The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 23, 1949 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 23, 1949
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BLTTHEV1LLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATUKDAY, JULY 28, 1949 <? • 4 cXteteZtf Amelia Saliba, Society Kditor / Phone 4461 "Open House" Is Held At Marvin Smith Home Tlift new home of Mr. and J.frs. Marvin Smith at 1530 West Holly, wax the setting yesterday afternoon "•'hen Mrs, Smith entertained with "Open House" complimenting her mother Xfra. J. F. Jackson of Ro«eda!e, Mte-i. Approximately 100 guests called between th? hours of four and six, which Included out of town Rviests from Manila and Steele. Mo. Mrs. Don Smith greeted the guests •s they arrived, together with (he hostess- who wore a white eyelet dress over taffeta and pinned •corsage of asters at her shoulder, 1 Atid with Mrs. Jackson who chose ji coco colored afternoon frock, .complemented with and orchid ror- saje. Mrs. Don SmEth was dressed in yellow and pinned a corsage of white asters lied with yellow ribbon at her shoulder. The home was attractively ciec- ,nrated with various types of vases filled with mixed summer flowers. Centering the dining table, which was overlaid with a n Imported Chinese cut work cloth was a low silver bowl filled with a pink and yellow arrangement of gladioli, asters, and tuberoses and flanked by ivory tapers burning in silver candelabra. A reflection of the centerpiece coulri be seen in the large, mirror above the buffet which was centered with a striking arrangement of ivory gladioli. Adding to the attractiveness of the decorations on the table were the assorted party foods and the champagne punch. , Those who assisted In serving wer* Mrs. R, A. Nelson. Mrs. Monroe Grain, Mrs. James C. Guard. Mrs. WMlnrd H. Pease, Mrs. R, L. 'Gunn. Mrs. Ben Mac White and Mrs. R. A. Porter. They were each presented a corsage by the hostess. Bits of News •V\T.!> RECENTLY—Mrs. Gilbert Bernstein was belore her marriage Sunday. July 11 at Temple Israel In BlyilieviHe. Mrs. GuLn&ve Liven- slein Diilard. daughter of Mrs. Harry James Livensteln of Osceola. He is the sou of Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Bernstein of New Orleans, La, Following a wedding trip to Havana, Cuba, the couple will return to New Orleans to make their home where he is ft lawyer. Mrs. Poetz Enlertains Honoring Miss Jaime)' • Miss Eleanor Janney of Montgom" ery, Ala., houseguesl of Mr. and Mr«. o. O. poetz aas honored at a luncheon given by Mrs. Poetz at the Blytheville Country Club Thursday. Quests Included members of the younger crowd In Blytheville. , The luncheon was served on the porch of the club with the glass topped table being centered with a low crystal bowl filled with gladioli. Following the luncheon, the remainder of the afternoon was spent Informally by the guests. Mis* Janney wore a light blue crepe frock Jor this occasion. Mrs. Fowler Entertains C.B.C. Club and Guest Mr*. J. D. smith was a guest yesterday with memben of the C.B.C. Club when they were entertained at the borne of Mrs. Lendennle Fowler *t 631 Walnut. The home was decorated with cummer bouquets of mixed flowers. „ Mrs. Smith won high score in the • ft*rnoon games with Mrs. A. A Hardy winning second high and Mrs. Paul Byrum, rooko, A salad course with iced drinks was served during lhe afternoon by the hastens. Dinner Parly Is Given At R. E. Blaylock Home Mr. »nd -Mrs. R E. Blaylock were host and hostess last week wnen they entertained with a dinner par- ly at their home, 630 West Ash honoring her mother. Mrs. R. N. Hill Si'., who was celebrating tier birthday and also her brother. R. N. Hill Jr. and Mrs. Hill who were visiting here from New York. The dining table, at which the dinner was served was centered with a crystal bowl