The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 4, 1944 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 4, 1944
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS MONbAY, DECEMBER -I, 19 M, Servicemen Want Rambling Letters About Home Life Miss Lindsey Engaged To' Local Business Man Announcement has Seen made of the engagement and approaching marriage of Miss Ruth tlndsey, daughter of Mr. and Mrt. Arch Llridsey, to J. iNl'Srriotheftnpn, son of Mrs. -John Smpthermon ah<j the late Mr. Erhothcrtfion of Anriorel. Ken's "'of the .engagement was made known Thanksgiving afternoon when Mr. flrid Mrs. Earl Snld- cr entertained members of the family .and intimafe friends at dinner.— The' marriage will be solemnized Eee! 18. • • . * Executive Board Mt~> Fourteen niefnbers of'the Executive Board oMriO Woman's Misslon- niy Union of First Bapllst Church met Friday' afternpori al4he hoihc of Mrs. H. H. Brooks, when the Rev. E. C. Browii, pastor,of tile 'church, was a guest. _ ' The devotional from Matthew 6 was given by Mrs..\V. J. Rodgers, followed by prayer by'(he Rev. Mr. Brown. Minutes of the previous: meeting were read and approved and plans werp made for the 'corning, year's work. The meeting closed with prayer by Mrs. Walter' Bishop. marriage of their daughter, Miss A dessert course with' coffee was' Alum Frances Etlenne, to Kenneth served during the social hour which, Hnrrtesly of Armorel. The ceremony last Monday at By nUTH MJLLETT He has bceii living on letters tor n couple of years—nnd so have hla friends. Tlie young serviceman gave a detailed answer to my question: "What kind of letters do the most to remind servicemen of home?" His answer, In just about these tvords was: "The rambling letters that go into the. details of everyday living. All too often the woman n man loves seeina to feel she must put "news" in her letters. And so she hits tho highlights of her lire. "Nor Is it unusual for her to say, "I haven't written for several days, because there has been nothing to write nboul. If she only knew It, nothing is too trivial to put Into a letter to the man nway from home. He would be Interested In hearing Hint she went down town to buy curtains, stopped hi'plenty of'chit-cfiaU the drugstore for a coke, and what the people who stopped to talk with her hnd to Bay. WANTS AKECDOTES "And the serviceman wants to hear all sorts of anecdotes about Junior (especially the kind he can get some fun out of repeating) for tlmt Is the only way he has of keeping up with his" growth and development. "He likes to find clippings stuck Into the letter, too, the kind of Items his wife might read nloud from the evening pnuer If he were at home." Tlmt ought to be good news to all the women who write rcyitlnrly to. service ine: 1 .. For most women's lives arc pretty drab Just now. But if It Is the little details of everyday living at homo the men want to hear—they can certainly give them Miss Etienne Is Bride Of Kenneth L. Hardesty Mr. and Mrs. Pete Ellcnne of Steclc, Mo., have announced the GIs Buying Up French Scents For Yule Gifts followed the business' meeting. Miss Green Will Wed Seigt. Walter R. Moir Mr. and Mrs. Clell M. Green today announced the engagement and approaching marriage of. their daughter, ^!Iss Bernlta Green • of Elytlieville, to First. Sergb. Walter R. Moir of New 'York, and Blythe- villj Arms- Air Field. The marriage ^Ul be solemnized sometime in. January. Miss Green has been employed at Bljtheville Army Ah" Field since it was activated ' in '. 1942. Sergeant Moir, the son of Mr and Mrs Jesse T. Mdlr of New Yor>, has been stationed al the local field since August, 1842. Wed Saturday At Chapel The marriage of Miss Conn Coilncienutz, daughter of Mr and C__ T D ., V i ,. )-, Mrs 1 c counderwitz of st Paul oon Is corn lesterday was performed Sacred Heart Church In Canitlicrsville, Mo., with the Rev. P. J. Doyle officiating. Mrs. Joe Gudc of Blythevllle .