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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 8, 1940
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PAGE TWO COURIER Tragic Refugee - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER. 8, 1940 Ctab U HAS Pirty At Chifchftvse Thursday Mr. and Mrs. Earl Buckley, Mr. - and Mrs. Chester Caldwell, and Dr. and Mrs. -Fred Child entertained members of Club 28 and guests for a dance at the Woman's club Thursday night. A" midnight supper was served from a table decorated with chrysanthemums and autumn leaves. "Guests were: Mr. and Mrs, Sam Owens, Mr. and Mrs. John Deen, Mr. and Mrs. Shelburne Brewer, :Dxv and Mrs. E. M. Nixon, Mr. and : Mrs, Charles Penn,, Mr. and Mrs. Farnsworth Black, Mr. and Kirs. Elton W. Kirby, Dr. J. L. Peterson, Mark Smith, Mr. and Mrs. 'W. H. Minyard, Miss Laura Hale, ;arid Herbert Voland ol New Rochelle, N. J. •'::*» Plays With CJub Mrs. Ed Williams played cards with members of the Thursday .Afternoon club yesterday when they •were entertained at the home of Mrs. Rosco Crafton. Fall flowers and Thanksgiving tallies used for the games emphasized the approaching holiday. A dessert plate was served after the games. The prize went to Mrs. Louis Applebaum. AH Club Members Attend Bridge Party All the members of the Thursday Bridge club attended the party given Thursday afternoon by Mrs. "L. H. Butt in the Club room of the Rustic Inn. Autumn tallies and mixed bouquets of Pall flowers made a colorful decorative note for the party. Refreshn^nts were served after the games in which Mrs. George A. Hamilton was high and Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe, second high scorer. • * » Is Hostess to Club Mrs. Henry. Humphrey was hostess to members of the Thursday Contract "club 'and one guest, Mrs. W. H, Minyard. for a party at her home Thursday. -Decorations were in the Pall colors with . chrysanthemums used by the hostess for- the centerpiece of the luncheon table. -"Mrs. Carroll Blakemore received high" and Mrs. Minyard. second high score prize. • *- * Are Guests of Club Mrs. Elton W. Kirby, Mrs. James "Hiil Jr., and Mrs: John Cook Robertson .were guests ol Mrs. M, O. "Usrey Thursday when she was hostess for the -Mifi-Week Bridge club party. - - \ Lunch* was served at ihe dining table which had a Centerpiece of iFall, flowers. In the games which followed Mrs. Harry W-'Haines was presented the,club prize and, Mrs. Hill, the guest prize. • * 9 ' Accepts Bid Miss Veda McCormick, daughter ' of Mr. and Mrs. Ofcis McCormick, who is attending Harding College atrSearcy, has accepted ajaid from the Tofebt club, one of tne outstanding social clubs on the campus. Miss McCormick is a member of the freshman class. • # » Pledges Fraternity Victor Ivy, student at the UnV . yersity. of^ Fayetteville, has been pledged 'to Alpha Gamma Hho fraternity. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R, Ivy. ' , • * - • Pledges Honorary Group Miss Mary D. Fitzgerald, daughter <• of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Fitzgerald,-has pledged Pi Omega Pi, national *-.;hon.orary fraternity foi commercial* teachers 'at Arkansas State College, Jonesboro, where she is a .sophomore.' Requirements for membership ic .thefraternity are based on scholarship, "character, servitude and dependability. Miss Fitzgerald is also an active member of Alpha Sigma social so> rority, F. W. ^C. A., press club, commercial'clubland international relati** Mrs. M. A. Isaacs, Mrs. Harry Kirby and Mrs. Charles Rose. In .the games which followed lunch, Mrs. R. p. Kirshner was high and Mrs. Russell Phillips, second high among the club members. Guest prize went to Mrs. Bell * * « Kavc r.urtco Party. Mrs. Hubert Wnde and Mrs. Claude Briley entertained 12 gue'sis for a bunco party 'Wednesday afternoon at''the'Wade homo. Prizes in the games went to Mrs. Herman Grimes for high score, Mrs. Pete Boney for lo'.v scon- and Mrs. Wade for traveling. A sandwich plate with hot chocolate was served at the conclusion of ^ the games. * * « Discuss Christmas Plans. Christmas plans were discusseo Thursday nisrht at a meeting of the Young Women's Missionary so- c.ety of the First Church of the .Kazarene