filled with mixed summer flowers in pastel shades. Other bouquets were arranaecl throughout the home. Following dinner, the guests spent the remainder of the eveninc informally. Mr and .Mrs. Hill left yestmlaj for Brevard. N.C. to spend the remainder of (he summer as gucsLs of Mrs. Kill's parent,-, They will return to their home in New York In the Pall. Read Courier News Want Ads Dessert Bridge Given Honoring Miss Franklin Miss Julia Ann Woodson entertained three tables of bridge guests Thursday afternoon complimenting j her IiouseBUe. c t, Miss Earlene Franklin of Gallatln, Tenn. The affair was hold nt her home at 15IS Chickasawba. High score prize went to Miss Donna Wunderltch during the ftft- ernoon games. Larry Gamraeter has been milted to Kennedy General Hospital In Memphis and will undergo surgery there Monday. He was accompanied there by Mrs. Ganuneler the former Miss Kalherine Hudson Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Grave* and son, Phillip of Pordyce and Mr Orayes' sister, Mrs. Minnie Marshal have returned from their summe vacation spent, In Hohenwald, Flat woods, Linden and other points o Interest in Tennessee. They visiiei with friends and relatives whll there. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Smith have as their houseguest, Mrs. Smith 1 mother, Mrs. J. P. Jackson o Roscdale. Miss. She will visit I Blytheville lor several days. Mrs. Hugh Hayes had as her guest yesterday her nlrces, Mrs. W. W Billing ot Memphis, Tenn., an Mrs. Clara Berry of Portageville Mo. They returned to their home this morning Mr. and Mrs. Harold Pennenle of Luxora are the parents of a dau ghter born Friday morning at Wai! Hospital In Blytheville. She Is thei second child. Mrs. Permenter Is th former Miss Sara Warrlngtoi daughter of Mr. and Mm. L. I Warrington of Blytilevjlle. Miss Eleanor Janney of Mon gomery. Ala., U spending sever days here as guest of Mr. and Mrs G. O. Poelz and family. MlM Janne accompanied them home and return to Montgomery the fir part of next week. Mr. and Mrs. Ray P. Price, son, Joe Ray. have "as their guest, Mrs. Anita Hart and Mis« G. West ot Seu-cy. They will return to their homes Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Barnes Crook have returned from their summer vacation spent in New Orleans and other points on the Quit Coa*t. They for two weeks. ARKANSAS GIRL HONORED—Tolise Gathlngs, nine-year ol daughter of Congressman and Mrs. E. C. Gainings ot Arkansas selected to present a bouquet of roses to Gladys Swarthout, famed Metro polltan Opera singer, on opening night of the Watergate Concerts ne» Lincoln Memorla! In Washington, D. C. More than 20,000 attended th opening night. The concerts will continue through July M. taptist Women Attend Rally ot Armorel Church About W women, from Btptlst hurchefi in Mississippi County, at- ended that asvxitiion rally at the Armorel Baptist Church yesterday. Mr i. R. H. Jones of Otceola, resident, presided over the all- lay meeting, which was concerned with youth activity, and the theme, Give Them This Day." The devotinai was given by ilic Rev. David McPeelce, and was en- itted "A Beautiful World." He also gave a brief biography of Alvln Hatton, a missionary In During the morning, Mis, Ed Williams or Wilson directed a conference study on missionary wort; Mrs. Jones on stewardship, Mrs. W E, Rhoads on community service and Mrs. Emmet t Cross on the young people'a work. During the afternoon special fea- Au-es of the program included special music by youth workers. Misses Dorothy Hughes and Sue Ca&sidy of Huffman, sang "Our Best" and "Why Does H« Love Me So." The; were accompanied by Mrs. Rex Hughes. Skits, showing the activl ties of the Girls' Auxiliary camp a Ravenden Springs were presented by MUses Janet Sue Boyd, Prances Sue England, Joyce Ann Boliick and Back Yard Is Girl