The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 29, 1944 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 29, 1944
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PAGE TWO COURIER NKWS KKIIIAV, IM'XJKMBUK 20, 19.14 Silver Star For Red Cross Man Holiday- Bridge Party Given At Hughes Home :'• Mrs. Richard Jones and Miss Nnncy Hughes entertained" eight guests yesterday nt s bridge party at the Hughes home on West Mnln Street, . Gay holiday decorations formed a colorful background for the card tables arranged In the living room. High score prize was won by Mrs. Russell Hnynes Purr o[ Ashdown, Ark., houseguest of Mr, and Mrs, Russejl Parr, and second high went to Mrs, Richard. B. Logan Jr. ' A dessert, course was served. Included among the jucsts were two out-of-town visitors, Mrs. Parr and Miss Nancy Wlnburn, of Arka- delphla, who Is visiting her sister, Mrs. Farmer England mid Air. England. • '..•• • • Bride-Elect Complimented At Miscellaneous Shower Miss Mary Jo Buchanan, who will leave tonight fpr Psnpor, Maine, where she will li. •••• i^c bride of Tech. Sergt. Lorcn j.c'JRr land of Louisville, Ky., again was complimented last night, when teachers of the Beginners Department of First, Baptist Sunday School entertained with n miscellaneous shower at the home of Mrs, Roy Wood.Mrs. Leslie Moore also served ns assistant hostess. Christmas decorations, prevailed throughout the entertaining rooms, and games In keeping with a "bon voyage"'theme were pluyed. Gifts from, the guests were presented Miss Buchnnan by. two flve- yesr-plds; Nells Royce Wood n;i<l Carmen. Johnson, both of whom are In. her Sunday School clnss. Refreshments of custard, frull cake find coffee were served the 14 guests, who Included one out- of-town visitor; Miss Odessa McGhee of Kenneth tfo. • 9 , • - • . Infant; Son Is Named Larry trcwt. is the. name- given the Inlant sob. of Staff Borgt. and Mrs. Marshall Lesher.. born iRat Saturday at Blytheville Hospital. 1 The t»by and 1 hts mother, the former Miss Frances Buck, now have been removed to the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Buck, fir Hatf- M«on Community. '••'*,_•'• * Jacksqn-McCormick Rites Solemnized Last Night The marriage of Miss Lutte Mc- Connick'0f--Caruthersvllle, Mo., to Warren.; Ji\ckspn of Blytheville, wns quietly, solemnized, last night, 7 ,' -.o'clock',•at.-lhE home of the officiating minister, the Rev. T. i,. Lcvrts. Mrs. Jactaon is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. McCormick of Mill Valley, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. Jackson will make their.home in Blythevillo, where he Is manager of the 9. K, Barber Shop. Mr., Mrs. Farr Entertain •••• Mr. and Airs. Russell Farr entertained " members of the Thursday Night Club nn ( i several additional where she epent two months with guests at n \iMt>c party last night her husband, Sergeant, Johnson at their home on West Walnut, who has been on the Wi-st C V )W Street. Guests included Mr. anil .'or the past few weeks nrepara'tivc Mrs. Loy Welch, Mr. and Mrs. for overseas duty George D. Pollock Jr., and Mrs. epencer 'scmmos, ivlio former! v Russell Hayncs Farr of Ashdown, lived in Blythevillo, and who now Ark., houscguest ot Mr. and Mrs, Is a deputy sheriff i» El p as o, Tex- Fnrr ' I as - s|n«il yesterday and today with Red carnations were- arranged throughout (he entertaining rooms, and laities were handmade In the New i.Vcnr theme. High' score prizes among club members went tn Mrs. Jo« Trlesdi- mann and Mr. Fair, while high score prizes among the unesls were won by Mrs. Farr and Mr. Welch. Refreshments of ambrosia nnd fi"Ult cake were served. Bits of News Mostly Personal Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Roe have returned to Memphis after a holiday visit here us quests of Mr. niul Mrs. E. D. Woodson anil family. Mrs. Roc an ( i Mrs. Woodson are sisters. Miss Bclty Brooks Isaacs Is in Marked Tree, where she will serve us an attendant In the wedding lo- iilglit of .Miss Frances Drlcance of Marked Tree, to Lieut. (J.g) cjulnn Dyer La Fnreuc Jr., of DeWitt, Ark., at First Methodist Church. She has spent several days in Mcm- iTlatlvcs and friends In Osceo'la Ulythevllle. Mctil. mul Mrs. nonnl,| II. nay and Mr. and Mis. Mail Serum's attended a clnnct! Community House last night ... liiicsts of Mrs, Jinncs M. Klslandcr of Oliver. Mrs. Sam William.'