The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 28, 1944 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 28, 1944
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CAGE'TWO BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURffili iJ Miss Morgan Marries Staff Sergt. Floyd Bono The marriage of Miss Rachel Morgan to Sfaf/. Sergt. FioydBono of Bonham, Texas, and Blylhevllle Army Air Field, was solemnized Saturday night, 10:30 o'clock, at the home of the Rev. Bate.'; Sturdy, > pastor of Lake Street Methodist Cliurch The Rev, Mr. sturdy read tlie rites in the presence of n few close relatives of the young couple. The bride wore a frock of white crepe, fashioned along princess linos,, and her accessories also were of: white. ' ' Mrs Benny Welch served as her sister's only attendant. She was dressed in • a two-piece suit of white linen with white accessories. Seigeanl Welch served Sergeant Bono as best man. Mrs. Eono, who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Morgan'of Gosnell, , attended . Gosnell high Mhool, while Sergeant Bono, i the hon of Mrs. W. M. Bono of Bonham, was' graduated frorn Bonlia m Wgh school. He now Is serving as a supply clerk at Blythevllle Army Air Field, where he hns been stationed since, July, 1942. Sergeant and Mrs., : Bono are ranking their home ^Ith Mrs. Myrtle Martin on : North Ninth; * * • Bunco Club Entertained Mrs. Norvill Humphrey, nho recently became a member of the G.N.B. Club, entertained lhat group last night at her home. Bunco was played during the evening, with high score prize awarded Mrs. Clyde Eldildge, low to Mrs. Robert Weedman, and bun- co to Mrs. J. P, Nolen. Sandwiches and iced Urinks were served. * • • Mrs. Wright Is Hostess To Club Members, Guests The presence of two guests, Miss Nancy Kirsliner and Mrs Kenneth Pinnell of Fayelte, Miss, houseguest of.' Miss Mary Spain Usrey, gave special interest to the party given last night 'by Mrs Tilrten P Wright Jr, for members of the Double G Club. Mrs. Wright entertained at th? home of her mother; Mrs. Cecil Shane, on West Main. High score prize In the bridge games played was won by Miss Usrey and second high by Miss Frances Ultle. A sandwich plate with Iced drinks was served. * * • La Neuve Club Members And Guests'Entertained Mrs ijlelvin Halsell was'hostess to members of Ln Neuve dull Inst night when she entertained nt her new apartment on Henm Street. Included with club 1 members was one guest, Mrs. Stephen Th'urston of Eglin Field, Fla., houseguest of her parents, >Mr. and Mrs R M Beck Summer flowers In vivid hues formed a colorful background for the bridge tables, which were arranged in the living room of the home. High score piize went to Miss Eugenia 'Crawford, secopd high to Mrs. JacJ: ChambJIn and the hostess presented Mrs Thurston with n gift - , , During the refreshment hour, Ino gues,ts were invited to tea Including .Mrs Edwin Stewart and Mrs Gilbert Hammock of Las Vegas, Ne'v., who Is "visiting here ns thegtlest of Sergeant Hummock's parents,,Mr. and Mrs: G. D Hammock. < * l • • » West-Mitchell Rites Said Friday, at Arkadelphia Miss Elizabeth Mitchell, daughter of Mr. a,nd Mrs Roy Mitchell, became the brlde'of Seigt. John West of Blytheville, and Camp Hootl, Texas, In a ceremony Friday aftor- noon, 2 q'clock, in Arkadelphla.'Ark The rites, read by the pastor 'of the First Baptist Church In Arkadelphia, 'were said at the home of Mrs. 0. B Ord; >" sister of tlw bridegroom, and were attended bv Mr and Mrs. J. w. West of Blythe- vllle, his parents. The bride wore a two-piece suit of pastel pink crepe, wllh white 110 cessories and a corsage of wtvtc gardenias. ?