«.erved as matron of honor and Mr. Guile attended Mr. Hardesty. Mrs. Hardesty was' graduated from Holland High School In 1040. Mr. Hardesty, who Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie HardeUy, and his bride will make their home at Armorel. • • • Musical Tea To Be Given Mrs. Dalton C. Fowlston will be hostess at a musical lea this afternoon, 4 o'clock, nt her home at 1101 West Chlckasawba Avenue, when she will present 20 of her mi'rtc pupils .in n recital. Parents of the pupils have been invited lo attend. Mr Bits of News Mostly Personal James E. Hall, seaman 2-c In tho Navy, arrived Thursday from San Francisco, Calif,, to visit his pa'r- ents-.iMr. and Mrs. B. C. Hall. Mr. Will, who has been on duty in the Southwest Pacific for the past, si* months, -will be here for about three ;«ceks be/ore returning to California, for reassignment. •. Mr. and Mrs. Oeorge Duvnll had ns their guests Saturday night, Mrs. Harold Hood and son, Harold Jr., of Memphis. Mrs. Hood and her son spent yesterday in Ltixord as guesls of Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Dnvall nnd family. Mr. and Mrs. Earl McQregor and dauijhtcr, Marcla. Lou, have ro- '.urned from a. brief visit in Boone- vllle, Ark. Mrs. Bcrl Doiignn hn.s gone to Flint, Mich., for on.extended visit with her daughter, who is In school there. Miss Ruth Eads spent yesterday in Slkeston, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Evrard had as their guests yesterday Mr. and Mr:-, R, L, Gardner of ParagouJd. Mrs. Edgar n. FowUtbn of Mount Vernoh, N. Y., has arrived for an Bride-Elect Miss Bernlta Green, daughter of Mr. and Mis. Clcll M. Green of Stecte, will become tho bride of First Bcigt. Walter rt. Moir of Blythevllle Army Air-Field in a ceremony to be solemnized in January. bflby, Hy DUDLEY ANN HARMON Hulled Press Staff Correspondent PARIS (UP) — GIs shopping for' extended visit here with herdaugh- thelr favorile Chilstmns gift, perfume, threaten to bring about a crisis in the Industry. . At the niost popular shop, Chanel's, the saleslady said the Yanks were bui'Ing 10 times more than the Germans did nnd had already brought about the nearly complete disappearance of their favorite brand, Number Five. Describing present business us "formidable, 1 ' the bland mademoiselle said Germans swept through the shops shortly after Ilielr entry Into Pails but then lost Interest except for a few dally visitors. Scarves, Jewelry Next At duel-Iain's only Paris shop on the champs Elysees business averages $150.000 monthly even though customers are limited to n bottle 1 each. After perfume, scarves nnd Jcw- elry are present. GIs' favorile Christmas French head of Red Cross shop- ° f Field and St. Paul, son of Mr. and ", „"?„ Mrs::j3. Horeish of St. Paul, was " nl morning, 10 ch n ping service 'told llic United Press, ' "perfume and Jewelry are the wisest gifts because we ' them and their Icr-in-lnw, Mrs. Dalton C. Fowls ton nnd her • granddaughter, Patty Fowlslon. IM. and Mrs. Clyde Newman arid daughter, Fay, of Little Rock, spent the weekend at their home • oh Cherry street,. They had as their KiiosU, Private Newman's parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. A. A.-Newman; ills brother. ^Page Newman, and his slstnr, Mrs. Willie Drumwright, all, of nipley, Tenn. ' • Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Stovall and son, 'John Robert, ara .In Eudorn, Ark., where they went, .especially to be with Lieut. Earnest Stovall of the Navy, brother of J. ft. and \V. H. Stovall, who Is visiting his mother and brother there after bavins served 22 months in the SonHi Pacific. Mrs. R. E. Hoots returned this morning to her home In St. Louis fiftcr spending the holidays here with her parents, Mr; and Mrs. -Lee McMurtry. . , At The Hospitals BlyllicvilJe Hospital Admitted: Jr.ssc Sharp, city. Miss Veappltsc Mack, Poscola, Mo. Born to Mr. an<l Mrs. Carl Castk'man, Manila, a son tills morning. Dismissed:: Mrs. H. M. Lambert and Portagcvllle, Mo. Miss Fay'Allen, Steele, Mo. Richard Houston, city. •' Mrs. F. L'. Sanford, Steele, Mo. Vance Owen, Manila.' Walls Hospital Admitted:. 