The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 17, 1946 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 17, 1946
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(ARK.)" COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 1946 Mrs. H. W. Wylie Heads Daughters of Colonists Mrs. H. W. Wj'lle was electod president of the. Col. John Marti.'i Chapter, Daughters of America;! Colonists, In a meeting yesterday at Hotel Noble; ' She succeeds Mrs. James B. Clark, who now is vice regent of the stf.te group. Other officers named were: Mrs. Stun! Barton of Sikcston, Mo., vice regent; Mrs. C. P. Tucker, recording secretary; Mrs. O. W. McGur- chen, treasurer; Mrs. A. M. R. Brnn- son. chaplain: Mrs. E. M. McCail, historian; Mrs. James B. Clark, registrar; Mrs. O. W. McCutchen, librarian; Mrs. Philip Baldwin of Little Rook, corresponding secretary. Members of this group, which meets but four times yearly, are descendants of residents of tho United States prior to the Revolutionary War. The morning session was followed by a luncheon at the hotel. Lees' Guest Honored With Social Affairs Mrs. S. O. Williams, who lull Monday afternoon to return t-j her home'. In Shreveport, Ln., wns complimented with n number of social affairs during her week's stay here as guest of Mr. nnd Mrs. George M. Lee, 1211 West Ash. WUh Mrs. Williams • wns her four-year-old daughter. Gayle, who also mis complimented. Last of the social events wns n supiwi' Sunday, night at Camp Moul- tric, following n luncheon thai noon at Hotel Noble. Mrs. Lee entertained with a bridge party. Saturday night and Mrs. John R. McDonald* was hostess with a bridge party Friday night. She entertained at the home of her par- ents,-Lieut. Col. and Mrs. I^y W. Crawford, 301 East Missouri. ' Miss Marguerite Matthews entertained with a drop-in Thursday evening complimenting Mrs. Williams and Mrs. Lee was hostess lo 12 children at a party Thursday afternoon honoring Gayle. Getting for the affair wns the Woman's Club, where the children heard recordings, played games and wore served refreshments. Mrs. Lee was Mrs. Glenn Ladd. Mrs. Lee was hostess with i> bridge luncheon Wednesday honoring her houseguest and Tuesday, Mrs. Joe Hamby entertained with a dinner part);. ' ' Mrs. "Williams made her homo here^ while her husband, Captnlu Williams, was /stationed at Blythc- ville^Army Air Field. . . , Smotherrrrcsfs' Hi Mr. and MJrs. Jim Smotherinan COS sWest Walnut, are parents of a soli born this morning at Walls Hospital. ' ' H§~ has not been named. Mrs Smothermon. is the former Miss Ruth Lindsey, daughter of Mv andyMxs. Arch Lindsey. Methodist Women Meet In ^Groups Yesterday Tfte Woman's Society of Christian'^ Sen-ice of First Methodist Church met Monday afternoon in circle groups, for business and pro- grain sessions. Circle One met with Mrs. C. A. Cunningham with six members nmi.'a guest, Mrs. Hugh WhUsilt. WSCS president, attending. The group had a routine business session.- M£S. J. M. Jontz wns hostess to 14 members of Circle Two and a guest, Mrs., Elman Morman. The study lesson .was taught by Mrs. John Miles Miller. Mrs. Charles' L. Wylie gave the study lesspn.for Circle Three, which metvwith .Mrs. W. Leon Smith. Mrs:^ George' Pyles- led the devotional for the H members present. Seven members of Circle Four werf guests of Mrs. B. P. Kiscr. Mrs* W. T. oberst gave the studs- lesson and n prayer was led by Mrsv L. E. Baker. Mrs. L. E. Old was hostess to 12 members of Circle Five, lor Mary Traylor Heads Krazy Kraftsmen Club Mary Traylor was elected president of the newly organized FJ'.azy Kj'irltsmeu Club at the business meeting Monday night at the y center. The Club is a V craft organization for junior and senior high school girls, Other officers to serve arc Mary Jo Eaton, vice president; Frances Dowdy, secretary; .Sara Harrison, treasurer; Kalhryn Marlin, reporter. Martini Traylor. sergeant at arms, and Mniv Dowdy, historian. Miss Alice salibn Is the club sponsor mid Miss Barbara Culll- son, assistant. Dinner Compliments Miss Margaret Taschncr Mr. and Mrs Cnrl