-^ cst was graduated from hev^le high school 'asl month end a-rgeant West onl> 'recently returned to the Unlt«J states fol- lowine 31 months service In Alaska ana the Aleutians. Sergeant and Mrs. West plan 1o make their home at Camp Hood while Vie jj stationed there Ai the Hospifali Walls Hospital Admitted— L. B. Browner, Luxora. Franklin Gentry, Steclc, Mo. A. J. Tucker, city. Franklin Dean Hunt, city. Dismissed— Mrs. A. G. Richardson, city. Orville Ray Archer, Holland, Mo. Floyd Crawford, LilboUrn, Mo. Mrs. T. A. Davis, Sleele, Mo. Blytnevllle Hos|il(al Admitted— Cni : olyn Bounds, city. Agnes Bradley, city, Dismissed— Mrs. J. W. Melton, Stcelc, Mo. ,;, Memphis liapflsl Hospital Admit ted- Mni-thn Crosthwalt, Osccoln. Memphis Methodist Hospital Admitted- Mrs. 0. B. Ijyneli, Osceola. Mrs. E. A. Wilson, Osceola. Brock-Peck Nuptials hleld Af Caruthersville CAUUTHEnSVIliE, MO'. - Miss Sliznbelh Lc welly n Peck, becnino the bride of Lieut. Audio Brock, Jr., Thursday evening, June 22, at .he Presbyterian Church, the Rev. . K. Foster, of the First Baptist hurch, saying the single ring ceremony In presence of a large number of relatives and friends. The church was decorated with hitc gladioli In wicker floor bas- <cls, imd tall tapers were lighted by Misses Betty Noal Helm nml larrlett. Hawkins. Mrs. C. F. Cain gave a program of organ music proceeding and during the cere- money, and Miss Marjorle Ashcraft was soloist. The bride, who was given In mar- -iage by her fnlher, was Attended by Mrs. A! Knllwn-sscr, Bauxite, Ark. Miss Eloise Rowland was maid of honor, and bridesmaids were Misses Harriett Ann Plnrce, Elizabeth Brook, and Mrs. Charles G. Ross, Jr., of this city, and Miss Jacqueline Hershell, Port Sulphur, Texas, college classmate at Louisiana state University. Willlnin Culbreath of this city served Lieutenant Brock as best mini, mid ushers were Dr. C. F. Cain,,: Joe H. McAllister, Claude* P. Bnlrd, of this city, and Aubrey Wrnlher and Byron DeLlsle, of Portagcville, Mo. ' | Following a reception nt the ome of the bride's parents, the young couple left for Long Bcachi Calif., where the bridegroom Is stationed. The bride Is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Peck of llils city. She attended local schools and completed two years work ' at Louisiana Slnte. LJculennnt Brock, eldest son of Mr, and Mrs. Audio Brock, Sr., of this city, attended local schools nnd Teachers College, Cnjie'*Girar<icnu. He is with the Ferry Command at present. Reports On Girls' State Mary Sue Berryman. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Berryman, who attended Girls Stale in Little Rock early in June under sponsorship of the local Order of the Eastern Star, gave a report of the week's events to members of the group when they met last night at the hall. Mrs. Ruth Slalon of Wilson, Ark., was tm out-of-town guest nt last night's meeting. Mrs. R. A. Berryman, Mrs Lu- clan Galnes and Mrs. S. L. Warren, hostesses for the evening, served punch and cookies during the social honor. 10 Boy Scouts From Troop 31 Attending Camp Ten Boy Scouts from Troop 31 H'lio ore participating In the activities of Camp Cedar Valley at Hardy for tt \tcek are Billy Sam Berryman, Billy Bracy, Jack Elliott, Owen llnrrl.son, Edwin Halstcad. Charles Lcggctt, Richard Hun. David Moore, Junior Moore and Charles Phillips. , Jim Dates and Floyd White, scout commltteemen for the local troop, will go to Hardy tomorrow to spend the day with the boys who arrived "I the camp Sunday, and will return Saturday. Bits pf News" Mostly Personal Meetings Chlckasawba Lodge No. 134, P. & A. M, will hold a special meeting tomorrow night, 1:30 o'clock, nt the hall. The first degree will be conferred, It was announced today by Dewey Gentry, worshipful master. Coming Eventi THURSDAY Pathfinders Class of First Mclti- odist Church will meet at the home of Mrs. T. J. Bailey, 1100 Holly, '' p. m. FRIDAY Mrs. Ebb Reynolds entertaining Initial Club. Mrs. J. L. Thompson Sr., of Birmingham, Ala., Is .spending several (lays here as the ( of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Thompson Jr., nnd family, Mrs. W. P. Cooley and children, David and Carol, of Siloam Springs, Ark.,, arc spending several days here as guests of Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Moon and Mr. nnd Mrs. P. E. Cootey, Mrs. B. W. Lovelt spent yesterday In Cleveland, Miss., where she wciit to be with her daughter, Mrsa Edna Lovetl, who underwent an appendectomy. Miss Lovctt's condition today was; greatly Improved. Mrs. TJ. It. Williams of Slkes- ton, Mo., spent yesterday here with her mother, Mrs. W. C. Farmer. Mrs. Ruth Slalon of Wilson was the overnight guest last night of Mrs. W. A.