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

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 28, 1944
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B TWO BLTTHEVIIXE (ARK.); COtfBIEB NBWfl Mr., Mrs. Halsell-Hosts At Drop-In Party, '.Dance The '••Melyln' 1 Halsell ap»rtment on Wesl Hearii was the-scene or an informal "drop-In" . last nlghl when Mr. and Mrs. Halsell entertained .28 guests .honoring several .of their Wends who are vlsll- Jng here. Guests of honor, all long time friends who now are scattered over niany. states, were Captain James Crook,, who recently lias returned from the South : Pacific, Sergeant Hugh Harbert, now stationed at Camp Ellis, lit., following months of service in the Mediterranean wnr zone, Mrs. Harberi, Harold Rand of J^ew York, I Lieut. John Harp of Earksdale "Field, La. and Lieut/'-Joseph'.W. : McHaney of Victorvllle: Calif. ( Swcetpeas and roses In low bowls decorated the entertaining rooms of tlie house,/while (lie re fresh- .inent table was covered wllli a ciil'- work linen cloth and was centered with a crystal bowl of roses. An assortment of'.parly" food was served. • La_ler in the evening, Mr. and Mrs,' Halsell. look-their guests (o the liliic Room of Hotel Noble (or dancing. Miss Grace Is Honored At ;Twp Informal Parties Continuing the round of informal; parties .being.given this' week in 'compliment to Miss Madge Gr.ije of Hot Springs, liouseguesl of Miss Peggy White and her parents; Mr, and Mrs. Ben White, was 'the bridge parly given Wednesday, night-by Miss White, and a supper party lost night when Miss June Workman wfts hostess. Three tables of players were entertained Wednesday; night at the Whit e home, which was attractively ; decorated ,with vases of sweet- peas, marigolds nnd.phlox. High score prize went to Mra. Willlnm Q. ,Boyd, second high to Mrs, Jnck Chamblin. and low to Miss Mary Relchel. Miss Grace also; wns.'prcsentfd.wlth a gift from her .hostess. 'Mrs. Hobert Phillips' was a ten guest. \ The hostess served n dessert course. Last night Miss Workman entertained seven guests' for: supper at.'Hie Rustic'Inn honoring Miss Grate. [ '•-•-*'• Son Is Born'Wednesday xr .r. and Mrs. W. C. Colston nre the. parents of a son," born Wednesday at 1 'Walls "Hospital. The baby, their third, child, has not yet been named.-. > .:-.. '; Mrs. Colstonijs.'thev/ormer Miss Edna Earl White,' " '>'!'•: ' 'f ; '•-•« ... . : Clqb Eight Entertained "Mts. Rupert ; Graf ton and Mrs Ralph -Nichols played bridge with members of Club Eight Wednesday tftempon when Mrs. Charles Lang- ston'entertained the group nt her home at Number Nine. Vases of roses decorated the livings room and sunrooni of the house, where bridge tables were arranged. .High.score prize for the .atlcr- iMon went to Mrs. Nichols and . secqfid to Mrs. Langston. ; Ice drinkes were served during the-; afternoon, as has been the custom of the group during the Bummer months. ' "V ' » + •» Mfes George Is Hostess Miss Edythe George was hostess to members of the Friendly Seven Club Wednesday afternoon, when Ihrep guests were entertained. These were Mrs, R.ISS Moore Mrs O. -p. Elkins and Mrs. S. E. 'sioaii of ;st.. Louis, of Miss George. dahlias and carnations decorated the-J living room and -sum-corn where cards entertained the,guests for.