The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 17, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 17, 1949
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PAGBFOUX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 1949 Sociefo AlewA Am«lU Salibi, Society Editor 9 Fhon» 4461 Miss Whitner Engaged To Joseph A. Cooper Mr. «nd Mrs. Flippen W. Whitner of Blytheville, formerly ol Memphis, today announce the engagement and approaching tn image of their daughter, Miss Peggy Whttner ot Dallas, Tex., to Joseph A. Cooper and the late Mrs. Cooper of Rnar- ini Spring«, Tex. Plans for the July wedding will be announced at a later date. Miss Whitner was graduated from Central High School, where she was a member of the National Honor Society and Delta Beta Sigma Sorority. She attended St. Petersburg Junior College, St. Petersburg, na. Miss Whitner is also a great niece of Dr. I. R. Johnson of Blytheville. Mr. Cooper was graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and served four years in the Navy as a lieutenant, senior grade. He is now with the Carnation Company in Dallas, Tex. Miss Seymore, Fiance Complimented At Party Mrs. Amy Harrington entertained with a party and surprise wedding shower complimenting Miss Helen Seymore and her fiance. Lloyd Roberts. Approximately 30 guests attended the affair which was held at her home at 407 South Franklin. During the evening, party games and contests were played, after which the honored guests were presented their gifts. The home was decorated with attractive arrangements of spring flowers with hydrangeas in pastel shades predominating. Refreshments of a sandwich plate with iced drinks were served by the hostess who was assisted by Miss Mildred Mayo. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Nunley of Osceola were the only oul of town guests. Mrs. Damon Is Hostess To Club Members, Guests Mrj. Paul Byrum. Mrs. Love Adams, Mrs. Alvin Hardy and Mrs Elton Poster were guests last nighi at the home of Mrs. Earl Damon Ml west Kentucky, when she entertained the Thursday Night Club members. In the evening games, high scare went to Mrs. Burks Barker with Mr«. Byrum winning rooko. Attractive, arrangements of rose in low crystal bowls were used throughout the home. fallowing the games, the hostess •erved refreshments. The club has disbanded for thi •ummer and will meet again September I. Morning Parly Is Given Honoring Miss Bracey Mia Roberta Bracey, who was * member of this years graduating claw of Blytheville High School was complimented yesterday when Miss Maureen Norris and her mother, Mrs. Samuel F. Norris entertained with a morning party at their home. 810 West Walnut. The guest list was made up of a group of Miss Bracey's [rlends. who were members of her class and her mother, Mrs. H .E. Bracey. Spring flowers in various shades were arranged in the living room. A green color scheme was carried oui in the refreshments of assorted jErty toed and aiso in the souvenir napkins. Bits of News Passengers Are Entertained On 'Show Train' to New York Z-WAY RAINCOAT — Rain will rol! off this all-weather coat in a suecie finished cotton—a durable coat to wear all 3'cnr 'round. Rain chases you. even to .southern climes, but you'll be prepared In this two- way coat that can be worn belted or flared. Zelan durable repellent finish. From Sherbrooke. 'our Table Club Members entertained by Miss Cox O6CEOLA. Ark., June 17—Miss F.mnm Cox was hostess Lo the Four Table Club when she entertained with a luncheon yesterday at her home at 1 o'clock. The four course luncheon was served at individual tables which were covered with linen clotlis and centered with a bud vase of spring flowers. The home wax decorated with pink and blue hydrangeas in crystal bowls. During the games, Mrs. S. L. Oladlsh received high score with Mrs. Ed Quinn receiving travelling prize, Mrs.'Sam Coble, low score and Mrs. J. H. Hook, bingo. * " » Mrs, Horn Entertains Rook Club and Guest Mrs, Dale Horn was hostess yesterday when she entertained the Thursday Rook Club and one guest Mrs. Elmer Norman at her home at the Veterans