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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 16, 1949
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•LYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, 'AUGUST 16, 19-49 Society I Phon. 4161 Home Wedding Planned By Dorothy Jo Royse Miss Dorothy Jo Roys* will marry Richard Thomu MilU In an eveninj ceremony August 21 in the presence of close friends and relatives of the couple. Miss Royse makes known today the plans for her wedding, to be solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Nabers by the Rev. Roy I. Bagley. Miss Wilma Douglas will serve as Miss Royse's only attendant and maid ol honor. Miss Barbara Child will light the tapers preceding the ceremony. The father of the bride. C. L. Royse of Berryville. will give his daushter In marriage.. As best man, Mi 1 . Mills will have his brother, John Mills of Osceola, Nebraska. A reception at the home will follow the double ring rites. Miss Wadley Marries Corporal Lee Janet, Jr. Announcement was made here today of the marriase of iwo for- mer Blytheville residents in Columbia, s.'c. Miss Doris June Wadley, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Wadley, was married to Cpl. Lee Janet Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Janet Sr., July 20. Both Corporal Janet and his bride attended local schools. She is the sister of Mrs. Virginia Mayo of here. Corporal Janet sewed 30 months with the Army In the European Kitchen Gifts Showered On Mildred Ann Short Gilts for her kitchen were pre- £ented to MJSS Mildred Ann £,.L/U lisl night at a shower ai '.lie home ol Mi&. J. C. Droke., MK& snort win \x married Friday nignt to Billy Joe Gean. Her hos- l&ius !oi u;e event were Mrs. Dro»e and Airs. Frans Scay. bunco was cables of piayea by the three Lake Street W.S.C.S. Again Studies China A short business session opened the resular meeting o! the Like Street Women's Society of Christian Service yesterday H Hie church. Mrs. Billy King, prtsideiU. con- aucted the meeting and led th« opening hymn. Mrs. Iverson Morris' devotionil was. on China. She was assisted by with prizes joins | Mrs. Berths McG«, Mrs. George , to All's. Scay for high, Mrs. J. C. Shanlu and Mrs. Cecil Lusk Wallers lor second and Mrs. C. W. Mrs. A. L. Reagan onurt, mother of the bride-elect, 1 meeting with prayer. busico. members were present. Mias Shon, wearing a blue chani- (jray irocK, pinned at her shouiacr a corsage of lavender aM«rs, ylH iruni her hostesses. A prolusion ui L-UI flowers dcco- laied llic Hume. Tlie hostesses served a tlL'jstrl course. Mis. j-Tank Webb, grandmother ol .MLSS snuri, \\z3 also a guest. closed the Seventeen Presbyterian Women I Hold General Meeting | Circles ot the First Presbyterian Church mtM in general session yes- :erday at the church, preceded by ihe executive board meeting and bu-Tines.- meetings of the circles. Mrs Roy Wallon opened the convention with a prayer. Mrs. W. H. Pease, vice-president, conducted the business meeting for ihe 22 members present, during which a request was received from the Caddo Valley Academy, a church school, for linens. "Peaceful Change Is Possible" was Mrs. Hugh Hudson's litle for her theater and was discharged with 1 program the rank of sergeant. He rejoined the Army In June. The couple now is living in Columbia while he is stationed at Fort Jackson. Two Hostesses Entertain For Mrs. Mildred Bunch Fifteen guest were present last night to help celebrate Mrs. HU- dred Bunch's recent marriage with a miscellaneous shower given by Miss Willie Nebhut and Mrs. Isaac McKay, Jr., at the Nebhut home on Hearn. Hos'Cises who served refreshments included Mrs. Lungston Ashford, Mrs. S. E. Tune and Mrs E. R. Lancashire. Seven Women Attend W.S.C.S. at Lone Oak Seven members of the Lone Oak Women's Society of Christian Service 'met at the home of Mrs. J. W. Walters yesterday. Mrs. J. W. Fields, vice-president, conducted the business session, followed by the program. Mrs. W. B. Yount read the scrip- lure from 'he book of Hebrews, aft- Mr. Bunch's mother, Mrs. Nita Bunch. Pink carnations, white snapdrag- | cms and babybreath were arranged i 'between two pink candles on the j mantel <?J the living room with the • , he social hour, aama colors repeated In the dining ! room centerpiece. A madeira dinner cloth was laid en th« refreshment table, centered by a similar floral arangement lighted by-tall pink tapers South America Studied By First Baptist W.M.U. Countries and people south ot the border were studied by the First Baptist Women's Missionary Union at the regular monthly mission meeting yesterday at ihe church. Mrs. Murray Smart was program leader. Mrs. W. M. Williams, president opened the meeting and Mrs. Joe Evans read the devotional, "A New and Living Way." "Christ the Answer in l.atln America" was the topic of Mr.