The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 27, 1944 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 27, 1944
Page 2
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BLYTHEm'LB (ARK.) 1 COPIER i Wecjding Plans Announced By Miss Da'rby, Fiance Plains h.av» b««n completed for the weddihg1>r Miss Mary Francis Darby of .Blj'lhevtlle , inci Deering, I Mo., daughter -of Mr. and Mrs. Wlt- ' Ham ' Rex Darby of Deering, nnd Llcul, Carlton Francis Wells of Bly- thevllle and South Deerfield, Mass., whose encasement recently was an- '' . .... The' 'riles' .will be 'solemnized Thursday night, 1 o'clock, at First, Baptist Church, by the Rev. E. C. Brown, pastor. .'*.•••• The bride, who will be given In marriage by her brother, Sergt. Ran- dolpli , Darby of Dierlrig an.i Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo,, will have for her cnald of honor, Miss Carllynn Hood! '•..- ... ' Lieut. .Harrison .Clark will serve as best'' mart; 'Ushers' .will be Lieut. Cecil! Slgmim and Lieut. 'William Norton. 'all '.of Blythevllle Army Air Field. -,-,,:/ •; •' ,.-,.. Tapers" will be 'lighted by : Miss Jeai>;Darby o( peering, sister of (lie brlde?elect, ' and Miss .Joyce Ijuni- mers-during ;'a' program of 'nuptial mus.lq with Ix-T, Moore. Jr., as or- gnnlst, ;and Pyt. James McGhee of BlythevUle Army Air Held as vocalist..- .•".•'.,•; A :rehearsal: supper will be. given tomorrow night .at the Officers' Club'by. Mrs,: Robert Wade and her brother, L. T..- Moore Jr. Daughter Born A jlaughter .was born last night to Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Dooley. The i baby> their first child, has been ' named Rebecca Lynn, for her mother; trie former Miss Rebecca Taylor, nnd per father, but will be. called ' "Becky Lynn." •• : .. • •'•- . '.Mother and daughter are at Bly- thevllle Hospital. 1 -.-•••• • Baptist Circles Meet.; For! Bible Studies .The five circles o: the Roman's Missionary Union, first 'Baptist Church, met in homes yesterday af- ternotn for ' Bible studies. The 12 present at meeting of Circle One, at •home of Mrs. C. E. . Edds;: hear Mrs. . Lloyd Stickmoii led 'thg. devotional:.In which she and .Miss Cornelia Wiltrite'offered prayers. -The study was presented by Mrs.' Murray.. Smart. . Circle Two.;was entertained by Mrs.^o. Mj'Mprgan.yhen the seven present, included'• one' g'ueit, Mrs, r-Biid". King of Tallulah, La., Mrs. G. C: Hawks led'In prayer and Mrs. J. TJ- Westbrobkclosed 'the meeting with, prayer..:;*;'. .'„'."; ".J Mrs. W. E. Buchanan 'was hostess lo circle Three when nine attended. Mernbers participate'! in Ihe devotional period.of scripture reading and prayer concluded with prayer, by,Mrs. W. F. Copclnnd before Mrs.: H. H. Brooks led the study. Mrs,;. R. Q. cash concluded the meetjng with prayer. ' T 'hie. U-' present, at-I home of' Mrs. Robert Grimes for fleeting of Circ!- 1 Four; heard ..Mrs!.' J.. W..Auteh lead the devotional with 'prayers' by Mrs E..CJ Brown and'Mrs. Auten. . Circle Ifive met at the home of Mrs.U. E. McFall with eight present, litre. .Walter, Bishop presented the study and prayers,were said'by Mrs.! Ebb Carson and 'Mrs E p Hardin.V ..'..»^ .-»• Celebrates Birthday Sond.ra . Ann . Lunsford entertained 22 friends last night with a party in' celebration of her 10th birthday. " •.*'•, .- . : Games entertained the boys and Girls More wiener sandwiches, lemonade and .birthday ' calse 'were served. . , ' , Thji 1 hostess-was assisted by her mother, Mrs. j. :p, .Lunsford; her grandmother, Mrs! John Moore, and her aunt,,Miss Bea Moore. Church Wprnefi Meet Members of the Woman's Society of Christian Service, Lake Street Methodist Church, met yesterday afternoon at the church for a business-session. . Plans were completed for the supper, :to be served-Thursday. ni»nt nt the Woman's Club to a 'group of civilian men at BlythevUle \irny Air «eM, and f n atarterly repo 15 to be: sent Immediately. The 12 present were dismissed •with' prayer. •' ; • Nazavene Group Meets The Young Women's Missionary Society al the Church of the Nazarene hnd an. al fresco party last night nt the. home of Misses' Stella and Juanita Evansc, 520 North Sixth. The 21 present Included two visitors, Elmer Shelling burg or, .apprentice senmau now stationed In Rhode Island, and Pvt. Wlllard H. Evans of Columbus, Ohio, who is visiting hk mother, Mrs. E. L Evans, and family. Games entertained the guests before n dessert course was .served with iced drinks. Dorothy Gill To Wed Norman Millard Stone Announcement Is being made today of the engagement and approaching marriage of Miss Dorothy Jennnette Gill of Memphis nnd Twrrell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harbin 0111 of Tin-roll, to Norrnau Millard Stone of Blythevllli; onri Mllllnglon, Tenn., seaman second class f the Navy, sno o! Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Stone. The wedding will be solemnized July 23 at Ihe Baptist Church of Dell by the Rev. Curtis Downs of Oseeola. The brfdc-elect, whose family long lived at Dell before her parents recently moved lo the Menasha Club at Turrqll, was graduated from Dell High School. She later attended Arkansas State College, Jonesboro, nnd now Is employed In Memphis. • ..Mr.• Stone attended Blythevllle High "School and was graduated from the - Naval Radio School at Mllllnglon. utter entering the Navy in January. Bits of News' Mostlj Reraonal Mrs, Jnmes Tull of Mlnml Bench, Pla., Is guest of her mother, Mrs. J. P. Tompklns, nnd family for several days. Out of town people here Sunday for the funeral of w. O. Johnson, retired railroad employe who was buried'on his 13rd birthday, were: Mrs. Marie Mouser, Mis. H. J. Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lewallen,' Mrs. Fred Letts, J, W. Duncan, Snm F.iley, Mr. rind Mrs. Ben Fleming and J. S. Skelley of Clmtfce, Mo.; Mrs. Lena Dougan, Mr; and Mj-s. pllver Muskclley, Mr. arid Mrs. Richard' Borci),' Mr. and Mrs. J. T." Wright, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Johnson of Memphis; Mrs. Thomas Smith Brighton, Mr. and Mrs. Mndden Johnson of Ritigley, Tenn.; Mrs. J. W. Lynn, Mr. nnd Mrs. Dock. Hill, Sid Henry,' Malcolm Johnson, nnd Ed Pa It on of Cnrutliersviilc, Mo.; Afr. nnct Mrs. John Wilson nnd Mrs. T. P. Clinton of Joiner; Mr. flnd Mrs. J. A. Pittmim, Mrs. Fhmk , Robinson, Miss Pauline Robinson, Horace Jor- dnn, C. W. HooVer of Wilson; Mr. and Mrs. H. p. Llston.of Osceola; Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Johnson, Mr. nnd Mrs. R. A John&nn, Mrs. W. H. Pike oi' Manila. Copt. James Henry Smith of Houston, Texas, lins relumed to his post after having spent several dnys here as guest of his mother, Mrs. J. p. Smith, nnd daughter, Mrs. Sam Sikes and another sister, Mrs. Frank Wllks of Cnruthers- villc. Addison Smith, formerly of Blytheville nnd now of St. Louis, spent the weekend here us guest of his mother, Mrs. J. F. Smith, and family. He came especially lo be with his brother, Cnpt. James Henry Smith of Houston, Texas who was here. Mr. nnd Mrs. U. H. Holt and children, Margaret nnd Billy, returned last night from a 10 days visit with relatives In Cookcvlllc Tenn. Mrs. Roy R, Brantley Jr., returned today from Greensboro, N. C., where she spent n month with Muster Sergeant Brantley prior lo his leaving for overseas duty after having been stationed at BlythevUle Army Air Field two years, before going to Greensboro, a month ngo. Mrs. Brantlcy will make Her home here until ho returns. Dr. Anne Tompkins aoetsch of St. Louis Is guest of her mother, Mrs. J. p. Tompklns, and family. Her husband, Lieutenant Ooetsch, also n physician, now Is stationed In England. Mi 1 , and Mrs. A. C. Microw and son, Fred, will Icuve tomorrow for make Ihelr home. Lieut, and Mrs. dene Tcnford have nrrived for n visit with Mrs. Teaford's parents, Mr. tind Mrs. 0. P. Tompklns. Mrs, Tcaford will remain here while Lieutenant Tenford Is on special duty at several buses. Mr. and- Mrs. Fred Walker of Peach Orchard, Mo., were guests of Mr. Walker's parents, Mr. and Mrs. a. J. Wnlkcr, for tho, weekend. Mr. ntid Mrs. B. King and daughter, Peggy Ann, li.ive returned to Talhilnh, la., nflcr having been guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ted King and family. Cnmuile Logan of New Orleans, apprentice seaman attending Tu- ln«e University mxlcr the V-12 program, Is guest of Mason Day Jr., also n student there. While liere, hn also Is visiting his slster-ln-lnw, Mrs. Richard Lognii Jr., (lie former Miss Sara Lou McCutchcn. Mr. Day and hts guest Joined friends in Memphis