! nntl daughter, AH i;iGHTH AIH FOHCR liOMHKfl .STATION. England.— -,»...,,,., .,,- , T|l:it 1'li'iit. Arno R. Ilaberhorn.Jr., a clnnct! at the O.s-eola -", ° r Baltimore and lilytlievllle, co" " ' 1'llut •>< the Eighth Air Force H-17 . HyhiK Foilres'i "Ida Wanna," has i l;cr:ii awarded the Distinguished Flying Cress for "extraordinary VJrfjInln Wllllmns. rcturnrd I f.e'hieveiiifnt" while partlelpatln"' In last night from Memphis where ninny AAP bombing a»saiilt«i agalml Nnzj Industrial and military Insinuations In the toughest the- they .sjjpnt l\vo days. Mrs. Mary n. Leviin Is critically 111 at the home of J. L. Newsom. 1 daughter, Mrs. Soldiers Visit Luxoro Homes For Christmas LUXORA, Ark., Doc. 20.—llometi have Ijecti made happy In Luxorn this Christmas with .soldier sons coming home: Pfe, Bonnie Tute, vlsillnf; his father at tiiirdette and his brother, Wiley Talc, Luxora. has fjecm stationed fur the past two yours In the Air Corps Medics at Avon I'ark, Fla., until two months auo, he was transferred to Die Infantry division at Camp Gordon, On. lie will report for duly Dec. :)0 nl Port Meade, Md. I'vl. James Dew lias Irecn with his nier ol iierinl operations. The airman, why also has re- ft Ivtd I ho Air ivitli four flat: Leaf Clusters, Is a member of Hi:' •IWml }!ojn!). Gmup, a unit of lhi> Third ilombardmenl Division. I lie division I hat received « presl- ilfiitlal HI ul lun to ils now historic Eiiiilniid-Africii sliuitle bomb- iiil! «f Me."scrschinUlt aircraft Uli ills at llcKMisbiirg, Ciermauy. A;; llu: Ki-oiiiui forces moved Into Germany, tlip Kinhlh Air Force Mcpprd up tlip intensity of its at- I neks .-in (he Reich. Lieutenant ilnbrrhurn flow on many of these iiwrnull-j n»iiinsl railroad factories centers, making .James P. Shaw, American Red Cross field director,: who rescued Amcvican r.ildiers from the sea after their landing craft bad received : a direct born!) liit on July 11, 1943, near Ucata, Sicily, and who cured | for Hie mimulcd under fire of nttnoklng enemy jjlancs. is awarded the Silver Star for gallantry In action by Maj. Gen. John T. Lewis. The I award, received hi a ceremony at Memorial Continental Hall Wash- ingtcn, D. C., L. the first of World War II to an American Red Cross \voikcr. FBI Identifies Bathtub Victim At New Orleans NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 29. (UPt — The victim of New Orleans' Christmas bathtub mystery death has been Identified by the Federal Bureau of Investigation In Washington as Liui- ra Fischer, Austria-born alien, of New York City. Since the nude; body of the redheaded woman was found in the bathtub of a downtown hotel room Sunday, police had been mmnle to Identify her. She hud registered at the hotel, with a man, »s Mrs. D. J. StalloKl.of Chicago. Meanwhile, the search for the man who occupied the hotel room with the woman prior to her death' is still goim; on. Following the discovery of the body by a hotel maid, the coroner's office announced thitt cienth was due to suffocation under water, and that It was a probable homicide. According to the FBI records, Mls« Fischer was fingerprinted for alien registration In November, 1910. She gave her address ns 13111 Stcbblns Avenue, New York City, and the name of her employer nl that lime as Sam Slempel, also of New York, as ihe person to Ijc notified. She was born in Jczlenui, Gnlicla, Austria, Plils and Marked Tree attending Parents, Mr, and Mrs. Jim Dew, for parlies given for Miss Drigance nntl llis Christinas furlough, and will her fiance. ' ~ Mrs. Virgil Greene Is 111 with Influenza at her home al 021 West Walmit. ' Mrs. James G. Roberts returned yesterday mornlnt! to her home in Tuscoloosii, A!n,, after having been called here by the death of her husband, Tech. Sergeant Roberts, who was tin-led Tuesday, while hero she was the guest of Mr. nmi Mrs. Dick Roberts and family. Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Shcrrlck will oil plants and heavy funks The son of Mr. and Mrs. A R lalicrhorn Sr., of Baltimore he _is rmuloyed by the Po'.omac Elcc- ricnl Po-.vrr Coinnnny in Washinq- D. c.. before entering the in February, 1911. His wife Fli-.'nbelh Jlnxlcr Hoberhorn' at -120 Davis. Blylhevllle rcpnrt Dec. no at Foii Meatle. Md. Sergt. Jesse LowerInc, son of Mrs Alma Lowerlne, hus teen in Luxora several tlinos since his return front overseas. liavin[; to his credit the milklns; of r,i missions. Jesse ^ ' will report Jan. 5 to the radar school Given Army Dischcirnv nt Doco Raton, Pin. ' -"'yc leave Tuesday for Memphis where they will make their home. Mr. nn,| Mrs. J. M. Williams had as their Riicst for the holidays, her brother, H. D. Catisey of New Orleans. Dick Williams mid BUI Ifnmllton went to Memphis yesterday nrier- noon to be the guests of Florence Ann Woolen and her parents, Mr. ud Mrs. Max Woolen, nmi to attend a dance last night at the Saddle ami Spur Club. Mr. and Mra. W. G. Sanders mill daughter. Patsy, have returned to Ihelr home In Trinidad, Texas, after spending the holidays tt'tlh Mrs. Sanders' parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Eadcs, Mrs. Brown Sanderson of .lones- boro mid pine I31ulf, has returned home after spending the holidays here with Miss Lilllnn Shaver and Mr. nmi Mrs. J. Wilson Henry. Miss Odessa McGhcc of Kennett. Mo., is visiting Mrs. John Biiclmn- an and family. Mrs. Parker Johnson of Newbern. Tcmi., snciit the holidays here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Georyc Vales. Mrs. Jnhnson recently returned from Camp Slberl, Ma.. At The Hospitals' Walls Hospital Admitted: Eugene Shannon, HermomtiUe, Mo Jlmmle Lee Crawford, city. Rudy Illckman, city. Dismissed: Mrs-. James Wliltc, Sleele, Mo. Hlydicville Hospital Admitted; Mr.s. Waller Chllton, Hnylf, Mo. Dismissed: Mra. Henry Meal, Holland. Mo Jerry Caglc, city. Memphis I!a|ilist liospilal Admitted: Mrs. ?,clla Powell, Reiser. Cir! The Hrownlcs Ti-oop will not meet Icmorrow niorninc; at the Little House, it was announced today by .Mrs. Robert Grimes, (rmip leader. Sliorlliaiid, liookhccping- and Tyjtiiiff MRS. L, M. BURNETT 1010 Itairn . rinmc ,Vi70 The Chinese pay off all debts on their New Year's Day, even though the wherewithal must be borrowed at ruinous interest rates. We owe • -ioSt of gratitude to he people of this town—a debt that we can only pay off by giving the finest values and service it is possible to give. This we pledge to do in 1945. And for the immediate present-a VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR to you and yours. * * May 1945 Bring VICTORY And The Return of Your Loved Ones! Carp. Howard Burton Corp. JJoii-iird Burton recently re- flvcd an honorable dlscharso from he Army nftcr 19 months of ser- ico at Camp Clalborno and New -I leans, where he wns in (lie ad- ulnlstrallvc Inanch o[ the transportation corps. s „,„,;,, tie was given a medical, dlschfWRe I nion. cha]ilain, For Officers Masons, 0. E. S. Are Installed Joint installation services were helil Wednesday night at tlie Masonic Hall for officers of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Masonic Lodge. The Insinuation services were preceded uy n buffet supper attended hy 80 members of the two groups and .1 number of guests. Installing officer for the Order of the Eastern Stnr was Raleigh Sylvester, with Mrs. Mattic Eberdt, installing marshal, Mra. Anne Stick-' •cniise ol a severe knee injury. Formerly connected with Plilllip-, Motor Company here,' Mr. Burton «... v^iuMmvn, •"••' in i-ivilian pilot I mining school Eberdt, worthy n Little Rod; for six months priov ~ o his eiidistiiictu. In tlie Army and