The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 17, 1951 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 17, 1951
Page 4
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»a BLTTHETILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEW* WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1951 OSCEOLA NEWS Methodist Circles Entertain With Supper The combined circles of thfe Methodist church entertained the Missionary society of the Keiser and the Wesleyan Guild of Osceola Monday night. Mrs. Feber E. White, Mrs. John E. Phillips and Mrs. Vernon Tindal] were In charge oi the tables. Mrs. F. O. Gwyn, Mrs, Harry Matlock and Mrs, Bettye Nelte Starr were in charge of floral decorations. Mrs. Earl Robbins. Mrs. Ralph Woodruff, Mrs. Victor Bell and Mrs. Herbert Hobbs were menu chairmen. Each of the eight banquet tables were centered with low crystal bowls of dahlias shading from maroon to a delicate shade of pink. The buffet table featured a long arrangement of shocking r< nk dahlias accented with white Ageratum. The table was laden with silver platters of food. Following the supper Mrs. Eugene Bhaneyfelt. chairman of the circles planned a skit "Anne Skeptical." Others taking part In the* skit- wore Mrs. Earl Robblns, Mrs. Harold Fergus, Mrs. Ralph Wilson, Mrs. Harold Jones, and Mrs. E. II. Burns. The Rev. Garland Taylor, pastor of the First Methodist church, and the Rev. Harrison, ol Kelser, were special guests. * • * Library Open House Is Attended by Many Sunday afternoon, the Mississippi County Library held open house to the greatest number of people to come through its doors for one event since Its opening. The occasion was the second anniversary of the opening of. the Sl- mon-Lenskl reading room for children. The corner was dedicated by Miss Lois Lenskl in October, 1949, when she visited the library In Osceola. Charlie May Simon, native daugh- ! ter and writer of children and adult books, is also honored in the children's corner. Six small girls, friends of the writer* through association with " their works, were in the receiving line. The girls were Adelaide Williams . of Marked Tree, Helen Moore, Eliz{ abeth Anne Ivy, Jimmie Lee Bass, Mary White and Sandra Sanders. All represented the school children who staged a cotton picking contest at Yarbro for Miss Lenskl while the writer was gathering material for her book, "Cotton In My Back." * * • HM Birthday Dinner MJS. Jtm PlUman complimented her husband with a birthday dinner Thursday night when she invited Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Reese of Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. J. Fred Smith Mrs. Annie Mae Driver, Mrs. Mnmle Conway, Mrs. Pearle Conway and Miss Betty Sue Conway and Raymond Cartwrlght to help celebrate The guests were seated at two dining tables each centered will bronze chrysa nthe mums n nd fal foliage. Following dinner the guestJ played canasta. Presbyterian Women Meet Mrs. Joe Cromnr, Mrs. Allen Sea' graves and Mrs. Blodgett were -hos lessee to the Women of the Pres byterian church Monday afternoon The 30 members who were prc sent were entertalned in the ne\ educational room recently complet ed. Beautiful arrangements of earl; fall flowers and russet shades o foliage wer* placed at- Interval around the room. "Weaving Life's Pattern" was th topic of the program. Followin the meeting the hostesses serve: refreshments. Locals Johnny Earl Speck, student a the University of Arkansas spent STARR GAZING V M'l e Si, Once there was • young blade in Osceola who was eort of wild (for those days). His family sent him away to school, His father presented him with the Bible and told him If he would read it through he would give him a hundred dollar bill. When he came home for Christmas and was unpacking his valise, his father a/.ked him if he was ready for the hundred dollar hill. He said yes, he had read every word of the Bible, hut when his ather opened the book to the 23rd salm there was the $20 bill he ad placed there for proof that e had read that far, Bo, the son st SI20. In using the word "route" do on say "root 61 " and "mall rant" I'll bet you do. Don't we all? arr ers working lor theml WILSON NEWS The Wilson Parent-Teachers