« Smart's prncram. which she opencc with a discussion on "The Character of Our Latin American Friends." Two Spanish songs were aved on the ors-i. Mrs. Shelburn Brewer, a visitor to Mexico, eave a first-hand report on "Mexico's Need*." More Snan'sh music was olavec by Jlmmv Wi'aer. 5'x-venr-old son of Mr. and Mrs Woodrow Wilder on VPS accordion. "Villaee Work i" Cuba" was re- cmint»d bv Mrs. Rov Head and Mrs. Smart told a missionary's experience [n Colombia. Cloeine pravrrs were offered bv Mrs. Walter Bishop and Mrs. W M Williams. Hostpwe.s for the Epneral meet- Ine nf the church cirrles were Mrs C. S. Lemons. Mrs. M. W. Lewis. Mrs. S P. Mr.- John Mares. Mrs W. M. WinCim and Ml" Hor- deila Wllhlte. with Mrs. R F Mu- well as committee chairman. Bits of News Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Gunn and hre« children. Robert, Betty and Peggy, have returned from a two- week motor trip to Montreal and Quebec, Canada. They returned via Niagara Falls and New York City. Miss Dorothy Bojan of Lansing. Mich., has arrived here to spend two weeks as the gu«t of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Began Mrs. Herman Walpole and daugh- 650 Pupils Enroll At West Ridge For Summer Term .A .A. Norton, superintendent of the West Ridge School, said today tliat enrollment during the first two weeks ol the summer term had reached 650. An estimated 115 of these are enrolled for the high school work. Mr. Norton said that the term would probably extend to September 9. but, 11 had not been definitely determined how long the term would remain in session. The teaching staff Includes: C. E. Morris, high school principal; ter Mrs Toy Etchtewn and daugh-1 Joe *• Hutton, English; Mrs. James ter' Ronnie, returned Sunday from | Holmes, commercial subjects. Em- Harrison where they were guests of another of Mrs. Walpole's daughters, Mrs. J. V. Shlnn mid family. Mrs. Walpole spent t»'o.weeks there and Mrs. Etchleson and Ronnie were [here one week. mitt Cross, social science, W. McKlnnon, physical education »nd mathematics and Miss Betty J«»n Hamlett, home economics. Grade school faculty onslsts of Miss Florence Speaks, principal, Mr, and Mrs. Keith Bilbrey and | Mrs. Helen Campbell, Mrs. W. M. family are now at home after a visit I McKlnnon, Mrs. Charles Trotter, In Siloam Springs with her parents. | Mrs. Phillip nuggar, Mrs. Ennnltt Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Ross and m ; Cross, Mrs. Leon Spears, Miss Julia Tulsa. Okla., with a sister, Mrs. Jack • Stevens, Miss Frieda Horndon. Miss Jean Brackctt. Mrs. Mayford Vance and Mrs. ..gatha Karbucowskl. Guw1« included her sister. Mrs. | er w hich the ladies sang "Faith of James Eblander of Driver, her j our Fathers." Mrs. Glenn Alexan- piother. Mrs. J. W. Whltworth and ,j er , a \^ t ne prayer. "Faith", a reading, was presented | ov Mrs. R. E. DavU, assisted by Mrs., | Fields. Mrs. Yount, Mrs. Walters, | and Alvenn Walters, a visitor. Refreshments were served during j Social Calendar C. and N. families will Walker Park Birthday Club and meet at 1 p.m. at for a picnic. Mrs. Paul Mahon will be hostess Kllder. Mrs. Nina Reeder of Lcachvillc was the weekend guest of her daughter. Mrs. Ted England. Mr. England and family. Mrs. J. W. Adams and two sons, who spent Ihe past week in Dyersburg. Tenn., with her mother, Mrs, Clyde Drane. have returned home. Mr and Mrs. Boyd Mlnnick have as their guests Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Mooney of Mayneld, Ky., and Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Mooney and daughter of St. Louis. Spending the weekend in Memphis were Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Crain Jr. Bobby Edwards, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Edwards, is at Mt. Se- quoynh for a ten-day Methodist Youth camp. He was motored there by his parents, who returned through Louisiana where they were joined in Tallulah by another son. Jerry, who had been visiting there. Mrs. M. O. Usrey. who has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. Odell Sanders and Mr. Sanders in Walls, Miss., returned Sunday. Mrs. E. T. Halnes of Memphis has been visiting her daughter. Mrs. Ernest Flagg. Mr. Flagg and family. She left during the weekend for a visit in Monette. Condition of Farris McCalla, who Is a patient at the Memphis Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital. Is satisfactory. Mr. McCalla underwent «n eye operation last week. Mrs. McCalla. who is in Memphis with him, spent Sunday night here as guest of her mother, Mrs. O. W. Dlllahunty. