The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 23, 1949 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 23, 1949
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• Mrs. Greer Is Honored 'At Handkerchief Slower ! tin Fr»nk Oreer, who Is leaving ! toon with Mr. are« and their two i children for Holly Springs, Mis§., to m*k« her home, was guest of ' honor lut night when Mrs. 8. 8 Pittenon «md Mrs. E. R. Mason en- 1 Urtalned »t the Patterson home. * ^Th» »ff»lr, a handkerchief show- tr, WM att*nd«d by members of tfce St. Cecelia's Guild of St. Ste! phen's - Episcopal Church. Mr* ! Oreer ha» served as chairman OJ that group for the past w«r»' months. Apple blossoms In a soft shade of pink were used in the living roon where the gueote spent, the evening r'ln Informal entertainment. Prize !>in the contest* conducted went to 1 Mrs. Greer and Mrs. W. T. Oberst f, A sandwich plate with iced drink I Was served by the hostesses, wh f, were assisted by Mrs. Oberst, moth V er of Mr». Patterson. Special guesta Uwere Mrs. Greer's mother, Mrs. ''John Ely the, »nd her sister, Mrs. W- I. Malln. 10. E. S. Group Entertained f At Dan A. Blodgett Home i Mr. end Mrs. Dan A. Blodgett f were host and hostess last night V «t ttieir home, -1916 He«rn, to the '••'•'rut. Matron* and Past Patrons of f '' the Order of the Eastern 8tar, when fi, they entertained with a covered • :• dish supper Mrs. L. M. Burnett was ' co-hoat**?. There were X presen', i Including three guests, Mrs. Mary r Wilton Henley and Mr. and Mrs. '. i Supper wa« aerved bultet style I from th« dlninj table. The small ; table* were each centered with an t arrangement ot pansles In crystal r Yas«. Bouquets of Iris. narclsM and liUullpa were attractively arranged i'.'-lri the entertaining room* of the i home. i • Mm. J. A. Sallba presided during ; .» brief buslneis session, »t which r tlm« she appointed Mrs. Love B. i Adams to preside at the meeting -'during her absence this summer. ' Recent Bride Bits of News ^wv Tsa^a® Mrs. Marlon Lee Painter was be lore her marriage, April 15, at the First. Methodist Church in Otceola, Miss Gloria Jeanne Geldrelch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roland W. Oeldrelch ot Osceola. Mr Falnler Is the son of Mr. and Mri. Joseph H. Painter of St. Charlei, Mo. Coming Events Social Calendar Sunday The Annual Tea lor the Epsllon Sigma Alpha Sorority Rushees 1 will b« held at the home of Miss La vonne Portlock from a L S p.m. The Beta Sigma plil Oh»pters will have their Tea at the home of Mrs. George Hodges, 1707 W. Holly from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday The Woman's Council of llic First Christian Church will have a business meeting at 2:30 p.m. at the Church. Senior Banquet at First Melho dlst ohurch at 7:00 p.m. Mrs. Ray whlttington entertaining Hie C. E, O. Club. Epsilon Sigma Alpha Sorority having an Invitational dance at Lonnle's Club at 8 p.m. Tuelday Mrs. Eric Whltley entertaining the La I'ellte Club. Tuesday Bridge Club being entertained at the home of Mrs ick Hale will be hostess to ,c u» Nuevc club. Club Eight will meet at the home has been conauciniK ««•»-1 of Mrs o ° o . Poetz . gellstlc revival meetings in various Mrs Qarrard caudill will be hos cities in Kentucky. tcss to the frl-Town Bridge Olub. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Phillips arel ll - M spending two weeks vacation at the Greenbrler at White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. Mr and Mrs. S. P. Cook and Mrs M. S. Pankey spent Thursday In Little Rock with friends. Mr. and Mrs. Mlckle Armstrong spent two days as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cunningham and family In Osceola and also visited with friends In Memphis. Mrs O. T. Bledsoe returned to her home in Pine Bluff, after hav_ Ing spent several days here with ELYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Holland Ntws SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 1949 i W W. Shaver will be dismissed from Cambells Clinic In Memphis today where he underwent an operation. Mrs. Shaver motored lo Memphis today to accompany him home. Condition ot Mrs. John Brock, who underwent an operation at St. Joseph's Hospital In Memphis Tuesday U slightly improved. Mr. Brock nd Mrs. Smith Brae Club Womfcn Elect Th« Women's Federated Club met Wednesday. The following officers were elected to serve Jor the remainder of thin year and for 1950: Mrs. L. Berry, president; Mrs. Voris Workman, secretary: and Mrs Byron Holly, treasurer. The officers will be installed In September. The meeting was held in the home of Mrs. William Rogers with 10 members attending. The discussion subject for the meeting was: "Rel Iglon In the Home." Lamar Ashley, sophomore wh was sponsored ori an educatlona Journey through the state capltx by this club, gave a review of his trip summarizing the outslandln impressions of the two day excursion. Young Art Students Win Recognition For Work in Junior High School Here Mrs. E. T. Crlddle was hostess Wednesday to the Town and Country two table club. Mrs. Eual Samford won high; Mrs. Lewis Hester won second high and low point was made by Mrs. Plnncll Capehart Mrs. Virgil Otely was a guest tor the evening. A salsd plate was served with fruit punch and cokes. Mauley Fcinberg, 13-year-old Junior High student, was presented a certificate of award and a gift of art supplies, by the State Federa» lion of Women's Clubs, at the local club's meeting at the Woman's Club yesterday. His award was tor producing tile winning oil painting In a Penny Ar Fund exhibition contest. He was firs place winner for the Forrest City District. His entry was a landscap scene. The wlnuors In the contest were named at the State Convention in Little Rock earlier this month, and Blytheville'5 club president, Mrs. E. F. Blomeyer, who represented the group there, was told of the winner rom this club's entries. The Junior High School lias been jresented »50 by the club, to assist hose art students who need additional supplies. Manley previously won second prize In art displays at the Northeast Arkansas District Fair last In, who lias been conducting evan- The Town and country Olub will lie entertained at the home oJ Mrs. c. Modlnger. Chlcknsaw Chapter, Delphian Society, meet at Hotel Noble at 10 a.m. Thursday Nu Plil Mu Sorority will have Mr. and Mrs. Ancel Webb ot the Sta 1 Line have adopted a baby girl Sunday whose birthdate Is March 12. She has been name< Marilyn. This Is the Webb's second [adopted child. Mrs. Scott Utely underwent a year. He is the son of Mrs.. Philip Feinberg, 701 West Walnut. Mrs. Blomeyer also Introduced two other art sludenls from the Junior High School. They were Jimmy Goforth and Charles Hinson. The three students displayed some of their Legion Auxiliaries to Hold Fifth District Meeting Ti.e Fifth District Meeting of the Amerlc-ui Legion Auxiliary will be held Tuesday at the Hut In Bythc- vtllc ar 2:30 p.m. It ts expected that, representatives from the 10 unlU In this district will attend the meet- Ing. Mrs B. F. Stewart, president of the Auxiliary In Blytheville will preside over the opening of the meeting. A 1 o'clock luncheon will be served at the Noble Hotel for the out of town guests. Out of town guests who attend include: Mrs. Stacy Toole, McQee, Ark., department president; Mrs. . L, Winkler. DeWItt, Ark., de- rtment. first vice president; Mrs. ara Combe, Little Rock, depart- enl secretary and treasurer ;Mrs. O. Beard, Jonesboro, department laplain; Mrs. George Raines, Osola fifth district president and .