at the home of Mrs Bob Tyrone. Scripture readings from the 14th chapter of John and the third chapter of Second Peter were read and commented on by Miss Dorothy Ry!ee and Mrs. Jack Parker. Mrs, Fletcher Spruce talked on "Missions". Prayers were offered by Mrs. Harold Thompson, Miss Ryiee and Mrs. Fred Stevens. * * • Hcnw Recent Bride. Mrs. Jewell Gowan was complimented with' a miscellaneous shower given by her aunt, Mrs. Lily Sfsk, Wednesday night at her home on Kentucky avenue. Mrs. Gowan was.before her recent marriage. Miss Dorothy Sisk. A Thanksgiving motif was carried out in the sandwich plate served with iced drinks. Chrysanthemums were the floral decorations used. . • The twenty five guests played games after the guest of honor had opened her gifts. ' • * * * ' C.'ass Has Meeting Thirteen niernbers, of the Be- rcan Sunday school class of the First Presbyterian church met Thursday;, night in the home of Mrs. Mattie Allen for committee reports and discussion of activities. ; .'.* • Mrs. : Roy Walton and Mrs. J. Nick Thomas were appointed a committee to collect and distribute .magazines to the women of the Calumet chapel. • ' The meeting night of the class has been changed from the fourth •to the first, Thursday of'the •month because of conflictign meetings in the church. < . /.,, .", The^grou^ >yni next meet Dec. 5 at tiie home' of' Mrs. J. Nick Thomas. A dessert course of gingerbread and whipped cream was 1 served curing the social hour.-Games and, contests amused the guests. • • ' -'••*• Entertains Club. Members of the Cee-Que Bridsje 'lub were entertained Thursday/ night at a party given by -Mis:. Patty June Davis at the home 01 ,er aunt. Mrs, .W. D. Chamblir?. Flaying with the club--members ;ere five guests: Mrs. John Thomas Scanlon of Cleveland, O.. nous?.-. .usst of Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Me-- Sutchen, Miss Mildred Moore, Miss Mary Spain Usrey, Miss 1 Nancy Xirshner and Miss Margaret Shaver. A .dessert course was served af- Isr.the games. Miss Virginia Little .vas high and Miss Maurine Bran- -cri, second high among the club ncmbers. .Guest .prize went tj i-liss Kirshner. centerpiece' of roses was ar• ranged.ob the dining table of Mrs. A:\<3:CLiUle /Thursday afternoon wben • she" entertained members of t^^/Thursday Luncheon club and foof^cuestsjior a party at her home , - Guexts^Vere: Mrs. James H. Bell LATE TO CLASSIFY -,. .^Fw Safe , 646' acres cut-over land. Just over Arkansas line- in Missouri. At right price'. 'Rollison anch Co. 111 No: Second, phcne 1128. 8-ck-if /eiriberfcV Fashion Shop To Hold Formal Opening Feinberg's Fashion Shop, a new iadies ready-to-wear store located at 313 "West Main street, will hold its formal, opening Saturday, it was announced today by Phil Peinberg. owner. The new store is occupying the former location of the Mead Clothing Company. Merchandise handled by the .store includes coats, dresses, hats, lingerie and other items of apparel which will include many nationally advertised, brands. Mr. Peinberg, who 5s well known here, also operates a similar store at Cape Girardeau. He plans t.c supervise both places but Mis? Ceiestia Swank, who has movec* here from Cape Girardeau. will serve as^. resident manager of ihe Blythevilie, store. The personnel of the business includes five local people, Mrs. Jim Burns. Miss Kathleen Thompson. Mrs. John Long. Mrs. Guy Maxwell and Mrs. L. Cleveland Miss Edna Lee Ayres To Wedji C. Matlock OSCEOLA, Ark., Nov. 8. — An announcement of interest to Osce- oia society Ls that made today by Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Ayres announcing the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter. Edna Lee Ayres, to Harry Carlton Matloc^ of this city. The wedding will be solemnized during the Christmas holiday season at the Presbyterian' church in this city. Miss Ayres has been reared in Osceola and is a popular member of the social set. She was graduated from 1 Oscepla High Schpol and the Bandy Secretarial School. She is employed in the offices of the Pigg Abstract Company, . . Mr. Matlock is the son of Mr, and Mrs. J. C. Matlock of Giimore but formerly of Mississippi County He is a-graduate of Wilson High School and attended the University of Arkansas where • he became : H member of Lamrta phi Alpha fraternity. He is assistant manager of the Osceola Lumber Company. 