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..PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MAY 24, 1019 & -4 &oc£e4M melia Salib*. Society Editor i Amelia Phone 4461 Miss Betty Goforth's Marriage Is Announced Mr. «nd Mrs. T. W. Goforth announce the marriage of their daughter, Miss Betty Jean Goforth, to Staff Sergeant Don Allen, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Allen. The wedding was solemnized Mny 20 In Qsceola by W. P. Hale, Justice of the peace. The bride wore a white silk afternoon dress with white accessories. Her frock was complemented with a corsage of red and pink rosebuds. Her aUcndimls were her sislcr, Miss Mary Jane Goforlh. and Miss Jvcrne Allen, sister of the bridegroom. Miss Gotorth wore a lime Erecn sheer frock with black accessories and Miss Allen chose blue silk and black accessories. Each pinned a corsage of roses at their shoulder. Bill Fraser served as best man. The couple will reside in Bh'the- ville, until S-Sgt. Alien receives further orders as to where he will be stationed. Mrs. Allen is attending Blytheville High School nnd he attended ichool In Manila. He IIHS been in Germany Bound service three years, were spent overseas. two of which Barbecue Chicken Supper Given at J. C. Lowe Home Mr. and Mis. J. Cecil Lowe entertained last night at their home. °3n Korth 6th, with n barbecue chicken supper honoring members ot the senior boys quartet and their guests. Supper was served at the (Hiring table which was covered with a luce cloth and centered with a spring bouquet of larkspur, roses, -snapdragons and flock in a low Ixnvl. A similar arrangement centered the fireplace mantle. Mirror placecards added to the attractiveness of the decorations on the table. Following supper, the guests played badminton and table tennis, on the back lawn of the home. They later watched programs on television. Those who attended included. Jo Anne Trlesclmiaii, Vivian Taylor Betty Nell Holland, Betty Ann Har- bcr, Prentls Jcrnlgan, Jack Elliott Jim Lancashire, R. C. Allen, Jimmy Lowe and Jerri 1 Lowe. Family Reunion Is Held At J. C. Havnish Home Mrs. Gerald Grimes and her nine month old ton, Jerry, will leuve tonight for NLHV York, N. Y. and from there tney will sail Thursday lor Hamburg. Germany, to join Stuff Sergeant Grimes. He has been stationed there with the First Infantry Division in (lie Army for the past fight months. Mis, Grimes is lh» former Mis: Fay Christian, daughter of Mr and Mrs, T. W. Chr'»t!an of Gob ler, Mo., and he is the son of Mr and Mrs. John Ed Grimes of Bly thcvillc. Circle Group Meetings Held by Baptist W.M.U. Bits of News A family reunion was held Sun day at the hpmc'qt Mr. and Mrs J. C. Harnish, 1119 .West ChickH sawba with all members ol the larri ily present together with out. town guests. Following dinner, pictures wer made of the group. Those who attended Included: Mrs. Myrtle Marks. Clols Marks and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kcrtz, all of Muncie, Inri., Mrs. Delia Allen and Miss Lois Allen of Caruthersvtlle, Mo,, Mr. and Mrs. I^cwis Allen, Cottonwood Point, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Willie Allen, Tyler, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Will Wray and Alvin Allen of Coater, Mo., Mrs. Minnie Renfro, CKlis Renfro and Mr. and Mrs. Oman vlckery and children ot Warriell, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Frank Harnish, Mr. and Mrs. Bill R. Godwin and daughter and Miss Marie Harnish, all of Blytheville. The Women's Missionary Union o ic First Baptist Church met yes- erday in Circle Groups lor their cgulnr program. Circle One met at tlic home of Irs. J. L. Wallace with II mem- ers prcscnl. Prayers were offered y Mrs. George Ingram and Mis. Unriou Williams with Mrs. Chnrlcs 'enn teaching the lesson. Mi. J. H. Secinnn was hostess lo Circle Two with 12 members