The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 3, 1949 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 3, 1949
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PAGE POUR BLYTHEVfLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 19-19 Boci&tu, Aleuti Amelia Snliba, Society Editor [ Phone 4161 Surprise Shower Given For Miss Mar>- Ann Parks A series ol social events lionuriiiti Miss Mary Ann Porks, wlmsc «n-' gagcmcui, to Kasar JJ. Oslm, Jr., "t Lime Kut't was recently announuea, was initialed liibi ntgm wlien urn. Howard uralKim ot £>ct'ele, MO., and her motlxer, Mrs. Kaipn Uonyinan, Tnuty-nve friends of tiie lionu- ree, uiclucilng many uf tue college set, gathered at tnc home ol Mrs. Curtis Dennett, HU3 Hearn. for Hie surprise miscellaneous shower. A mm'dUtrc v.tiuc inuyer buok tupped with a titiy while orcnid ana streamers ol II-JITUSV wnile ribbon designated Miss Parks' place. Guests were seated at iiiiail tablts where each place was niamcd wicli white violets and streamers ot wliite ribbon and pale green malliic. Individual centerpieces were tiny parasols of ruffled maline which were presented to each guest ui favors. Qreeti iherbcrt and cakes were served. A fan-sliaped ari.inucmmt of white gladioli lormcil itie background for Hie lace-araped dining table. 'IVIn sweetheart cakes in f;reen and white, Inscribed "Ann" and "Ed" ullh the date of the wedding, were placed as a centerpiece in a nest of green and white inaline and white violets. 1 Miss Parks, wearlnc a pink and black plaid frock with black accessories, pinned a corsage of while gardenias, a gilt of the hostesses, at her shoulder. Her mother, Mrs. Max Parks, was also presented a corsage of white asters. Each guest prepared a market list for the bride to use on her first trip to the "Jot 'Km Down" store, wliich \va.s reproduced in the "Slandly Parly" Given Al Woodrovv Hardy Home Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Hardy were host and hostess Monday nlglit when they entertained with a ".standby party" at their honif at 723 Lilly. Fourteen guests attended the parly. During tile evening various prtity games and contests were played with' Miss Nonna Wilson winning the J °e prize. Miss Alma Scherer was standby leader. The home was drcorated with Bits of News utrractive arrangetnents of mixed sliniuier flowci's.. Later in the evenhiK, refrcfihiiients were served by the hostess. Coming Events Social Calendar Thursday Nil Phi Mil Sorority will lui'et the home ol Mis. Gilbert D, Hfttn- mnck Jr at 7:30 p.m. William Slato of Fort smith, who is tlif Arkansas Field Rcpre.Tntalive of the American Cancer Society will be guest. .(ayccftte.s will meet at 7:30 p.m. in (lie Jaycc-e Clubroorn Btythcvillc Rook club will medal homp of Mr.s. Roy Head. Mrs Gene Ellis will entertain Mrs. J. R. LHzelfelner and son, .Martin and Mrs. William Q. Bo yd and children, Linda and Brenda have returned L o their homes in Arizona after having lew weeks here with Ihclr mniher and grandmother, Mrs. S. P. Mflltin. Mrs. S. S. Patterson and daughter, Miss Vivian Patterson spent yrsUvdi\v in Memphis. W. Fields has as her Mrs. John Givens of * WE, THE WOMEN BT IUTH MILLETT NEA Stiff Writer • nth Mlllelt Church Made from Old Barracks Building Typifies California Boom Mis. J. housegliesl Memphis. John L. ployed Thompson, who Is em- a technical writer In the radio rnRineering section of Kjierry Clyrowope Comjiany o f Great' N'rcic. N.Y.. arrived In Bly- thevtlh' (o he the guest of his parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Thompson. He plans to be here two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Dean Webb ol Palm springs. Calif., are spending a moiulxs vacation Uei'C vvith their parents, Mr. and Mrs. N.J. Humphrey of Hlythcvlllc and Mr. and Do young couplet owe II to their parents to spend