'Raz/Je Dazzle" Band Exhibition Tonight Planned An unusuul band and pep squac 3 demonstration is being planned for tonight's football •., game between Jonesboro and : Blythevilta at Haley Pield by the bands of both schools and the local pep. squad. While "God Bless America" rings out across the stadium, the three units willform the letters U. s. A Spectators, will' join with the pep squad in .•singing' 1 the -chorus. The Jonesboro director will conduct. • The first part of the intermissior: at the half-will consist of formations, maneuvers, and letters by the. Jonesboro band. During this time the field lights .will,be turned off to .emphasize the. illuminated cap? and Instruments., of the Jonesboro bandsmen. The Blytheville band program will consist of a single-file entry, a high step, minstrel turn, special reverse and:oblique maneuver, and conclude with a map of Arkansas outlined in "confetti by the major.- etfces, with.'-the. .'letters' J & E placed on .the map, while the band is playing "Arkansas Traveler." The concluding number of .the program -at : llie., naif will be the massed- 'number .by .the two bands and pep squad -in. forming. U. S..A.; Cotton Pick Contest Newsree! Arrives Here The .Fox Movietone newsreel of the National Cotton' Picking Contest staged here recently, and which has. been shown throughout the country, arrived in Blytheville this morning after a delay "and will i be shown at the Ritz theater Fji- ! day, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. An error in the mailing room of the Fox company caused the wrong film to be shipped for the Wednesday and Thursday showing. A Paramount newsreel shown more than a week ago included several scenes of the contest and the Fox reel, run this morning in a test to make sure the proper film had arrived, shows even more than the other reel, It Js estimated that motion pictures of the contest will-be seen by 60,000,000 theater goers Bits of New§ Mr, and Mrs. J. Louis Cherry went to .Paris Thursday lor a yi^it with Mr. Cherry's relatives before going to Fayetfceville Saturday for the homecoming game between University of Arkansas , and . Rice Rosco Crafton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rosco Crafton, is able 'to be out after having been quite ill of a streptococcic infection in the •JsioocL He underwent treatment at Campbell's clinic in Memphis for two weeks. . Miss Prances Holland is In Little Rock, for a state meeting of librarians. Mrs. Byron M. Morse has gone to Little Rock for a visit with her son, Byron R. Morse, and Mrs Morse. She was met in Memphis today by Mrs. Morse's mother, Mrs J. W. Tucjcer, who took her to Little Rock. Mrs. p. D. Underwood entered Memphis Methodist hospital today for a tonsilectomy. Mr. Underwpod and their daughter, Mrs. H. H. Houchins, are • in Memphis with her. ; . .Mr. and Mrs. B, P. Walker and Daughter, Mrs. Lilla Jones, anrt son, Guy Walker, and Mrs. Walker and Mrs, John Ross, will go to St. Louis Saturday for the football game between /Virginia -Military Institute and Washington University. Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Walker's, son, Byron, senior nt V. M. I., is an outstanding player for the school. While there, the Walkers and their family will be the guests "of their nephew, W.. T. Bowden. Bill}--. Winburn, of West Memphis, will be the guest of his sister, Mrs. Farmer England, and Mr. England tonight. He is corning up, especially for the game between' Jonesboro and Blytheville. . .Miss Carolyn Haley and Miss Lillian Shaver are in. Little .Rock- for the convention of the Arkansas Education association. A. Conway is improving after having been ill for a 'week. He ii> still confined to his home. Miss Elizabeth Ann Wilson, who was :a student at the University of j Arkansas at Fayetteville last year/i left tod^y for Fayetteville to at-! tend' the Homecoming., game.;.-be-j tween :: Arkansas^-'and Rice. 