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. AG& TWO BLYTHEViLLB (ARK.); COURfflk NEWS Mrs.' Morris, Mrs. Scott \ Club, Guest Entertained Entertain At Morris Home Members ol the Woman's Society cf Christian Service of Lake Street .Methodist Church met yesterday afternoon at the liormrof Mrs. Ivor- son Morris with Mrs: Elvvood Scott at co-hostess. Twenty members and two visitors, Mrs. T.U Wiggins and Mrs. Lacey Gordon, attended the meeting. Mrs. C. T.^Shanilln wns In charge o! the program on "Sacredriess of Money", and was assisted by Mrs. i. t. Reagan anil Mrs. W. B. SliliV Mrs. Shamlln also rend two prayers. Tile brief business session was presided, over by Mrs. W. L. Green, president, mid... the meeting was closed \vit)i pj-nyer by Mrs. Rengan. Curing Ihe social,hour, contests vi'tif plnyed,.' and refreshments of ice .cream, and cake were'served. .. •• + • • •'' Circle Four Has Meeting Circle Pour of the Woman's Auxiliary of First Presbyterian Church metcast night at the home of Mrs. Kbbj Sprndley, with Mrs. Margaret Cro.wdcr as co-hostess. Eight members and one visitor were present for the mccUrig, when routine business was discussed and a project adopted to assist a needy child. Tlie program . on toe topic of "God's Purpose In Man's Suffering", .was presented by Miss Louise Simon. Refreshments were served during the social hour. • • • Circle Meetings Held Circle meetings were held yesterday afternoon by members of the Women's Missionary Union of First Baptist Church, when they met in homes of various members. Eight members nttended the meeting of Circle One when Mrs. C. W. Afflick was hostess. The de- vollonttl was given by Mrs. Lloyd SUckmon, followed by prayer by Mrs. C. M. Smart arid Mrs. C. E. Edds Sr. The study course was conducted by Mrs. Smart. Circle Two met with Mrs. Ted Kiirg with eight present. Opening prayer was offered by Mrs. Sherwood Hoithoff, nsd (lie lesson was taught by Mrs.- E. P. Blomeyer. Closing prayer was given by Mrs. Charles Ray Ne'wcombV Mrs. H. L. 'Chambers entertained 11 mor-.bers of Circle Three, when the devotional on the Lord's Prayer was given by Mrs. W. P. Coppland, followed by .jolnt,.repetll!on of the prayer. One visitor, Mrs. M. E. Wiles, also attended this meeting. Thc'lKson w'ss.'undcr the .'direction of Mrs^ H."H. fii'c-oks and prayers were offered by Mrs. Tom Jncksbr and Mrs. Wiles. Eleven rrienibers of circle Pommel with Mrs. J. W. Auten, when her mother, Mrs. T. J. Jones of Balesville, Ark., was n visitor. The devotional from Judges 4 wns given by Mrs. C. E. Johnson, followed by prayers by Mrs. Raymond Schmuck nnd Mrs. Ebb Carson. The study.course was led by Mrs. Hobert Grimes. Mrs. Carrie Grimmeti wns hostess to nine members of Circle Five whin Mrs. M. C. Outlaw gave the devotional. Mrs. Walter Bishop l.iiiflit the study course lind led in prayer and the closing prayer was offered by Mrs. brlmmett. A social lioiir followed the pro- (?r,im at each meeting, when liost- eiscs S(.neu refreshments Mtss Adna Laura quattlebaum of Seebe, Ark., houseguest of her sister, Mrs. M. S. Yatcs and family, jityed cards with members of Hie 100, Club Friday afternoon when Mrs. Tom Mnbry entertained the ;roup at her home. High score pite for the Llver- wol Crummy games played during he afternoon went to Mrs. Mnbry and svcond high to Mrs. Lafayette vlay. > Sandwiches nnd iced drinks were served. , 1 ¥ I » Methodist Women Meet Members of Hie Woman's Society of Christian Service of First Methodist Church met yesterday after- ioon, 3 o'clock, at the church for a bvislness and program meeting. Mrs. L. E. Raker, in charge of .he devotional and the program on the topic of "Sitcralncss of Money", was iixslslccl In presenting icr program Ijy Mrs. Ralph Berry- nan ami Mrs. J. D. Enrksdale, A piano solo by Mrs, Bcrrymnn concluded the program, and the iieetlng wns turned over to Mrs. James Hill Jr., president. Minutes of the previous meeting were read by Mrs. C. L. Wyilc, iccrctary, and a treasurer's report wns given by Mrs. O. G. Htibbard. Mrs. Hugh Whllsllt Introduced .lie topic of assistance for the Russian Relief Association In supplying kits, with action on the jrojcel to be discussed at a later meeting. Announcement also wns mnde of a zone meeting to be held at the chiirch at 10:30 o'clock Friday nornlng, when Mrs. E. G. Kaetzell of Wilson, district secretary, will be in charge. The meeting closed with prayer by Mrs. 11111. During the social hour which 'ollowcd, refreshments were served )'y the hostesses for the evening, Including Mrs. L. E. Baker, Mrs. A. C. Haley, Mrs. Snllie Hubler. Mrs. O. N. Hawkins, Mrs. J. G. Sudbury, Mrs. Premiss Smith, Mrs. Roland Green, Mrs. Ralph Berryman, Mi's. John Walker, Mrs. J. D. Barksdnle and Mrs. R. C. Norton. Hospital Bill Opponents /// Meet At Little Rock LITTLE HOCK, Ark. Aug. 15 (UP.)