1 diaries Moore, Huffman. ' Clarence Johnson, Armorel. Dismissed: ! Mrs. E., R. Stewart and baby city. Mrs. Charles Burns, Cooler, Mo. . Mrs. J. H. Ozment, Cooler, Mo. '• James Deal. Parma, Mo. Memphis Baptist Hospital Admitted: The Rev. c. J. Rushing, Manila. Mrs. W. T. Jordan, Brngg City, Mo, Memphis Methodist Hospital Admitted: Mrs. C. E. Hlllburn, city. Born to Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Chris- tcnsen, Osccola, a daughter. Coming Events TUESDAY Woman's Missionary Union of Pint Baptist Church having Week of Prayer Program at church, 2:30 p.m. La Neuve Olub meeting with Mrs Mclvln Halsell. Mrs. W.- c. Higglnsbn entertaining Tuesday Bridge Club. _ Double G Club meeting with Mrs, John Llppltt. WEDNESDAY A, D. C, Olub meeting with Mrs Toby Long. Mrs. James B. Clarke entertaining Town and Country Bridge Club. Mrs. James H. Bell entertaining Wednesday Bridge Club. THURSDAY Mrs. O. \v. McCutchen entertaining Thursday contract Club. ' Thursday Luncheon Club meeting with Mrs. A. Q. Little. Octette Club meeting with Mrs C. 0. Langston.' Mrs. J. Louis Cherry entertaining Mid-Week Club. Thursday Night Bridge Club C.ITZ. Ctntmbom Show* Every Day Box Office Opens 1:41 Show Starts 2:01 LISTEN TO KLCN meeting with Mrs. Charles Bltlner. FRIDAY .Mrs. Lcndennie Fowler entertaining C.' B. C. Club. Mrs. El)b Reynolds hostess, to Initial Club. Howze, Texas. Based on the rale of five cents a kilowatt hour for electrical current, electrons cost $80,000 a iiound. COIOS'MUSCLEACHES.PBINS, uicbly relieved by Penetro— randnm^old-timomuUon &uet More thnn two-thirds of Call- don't f t> ml(l '3 330,000 acres In ; low. frul's Is planted to oranges. pair." $12 a in Paris, are send^g largely "money' ,, . ... , ,, , I orders and'German souvenirs 'such Most clothing articles are ration-'as, helmets• and clothing articlM. «!_!" " ncc s ° thc bo - vs lgllore i Since tr "iy .flooded the maHs lose them Crrplam S. J. Kim mett read he Snrn p ml , lnc Evr!m , rtoiible nng ceremony in the presence of a number of guests. Tlie bride, who was attended by _ Mr?. John H Rishel as matron Th- noval No io hb oi-t will hniH „ l " Cm ' .n „ m •"> , , I summer with live booby traps of honor, wore a two piece suit of buMness -iniMtlrTir tnniolii 7-in ii nt nL r ,,,?,"' -^ n , "' -' ' "'wrJodcd hand grenades ordn ^ h r^nts wi ^= s&Sa 5 ^^ ^^rn5^±t^ ™ - •—'- \vore a wool .suit of pastel blue, wllh a corsage of red rosebuds .Wounded Clear Lake Soldier Recovering Seriously wounded In action, Joseph E. Lunsford has written his . parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Luns'•} ford of Clear Lake community, Oiat l.he is.much improved.. .;|[i.Writing from a hospital in EiiE- '''laiid. be said his condition was satisfactory. Last Time Today Impatient Years with Jean Arthur and L«e Bownui Paramount Newa Selected Shorts Members of the American Legion - ! Auxiliary will meet tomorrow night, Pfc John H Rishel served as; 7:30 o'clock nt thc hut for a business best man. , :• * ! . jset-sion. Cnmediately; following the ceremony, a.breakfast was'held In thc Colonial' Room: of Hotel Noble, when-guests-ineluded members of the bridal parly, out-of-town guc:ts, and a rev, intimate friends. Sergeant and Mrs. -Horelsh, who now are in Memphis on al wedding trip, will. make their home here while he is stationed at. Hie local airfield Cut-of-town guests here for the weeding were Mrs. Counderwitz' mother of; the