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Pvitzius and family were in Paragould and Jonesboro over the weekend. Harry Weedman and John Bearden of Leachville flew to St. Louis Mrs. Bunch's gift* were displayed on the buffet. A pink rose topped each of the Individual white cakes served to the guests with sherbet. Miniature jar- den sprinklers doubled u nutcups and f?.W8. In bunco gamp^ played during the evening, prizes went to Miss Billic. n, high, Mrs. Elslander, travel- in?, and Mrs. Elwood Deen ,low. . The guest of honor wore a smart i grey chambray frock .with white i fit Overman and Mrs. C. E. John- First Baptist YWA Meets At Home ot Miss Ross Three members of the Young Women's Association of the First Baptist Church played hostess last night to 20 members of the organization at the home ol Miss Mary Jo Ross. Other hostesses were Miss Christine Austin and Dona Bohannon. Miss Bohannon gave the devotional, p.ftir 7.-!:ich Mrs. Russell Baugh taught a chapter of the mission book. "Faith Triumphant in the Philippines." Prayers were offered by Miss Clit- to Avalon Bunco Club at her home. Mrs Lester Reams will be hostess to the Gosnell W.S.C.S. at the Method'-"! Church at 2:30 p.m. The Thursday Rook Club will mtret with Mrs. Leon Scherer. Ms Rusuell Wcrt will entertain the Blytheville Rook Club. Friday Mts Mildred Ann Short will become the bride ol Billy Joe dean at "i p.m. at the home of her par- en rs on He*rn. Mrs. O. S. Dowdy the CBC Club. Sitarday Blytjrftvllle Cotillion Club will en- terlauv'at the Blue Room of ihe Hotel Noble at 9 p.m. At The Hospitals BLYTHF.V11.LK HOSPITAL Mrs. Wendell Phillips, city. Mrs. Delbert Anderson, city. WALLS HOSl'ITAI. Dismissed: Mrs. Curtis Downs. Doll. Mrs. Wylie Ralph and baby, city, Mrs. Lloyd Porter and baby, city Bobby Smith, city. Ruth Flanagan, Steele. Mo. Audrey Pierce, Dyess. ed Ihe MOAT produclion of "The Chocolate Soldier" Memphis Saturday night wiih Ihe Hlndinaiu who were also accompanied by Juanita Ferguson. Another visitor during last week was Mrs. Hindman's nephew. Steve Schumacher o Memphis, who was motored home Friday by his parents. Mr. and Mrs J. R. Schumacher. B. F. Klger returned yesterdas from Nashville, Tenn., where he wa. called due to the illness of a rela tlve. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Janet Sr. hav< as thetr guest for an extended visl WE, THE WOMEN «»U MlUeU, NCA Ita/f Writer American Wives Don't Need Apron-Strings on Husbands Are American husbands tied to their wives apron strings? An Englishmatk recently returned to London after belnc a guest >f Uncle Sam, claims they are. He >ase« his pitying accusation on •he fact that on a Sunday aftcr- nnon the American husband piles his wife and children into the family automobile and o(f they go for «n afternoon's outlnf. On the other hand, according to the critic of American family life, on a fair Sunday the British hus- d goes out for a solitary stroll or Joins some male companions in a bar. Granting thai the Englishman's observations are sound, it doesn't follow that he has reached the right conclusion. There may be a better reason why the American husband spends much of his leisure lime with his wife and kids than that he's hopelessly tied to his wile's apron strings • . . and I think there is. Why Pop's Hippy. Thouth Married American wives make a great effort to be companionable to their husbands. They get taken .ilons where Ilicir McMATH New Liberty Continued from Page 1. for roads be spent? Not according to politics, the Governor said. "Although there Is more traffic over the primary roads, I believe the secondary, or farm-to-market roads, are every bit as Important. These secondary roads, If paved, will have more trafilc than they now have and by stimulating the distribution of goods should help raise the standard of living. "Therefore the money will be divided evenly between primary and secondary roads and all new roads will be built, not because of politics but because at the fact that engineers have advised their being placed where they are." he slated. Sees Communism as a Threat With better roads, the Governor called for more and belter schools and added medical facilities, In regard to schools, ho said: "It is the responsibility of the Mr. and Mrs. Henry Long and son, Michael, were the guests of Mrs. Long's sister, Mrs. C. B, Chlim and Mr. Chinn of Ashford, Ky. Mrs. Long and son are remaining for a longer visit, but Mr. Lone returned home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Clex'ton Eubanks and family, Mi 1 , and Mrs. Bud Lutes and family and Miss Mayme Lloyd spent the weekend at Big Spring!. Mo. Ml. and