Association will meet tomorrow afternoon, at 3. In the high school auditorium. Kermit Kelwr of Memphis pit thenuelvM on the back a little to get ahead. When you Are there any of the 48 states who have a law that can sue a politician for breach of campaign promises? If not, why not? . . Definition of an ad till: One who has ceased to grow at both ends and has begun to grow In the middle. , . The stale of Vermont has 227 library systems. Can you recall divinity crtndy being called glucose candy? Anne Porter Little Lun Williams Til afe diner with one of his many grand- lolhers Inst week. When he was slllng another one what he hart or dinner, he said he had "moth ills end spaghetti.'" A lot of old time Nepro women till think it's their duty to "work nt" and let their old man putter round (lie house till day. One told me once: "It's like this, liss Dettye, I makes de living and ? makes de livin' worth while. 11 If that's not 50-50 what is It? The majority of people don't want nyone to play up to them in ic presence of others and those thers feel just about "so big" when on do ... The,tulip is a symbol f peace. Hang that picture made In your orgcous wedding gown over the ook stove. You'll either get furious very time you lock at. it or It will 3c an Incentive for you to try and eep that "here comes the bride 1 ' ook. I wonder how many more yeans t'H be before the "wet backs" will lave the Mississippi County larm- thft weekend with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin vSpeck and family. Guests of Mrs. E. M. Aycrs for Sunday included Mrs. Rome Browne. Mrs. C. A. Hovey. Mrs. Henry Humphreys. Miss Connie Turner, all of Blytheville. Dr. and Mrs. George Thompson, of Memphis, and Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Mat lock of Gilmore. were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ma Hoc k. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Ivy and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Mat lor k attended the Vanderbilt-Oie Miw football j game in Memphis Saturday. Mr. and- Mrs. Jack Wilson, Mr nd Mrs, Arch Catchlngs and Mr. nd Mrs. Charles Robinson spent unday In Mountain Home looking ver a site to build a summer ottage. Mrs. P. O. Gwyn, Mrs. Sue Pen- ilngton, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Brown Gwyn and daughter, Jenny, of "Wilon, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. M. N. Mclner in Kennctt, Mo. Mrs. Madeline Campbell spent the veekend with her son, James V/nl- ace Campbell, and family, in Belle- lle, ill. Ben Flannlgan ami son, Bob, of Memphis, spent Saturday with Mrs B. FJannigan, Bob's great grandmother. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Williams entertained their son, Frank Jr., and David Mass, of Beebe, over the weekend. The boys arc students the University of Arkansas, Another son, En 1 , v vvho attends Western Military academy, Alton, 11!., wil be home this week end. Mrs. Wntham Preivitt Sr., her m, Richard, and his wife, all celebrated their birthdays with a family dinner at the home of Mrs. Wathnm Prewitt Sunday. Charles Johnson, teacher at Cotton wood Point, Mo., attended the open house at, the library Sundny. HP Is taking a course In children's literature at Arkansas State College. Jones bciro. Pfc. Billie Sue Schoolar is spending her two weeks furlough in Osceola before going over seas. She has been stationed in Denver. Colo. Travfs (Mrt. Sam Glen of Portland, Ore.) named her new son "Anthony Michael." Faith and begora, the lad will be called Tony for short. That's the way It goes Tony and that's no blarney. . . . Sign in man's hat store: Hats altered to fit any promotion." A first-time offender was brought into Judge PrewiU's court. The clerk read 'The State of Arkansas Versus Henry Jones." Henry jumped to his feet and said, "GocdGod- amjghty! What a gang agin' me!" . . . Thanks to Mrs. J. B. Wilson of Joiner and Mr. and Mrs Tal Tongate for their generous donations for Kennedy Hospital. These acts of mercy work like a boomerang. Just wait and see if they don't. . . There are three kinrts of opera: horse, soap and grand . , • take your pick. "The bigger they are the harder they fall/' Confucius didn't say It but it's been