Housing Quarters in Btytheville. Mixed summer flowers were used In the entertaining rooms of the home. Mrs. Nevill Blnkemore won hi'/* score in the afternoon games will Mrs. Leon Scherer winning scccvnc high and Mrs. Norman Rooko. Refreshments were served by the hostess during the nlternnon. U. D. C. Meeting Is Held At J. D. Bavksclalc Home The Elliott Fletcher Chapter of the United Daughter of the Confederacy met yesterday at the home of Mrs. J, D Barkstlalc. Co-hostesses were Mrs. A, M. Buck, Mrs. J. H CJai'Jc, Mrs. John Krnother- mon. Mrs. Loy H. Welch and Mrs. O. A, Great'. The two course luncheon was served at small tables with enirh bens centered with a unique arrange- merit of smalt flags <>f the United States and of the United Confederacy. The program WEI.S j>l mined in special recognition of iMgtn charier members with two being pre-st-nt at the meeting. They were Mis, A. M. R. Branson and Mrs. W. T. During the program, Mrs. M. Fitftsimmons, hiMoriim, gave a talk on flags, displaying the collection recently purchased by the chapter. During, the business session, a nominating committee was npixjitit- cd a IK! will make their report at ttiu next meeting which will be held in September. The committee is composed of Mrs. J. SV. Adams Si 1 ., 'Mrs. Loy Welch and Mrs. S. P. Martin, Mrs. Mahon Is Hostess To Bunco Club, Guest Mrs. Haul Muhon was hostess yc.sterctay to members of the Avalon Bunco Club and one guest, Irs. L. J, Zeller, when they met t her home at 126 West Kentucky. Mrs. Muhon received high score uring the games with Mrs. Bill jilbosv receiving second high and Irs, Raymond Shamlin, bimco. In the rooms where bunco w^s Inycd, vases of summer flowers in oft shades were attractively ar- nnged. Refreshment. 1 ? were served by the osless later in the afternoon. Two Couples Are Honored At Blytheville Country Club Two wedding anniversaries In one 'eek for one family were observed ast night with a small dinner at he Country Club for Mr. and Mrs. harlcs Langston and Mr. and Mrs, leorge Poetz. Mr. and Mrs. Charles McWatere were host and hostess for the af- 'air. Mrs. McWaters Is a stster of Hr.s, Poetz and Mr. Langston. Mr. and Mrs. Langstcn were married 13 years ago on June 13 and Mr. and Mrs. Poetz said their marriage vows on June 16 ten years ago. The word "barbarian" was ftrs xiseci by the Greeks lo menu "for eigners" but it Inter came to men a a had or savage person. Slylheville Rook Club Meets with Mrs. Enderlin The Blytheville RooK Club was entertained yesterday at the home of Mrs. Albert Enderlln, 1100 Chick- asnwfos. A variety of garden flower arranged in various types of vases were used lo decorate the home. High score wont to Mrs. R. A. Cnpeland in the flames played with second high being won by Mrs. J. O. Huey and rooko by Mrs. Russell We it. The hosle.5 served an iced dessert after the game:;. Mr, and Mrs, M. R. Harper and children, M. R. Jr., and Terry, arrived from their home in Houston, Tex,, to be the guest of Mrs, Harper's father, O. A. Roush and her sister, Mrs, Raymond Shamlin and Mr. Shamlin. They plan to be here for a week. Walter Rosen thai returned Wednesday from St. Louis, M'o., where he attended to business for several days, Among those from (he First. Christian Church who are attending the intermediate camp at Rav- endeti Spring. 1 ;, Ark., are Susanne Angel- Jtmmle Lee Moore. Dona Dedman. Ann Hindman, Bobble Jo Alley, Wend a II Keeling and Danny Cobb. Mrs. R. L. Dedman Is camr mother and her daughter, Jean Dedman is couselor Mr. and Mrs. William H. Morse will arrive tonight, from Silver Springs, Md., to spend the wechcnc here with his parents. Mr. and Mrs Byron Morse. Before returning home, they will f;o to Little Rock where they will spend several dnvs with her parents, Mr. and Mrs Lawson Delony. Mrs. James Barksdale and daii ters, Shirley and Jean and Mis Virginia Swearengen spent yester day in Memphis- Mr, and Mrs. James C. Guart will return today from Colorad Springs. Colo., where they attendee the Jaycec Convention and also i visited in Denver, Condition ot Dan Caldwell, who was dismissed Wednesday from the Methodist Hospital in Memphis where he had been a patient and also underwent an operation. Is much improved, i-'e is now at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs Chester Cnldwell fit 1013 Holly. Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Shclton and daughter, Joy and Mrs. Mabel Smtth and Nancy Slovall left today for Washington, D. C. where they will visit with Mrs. Smith's sister, Mrs. D. M. Neal and Mr. Neal'. They were accompanied to Knoxville, Tenn., by Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Stovnll and daughter. Roma, who will visit there and will return with Mr. and Mrs. Shelton next Friday. Miss Nancy Partlow returned yesterday from R two weeks vacation In Fort Walton, Fla., where she was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. John , 4 R, Coleman and daughter, Mary ^of Andalucla, Ala., who hac5 a cabin in Florida. Miss Partlow and Miss Coleman were roommates a* the University of Alabama. Mrs- Young Rowen of Okolona, Miss., arrived to be the guest of her daughter, Mrs. James C. Guard and Mr. Guard. She was accompanied here by her granddaughter Molly Guard, who had been her guest for several days. Miss Molly Guard motored to Mississippi to accompany them here. * WE, THE WOMEN B> Until MUMI NKA SUll Writer Wife Wants to Quit Job; Is It Unfair to her Husband? By .lack I'. GiiliriH MCA Staff Correspondent NEW YORK. iNEA» — YOU can ' talk about the Cannonball, but did \i have showgirls in bathing suit. 1 ) parading up and down the aisle? The Show T'.ain does. In fact, the show Train is one of tie unusaul trains ever to ride he rails. Product of a collaboration etwccn the Now York, New Haven nd Hartford Railroad and Broad- v;*y. it nti'3 once a month. 1^ brings ia&s<m?er5 down to New York to see hit Broadway show, starling at Hartford, Conn., ICO miles awfty, find stopping at .several points In- tweeiv The first experiment was marie ast March. Only 239 pa.ssen?ers hbwpd up. But the June Show Train, which brought the customers in to .see Bobby Clark in the nusical comedy, "As The Girls Go,' 1 d about 700 aboard. The Show Train is the brainchild of S. A. Eoyer, assistant vice president of the New Haven Rail- •oad, who took pity on people ttv- inp outside of New York. No one d given any consideration io the wants of the rural theater-lover. 1 ;, ne decided. Outside of infrequent road companies, they were out in the cold. At The Hosmtals Klvthrvillf Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Jimmy White, Steele, Mo, Elmer Henson, city. Walls Hospital Dismissed: David Bruton, Osceola. Miss Kathryn Graham, city.' • After that chorus girls from the .show and models paraded through I the train in dresses and bathing suits supplied by a New York department store. Dressing rconts were set tin at both ends of the 12- cav train, ar.d the girls chan their outfits as they reached either end, then started back again. Read Courier News Want Ads. Bui that's nil ended and out-of- town showooers can now go to the theater tn New York as easily as the natives. Tickets to one show- a re advertised for sale in cities along the railroad route from Hartford every month. They can be purchased for orchestra or balcony, and they are bought in conjunction with the railroad ticket which is offered to the playgoers at a 25 per cent round trip reduction. The June Show Train, to get the folks in the mcod. had a beauty contest aboard. Some of the cUics along the route entered contestants and Mike Todd, producer of "As The Girls Go," and his wife Joan Blnndell, were judges. The winner, dubbed Miss Show Train, was given a huge bouquet of roses and an audition for Todd's new show next Fall. Thr swaying of the cars pitched a couple of them into the laps ol male passengers, who didn't seem upset. They were pretty good snorts about the thing. Lady passengers were nil presented with a rose as they boarded the train, ami the men were given carnations. Candy, cigarettes and even newspapers were passed around. Refreshments were plentiful. First stop in New York was for dinner. Passengers had a choice of three restaurants. While