last night for dancing on (lie Plantation Roof of Hotel Pcabody. Warrant Officer W. R. Brltt, who Ims been stationed In Alaska for three months nfter having been In Cflvmdn, has arrived for a visit with Mrs. Brltt, the former Miss Joe McCihce, and her mother, Mrs. Lydia McOhec, prior lo his returning to the same post. He is in the Arrnv Air Corps. Misses Nora nnd Geneva Ha gnu have returned from Montgomery. Ala., where they attended the cailel rtfuice Saturday .night at Montgomery, Alii. They Were guests of Avln- tlon Cadet Herinnn Howell. formerly of Blythovillc Army Air Field, nml Aviation Cadet William Wlebe. Cnpt. Thomas K. Mnhan, Mrs. Miilnui and two sons, who have been nt Rochester, Minn.. lov three months while Captain Mahnn was Uklng a special course In X-ray nt Mayo Clinic, arrived last night lo spend several days wltn his mother, Mrs. T. ,). Mahnn, bcrore returning to Ills post al El Paso, Texas. Mrs. Jess Horncr and daughters, JInimIe and June, have gone to a camp near Hardy where they plan lo spend remainder of the Summer. Mr. Horncr, who accompanied them thci-c during the weekend, plans to go there for the weekend. Mis. Eugene Hood and daughter, Jeanne, will go Thursday to Slkcslou, Mo., to visit relatives for two weeks. Miss Mabel Hogan, Miss Era Wright, Miss Jessie Si'ilc and Miss Nell Harris will leave Saturday for Hot Springs where they will spend 10 days vacation. Jack Webb, a senior at University of Arkansas' School of Medicine nt Little Dock, !., guest of his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Floyd Webb. Mrs. Ethel Lybarger and son, Max, of Detroit, are here for three weeks vl.sll with Mrs. Lybarger's mother and slslei 1 , Mrs. Dorolhy Scoll, and daughter, Louise. Miss Helen Schcercr of Dexter, Mo., Is IJIIMI of her cousin, Mason Day Jr., nnd his parents, Mr. and " ,s, Day Sr. At the Hospitals lllytlicvllle Hospital Admitted— Rny Bnnn, city. Mrs. Alfred Sims, city. Born lo Mr. nnd Mrs. Lynn Dooley, city, a daughter las tnlght. • \Vallu Hospital Admitted— B. J. McCnll, city. "Buddy" Bosltck, . stcele, Mo. Mrs. Donnld Rogers, city. Mrs. G. M. Wilson, city. Born to Corp. and Mrs. Harlniri Summers, Dell, a son yesterday. Dismissed— Cnrl Bnker, Manila. Mrs. Ruby Dunn, Stcele, Mo. Mrs. J. E. Crook, city. ' Memphis Baptist Hospital Admitted- Shirley Amos, Kelser. Mrs. Altie Hfttchcock, Dvess. Miss Piiriunlee Hnll, Osceola. No school child has been killed In n Irnf/ic accident for 10 yenrs or more nt crossings with safety patrol members on duty. Head Conner JTewi win! TUESDAY, JUNR27, 104'! Ark-Mo Group : Bids Farewell To A. C. Mierow Fellow employes at Arkansas- Missourl Power Company paid tribute W A. C. Mierow last ulght by complimenting him svlih n fish fry prior lo his departure tomorrow for Abilene, Tens, where ho Is to mnke his home. Th c r n'e engineer of Arkansas- Missouri power Company Is leaving this company after 11.years to accept a promotion as engineer for four companies forming a committee to dispatch' electric current through Ihe Southwest. He came here from Dallas. Sharing honors wllh him last nighl were Mrs. Mierow and son, Prod. • James Hill Jr., president of (lie company, and Howard Wilxon spoke to Hie 15 employes present before u number of jnm and women, long associated with Mr. Mierow, also told briefly.of. his work here. The nl • fresco affair was given at the Ice plant where tables had been arranged for lh K fish, cooked In Die open, ami served with a picnic menu. The paily ended with the crowd singing "The Eyes of Texas Are Upon Vpu" before they bade Mr. Mierow farewell. Included In those present were Joe sexton, district manager-of the Wnlnut Rlcige division, p. o. Gardner, district manager of the Carntlicrsvllfe. Mo., division, and employes of each divisions. Coming Eventi WEDNESDAY Olub Eight meeting with Mrs. Otto Scrape. Friendly Seven Club meeting with Mrs. Jimmle Terrell. FRIDAY Mrs, Ebb Reynolds entertaining Initial club. Osceola Club Woman To Broadcast Thursday Mrs. John W. Edrlngton, widely known Osceola club woman and civic lender, will broadcast Thursday from Little Rock In Interest of , the candidacy of Ben Lancv for (governor of Arkansas. 