^everal hours. Late in the afternoon .a weiner roast was held on the lawn. —^^•^••^^ /MARGARET'S BEAUTY SHOP 1M B. Hrri fhone 2532 Bring Us Your Beauty Pnbltmt Jext: Judges 7:4-1, 15-21 'BY WILLIAM K. GIL-ROY, I). I). . For' faith In God and in a cuusc, for cool courage, and for Ingenious Strategy the slory of Gideon is mlqlie in Hie annnls of warfare, The slory of Gideon's call lo lead and deliver Israel Is very mud) like Hint of Moses. He felt his own uivworlhiness. He shrank from un- clerlnkliig tho task. lie liad personal cmbanassnicnls, for his father was a participant In the Idolatry Ural hod brought Israel again Into bondage nud deep adversity. His first duty was to ovcrllirov,' tlic nllor of Baal which his falher had set up, and lo set up an altar to Cod In Us place. The liost- 1 ! of Mldlaji nud tlielr allies, when Gideon went to spy them out, "lay along the valley like grasshoppers lor multitude." Tlie sight might have made n brave man give up In despair. But fortified by a dream and its Interpretation, Gideon determined Ills course and planned his strategy. He knew Ihiil lo oppose llicse hosls In open combat with his tew men was hopeless. But he knew that great armies can be stampeded with fear. He wns a keen psycliolo- B'sl ages before the days of psychology. With his snrall tinny he took the amazing course of making SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON even smaller. He wanted only men of speed, dependability, and resourcefulness. The method he took ot selection in reducing his tinny was as remarkable as his strategy. When the men went down to drink he discarded the leisurely drinkers who stooped down and look their time, choosing only the quick men of action who lapped up n hasty drink with their hands nnd returned lo duty. But 300 courageous men were little nsainst trml mullHude In the vtillcy. Gideon armed his men with that sllll wins battles. Mrs. R, L amazing weapons—lamps, pitchers and trumpets, with lamps hidden In the pllchci's orders were for the 300 at the gfccn signal to blow on the Inmipcls, smash Ihe pitchers, and let Ihe lamps shine. The noise .»..7. it. ... and lights gave the elfccl of a great George, have army approaching for bnlllc. Fear ' ' " urn the work that Gideon expected, The great hosts In the valley were thrown Into consternation, stampeded with the sudden discovery of n great army famine upon them and finding them unprepared. They broke nnd ran In complete rout. The tcsl of a commander Is not In the hour of advantage or victory, but In Ihe follow-up. Many n victory has been lost because the victor thought it was all over and let his enemy escape. Not so, Gideon, As the host lied Gideon's men really got into action. They turned Ihe rout Inlo a complete destruction. The times were rough anil cruel, and the whole story of Gideon is not so noble. He took for reward for himself and his men the golden earrings and ornaments, the rich raiment nnd chains of his well- equipped, defeated enemy, Judges 8:21 would seem, to suggest that from the gold he made an Idol, or that Israel made an Idol of the cphod into which he melted the gold. The record of the later years is not clear. But the story of Gideon's boldness and courage, his determined faith nnd strategy stands In full grandeur. Would tactics like Gideon's succeed today? Could 300 men, even complete in their fearlessness and firmness, accomplish anything against modern armies of tanks, great guns and the whole array of divisions In Apparently nui. Brave men have been wipctl out by superior force. But It Is Hid spirit of Gideon and his men Shower Party Is Given Mrs. Marvin Critlonden and Miss Elizabeth Blythc entertained lust night at Hie CrlUcndcn home honoring Mrs. John Fill. Eighteen guests attended the affair, and Liverpool rummy was played during the evening. Mixed garden flo\vers 'decorated the eijlerltilnlng rooms of the home. High score prize In the rummy games went lo Miss Mccirllh Hancock nnd second high to Mrs. Jack Williams of Columbus, On., find Mrs.. Fill was presented with an assortment of gifts. A salad course was served. Several out-of-town guests • were present, including Mrs; -Williams, Miss Evelyn Bly'lhc of llatllesbiirg, •Miss':.• nnd'Mrs.