Bass entertained last night at their home, 160-1 West, Ash. with a birthday dinner complimenting Mrs. Bass' sister, Miss Margaret. Tnschner. , The living room and dining room were attractively decorated with Summer flowers. After the dinner the group played irlpoll. Hubbs Son Is Named The son born to Seaman First Class and Mrs. I). E. Hubbs Saturday at Blylhevilie Hospital hns been namctl David Forrest. He their first child Mrs. Hubbs is the former Miss Fayo 7aton. Senmon Hubbs Is stationed in Alaska Dorothy Payne Wed To Carl Sheelcy Jr. Announcement has been mnde of the marriage of Miss Dorothy Payne, daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. R? T. Payne of Atlanta, Ga., to Lieut. Carl F. Sheeley Jr., of Steele, Mo. The wedding was solemn tod June 20 at Glen Memorial Chapel. Emory University, Atlanln. The Rev. Snm T. Laird Jr., Methodist pastor officiated. The bride, given In marriage h.v her father, wore, a gray suit with black accessories. Pinned at her shoulder was n corsage of while carnations. Mrs. Earl Edmoudson, maid of iSharon Benish Honored With Party Last Night Ann Llppltt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Llppilt, and Kay .Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. fiai'djlph Smith, entertained last nlftbl with n party complimenting Sharon fipn- Ish, daughter of Mr. and Mr.'.. L. S. Benlsh, visiting friends hem with her mother and sister Jena. Tho two young hostesses • entertained at the home of Ann's grandmother, Mrs. A. K. Jluntiey, 1507 Chlcka.sawba. Refreshments of Ice cream and cake were served early in '.he cvo- f and later, soft drinks were served. The Kioup spent the evening play- Ing names. Mis. Llppitt assisted in entertaining. • » • Eric Whit leys Have Son A sou was born early today to Mr. and Mrs. Eric Whltley, 034 West Main. The baby has been named Charles Edwin. Tho mother, the former Miss Churline Robinson, and baby arc at Walls Hospital. At The Hospitals Blythevllle HotplUI Admitted: Mrs. Claude Denton, Luxora.- John Hughes, Rt. i, city. Mrs. Ida Elizabeth Snyder, city Born to Mr. and Mrs. Everett Eubanks, IU, 2, city, a daughter this morning. Dismissed: Mrs. Ida Morrissett, Armorel. l^o Doclson. elty. J. S. Randall, Osceola. Walls Hospital Admitted: Mrs. James Russell, Carutheit- VtllB, MO. Mrs. C. P. Williamson, Luxora. Don Peoples; lit. 3, city. Mrs. Dee Fortner, Wilson. Mrs. W. C. Portals, Tyler, Mo. U. J. McLcod. city. Hani to Mr. and Mrs. James Smotherinan, elty, a son this morn- Ing. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Eric Whlt- ley, city, a son this morning. Dismissed: Lois Sullivan, Steele, Mo. Mrs. Homer Templeton, Steele, Mo. Mrs. J. W. West, Rt. 2, city. Mrs. Uiinn Campbell, Steele. Mo. Nadine Hill. Luxora. Mrs. Harry Cirimcs and bnby, city. .Jlminle Tucker, Luxora. Cotton States Beauty Contest Is Won hy McComb, Miss., Girl PHILADELPHIA, July 17. (UP) — Edna Verdia, vivacious McComb, Miss., brownelte, today \vas the proud wearer of the Queen Cotton title, chosen In the Cotton States Jubilee of Southern and Southwestern Lions at the annual convention of Lions International here. The 20-year-old professional model w;is picked last night in competition with 18 oilier entrants from 12 cotton producing .stales. Miss Verdia Is live and a half feet tnll and welchs 120 pounds. She Is a graduate of McComlj High School anil has several bounty contest titles to her credit. Last year .she was picked over Mm contestants 111 (he Lions Club Water Carnival al I'orcy Quin State P^irk. The new (aiecn colliin has a 3. r >- Ineh bust, 25-inch waist, and is 35 inches about the hips. The contest marked the first selection of Queen Cotton and is believed to be the first time that a beauty winner of the cotton indus- try was chosen north of the Mason- Dixon line. The Cotton States Jubilee tool: ilace in Convention Hall following a huge parade through central city streets. Approximately 4,000 of (he 12,000 delegates to the convention saw the selection of the Queen Cotton and the fashion show which followed. Blyllieville Gill Competes