The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 8, 1944 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 8, 1944
Page 2
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.PAGE TWO BLYTJIEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, .SEPTKMBKR 8, 1944 Supper Club Enteitained By Mr. and Mrs. loyl Eich Mr, and Mrs'Loj Elch, who of- ''n piny bridge with ineinbm of Hie, Supper Club, entertained that group last night at' their home on Holly Street. A : three course: dinner, was served at three small tables, arranged In the"'.'living; room, which wss gay with early Pall flowers. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Cunningham ^on thf prizei. in the bridge Kvrnies plaved during the evening • *.».,» Mrs. Rose Is Hostess ~ At.Ful! Day 0{ Bridge Mrsi>'R.''C." Rose • was> hostess to members of. the .Friday Luncheon Club >esterday_ at ,her home at R.iselBrtd, ""when she entertained with an "al! T da>' bridge party, wllh both' morning apd afteinoon sessions of the popular game ot- feied former guests, with 1 luncheon sened^'fetfthe^noon houi , Roses'* and.' tuberoses ''were attrnc- IHely arranged throughout the house,-'arid'luncheon .-WHS served nt the dlnlhg > table co\eied with a •laiiuiiiade lace cloth High score ..lor the' morning gaines uent to Mrs C iP Tucker and second high to Mrs Edwin Robln- FOI, ^lule Mrs • W M McKcnzie and MM J',C Ellis'v.ere high and •^ecjnd high respecUvelj, in the games played durujg the. afternoon'. * • • • •» MI~SS George; Entertains Miss Edith . .George . was,. hostess to ^he Friendly Seven Club jc.s- terda> afternoon at her home, wh%n all,hierrtbers were present. (Jard gaines were played throughout, the;-afternoon . in'-the living room fchich was attractt\ely dec- orajed with Dearly, Fall flofters I*te mjthe* afternoon the Hostess*-served a sand*irh plale Mltli' ice 9 drinks • ; *t ( . • I\%s Stf ele I s Bride Ot Pvt:'{Thomas Rhodes Steele Bride Mrs. Tliojiit,:,' Hhodcs of fllythe- ville is the foimcr Miss Mary Alargrct Glocic, dRuglitcr of Mr. nnd Mi'.s. Dan Slcclo of Steele, Mo. E, Mo, Sept .18—Mr and Mrs Dan- Steele <hate announced lliel marrUge ol their daughter, Miss Mary ,Margar«t Steele, to Pvt, Thomas ^Rhodes; of- Blytlievlllc. The ceremony , HOS performed August 29', Airs Rhodes attended Steele high «crii>ol gmj no» is i a senior al All Sa jilts College in-Vicfaburg, Miss., whire she plans to'continue her 'ludies this'fjsll .'Private';Rhodes, ,-ls , the son of Mr| Vera, Rhodes and thp lale T. D .RhoclfB ot 'Blytheville He has just returned 1 from omseas service in -the i African, Sicilian and Italian* theaters of »ar > ' ' " * ' ' Mfss Ballentirte'Is Wed To Corp. ^RicKard Ladd , STEELE, Mo', Sept 8—Miss Joyce Bajlentine, ttajtghler of Mr and Mrs H Ballentlne, became the brijle of Corp Richard Ladd of Holland, m a ccremonj performed Mqpday the home of the officiating ininlbter, the Rex. S. B. Wftford, pastor of Fmt Methodist' Church in Brjtheyille Mrs liadd Tiore' a dress of blue with brown accessories 4. member of the 1943 graduating^ class or Steele high school, Mre Ladd has-'been emplojed nt the Count} v Etteiuipn Office in CarutherEVilly, for-'the past feiv months, ( where 1 she 11 plans to continue her work *" " ' Gorporal Ladd' is the'son of Mrs. G "Ladd of Holland, and entered the^Army in-October, 1942 He left Wednesday night'for Lincoln, Neb'i fop»reasslgnment HomeDepwttrttioii Notes f&e Cleal Michael entertained ip members ol the Shady Lane Home Dernonslratian' Club Wednesday nt hcr^homc, when three visitors also were present:' The nvcttas ^as called to order at J 30 o'clock, nith cadi member rnvwenng roll call 7,1th "How Nearly I Have Come lO'Coniplct- iiiErtMy Canning Budget" C>nniEg picltels and preparing 'chool lunches was discilsscl by the-members, and Mrs Michael 'apt. David Neal Named Chief Of Storage