Preacher's Pulpit In Bible Classes for Young Neighbors*! CLEVELAND— <NEA>— At an age when most girls are busy playing with dolls, n-yeai--old Linda Kassi- matls spends her time playing preacher before a suti- lulled "congregation." Every Wednesday afternoon for an hour she gathers her Hock of youngsters In her a Bible class. More neighborhood backyard for lhati 40 children usually attend. With all the decorum of one dedicated to the church, -she calmly leads them In hymns and tells Biblical stories, "Ltnda'jj always played church. She'd get her dolls together and preach to them," said her mother. Most children don't go lo .story hour Rt church, so I just thought I'rt start one here." Linda explained. Her .-seriousness in leading her .squirming audience never deserts her- Her answer to the discipline problem is, "I just start talking and they kr«p fiulet." It'.s not really that simple. A couple of the older children act as monitors and her parents stand by to shake a finger at the too active, Linda's father, a cook, is unemployed, because of illness. Its front of her on a little bench, she keeps her briefcase with church papers, Bible and bookmarks with religious pictures »-r * WE, THE WOMEN » Bj Roth Mllklt. NEA Staff Writer Why Do Students Cheat? Parents May Be Answer Shirley Cross. Mrs. Lloyd Coleman presented a vocal solo, "The Beautiful Garden of Prayer." The Brinkley's Chapel delegation j texts. She gives the bookmarks were given special recognition, as] member!, of the congregation for good attendance or lor bringing new members. Every service ends with lhe distribution of religious liierRttire and a "treat," a cold drink and cookies. Linda's chmch and some ol the having traveled the greatest number of miles to attend the'rally. hor uuuii gniiir.1. (were gone (or two weeks. The entertaining rooms of the) Mr< anrf Mrs . Roy Walton will . ome were decorated with cry.s<al heave tomorrow for a three weeks - aticl China vases filled with summer flowers in aborted colors. The hostess served refreshments of a dessert course later in the afternoon. Mrs. Bogan Is Hostess To Friday Rook Club Mrs. Hary Began WR.S hew t ess ye.i- terday when she entertained the Friday Root Club at her home on Clearlake Road. Dunne, the afternoon games Mrs. E. M, Holt received high score with Mrs. A. E. Miller receiving .second high and Mr.s. Don Haley, roolco. Arranged throughout the entf- (aiding rooms of the home were crystal vases filled with mixed summer Mowers. After the same*, the hostess .served a salad plate with iced drink*. • *, * A! The Hospitals Blythrvillr Hospital vacation through the Smoky Moiin- tains and other points of Interest. Miss Julia Ann Woodson and her houseguest. Miss Earlene Franklin of Oallitin, Term., spent yesterday Jonesboro with friends. They also went to Memphis to meet Major John Samuel Hudson, Jr., who arrived by plane from Robins Air Basa at Warner Robins, aa. He accompanied them to Blytheville lo bt the guest of his fiance. Miss Woodson, and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Woodson and daughter, Betty. Mrs. Bernard Gooch and brother, Charles Crigger, Jr., attended the golf matches at the Colonial Country Club In Memphis yesterday. Ira Crawford was admitted to Kennedy General Hospital In Memphis yesterday where he will undergo treatment for seveial days. His son and daughter. Raymond Crawford and Mrs. Dorothy Crawford Cole will go lo Memphis to be with him. Mrs Harold Dentils. Cooler, Mo. Pan) Cooper, Cooter, Mo, Mrs. Clarence Lorren and baby, Hornprsfille, Mo. Mrs. Martin Pankey and baby, city. Mrs. M. F. Hice and baby. Manila. Jackie Goodman. Holland, Mo. Walls Hospital Mr.s Rube Carson, city. Mrs John A Gann, Rt. *. city. Mrs. R. E Smith and baby. Gs- reolii. Mis J v C. Hhl and baby, Luxnrft! Mrs- Anna Adkin&on and baby, Stocle