—Opponents of the Holllngs- worth Hospital Bill, which would set up a state-wide hospital system nnd levy additional taxes for its operation, will meet at Little Rock Tuesday. More trmn 100 Arknnsnns ore expected to attend the discussion led by Dr. -George Bciuson, president of the Arkansas Public Expenditure Council board of directors. The Holiingsworth Bill will be voted on in the November general election. ' No Thrill For Laura WAC Corp. Laura Herbert of the 11AAF met Lieutenant Jackie Coogan, rentier child star of the silent cinema who Is now a veteran glider pilot with long service overseas, while on a recent trip to Kansas City, Mo. She not only met and heard him praise the WACs, she had her picture taken with him. Thrilled? Not Herbert. "1 thought movie stars were handsome <ui ( | romantic looking,'' she coinjslnljicd. "Coogaii isn't handsome. He Isn't romantic looking. And, he's even bald headed." Bits of News < ! Penon&l Miss Wllmn stone and Miss Dork Stone, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. II. H. Stone, have returned from Oran, Mo,, where they spent a week with their grandparent. 1 ;, Mr. and Mrs.-JOc Stone. Staff Scrit. and Mrs. Alfred Arian, who tile stationed at Green- joro, N. C., are spending their furlough In Blythcville with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wolf Arlan, and 'In Memphis with Mrs. Arinn's parents, They will be here for the remainder'of tills week. Miss Ethel May Eberdt returned yesterday from Dallas, Texas, where" slie spent a week with her sister, Mrs. Frank McDonald nnd family. She was accompanied home jy her sister, Miss Jimnltn Eberdt, who liiui been visiting in Dnllns for five Weeks. •Mrs. Matt Scruggs underwent n major operation today at Blylhe- vllle Hospital. Mrs. Norman Stone, the former Miss Dorothy GUI of Turrell. Ark., will leave Thursday for Purccll, Okla., to be with Mr. Stone, sea- nan 1-c In the Navy, who will be stationed there for five weeks at turnery school. Mr. Stone was graduated from • radio school al, vlllllngton early In July. Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Pryor and their daughter,'Melba, have as their Suesls for several clays, Mr. Pryor's liarents, Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Pryor of Arkadelphln. who arrived Friday, and his sister, Mrs. N. A. Slane nnd Dr. Slnne. with their two daughters, Miss Georgia I.ce Slane Hid Miss Mnry ,/ann Slane, all of St. Louis.'Dr. and Mrs. Slaiie and heir daughters came down Sunday. Mi.is Elma Conley. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Conley, spent nst week In Kennetl, Mo., with icr 'grandmother, Airs. Lllllc Eth- erlilge. Miss Betty Jo Reeves, niece of Vfr. arid Mrs. Henry James, Is visiting In Stcelc, Mo,.;as the K\tr&(. of ler uncle, Ace James. •. Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Cooley spent Ihe weekend in Marion, Ark., with their daughter. Mrs. : E. D. Beail and family. They were in Memphis yesterday whore Mrs. Cooley consulted her specialist. Dwighl Bowen of Pine Bluff, formerly of Blythcville, has been undergoing treatment lor n back ailment for the past two weeks at Campbells' Cllnfc In Memphis. Mrs. Dow'en is with him, and they probably will be there for another week. Stuff Sergt. Spencer Alexander arrived yesterday to spend a 211-day furlough here with his wife and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Alexander. Sergeant Alexander has been .stationed In Newfoundland for the past two years. Mrs, 1. J. Jones of Balesville, Ark., has arrived foj- a visit with her daughter, Mrs. J. W. Auten unci family. « Lieut. George Cross Jr., arrived this morning to spend a 21-day leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cross Sr., and his sister. Miss Dorothy Cross, before reporting lo Miami Beach, Pin., tit n rest camp, Lieutenant Crass arrived back In the United Stales last week after having served /or several mouth's m the Mediterranean area. Mr. and Mi's. Gerald II. R 0 lj- son and daughter, Mary Pat, are .spenuiiiK tlic-Ir vncntlon at Lake Catherine, near Hot Springs. Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Moon and their grandson, Jimmy Lowe, re turned this morning from Bvans- ville, Ind., where they visited for several days with Mr. and Mrs J Morris Moon. Mrs. J. D. Craig, Mr. and Mrs S. E, Webb nnd Die IZcv. and Mrs T. E. Webb of Idabclle, Qkln spent Sunday In niplty and lien- nine, Tenn. Tho Hev. Mr." and Mrs Webb relumed yesterday to their home In Oklahoma after n visit of several days with relatives here. Miss Helen Bliuncnbcrg of Memphis, who formerly taught in Biy- thevllle, is the guest of Mr. nnd Mrs. C. M. Gray. Lieut, nnd Mrs. John R. w n || who have been In Miami, Fla for two weeks following his return from overseas service, left yesterday for ills new post at Colorado Springs, Colo. They had spent several days here as guesLs of Mrs Wall's mother, Mrs. J. T. Ashley Mrs. Jessce Stilt left last night for New York, where she will spend two weeks with her sister Mrs A. Harris. Mrs. J. T. Ashley lias returned after n brief visit in Magee, Miss She was accompanied home by her niece, Miss Pearl Tunis of- Plne- villc. La., who will be here for tile remainder of tills'week. TUESDAY, AUGUST IB, 19-M Appointments To Be Made LITILE ROCK, Aug. 15 (UP) — Governor Adkins this week is faced with the (ask of filling two key positions In his administration. Although H has not been •officially annoiiccd, W. T. Sitllngton has resigned his membership on the Arkansas Corporation Commission to enter private business. Sllllriglon Is expected to leave his capital post today. State House --circles say State Comptroller Herbert Proctor is planning to take Sitlington's place on the commission. Proctor left Ihe commission to become comptroller when J. Bryan Sims resigned to make his race for governor. Adkins says he will make his npr polntments beforc'leavlng -on vacM lion. Overseas Gilts Should Go Early Mail Before Oct. 15, Postmaster Stevens Warns Those At Home Postmaster Ross Stevens today lulu'sed persons planning to mall Christmas gilts to Army and Navy personnel overseas to "save strong siring and box material and start to plan shopping." > This year the Christmas mulling period for Iwth Army and Navy ovi'j-seas forces is Kept. 15 to Oct. 15. After Oct. 15 no gift parcel may be mailed to a soldier without the presentation of a written request froii! him. The i;rcat immediate demands upon shipping and the need for giving preference to arms, munitions, medicine and food is the prime reason for the early mailing dale, Mr. Stevens pointed out. Moreover, gift parcels must Irnvrl great distances to reach Army, and Navy personnel who are located at remote points, and frequently the transfer of large numbers to new stations ueccssi- lutcs forwarding of the packages ami additional time Is required. Stressing the fact that the gifts must travel far, Mr. Stevens said Dint Ihe gifts, to bo protected, should be packaged In boxes made of metal, wood, solid flborwoort or strong, double-faced corrugated fiberbonrd, reinforced with strong gummed paper tape or tied with strong twine. Care should lie taken in tiic wrapping and the addressing of the parcels, Mr. Stevens said. Among the more important rules for Christmas mailings to the armed forces overseas fire the following: The parcel must not exceed five pounds, and must not be more than 15 inches in length or 30 inches in length and girth combined. It should lie marked "Christmas parcel" so that It may be given special attention to assure Us arrival before December 25. Not more Ihnn one parcel may be mailed'in any one week to the some' member of the armed forces by or in behnlf of the same mailer When combination packages are made up of such Items as miscellaneous toilet articles, hard candles, soaps, etc., the contents should be tightly packed so that they will not Iwcoinc loosened In