The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 3, 1944 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 3, 1944
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u»< '- BLxxmsyJLLE (ARK.) COtrRJEfe ,' Miss Stevens. Fiance, ; Complimented at Parlies Mfss Marjorls Stevens, daughter, of >Mr. and Mrs Ross Stevens, whose marriage to Capt. William Nlcolson Norton will be solemnized Wednesday afternoon ( fi • o'clock, will be complimented at s ^shower parly to be given tonight by- Mrs H. H. Hauchlns and her niece, rMiss Dorlj Mulr.'at the Houchins home. Miss" Miilr will serve as one,',,olT Miss- Stevens' bridal'attendants. Tomorrow night Mr 'and Mrs Stevens will entertain with n rehearsal dinner at Hotel Not)le In honor of their datighter and her fiance, when guests will * include only'members of the bridal party. Seyeral other parties ha\e been planned In honor" of the popular young couple, to be glyen follow Irw j thelf return, from their weddii l] trlp ,' -, ., "i< i" Daughter;Born ".Wednesday Mi* and Mrs Ros Porter of Bntes- ville,' Ark, formerly qf. BlylheYille, are Oie parents-of a daughter, born June-28 In'BatesVIlle , Th e baby,<• their first child, • has been'named Patsy Ann The Porters left Blytheville about two years ago, and while here made theirV home i with' Mrs." Pearl Hires on West' Walnut BirljirJay Party is Given Donald Joe'Tinker, son of Mr and Mrs iH E Tinker, entertained seven boys'and glrh yesterday afternoon at t)ie Tinker home on Division Street, In celebration of his fourth birlhday > Giftnes were placed during the n(tefpb6n,-«lth prizes of toy soldiers awarded Marcla Lou McGregor and Sylvia Duyall. Najicy Jennings, who yesterday celetfated her twelfth birthday, was n spfdal guest I-ate In. ; the 'afternoon refreshments of ice cream and birthday cake; were served by Mrs Tinker Elizabeth -Ann Crook Dormitory Official DENTON, Texas, July 3 — Miss Elizabeth Ann. Crook, freshman \ classjofficer nt Texas State College 1 Joi Women during i lh e past long •session,' has once,a'galn been elected to aft office She is secretary of Lqwri Hall, one of the dormitories, for .t{ie:-•'first • six weeks of 'summer school , _ . In'order to'be an-official in a j dormitory a student must have at j least.) a C average^ must have a clear; discipline record, ana must have^ previously attended the college i Bits of News Mostly Personal Miss Crook Is tiie daughter of Mrs.-J E Crook, 1131 Walnut, and is majoring In physical education 3 • * t Coming Eveatt . r S TUESDAY La'Neuve Club meeting with Mrs John'R. McDonald 'Wesle>an Service Guild, Hist Methodist' Church, meeting at church, 7 30 p m , WEDNESDAY Fritndly'Seven Club meeting with Mrs i Eugene Broten..., I Mrs R B Stout' < entertaining Club*Eight. .-»—- , THURSDAY G N.B. Club meeting with Mrs Byron Nail. Mr* .James Hill Jr , entertaining Jyiday Luncheon Club. Wqmen's, Society of Christian Service, Yarbro Methodist Church meeting at church, 2-30 p m. Laiies Bible Class, First Methodist Church, meeting for politick- picnic supper on church lawn, 7-30 p irn ~, FRIDAY Women's Society of Christian Service, Promised Land Methodist Church, meeting at church, 2'30 pm * ' - « Mr? Ross ' Moore entertaining C B c Club Initial club meeting with Mrs Claud Stewart. Tech. Sergl. and 'Mrs. William Spencer and daughter, Barbara Amip, left dml : iig.the weekend for New York where; they will spend n 16-day furlough with Ills parents. Mrs, Spencer Is tiie former Miss Ruth Taylor. Pfc. John Relshcl, who lias been a patient at Kennedy General Hos- pllal iu Memplils for the past scv- ernl weeks, spent the weekend here wldi Mrs. Rctshel. Staff Scr'gl. W. C. Bnchuss, who hns been-In the Army Air Forces for 29 months, lias arrived here to spend liis first furlough since entering .'the 'service. 1 Afier undergoing training at Keesler Field, Miss.,. he wns sent to Panama, where,he hns since.been stationed. He will leave July r 13 for Frcsiv), Calif., to report for overseas duty. Willie here he Ls the giiest of his mother, Mrs. Madgle Bnchiiss, and his sister, who lives near Manila. Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Brogden; Jr. arc In Memphis, where Mr. Brog- dou has entered Methodist Hospital an attractive flora) decoration.' Patricia Farmer of clarence, M.o., is spending two weeks here with her grandparent. 