The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 23, 1944 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 23, 1944
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f AGE TWO BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS At the Hoipkals Harjorie Stevens To Wed T lying Instructor Here Mr. Mid Mrs. Ross Elevens announce ' the, engagement and approaching naurtaft fit their daughter, MSs Mtrjorte EJewioriptevens, to Lieut. William NiOOlson Norton of Blylhevttle and Savannah, Ga., son of .Mrs;-George M. Norton of Savamikh. ' * Tlie wedding will be solehinlzed early "In August. The bride-elect, whose father is postmaster here, Is member of ft family long prominent In civic and religious activities' of Blylheville. After having been-n. student in Ihe school here; where she participated }n a number of extra-curricula activities featuring music, she was graduated this year from the High .^School;,Department of Montreal College, Montreal, N. C., which she attended two jears Lieutenant;Nqftori; son of the late Df George M Kprlon of &>\»tu)ah; «as graduated from 'high school there,and Armstrong College Entering 'the. Army; three - years ago, he later transferred to the Air Corps Stationed at Blytheville Aimy Air Field for two years, lie became an Instructor after hnvlng received' his wings and commission. ' • • • Mis s Williams To Attend Camp in Qieley, Colorado Miss Ginger WlUams, daughter of Mr: and Mrs, 8gm H. .Williams, I? among ttie BljtheUlle girls and bojs who ulll attend camp this Summer. , She will lea»e July 21 for Cheley s Camp, 11 near Denver, Colo, where she plans' to spend a month A Student • at Fasstfern School, Hendersonville, N. C., she returned home',several weeks ago This"wlU'' be, her fourth • year - at camp as .she attended Camp Itit- IIwake, Pass Cllrjstian, Miss., for thiee >ears * • * Mi s.'Poetz Entertains When Mrs G o Poets enter- tamed Club Eight Wednesday af- ternoog ^he also had as her guesls, Mrs Harry Stephens of Corning, v,ho Is vlriUng Mr and Mrs L: S Benlsh and family, Mrs Ruptrt Crafton an<j Mies Virginia Nunn Iced, drinks were served during the bridge games. Miss Nunn won-high and Mrs. Benlsh, second high « • - • Bridge Club Concludes Meetings ForiSummer The Thursday Contract Club had its final pftiy of the Summer ten- son this'week when Mrs O W. McCulchen" was hostess. This •group will resume its weekly bridge luribheons next Fall nflcr having had afternoon parties, wltl light refreshments, during the pas two months. " In addition to the members, Mrs Cornelius Modinge-r was a guesl. Mrs. Rodney L. Banister woi high and Mrs. a. G. Caudlll, second high, In the bridge games, G.N.B. Club Mec'ts With Mrs. Eldredge Mis. Dewey A-Oonlry nnd Mrs. Gene Reagan were guesls of Mrs. Clyde Eldredge last night wljen slie entertained the G.N.B. Club nt her liome. Mrs. Reagnn won high score h bunco games; Mrs. Harold Meek received the bunco award find Mrs. Robert Wecxlinnu, low. A sandwich plate was served with Iced drinks. > * • Friendly Seven Club Has Weekly Mceling s Mrs. Clnrn Pcery was hostess Wednesday afternoon to the Friendly Seven club at the home of Mrs. Joe Hamby ivlicn she nlso entertained Mrs. C. J. Utlle, Mrs. O. O. Elkins and Mrs. no*. Moore. A dessert ivas served, More limn 01,190 copies of the Bible were distributed In Chhm In a ,<ilu«le year. Turtles do not shed their shells, bu(. ; each shield grows larger as the turtle's size Increases. Goering's Gals Cnptlon on this German photo, received through neutral source, soys It shows members of a Ccering-ci'ealed wbfn'cn's antl- aircrnft auxiliary corps helping direct lire at Allied bombers. Bits of News '\ Mason bay Jr., npprenllce seaman, who attends Tulano University, New Orleans, under the V-12 program, Is spending a 12-day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Day Sr. He is In the School of Engineering. Mr. and Mrs. 8,'F. Hill returned Wednesday night from 15 days visit In Santa Ann nnd Los Angeles, Cnl. Miss Ginger Williams lias gone lo Florence, Ala., to visit Miss Mnry Louise Flagf, her roommate at Pas- sltern School, Ilendmonvlllc, N. C., for 10 days. Mrs. Dee Hnrber of Halls, Tcnn., is guest of her sister, Mrs. John I-ovelace. rVfflton Summers of Flint, Mich., is spending several days here as jucst of ills sisters, Mrs. Arch Lovo- lixce and Mrs. Dick Chlpman. Mrs. W. T. Borough of Lltlle Hock, executive secretary of the Arkansas Tuberculosis Association, spent yes- .crday here. Slie came especially to confer with Mrs. Rodney L. Banister, Mississippi Comity chairman,, nnd Mrs. C. G, Rodman, Mississippi County representative of the Arkansas Tuberculosis Association. J. W. Banister of Keimett, Mo., s guest of his son, Rodney L. Banster, and Mrs; Banister. Scrgt. Elmer Eay Moore, with the Armored Division of the Army at Gamp