Mrs. Valid Brothers and Mr. and Mrs. John I. Brothers and family siwnt the weekend at Norfork Dam. Mr. and Mrs. Don Parkerson and son have returned to their home at St. Michaels, Md., after being icre for the funeral of Mrs. Parkerson's father, H. P. Listen, Sr. Sunday to attend the Cardinal ball game. Mr. »nd Mrs. O. P. Barber and son. Tom, of Lawrence, Kans.. are visiting her, mother, Mrs. G. W. Dll- lahunty for a week. Mr. and Mrs. Hadley Hays and family returned Sunday from a few days In McAlester. Okla., where they went for the funeral of Mr. Hays' nephew, Eugene Hays Jr. In Jonesboro over Ihe weekend j were Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hearn and will entertain Iam l 1 y- T* 16 ? visited Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Roger« and son, Fred, who formerly resided here. Eleanor Day of North Little Rock was Ihe weekend guest of Ann Hlndman. While here she attend- acce.'uorles, complemented by ahoulder corsage of pink carnations and white tuberoses from the hostesses. Mrs James Nebhut. sister-in-law of Mlu Ncbhut, assisted the hos- . tesses Ln serving. RiTZ THiATRi BY REFRIGERATION Continuous Stiowi Box Office Opens 1 :45 Show Starts 2:00 8:00 a.m. KM p.m. <:M p.m LISTEN TO KLCN Tuesday and Wednesday MWHltiUl INNKIGIAS Study Course Continued Af Calvary YWA Meeting son. During the social hour tht hostesses served refreshments of ice cream, cookies and iced drinks. i Mrs. Roy Head met with the Guests lor the meeting included \ Calvary Baptist Church Young Wo- Mrs. Bert Ross, Miss Peggy Van Winkle and Miss Jo Alice Koonce. men's Association last night at the church when they continued the study course, "In the Direction of Dreams." Twelve members attended. Mrs. Head opened the meeting with prayer and Miss Jean Norman gave the closing prayer. Refreshments were served during the social hour. Mrs. Lee Janet Jr. of Columbia. S.C. | Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Cobb and I two sons, Danny and Davis, returned yesterday afternoon from ' a weekend spent In St. Louis where they attended the ball games. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey tialdrldge announce the birth of a son. Danny Gene, at Walls Hospital Friday. Mrs. Baldrldce is the former Mis* Nell Lambert. Mrs. M. G. Goodman has returned from a week's visit in Dyersbutg and other points In Tennessee with relatives. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Llovd Porter Friday afternoon at Walls Hospital. Their second child, she has been named Betty Lavra. Mrs. Porter was formerly Miss Kathryn Cleveland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Cleveland. Mr. and Mrs. G. V. Daws will have as their guests this week :heir daughter and Mrs. Daws' sister and husband. Mrs. Orville El- icins. Jr., the former Willagene Dasvs. of Brlnkley will be here the latter part of the week to visit her parents. She is coming especially for the Short-Gean wedding Friday night. Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Garrett of Gurdon will arrive tomorrow for a visit with her sister. Mrs. Oarrett Is formerly principal o! junior high school here an is now superintendent, of schools in hubands s°- because they are good sports who have learned to enjoy the same kind of recreation as their men. If Papa is a baseball Ian, chances are Mama is just as fond of relaxing ai a ball park. If Papa likes to fish, chances are Mama has learned to sit stUl and keep quiet for hours aL a time. If Papa Is a golfer. Mama has very likely been taking lessons from a pro. And so it goes. As a matter of fact, the American wife has made herself so companionable to her husband that often she's the one who is tied j down. Far from wanting to be alone J the American husband with a companionable wife hsLS a fit if she f plans to go to a bridge party on [ his afternoon off, or if he comes \ home from work to an empty house. \Vh?n an old buddy happens to be soin.g through town the American husband doesn't say "I'll meet you at • bar." He says. "Come on out to the hous<? for dinner. I want you to meet my wife." And ^ e couldn't b* pried IOOAC from his easy chair I Ufc a solitary walk—as any wife wanting to run a vacuum cleaner over the living- room rug well knows. The American hujbaud Is a family man, not because h?'* tied to Mania's apron Brings* but because he likes It. |\Vi/son Student to Get Degree ot Mississippi U. state to provide an adcnuate edu- cntton for each of Its children An adequate education moans more today than ever before. "Our complex society, the threat oC coivmnmhm and a third world war all work to make us more aware of Ihe »ced of well-educated citizens. "The conflict between communism nnd our way of government will uot be finally settled on the battlefield. It will ultimately be won or lost in the niltids and hearts of men. I think an educated electorate is necessary for a healthy, sound government. 