-W. R. Brown and Mrs. W. E. Lnwhorn, both of ; Ma- nlla. • * * Son Born Yesterday Lieut, and Mrs. John p. Hoffman announce the birth of n son yesterday at Walls Hospital. Their firsl child, the baby has been named John Parker III. Mrs.'Hoffman is the former Miss Alberta Brackln. Lieutenant Hoffman Is stationed at Blythevillc Army Air Field. At the HoipitaU waiir. Hospital Admitted- Mrs. Ray Downing. Cnruthers- 'ille, Mo. •Mrs. J. A. Rouse, city. Bobble Lee Jones, city. Dismissed— Mrs. Earl llnll, Cooler, Mo. Mrs. Elmer Cole anil bnbv Lux- orn. Jerr v Baker, Tyler, Mo. Mrs. O. a, Anderson, city. Mrs. Edith Morrison, city. "Mrs. J. A. liamscy, Letichvlllc. Blyllicvlllc Hospital Admitted— Elizabeth Site, Lnxora. Born to Pvl. an ( | Mrs. C. W. Simpson, city, n son this morning. Dismissed— Mrs. H. T. Gill, city. Zollun Stutts, Manila. Memphis Methodist Hospital Admitted— Airs. F. O. Gwyn, Osccota. Memphis Itantisl lliisnilal Admitted- Alice Ann Oden, Joiner. Billy Howard Hall, Joiner. He*a uonnn Ken wnn« Bits of News Personal home In visit for Lntnl) and returned to son, their Portland, Ore., after a several weeks with her sister, Mrs. John Foster and fam lly, and other relatives here and fn Carulhersville, Mo. Mrs. H. G. Partlow and daiigh- Pat, have returned from Llt- Rock, where (jliey spent 10 ter. tie ........... ... days wltli relatives. Mr. anil Mrs. Pat Jewell of Evansvllle, Ind., will return home tomorrow alter having spent the past week here as guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Foster, and Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Roacli. Elliott Sallba, hospital apprentice 1-c will) the Navy, stationed at Ponsacola, Fla., will return there tomorrow after spending a ID-day leave here with his mother, Mrs. Z. Ti. Sallba and family. rJcnt, ftiul Mrs. Russell Haynes Parr arrived last night from Ashdown, Ark., where they have been visiting Mrs. Parr's parents, Mr. and Mrs. c. R. Plercy for several days. Thc v will be the guests -of Lieutenant Parr's parents, Mr. ami Mrs. Russell Farr, until i^Suiiclay, when they will leave for Brandenburg, lo make their home while he Is slaltoned nt Fort Knox. The Hcv. and Mrs. Robert Blel and son, Ronny, of Jackson, Tenn., have returned lo their home after as G. for- spending several days here Bucsls of Mr. and Mrs. F. Reichel. The Rev. Mr. Blel merly was pastor of the local Pll- ijrliii Lutheran church, nnd now lins the pastorale. ol the Lutheran Church In Jnckson. Mrs. W. J. Wunderlich returned last night from Memphis where she spent two dnys with her sister, Mrs. Estclle Cookc Volmer, who broke her right ankle In two places two weeks ago while playing badminton, nnd who will be In a cast for three moMhs. she Is nt her home now, following several days trciitmcnt at Campbell's Clinic. Mrs. Do)) Barnes and Mrs. F. L Husbands went to Memphis yesterday afternoon to spend two days. They went especially lo attend the MOAT, where Mrs. 'Barnes' nephew is n violinist. ; Misses Mamtlc nnd Amelia Mod- mgcr will return tonight from New, Orleans, where they spent 1C dnys will) relatives. They will be accompanied home by their cousin, Jackie Dnfilho, who will spend several weeks here with the Modlngcr fain-' ily. Mr. and Mrs. 0. C. Wood nnd daughter, Miss Nancy Carroll Wood* left this morning for Cape Girar- 1 dcnit. Mo., (o spend si week with relatives. Mrs. c. C. Laiigslon reTurncrl Wednesday from Hot Springs. Ark., where she spent n month. She was met in Memphis by her daughter, Mrs. G. 0. Poetz, and Mrs. Charles Langston. Mrs. James Hill Jr., left yesterday afternoon for Shrcvepori, La., lo vlsil Mrs. Jesse J. Moore and family. C. C, Langston, Charles Langston, Fred Bean, Reecc Moore and G. O. Poet?, wenl to Macon, Miss., yesterday lo attend funeral services for S. A. Jackson of