Mo. Glenn TVrner. Stele, Mo. Program Meeting Held By Baptist Junior R. A.'t The Junior R. A.'» o( the Number Nine Baptist Church met Thursday • fternoon »t the church for their program meeting with seven members and two visitors present. The meeting was called to order by Edward Moore who led the group In repeating the watchword lor the year. The singing of the R. A. hymn was under the direction of Chsrles Quarry, after which Mrs. Bob Sto- vnll offered prayer. Royce Kelllck gave the roll can with each member answering by repeating his favorite scripture. The -topic of the program was. "Does It Make A Difference?" Those taking part on the program and Ihelr topics were: Tommy Kel- A university professor recently* queried students In 33 state.-; to find; an answer to the question: "Why do college .students cheat?" He got a variety of answers, but high up on the list of reasons given were "family pressure and lamily rivalry. 1 ' The pity of it Is that IL U often the parent. 1 * who are the most ambitious for their children and think the yarr doing the most for them who put the most pre.ssure on their children. It starts when Junior Is in the first grade and the older be geLs the greater the pressure becomes. Junior brings ho tne an average report card and immediately the ambitions parents get upset. What does Junior mean getting only satisfactory marks when it Ls poMible to get an "K" for excellent? Mama hies herself to school to alk to the teacher. Papa takes Junior aside and offers him a bribe for every "E" grade he brings home. And a potential cheater is on his j way. ! t'Hildrvn Swk Farmls' Approval Why? Because children want to please their parents. They need their approval almost as much as they need food. And if all that the parents are inleresUd in are grades, then Uie youngster will get the grades somehow—even if they have to cheat to get them. Wiser parents don't push their children into cheating In order to save face ftt home. They are fn- Coming Events Social Calendar The W.M.U. Circles of the First Ba ptlst Church will meet as follows: One, Mrs. E. L,. Crouch; Two, Mrs. C. M. Smart; Three, Mrs. Leslie Moore; Foil r, M rs. Harry Brooks; Five, Mrs. Russell Marr; Six. Mrs. Jim Crafton. Miss June Buchanan will be hostess to the Y.W.A. of the First, Baptist Church at 1 p.m. Tuesday Tri-Tbwn Bridge Club \vill meet at the home of Mrs. James Terry Wednesday The Ji-nior G.A.'s of the First fi/yth«yj//t Woman One Of 22 from Arkansas Students ot Washington Miss Delia Purtle, former Mlssis- ippi County treasurer, ts among the 3,458 -students at Washington University who will complete the first summer semester's work, July 29, at S|_ .Louts. There are 22 students from Arkansas at the St. LouLs school, students from 40 states, 13 foreign countries, and two united possessions are enrolled for summer school. Flurry of Race Riots Ends in Florida Town GROVELAND. Fin.. July 23. UPi —Central Florida's flurry of racial terrorism appeared to have died out today, but National Guardsmen patrolled Grovel and streets to insure the peace. Viotence ugainst Negroes began last Saturday after a 17-year-old woman reported she had been rai>eri Dell Boys and Girls Get New Reason tor Attending Sunday School Youngster movie-goers at Dell will probably be seen more regularly In Sunday School when the news gct.s out that D. D. Flippin. who recently purchased the theater in Dell, gives away theater passes to those seen regularly at Sunday School. Mr. Flippin. formerly of Bragg City. Mo., last week received a diamond studded watch, a $50 savings bond, and the Jimmv 'Fiddler Award as the "American In the News" of the week Movie actor. Red Skellon. selected Mr. Flippin as his selection of the American In the News, and related his .