Mrs. Mildred; Predominantly il^o contains a libber. steel, small a tin can quantity ot Ben-yman. organist. Officers installed were Mrs. Mabel Crittcnden, worthy matron; Gus Eberdt, worthy patron: Mrs. Tate Cookston, associate matron; W D j CoW), associate patron; Mrs. Avis Sylvester, secretary. Mrs. Mildred Kenyinan. conductress: Mrs. Marie HolthoIT, associate conductress; Mrs. Cora Lcc. Coleman. chnplnln; Mrs. SENTIMENTS EXPRESSED WITH FLOWERS '•••i" Pe 'fre-f, C 1; ! ' l r l 'n !lrC 1 : emcmlwr « l '^^- Our nowcrs are al- va>., ficoh, and all work, is Biinrnmml to please. Let our evnert dcsiBiicrs help you with your Jlpral needs Th ° FKWER SHOP Sirs. .1. iCe WC " eliror ^»V«hcre . (lMlc) Williams, ov/m-r filencoo Ria K . LIFE & ACCIDENT INSURANCE CO. E. H. FORD, Representative ZOG Lynch lildff. Vlllie Mne Alkcri, organist; Miss dna Cobb, Ada; Mrs. Edra Joyce Inlnes. Ruth; Mrs. Lillian Alford stlicr; - Mrs. Ix>ttle Smith, Martha; Irs. Minerva Eubanlcs, Electa. The treasurer, mannall, warder nd sentinel will be installed at a itcr. meeting. The retiring matron and patron tfr. and Mrs. Holland Aikon, prc- intcd the chapter with two small liite Bibles. five-diiy leave here with Ills parents, Mr, and Mrs. liruce Gulp. Training Union Rally Will Be Held Tonight A Mississippi county Associatlon- :il Baptist Training Union quarterly rally will be held tonight at Ne\v I'rnvidencc Church north of Manila. A pvogram has been planned leading to the iisioclnfionjjl wide simultaneous revival during the comiil!; Summer, it was announced by Lutien 15. Coleman, assocmtional director. Leachville News Ensign Bruce E. Gulp of the Navy, returned yesterday to his station :'u Pensacola, Fla., after spending A FEW DROPS tely Relieve Dlstiess ot HEAD COLDS! Read Courier News Want Aug. It's so ens!/to get prompt, effective relief from distress of head coldj with Va-tro-nol! Works right where trouble is to reduce congestion - soothe irritation - make breathing easier. Also helps prevent many colds from developing if used in time. Trylt! Followdlrcctlonsinfolckr. Pre-1 nventory SPEC For Saturday, D OUTING, SHEETS, PRINT, ELASTIC, 0 and WOOLEN BOLT REDUCTIONS ALL DRESSES, SWEATERS, TOBOGGANS, CORDUROY CAPS, MEN'S HATS, etc., LADIES BLOUSES and JACKETS;SHAG, CHENiLLE and RAG THROW RUGS; BLANKETS and COMFORTS; WORK SOCKS, BOOT MOCASSINS etc.; ALL DISHES; ALL MIRRORS, PICTURES, GIFT GOODS and TOYS. Donfr Be Too Late—One Day Only Better Dry Goods & Toys 2020 W. Main p{ 10na 2637 560 oilier MOHflHCII Fo?;ts—all lust as Good! GIFTS of DISTINCTION —It's Smart to Shop Al— Tho Gift Shop Modern & Andnne Gifts MOSS BRYAN I Continuous Shows Eve?y Day liox Oi'ficu Opens 1:45 Show Sliu-fs 2:00 LISTEN' TO KI.CN 9:00 a.m. 12.-.I5 p.m. 4:30 p.m Last Time Today enng c? Hero with ITiIdie Ur.ickcn mid Ella Kaines '•••••!• Jl'ijramount News and'' -.J,' ^Sefe.'cUjjl Short Subject Saturday ' ' lent with Bill L'Uiolt and lioUby Blake Srruil: "Black Arrmv" 9 and Sl:or6 Con. Short-ing Sat'day 1:00 to 11:30 Sunday and Monday Sweet and Our good wishes for 1945 go out to all our customers ;uul friends, near and far. Wo hope lluil it will lie a year of victoiy and neu r accomplishments for all; we pledge our full cooperation toward end. The First Nation; The Only National Bank in Mississippi County with Jack Oakic anil Linda Darnell t'ur;imount News anil Selected Short Subject Continuous Showing Sun. 1:13 to II Matinees Sat. & Sun Only Opens each night fi:ir, ; starts 7 Opens Sunday 1:00; Starts 1:15 Continuous Shows SA(. anil Sun. Bargain Xijlit i;very Xijlit K.vcept .Satunby. No passes lionorcil on Sunday at tlic Ko\y. Last Time Today to Daddy with Marllui O'Driscoll Selected Short Subjects Saturday The Drifter Serial: "Knitters of Ghost City 12 and Short s Con. Shotting Saftlay 1:03 to 11:30 Sunday nmi Monday Come lately "illi James Cilgney : Fox Xetrs anil Selected Short ; Subject •' rontiminus Shotvins Sun. 1:15 to U. f

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