'She;? will be STORIES IN STAMPS Slrining Example of Smart Style 301,754 pounds" of "factory cheese, an Increase of. 377,881 pounds o— iho -tire-ceding' year A war refugee who wept with grief upon landing safely in .the United States was Mrs. Monica Linya, daughter of Thomas "Mann, famed anti-Nazi German author. Pictured on arrival at New York, she said she and her husband, Jeno Linya, sailed together on the ill-fated City of Benares. He was killed when refugee ship was tdroedoed. Pan American Director Gejs Philatelic Horor T\R. LEO STANTp?* ROWS, dl•^ rector general of ' the Pan American Unipn for 20 years, is the fourth living American to be honored philatelicnlly. Dr. Rowe's portrait appears in the oval at left on the Nicaraguan stamp above, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Unioa. The design also includes the Statue of Liberty and xnassed flags of 21 republics against a background of Nicaragua's coastline. Other Jiving Americans whose portraits are found on foreign postage ' issues are: President Roosevelt, on stamps of Brazil, Guatemala, and Turkey; Mrs- Carrie Chapman Catt, Turkey; and CoL Charles A. Lindbergh, Spain. Dr, Rowe was torn at McGregor, Jowa, educated in the midwest and at Philadelphia. During the World War he was assistant secretary of the treasury, later became chief of the division of. Latin American affairs ip thie State Department. Since September, 1920, he has headed the Pan American Union. How To Relieve Bronchitis Creomulsion relieves promptly because it goes right to the seat or the trouble to help loosen and excel • germ laden phlegm/and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender in. , flamed bronchial mucou* mem- 1 branes, Tell your druggist to sell you I a bottle of Creomulaton with the understanding you must like the way it 1 QUicfcly ajlayg the .cough or you are , to have your money back. " ' CREOMULSION for Couehs, Chesr Colds, Bronchitis HnmiLTon Evrard Will Address Radio Amateurs Meeting Marcus Evrard, local attorney will be guest speaker at the. second annual meeting of amateur radio enthusiasts from six states, who belong to the Moarky Amateur Ra- •iio Association, to be held in.Bly- theville Sunday. The Hamfest is attracting'.members from Missouri, Arkansas and Kentucky, the territory originally included in the organization, and West Tennessee, Southwest Illinois and North Mississippi, who have later joined the group. It'is expected that the attendance will be larger than at the first annual meeting, also held in Blytheville, when 83 were present. The Hamfest will be at the Wot man's Club where equipment wil' j be displayed and 7 informal talks made, beginning : at "10 o'clock DALTER PE LISO created these » smartly draped, turban-tied evening shoes of iridescent, reversible jersey. They come in several colors. Lunch will be served by Dogwood Home Demonstration Club. During; 1938 the province of Manitoba, .Canada, produced .'3, We feature, with pardonable patriotism, Hamilton . . . America VFjnc Wateh . . . a spleadid example of American leadership in prccisioo timepieces. will ;Jbe • ay guest of friends in tfte_ JgHIS smart, new bit of home! •erid.f "Shells going up "with Mr. and~ more "~comfor table, ''it records' Mrs* JetHe -Driver, of Osceola. temperature and humidity. Zones Mr. and Mrs. Bob Swearehgen, on, the dial are plainly marked to of Memphis, will be the week ena- show -the proper relation which' quests of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Burns: should exist between these two arid Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Leggett. elements. The modernistic case is Miss Vinnye Haynes and "Miss °£ v -beautifully' grained walnut, Rosalie Kreager. of Jonesboro, wi!l hand-rubbed, with maple trim. be the dinner guests of Miss Louise Leggett and family tonight. They are coming over especially for the Blytheville-Jonesboro .game. Mrs. T. H. Plemmohs of Charlotte, N. C., came Thursday for a RAF Plane Gets U. S. 'Veneer (UPJ of New Millions N. B. of board feet Brunswick and Northern Maine yellow birch .will be cut this winter visit with her daughter, Mrs. C. W.. yei i ow ^ cn wm be cut lhis winter •Afflick,- and family.