their vacation time each year visiting first one set of parents and then the other? That's what a wile asks me who says she and her husband have done that for the past five summers. She writes: "I think my husband and I both need a different sort of vacation this year. If we could just go oft to some place we'd never seen and have the refreshing experience of seeing new sights and doing new things. "Bui we both know that if we write our folks that we aren't going to spend our vacation with them, they'll be disappointed and Imvl." They shouldn't be. And If they are, perhaps you should be strong enough to go ahead and take the kind o! vacation you want anyhow. A man and hli wife owe It to themselves and to their maiTlauc to do something n«w and cxciiitiu and different once In a while. And BAPTIST vacation time Is the ready-mnde i time for having some new experiences. Will BciH-fil From "Getlins Away" ft's good for a husband and wife i members of the Avnlori Bunco Club j Mrs. w. c;. Webb ol Steelc. Mo. Mrs Elmer Norman will be hos- | Mrs. Webb is the former Miss Mar- tr.-.s (O mnrsrtny Rook Club. Go.Miili W.S.C.S. will meet at the Lhuri-h it 2:30 p m. Friday Dorcis C|RM of the f' Us' Church will meet at Itie home of Mts- Charles Newcomb at 4 p.m. wilh Mrs. J. D. Atkins as co-Uos- rrc.s. Mrs Do.i Haley will entertain sun porch of the Bennett home. I fie Friday Rook Club. Mr. Bennett, dressed in white Bro-1 '1'he C.B.C. Clt'h will be and can. acted as thoitamrd at the home of Mts. cer's apron Elkins. grocer and "sold" Miss Parks a box of groceries which had been brought by the guests. < _ . . , . _, Gifts for Miss Parks were wheel- j friendship t-IOSS ed into the room in a decorated j y/jt/, Mrs. Joe Freeman grocery cart. Mrs. Graham and | Mrs. Berryman presented her with a bride's book. An out-of-town guest for the party was MLss Eleanor Janney, of Montgomery, Ala..' house guest of colla Mrs Ilovd Minick returned home a six weeks visit witlv her daughter, Mr.s. Freddie DK-atua. Mr. Dlcatua Dip- and infant daughter. Sandra Ann. who ivus tarn July 13. They now reside In Newark, N.J. Stanley and Marvin Zcllncr, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Zellner. returned home Sunday from Hab- nnin Camp Tel Nalan in Troy. Mo., where they have tx-en for the past several \u'ek.s. They were accompanied home from St. Loius by their aunt. Mr.s. If on Bciccr. Mrs. Berger is a sister of Mrs. Zcllncr and will spend several clays here as tll Mr.s. B T'' t C. Hatcher was admit- tio " U "' c visiting "your parents. enter- O. O. Mrs. G. O. Poetz. • • Recent Bride Is Honored At Miscellaneous Shower Mrs. Jessie Westmoreland, ivho before her marriage last month was the former Mi&s Betty Johnson, was honored recently with a miscellaneous shower given by Misses Janet Henderson and.Virenn Moody in the Dell HJgh School cafeteria. Approximately 52 guests attended the affair, Including two special guests, Mrs. Bob Hardin -mother of the honoree and Mrs. J.-B Westmoreland, mother-in-law of the honoree. Summer bouquets of various colored flowers were attractively arranged throughout the room. Adding to the decorations was the bridal table, overlaid with a v;hite linen cloth and centered with a miniature doll dressed in the traditional wedding gown of white satin. The gifts, wrapped and lied in assorted colored paper and ribbons were placed around the centerpiece. Mrs. J. C. Garrett assisted the hostessp.s In serving a sandwich plate following the opening of the gifts. The honored guest wore for tins occasion, a rose crepe frock with navy blue accessories. Out ot town guests included Mrs. Tom Bennett and Mrs. Bob Bennett. of Blytheville. The Friendship Sunday Sel'ool C!a.s.s of the First Baptist Church held their meeting In.