Branch Copt. David C. Neal, has been assigned to duty as chief of the storage branch, Warehouse Equlp- neril Paris Division of the Colum- aus Army Service Forces Depot, Columbus 5, Ohio, according .to a recent announcement by Col. S. I. Zeldner, commanding officer. Cnptnin Ncni entered the Army ns nn enlisted mnn on June, 1B42, was commissioned n second llciiten- nnt in the Quartermaster Corps In December, D42, was promoted to first lieutenant In April, 1913, nnd to captain in October, 1943. He has nlso seen duty In the Subsistence Section of the Office of Ihe Quartermaster General, Washing- Ion, D. v c. and at the Memphis ASP Depot, where he was chief of the Storage Branch, Quartermaster Supplj' Section. A graduate or Ihe University of Arkansas with the degree of B. S. In 1931', Captain Neal was n super- visor'of the U. S. Department of Agriculture In Litlle Rock, Arkansas In civilian life. He Is n member of the Rotary Club in Blylhe- ville, Ark. 'His.parents, Mr. nn ( | Mrs. O. P Neal, live In Hnrrell,, Ark. His wife Virginia resides with him at f3G Chesterfield Hond, Columbus, Ohio. Bits of News Mostly; Personal nncl Mrs. Sliaver and Mr. and Mrs. Thompion plan lo return Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Conway went to Mernphb today to be wltti their niece, Ann While, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey White of Osceola, who underwent nn enior- ccney appendectomy last night nt Baptist Hospital. George Wesley Moore, 17-year-old son of- Mi'B. C. W. Moore, left Wcd- tesdny for Parrngiit, Idaho, to bc- ;ln duty with Ihe Navy. Mr. aiul Mrs.'Kendall Berry have is their guests Dr. W. u. Scott of St. Louis and Mrs. Charles Scott c{ PltUbnre, Penn., who came down especially (o nlleiid the graduation exercises at BAAP today when Mrs. Scott's son received his wings and commission in the Army Air Forces. Mrs. Fred McGhee, who has been quite ill at her home lor the past week, was removed.lo Walls Hospital this morning for treatment. Mrs, Ix>onard Johnson has returned from Alexandria, La., where she spent a week wllli her husband, who was stationed there. 1'rlvate Johnson accompanied her home to spend his 5-day furlough here before reporting to Camp Cook, Cnllf. Jerry Berry, son of Mr. anil Mrs, Kendall Berry, Is (julte 111 at their home on Highway 18 East. Sergt. McHaney, Marine Veteran, Returns To U. S. Tech. Sergt. Jack McHaney, con of Mr. and Mrs. John McHaney. landed In the United States yesterday, after. 27 months overseas service' in the South Pacific with the Second Marine Corps. Sergeant McHnney, who has been In numerous invasions during his service overseas, wired his parents that' he would arrive home from. San Francisco within two or three weeks. Mr. and Mrs. McHnncy have two other sons In service, Lieut. Joseph William McHnney of Die Army Air Forces stationed In California', and Pvt. Bobby McHaney of tlie Marine Corps, now overseas. Mrs. Hill Is Chairman Of New Red Cross Group A Staff Assistant's Corps was organized last week under the chairmanship of Mrs. James Hill Jr., to assist the Chlckasawba District Chapter of the American Red Cross to cope with Hie mounting routine clerical work of. rendering service lo the aimed forces and to the families of men and women In service. Fifteen of the n enrolled in the Corps completed a course .of instruction conducted.Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday ol -last 1 week- by Miss Julia Limbird, executive secretary of the chapter. Each enrollcc has had previous ruining and experience In clerical vork. and lias agreed to volunteer half day's service each week for he 'duration. Jaycees Name State Chairmen' Jimmie Smothermon To Be In Charge Of Christmas Activities HARRISON, Ark., Sept. 8. (UP) — President, 11. S. Whcclor of the Arkansas Junior Chamber of Commerce has appointed stale committees to serve during 1044 nnd 1915, Committees and committee chairmen appointed by Wheeler include: Americanism—B, A. Schcned of El Dorado. Aviation—J. Smith Henley of Harrison. Christinas activities — Jlmmle Sniothermon of Blytheville. Executive training—Everett Ful- glinm of Texnrknna. Freedom of opportunity—James A. nrrk)) of F.iyellcvllle. Personnel—Frank Gamble of De Queen. Postwar preparation—Floyd Barry of Little Rock. Public health—Dr. Ed Barron of Ultle Rock. Secretaries council — Tommy Blockson of Pine Bluff. Special war service—John Holt of Fort Smith. Tax education-government afalrs -D. L. Barton of Texarkana. War materials conservation—Oarland Baker of P^ine Bluff. Youth program—J. . E. Hard of Harrison. Publicity—Carl Finch of Little Rock. Mrs. Allrcd Williams has gone to Sylvia, N. C., for a 10-day visit with friends. Mrs. E. B. Thomns and Miss Jane .McAdams spent odny in Memphis wlierc they visited Miss McAdams' grandfather, Jim Webb, who is a patient at Bnptist Hos- pltnl there,, nnd Mrs. Lucy Mc-Adams, who Is at (lie hospital with her father. Mr. Webb's condition is improved, nnd he probably will undergo an .irjerntlon soon. • Paul Pry or spent, today in Memphis with Mrs. Pryor, who is a patient nt Baptist Hospital following an operation which she underwent earlier this week. Mrs. W. W. Shaver accompanied her sister. Mrs. W. L. Thompson nnd Mr. Thompson of Mnnlln, to Piggolt, Ark., yesterday afternoon, where they were called by the death of their brother-in-law. I. W. Harlnn of Piggolt Fiinernl services were held toilny in Piggott At The Hospitals Walls i Hospital \dinltted: Eugene Garrett, Steele, Mo. *lrs. Cecil Haynes, city. Ketta Weeks, Holland, Mo. dismissed: Mrs. C. R. McCorcl, Ilornersville, lo. Mis. J. H. Mauldin and baby, atccle, Mo. Floyd Alexander, Cooler, Mo. Mrs. Clint cnlilwcll and baby, ity. lllythcvillc Hospital \dmittcd: Mrs. Joe Jones. Tomato. Memphis Baptist Hospital Dr. Floyd Webb. city. Memphis Jlethodlst Hospital E. o. Swnfford, Ilnyti, Mo. read the poam, "Too Busy." followed by prayer by Mrs. Murray Mcllaffcy. Gaines were played during the recreational hour, willi a prize swarded Mrs. F. T. Dixon. Sandwiches, apple pic r. In mode and iccc! drinks were served. The ne;'t meeting will be in the home of Mrs. Jimmy Hipp. PLEASE :,f -WRAP )T -ASA •GIFT, Western Union Given Citation For War Service The Certificate of Appreciation of the United Stales Army signal Corps hns been awarded the Wcsl- mi Union Telegraph Company for ils "patriotic service to our country in the .world-wide-conflict,", it was announced toilny by H. E. Bracey, local mnnnger of the tolcgrnph company. \ The ccrtlflcale was presented by Major General Harry C. Ingles, chief signal officer, and received on behalf of Ihe telegraph company personnel by A. N. Williams, president. In announcing the award, Genera! Ingles stated: "Western Onion's speed and cooperation in furnishing crilicnllj needed seml-nutomatic telegraph equipment, training its Washington operating personnel in Army tplc- typcuTiter procedure, establishing the Woshlonijton-LoiKlon Varioplex supplying ocean cable apparatus and making available trained technicians to serve as Army officers and enlisted personnel, have mnlc- rlnlly aided Ihe Signal Corps in Us, giganllc Insk of furnishing lo Ihe Onited Slates Army the world's greatest military communications system." ' MARGARET'S BEAUTY SHOP IH B. Pint Phone 2532 Bring Us Your Beauty Problems Modern Equipment Expert Beautician* DANCE Thursday — Friday — And Saturday NigbU 9:30 to 1 O'Clock In the Beautiful Blue Room of the HOTEL NOBLE Admission 65c Incl. Tax MINNIE LEE JONES Teacher of Piano Announces reopening of lie classes tor beginners and advanced pupils. Enroll Now Kor Convenient Hours. Studio 807 Chickasawba Phone.2991 Mrs. Dalton C. Fowlston, B. A. M. S. M. Announces OPENING OF