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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 2, 1947
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PAGE TWO (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MAY 2, 19 IT Emily Wixson, Society Editor Phone -161 .Miss Abbott to Become Bride of Utho T. Barnes Heralding an early Sunnntr wedding of wide interest is Hi? ahnbtm- cement made today by Mr. :tnd Mrs. C. M. Aubolt of Die eneafjeiwitt of his" daughter, Miss DIHie Jean Abbott, to Utho Toiinny B-.IVIIE.S, Mm of Mr. and'Mrs. T. J. Barnes. The bride-elect was Biiidu.U«l from Blytlieville Hisli School and iittcnded Ward-Belmont in Nashville, where she was a member of Del Vers, social club. She is :i member of the local Alpha Alptia Chapter of Bstu Siginn Phi Sorority Mr. Barnes also was ;,nxluat?il from Blytlieville Hiyh School nnd ii n. veteran of four and a half years service in the Iin'mitry. He was on duty two years in the Samh- west Pacific Theater nnd held the rank of first lieutenant, HR is a member of tl.i? Junior Chamber of Commerce nnd Kiwan- liis father in Hlythevillo Conc'n is Club. Mr. Barnes is affiliated witi'. Lines. • « * Sorority Group Meets I'or Program, Business "We seldom stop to tliink what MI important part words play in cur lives." Mrs. Ray Whitlington told members of Alplw Alpha '. Chapter. Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, : at a business and program meeting Jast ni^ht nt the clttbroom. Mrs. Whittington,said that words had begun and ended revolutions, that words were man's mightiest \ \veanotis. "Words arc his expres- t sion of thought, his expression of * feelings, his contact with the world about him." she said. As an "example of the power of words and what life without them - is, she discussed blind and deaf i Helen Keller. Any word that she : learned t° sfl y when a child was i easily forgotten since she (lid not •: hear it. "When she forgot the words she had learned, she had no way to express her feelings and wishes , other than with emotional tan- j. trtims," Mrs. Whittington said In | her later life, she expressed her- .J self with written words. Her first ' request after completing every book '• or story she wrote was lhat il be recorded in brail for the blind. ; Plans for the Mother's Day obser- i vance \vere discussed and officers •| installed by Miss Alice Saliba, re:; tiring president, installed were j Mrs. Dick Watson, president; Miss '- Iva Seay, vice president; Miss Eml' ]y Wixson, recording secretary; Miss pandoria Whitworlh, corresponding secretary and Miss Eutopia Whitworlh, re-installed for I, the third term as treasurer. >; Miss Saliba, who hns served the J past two terms «s president, was . presented a gold, pearl-studded EMV'el pin. ;. • ' • • Local Sorority Group Celebrates Anniversary Scout President Bits of News Mostly Winners of School Honors Announced in Osccola OSCFOLA, Ark., May 2. — Cleo Jean Bind) ha s been named valc- dblorlau of tlie graduating class lit Osecoln High School, Frank Sanders, superintendent, said today when lie also announced names of other honor students in me! senior class, •Evelyn Jean Pigij will be stilu- tatorian and other honor .slu- dent.s are Doris Muthcws and Stanley Jones. Miss Bui'eh Is president of ihe Jiooster's Cliib, member of National Honor Sotioly, Glee Club, Beta Club. Thespians, a .staff member nl the school paper. fiemlnolePow- Wow and war; selected 19-16 Daughters of the American Revolution C'iootl C'itilK'nshit} Girl. • | •Miss F'iKi' is a member of Iho Hoasler Club, National Honor So- Two Blythcvillo Boys Initiated Into SAE Chris Tompklns. Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. C }•'. Tomkins of Bur- of Christian Service met Tuesday afternoon. The meeting was ol>en- etl with prayer by Mrs. E. II. Bo- Ban. Mrs. J. T. Self gave the <!•-'- vctional. The last chapter. "Am I Gerald neaggan and Miss Wanda Lee Wisdom, both of Blytheville; Lee Koy Lillard of Carulhersville, .Mo., and Miss Ruth Wilma Kacktey of Monetlc; Charles Gray and Miss detle.'and Harry Fan 1 , son o[ Mr. MY Brother's Keeper." in the stn-jInez Southard, both of Blytlicvil'.e; and Mrs. II- C. Farr, 1120 Walnut ' cly course on India under the lead-(I.,. L. Jone K of Blytlieville and Miss St., have been Initiated Into Sigma ership of Mrs. W. E. I toad was Alpha Epsilon fraternity al Unl- , completed. Visitors were Mrs. W:l- verslty of Arkansas, Payctteville, . linni Lucas of Kileore, TrXM, and where both are freshmen, Charles Hose of Hoseland, son of Mr ami Mrs. R. C. Rose, has been Initiated into Slumii Chi fraternity :it thi' University. I Sirs, fjk-n.i (). l.adil Mrs. Glenn O. I.add was reelected president of the Oirl Seoul. Ixinc Trooi) Association ol I<]y Mrs. Margaret llarkey of liatc.s- vlllc is Ihe KiH'St two days of Dr. and Mrs. Gran Atkinson and son. dean. Dr. nnd Mrs Perry 1*. Wfbb of San Antonio. Texas, were guests here yeslerclay of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Rushing. Dr. Webb was pastor of the Firm Baptist Church here 17 years ago and now is pastor or UH. Kir.M Hai/llsl Church in San Antonio. He and Mrs. Webb are en route to OwbnsborongO], Ky,, lo visit her father, after which Ihey will go lo St. Louis for the Baptist Seminary. Dr anil Mrs. Webb and their sQn. Perry Jr.. will go lo Copenhauaii, Switzerland Ihis summer for Ihe World Alliance. J. S. KuiK/man of Hollywood. Calif., Is the (jHCsl of Mr and Mis. lAnrs. Sullivan Hostess .]. A. Wroten for a brief time. Mrs. Lloyd Omnium ai'd young Pupils to Visit Zoo LUXOI'A. Ark. May .2.—The first t;rade classes of Luxorn Elementary Si;hoo| will go to the zoo tomorrow in Memphis. They will be accompanied by first uradc leathers Maxine Halstead and Mrs. A. 11. Hill ami will Co 'in the school bus. ciety atul Beta Club. Miss Mathcws is seeretary-treastirei 1 of Ihe senior ehiss and a member of the. l)t)o>;ler Club, 'Mr. Jones is edilor-in-chief of the Seminole Pow-Wow, vice president cf the National Honor Society and Hooster Club, and a member of Beta Club and Thespians. Officers of the class are Sara Jo Windland, president. Tommy Banister, vice president. Mis:; Mathews, seeretai y- treasurer. With Bridge Luncheon theville at n meeting last nighl at'son, Jack Morris, of Carnliii-rsviili the home of Mr.-:. Sum Owens, j MO., have returned lo their home Other officers If etc dare: Mrs. after spending a week w.lh Mrs. Mis. Robert. Drannon's aunt, Mrs. Hr-lle Wuod. Mr? Leon Mr. and Mrs. 1 E. C. Shelum visited Owens, vice-presid-'-iu; Grimes, secretary an.I Ocnning. treasurer. Plans for next year's activities were discussed duvir'c. the l-.usiris.s ession conducted by Mrs. Ladd. Refreshments were served. In Memphis lor u brief I luncheon. OSCMOI.A, Ark., May 2.—Mrs. Leijn Sullivan Jr.. was hostess Turs- day at Hotel Noble to ei(;h: table:, of bridge quests with a oni. 1 o'clock Club Is Entertained With Bridge Luncheon Tulips, columbine, lilies of the valley and Dutch Irses effectively arranged in a crystal bowl centered the table at which ;.