Morehouse; Mo. They will return home tonight. Sergi. and Mrs. Hugh Harbert of camp Ellis, 111., have arrived for a vlsil wllh relatives of Sergeant Harberi. Mrs. Leonard Johnson and daughter, Belli, will go to Memphis tomorrow to meet, Private Johnson, who is stationed at Camp Livingston, La., and who will be In Memphis for the weekend. O. N. Hawkins relumed yesterday from Morrillton, Ark., where hn spcnl (our days wllli Mrs. Hawkins, who lias been visiting rcla- lives there for the past month. Mrs. Hawkins, who went lo Mor- rillton because of the serious illness and dealh of her falher several weeks ago, will reliirii home Tuesday. Miss Elva Neal of Cleveland, Ohio, rclurned home last nighl after a vlsil of two weeks here as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Fisher and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Buckley. Tlicy also had ns their guest Insl weekend, Miss Jean O'Brien of Memphis. Miss Nea! is a former resident of Blythcvllle. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Friend and son, n. A. Friend, returned yesterday from Lufkln and Mount Pleasant. Texas 1 , where they spent their vacation. Mrs. Friend and R. A. Imve been awa v for seven iveeks, while Mr, Friend Joined them about three weeks ago. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. HnnUm and Miss Mary Tlublcr spent today in Jonesboro, where Miss Huhler was the guost of Mrs. Rudolph Morris inid family. Mrs. C. E. Hawkins nnd her sister. Miss Nellie Jerrell of Elwood, Ind., Imve returned from Sacramento, Calif., where they spent three weeks with their brother. R. W. Elders and family, and attended a family reunion. Miss Jeanne Lott of Pcorln, ill., returned home today after having been the houseguest of Mrs. z. B. Sullba and family for the past several days. FRIDAY, JULY 28, Children Have Playground Zoo At Walker Park A pet zoo at Walker Park, instigated by the, playground youngsters is well under way with a menagerie consisting of two pigeons, named Sweet Pea and Popeye; a rabbit Brer Bunny; an English feist puppy, Snowball, and Polka Dot a soft shell turtle. The TOO Is under the direction of Miss Minnie Foslcr. Wednesday's activities at Walker Park were highlighted with a softball game between the Tigers and Hie Wildcats, with the wildcats scoring 24 runs to the Tigers' 17 Playing on the winning team were Louis Anderson, who was contain Benny Gentry, Bobby Jo Tyrone' Donald Holding, Max James, Shirley Mae Book, and 'Sonny stires The Tiger players were Denny Gentry, captain, Bobby Bolding Eliner Richardson, Donald Gentry Donald Ray Brown, Jeanne Jen-' kins, Gladys Yowcll nnd Thomas Prince. Temperatures Atlanta grj Angustn 100 Birnifngluim S2 Charleston ]° QJ Charlotte 97 Chattnnooga o^ Chicago Cincinnati Denver Detroit Jacksonville Kansas city Macon 93 Meinphis 93 Miami '.'. eo Monlgomery 95 New Orleans 97 New York 91 San Antonio 101 Savannah 95 Tampa 89 Washington 93 Dallas Houston 99 Jackson 101 Little Rock 101 Slirevcport 102 Tallahassee 96 High Low 7G 70 G5 78 10 70 02 B'i 51 fili 70 G8 74 68 7-1 67 15 71 75 71 78 09 80 78 75 04 78 74 Miss Veto Saliba Will Begin Training In VVAC Another Blylhcville girl who has heeded Ihe nation's call for more young women to fill the ranks of the WACc is Miss Vera Sallba daughter of D". and Mrs. J A' Sallba, who will leave Aug 9' for the first phase of her training at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Uiilll her enlistment. Private Saliba was employed as psychiatric specialist at the Japanese Relocation Center at Jerome, Ark,, where she had been for 15 months. A graduate of Louisiana Stale University, Balon Rouge, Private Saliba majored in sociology. Pol- lowing her graduation, she spent a year as assistant director of the Community War chest In Baton