1 ;, Mr. and Mrs. Lee McMurtry; HIchard Bland Logan III, Infant son of..Ensign, and Mrs. Richard Bland Logan Jr., has been brought home from Memphis Baptist Hospital where lie hss been since his birth several weeks ago. He and his mother how are 'at the home of her. parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Mcculchen on West Main, while Ensign Logan Is on duty with the Navy. The bnby will be nble. to have company In about four weeks. Fred Child, Jimmy Duvall nnrt Jack Lemm Lentl left yesterday for Cnmp Morris at Searcy, Ark., where they will attend camp for two weeks. Condition of Mis, Earl McGregor, who has been 111 at her home oil Division Street, is Improved. Miss Irene Crowder returned Snt- urday from Gainesville, Fla., where she spent. the month of June as the guest of her brother, Capt. Arden B. Crowder and family. Mrs. James Hill Jr.,. and Mrs. Loy Welch returned Saturday afternoon from Memphis where they spent several days while .Mrs. Hill underwent a checkup at Campbell's Clinic. '• ' The Rev. and Mrs. .-Thomas B. Smythe Jr. left last night for Helena and Elaine, Ark., where they will spend a week ns the guest of relatives. In Helena they will visit Mrs. Smytiie's ° parents. Mr. aiid virs. H. H. Bookhart, nnd in Elaine Ihey will be the guests of her sister. Mrs. J. M. Countess Jr, and family Mrs. Aubrey Miles of Storm Lake, Iowa, is the' houseguest of her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Flskc Miles, for several days. Mrs. Harold Wright left Saturday night for Aberdeen, M<l., wlierc she will visit her husband, Private Wright, who is stationed there at Capt. Sullenger Wins Air Medal; Returns To U. S. . Capt. Charles H. Sullenger of Os«ola, hns arrived In this country nftcr 21 months service in the Southwest Pacific, during which time he flew 53 missions and was awarded the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. Captain Sullengcr, who-Is (he son of "Charles K." Sullenger, also 'of Dsceoln, now Is 'liclng processed thjough the Army Air Forces He- distribution Station In Miami Bench, where his next assignment will be determined. A gradrmle of Osceola high school, Captain Siillengcr alto is, an aliim- uiis of llic University of'Tennessee and Arkansas State College. . At the Hospitals Blyllievllte Hospital Admitted— Miss Gertrude .Hoover, city. Mrs. G. I. Byrd, Manila. Eugene Slmnis,-city. Dismissed— ' • • Xoehlcr. Blnnkenslilp, Dell. . ' - , Walls Hospital Admitted- Mrs, John Sparks, Manlln. Margie'Jones, city. Willie Walker.jr., city. Mrs.: Eugene Osbohic, city. Betty Lou Walking, city. Dismissed— Russell Galnes,' city.'. Mrs, Eldon Potter," Luxora.- , Mrs. May Bell Newberry, city. • Memphis Mrllindirt Hospital Admitteil— ; B. F.'Brogden, city, . Born to Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Dlllard, Carulhersvllle, Mo, n. daughter. emplils St. Joseph's Hospital Admitted— Mrs. Alnm Panic!!, Osccola. Memphis Baptist Hospital Admitted— - • • -. • C. E. Freeman, city. Frank Ba'rham, Osceola. Meetings The meeting of the Delia Deltn Delta club, scheduled for tonight nt the home of Mrs. -Herman Carlton, has been postponed until the first Monday night in August, it was announced today. Shanghai prohibits walking arm- in-arm by engaged couples, while Canton prohibits women ricllng bicycles. : the' First Provisional Ordnance Training School,; Aberdeen Proving Grounds. . Mr.- and Mrs. W. T. Barnett and daughter, Blllie Marie, of Deiiter, Mo..-spi?iit' Hie -weekend here Vith relatives and friends. The Barnelts lived In Blylheylllc, prior to moving to Dexler several months ago. Max B. Reicl, Blylheville attorney who Is serving as campaign manager of Col. T. H. Barton, candidate for 0. S. senator from Arkansas, arrived here Saturday to spend several days with his family. /Unique Honor ""' • For the first,time, a Nnvy woman will have ; a combatant -ve'ssel named for lier when: the new destroyer Higbee, honoring the late Mrs. • Lenah S. Higbe*, above, Is launched at Bath,-Me, Mr*. Higbee, who' 1941, . was the first superintendent of the U. S. Navy Nurse Corps and the only woman to receive .a. . Navy Cross while 5,1111 Girl Scotit Blllie Sue Burks wos named