>tubers of Thursday Contract Cmb and nnd other guest. Mrs. Marvin Robinson, \vere served yesterday when Mrs. Rodney L. Buihster entertained wilh a luncheon bridge. Spring boixjucls also were arranged throughout • entertaining rooms of the Banister home, 11 Hi West Main St. Mrs. Lancashire won high score prize in games and second hii;h went to Mrs. P. D. Foster. Plan Initiation Rites For Sorority Pledges Iniliution ceremonies for pledges! of Alpha Beta Chapter of Epsllon ] Sigma Alpha Sorority will be held! next Tuesday, il was announced today following a business meeting of the group to discuss plans for initiation rites* .' ' Miss : Nancy Hart ami Mis:; Mmy Lois Morgan, served ro- i freshmrints at the business session. 'held aUlIotel Noble in tte G.lunlul [ Room. * relitltvcii lime. Mrs. Russell llodne of arri\'cil last night lo be mother. Mrs. J. A. McKay, who is. ill. Mrs. McKay, who was to havCj been dismissed yesterday from 1 Mlkr Blylheville Hospital, is remaihlnt,' tor further treatment. Also here with her are her son, Jerome S. McKay of Coila, Mss.. and Miss 'Mnrlc Sclmjnhh of SI. Ixmis. Mrs. J.'p. Tompklns has returned lo her home In Burdetle from St. Louis, where she has been consulting a specialist. She will leave tomorrow for Washington, D. C., where she will be (he giicsl of her daughter. Mrs. James Tull. and the Rev Mr. Tull. Mis. Tull is the former Miss Virginia Tompklns. )c l three pri/.es prrs-;nk-d for Memphis] winner!; in games were from Mcx- with her Ico. Mrs. Milton Pop 1 . 1 x'.vn lirst score prize, a vase; Mrs. Volt Wllil- more, second, a lapel pin: and Mrs. Nailling, Ihirtl, li.iini place mats. Baskets of mixed Spr'ng (lov.'ers formed an attractive .-:cUini'. foi Ihe group. UCCW Names Mrs. Ellis NE Arkansas Chairman DAR Chapter to Meet For Luncheon, Business Mrs. Simmons Hostess To Bridge Club, Guest OSCl'XJl-A. Arf;.. May '2.—Mr,;. Ed Simminis v.'iis hostess Wednesday af- ternoim tn a two-table brklne club and another Mis. Kc Quinn, at her home ill Quinn Sulxlivi',i-m. | Mrs. Sea ivy Mr:ars won llrsl prl/« and Mrs. Cli'in Huwen. si'i'nnd. ; Osccola Hews ' Mr. and Mrs. ">V .n. Bei-he of DPS Moiin i. IUWLI, formerly of Osceola. | were cuesl:; [or a brief time ol Mr. and Mrs. flodde 'Bandy. •Mr. and Mis. Herbert Shlppcn were in Mc:ji;:lin this week on bnsini'.'.s The t!i".'. L. R. SHU has returned to his home from the Methodist Hospital in Memphis, after ulK"n'r;;oin^ a major operation there. Hi 1 ; (ciudilion is improved Condition of .1. If. <Jim> Cram of Wilson, whn br>-amt' ill suddenly in jonesh'H-o. Tuesday, was improved tiidt'y. lie is undergoing trealmen'. in Mejuplns Mt'lliodi^t Hospital. The Kev. L. T. Lawrence, paslor of O::cc'<>la Presbyterian will leav: 1 Sunday for Mariann.i to cnn- duct :ni evangelistic ineelini; al the First Presbyterian Church there. 'Mrs. T. n. Dudney. Marriage 'Marriage licenses issued ihnii);; the p.isl 10 days at the local office of Ihe county coin! clerk were lo the following couples: A. Frank Baliiarn nnd '.Miss Arlcva Virginia Davis, bolh of Marstoh, Mo.; William H. Crowe and Miss Jiianila Carlwrlglil, bolh of Manila. l Arthur T. Sullivan at Omanx Nebr.. and Miss Annie Mae Grub!):; of Carnthersvillc. Mo.; Grcon Pink-' ston and Mrs. Florence; boih of St. Louis; Bcaii Wilkinson ami Mis.