-U night at the home of Mts. Joe Freeman. There were six members and one visitor, Mr.s, Charles McWaters at the meeting. Mrs, McV/aters J?ave the devotional and --hose as her topic, "The New and Livine Way", after which open rVu'CuaVioii.s WJKS held. An article and poem was read by Mrs. Pat ChLl- tnon. Mr.s. C. L. Evans read a letter received f r om M r.s. Ricl i n rd Rager, a former member of the ctoss. who Ls now making her home in Germany. Prayers were offered by Mrs. Evans and Mrs. Man-in Razer. A de.ssert course with iced drinks was served by vhe hoete&s during the social hour. Ago Kahn and Wife Lose $450,000 to Robbers in Franc* CANNES. Fiance. Aug. S. </Ti— The Aga Khan's wife said today hat (our bandits robbed her and icr husband of jewels and money worth $450,000, The Aea Khan, one ol the world's ichcst men, was robbed as he left ils villa on the rH'lera today, with he Aga Khan were his wife and maid and a chauffeur. at rirasmnt Hill, C»llf.: Nobody knows ho. fit, but they go Inside f very Sunday. PLEASANT HILL, Calif. I NBA) — Into a converted army officers' barracks building, originally de- once in a while to get family and friends and new experiences that alone. Your parents should understand this, but if they don't perhaps you can explain to your jiaiems and your husband can explain to his why It Is that you arc planning a different sort of vacation this year. Now and then someone (usually a man) comes out with the statement that husbands and wives should take separate vacations. But what most couples need now and then is not a vacation from each oilier, but a vacation together from the "tlnilyucss" of their existence. You ami your husband arc forfeiting that experience if year aft- or year you spend your whole vnca- ,. , , i signed tor 20 nwii. ISO children ,5 """' i and their teachers disappear every inare some j are theirs ! ted to Walls Hospital yesterday where she will undergo treatment for a throat Infection Her condition is satisfactory. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Prnilt and daughter. Barbara Ann and Mrs. Oti.s Cole and daughter, Olenda Kay hiwe returned home from their summer vacation spent in Auiuista. IJttl" Rock and Hot Springs. Ark. While In Augusta, they were the cucsts of Mr. PruHt's sister, Mrs. Art Jones and Mr. Jones. Mrs. vida Lucius and daughter, Matte spent the weekend in Hatlls- burs;. Mifs.. as guest of Mrs. Lucius brother. Wilford Archer and family. They were met in Jackson by Mr. Archer who motored them to Hattisburg. Misses Barbara Denning, Betty Nell Tbmlinson and Barbara Snliba left yesterday for Helena where they 'will spend several days ns Eiists of relatives of Miss Oenning. They will visit "' the home ol Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Shfc and her grandfather. lA'O Gcnninc, and her The Half Moon Women's Society j nnuidparenls. Mr. and Mrs. M. W. of Christian Service met last night ; FMiller. .Wilson Bohanninp underwent an pmerecticy appendectomy yesterday morning at Walts Hospital. His ' condition is satisfactory, Bill Fowler of Oak Riciee. Term., and formerly of BJyihevlllc. arriv- Monday to visit with his grand- Lions Hear Recording Of Polio Combat Effort Mrs. Buck Is Hostess To Ha// Moon W.S.C.S. A transcription telling of the Infantile paralysis fi ( ;lit was heard yesterday by members of the Blytheville Lions club, at the luncheon in the Hotel Noble. The recording was seemed by Charles Blttncr, who had charge of the program, from station KLCN and Edgar G. Robinson was the narrator. In the recording It was emphasized that of all cases of poliomeh-lis GO per cent recover fully, another ->5 per cent arc only slightly crippled and only about 10 per cent arc loft completely or seriously crippled John Catulill and the Rev G Mlessler, pastor of the Lutheran Church, were Inducted as new members. The Rev. Mr. Micssler was a transfer from another Lions