=tory. While operating a tl'.oater in BrnRg City. Mr. Flippin started issuing tree passes to children who Opium, Gambling Dens Raided in Phoenix PHOENIX. Ariz.. July 23. iff U.S. Treasury Department agent? today held S25.flOO hi upiumJji gambling equipment seized in T raids on two Phoenix establishments. K:\rl Smith of thp department'! Narcotic Division sairl one of th< two dens i.s considered ninon? Ihi largest smoking and gambling places In the United State.s. At the first plncc. four Chiiip?i were found .stnokine! opium pipp in a network of basement room> it the second, a Chinese cafe, th Rents reported they found a qimi ity of opium, four pistols am moking equipment.. attended Sunday School four con- by four Negroes »nd tar husbtnd ^^ thS , undayV He had not beaten and robbed. ; surted lhe Demonstrations by armed bands of white men reached their height Baptist Church will meet at the Monday night when threp Npj»ro Mrs. Hamilton to Sneak At Nazarene Church Ml 1 .' Noblr J. Hamilton of Rog- president ol the Women's tere-stcd in knowitig what junior learned today—not what grades he marie tor last month's work. If grade." are tow they lake into ' Hardy, account the lad that maybe Sonny I — home of Mrs. Albert Encierlin at 2:SO. p.m. Thursday TwenlLeth. Century Cliih dance at Ine Legion HuL at H:30 p.m. Hosts and ho.ste^.sp.s are Mr. and Mrs. New-ton Whitis. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Webb, Mr. and Mrs. Utho Barnes, Mr and Mrs. L. C. Posey. Jr.. arid Mr. and Mr*. Joe Freeman. Blytheville Rook Club will be entertained at the home of Mrs R. A Copeland. Mr.s. Harold Hinson will be hos- ICM to lhe Thursday Rook Club. Mrs. Norman Speck wtll entertain the Avalon Bunco Clnb. I The Gosnell W.S.C.S. will meet at the church at 2:30 p.m. Friday Mrs. E. M. Holt win be hostess to the Friday Rook Club. The C.B.C. Club will be entertained at the home ol Mrs. A. A. houses were burned near her*.. So far, there have been officers said. no casualties, near geniv.s—even with (he ! brisTht parents he has. They recognize other accomplishments besides grades. Is Junior gaining in ;elf-rellance? Is he happy in school? Does he remember what he learns — even though he may be slow lo learn U7 Atk . Fnrrj"n M'5*ionary Society of Arksrsa.-- Dl.-trlrt. will be cur-sl ^nerifcor tomorrow nieht at the ^irM Clmrch of tile Nrmrrne. Mrs. HnmillriT hns clioscn as hrr sub- irfl. "NTi stons." Servico.s will be- -•m at 7:45. The Rev. Mr Hamilton will -oinpi'ny her to Blytheville. thr so- licit. "Buddhism": Gary Kirk. "T»o- j is lie making friends? Is he learn- ism"; Ertward Moore, "Religion STI Japan"; Thomas Kirk. "Religion in Hawaii" »nd Charles Quarry. "Religion In America." The devotional taken from the book of Acts was given by Mrs. Stovull. The commission and declaration was let! by Royce Kellick. after which the itronp closed the program with the repeating o( the Lord's Prayer. ing good spoTtamansVilp? There's so much a child can set out of school besides grades that it ta foolish of parents to set such store by them. Especially when It Is so easy for a child to conclude that grades are more important than anything—even honesty. Air Cadet Navigation Training Plan Offered Application for aviation radrt navigation training ma.v be made at the U. S. Array and Air Force Recniltln? Station at tile Cltr Hall. MSgt Winston D. Fra.ser. recruit- inn ofllttr, announced today. The training is a neu- program to be inaugurated this fall at Ellington Air Force Base in Hmston, Tex .The school, to train navigators for air crews or the latest type transports anri bombers, will be patterned alter the avi?tion cadet pilot program, and will bcsin November I. system in Dell, since he was busy getting started in a new location, but revealed that he was Betting tickets printed when he learned of neimr selected as t'| "American .