'The 530,000.000 the last legislature allocated for schools Is not enough. This means that more assistance must be given the schools at the local level. If schools are supported at a local level, they will remain under local control which is a healthy condition," he said. As to increased medical facilities, the Governor <jid not voice his approval or disapproval of socialized medicine, but said. "Although we don't approve of socialized medicine this still doesn't mean we have aV the doctors we need. Nor does it mean all our people who need 1 medical care can get it. ! More Doctors, Nurses Needed "A medical center in Little Rock ; would allow the University of Ark' ansas to increase, the number of [doctors it supplies the state every I year. It would a ^° provide a nurses' : school and would aid in the study ! of mental disorders to the extent, I j A in told by doctors, that as many day at 5 p.m. The commencement exercises for , 341 candidates for degrees will be Lovry Williams Crook of Wilson [held in the campus grove, and Dr. will receive his Master of Arts de- \ Fred T. Mitchell, president of the szree, with an education major, at j Mississippi State College will be the University of Mississippi, Fri- \ xhe speaker. 50 per cent of our mental .tieuts could be successfully treat- ^ ed and returned to their homes. " It would also provide a focal Joint from which community clinics and small hospitals could be or- anized." he pointed out. in refernce to the REA. Governor McMaf said It had made poss'i-'- the electrification of 70 per cent of the farm homes of Arkansas and "certainly has played a major part in the higher standard of living which has been enjoyed by all Arkansans and especially the Arkansas farmer." Governor' McMath was Introduced by Harry Oswald, Arkansas REA head, who also presided over the business session. The Governor landed at Blytheville Air Base yesterday morning and following his address took off for Memphis where he was honored with Tennessee's Governor Browning at a dinner and reception by the Memphis Atlantic Union Committee. Co-Op Host at Luncheon H. C. Knappenberger, manager of the co-op here, honored Governor McMath with a luncheon at Noble Hotel yesterday prior to the. Walker Park meeting. Approximately 30 Mississippi County men attended. Following the business session in the park, Mr. Oswald Introduced Representative L. H. Autry, County Judge Roland Green, county agenti Keith Bilbrey and D. V. Maloch, Harry Sutton and'Craighead Coun- 4 ty's co-op manager. Earl Walden. Officers Re-elected In the business session, members, on the recommendation of the nominating committee, chose to accept the same slate of officers and directors which served the unit riurinfrv the p/ist year. Officers include F. A. Rogers, Blytheville, Rt. 2, president; Charles R Coleman, Osceola, vlct president; and S. E. Seagraves, Luxora, secretary and treasurer. Mr. Oswald read to members reports of various offices. After the business session, approximately 80 merchandise awards were given away Including an electric washing machine and other electric appliances. E. R. HARPER, Evangelist Abilene, Texas Gurdon. Bill ULLLIMS Srtr^trtl srmri Suhterl Continuous Showing Every I>a.j B>« Office Opens <:45 Show SUrU 7:M Opens Simla; 1:H; Slant. 1:13 Contlnnovi Shom Sal. & Sun. Bjrtiin Night Kvrrj M(ht Except Saturday No pastes h»ond on Sanda; at K«x; Theatr* Tuesday & Wednesday Come to Our Book Party Wednesday, Aug. 17th Cotton In My Sack" By LOIS LENSKI Shown for the first time This exciting new book for Boys and Girls will interest grown-up readers, (oo. The author spent many weeks in Blylheville, Yarbro, Promised Land and other nearby communities sketching scenes and gathering real- life material for this unusual story of Arkansas col- lon-picking children. Hear Ihe author's own recording and receive free * special souvenir book mark. See original sketches by Lois I.enski used in illustrating the slory. First Edition Copiei $2.50 Printers - Office Outfitter! • Stationer* ACROSS FROM CITY HALL AT PENNEY'S Another - - - ONE DAY SELLOUT! Women's 2 Bar Tricot Knit — 20 Denier NYLON PANTIES In Small, Medium & Large Size. Pink and White FAST DRYING LONGER WEARING YOU'LL WANT SEVERAL PAIRS First Quality — Always GOSPEL MEETING CHURCH OF CHRIST Blytheville, Ark. AUGUST 27-28 A Cordial Invitation Extended to All Hoyden Mohan, Song Director

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