Polk, La.', is spending a'ID- lay furlough wltl) his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Moore,and oilier rcln- ivcs. . • • • Mrs. Edward C. Budd nnd daugh- er, Amelia Irene, have returned from Oakdale, La., where ^hcy spent a month with Mrs. Budd's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Crowder. SlafI Scrgt. Frank Alva Moore las returned to his biise at West Ovnrneld, Mnss., .where he Is an nerlfll gunner in the Arrny Air 'oices, nrtcr spending seven days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Moore. Mrs. J. E. Crook liiis been lulinlt- ed lo Walls Hospital for trcat- iienl. Gregory H. Alklns, apprentice eaman attending- University of the South ul Sewunee, Tenn., under Hie V-12 program, is guest of his graml- inrents, Mr. and Mrs. J. c. Har- ifsh, and family. Mrs. G. S. Barnes, daughter, Mrs Otlo Scrape and daughter, spent Wednesday In Memphis. Mrs. Christina Plnklcy lefl ycs- errtay for a Clilld Welfare meeting n Little. Rock.; She ..will .j-elurn Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Wrol'e'n are xpectcd lo return lodny from Cleveland, Ohio, where they were yuests of Mr. nnd Mrs. Bob Cluck- and East Orange, N. J,, where they were guests of Mr. Wioltn's sister, Mrs. Russell, and family. They left Tuesday In llielr plane. Mrs. Byron Nail has 'returned from Lcachvllle where she spent several days with her sister, Mrs. M. E. Stauclenmayer and Dr. Staudenmnyer. Miss Polly Wilson left, yesterday for Pine Bluff for a visit with her parents. Mrs. Steve Tluirston arrived tills morning from Eglin Field, Fla., to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R M. Bock. She Is the former Miss Anita Fay Beck. Captain Tlnnslon will join her here next week. H. H. Reeves lias gone to Palestine mid other points ol Texas for a iwo weeks business trip. Mr. and Mrs. J. Nenl Gesell are guests of Mrs. Gcscll's mother, Mrs. J. s. Gescll. until tomorrow. Mr. Oesell is employed in Philadelphia, I'a., cum Mrs. Gesell is making her home in Jonesuoro where her father, M. M. GIMIiini resides. •Mrs. Hurry • Stephens of Corn- Ing, Ark,, Is guest of her sister, Mrs. L. s. Benlsh, and family Mrs. Benlsh and two daughters returned Sunday night for two weeks spent there and she accompanied them home. Read ucuner ireva wmn» Mi Walls Hospital Admitted— J. O. Simmons, Dell. Mrs. J. E. Crook, city. Mary Nell Pierce, Stcele, Mo Dismissed— Mrs. C. A. Duvall, Luxorn. Mrs. Joe Shanks, city. Billy Glass. Rt, 1, city BlylhevIHe Hospital Admitted- I Mrs, Llllle'Lee'Salmons, city, Mrs, A. E, Clark, city. Dismissed— Tommy Cruse, city. Mrs. W. c. Plunkett, city. Memphis Methodist Ho«pl(»t Born lo .Mr. and Mrs. V I Haas, Steele, Mo., a son. Many Attend Playground At Harrison School Here More than 100 Negro children have visited the playground a Harrison since Its opening two weeks ngo. The children participate in wood work, clay modeling clog dancing, bean bag contests rope Jumping, and the construction small furniture for a' doll house Several patrons of the playground have furnished (tie group with refreshments In Ihe last week Tliev were Dr. T. H. Keith and wife, Dr. B. E. Roberts nnd wife, Ernest Cn.ston and wife, and Lucille Smith. Artie-Sawyer Is supervlsoi of the playground. American Investors purchase approximately $30,000.000 worth of worthless' securities annually in normal times. WHERE i WAS BORN^HE DOCTOR^ Tp^^ A/V1E ANDTHENuAS OF PEOPLE /JAMBD JOE (M THE \TOVW HAS NOTHING Tf> s£c^t* T ' tK ET"FOR ^ f: * n '"'-, l YOU'RE JUST •50 YOU CAM iv '-'",-•! *V* j pp- FRESH as a daisy when it's 90" in the shade! Crisp, clean Summer frocks not only make you LOOK fresh -you FEEL fresh as well. Trust your filmiest frocks to our careful cleaning. We take especial care of the new "hard to clean" synthetic fabrics^ . . You'U like the hand finished look of Hudson cleaned garments. rLEASt remove buckles, clips and ornamental buttons from your dresses before sending them to be cleaned! This will eliminate danger of loss or damage. Call 2612 For Service! HUDSON C/eaner-To/'/or-C/ot/j/er 48 HOUR SERVICE ON REQUEST! Nation Has Egg Surplus; Stor* An Extra Dozen Home refrigerators can solve a national food said storage problem II housewives will put them lo that use now, the War Food Administration advises. If every family ll buy an extra dozen now, and store them In the refrigerator, some 25 million dozen of eggs, for which i)o commercial cold storage place can tie found, will he'cared for. Egg production has been running ahead of current npedi Oils spring and cold storage space Is crowded to capacity. The emergency Is only 'temporary, however. If the present abundance can be saved, «ggs can be handled '" the usual \vay shortly because produc- (lon is slowing up seasonally. Iniant Dlts Early Today Mary Viiison, uay-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Beltron