Club. Carl Suminy irl a p] . ime cxa ,,,,,|(; of the crowded living that is pan of California's new population boom. The barracks building has become, with the addition of a liny steeple, the Pleasant Hill Community Baptist Church. And like the rest of Claifornia, it is bursting at the seams to serve about 300 families in this little town 16 miles from Oakland, The magician who manages to crowd so many people into the 38-by-20-fool main building, plus t\vo added rooms !2-by-20 and five-by-ten feet is Pastor William' L. Held. He utilizes even the space between organ and pulpit for one of the 12 different classes going on at the same time, and the Sunday School is growing so fast he soon expects to put it on a "double shift" basis. Outside, he has boeun utilizing automobiles in which parents have brought their children to cmiciuct outdoor adult class .sessions. Pastor Reid's little church bulges the same nearly every weekciay as it does on Sundays. Daytimes, it's the community kindergarten. There are evening meetings of vario' groups every niyht. Because the little building is rapidly beginning to overflow, the people ot Pleasant Hill are now making plans for a roomier "brick, and-moitar" church. But Pnstoi Reid doesn't think they'll ever gc rid of the barracks building lie helped brink' to Pleasant Hill ii eight overseas crates. '•We could probably find some other use for it." he says. ''Yin couldn't really retire anything tha had done such grar.d service." At The Hospitals Blylhtvitle H«pIUl Jlsmlssed: Mrs. Benny Harvey, city. Mi-s. L,. K. Ashby, city. Mrs. w. C. Ross and baby, city. Mrs. Hugh Smith, city. Walli Hospital Dismiss? d: Mrs. Osce Nunally and baby. city. Continuous Show* Box Office Open* 1:45 Show Slnrts 2:00 Si:BO a.m. ri:15 pro (:i» p LIS'l'KN TO KLCN Last Time Today Countess of Monte Cristo with -Sniiju Henle Alelrn Sliurt—Some of Die Besl Cuniljiuuus Showing ttvery O»j Thursday & Friday WAUDISNEYS SO DEAR TO MY HEART Paramount News A Short Continuuus Showing tveryda Bot OITke Opens «:4S Show Starts 1:W Opens Sunday 1:0«; Start! 1:15 Cuuliiiuous Shews Smt. & Kun^ Bargain Mgia Kifrv Nl(ht Kxcept Saturday N'o passes honored on Sunday ai Rovy Theatr* .-. l,ast (DOUBLE FEA.TURKV No Minor Vices »ilh liana and l.llli URU6U Native Catt elpi'tcd Jihart fiuhjrct Thursday & Friday Green Grass of Wyoming esK)' CummlnCT, Ch»s. Cnburn Sharts 4 Men Indicted On Charges of Armed Robbery at.tlip home of Mr.s. H. C. B»ck with in members nncl throe visitors, Mr. 1 ?. W- D. Yount, Mrs. J- W. WnHer.«i and Mr.s. Jack Robinson of Lone Oak present. Mr.s. W R. Light foot, president was in charge of the bus In ess SP.S- i TRENTON, Twin.. All?. 3 liTi—ti Gibson County grand jury yesterday jmiiclecl [our men on charges of armed robbery in a night club holdup near Milan. Term., Jtily 13. They wcr c Marion w. Halm. 28. of West Memphis, Ark., and William Henry Thomas. 33. John Duster. 36. and Thomas F. Combs, 33, all of Memphis. Wadenphful. formerly band i Tne 8™nd jury deliberated all director at Blytlicville High"School nisht before returning the indictments. Officers said the men. wearing masks, held up the Golden Easle night club, robbing some 20 crap-shooting patrons of cash estimated at $7.000. was a guest of the club7 ..„„ lives at Klrbyviltc, Te.x. Read Courier News Want Arts First Methodist W.S.C.S. Holds Combined Meeting The Women's Society of Christian Service of the First Methodist Church met Mondny afternoon at ihc church for a combined and program meeting. _ Mrs. Gean Atkinson was in charge -, . _ . — . , of the program which consisted of Calvary Baptist O.A. S Fion. Topic of the program wius. "Spread'nc Hi* Light" with Mrs. Buck tis propram leader. The tievo- tional was pivcn by Mrs R. L. Hawkins. Others taking part on the progrnm were Mr.s. J .E. John-son. Mrs. TJ F. Gay. Mr.s. Yount and Mts G?.y Garrigan. Dnrint: the busincfs 5r>Aion. plans were mp.ric for work to be done on [lif interior ol the parsonage. The meeting closed with the re- peiUin;; of the Lord's Prayer. Refreshments father. H. E. Barnett and oflin friends and rclfitives. Mrs. George M. Lee and Mrs John Staples aje spending today In Memphis. Mrs, George Kfarnuts and children. Jim and jean arrived Sunday from their home iti St. Louts. Mo. to spend two weeks hero as guest. 