Miss Carolyn Peterson, Arkansas' entry In the Cotton Queen contest at the International Lions Clutj Convention in Philadelphia, is scheduled lo return home Sunday, The contest was held yesterday as the main feature of the convention, with queens from cotton producing slates competing for the tiile of Cotton Queen. Miss Peterson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Peterson, 200 Norlh 21st, won the title of Arkansas Queen when her photograph was entered hy the local Lions Club. Bits of NeWs Mostly Personal Plays Presented By Club Women 'At Dell School Miss Barbara Monaghan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mall Monn- han, flUl West Ash, has gone lo Greenwood, Miss., to spend a week eucst of Betty Sue Lawrence, (laughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar awiencc. Paul 10. C'ooley nnd Hnbbl Alfred Vise were Blythevillc men in Joncsboio yesterday for funeral services [or the Rev. Sain B. Wiggins, pnslor of the First Methodist Church of JoneslK>ro before his death lale Sunday at St. Bernard Hospital there. Miss Evelyn Toinllnsnu, Belly Nell Tomllnson and Sanfoixl daughters and son of Mr. ami Mrt. Boyd Tomllnson, 1008 West Vine, will leave' lomorrow for Chicago, where Sunford will make Arrangements for enterinK Chicago Art In- honor, wore a pink dress with black |stltutu this Fall, "fliey will be ... accessories, nnd a corsage of while compimlcd by Miss iJanc McLcuil daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Datiinn McLcod. who will spend n two-week vacation in Chicago. From the Tomlinsons will go to carnations. Mike L. Kclley of Stceie was best man. Following ' tho ceremony, a reception'; was; held at Ihe home of the Mile's-pUrerits. ' ' f; ) ' X; T ,.• ' ' '-'•-. Presbyterian Women Meet Monday Afternoon The Executive Board of the Woman's Auxiliary of First Presbyterian church meeting; Auxiliary Circle meet--and Auxiliary business session were held Monday afternoon jit the church. Du/ing the afternoon, plans wcrc discussed for participating in salvage clothing sewing drive; visit of tile Auxiliary ward, Murceda Stevens, tu Blythevllle from Vcr.i Lloyd Home in Monticelio, and future Summer meetings. Tile salvage clothing sewing campaign is under sponsorship ol the Chinch World Service. Marccda Stevens will visit in Blythevllle from Aug. 12-24. Mrs. Erwln Jones had charge of Hie program, "What Docs My Church Teach About Baptism nnd Communion?" Mrs. C. M. Gray accompanied group singing. It was announced the Executive Board would not meet during the month of August but circle sessions anil Auxiliary meetings would continue to be held at Ihe church. G. E. 0. Club Guests Of Mrs. Whitlinglon Mrs. Ray WhittliiRton entertained members of the O. E. O .CVub and Coming Events THURSDAY Mrs. C. S. Baggett hostess to C 1 ml N Birthday Club. Mrs. J. C. Droke entertains •'ilcndly Rook Club. FRIDAY Mrs. E. W. Ncal hostess to CBC 3luh. Junior Royal Association of First Baptist Church meeting at the church, 3:30 p.m. Junior Fellowship of First Methodist Church meeting at the church, 2 p.m. whloh Mrs. B .A. Lynch gave the jollier guests Monday night at '.he study lesson. The session was opm- home of Mr. and Mrs. w. C. Hig- Mrs. Man .te ! glnson. ed 'with prayer Melton, n guest. Mrs. Elma Armstrong was hostess and^Srs. Bernard Gooch, co-hostess to eight members of Circle Six. Mrs^o. E. Quellnialz gave the sti'.dy lesson and Mrs. P. D. Foster, the dev6iional. Refreshments were served by the hostesses at each meeting. 1303 Chickasnwba. GucsU were Miss Jane Cnstlio. Miss JeUye Huffman, Miss Maxinc Reid and Mrs. T. H. Caraway. In evening bridge games, high score prize went to Miss Veru Go;>d- rich and bridgo was awarded Miss Lynn Jnckson. Refreshments of sandwiches ami ' beverages were served. Detroit he the guests ,of Mr. and Mrs C. Layson and Mr. and Mrs. w. . Layson and families. Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Hal!, Miss Mary Josephine Hall, and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hall and son. Richard, will return tomorrow from Pickwick Dam, Tcnn., where they have }con vacationing the past few days. Jerry Merry, son of Mr. aud Mrs. Kendall Berry, East Main Street, is spending several weeks with relatives in Prcntiss, Miss. Mr. and Mrs. F. G'. Rcichcl nnd daughter. Miss Mary Reichcl, 1201 West Hearn. have returned home after visiting in Wisconsin, Indiana, and other states In the North. In Fail-child. Wis., they were guests of Mrs. Heichel's father. A. II. Hocpkc. Charles R, Stafford, seamnn first class, is nt home with his parents. Mr. and Mrs.'L. W. Slat- ford, after receiving his discharge from lln> Navy at the' Separation 'enter in Norman, Okla. He veteran of 22 months, of which mouths were in the Pacific Theater. Miss Nell Goff daughter of Miami Mrs. p. Cioff of Lexington. Tcnn.. lias returned home aflei .spending two weeks with her uncle nmi mint. Mr. and Mrs S. Goft ami Mr. and Mrs. Murray McHaffey. here. Mr. and Mrs. Mc- Hnffcy's daughter. Patsy Jane, spending two weeks with her great-grandmothers. Mrs. E. S Goft. and Mrs. H. C. Moore and other relatives in Lexington, Tcnn Mr. ar.d Mrs. O. W. Coppcdge Pride Subdivision, have had their guests during the past several days their nephew. Ensii>i John Oliver Coppedge, who grad tinted this Spring from Unilec Stales Naval Academy, Annapolis Shady Grove 4-H Club Has 47 at Meeting A meeting of the Shady Grove •1-H Club was held Tuesday with Mary Lee Davenport presiding. Forty seven club members were present at this meeting. The group sang two songs, led by Barbara Donner. Miss Cora Lee Colemnn. lioinu demonstration agent, and W. O. Hii- zelbnRer, assistant comity agent:, attended. Reports were made by the following club captains: Billle Bollinger, pig captain, reported five; I^ottio Short, gardening and canning cap-' lain, reported four; Bessie Pierce, clothing captain, reported six; Mary Williams, poultry captain, reported three, and Barbara Donner, cookery onptalll, reported seven. Two new officers were elected. They are: Mary Lee Davenport. •ice president; nnd Fny Dnvenp.jil, cporter. The Animal Home Demonstration Club Play Tournament is being held today at the Dell School Auditorium. Proceeds from a small admission fee will be used to pay expenses for the tournament and lo make a donation lo the 4-H Club House being built on llio campus of University of Arkansas. Among (he ph;ys belli!; given are: Play: "Sisters Under the Skin"; Skit: "Buratard Strategy," by Flat Lake Club; Play: "Life Begins at US," Skit: "Bachelor's Dream," hy Yarbro Club- Plav , "You Ain't Tfenrcl the Half of wcrc » resent " II," Skit: "Crosswircs." by Blackwater Club; Play: "The Old Family Album," by Leachvllle Club; Play: "No Back Seat for Grandma," Skit: "Two Dumb Doras," by Lost Cane Club; Play: "Speaking of Operations." Skit: "The Early Bird Catches (he Worm," by Oak Club. Mrs. George Bunch held a brief session of the Home Demonstration Club Council at noon. A picnic lunch was spread on the campus and the plays continued until all have been presented. Box Elder 4-H Club Elects New Officers Clifton Galyeon was elected president of the Box Elder 4-H Club at its meeting yesterday with 19 mem- bers'in attendance and announcement was made lhat five new members have been added to the club roster. Many Negroes Participate in Georgia Primary ATLANTA, Ga., July I 1 !. (UP) — Georgians, including thousands of Negroes voting their first time for n governor, went to the polls today to choose between two former governors, a liberal young Industrialist and an Injured army captain. Negroes swarmed to the polls under protection of Federal rulings that they must be permitted lo vote in '.viiite Democratic primaries. FBI agents xcre reportedly watering to see that civii riyhls are upheld, but the balloting \vaa fn'it-f i most sections. •But in most counties separate ales for Negroes prevented friction. Negro lines were longer than that lor whiles at Augusta, wjyji'e white supremacy candidates were recently defeated m a county election, and at Marietta, htjme of James V. Carmichucl, gubernatorial candidate pledged to carry on