Vlnson, died at. 5 o'clock this morning at the family home on North Railroad. In addition to her parents, the baby leaves two brothers, J. C., and LeRoy Vinson, and two sisters, .lennle FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 1044 and Alma Jean Vinson. Funeral services were scheduled u( 4 o'clock this afternoon ut Sawyer's Cemetery. Cobb Funeral Home Is In charge of arrangements. THE MALARIA MOSQUITO IS AFTER YOU! Gtl h»r with FLIT... before she has a chanc« to ipread chilling-burning fniseriei from a sick A man to you, Spray FLIT in dork corner! and / V on sUenant water. .. wliara the malaria car- ~" rier lurks'and bre«d«. Spray it on every mos- quilo you see. Ii'» u quick and easy way to wipe out all mosqultoti. Buy FLIT ... today! FLIT kill* Wtt, «nt«, '•***• motttt, fawdbugt and all niotquitoec. BE SURE IT'S FLIT! " W. 0. IRBY ANNOUNCES FOR CONGRESS In announcing' as a candidate for Kepresentative in Congress from Ihe First Congressional District I am not unmindful of the duties and responsibilities of this important position. I have lived in this District for more than 45 years and I have also held various offices in mv own countv including those of County Judge and State Senator'from the 29th District, composed of Clay and Greene counties It will not be difficult for the citizens of the District to investigate my standing as a citizen and my record as an official. My personal and political fortune is of no consequence to the public as a whole. The things I stand for and the good that you think I may be able to accomplish if elected to offjce should be the standard by which to measure the support you give me in this race J know that we still have the best country in the world and the best government ever attained by the people' since the beginning of civilization. I believe that 1 should not attempt to tear down a building unless I am sure that I can build a better one. I should not attempt to destroy unless I know a better way to construct I do nof believe that we v are : in dange'r. of dictatorship in this country, and that we shall not be in danger of dictatorship, fascism, communism, or any other ism as long as we have the free and untrammelled right to go into the polling booth and cast a secret ballot for the men and measures of our choice. I shall' not if elected, put in -my whole time criticising and finding tault, and vote for a lot of measures and then later begin yelling nly nead off abont dictatorship, bureaucracy and many other things that are of no consequence except to create suspicion and distrust I know, and shall not forget, that all" wealth. comes from labor and the land, and I shall stand for such legislation as I am convinced will be for the benefit of all those who labor to produce wealth and will make it easier for every family to own a home »-. edsier ror p,n,, n ( HO LC) kept more than three, million homes on farms and in towns irom being foreclosed and the families of those homes from being thrown out on the highways and streets I ±f, rl '^POrt this agency until its work has h ' S agency is entire 'y self s taxpaym Olle cent Respectfully yours, W. 0. IRBY for CONGRESS (See "QUESTIONS FOR TOOK GATHINGS" Tomorrow) • WEDDING FLOWERS Our expert florists will handle decorations for weddings 'parties and other occasions. Call us for an estimate TJ^FLOWERSHOP F.T.D. Service Wc Deliver Anywhere Ph. 491 Mrs. 3. M. (Mae) Williams, o\yncr OJencce ALTERATIONS! Come to Hudson's for alterations of all kinds. Wo have three expert seamstresses on duty at ail times. HUDSON WANTED Experienced meat cutter to manage market in Osceola, Ark. Salary and commission. Apply Kroner Manager,' Osceola, or writ* Box 159, Jonesboro, Ark. MARGARET'S BEAUTY RHOP 1M H. First Phone 2532 Bring Us Your Btauty Problems BT Appclatmeul I IB Continaoru Shows Every Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KI.CN I.-H IJB. 12:45 mn. l:M p.m. Last Time Today 'Cover Girf with Rita Hayworlh and Gene Kelly Paramount News anil Selected Short Subject Saturday In Lobby! Serial, "Alaskan Mystery" No. 10 anil Short. Con. Showing Sal'day 1:00 to 11:30 Sunday and Monday Cleaner—Tailor—Clothier Paramount News and Selected Shorts j Continuous Showing Sun. 1:15 ( 0 n ROXY JUUnew Sst. & Snn. Only Opens each night G:45; starts 1 Oftta Sunday 1:00; SUrti 1:15 Continual*! Shows Sat. knd San. Baifkln N1(ht Every Nlcht Excepl Saturday. N» iiim honored on Bnntay at the B»rr. Last Time Today 'Curse of Cat People' with Simonc Simon Selected Short Subjects Saturday f Men of Texas' wilh Kotn-rl Slncli Serial, "Secret Service in Africa" No. 15 and Short Con. Showing Sat'day 1:00 to 11:30 Sunday and Monday Fox N'cws and Selected Short C»n«nDOM Showfnj Sun. l;is to 11

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