rook games were played, prizes were won by Mrs. jS.-ri Boyett Jr., high, and Mrs. Paul Chambers, second high. The. Easter motif was carried In all the decorations of the honu- and the living room held bouquets of mixed. Spring flowers. A dissert course with hot coffee. WBS served by the hostess. Mrs 'Kirby Entertains Wednesday Bridge Club Mrs. Elton Kirby entertained members ol Wednesday nridpe Club tOfelhcr with one guest. Mrs. E. J. Cure with a two course luncheon yesterday at her home, The luncheon was served at the dining room table which was covered with n Venetian lace cloth mid centered with an attractive arrangement of mixed Spring {lowers. When bridge camcs. were played Mrs. Houchins Is Hostess To P. F.. 0. Sisterhood AI ivi. II. H. HouL'hins wu.s hasten:; yo.sleiday uUurncun at her home to m<:niher.s of Chapter 13, P. E. O. j Sisterhood with n 1 o'clock lunch- ron. GueMs rtt the affair '.vcre Mrs. I-:. A- Hale of Marion, houscsucsl nf Mis. J. G, Sittlbury and Mrs. F. D. ! Luncheon was served buffet stylo j from tho dining room table which ! wns overlaid with a Ifice cloth nml j ci'tUerrd witli yellow jonquil!] In n ] ]<nv poitery bowl. The- yellow nnd j white culm- .'it-home nl>;o \vjis cur- rit'tl om nt tin: tallies und other ilec- Ol'il! ions.; the business meeting presided over by Mrs. M. O. Usrcy, president, ol fliers for Ihe com In? year were elected ;ui<l installed. Mr.s. E. R. L'Mir.Lshii-e \vtvs named us prc.-.ide.nt: Mr.s. William I-.ruv.shf 1 , vico-piT.sidt'nt; Mr.s. Charles S. Lemons, secretary; Mrs. H. II. Houchins. corresponding secretary; Mrs. K- I!. Gee. chaplain; Mrs. B. A. Lynch, treasurer. nnd Mrs. Florence R.nnbo. luinrd. Mi.s. LniU'Lisiurc and Mrs. Hnuuh- ins \vcrc appointed to attend the j convcntiim of the P. K, O. Sister- I ; hoori to be held In FaycltcviHc on | the £)th and 10th of April. j Mr.s. UM'cy, tho retiring presi- ! dent, Vi'xs prc.senUid with a pin [ gtiiii'd by the members, ; <iVIiss Johnseu Is Honored [With Dance At Legion Hut i Miss Helma Johnsen, who wll^ leave tonight for New York Cityi where she. will attend the New York College of Music. was hGnored last nl|:ht when Miss Marjorie Robertson entertained \vllh i\ dance nt l!'o lotion Hut. from 8 til] is. The 31. PatriL-k'.'i D:w niotit WA'i cirried out in the decorations ot th>? ballroom. The guest of honor, who was cs- corled by Rolnncl nistiop. wore nltracllve blick fnlllc dress fashioned with n bnllcrinn skirt nncl black ncccssoi-ies. Inrlmk'il it', the 100 sursts who j attended were Mr. ant! Mis, John ; Stov.ill of Kelser. Mrs. Permenter Hostess To Demonstration Club Mrs. Walter I'mneiitr-r Jr. hosto.s.s nt her home Monday atler- ]]oon to 22 mcmbnr.s (if 'he Double Bridge Home Dcinonsti-ution Club and one guest. Mrs. George Brantley of Florida, who Is the house- KiiMt of her mother, Mrs. Walter Permenter Sr. Mrs. S. B. RcKelle. president, presided dilrlnc tlie buslne^.s srssion. The group repented the Lords Prayer, after which Mrs. llanna gaye the deyotlonnl. Each ineniljer pre.sent answered roll call by Muting the i-olor .scheme they liked most. Miss Wells, home demonstration nsent. i;ave .sc^'cral (Icinoiistratlons on color schemes and interior decorating. During the .social hnur. ;j;unt'.s were played under the direction of Mrs. Sudle Cecil j\]id pi-i/.es ;vcrc won by Mrs. Harold Perniciucr and Mrs. Archie Norman. Refreshments were srrvcd by ll>e hostess. Mrs. ocoree Stlhvel) ami Mrs. Rcv.CouchmanisSpeaker\High School Classes THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 1948 Gcoree Skelton are spending lodny i Community." P.-T.A. Meeting OSCEOLA, Ark., March 11.