„ Filon A. Farley, Lcpanto, first ce-president of the filth district Say It . With Flowert THE FLOWER SHOP C lento t Uulldlng I'hone 1491 or 2717 major operation Tuesday at the| work Methodist Hospital In Memphis. Mrs. Gilbert Hammock, Jr., pre- »nd tor • Fallowing the business session, :; rook wa» played with Mrs, Raleigh Bylvwter winning high score ; ttie wromen and Gus Eberdt : ' toon for the men. Don Haley <ielv»<l the rooko prize. i'|Mr«. Poetz Entertains ^Bridge Club and Guest ' \ •" Mrs. James B. Clark was • guest i ytjterday together with member* of l"th« Friday Contract Olub when |• KM. G. O. Poets entertained at her jl'konisv 1314 Chickasawba. KtT*owiu«ka ol tulips, splrea and '. 'narcissi were used to decorate the -room* whan brldga was played. 'In the afternoon games, high ) JKori went to Mrs. Loy Welch with r.Jfri, R. d. Fair receiving second i Ugh. |v : RcfnahmiaU were served by the r hostess. Birthday Is Celebrated By Dora Bernice Wylie Dora. Bernice Wylle celebrated her llth birthday with » skating party at Warann's Skating Rink this morning. Approximately 80 children attended the party. Mrs. H. W. Wylle. assisted by Mrs. Paul Jobe, served refreshment* of ice cream and cake to the group. Each guest wan presented • yo-yo as a favor. • • • Wilson P.T.A. Group Holds Regular Meeting WILSON, Ark.. April 43—The Wilson Parent Teachers Association met Thursday In the high school auditorium for their regular meet- Ing preceded by an executive meet- Ing. The devotional was given by Har- lim aj'ViJV am-**—* f- her sister, Mrs. O. R. Collins Mr. Coll in i. Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Cook, Jr. arc Yartaro School who gave a talk Tuscumbla, Ala., left Tuesday to on Speech Correction Mrs. Harr .......... - ----- . „, .visit ther lathed and grandfather. W. Halnes reviewed the stage play call meeting at the home of Mr «-™ef c her Riddle at Truman. Ark. "Death of a Salesman" by Arthu Fred Childs at 8 p.m. ...... ^ | F m tn „ y „,,„ go lo Detroit. Miller with Lee J. Cobb as the acto Miss Laura Pugh entertained Fred She also gave various quotations an Slay of Blytheville Wednesday with displayed scenes from the play 1 a birthday supper. Also present Life Magazine. were Mr. and Mrs. George Smith of | Mrs. Ray Hall, president, dls i ' Mri. Moore Is Hostess j To C. B. C. Club, Guest i Mrs. Rose Moore was hostess yes! ierday when she enlertalned the , O. B. C. Club and one guest, Mrs. i J. D. Smith, at the home at 1113 ! West Ash. i Mrs. Lcr.dennie Fowler won high • : »core during the game* played with ;. Mrs. Paul Byrum winning second i high and Mrs. Smith, rooko. Tulips and iris in crystal vases • itere used throughout the enler- ; iairurn rooms of the house. ; The hostess served refreshments of pi* and iced drinks. i • • • 1 Business Meeting Held ' By NuPhiMu Sorority }'. Th« Nu Phi Mu Sorority met l«st ' Jilght at the home of Miss Mary . Van Sneed for their regular busl- ';• ness meeting. : Mrs. Larue Hammock, advisor, i presided over the meeting in the ;' absence of the president, Miss Joyce . Damon. Durmg the business ses: sion, various reports were heard from the officers end committees. It was also decided upon to have 1 • a call meeting, Thursday, April 28, • at g p.m. at the home ol Mrs. Fred ' Child* with Mrs. B. R. Allen as i hostess and Mrs. Monroe Besharse i as co-hostess. t The hostess served refreshments of pie and coffee following the ' meeting. Jamet Greenleaf Whllller was first Inspired to write verse when, u a boy, his teacher loaned him a copy of Robert Burns' verse. UIC UB«utlut»i»* n.i.1 e .'-.. --* old Ray, high school student, after which Miss Martina Hyde read the president* messnge. Elstner Beau, agriculture instructor, wa» speaker on the program and chose »s hta subject, "Soli Eroilon." He also Illustrated It with » f«m on conservation of natural resources. Two piano solos were presented by Lois Jean Lcftwich and Jo Lee Williams at the clone of the program. During the buslnws session, presided over by Mrs. Raymond Coiner, president, It was recommended that the P.T.A. purchase glasses for a first and fifth grade students Mid also finance dental treatment for a sixth