> jueldeen Young, both 1 of Burdette; Akico Burris and Miss Louelli! Viiginki McBride. both ol •Blylheville. David Canard and Miss Mary Elizabeth Minyard. both of Deola Hucklebby of Lafayette Tenn. Eugene Henson and Miss Cathryn Mooney. both of Blytlieville; James D. Miller and Miss Elizabeth Er'.vin. both of St. Louis; Carl Swanson of Johnson City. HI.. and Miss Audrie Tucker of Chicago. Want to Keep Healthy? !'> v.i.i ri K li| ]I,T,. hi KU'llirvlllr. i'lirr^.li IL.UJS ii,|,, iniiM-.rjIli'M rr.ini lar n,K.., :,',,, l' |', : ,ln,' ,,,,',! uV.k,. )'.,u liku lll>\v Ilililill. Jl,,l,'l ,|l.|ay. CBll 111 fur :i|,|.,iinli,,,.jii innv. Vini'll !„• f.'l't- Artie's Beauty Shop :itrt N'oriii ^ Kin-ci i'lujn,, :j:ii) OSCKODA. Ark.. May 2. - A monthly meeting of William Stroujj Chapter of Daughters of the Amer- can Re\'olntion will be held tomorrow afternoon at Forrest City wilh a lunrlieon also to be given at Forrest Hill Supper Club. Attending from Osccola will be Mrs. Madeline Campbell. Mrs. J. H. llor.k, Mrs. C. A. Davis, Mrs. Harry J. Jones. Miss Ruth Massey. Mr:;. C. M. Harwell. Mrs. Sue Keiser and Mrs. G. B. sea^ravcs. Mrs. J. C. Ellis has been appointed dislrict chairman of the Northeast 'Arkansas division oi United Council of Church Women. ~ District chairmen will supervise „. , ... ... . . orfianlzition of community divi- OlyfheVlMe Woman LiVCS sidns of United Council of Church BcS'lic 'Jungle' On Guam Women. ; Mrs. GofortK Hostess .•in aflcrr.con Alpha Delta parly Wednesday in the Colonial Hoo;'n of .vHoiel Noble celebrated Beta '-"i^fna Phi Founder's Day and >p T II j"" I i merobers of the Alpha Delta cha;>- 10 JOll)' L.lgIU ler^aiso received Ritual of Jewels deuces and pledge initiation. ! •deceiving -Ritual of Jewels de- prec-s and pins were Mrs. B fi Henderson, Mrs. J. C. Ellis Jr.. Mrs. Gilbert D. Hammock, Mrs. Dsl'j Bribes. Mrs. Jimmie Smotll- crn-.on and Mrs. Andrew J. Moses. Mrs. John P. Field and Mrs. T. H. Caraway also will receive degrees. Miss Alice Saliba. Sorority regent, in ' this district, conducted the piate. ceremony. I • » • Initiates were Mrs P. E. Utley,' , . ,y,., ,. Miss June Gosncll. Mrs. Jerry Co-jlvll'S. WliSOn rlOSlCSS hen and Mrs. H. C. Towles. Mrs. Hammock, president, and Mrs. Ellis, vice president, conducted the rites. At The Hospitals Mrs. ,T. W. Goforth was hostess yestcrdny afternoon to members of. (he Jolly Eight Clut> with a rook party. Mrs. Grover Wren won high score pri/e in afternoon panics; second high went to Mrs. Neville Blakemore and rooko to Mrs. R A. Copeland. The hostess served a dessert . Mrs. Frank J .Turck. sponsor, al- To Club with Party Mrs. Homer Wilson entertained members of the Odette Club and KI.YTIIF.VII.E HOSPITAL Admtted: Mrs. Estclle Forsythc. city. Lcuisc Coffee. Huyti. Mo. Mrs. B: 13. White, city. Mrs. Brady Ferguson, Caruthcr.-,- ville. Mo: 'E. W. Simmons, city. Mrs. C. G. Smith, city. Born to Mr. and'Mrs. E. T. Gurley, i on ' 'j' u(] nte. 2. dniiKiitcr .this morning;. j IK1 j n [ Born to iMr. and Mrs. Harry Har•is, Manila, duut'litcr.' yeslerday. dismissed: Mrs. Guy Voles. Keiser. Mrs. T. B. Burns. Stcele, Mo. 'Mrs. Noel Toihl. city. Joe Lr.wrence, Hermonclale, Mo. 1, T. Ellis, city. Mrs. James Mcaeham. city. Mrs. Flnrold Davis, city. Shirley Miiligan. Sleek-. Mo. WALLS HOSPITAL Dismissed: J. L. Needham. Manila. C H. Orsburn, city. 