attend- ng. The meeting was opened with iraycr by Mrs. R. E. VanHooser, •\fter which Mrs. Shelbournc Brew- taught the lesson. Mrs. E. F Blomeyer dismissed the group with prayer. Circle Three met with Mrs. J. L Nailers with 12 members and one visitor present. The lesson was taught by Mrs. C. S. Lemons and prayers offered by Mrs. C. L. Mown ters and Mrs. Lemons. Twelve members of Circle Four met with Mrs. H. A. Copcland. The lesson [Was 8lv.cn by Mr.s. Alvin Huffman Jr. nnd Mrs. Chnrlcs Newcomb and Mrs. Marvin Razer led in prayers. Circle Five met at the home of Mrs. Walter Bishop with 12 members attending. Opening prayer was given by Mrs. R. L. Wade, followed by Use lesson by Mrs. Bishop. The meeting was closed with prayer by Mrs. B. M. Woolen. Circle Six met at the home ol Mrs. Barney Crook with Mrs, W. E Buchanan as hoste-ss. There were 11 members and two visitors present. Prayers were offered by Mis. M. W, ewis and Mrs. A. L. Clinffln. Mrs. endall Berry gave the le.vson. Mrs. Jennie Walker, mother of Jim. C. G. Redman, relumed ycs- erday from Oklahoma, where she ad spent the past two weeks with si.stcr. Mrs. Gertrude McDonald. Vhlle Ihere. Gus Hughes of Ama- illo, Tex., their brother, visited hem for a fnniily reunion. Condition of W. L, Hughes, who vas dismissed from the Baptist In Memphis, where he un- tciwent an operation len days ago. s salblactory. Mrs. Hughes was vlth him in Memphis. He i s now at Is home at 2026 Clilfknsawba. Miss Ruth and Nell Clmppell of Tulsa. Okla., arrived to be Ihe guests of their brother. L. M. 1134 West Main. Mr. and Mrs. O. N. Forrest and fnniily had as their guests Sunday Mis. Foi JTOIV sister, Mr.s. C. L Stewart, Mr. Stewart and son, Billy ant! Mr.s. L, H. Pirtlc ol Memphis, also their two daughters and tuin- llie.i. Mr. and Mis. Herman Hurt of Burdetlc and Mr.s. Esvcll Walters of Lnxora. Mrs. George Fold Jr. and .son, Clay, have gone to Memphis, where Iliey will spent two weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Byrtl. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Bailey and children. Uremia and Oscar Jr. of Dallas. Tex,. George A. Lamb of La Faycltc. LSI., and Mrs. Harry Williams and son of Louisville, Ky.. returned lo their homes yesterday aUcrnoon alter having spent .several day.s here. They cume for the funeral of Rhaford L, Lamb, which Coming Events Social Calendar Tuesday Mrs. 1'hllllps Robinson will entertain Ihe La Petite Club. Mrs. Coleman Stevens will be hostess to the l,a Niieve Club. The Ti'i-Town Bridge Club will be entertained al the home of Mrs. Worth Holder. Club Eight will meet at (he homo of Mrs. Jesse White. The L. E. W. Club will be entertained at the home of «-rs. Howard Besharse, Wednesday diopter U. P.E.G. Sisterhood will be entertained at 1 o'clock luncheon at the home of Mrs. E. B. Gee Tlie Chickasaw Chapter. Del- ptilnus will meet at Hotel Noble a 10 run. Town and Country Club will be entertained ul the home of Mrs J. C. Ellis Sr. Mrs. W. J. pollurd will be hostess lo Ihe Wednesday Club. Thursday The Plieliean Sunday School Clas, of the First Baptist Church wll meet at the church for a pot Hick dinner and business meeting al 7:3 p.m Mrs. EMsar P. Doriiin will enter tain the Thursday Contract Club. Mr.s. G. V. LW.ws will clUortnii the Blytlievlllc Rook Club. Mrs. W. A. Stieknion will be hos less to tiu> Thursday Night Club. Thursday Rook club will .nccl a. the home ot Mrs. George Saliba Jr. Avalon Bunco Club ill ue entertained at tin home of Mrs Raymond Shamlln Mrs lav Welch will IK hostess to the Octell- Club. Mrs. M. O. Usrey will entertain with a morning party for members of the Mid-Week Club. Tlic W.S.C.S. of the Gosnell Methodist church will meet at the home ol Mr.s. J. C. Davis at 2:30 ...in. Mrs. Joe Pride Jr., will be hostess to tlic Thursda; Luncheon Club. rn'day Mrs. H. A. Copeland will be hostess to tlie C. B. C. Club. Tlie Friday Contract Club will be 92 Years Old Mrs, Margaret House ceicbralec her 82nd birthday Sunday at the home of her son, Jess House, North Franklin, Mrs. Hou.se wns born in Lexington, MO., but has lived most her life in Cooler, Mo. She movec to BiyLhcvUle 39 years «xo, uncl .since then bus made her home \vitl her son, \\ ho has fanning interest here. Mrs. House lias another son Robert, who lives in Cooler. Mo. • tutei t;iincci at the home of Mr.s. Dovle Henderson. Mrs. James C. Guard will be hos te.