chairman of the Senior Service Scouts in an election held Friday nlglit at the Ole Hickory Inn. Other officers elected at the meeting were Miiry Sue Befryman, vice chairman, Anne Weedmansec- retary, Vannye WDHley, program clsalrmnn, nnd Bnrb.irn Ciilllso'n, Luxora s Society—Personal SUMMER BRIDOK CLUB • Mrs, Thornim Dale Williams was hostess to the two-table summer The Fourth of July motlj was car- Bridge Club Wednesday afternoon, rled out In the tallies and bowls of varied hues of sweet peas made an attractive floral decoration. Mrs. Sam Coat«s was a t*a gu«t. High score was made by Mrs. Charlie Thomas and low point score went to Mrs. Grant collar. A salad pj»te with iced tea was crved.- • — -•: ROTARIAKS MEET '• Luxra Rotnrlans heard G. B. Segraves of Osceola at the Rotary meeting Thursday night. Announcement was made that the regular Rotary mellsg on July 13 would be held on Friday night, July U, on nccounl ,of the official visit of District Governor O. L. Moore, of Magnolia, Ark. Osceola Rotorlans present were Godfrey White, Ed Williams and C. B. Wood, and Bob Summers,- of PlneYBUiff. ,,- ' • '.• f '••*-.-*•• '•' Mrs. H.C. Davidson 1 ', and daughters,' Bobby.y Jen'ri ''and, ; Allce .Annj of St.• Joseph',' :La., are; guests of her mother; Mrs.. R.rJ.-Qllliiple Sr, -Hie Rev.'iC. Everette Patton're- turned : Friday night from Conway, Ark., where-he has been attending for the past two weeks a • Methodist pastors school at Hendrlx College: . .' '• : •-."•-. Mbs Ann Claire Wllklns returned home with'her House guest, Misi Marlha Henderson, oJ Rlpley, Tenn., for: a . week'a' visit. : - Miss Billy •: Langs tori and Miss Sara-Langstoh. left Wednesday to corresponding secretary. The girls voted'to do Junior Red Cross work arid other war, work- in addition to working with the younger Girl -Scout troops next Fall. • . ' : ' ,-- •'• Tiie meeting:, followed the picture show at-the Rltz. Theater, which the girls attended with Mrs. Glenn Ladd, troop leader, before; goin to the Inn -for refreshments, STOP! Try Us .First! Clean Clothes Mean Cool Comfort Desperate measures ' aren't neertd if you keep your clothes cool through- per- fed cleanliness. Prompt, thorough, expert service NU-WA l PHONE 474 -r [BLYTHEVILLE,ARK. ",' MONDAY, JULY 3, 19-M' Keeping Up With The Men In Service A recent graduate of the Kingman Army Air Field, ICingman, Ariz,, in the flexible gunnery school, was 19 years old Floyd R, Aaron, son of W. R. Aaron of Leachvllle, corporal Aaron entered the Army In May, 1943. He was formerly a student at LeuchvUle high school. " Pvt. Charles P.- Boyles Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Boyles Sr., of Blythevllle, lias completed his course of studies ns an aviation mechanic at Amarlllo Army Air Field, Amarillo, Texas, His graduation from this technical school ance and he will be sent to an now fits him for airplane mahtten- air base where he-will assist in keeping America's Flying Fortresses In the nlr for Allied victory. •Harold U Stephenson, 21-year- old son/of, Diy.D./H.. Stepliensoii of 'Keise'r; (Ark.; 'has,fulfilled the spend:Utip : . next •'.;eight ; . -.peeks' at Camp pixie, Clayton.-, 6'a>:• MKs Billy:wlll' : agalri be a,:camp counselor. , ' ••' • . .'..-,-... •• . M/S..R. W. Tiwiniis has returned 'from-'a-,.visit, with-"her^slster, 'Mrs E.' M. Brolaski, Memplils. Navy's requirements for promotion lo the rate of specialist second class, official? ol the U. S. Naval Training Center at Great Lakes, III., liiws announced. Pfc. Jewell C. Qowen, son of Mrs, Serena A. Gowen of 830 Clark St., Blythcvllle, lias 'completed final cse training as aerial gunnery of a heavy bombardment unit at the 22?n<l Combat Crew Training School, 2nd Air Force at Ardmore, Okla. Pfc. Gowen entered the service In May, 1943, and received Army Air Force gunnery training at Las Vegas, Nev. His wife ' and child live in Memphis. ,,' Lieut. James E. Johnston - Jr,, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Johnston Sr, of Rt. 3, Blytheville,. now Is overseas and has participated in a course designed lo bridge the. gap between training in the States and soldiering In an active theater of war. - Pvt. Johnnie Madison Corkran, husband of Mrs. Allic Mae Parker Corkran .of Wilson, has arrived at Camp Wollers, Texas, to begin his basic training as as infantryman, Ke has been assigned to a-battalion stressing rifle training. Seven times as much rayon as silk was produced by world factories ln-1033. War Loan Drive At Osceola Hits $500,000 Mark OSCEOLA, July 3.