policies of the present stale administration. Opposing him are former Govs. Eugene Talmadgc and 1C. D. Rivers and Capl. Iloke O'Kclley. who cam- Kned on crutches as a result of an overseas injury. Heavy voting was re ported Ihrou'jtiout the state. It reached I'rovcd I'ractkiibliiiy George Wcstiiujhoiiso is called "the fathej- of modern j>mvpr ;r<>ii- cration" because he liarnrs',ed Niagara Falls with alternating current generators nnd iransinr.'cd the power to Buffalo, 'JO miles away. 50 years ago. proving it, to be the practicable way lo produce and distribute electricity on a wide sca^. North Dakota produced an cli- mated 23,'iCO.OOU bushels of potatoes during 194S. such proportions ncre that poll managers sent out :in urgent appeal for more boxes. Other officers elected yesterday include: Carol Sue Dunning, vice president', Lconu Pish, secretary, and Vela Davison, reporter. The new members Include: Irene Couch. Jean Sikes. Avalee Tucker, Lillie Haygood and Kenneth Nunnery. Miss Cora Lee Coleman, home demonstration agent, and W. O. Ha- '/elbakcr, assistant county agciu. Reports were made by the fol- owing group captains: Kenneth Westmorlan, cotton captain; Kenneth Nunnery, pig captain; Eail Zachery, calf captain; Clifton Galyeon, corn captain; Leona Fish, Blytheville Woman on Peabody Summer Faculty Miss Winnie Virgil Turner, supervisor of elementary school? in BlythCTilli- distiicf, will lie n consultant in the workshop in Tvnciler Gducnlum at George Prab.idy College, Nashville, Teiin., for the second Summer tnnn. She will return to Blytheville at conclusion of the .session lo icst' her duties. gardenim; and ij.inning captain; Glviuln Hicks, clothing captain; ami Dmuild Gulyeon. poultry cnpiain [KLEENEX ... GREETING CARDS for Every Occasion TOT SHOP Phone 2308 10(5 South Second RADIOS AUTO or HOME SETS. ANY MAKE-ANY MODE We Pick-up and Deliver J. H. Flowers, Mgr., Radio Department LOY EICH CHEVROLET CO. WASHER SERVICE I'hi lip Frei VACUUM] Ctcanrrs. V';m*. Irons Hint .Sm.-ill ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. ,1. W. ADA-MS, Mer. iono 2011 ailli-CH W. 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James Neff of Uttle Rock, mnn- ngcr of the Royal Typewriter Company for Arkansas, has spent MCV- ernl dnys here with Samuel S*. Norris. Mrs. James B. Clark will leave tomorrow for an Indefinite stay in Kentucky. She will go to Caniih- crsvllle. Mo., to attend the wnd ding Thursday afternoon of Miss Jane Crews nnd Friday will 30 to the Arkansas Oxarks, attending to business in Cotter nnd Mountain Home for several days. From there she will go to Kentucky to sps-ml an extended time with relatives in Eliznbethtowu and Louisville. As Our Policy is NOT to Carry Merchandise from one Season to Another We Again Give You a Just Received ROM Brown Elk Moccasin Step-in Leather Sole 4V4 to 9. N and M Widths 5.00 The GOFF Coffee Shop Ir.vites you to dine in Summer Style Our Codec Shop now under the capable maiiaijement ot DALE CAGI.E, offers all lhat makes up a good .summer meal. A refreshing salad—cool desserts or full course dinners. Drop in tnilglil nnd leave that hot kitchen b«- lilml. Sandwiches Steaks Chops Chicken "Where friends Meet and fat" i-Hal! Price Sale Sfort/ng Wednesday, July 17 F™-*. CONNIE MARSHALL oi.' t wb» WALTER LANG ,,ZX WALTER MOROSCO Ccr,lu>yF«» Paramount News; Also Shorts Continuous Showing Everyday V Matinees Sat. & Sun. Only Box Office Opens G:45 Opens Sunday 1:00; Starts 1:15 Continuous Shows Sat. and Sun. Bargain Nighl Every Night Except Saturday. No passes honored • on Sunday at din Rnxv. All Spring and Summer Hats and Bags 1-2 PRICE One Large Group of £4 Aft Women's Hats. Special * 1 UU Miss WhitsitCs Shop Sec What's New at WH1TSITTS 308 West Main St. . Telephone 2482 • Last Time Today DOUBLE FEATURE Idea Gir! l with Jess Burke r nml .Iiilic Bishop f Conspirators wilii He[ly l.amarr anil Paul llcnrcid Thursday anil Friday MARY ASTOR ! LUCILLE BREMEN TOM BRAKE I MAK1QRIE SviAINJ Screen Ftayby levin R 13 rechcr and Fred F. 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