bride, and Mrs. B Horelsh,- mother-of thc *>T|r1-Tvsmi. both if St. Paul, Mis. Brown Enteitains Mrs. Leonard Handley, who lefl Saturday night for;St. Louis to join Mr. Handley 'and , ttveir daughter, Miss Rosalie Handley, to make her home, was .complimented that night when Mrs. Virgie Brown entertained with a supper party at her home at 504 South'Franklin. Tlie nine guests were seated for supper at the dining table, which was attractively arranged with a low bowl of Fall flowers. Small gifts were presented Mrs. Handley from the guests, and thc evening was spent informally as the guests waited for-train time when they accompanied Mrs. Handley to thc train. Girl Scout Members of all.troops of the Lone Troop Association of Girl Scouts will attend the picture show at the nit?. Theater tonight. Girls arc nsked to meet In front of the show by 6:50 o'clock. two Army mails. nonius salary on perfumes, "It sure Is better here than in London. StJosepti /VSF>IR|ff WORLDS URGESTSiLUnniSI . There you can't buv a thing. But prices here are too high." At thc army post exchange hi' Paris, where orders for Christmas fiifts were taken until recently S-Ei;t. William .Icffernoskl of Floral Park, L. I., said "Candy leads In popular choice. Last year it was flowers, bill delivery was bad and some didn't get there until practically Mother's Day." Front-line troops, unable to shop idfea. When COLDS Cause Fits of Coughing, MARGARET'S BEAUTY SHOP IM s. FIRST ; Phone 2532 Bring Us Your Beauty Problems MODERN EQUIPMENT EXPERT BEAUTICIANS 1st Upper Branchial Tubes Here^ quick action for wonderful relief right where you need it most: Just put a good spoonful of time-tested Vicks VapoRub in a bowl of boiling water. Tlicn breathe in the steaming medicated vapors...and feel the grand n:!ief that comes with every breath you take, as VnpoRub's wonderfully soothing medication penetrates right intocold-tonncniL'd upper breathing passages. So /idp/iit in loosening phlegm, cougcstionl It quiets the coughing spasms, soothes sore throat, clears the hoad nnd makes breathing much easier. Try ill ion CONTINUIHI! RELitr, rub VapoRub on tliroat, chest and backat bedtime ... the comforting action invites restful sleep and kccpson ivorking for hours, VAPoRua ELECTRICITY IN THE FARM HOME '^l.ct ns explain bow easily yon may enjoy electricity in your fntrn home. Estimates on wiring without cost! Charlie Stalcup tl6 N. IsC ' Phone 2993 y f "We Kepllr KTerjrthlBf Hear and his accompanist, Sylvia Smith, in a VIOLIN CONCERT at the High School Auditorium B/ytnevi//e Monday, Dec. 4th, 8:15 p.m. ADMISSION* ADULT s ^Umi^^lUIN. CHILDREN . (All Taxes Included) 61c Sponsored by Blytheville High School Glee Club and Band Tuesday & Wednesday Thursday and Friday DAVID O.SELZNICK presents His first production since "Gone With The Wind ""and "Rebecca" Me 111 leoniler JONES Joseph COHEN ShirleyTEMPLE Monty Robert WALKER V\en In Service ; . Sergt. John Smith, son of Mr. and Irs. W. A, Smith of Blythovllle, toute 2, has been transferred from amp Robinson, Ark,, to Camp relief. 2Sc, double 812 o35e. P.ENETRo RICH IN HU1IOH 511 in You chose wisely... FROM O'BRYANT'S ', Ihe Idvelighl In her eyes will le-" 1 fleet the happiness in her heart... when you give her a beaulilul diamond ring for Christmas! 3-DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING Gorgeous 3-diamond Engagement . Ring in th» fashionable fishtail mounting. Truly a revelation in 2-DIAMOND BRIDAL DUO Two beautifully matched rings, each with a brilliant dra- mond. You've found a regular place in your desk for your telephone book....Now it's handy when thc boss makes a rush calf.. . . It's made your work a lot easier, too And you've taken a load off Information's crowded switchboard. ROXY MiUura Sat. * Sun. 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