—The Ilev. H, J. Couchman, pastor of the First Baptist Church, was guest .speaker at (he regular meeting of the Parent-Teacher Association yesterday afternoon at the High. School. Subject for his talk was "The Home and It's Relation to Life In the In Memphis. Miss Marilyn neon, daughter of Mr.s. George Hmltli, has been In- Uurlng the business meeting, presided over by the president, Mrs. C. w. Watson, Mrs. D. V. Maloch itiated into the olil Oniesii snrorlty was elected to servo ns president; at tlie University of Arkansas, Fay- j Mrs. Jctlie Driver, vice-president; cttevllle, where she is a (roshmnn, j Mrs. Tim Bowles, treasurer and Mrs. Or. and Mrs. W. F, Jircwer Have! '••• ^- Tallaferro, secretary. Mrs. E. returned from Smllhlii'ul, Ky., "• Hums was clinlrmnn of the where they were called by ihe death of Ills brother, Hnrry c. lirewcr of Smllhlmid. Condition i>t Mr.s. J. C. Iiarnlsh. who underwent .1 mnjor operation noinhmthig coninilttee. The [jie.sident's message was given by Mrs. Driver and Mrs, Jim Henry led the Rraiip singing. The rooms receiving the most votes for wnu unuerweni. a major operation .^"u:» i«.i.i....»b \i.c must, voies 101 Tuesday morning :it the Memphis I lhc lllljm tmlnt were the nrst grade Hapllst Hospital. Is satlsfaetory. ot llle elementary school and the Mrs. Dorothy Spillmau of Phlla- elevenlli B''iulc or lhc high school. dclphla. Pa., arrived Tuesday for a weeks vlsil with her brother, Jim nolcson. Mrs, Roleson and son, nucky. Mrs. Irene- Wallace was dismissed yesterday from Campbells Clinic in Memphis where she underwent a minor operation two weeks ago. Her condition is much improved. Mrs. Jewell Smith and her mother, Mr.s. M. O. Goodwin spent yesterday In Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. George liarham, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Tant and Mr. and Mr.s. Hay Halt all of Blythcville, Mr. and Mrs. Prank Barham of Osccola, and Mr. and Mrs. Ctco Hall of Memphis, have returned home after attending- funeral services In Bloomlleld Mo., yesterday for Mrs. Lcc Barham who died Monday night following a lengthy illness. Mr. and Mrs. Baker Wilson arc In Memphis today to attend funeral services for Mrs. L. P. Brown. Mr.s. E. D. Rambo of Memphis, is spending several weeks with her son. Mr. and Mrs. C. I'. Rambo and children, Dan and Mary .Ann. Mrs. C. R. Johnsen and daughter, MJ.S.S Ilelina Johnsen and Mrs. Johnsen's granddaughter. Karla Moellcr. will leave tonight for New- York City where Miss Hclma Johnsen will attend the New York City College of Music, and where Mrs. Johnsen and Karla will visit the hitter's parents, Mr. and Mr.s. Karl Moellcr. Mr.s. Johnsen will return home after several days visit and will slop in Watlenger.s Falls, N. Y. lor a visit with Mr, and Mrs. Judas Moellcr. Mrs. Ebb Spradley and Mrs. O. M. Gray spent Sunday ami Monday lit Memphis. Two Teachers Receive Certificates of Honor Mrs. Gcurge Wicgs, fourth grade teachor at Sudbury School, and Mrs. Lillian Frank, .sixth grade teacher at Central School lu BLylhcviUe, received fci tificates of liono': in a contest sponsored by the Quiz Kids radio program for 19-18 Uest Teacher Contest. Donald Hay Clayton, fourth .grade .student, and Kenneth Alley, sixth grade student, each sent a letter to the contest stating that their teacher was the teacher who influenced them most in their studies. The winner of the contest, which closj'd March 5, will be announced at the close of the .school year. Last year's winner was given a trip to Washington, D. C. Quiz Kids arc children from schools all over the United States chosen by a committee of well known educators. Sponsor One-Act Plays CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo,, March II—The Junior Class of the Caru- thcrsvllle High School will sponsor Bridge Club Entertained At Ed Simmons Residence OSCKOLA, Ark., March 11.—Mr. and Mrs. Ed Simmons were host and hostess Tuesday to the Two Ta- -nuisvine ingn rtcnooi win sponsor ana nostess rucsday to the Two Tai special entertainment program ble Clulj members at their home on xuislsllng of four one-act plays at West Qulnn. the high school auditorium Friday. March 19th, beginning at 7:30 p. m. It was announced today. The plays are being directed by four students of the Advanced speech department. Kach high school class one play. give The plays arc: Freshman Class—"Elmer," directed by Jean Claxton. Sophomore Class—"The Dark i Night." directed by Jimmy Jean ' In the bridge games. G. L. Wardell won high score and Steve Bowker, second high. Refreshments of party foods and hot drinks were served by the lios- Man Arrested in Osceola Faces Two Check Charges Jacob C. Carter. 