-Slickmon. Miss Frances. Little has returned from Pine Dlulf, Ark., where she spent a week as tho guest of her sister, Mrs, Kavanaugh Fnuicls and family. Franklin Hunt, son of Mr. 'nml Mrs. Roland Hunt, underwent n ton- sllleclomy today ut Walls Hospital. Sergt. and Mrs. Herman Graves returned this afternoon to Frederick, Okln,, after spending H days here with friends and relatives. Sergeant Graves Is stationed nt the alrhasc In Frederick. Condition of Mrs. George CUPI- mings, who Is critically 111 at Bly- hevllle Hospital, is nnlmprovrd. Mr. and Mrs. Ira Wright, and son, Im Dickie, of Osceola, spent Sunday here with Mr. Wright's sister tliss Era Wright. ; t Mrs. W. A. Stickmbn and Miss Cora Leo Colemnn spent today in Memphis. Miss Carolyn Lnne- and Miss Vlmn Van Hook ol Jackson, Miss., ire spending tills week here with Vflss Jane Castllo and her parents, rfr. nnd Mrs. Garth Castlio. Mr. and Mrs. Da'lley Tarplcy Jr., lave as their guest for several days Miss Nannie Mae Craig of Jones- ioro. Mr. nnd Mrs. E. A. Stacy have is their guests this week, Dick Hacy and his roommates, Randy Wassell of Little Rock nnd Roy Klrkptitrtck of Clnrksdnle, Miss., ill of whom arc attending Mlllsaps College, Jackson, Miss., under the Navy V-12 program. Sergt. Burl Boyd, who Is stntion- d with the Army at Camp Barkey, Texas, i s spending his furlough vlth his wife and baby at their ionic at Dell, nntl also Is visiting, his mother, Mrs. L. M. Boyrt and r YOUWOHEHWHOSUFF£RFROM N HOTFIASHES W you suffer from hot flnshes ^wi'hil"' 1 '^^ irrttoblc r«lm e s, oVe " uiv ame 01 times—duo to the func- igc"per - LYDIAE.PINKHAM'SSSI HOTEL NOBLE —featuring the piano music of Miss Cornelia Adair of Boston, Mass. "REQUEST iPROGRAMS , during luncheon and dinner. other relatives at Yaruro. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Humphrey have returned from Wsrdell, Mo,, where they spent several days with their nephew, L. K. Humphrey and fnmlly. Lloyd Blomeyer, who Is attending the University of Illinois nt Urbann, under the Navy V-5 program, Is spending this week here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Blomeyer and family. Mrs. EJIk Snipes and son, Bob Tlpton Snipes, returned yesterday from Memphis where they went Saturday for a brief visit with Mr. untl Mrs. C. V. Snlpts. Mrs. Fred Sandlfer of New York, formerly of Blylhevllle, Is visiting here as Iho guest of her sister, Mrs.. Herman Beshares and family, and other friends. She came here from Corning, Ark., v/herc she spent several day s wllh her parents. Mr. and Mrs. H. c. Holder, also former residents of Blythevllle. Mr. nnd Mis. Sandlfer now are living In New York, where he Is with llie U. S. Coast Guard, ;'• Drug Stores Close For Fowler Funeral In tribute to John M. Fowler, well known retired druggist who died here yesterday, BlytheviUe's nine drug stores were closed this morning while services for the 75- year-old man were held ai 10 o'clock nt Cobu Funeral Home. Mr. Fowler, who had been In falling health for more than a 1 year, was In the drug business lor! 35 years. He was owner of the' Fowler Drug store for 18'years and' before corning here In 1B25, had' operated a drug store In Senatobl*;' Miss., for 17 years. i The body was taken to Senatobla' where burial wan made Ilils after- 1 neon at 3 o'clock. Muuk —Personal MISS ALSTON IS 01* TECH. SERGT. TOWI.KS The marriage of Miss Dorothy Jean Alston, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Alston, and Tech. Sergt. Thomas M. Towles of Manila surf Camp Muroc, Calif., was Eoleimilzed Sunday afternoon at the Manila Baptist Church, The Rev. F. M. Sweet performed the riles at f, o'clock, assisted by the Uev. J. W. Rushing, pastor. 