transit and damage the contents or the cover. Hard candles, nuts, caramels (including those covered with chocolate), cookies, fruit cake, nnd chocolate bars Individually wrapped in waxed paper should be enclosed in inner boxes of v/ood, metal, or cardboard. Perishable goods, such as fruits and vegetables that may spoil arc prohibited. Intoxicants, Inflammable materials such as matches or lighter fluids, poisons, and anything that may damage'other mall also are prohibited. Gifts enclosed In glass sliotiM be substantially packed to avoid breakage. Sharp Instruments such as razors and knives, must have their edges and points protected so that they cannot cut through the coverings and )njtue postal personnel or damage other packages. Relatives and friends who know that the personnel In the armed services to whom they plan to send gifts are at far distant points should begin to mall their packages on the opening day—September 15—of the mailing period. Last year late mail- Ings, causing concentration of "real numbers of packages in the final days of the mailing' period, threatened to defeat tlie program. It is stressed that success can be assured with the limited personnel and facilities available, only if tho public gives full cooperation through prompt mailings of the overseas gift parcels from tbc opening of the mailing period. Sooifiei and prolccls baby's tender irrilaled Jtcin. Relieves ttiaper rash, helps prevent il. MEXSANA SOOTHING MEDICATED POWDER Closing Program For Playgrounds Planned Aug. 24 A final celebration by playground youngsters before the close of the playgrounds, the haven of numerous children this Summer, will be staged Thursday night, Aug. 24, at tho entrance to the grandstand, where an Improvised stage will be built, Features of the program will be tliff presentation of citizenship and leadership ribbons to outstanding boyf. and girls who participated in tho Summer's activities. Programs will be presented by each play, ground .and work of the groups will IK exhibited, A demonstration of the commando tactics, which the boys were taught each Friday by Mike Meioncy, will be given. Parents and Interested persons riVf been invited to attend this linal event offered by the playground youngsters, Miss Warren Foster, playground supervisor, said. Delegates To Return From State Convention A large number of delegates from Dud Cason Post of the American Legion, and several representatives of tlie local American Legion Aux- llary, arc expected to return to- nJghl from Little R-xk where they attended the 2Gth armnnl convention of the Arkansas Department of the American Legion held there Susday through today. Included among the Auxiliary delegates were Mrs. Ed B. Cook Mrs, C. S. Baggett, Mrs. Eddie Burks, Mrs. H. L. Halsell Sr., Mrs. J. M, Cleveland and Mrs. George Lane. Representatives of the Legion attending the convention included J. L. Terrell, commander, J. M. :lccvlfiiul, Bryant Stewart Sr., V A. White, E. A. Rice. C. J. Little, Dr. W. A. Grimmilt, Rosco Craf- l.in, Eugene Dickinson. Jim Stoval, II. I... Halsell Sr., Chester Nabcrs, Marvin Chappell, C. A. Cunningham, E. B. Woodson and Eddie rHIOMEOO's) Do You Hate HOT FLASHES? ! 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Roy G a lues, city. Henry Brown, Manila. Born to Mr. nnd Mrs. R. V. Mnllory, city, n daughter tins morning- Memphis Baptist Hospital Admitted- Mrs. Eugene Osborn. city. Billy Thompson, Wilson.' VWAT5 THE IDEA OF HID/WG SHOULD BE UNDER D- OR Pi I'm die "Information'- operator you media call. That was when my switchboard wasn't so crowded. I haven't heard from you lately because you've been giving me a break. You've been looking up those numbers inyour owndirectory—and finding most of them, too; And ] have had a lot more time for war calls. More came Out of that ? tl Old Lunch Pail than went In Big sandwiches with thick slices of bread helped lo build the brawn Hint built America's industrial might. Wartime demands upon men nnd women, young and old, have brought us as a nation to a stern realization of the need for an adequate diet for all. So today—in homes, in plant cafe- —America is wincly recognizing the nutritive importance of bread. 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