22. of Corning, arrested In Osccola Tuesday on a - .......... ...... ... <l''«"ltcn driving charge, Is bein s Bough," directed by Maxlnc Young. hcltl '" tne county Jail there for Senior Class— "Cloudburst, cctcd by Geneva Dlxon. Smlth. Junior Class—"The Broken -itii uy ueneva uixon. I l - JI " Awards will be given to the best \ ioi ^ y .; actor nnd actress, and Ihe best production. Judges will be selected from . dlr- ' Cralghead County authorities on a charge of forgery, It was learned Carter l s alleged to have forged a S350 check which he used as the down payment on a used car purchased In Jonesboro. He Is also said by officers to have forged a eneck for $1,400 In Corning which he used to purchase another car. Crusading Editor Says Police "Framed" Him WEST MEMPHIS, Ark.. Mtrch 11. (U.l».)—jack Coughlin, 32-ye»r old militant editor against gambling said today that his arrest last night on charges of driving under influence of an Intoxicant was n "frame- up" to drive him out of business. Coughlin said he wasn't driving. He said that one of the two arresting officers "roughed" him up and threw some whisky on me," Coughlin said that Miss Jullt Mynders, his accountant, was driving. Coughlin and his brother, Pel«, have opposed Ihe Crlttenden County political administration. In • recent court case the brothers won a $10,000 libel suit filed agalMV (hem by Sheriff Cecil Goodwin. If Letter Carriers, Postal Clerks to Be Employed outside the school. Pupils Plant Trees CARUTJIEnSVILLE, Mo., Marcll II—In contests held In connection with Arbor Day program in high school here, the Student Activity Committee sponsored a ceremony in planting (wo dogwood trees on i Deadline for Uic fllin" of annll Ihe campus, nnd Emma staten I cations for Civil service Manilla- ' VanAiisdall won first place in the [ tiolls ' OT Hie position of substitute I Arbor Day Speech contest. In the, nl! " 1 carrier and clerk in'the Bly- • Dogwood Drawing Contest. Jac- I thcvill e and Caruthcrsville post ] offices Is March. 16, it was announced today by the director of the Ninth civil Service Region In St I.oms. Application forms and examination information may be obtained from cither post office the announcement stated. quellne Coker was first, Norma J...,. Bennett second, Helen Cokcr third, and Anna Grace Cokcr fourth. Read Courier News Wan* Ads. Moss Bryan Invites Your Patronage The GIFT SHOP Modern and Antique Gifts In Blytheville, Arkansas At The Hospitals Mlylhr.villr Ho.ipltal Dismissed: J. T. Ocorgc. city. Stanley Webb, Steelc, Mo. C. H. Gurner, Rt. 1, city. Wills Hospital " Dismissed. Mrs. I, If. Grindslnff. Slcele. Mrs. Wootirow Alexander, Rtc.3. city. Mrs. L. O. Long, Rle. ?, city. I'atsy Gall Baugher, Hornersville, Mo. Coming Events Social Calendar Thursday Pidelis Sunday School Class of the First Baptist Church will have a class party at the home o( Mrs J. J. Cookston at 7 o'clock. Mrs. Raymond Schmuck will be cn-hos- tcss. Friday Blythcville Girl S:ouls will present an international Friemlshin program at the high .school audi- 200 Pupils to Present Grade School Operetta CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.. March 11—The annual Grade School Operetta will be presented here at the high school auditorium Friday night March 12. beginning at 8 p. m. The production is under direction of Mr.*. Redman Dunham, Grade schunl music supervisor. The operetta is "Kay and Gerda" or "The Snow Queen." adapted from Hans Cristian Anderson's fairy talcs by Hazel Watts Cooke, and approximately 200 grade students will participate. The cast of principal characters includes: Sue Powell as Gcrcla; Homer Dale Braccy as Kay; Margaret Kindred as Gerda's grandmother; Barbara Mouscr as Kay's mother; Joan .Meredith as The Snow Queen; Su.