grade student. Mrs. Maurice Lynch reported on her trip to the state convenllon In Little Rock and stated that the Wilson PTA received a superior rating. Refreshments were served by the fifth grade pupils mothers. Mrs Lynn TranmJn. chairman of the room mothers. wn» awlsled by Mrs M. E. Mlllington and Mrs. Hudson Wrenn. . . . . , the parents of a son bom April M it Skallers Clinic in Blytheville. The couple's first uhlld, he has been named M. C. Cook III. Mre. Cook is the former MlsssVIrginla Blomeyer, Mrs, Pleas Yarbro returned to her home after having spent the bast three weeks ' Rochester, Minn. While there she underwent a check-up in Mayo's Clinic. Smith Taylor Ilrackln Jr., Is confined to his home. 2318 Carolyn with the measles. His condition is sllBhtly Improved. Mrs. Mark A. Llmblrg of Shoffner will be the weekend guest of her daughter, Mrs. Floyd Haralson an< Mr. Haralson. She will b« Joined here by her son, Lieutenant Ch»rle E. Llmbirg of Dayton, .O. Mrs. Frnuk Wolscy returned horn after having attended the milltar funeral service last week for he brother-in-law. Courtney Clifford who died In Ihe Jefferson Barrack Hospital In Chnffee, Mo. She als attended the funeral services to Mr. Wolsey's niece. Miss Helen Wo scy. i" Cape Qirardeau, Mo., ye* tcrdny. Blytheville Rook Olub will meet at the home of Mrs. Elva Poe. Mrs. James Hill Jr. will entertain the Octette Club. Mrs. Dale Horn will be hostess to the Thursday Rook Olub. Mrs. Bill Gllbow will entertain the Avalon Bunco Olub. The L. E. W. .Olub will meet at the homf of Mrs. Glen Harrington The Thursday Contract Club ill be entertained at the home of rs. Rodney Banister. Mrs. H. H. Houchlns will be hos S6 s to the Mid-Wcek Club. The Gosnell WS.C.S. will meet t the church at 2:30 p.m. Friday Mrs. George D. Pollock Jr. will ntertain the Friday Contract Club. Mrs. Paul Byrum will be hostess D the C.B.C. Club. Mrs. Suir/van to Conduc Training School Here A leadership training school fo children will be conducted at th First Christian Church by Mrs. W. Sullivan of Little Rock, who stale children-; worker for th Chrlsllnn churches. The lirsl of the classes which b gin with the beginners class ant Including the Intermediates, will held tomorrow lit S p.m. at th church. Psrents of children of on one Interested In children* wo are asked to attend the meetln The cl&ises will be conducted ca evenlns at 7:30 o'clock through F day. Civic Calendar Monday Junior Chamber of Commerce— 7 p.m. Boy S'out, Court of Honor, Christian Church—1:30 p.m. Tundxy Junior High P. T. A. Executive Board 2,30 p.m., followed by P. T. A. niesllnsr—3 p.m. Lions Club, Hotel Noble—«;15 P.m. American LCfrion—B p.m. Wedneaday Blytheville. Those from out of town who were here lor the funeral of Mrs. Hettle Ratterree were: Mrs. Herman Swanson and twq children and Leonard Richard of Flint, Mloh.; Mrs. Sam Sherwood and Mrs. Lessle Richard of Hayti; Mrs. Ed Hampton, Sr. and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Harnpton of New Madrid and Mra. Lillle Michle of Mlcola Mr. and Mrs. Lee Yeager and three children of Memphis were here Easter at Mrs. Ycager's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Yeager. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Smith and small son visited Mr. Smith's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Smith, Sr., of near Nashville, Tenn,, last Saturday and Sunday. Mr. and Mrs, William Wilson and daughter of Caruthersvllle attended Mrs, oarvln Wilson's birthday supper here Thursday night. missed the meeting. Hostesses were Mrs. James ' Gates, Mrs. Charles Ray Newcom Mrs. Hennon Towles, Mrs. Russe Hays, Mrs. Buford Young and Mi Damon McLcocl. A meeting of the club's executi board was held preceding the ge oral session for the club women. Memorial Service Held Yesieyan Service Guild Meets with Mrs. Gaines The Wesleyan Service Guild o le Promised Land Melhodlst Jhurch met