The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 7, 1944 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 7, 1944
Page 6
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, IDJd BIATIIFCVILI.E COURIER NEWS Coming Events FRIDAY Mrs. Lendennie Fowler entertaining C. B. C. Club. Mrs. Ebb Reynolds hostess to Initial Club. SATURDAY A.A.U.W. meeting with Mrs. O, E. Quellmalz, 3 p. m. Maty Alma Gough Is Bride Of Corp. Harry C. Keatts OSCEOLA. Ark., Dec. 7—Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Qougli announce the man-Inge of their daughter, ' Miss Mary Alma Gough to Corp. Httrrv C. Kentls of Victoria, Ark., am! Al- tavlsta, Vn. The , marriage was quietly solemnized Thursday night at the liome of \y. P. Hale, justice of the peace, who officiated. The bride wore a two piece suit of purple wool with black accessories. Mrs. Colic Miller of Victoria served us matron of honor, wearing an afternoon dress of black crepe with black accessories. Hirst Sergeant Miller served Corporal Keatts as best man. Mrs. Keatls. who attended Osccola High School, now is employed by Young anj Young. Corporal KentU, son of T. I,. Keatts and the late Mrs. Keatts of Baltimore, Md, attended school In Chatham. Va., and was a farmer near AlUwista prior to entering the service. « * Mi's s Dolen Entertains Miss Marguerite Dolen, who often plays bridge with members of the A.D.C. club, was hostess to tiuil group mid one 'other guest. Miss Prances Little, entertaining last night at her apartment in the Goff Hotel. , Tall vases' of red rosebuds decorated the living room of the apartment where the bridge tables were arranged. High score pi-fee was won by Mrs. Ben Harpole and second htgh by Miss. Little, and the hostess served a salnd course with coffee. Club, Guest Entertained Tallies in keeping with the approaching holiday season were used yesterday when Mrs. James 13. Clark entertained members of the Town and Country Club for an afternoon of bridge. Mrs. G. E. Keck also was a guest. High score prize was won by Mrs. Keck find second high bv Mrs O W. McCutchen. Light refreshments were served. Celebrates 4th Birthday Lortls "Sonny" Garner, son of Mr. nnd Mvs. Louis Garner, celebrated his fourth birthday Tuesday afternoon when he entertained 10 of his young friends at his home on Syca- ,more Street.' ' Games were played for several hours under the direction of "Sonny's" sister, Freddie' Garner, and each child was presented with a tiny American flag as a favor. After the gifts had been opened, refreshments of birthday cake and iced drinks were .served. Mrs. Garner was assisted by Mrs Grady Goff and Mrs. Howard Bev- ells. * * » Mrs. Halsell Is Hostess Mrs. Mclvin Halsell, entertaining Tuesday night, at her home for members of La Neuve Club, also was hostess to two other guests, Mrs. Stephen Thurelon and Miss June Workman. • Fall flowers in colorful hue decorated the living room of the home. High score prize among club members went to Mrs. Jack Chamblin and second high to Miss Peggy White, while Mrs. Thurston received high guest prize. The hostess served a dessert course. Bits of News Mostly Personal Miss Elizabeth Smith spent yesterday in Memphis. Mrs. J. w. Dolrn is spending the week in Memphis as the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Roberts and family. , Mrs. R. E. clemcnsou returned lost night lo -her home In Kansas City after a visit of two weeks here with her sister, ;Mrs. Loy Eich nnri family. Mrs. Clemenson came especially to be here while Mrs. Eich was convalescing from a recent operation. Lieut. George Cross Jr., has arrived for- a 10-day visit with hts parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cross 1 and family, before reporting to R>rt Worth, Texas for reassignment. Lieutenant Cross, who' .returned several months ago from' foreign service with the Arjny Air Forces, has silent the last few