1 Mr. Lnney is a brother of Dave Lancy of Osceola where he has visited. HOTEL NOBLE ,—featuring the piano music of Miss Cornelia Adair of Boston, Muss. REQUEST PROGRAMS SELECT A LOT IN BEAUtlFUI MEMORIAL PARK rerms On Family Ccmclcry Lois HOLT FUNERAL HOME Phone 571 for Details SERV1NO NATION-WIDE WEDDING FLOWERS WIFLOWERSHOP ''s for alterations of all kinds, oil times ** Pert seamstresses °n <•"*¥ at HUDSON /£i, -«'>-- ,-, .Owner—-Tailor—Clothier during luncheon and dinner. Don't Buy—'Another Depression' BUY-'MORE WAR BONDS' The Gift Shop Modern and Autism GtfU COSMETICS BABY GIFTS Creeling Cards Novelties A Gift For Everybody Irifrara Bldf. Phone !2M MOSS BRYAN Genuine White Pig This Store Will Close ALL DAY Tuesday & Wednesday July 4th and 5th W *=l-OVi*A^ IHIIIFIE^S -KHOCS^ >•« O A | M ^ V T O C^ O A | M ^ ,' Ark. I ITZ Continuant Showi Erery Day oi Office Opena 1:45 Show .Starts,2:00 \ LISTEN TO KI.ON I:M ui. 12:45 pjn. i:» p Tuesday Only Selcclci! Short Subject Wednesday Thursday and Friday Paramount N'cws and Seleclcd Shorts ROXY Mittnee* S»t, A Sun. Only Opens each night 6:45; starts 1 Open* Sunday 1:00; SUri« 1:11 Continuous Showi Bit, »n« Son. l»r|»tn Nljht ever? Night Ex 8»turd»y. N* ttutf honored on SoaUj the B»IJ. Tuesday & Wednesday 'Never Give a Sucker An Even Break' with W. C,- Field* and Gloria Jc»n Selected Short Subject! Tomatoes Ripen Early Home grown rlp« tomatoes oro supposed to bo found In gardcna obout July 4, If you consider yourself a good gardener, but Mr. and Mrs. Don Edwards already are toast- Ing luscious red tomatoes JroHj their victory garden, Th^y have been eating small amounts of tomatoes since June 8 and during Die weekend picked jnore than a down large tomatoes from their 24 plants at their home on Kentucky avenue. Wins Camp Honors Gary Mason, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. n. Mason, won of the highest honors possible at the Episcopal Church camp he attended at Petit Jean, Ark., during the past 10 days. He \ v a s chosen as one of the ?our best campers from among the two tribes by counselors of the group. Read Courier Newi vrint A<3*. Two out of every five pedestrians killed In highway accidents have been drinking," according to recent coroners' reports. MARGARET'S BEAUTY KHOI' 1M 8. Hni Phone 2532 Bring Us Your Beauty Problems EvenlDfi By AppolritatenJ The women they'll never > v THIS WAS A RED-LETTER DAY for Jim - the soldier who had lost the use of his leg at V Salerno. For this day he walked-strictly alone-for the first time in months. To Jim it . '• was a miracle. To the Wac who had coached him so long and so patiently, he said, "Sister, •V.;-. If I live to be a million, Til always remember you fur this." T HIS-IS A WORLD WAR. The most terrible of all recorded events in human history, fji^fcsr.*^ And this is what IheWacs—the women soldiers of our Army—are doing about il: Working in critical hospital jobs. Helping to restore (he broken bodies and spirits of fighting men. SJpg&fcp.*. •: Working as lip-readers. Helping blind men to see again through knowledge of Braille. Working as laboratory technicians. As pharmacists. As psychiatric assistants. As ambulance drivers, Working in-control towers. Making strategy maps for invasion. Manning the giant switchboards that send combat orders winging-to tensely waiting bomber crews. o Working night and day at vital jobs. Jobs that will speed the day ofliberation —and give us peace again. These are the women "they'll never forget"... £ ' Gallantly, a new page is being written < into American history by the women of the Women's Army Corps. » We'll gladly send you information about joining the Women'» Army Carpi Simply mail the coupon below. Or ask at a o,tr nearest U. S. Army Recruiting 'station. ^Serve in the ARW I WOMEN'! ARMY CORPS THE ADJUTANT GENERAL U, S. Aimy Recruiting and Induclion Section ' 4415 Munitions Building, Washington 25, O. C. > Please send mo a copy of (he new illustrated booklet about the Wacs . . idling about the jobs Ilicy do, how they live, their training, pay, officer selection, etc. • /• NAME ADDRESS cm-!' a, .... STATE PHONP. NO. Please cncck each of tlic following, if you... Arc bclnecn 20 f — i nnd 50 1 ] Have no children 1 — | under 14 I ( Have nt least 2 1 — i years of Mgli school 1 I

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