yesterday at the home f Mrs. Marcus Gai.ies with 19 members rnd three visitors, Mis Polly Fowler, Mrs. Norman Hoppe nd Miss Ada Laura Fowler present The program was given by Mrs Felix Hill and Mrs. Calvin Hill will Mrs. Roland Howard offering pray er. Following the dismissal prayer, •efreshments were served by the lostess. $ 25 or more trade in allowance on your old washer, regard- ess of make or condition. on a new BENDIX Automatic Washer This Is Your Chance for Real Savings—Come in Today i HUBBARD & HOKE Appliance Co. 1 •i The congregation of Temple „ racl held a solemn Memorial Service lust nlglit In honor of the memory of the lute Dr. Stephen S. Wise, rabbi ot the Free Synagog In New York, who died Tuesday night. The service u'fis In connection with :he regular Sabbath Services with ;lie rnbbi using ns his topic, "Stephen Wise. A Great Humanitarian and Outstanding Lender of American and World Jewry." Two Mississippi County | Men Complete Aviation Courses of Florida Base E. Cross, Jr., ol ome Demonstration Touncrl Members Meet The Home Demonstration Coun- met today at the Blnckwater hool for an all-day meeting, with cits prepared by the various clubs be presented a! a feature of _ program. The morning session wns: spent various commltle" meetings, tli a leader training meeting for me management leaders nt 10:45 d a demonstration tor the rec- ational leaders at 11:45. The skits will be submitted to e State Extension office for Juclg- g. and the best skits will then be rculated In other states. The skits how the work of the home demon- ration clubs. Capt. George . , ,Y C U..*»..- , . Blytheville. »nd First LI. Robert Klwan* C,*, Hotel Noble-n.10 Thomas ^oet^of P. T. A. Executive Board | Taotirart School at Tyndall Post Office Receives Puerto Rfcon Stamps An allotment of 5,000 speclR Puerto Rtcan commemorativ three-cent stamps has been recelv ed at the Blytheville post office, 1 was announced today. The slam \viis issued in commemoration c the anniversary of the founding o the Puerto Rican republic. Blythe ville has about 200 stamp collector Returns from Conventio Postmaster R. 3. Stevens of Blytheville returned last night from Little Rock where he attended the annual convention of Arkansas poslim.ilers. Se.ssions were held Thursday nnd Friday and Postmaster General Jesse M. Donaldson, Waslimplon, D. C., attended. You Are Cordially ' Invited to Visit The I Accessory Shop i Feminine Apparel J Mabel Hogan Jessie Srite Hole! iNnhle Klrtg. Blytheville, Ark. Air P. T. A. -12:10 —2:30 p.m., followed by meeting—3 p.m. Thursday Rotary Club. Holel Nobl' p.m. Education Committee. Chamber of Commerce office—3:30 p.m. Mississippi County T. B. Association Council—7 p.m, Osceola, Ark. Community Service Council, City Hall—*:« p.m. Al Hie Hosoitals BlytheTille Hmpital Dismissed: W. E. Kennedy, Ste«le, Mo. Mr*. Clyde Turner, city. WaJU HwrdUl Dismissed: Ronnie McCoy, Rt. 5, city. Willie collln, Holland, Mo. Force Base at Panama City, Fia., yesterday. • For the past 16 weeks air force officers, selected [or special, training, have taken an Intensive course on military management, operations, operational services, new development and tactics. Captain Cross is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Cross, and Llcu- I tenant Goetz Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Effie L. Goetz. Read Courier News Want Adi loyal Service Program Held by GosneH W.M.O. The Gosncll Baptist Women's Missionary Society met Tuesday light at the church for a Royal Service Program. There were 11 members, one new member and three visitors present. Mrs. Maymo Moody was In charge of the program. The meeting opened with the singing of "There Is A Fountain" followed by the devotional given by Mrs. Jackie Lloyd and taken from tin bool» of Matthews. Those participating on the program were Alllce Lett, Mrs. ROy McKay, Virginia VanCleve, Mrs Norman Shealds. Mrs. Edna Karnes and Gladys Jones, The meeting was closed with sentence prayers. Driver Fined $35 Alice Brown was fined J35 and costs In Municipal Court this morning on a charge of driving while under the influence of liquor. Read Courier News Want Ads 2 A.M. Death in Memphis Not Really Too Serious MEMPHIS. Tenn. </?)