'Mrs. Bob Henderson, Dell. George Faulkner. Manila. iBertha J. Marrs, Sleele. Nfo. anplhcr guest. Mrs. Roland Green, with a bridge party yesterday afternoon at her home on East decorated the home. Mrs. Edwin Robinson woi high score bridge prize and seconc high went lo Mrs. Clco Langston.l so received a pin. Mrs. Smothennon led Ihe Opening Ritual and Mrs. Hammock read, n letter from the organization's 1 , Main .Street, foraider, Walter W. Ross. "Beta Spring bouquets Sgima Phi is Sweet Sixteen" was ;uven by Mrs. Ellis, who concluded her tali: with an outline of Hi-; program carried out by the Bly- lheville afternoon chapter in their first year of organization. Mrs. Hammock spoke briefly on the meaning of Beta Sigma phi. ^fr5. Briggs. pianist, opened the program with the National Anthem and concluded it by playing the Sorority song of ,the year. "Shepherd of the Stars.'" Yellow roses, the organization's flowerd decorated the tngle from which refreshments of individual cakes decorated with yellow roses nnd Eeta Siglna Phi insignia were served with ice cream. Capt and Mrs. Robert W. Kir- sha\v. who are no-.v residing in Guam, where he is slationed. wrote. Mrs. Kirshaw's mother, Mrs Daisjk M. Peterson. 31'.? Oak fit., that* (heir house "is right beside a jungle." "The natives here liye simple indeed", they wrote. ''Their homes arc .-.mall huts wilh Ri'ass roofs and Ihey wear loni; peculiar looking; dresses." "The Island of Guam is 32 miles ilrs wide at, its widest There ar,- palm trees, banana trees nnd rubber trecii everywhere. We have a six-room home with bath but at pre.senl. no furniture other than G. 1. i.'-Mte," it war* staled Luxora News Mr. 1 ;. T. L. .Stanford, president of the Mixora Parent Teachers Association, attended the stau; meeting in Little Rock Thursday ancl Friduv. She wa.s accompanied to Little" Koi-S by Mrs. Walter Lynch whu v:i ; i'ed her sister. Mrs. Jim Lynch, and Mrs. T. D. Wilkins who went to Atkins for a visit with her mother. Mrs. W. .1. Broach. Mrs. S. B. Terry and clauyhlers. Mrs. J. S. Dillalumty. of Blythevltie, Mrs C. B. Wood nnd Mrs. H. T. BalU'W attended the funeral of Mrs John C. d'Hrlen. wife of Mrs. Terry's nephew. John C. O'Brien. Saturday. T'. L. Stanford ancl niece. Mrs. Charles Hamey of Chicago. Ill-, are visiting Mr. Stanford's sister. Mrs. Walter Hardin, in Lexington; Teun. M/ W. Alexander andySOn of Leekville, Miss.. • n'livi nrrived for a visit u'ith Mrs. Alexander's mother. Mrs. Waller Brant- A^Bwfrl. Miss Bernice Matthews had her giu'sts Sunday Mrs. G. A. Payne and daughter. Miss Jauie Payne, ?' Memphis. Vne Methodist Woman's Sociely Mother's Day SPECIAL! f Regular $5.50 I- Ma ch a die Wave $3.50 AUJY SHOP Conlinnmis Slinks Kvcry l);iy llox Office" Opens ! :\b Show Stiirts 2:n() LISTEN TO Kl.t'N 8:00 a.m. 12:'l.j p.m. 4:!!'J i>.ti I.iisi Tinio Today 313 North Second Phone 3302 Blue Skies Ciiisliy and !-"[ •Icil Short Suh Saluniay Where . . . Sure! at WOOD'S 221 West Main St. Phone 507 ' ANNUAL HALF-PRICE yj"'A great slory tliar will touch the heart of the nation! TRIGGER Till Spnilirt Hut: h tt.s K«!ei *c^ Ijibrtij GEOSGE •(IM'irUMt:; rad D«tEEV*HS Ktlhucillicil BOB NOlAil and THI iVf.S Cr TOE Plulitf SS A REPUBLIC PIGTUHE Serial: ".Son of Cluanlsniun" No. 10 and Short Confil Shows Sill. l:!::;il-ll:3ll Sunday and Monday Coming Events SATURDAY American Association of sity Women nicrtint; nt li'-rn Fred Flecman, '.i o'cloek. Untivr- • ot Mr:;. * WE BUY * WE SELL USED FURNITURE Lncal & I.onj; Dl.ltnnrr Oocapetunt Hfllp ^T1»^^lr T-inrftrt ind Mlir. 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