-in Cunningham as Witch: Joe Michc as flagman; Dickey Richardson ns Robber Capitain; Harriett Hawkins as Robber Giri; Bobby Trantham as First Robber; Margaret Davis as Tiger Lily; Shirley Wyatt as Snowdrop; Ami Dillman as Narcissus; Mona Choate as Rose. Other students will comprise the Business Meeting Held By Demonstration Club : torium at 7:30 p.m. Each troop will various chorus groups, designated | be presented and the public is in- as snowflak.cs, urchliu, men, \voni- vitcd to attend. |Cn, flowers, angels and robbers. Alpha Beta Bunco Club meeting I The primary Rhythm Hand, un- i at the home of Mr.s. Cecil Graves, j der direction of Ann Richardson. C.B.C. Club meeting at the home will play between the second and A GRAPETTE The lush, ripe flavor... The delightful-aroma... The soft carboiiation... Energy-rich dextrose... Ouick-chill bottle... Roy. Kidd Conducts Study The t,w. Harvry T. Kldcl. pastor of thr First i'rrsljyterinn Church, pavr the fifth in a serle.% of ililiJo Mudirs last night at thr dnirch ^-ith ^n inembeis aiul gucst.s at- Thc l!cv. Jit. Kidd chose as his topic. "Evfiits in the Ln.^t Week In tlie I.:tr n( ChvLU" ns recortlccl in the 23id and :Mt!. chapters of Mnt- thf w. Preceding Die ihscuw-ion. n ]>ot Uiek .'iiipprr was servrrt with Mrs. Wlb Srr.uiicy. nwlstrrt by Mrs. A, I-'. I)i"!i•:,•!•.. Mis:. May Dixon and MT-''. (", P, Dixon. hi charge. Oui of town guests were Mrs. K. A. :ii>!e if Marion. Mrs. c. P, Rain- I:" :-':-,. of Mrinphi'-. Robert Wiuv Mrs. W. J, Pnllarrt w,>n high and Mrs. iiany Kirby. second. O:li:r ri,:.^: t ;ur.;r.K loums f>; ll-.f home wc:e t|['Liir»tul with buuqiii<:.s of in.x. il K]) :lo\\i r. The Do;:wood Home Dcmonstra- lion club met yesterday at llio clubhouse for a business mcetmj with Mrs. P. S. Parker as hostess. There were 11 members and 0115 new member, Mrs. Jonas Camp, present. Devotional was given by MM Parker. Mr.s. J. T. Hipp, im-sidi-n:. w.:s in c harfic of [lie business .s:-.i- Mon. when plans V.TVC. discussed and made to select the theme for the booth they will have ill tlie | Mis;is.xlpp1 Cininiy Fair rxhibit.i. They selected "Cotton" as their I ihr:nr. ! A tit nionsi ration ft-n.> civrn by Mrs. Ira Koonre shnumc the cor- rrc-; way to sew ,\ Upper In a nar- I FollowiiiK the meeting, n s (; i h.iur was hold ami refreshments of I cake and coffee were served bv ;he of Mrs. Cornelius Scherer. Saturday Benefit Bridge at'the Woman's Club at 2:00 p.m.. spnnsnrcrt v: members of the Blythcville Woman's Club. third acts. Osceola Events Thursday Klwanls Club meeting at the Elc- mcntry School at 7:CD p m. Friday Two table club meeting at the Mrs. Sartain Hostess To Supper Club Members OSCEOLA. Ark., March II.—Mr.s. Klliott Sartain was hostess Tuesday night when she entertained the 48 Supper Club with a three course dinner at her home on Quinn. Following- dinner, bridge was played with Mrs. Sartain winning high Mrs. Hook Entertains Business Women's Circle OSCKOLA. Ark, March II.—The liu>itii'M and Professional Women's Circle of (he Presbyterian Auxiliary met Tuesday nt the home of Mrs. r. A. Hook with 13 members ntU'llilmi:. Mi - Hill Uiihird. chairman or the nvup. pre.-ldcd durlnu the htiimeij M: i 'ii. Devotional v>us i^vcn by M::-. I,. C. Hudson with Mrs. L. T. I.awrriur In charge of the program <'ii -I).) I Menu It." A M-(l;il l,(;ur followed the ni-Tt- liumc of Mvs. ZCKC Pollnrd, Victoria I v „,, ,, v „ „ „ " —=•• at 2:00 p.m. i K . arc ancl ' c - c ' Bowc ". second Wcslcyan Guild mrrting at the ' hlRl1 ' Kirs I Clllirrh at 7:30 p.m. Tllxt'K llr;il Colrl MT. VERNON. llld. lUPi Walter L. Thomas, water superintendent, announcerl water bills for residents during the winter mont.i:; would have to tic estimated on the basis of previous recordings. He said if meter boxe.s were op< neri for ! i radiums, they wotild freeze immediately. Continuous Shows Kvcry Day Box Office Opens l-.lo Sliow Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KI.CX 1:00 a.m. li:lfi p.m. 4:30 p.m Read Courier New* Want AdJ FEINBERG'S Flare'd Back SHORTIECOAT Perfect over everything . . . jaunty fared back shorties In Pastels, Whitei and Plaids. Come in and see other other smart fashions in Coats for th» EASTER PARADE. Priced to meet any budget. llax Office Opens (5:30 .Shoff SUrli r,:ir> Opens Sunday 1:00: siarti is IS Co nil nun us Shows Sat. ,fc Sun. 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