11 of her sister, Mrs. John Thro, Mr Thro and family. AT Picnic Supper /s Held served by the ] Q y Q a p t j st Adult C/O55 Thr regular meeting of the World Missionary Girls Auxiliary of the ! Cah'Eiry Baptist Church WAS hclrt I Monday nt the- home of Mrs. L, C ; RoIUsuiv ; Thr mrrthiG opened with prayer , i:y Mrs Rollison. after whk:h Billy , Shanks., picsidenl. c^ndurtect the iu-ss session. Hn/c-1 CUri.stin ^u^ :y Rates wirre introducf d as new iiieitibcrs of thp G. A.'s at this , time Pol tow in p Hie singing of the entitled, "Jesus Stands Among Us" wa.s presented by Mrs. Ralph Ber- rynian. Mrs. Atkinson closed I he program with prayer. Following the program. Mrs. W. L. Homer presided over a business session during which time reports were hear<j from the vnrions officers and committee chairmen, Refreshments were served by the ! following hostesses: Mrs. Atkinson. Mrs. P. D. Foster, Mrs. A E Hunt- Ivy. Mrs. Sam Owen. Mrs. Euqenr'o. A mmn. "We've A Story to Tel! Still, Mrs. Loy Welch. Mrs. W S. to the Nation", the- group pvactit-ccl fit ewer. Mrs G. G. HubUmi. Mr*. n, ( , o. A. steps. E. L. Jones. Mr.s. Toby Long. Mis. 1 tully" Graham offered the closing W. M. Burns. Mrs. J. H. Elkins prayer n'ter whifh the Hostess Tlie Lena Lair Adult Training Union of the First Baptist Church met Monday evening Tor their saclftl meeting of the month. Approximately 27 attended the affnii which was a picnic supper M Barfii-kl River. After supper the group held community sing and games were played. Fred Becker was a guest at the social. and Mrs. W. S. Hnke. ivert n salad pl;Ur with iced dfinks. PENNEY'S ANOTHER ONE DAY SELL-OUT BOYS KHAKI SHIRTS This Week Only ALL SUMMER SHOES 1-2 PRICE Men's ---- Women's ---- Children's AIL SALES CASH 6*_ SON S SHOES ALL SALES FINAL ANOTHER CASH & CARRY VALUE Sizes 6-14 Sanforized Shrunk - Full Cut Well Made DON'T MISS THIS THURSDAY SPECIAL FINAL SHOE " ALL SUMMER SHOES You'll find many wonderful savings for the whole family on this final clearance of .summer shoes. \Ve must clear them out at these low prices in order to make room for the new fall styles which are now arriving. Included In this sale are men'* Rand «nd Randcralt, ladles' Trim Trcd, Style Stride and Star Brand, and children's Poll Parrott and Star Brand Shoes. Do yourself a favor . . . stop in today and shop for the whole family. MEN'S OXFORDS Rand & Randcrafr Tlie large selection of summer shoes Includes th» brown and beige ventilated style, the brown woven toe, and the brown strap sandals. All are well-built, good-looking shoes. $^90 4 Values to $9.95 Ladies Trim-Tred Dress & Casual Shoes This group Includes brown and white dress sandals, brown aiid white sling heel pumps, alt white ties and dress sandals, and Trim Tred wedge heel nlny -shoes In colors of white, green, blue, black patent, and multi- colors. $O90 3 Values to $8.95 Ladies Sandals And Playshocs Slar Brand and Style Stride play shoes and siuulals, in a large tissorlmcni ol' colors and sixes. 52.90 Sandals and Playshoes One tnhle of ladies and misses shoes and sandals priced to an exceptional value. play you si.98 Children's Star Brand All Leather Sandals This group of saiulals has every size available from a small 3 to a large 3; colors are hrown, while, red, yellow or green. $198 1 Values to $3.49 20O E. MAIN

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