—Two o'clock In the morning, and a sudden sharp report like a pistol shot. Mrs. Ada Morris told herself It vas nothing, Then foot-falls and hushed voices. She crept to the window. Shadowy forms were clustered around a power-pole on the street. She caught the word ". . . dead. The figures melted away. Mrs. Morris grabbed a phone ant! called police. But the utilities truck got there almost as soon as the police did. and put a new fuse in the switch-box. 7000 Displaced Persons Go to Australia Monthly LEMGO. Germany — </Fj— About 1.000 displaced persons a month are being accepted for emigration to Australia from the British zone of Germany, the international refugee organization announced. One Funeral Delayed HAMBURG, Germany — (if] — A woman's corpse lay for two months n the morgue at Schwelm because of a mix-up over her funeral, the German magazine "Ncue Illustrler te" reported. The body was In ; coffin believed to be empty. The woman's adopted daughte did nothing about the funeral be cause she tbonght her nenhew ha seen to it. The nephew thought 1 had been arranged by the adopted daughter. 0EB Continuous Shows Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN 8:00 R.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m. I Today Only Advice to the Lovelorn STOCKHOLM — UP)— The Reverend Erik Arbin, Stockholm, had a piece of friendly advice for young couples wanting lo get married quick. He told them the story of a marriage ceremony which was prolonged for several minutes because the bashful bride refused to L ys "yes." The sweating clergyman finally coaxed her into it but afterwards' asked why she had been so reticent, "You shoudn't said the bride. be too anxious, Rev. Spurfin to Conduct Revival at Calvary Bapti The Rev. J. T. Spurlln ol Hs\ Mo.! will conduct revival services at the Calvary Baptist Church beginning Sunday and continuing for i two weeks. Services each day will be held at 10 a.m: and B p.m. Special music will fealure solos, duets quartettes and the choirs of the church THE SECRET OF A BRIGHTER, CLEANER WASH ATTENTION Soybean Growers! DORTCHSOY NO. 2 SEED SOYBEANS R«cleaned, Tested and Tagged. PRICE J2.75 Per Bushel. 1949 Soybean Support Price 90% Parity. Pr«iM* mtrt Myfennt per act* b; planting hlghml TteMcr IB 1M« yield conlett «. 1, Seed For Sal* By BLYTHEVILLE SOYBEAN CORPORATION 1800 W«rt Main Phone 856-857 Send your clothes to the Blytheville Laundry and they'll come back lo you cleaner, brighter than ever before. But that's not all. Your clothes will last tongei because they're treated carefully, gently ... an Important consideration today wh«n it's so expensive to replace them. Next time call Blytheville Laundry and you'll discover what we mean by really "good laundry service." Blytheville Laundry & Cleaners Phone 4418 Open For Business Rollison sr Co. NORTH 10»h ST. AND CAMP MOULTRIE DRIVE Arkansas and Mississippi Yellow Pine One Board or Truck Loads OUR PRICES ARE RIGHT ————————— IF WE DON'T HAVE WHAT YOU WANT WE WIU. GET IT 0. S. ROLLISON Serial: "Bruce Gentry" No. 8 and Short Continuous Slumlng Saturday 12:30-11:30 Sunday & Monday Box Office Opens 6:45 Show SUrts 7:00 Opens Sunday 1:00; Starts 1:15 Continuous Shows Sat. & Sun. Bargain Nighl Every Night Except Saturday So passes honored on Sunday • Roxy Theatre RESIDENCE PHONE 3309 Today Only Range Renegades with Jimmy Wakeiy Serial "Jungleland" No. 10 and Short Continuous Showing Sat, lZ:30ril:3 Sunday and Monday My Dog Shep with Robert Lowcry and Flame, the dog Fox Ntws »nd Selected Short* Con«. Show Sun. 1:30—Jl:»0

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