- • -. .,1 a ? d sl ? l PP ed fc o England as veneer for construction of Royal Air Force planes. --„. . Miss Marjorie Ward of CJeve- J land, Miss., wpj come tonight to "be the week .end guest of Miss Mary Spain Usrey. ^ . . . Mrs. A. Conway and Mrs. God- , T^ ket Sophers do not carry dirt frey White and daughter, Ann, of' l " : - th ^ rf cfheek P° u *es. They push Csceola,.are spending today in I tuhe , dlrt fTOm the nole with then- Memphis. ' heads and feet. At The Hospitals '" Walls Hospital Cecil James, Steele, admitted. C. T. RatelifT. Steele, admitted. W. D. Raymond Jr.. Osceola. dismissed Mrs:- Dallas, Smith and baby Leachville. dismissed. Blytheville Hospital Born to Mr. and Mrs E F Meador, city. a daughter Friday raoniing. weighing seven pounds and seven ounces. , KIcmphis Baptist HcspHal j Paul Bell. Bassett. admitted. ! Memphis Methodist Hospital Born to Mr. and Mrs. Benson' Bruce, Keiser. a son. f ownsend Club b To Meet Tonight Townsend Club No. One will meet tonight at 7:30 o'clock with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ogle at 609 South Lake street. Air members are urged to attend this meeting, officers stated. Squirrel Is Family Fct DEXTER, Me. (UP)—A two-year- old pet squirrel, now sleeps beside the cats, dogs and kittens in Henry Thurlow's ho'me. FOOTBALL FANS Our coffee *hop wili be open for your con- >eDienc« Friday night after the Jonesboro- Blfthefffle ^ame. Drop in with your crowd for ricaki, sandwiches, etc. HOTEL NOBLE J s A Reality Colds'GoDown Get After Distress l&prwtd Vidfcs Wiry If a cold lias "gene down." causing, coughing, muscular soreness. pr_ irritation in upper broncWal tubes, see what a "VapoRub Massage" can do for you! With this raore thorough treatment, the poultice-and-vapor actwn of Vicks VapoRub more cSec,tively P , rax ar passages \rith soothing mrtictoal vapors ..STMWUTCS chest and oacic like a Avarming poultice or gastcr. . .STARTS REUOMS misery nght av."ajr« Results delight even ola friends of VapoRub. • • lts eaeflts ~ massage vappRub for 3 minutes on IM- FOR i AXT ETB-'AREA OF BACK •as-vdj as throat and chest- spread a thick layer ;<m chest, cover ^ritl) a warmed cloth. BE SURE to use genuine, time- tested VAPORDB ________ '• YOU'LL DO YOUR WORK BETTER You can't dp your hesl work if you're bolhcrcil by the lack of necessary glasses. If you suspoct that you are ^ot producing as much as you could and feel tired and irritable, it will pay you to have Dr. J. L. Guard, graduate optometrist. check your eyes. Latesi Modern Equipment GUARD'S Jewelry & Optical Store WORLD'S LARGEST SELLER W1Q EVERY SAT. NIGHT BLUE ROOM ... HOTEL NOBLE Mr. & Mrs. .lessee Stilt J. T. Sud bury Special Newsflashes FRIDAY-SATURDAY SUNDAY & MONDAY : BLYTHEViLLE NATIONAL COTTON PICKING CONTEST and also PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT'S RE-ELECTiON Nervous Girls! Cranky? Restless? Can't sleep? Tire easily? Because of female functional "disorders" causing monthly distress? Tnea try Lydta E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, PinkJiam's Compound is famous for helping such rundown, nervous conditions. Made especially for tDomen. WORTH TRYING I Any drugstore. ' FRIDAY > BARGAIN DAY Matinee 10c & 20c Night lOc tt 30c UNFORGETTABLY THRILLING! Also Popeye Cartoon & Short. SATURDAY Cartoon & £C nal "Green Archer". CcntlDiious show 10;I5 a.m. till ^lltSO p.m. : „ ^ MSTEN TO KLCN 10:00 a.m.->!2:45 p.m.-r-4:30 Phone KHz 224 P jh one ; Rox y 333 R O X Y 'SCNDAT & SIOSDAV LAST TIMES TODAY Thur. & Fri. Bargain Nights 20c KOUOlOPiCTU? shorts. SATURDAY Cartoon <£ seriaf "Dcadwootl l)ick' j Continuous show from 12:45 to Uft, HELENA— ]7 |«w»h. 14K. jgM, RiA6AN~17 | IOK ndturol odd-fill*^ . . NEED GLASSES? -. ".' - SEE;. '' : ' Dr. J. L Peterson "the best in. sighl" ' PAT JEWELER Corner Majn & T Z FRIDAY & SATURDAY MIDNIGHT Positively First Time Shown in Blytheville Do Not Confuse This Film with Others of Similar Character .ma* Ml/ M Secrets" Revealed Behind Closed Doors! The sweet •'pill'!- that makes life bitter! REEFERS (The Love Weed) Women Cry Tor,' it! 'Men Die for /it! I 4 True Life. Story. The film that's rocking .'.the, .fl a tlto ?>! See -VVhafcTakes-.)?iac£ it a •Wil4;D6pc Varty''.'. PLUS SECQIVD ^ATTRACTION! ^LHOW TO „ | TAKE 4 B4TH f Inner Secrets of Milady s | Baudior Daringly Rwealet h FIRST TIME SHOWN

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