Rouge. After five weeks basic training at Fort Ojjletlioj'pe she win go lo Dallas, Texas, where she will be assigned to her new position In the Technician Program for Medics, which has been recently opened for new enlistees in ihe WACs. Her brother, Staff Sergt, Eddie Saliba, Is In the Army Air Corps stationed at Wichita Falls, Texas and her sister, Miss Alice Saliba, Is fisslstnm director of the USO here. SENTIMENTS EXPRESSED WITH FLOWERS, properly designed, nrc remembered always. Our flowers nte nl- S™ i" T ll " u° rk is K™ ra '"ce ( l lo please. Let our expert designers lielp you with y aur /i ora i , 1CC( | S F ^FLOWERSHOP F.T.D. Stnlee We De ii ve r Anywhere Pi. 491 Mrs. J. SI. (Mae) Williams, owner Gfeucoe Bide. DANCE t* Thursday — Friday — And Saturday Nights 9:30 to 1 O'clock :fn the Beautiful ; Bine Room ± . ' -' of, the '• HOTEL 'NOBLE 'Admission 65c Incl T»t AD VERTI5!NG SPACED EXPENSE 5^ ^ JUST MAR R I ED JUST LIKE THAT! • _ ; —And you and I were knocked —-•- put of electric service last night. ; There's no telling what light- i ning will do but we gotta have it with rain. Bui-1 am fhankful fhe men were on the job r doing their best and that my many customers who were waiting on me knew this and under- stpod. Reddy Kilowatt © REDDY KILOWATT Your Electric Servant Robert W. Dor7('e/son Becomes Liaison Pilot The coveted wings of liaison pilot have been awarded lo Lieut, liotet »'. uantclson of 510 North Division St., Blytlieville. who has just graduated fro;n the Army Ail- Forces Liaison Training School at Pittsburg, Kan.s. He will be slallonetl at Hie Field BETTER CARE FOR BABY Relievo the torturing discomfort of your baby s draper rash-oven help prevent it -by niiriiikliuB ou Mexsaiia after every change. He'll rest comfortably-nlai betler-and you'll get more restToo Mcisiina 13 n. raotlLing medicated powder that nko gives wonderful relief from the itching nnd .burning of boat rash aud Bjxicial tea helps absorb moisturooften ttlfi fniien r.f !,„„* i .1 .* lt '* 1 The Gift Shop Modern and Anll«o« Glrt» COSMETICS BABY GIFTS Greeting Cards Novelties A Gift For Everybody MOSS BRYAN Contmnons Shows Etery Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KI.ON 1:1* ton. 12:41 p.m. | : ]« • Last Time Today The Suliivans with Anne Baxter and Thomas Ulilclicll I'ar.imniuit JV'eivs ami Selected Shorl Subjects Saturday ill Serial: "Desert Hawk" Mo. 2 & Shorl Con. Showing Sal'tlay 1:00 to 11:30 Sunday and Monday Artillery School, Fort Sill, Okla for advanced training In piloting I he "grawOiopjier" observation Llcuiennnt Danlclson Is the son of Me. nnd Mrs. G. w. Danielson of Blylheville. Meetings There will b e a special meelln» of chlckasawbn lodge No. 134 p° & A. M. tonight, 7:30 o'clock,-at Ihe hall. The firsl degi'ee will be conferred, H was announced by Dcwey Gentry, worshipful master. So powerful arc the claws of the nnrd-vark that it. takes 'four men to pull it from Us burrow In the i'ound. Bprwd M . UMIir Ubies prove - h Eootbtfl Ol . , pcs buj niLLut bum*. .anJ ttie bit ttliilc *1lu tttiv H(. Bake Better Pastries With Shiblcy's Best Flour... This fine flour ACTUALLY REQUIRES LESS SHORTENING! Opens each night 6:15; starts 1 Opens Bandar 1:00; Slart« 1:15 Contlnnons Shows Sat. »nd Snn. B»ri»ln Night Every Nfcht Except Saturday. N* BUM* honored on 8aalmy »'the Hujy. Last Time Today Chan In Secret Service willi Sidney Tolcr and GwcTi Kenyon Selected Short Subjects , Saturday Serial: "The Phantom" No. 5 anil Shorl. Con. Showing SalMay 1:00 lo 11:30 Ten ; Sam Phi tr tpir Mm, t^i:l Rn «4 kr tern mmts uusx • rittoi » ant too* ' rnramount News anrt Shorls Coi.tlntious Showing Sun. 1:15 to 11 Sunday and Monday {- Fox News and Short Coatlrtnons Sboirtnj Gnn. 1:15 to

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