« to the Friday Club. Saturday The 20th Century Club will be cmcriiiincd at n dance at the Hut. 8:30 p.m. Hosts and hostesses are Mr. and Mrs. Connie Modingcr, Mr ;ind Mrs. Leonard olciham. Dr. nnd Mrs Weldon Rainwater, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Pride Jr. nnd Mr. nnd Mrs. B. M. Terry. With Mrs. Albert Taylor W.M.U. Circles Meet For Regular Program Circles One and Two of the Cul- vnry Baptist Women's Missionary Union met yesterday afternoon at the church for their regular program. Mrs. Lucian Galnes. president, conducted the business session, during which time plans were completed for the meeting of the four circles of the W.M.U., to be held tonight, 7 o'clock, in the recreationa rooms of the church. The meeting will consist of a social hour preceded by a program on Communit} Mission under the direction of Mrs H. J. Fondrcn, community missioi chairman. The devotional was given by Mrs Davrel Lunsford, who chose as he topic, "Good and Bad Stewardship Mrs. Fondren taught a chupte from the book, "Bible Stewardship alter which Mrs. P. H. Jemignn of fered the closing prayer. Dell Methodist W.S.C.S. •folds Regular Meeting The Women's Society of ChrisL- •ui Service of the Dell Methodist Church met last night i\t Ihe home f Mrs. Helen Snnders with Mrs. m e.s Tid well n s co -li p stess I or tieir rceulnr nice ting. There were •1 present. l'l\e devotional, ha^rcl on the bonk >f Matllicw. wns given by Mrs. S<uid- r?. After the business session. Mrs J. R Gill assisted by Mrs. -Arthur 'culcr tnviglil the study couri,e f ewness of Life." During the social hour. Mrs. Tl B. Cinvvford. read a poem, which s her own conipo^ition luut was tribute to Miss Lod;i Nichols, who ins been a fir^t grade teacher in the public schools there for several years and who vill leave soon for Little Rock, where she has accepted a similar posUioiu The prnup also preicnled jier with a gift. A birthday cake was presented to Mrs. H. G. Edwards, who was celebrating her birthday. Refreshments were served at the close of the meeting. ivas held Sunday. Mr.s. Pearl Lumb accompanied Mrs. Williams to Louisville, and will spend the remainder of the week there. Mr. ami Mrs. Theodore Logan returned Sunday from a six weeks vacation to Toledo, O.. where they visited with relatives and to New York City. N.Y., where they were guests of their son, Walter Logan. Mr.s. O. A, Lowe arrived from MilliiiRton, Tenn., to be the guest or her son, J. Cecil Lowe, Mr.s. Lowu and fnniily. She came especially ("iVVoman's Council Meets attend the Blythevllle High School commencement e x c r c I = e Friday night in which Jimmy Lowe, her grandson, will be a member. W. M. Dllworth returned to his home in Waco, Tex., after bavin-.* -spent several days here with his stater. Mrs. C. A. Kiiininghiim and other relatives. Mr. and 'Mis. Earl Lowry and children. Mary Grace and Bob Ed left Saturday for Natchez. ML-s., to make their home, where Mr. Ijowry i.s connected with St. Catherine's Gravel Company there. They formerly resided at Dili North 5th. Mr. and Mis. D. S. Hay and son, Bruce nnd Mr. ami Mr.s. Mark Anderson and daughter. Jean went to atarkville, Miss., yesterday where they attended graduation exercises at Missiy.sii>pi State .in which Conj nie Hay received Ills B.S degree "in social science and physical education. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Burks ami children. Bftty Carol nnd Martha Ann and Mr. and Mrs. John Burks and daimhter. Shirley spent the eekend in Slater. Mo., where they ere the guests of Mr. and Mrs. ilarcnce Brcmcr. Tlic Woman's Council of the First Christian Church met yesterday at the home of Mrs. Albeit Taylor for their regular business mcating Mrs. R. H. Brandon as co-hostess 'Ilierc were 'Jl members present. Mrs. J. C. Ellis gave the dcvo lional taken from the book oi St John, and al.=o led the discussion ol the World Call. Prayer was oflcre< by Mrs. L. L. Ward. Mr.s. C. Taut, president, presided over the j business session. Following tiie business meeting, Mrs. L. D. Slmbhnr was in charge of the installation service and chose as her subject. "In Thy Hand." A violin solo was presented by Mrs. Harry Bradley at the opening of the service with Mrs. Rouse Harp as accompanist. Officers installed were, Mrs. C. A. Taut, president; Mrs. A. R, Wetcnkiiinp, vice-president; Mrs. Eric Whitley. secretary: Mrs. John McHaney. treasurer, and Mrs. R. L. Dedman. World Cnll secretary. The meeting closed with the repenting of tlic benediction, after which refreshments were served by j the hostess. t Holland Hews Cage E'layrrs Honored The Holland Rotary Club enter lained their wives anil the Holhm basketball teams with a fish fry i Ihc Heine Economics Uniklln Thursday night at \vhk-li uw of a miniature 1 brt.sketbnll wns i by tlie ball coac'hc-s lo each tein member. The supiier. sevvcrt buffi .style, \vn.s pieiiare<i by Rotary clr members t\ud -served to 35 gucsUs. Attend Birthday Party Miss Wancln Samfortl was con ]>!ijncnted ^^!th a sumnici' ljuvii pa ly Sunday a£t^rnooi\ at the com try home of her parents Mr. Mrs. W. R. Samford or west Ho land. About 2-4 guests were prcse: o celebrate with the honorcc < icr eleventh birthday iinuiversa ind al.so Mrs. C .H. Gentry and Mr. and Mrs. Enoch Channel. The :uest5 were served ice cream at;d cake. Entertains at Bridge Mrs. Virgil Utley was hostess to :t bridce party Tuesday evening at her home here. Guests were: Mrs. Joe Coleman. Mrs. E. T. Criddle and Mrs. l.cwL'; Hester. A liirtH Party plate of tossed creen salad, crackers and cokes were refreshments. een-Age Group n Wilson Forms : ellowship Club \VILSON. Ark,, May 24.—A Tecn- ge Club has been organized in ilson. Sieve Ralph Jr., of Osccoln, 'e.sldcnl of tile Osceoin Peace Piiie lub. talked to .students of Wilson igh School about the Teen Club Xsceolu iuitl offered suggestions or forming the club. It is the punxjsc of the club to ' nd promote fellowship and good eellng among the members. Tile student yovcrnlnB board, •lilcli will be niad^ up of two rcp- esentnlivcs Irom each class, with lie club president as chairman, ill work with the mother's gov- rnlng board. Officers elected at Ihe Initial neetlng were Harold Hay, presi- ent; Jeanne Cullom, vice-presi- lent; Patricia Canlpbell, secretary- reasurer and Helen iiurndcn, re- jorter. The mother's governing board Is nade up of the following: Mrs Joe 3ulloin, Jr.. chuirmaii, tlic Rev. il. Lynn Wnde, Mrs. Frank Py- and, Mrs. Charles Lou'rance, Mrs. Jack u/elle, Mi's. Bcnton Gari'ett, Mrs. Albeit GiTemvcll. Mrs. T. J. McAfee, nnd Mrs. Phillip Deer. The next meeting lias been for Saturday nlshU Muy 28. Annual Banquet Is Held By Alumni Association Tlie Alumni Association of Dur- deltc Hlgli School held its annual banquet. Friday night at tiie school cafeteria. Approximately 60 members and thi'ir guests attended. The Hawaiian theme was carried out in tiie decorations and lite program. Each guest was presented with an Hawaiian lei as a favor. The invocation iwi.s given by L. H. Autry Sr., .supei intemlent of I3ur- deitc school, after which John William Kusley, toastnr.Lster gave the welcome address Mrs. Ray Ta(um of Memphis, led the group in tlie thiBing ol Hawaiian sonifs with Mrs. Ilaba Howard