(n the *Jews."'last week'. Baptists to Conduct Revival at Number Nine Revival services will open at the Number Nine Baptis^ Church tomorrow and R-lll extend for two weeks. The Rev. Oene Shultz, pastor, announced today. The Rev. O. W. Auten, pastor of Hie Armorel Baptist Church, will conduct the services and the Rev. David McPeeke, pastor of Mary's Chapel near Huffman will direct Lhe song service. Evening services will begin at 8 p.m. Marriag? Licenses The following couples obtained j marriage, licenses at the office of Miss Elizabeth BIythe. county clerk, ye-sterdpy: John Howard nf Kayti. Mo., and Miss Chloteal Howard of Ridgky. Tenn • Jesse. J. Lucy of Rlythevillt and Mu-s Brttyo Helen Tedder of Uix- ora. U.S. one' French Movies Attrart Cr.ech Patrons PRAGUE fAP) — The bi»r, queues in town these summer days —rtw?rfhis even those before the free market food shops—stand be- f oj-e Mie few American and French movies the Communist government •illows shown here. Such Hollywood oldies as "Arabian Nights" and "Robin Hood" are packing the:n in. alons with the French "Silence Is Golden". On the other hand, films, of which the Czechs gel plenty, do slim business. Products of the Czech lilm industry also no poorly at the box office against the western products. And i t Is no accident that the few available American films art = aved up for the summer montlis Both spcclators and exhibitors tell you why. It is because there is no trick to filling theaters h the winter, when people often go lo keep warm or to avoid boredom Ancient Silver Coins Are Moscow Treasure MOSCOW IAD—Another lrea.< ire has been found in the Mosco' suburbs. •Evening Moscow" said durln •ecent excavation work in the lieai iv toie-st a nomber nl an ciellt and very valuable silver coil were tli.wowred Hinder a stonowila The money, it said, dates back 1 ttic time of Khan Takhtamish. Continuous Shows Rox Oft'ii-e Opens ] :45 Show Slarls 2:1)11 8:00 a.m. T!:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m. LISTEN TO KI.CN Saturday Rol^Thunder Roll \vitli Jim Hii'inon Scn;il-~"B:ilinan anil Uobin" No. Eggs of ducks, geese, ostriches, l plovers, allSgntors. crocodiles, turtles.' penquins, Tiills. alhatro.s.-irs and pelicans arc all important parU ot the diets of peoples In some parts of the world. Read Courier News Want Ads. Diainouds sre often used to draw very fine wire. who rfxht POR nee esr/M/tres fXPfRTKAD/O SMfS AJVDSfKWCf POLIO INSURANCE \ THE SECRET OF A BRIGHTER, CLEANER WASH IN 5V WORLD S LARGEST COMPANIES At Low at $3.00 P«r Person a Year OPEN NIGHTS us « special service for Ihnse whn can nn( call during regular hours . . . Open 'lil S p.m. UNITED Insurance Agency Isl ft Mniu — Hear C'ily Drng "All Your Insurance Needs" Before .von go an>nhere—BUT Travelers Accident Insurance—Only !5« p«r rt*T • AGENTS WANTED • Send your clothes (o the Rlylhevilte laundry and they'll come back to you cleaner, brighter than ever before. But that's not all. Youi c!olhe» will last longci berauM they're treated carefully genlly an tm portant consideration today when it's so expensive to replace them. Next time call Rlylheville laundry and you'll discover what we mean by reallj "good laundry •ervict." Blytheville Laundry & Cleaners Phone 4418 Sunday «.• Monday The Lady Gambles with Kiirh.irn St:inw>ck and Roller! 1'reston «',T.ranimini M-W-. ,v Srlt-rtrrt Shnrt* Con't. Shnwins Sun.hiy 1:15-11.0« Box Oftli-r O|i,. M v S:45 Show Slarls luKt Dp^ns SuiKla> I:IHI Slurt* 1:13 Cnnttnuuu* Shuuy ,Sai A- Sun. Rarcain .Vistn Kverj NlRht Kxcepl Snlurd.n No passr? honored on Sunday • R»I> Phralre Laramie <vllh Charles Slarrell Serial— "Ghosl of /.arm" ,\n. 9 >ntiruous Shnwinj, Sat i Sunday & Monday tV>Ov!Bl.K Sitting Pretty —.lit. v»__ „.„ * wllh Msnrrcn O'Ham »nd Robert Voonr Fo* Movietone New» & Short Ont Show Kim

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