FALL CLASSES In * PIANO — ORGAN — VOICE Former Now York Organist nnd Teacher Pupil of Clarence Dickinson President of Union Theological Seminary School ol Music For Appointment Phono or Wrlto jjrs. Dillon C. Fowlston 1101 Chlekasawba Phone 2M9 SENTIMENTS EXPRESSED WITH FLOWERS, properly designed, nre remembered always. Our flowers lire al- "vays fresh, and all work la guaranteed to please. Let our expert Designers help you wllh your floral needs. ^FLOWER SHOP F.T.D. Service We Deliver Anywhere Fn. m Mrs. J. M. (Mac) Wll ll«ms, owner Gltncoe Bldg. MAIL BETWEEN SEPTCM0ER CHRISTMAS. PACKAGES MUST HOT POUNDS \NHEN WRAPPER. MUST NOT BE MORE THAN F'FTeEN INCHES IH LtNGTH,..MUSTNOTMFA$U»E MORE. THAN THIRTY-SIX Mrs. Ed B. Cook Attends Meeting Of State Group Mrs. Ed B. Coox, newly appointed state membership chairman for tile American Legion Auxiliary, was In Little fiopk yesterday to attend a membership meeting.of department heads 10 formulate plans for the current state wide membership drive. Goal for tlie drive has been set at 0,000. Attending the meeting, .in addition to Mrs, Cook, were Mrs. Neill Heed of lleta- Springs, stale president, Mrs. Eli Bennett Jr., of Little Rock, immediate past president, Mrs. O. M. Attaway of E! Dorado, first vice president, Mrs. M.. L. Carson of Harrison, second vice president, and Mrs O. F. Coonibe of I.Jtlle Rock, secretary. Mrs. Cook expects to leave Fri- riny lo ,'ittoml Die National American Lotion convention in Chicago, which convenes on Sunday through Wednesday of next week. No Neeil to Starve COLUMBIA. 3. C. <VP)—M the city market licr'c' Is a s'.gn proclaiming:' "Free peanuts (o any servlci'innn broke." PACK ANP WRAP 5eap£t-Y m A STRONG- BOX ..PO MOTO^e A ;:>- COMPLETELY AKPTHOROUGHLY;. gJl;-£iWH&T POSTAOE YOU MUST PAV TWE FOLL POSTAGE OF-TttE OVERSEAS ,TtlE POST OFFICE YOU MAI L IT TO WE PORT OF -EMBARKATION POST OFFICE..., NOT lSHABJ-e FOODS 1NTOXI CANT 1 ? - « EAPOH^ POl"X3N?.-U&HTEP /WATCHES Af*E STRICTLY PROWBITEP,.,, PACKAGEA^' N GIFT PACKAGE" Meetings A School' of Insinietion for the Order of the Eastern Star will be iclrt at Leachvlllc on Sept. 15, beginning at 1:30 p. m. There are about 60,000 different surnames in England. StJoseph ASPH3IN WORLDS 1ABCESI 5HIEB MID 500 oilier MON&UCH Food*— all Juit as Good 1 New Shipments of ANTIQUES "Arc Arriving- Almost Daily! Come In, We Like "Shoppers'*. The Gift Shop Modern & Antique Gifts MOSS BRYAN Last (hand FQNBERG'S Annual Summei Dresses - Coats - Suits - Playclothes Accessories - Reduced Below Cost! SALE ENDS SATURDAY NIGHT AT 10 Third Annual Thursday - Friday- Saturday Nights On Railroad Street Between Walnut & Chickasawba * Bingo * Dart Ball * Pop Corn * Wheel Games * Ball Ihrowing Games * Clean Fun For Young and Old! Sponsored and Conducted by Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce Cootinaoat Showi Efery D*jr Box Office Opens 1:45 8hovr Starts 2:00 U5XKN TO KLCN * (jo. 12:45 p.m. 4:M | Lnsl Time Today Lady in the Dark i Ginger Itogers uncl lluy Mil lii.uiiuunl Nf«'S :uul Short Subjects Saturday A REP U BU C' PICTURJ Serial: "Descrl Hawk" S and Short Con. Showing Sal'day 1:00 to 11:30 Sunday and Monday BARRYMOHE E?elpASREBS (i^ lane VB5CE8T Lois COLLIE ^^ A UNIVERSAL PICTURE 1H Paramount News nnd Shorts Contlnnons Showing Sun, Ills to II Hatlnen Sit. & Snn. OB!J Opens each night 6:45; starts 'j Opens Sunday 1:00; Start* 1:11 Ctntionocj Sliowa Bit. an* Bun. B»ri»ia Mibt Xverj Nicht Except B»tnrday. ' N» yum bonored on 3iE<»y tf Liisl Time Today Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage w£ with Fay Bainler Selected Short Sulijecls Saturday Undercover with William Boycl "TIic riiantom" Xct. 11 ami Sliorl. Con. Sliowlng Sat'day 1:00 to 11:S8 Sunday and Monday Fox News niul Selected Short Conttadons Bhowinf Sun. 1:15 to

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