months attending Harvard University "where he was taking special work., ' Mrs. J. B. Sims of Lake > Village, Ark., is spending the week 'here its the guest of her daughter, Mrs.'C. II. Perm and family. : Miss Hillie Damon, who lias been employed at the Selective Service Office In Blythcville, has gone to Memphis where she has accepted a position with Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Company. . . Staff Sergt. Glenn Harrington and Staff Sergt. Nat Carson arrived Saturday to spend their-.fur- louglis here with their (ainllics after almost three years service in the China-India-Bnrma war theater. Sergeant Harrington and Sergeant Carson will report on Dec. 30 to Santa Ana, Calif.,, for reassignment. Schools To Close Friday, Dec. 15;," For the Holidays Public schools in Blythevlllc'wiU be dismissed "at the regular -.close of school on the afternoon of Friday, Dec. 15, for the Christmas holidays, it was announced today by w. B. Nicholson, superintendent. Classes will be resumed on the morning O f Monday, Jan. 1. Early dismissal of the schools is being made in an effort to relieve the emergency work situation, Mr. Nicholson pointed out, and with, the welfare of the students themselves in mind. Inasmuch as a large num- tcr of students will be employed either part or full time for the 10- day period before Christinas,, and school work would probably be interrupted to a great extenfif classes were held during that time, school authorities decided it better lo dismiss classes entirely for 'that period. , .- . i At The Hospilals Rlylhevillo Hospital Admitted: Miss Imogeno Wilson, Hornersville, Ko. Dismissed: Bobby Smith, city. Walls Hospital Grovcr E. Snydcr, Manila. Dismissed: Bonnie Ann McHaffcy, city. Charles Moore, Huffman. .Mrs, George Shanks, city. E. G. Bctzler, city. Memphis lUiplisl Ho5|rilal Admitted: Mrs. c. H. Bryant, city. J. Glascoe, Osceola. Era Matthews,.Osceola. One $18.15 war bond will supply a Navy flyer with a fur-lined flying jacket. v There are 22 sets of brothers in one Canadian anti-aircraft battery now in England. . . Dates Princess Syt. James J. Kaporis, above, on duty with the 7th Army in the principality of Monaco, m»l an attractive blond and, Yank-like, : promptly "dated" her. When he went to the address she gave ; him. he discovered that it was' the Royal Palace of Monaco, and • thnl his "date" was Antoinette,! P.iincess of Monaco. "She i turned out lo be a swell date,"! Sgl. Kapoi is reported, adding '• tlial his royal partner picked up. American dance steps jn n»; lime. But Will It Go Choo-Choo? CNEA.TelephotoJ, : 11 docsn'l look very different, but actually It's the first turbine- i powered locomotive, a Pennsylvania Railroad engine shown at I. PiitlftdeJfihJSi .Pa.;..Nqt?._abscncc of .cylinders, piston*, drive rodi. Joseph Lunsford Awarded Order Of Purple Heart Joseph E, Lunsford, wounded Nov. 10 in the European tliep.ler of war, 1ms been awarded the Order of the Purple Hcnrt, ho tins Informed his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter P. tmisford of Clear Lake community. Writing from a hospital Jn EngJ limcl. lie said he was "doing nicely." ly." Private Lunsford Is believed to be tlie first soldier lo pmchivo n tlCOO war bond In (ho sixth,War lioiwl Drive, It 1ms been announced. He purchased the bond W hours before Die campnljsn formally opened lo win Hie first position, "Cllvo us (lie iMinunnltlon i\ml we'll d.? tlie Job," lie wrote from (he hos- pltnl utter receiving (he medal for injuries received. His three brothers In .service also have purdiiiscdsub.stiintlnl amounts of war bands, they Imve Informed <hclr parents. Dr. CaivinHTWaJJcr Dies At Little Rock U'lTLE ItOCK. Dec. 7. (UP>- f3r. Calvin 1). Wnller, who served as Dnslor of Mltle Rock's Beconil llap- llsl Chvircli for 25 years before retiring Inst Jan. 1, dled.iU his Lltlle »ock iionic lust