said and proven more lines than Truman has had plc- nros made of hirruself (grinning, to be sure). I guc.Rs tf we had colored televl- ilcn. his face might be a little red over the James P. Finnegati scan- Inl. Don't you reckon? It seems to me. ami I am no politician, that Truman should have done* his investigation on our public servants tha!) before they took office and not wait until Mr. and Mrs. John Q. Public did it for him. What a me^.s, what a mess we're in. Strike .ip the band Carrie Nation, The fellow who expects something for nothing gets exactly that . . nothing, Sometimes H helps a person to blouse under your coat, do you button every button? I'll bet you don't and then get in a hot room and can't remove your coat. Whew I This gorgeous Indian Summer! Do you know that European countries enjoy this weather and call It Saint Martin's Bummer, Old Woman's Summer (that's for me) and All Hallow Summer? Have you thought of ambrosia for Sunday dinner since fresh coconuts are in now ... or docs it Just pleasi your appetite on Thanksgiving am Christmas? Tradition is a funn thing. Back when everybody was wearing hand knit dresses, my hip twne stuck out BO I couldn't wear them Now that they're baok in style again it's not my hip bones that stick out It's Tunny what 20 years will do TO you (not FOR you). If you're bubbling over with hap pin ess, don't hunt up somebody who Isn't and sputter all over them , you know the olrl saying, misery loves company. Let 'em enjoy being unhappy. win 4emonM*et« raent. Mra, Gilbert Wiley was hostese when the Methodist Women's Solely of Christian Service met at ler home Monday afternoon. Miw Jenny McAfee who Is a student at St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing in Memphis, was home during the weekend. She is the daughter of Mr, and Mrs. T. J. Mc- Mlss Sir a Elklns, daughter of Mr,! and Mrs, Charles Elklns, who at- [ tends Hendrix College Jn Conway,; spent the weekend at home. Mr.' Elkins motored to Conway Friday : to accompany her to Wilson. [ Carold Ray, who attends Arkan- ' sas State College, Jonesboro, was; home for the weekend. j Miss Bobbie Mae Griffin, who at- ; tends St. Joseph Hospital School cf i Nursing in Memphis, was home for the WilEon-Earle football game. Her j parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Grif- j fin and brother, Charles, accompanied her back to Memphis after the game. | Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Standefcr of Wilson and Mr. and Mrs. F. L. i Standefer of Memphis attended the \ homecoming game at Arkansas | State College in Jonesboro Saturday i nfehrt. Mte Dot* Btaafefw, t«r of Mr. and Mre. 0. 8. SUnd«- ler, who attend* th« college returned to Wilson with them for the remainder of the weekend. MOM Bryan of Blythevllle was a dinner guest of the 8tandef«rs Sunday. Keith and Allison Archey of Miraphk were th« weekend guests of Patty Otrminy and her family. Mrs. Buford Boyles, Jr., and baby daughter, Eleanor Suaanne, rf Jonesooro are me guests of Mr. and Mrj. Buford Boyle*, Sr., and son. Tommy, thl« week. The United States produce* one- fourth to one-third of the world's apple crop, according to tha Encyclopedia Britannica. Read Courier News Classified Ad». .Una/ Home Permanent Wave Use ANY Plotlic Curlers «.»h REFILL Kef ill !0t in- 1225*-WOODS DRUG STORE The Admiral in my family — my 17-year-old Navy man, "Son," — writes that he is editing (lie ship's newspaper. This will come as a big surprise to his spoiling and English PENNEY'S YOU'RE INVITED TO teacher, to he sure . . to say nothing of what it did' to me. Wonder !f Momma and Poppa Cow, telling their baby calf the facts of life, would dare mention oleomargarine? ... Do you have trouble with the middles of boiled onions coming out in the cooking? Try this poke a hole through the center before cooking them. It works. I don't know how an old maid gets Into the "Weeping Widow's" club, but every now and then Miss lanche Cleere goes along for the de . . . nnd enjoys it. Come to hink about It, maybe she has a rea- in to enjoy it. ... Frost is getting the pnnkin'. It's about time to ock up on nose drops and gargles and long .drawers. 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