en route, they studied menus and the orders were telephoned ahead. Some pref- en'ed to dine on [heir own. however. The show Itself came next. It lasts rather late, but the passsn- Ejers made their way back to the Show Train in time to leave at 11:50. And the festivities continued. There was more music, and bacon and eggs or other snacks available in the refreshment cars. Orders lor cocktails were taken and the drinks served to the passengers in their own coaches. "My problem," writes & 32-year- old wife, "is that I've got a Job I can't turn loose of, "When we were married I wanted and expected to go oti working for a year or two to help get us on our feet financially. "But I've been, mauled five yearn nov/j and my husband Isn't at all enthusiastic about my stopping work'•We're buying a home and keeping up a car and we can afford the little luxuries we both enjoy. If I stop working, we'll have to cut down considerable on the way we live—and he doesn't seem interested in doing that. The truth is, I'm tired o( working and would like to settle down to doing a better job of homemaking, have a child or two and be & wife instead of a justness partner. "Do you think I'm selfish to want to quit my job and leave the full responsibility for earning a living up to my husband?" Not at all. Earning the living io the family IS the husband's responsibility. And a wife has right to expect it of him. Her part of the load Is making a home, rearing a family and being a companion to her husband and children. YOUR CONTRIBUTION TAKHN FOR GRANTED You've worked long enough to get your husband to the point where he expects you to make a financial contribution to the marriage. certainly, if she tries, she can niake move of a contribution, to hU j|| happiness. Make that your goal—and you need never feel thai you were fish in quitting your Job, Gosne/J W.S.C.S. Meets At Church for Program The Gosnell Women's Society of Christian service met yesterday afternoon at the church for their regular meeting with eight members attending. The meeting opened with the .singing of the hymn. "Close to Thee", followed by prayer by Mrs. Jim Jackson, who also gave ih« devotional. Those taking part' on the program were Mrs. Henderson Hall, Mrs. Lester Reams and Mrs. R, L. Maxwell. During the business session, plarw were made for the screening of the church. The group also discussed an Ice cream supper to be held in the near future. Following the closing prayer by Mrs. .1. C. Davis, refreshments were served by the hostess, Mrs. Jackson, Lipstick Prevents fire On Train in Oklahoma And he has enjoyed the luxuries your Job helps pay for long enough so that he may very well be reluctant to give them up. However, U you honestly want lo settle down to being a real homemaker, you had better quit your job right now. It won't be easier, nit harder, to do so as time goes on. Tell your husband you have decided to quit and get him to help figure out a budget so that you can Sve on his salary alone. You won't be doing your husband an injustice—though it may seem so to you at the time. A. stay-rat- home wife often makes more of real contribution to her husband's success than R working wife. And LUCIEN. Okla. W> ^ A. D. SchnRlthman found a new use for I lipstick—and prevented a train fire. While on the station platform here, he saw fire shooUug from the journal box on one of the wheels f a freight train. He quickly took his girl friend'* spstick, picked up a piece of ioard and scrawled "fire.** Engin^ ^tlo Brammer and Conductor Dan Vright saw the warning sign and .topped the train In time. Truman Goes Sailing WASHINGTON, June 17. President Truman boards the yacht Williamsburg late today for a weekend cruise on the Potomac River anrt Chesapeake Bay.. He will return Sunday afternoon. The White House said some members of the President's staff are going along. H you WANT UGOTH MORf TENDU urn- 'JOB ws/n Read Courier News Want Ads. r* Read Courier News Want Ads. Box Office Oprn* 6:4S Show Slarti 7:00 Opens Sunday 1:<MJ: Starts 1:15 Continuous Stum*. 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