night. Or. Wulley was 70 years ot use. A tintlve of Jornldslown, Tciin., he held a bnclielor's degree from Cur- soti-Ncwmnn Collcfic mill a Doctor's degree from Union University, lie was nmiiled lo Miss l^lla Mac Heed of .lom'sboro, Tcnn., In June, 18D8. PAGE OBVBM During SVnllrr'a pastorate nl (lie Ulllo Hock church, which ho took over In FeVvuary, Iflia, membership of the church Increased from 1,100 to 3,000. He was past president nl tht> Arkansas State Baptist Convention niuf held numerous otllces In various Baptist imd civic orgunl- Survlvors Include his wife, tlireo daughters, llirce grandchildren, two brothers imd a ulster. Closing Unused Fireplace Helps Keep Home Warm An unused fireplace Is frequently a cansu of drafts and hcnl loss. Ai\ excellent remedy Is to close oft the fhcplnce with a piece of Insulating board. Far n decorative (ouch, cover the board with wallpaper or pntnl or slciiell u dpslijii on II, The Insiilat- board can Ije obtained In .shet>(« IIIKI cut to the desired Blic. Anolhcr heal coyservlnu •idea, ;<;c- onuucnildl by u lending home decorator, Is to protect windows with drall Imards made of' JiisiilnlliiB Ijoard. They can be made by scciir- Intj two pieces of the board Into the window frume wllh slotted moldliigs to allow movement up nmj down. fnbrlo h jnadp o{ astcttos. fjbc-.s, ilmllai to used In the familiar asbestos cogent sh.l.ngJe.'C and sld- Ingb which protectirJmany home? fiojn fire today. Household Uses Seen For New Fireproof Fabrics : Amoiijf the IJOOIK forecast for homcinnkers after the war, cxperls now predict fireproof Ironing board covers, which will eliminate hot Iron scorches dining telephone "chats"J burnpriiof pot ''mid pal) Htleis anil even claaretlc-proof upholstery covers. These, It ' Is expected, will be made from a new, light fabric nsljc'sto.i now used to protect military firefighters. Tlie A Frank Statement About Christmas...... & * Stocks of Christmas merchandise' are adequate to meet normal demands. Except for necessary curtailments attendant upon, the war effort, you will find sufficient gift assortments in virtually every department. Although special orders, odd sizes and'extensive color ranges are no longer possible, there is a gift for,everyone on your Christmas list at a price attuned to your wartime budget. ' HOW YOU CAN FACILITATE YOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING: 1. Plan to do your shopping well in advance of Christmas. Whenever possible, shop early in the day mid early in the week, to lighten the burden of overworked store staffs.,And MAIL Early! 2. Select as many small gifts as possible and carry all but the bulkiest packages with you. 3. Do not make unnecessary or unreasonable demands in the mutter of "future deliveries," "hold merchandise" or substitutes. •I: Select Christmas gifts that reflect an appreciation of durability and good value. Let us remember Unit needless- spending is still as unwise as it is unpatriotic. 5. HEFORK YOU MARK A SINGLE CHRISTMAS PURCHASE, M A K K VERY CERTAIN THAT YOU HAVE MORE THAN FULFILLED YOUR OHLIGATION TO HUY UNITED STATES WAR UONDS AND WAR STAMPS. Miss WhitsUt's Shop "See Wlw.Cs New At Whitsitt-s" TO EASE MISERY OKHilD'SCOLD RUBONUICkS 1 wVAPORUB American Legion Hut thurs,, Dec. 7th 8 P. Jl. Admission 35c Sponsored liy . itKsiiipi Com Home Demonstration Clubs ississippi County Conf'mnoui Show Every Day Koi Office Opens 1:41, Show Starts 2:08 LISTEN TO'JILON am 12:41 ,jn. UN » Tinirsdiiy and Friday DAVID O.SELZNICK presents His first production since "Gone With The Wind" and "Rebecca" one flUffi Jennifer IONES Josepli COHEN Shirley IfflPlE "SinceYou Selected Slmrl Subjects ROXY S«t. A Son. Only ««ch Dlghl «:45; lUrU » Opcuj Sunday 1;CK); .BUifa'liU Onltuaooi Shows gat. ui< Bu». Uterpta Mjht eTery'Mjtbt Bzeefl '• on Ihi R«y. Thursday and Friday

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