serving as accompanist. A comedy dance was presented by L. 11. Autry Jr. and John William Kusley. During the brief business session which followed the program, olficei'.s for the new year wort elected. They include, 13oyt Easley, president, victor Wilson, vice-president, ,Irs. Charles Frazter, secretary nnd John Willi'iin Ensley, treasurer. New Cub Scout Pack To Get Charter Soon Cub Scouts for the .puck being formed al CioMicil will register for the pack's charter tonight at 7:30 st tlie GosiR'll Methodist Church, the Rev. Lee Anderson, pastor, announced today. The lU'V. Mi', Anderson said that along with registration of the park, den mothers, pack officers and^'l •hlefs would be appointed, and liiiit toys between nine and 11 who had not previously registered could also be added tonight, Films depicting three phases of Cub activities—in the home, in the den and In the pack—will be shown tonight. Speed Queen set At Hie Hosoifals lilytlirvillu Husliital Dismissed: Mi's. Frank Grigstjy and baby city. Jimmie Bruce, city. Warderey l-'owlei, Steele. Mo. Mrs. John Shelton and baby, Ca- ruther.svillc. Mo. Tlie first recorded strike in Ihe United States occurred in 178C when Philadelphia printers walked out demandini; a $0 weekly wage. mother, Mrs. Mandie Stinnett. The condition of Mi's. Scott Utley, who underwent a serious operation recently, continues to improve. Mr. and Mrs. Noble Capehart are home from a week at Romer Court.-; in Ho t Springs. Girl, 75, and Two Men Arrested after fleeing Police in Wild Chase UTTLE: ROCK. May 24. I/PI —A J5-ye;tr-old girl and t\vo ni.'ile companions, ane.stcd following a wild automobile chase, were held here today for investigation. The three were listed as Don Eugene Landon, alias Kenny Baxter. 23: his wife. Marselyn, 15. and Robrt Jacob, 19, all of Nashville .Tenn, They were captured yesterday afternoon in woods south of Little Rock by Slate Police Set. H. R. Pcttrson. Peterson said the three had ridden away hoin a tilling station near Conway without paying for gasoline, had been chased by two state policemen and finally had abandoned their automobile. Peterson said the car was stolen at Murtreesboro, Tenn, "Even the children c:i!l me 'si'KMiiY '" says Mrs. F. J. Stcinmiller, 7;iUG N Damcn, Chicago, "since I switched to New Perk for washday. Why, washing's so quick and easy and my white things so much wbitei, I wouldn't use anything else." Yoit'll feel as Mrs. Stcinmiller does, wy you use I'erk Soap. Why, ev^CTa 5-minutc washer run gets clothes dazzling clem . . . lor Perk contains Aitnucct, new mirncle ingredient that takes grayness ojtl, puts new brightness m your clothes. Get I'erk today. The Roman emperor Claudius took with him to Britain many elephants, camels and African black men with which his generals defeated the Britons, in 43 B. C. Mrs. Annie Cohoon and daughter Helen are home aUer vlsitlns Mr. and Mrs. Ru.-.scl Devorc nnd familv of Ripley, Tenn., and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stewart of Osyka, Miss. Set. and Mrs. L. T. Stinnett and children returned to Fort Benning. Ga.. Sunday after a two weeks lur- lough here with Sergeaiiv Stinnett's FRED'S SUPPER CLUB South Osceola • DINING • DANCING Enjoy delirious food prepared by our expert rhef, -less Cramer . . . served in 11 n almnspherc of cool comfort . . . ami offered at popular prices. (>. C. SI. Chill* Fred Hemlricks mn Continuous Shows Box Office Opens 1 :15 Show Starts 2:01) MSTKN TO KLCN 8:0(1 a.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Tuesday Only Bcrotnhl(T Extlnet Conservationists arc working hard to save the sandhill crane from extinction. The bird stands almost tall as a man and prcsctils an excellent target for tlie hunter. Its flesh is very palatable and often has been bootlegged as turkey. * Ntedkal Test Proved This . 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