— W. W. Prew- Itt, chairman for Osceola ,ln ih'e Fifth War Loan Drive, reported today that with an assigned qunt-i of $230,000 there has already been purchased over $500,000 worth ' 0 [ bonds and Hie sale continues with-' out a let-up. TO CHECK 666 take. 1 Liquid for Malarial Symptoms. COLONEL T. H. BARTON Candidate for U. S. Senator WILL SPEAK at Blytheville Tomorrow Night **V CCUIK man not Hi Do VM Kite MT FLASHES? U jou lofltr from hot {lubes, feel wett, nerrom; a bit tlue at Umts — tu due to tie f unrtlonil "mtilille. &g€" ptrlod peculiar to iromen— try LjiUa B. Plokbim'* Vegetable Compound to rellew «Aich symptoms. Made especially lor iro men— U/u!;ij nttortl Follow label directions. MARGARET'S 3 BEAUTY 8HOP { 1M B. firrt j Hion«2532 - ; Bring Us Your ,' fftoufy Pnbbrut the Gift Shop Gtfto COSMETICS CABY GIFTS A am vn \ I. MOSS BRYAN FLETCHER'S CASTORIA NOW ON SALE! .Tf?'' ; FLETCHlRfS CASTORIA-the laxative made especially for children —is now on sale at your druggist's. Fletcher's Castoria comes to you in a new package with two distinctive features. Look for these features when you buy: /• The Green Band. Around each package is a brilliant greenband.Thi* band will identify for you the fresh stocka of Fletcher's Caatoria now oh sale. ^ ^ f The Serial Control Number. On each new bottle there is a code number plainly visible through a "window" in the package. -14 •i . What the Serial Control Number *-• • means to you • Tb give you the utmost assurance of the quality and reliability of Fletcher's Castoiia, every batch is given thorough, rigid chsmkal, bacterhioOcaf, and biological tests. The Serial Control Number on each bottle i» your guarantee—positive, visible proof-that all these tests have been made. • . J We beiieve that this announcement will : be welcome riews to you and the millions of other mothers who have long used Fletcher's Castoria os the ideal laxative for their children. We think you'll be glad to know that Fletcher's Castoria- safeguarded by extensive laboratory tests — is again available at your druggist's. .- The next time your child needs a laxative, get Fletcher's Castoria, the mild, pleasant-tasting, effective laxative made especially for children. The Centaur Company Division, Sterling Drug Inc., Rahway, N.J. - THE MAKERS OF ^ FIETCHIR'S CASTORIA "v 1C} Until sufficient stocks can be made'avail- able, it may be that your druggist won't have enough Fletcher's Castoria to meet all demands. If he happens to be out of stock when you ask for Fletcher's Castoria, please be patient. He will have it for you shortly. at Fairgrounds 8:15 P.M. Free Feature Attraction Starts at 8:15' GRAND OLE OPRY Hear these Radio Stars in Person: • ;• JAM-UP and HONEY • MINNIE PEARL • UNCLE DAVE MACON : . • EDDIE ARNOLD and his PLOW-BOYS- Attend the Big Rally! Enjoy the Free Entertainment! ComeMeet and Hear BEN LANEY The Farmer, BusinessMarit \ candid ate for. GOVERNOR SPEAKING AT BLYTHEVILLE,ARK. Wednesday, July 5th, 8:15 p. m. MONETTE Wednesday, July 5, 10:00 a.m. MANILA, Wednesday, July 5, 2:00 p.m. OSCEOLA, Wednesday, July 5, 4:00 p.m. THURSDAY, JULY 6 Lepanto 12-1:30 p.m. Harrisburg 5:30 p.m. Rotary Club - r Marked Tree 3:30 p.m. Jonesboro 8:15 p.m. BEN LAHEYisthe MAH! •••••iV^BBH^^BHHHMHBWIIHW I IE Continuous Shows Every Day Box Office Opens 1:4(1 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KI.ON »JB. H:45 PJB. 4:3» p Last Time Today Jane Ey re .with Orson Wells und ,!iun Fontaine •: Paramount News und ; .Selected Sliart i Tuesday & icion Play by Monle Briee . Directed by Pforli/od by Iwjn Selected Short Subjects Wednesday Thursday and Friday PloybyDollcnTrvmtxi by Frtferici H.ilm trinngri . DtrKrtd by VICTOR FUMI NO <fr*<iat by tVflETT SISKIN ;(* Paramount News and Selected " Short Subject ROXY M»Un«» Bat. & Snn. OBIT Opens each night G:45; starts 1 Optus Snnday 1:00; Starts 1:15 C^htlnaou Shows Sat. xni San, •ternla NUW Every Night Exe**1 •'•••...- Bitnraay. 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