'Hie church was decorated In all- white and greenery with floor vases of carnations and gladioli Intermingled wllh many glowing tapers, A program of nuptial music was presented by Mrs. Woodrow Hutton, who accompanied Miss Martha Lnwhovn as she saiig "Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life" and "I Love You Truly", and Mrs. Hattie Mne Gi lines, aunt of the bride, who played the wedding marches and '•At Dawning", as the vow/; were being exchanged. The bridge, 'given In marriage by her father, wore a formal wedding gown of •inousscline tie sole over satin, trimmed ., In Chnntllly ' lace, llie .basque bodice was slilrred to n sweeping skirl and the lace, forming the neckline, extended the length of the skirt In a panel effect. Her finger tip veil of Illusion was caught with .orange blossoms and she,wore a gold cross, a gift from the bridegroom. She curried a white prayer book on which was posed Flames Damage House ] Fire of unknown origin swept the Enoch Crawford residence tit 1 Hie rear of Snydcr's Tin Shop,' Ifflfl West Mflln, at 10:16 o'clock- last night, and partially destroyed (lie three-ream home. No one was home when the fire' started, but It was believed to have' originated In the back, room. Part of the furnishings were lost In the blaze. ' Mr. Crawford Is an employee of' Webb's Dehydrating Plant. DANCE Thursday— Friday, ; ~ And Saturday Nights' 9:30 to 1 O'Clock In the Beautiful Blue Room of the HOTEL NOBLE Admission G5c Incl. Tax NOTICE Scouts - All Troops MEET AT LEGION ARENA Friday, 9a.m., JUNE 30 ' ISERVINO NATION-WIDE SELECT A LOT IN BEAUTIFUL MEMORIAL PARK Terms On Family Cemetery Lots HOLT FUNERAL HOME Phone 571 tor Detail WEDDING FLOWERS Our expert florists will handle decorations lor weddings, parties and other occasions, Call us for an estimate T^FLOWERSHOP F.T.D. Service W e Deliver Anywhere "'• 491 Mrs - •»• M- (Mae) Williams, owner Glencot Bldf. Delicious Foods — Reasonably Priced! MARTIN'S CAFE Specializing In Delicious Steak Dinners Special Plate Lunches Real Southern Barbecue Sandwiches—Cold Drinks BEER ON TAP AND IN BOTTLES FOSTER < Phone 545 MARGARET'S BEAUTY SHOP IN ». nm Phone 2532 Bring Ut Your Beauty Problems By AppolnbntBt The Gift Shop Modern and Antique GUU COSMETICS BABY GIFTS Greeting Cards Notelttwi A Gift For Everybody Mr. I'hooe 2254 MOSS BRYAN • WRDNESDAV, JUNR 28, i purple orchid .• showered with itephanotls arid puffs ol tulle. Her attendants wore frocks In '.oft past«l shades. Her cousin. Mrs. Marvin Spears of Memphis, was matron of honor. She wore n frock of powder blue chiffon, fashioned with a basque bodice and bouffant skirt and carried a bouquet of while glamlllas caught with matching satin streamers. Maid of honor was Miss Edith Virginia Towles, sister nt the bridegroom, who wore a frock of pink net over Uffeta, designed similarly to that of the other attendants and carrltd glamlllas. Junior; bridesmaids were, the bride's cousin, coran Jane, Hii(ton of Memphis, Jn yellow organdy, and Frcltla Shedd, In pliik organdy. They, carried . jjilnnture lyjuquet.s of pisk roses. The bridegroom had for his, best man, his brother, Manuel Ttowles of Manila. Ushers were H. B. Alston, brother of the bride, and E. L. Hutlon of Memphis. . A reception followed at the liomc of Die bride's aunt and uncle, Dr. and Mrs. H. D. Roblnron. Presiding nt llie refreshment table were two aunts of the bride, Mrs.. Mike Phcline and Mrs. Clyde Milllgan. , After a wedding: trip to .points Df Mississippi ami ' New Qrjeaiis, Sergeant'Towles and'l)ls.bride .will return- to Manila before leaving •July 11 for'camp Muroc,' Calif., (vhere they will make'', their 'home while he is.stationed there. . For traveling, Mrs. Towles wore a frock of Navy crepe with an orchid corsage. ^•MB^^^^^MBViHB^^^lHiMB Ml/ . Continuous Showt Every Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 t:H LISTEN TO XLCN L 12:4! pjn. 1:11 Wednesday Thursday and Friday Paramount News and Selected Shorts ROXY Clyde Wilson Promoted To Rank Of Captain Clyde J. (Bud) Wilson Is now n captain In the Army Air Corps, IM Informed his wife, the former Miss Edith Edds. Captain Wilson, ,whrj has been overseas eight months, is operations of.ficer and chief test pilot at an English air base.. ' : While In London recently, he'met* Moj. Dick Ttpton and Col. Jimmy Tlpton nt o Red Cross center, he wrote his wife. 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