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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, October 29, 1949
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Jane Shelton, Society Editor Wedding Plans Announced By Miiss Higginson Mlu Dorothy .'can Higginson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Higginson, today made known plans for her marriage to James Hinlon Rogers, son of Mr. and Mrs. K. E. Rogers. The ceremony will be solemnized Tuesday November 15 at 5:00 p.m at the First Met'iodlst Church with (he Rev. Roy I. Baglcy. officiating. Nuptial music will be presented by L^ T. Moore, Jr., organist and Mrs. Tom Miller, vocalist. Miss Higgmson will be given in marriage by her father. W. O. Higginson. Mrs. T. H. Caraway will a(tend as matron of honor. Maiti of honor will be Miss Jettye Claire Huffman. Attending at bridesmaid will be miss Vera <~-oodrich, Mrs. Joseph W. McHaney, Mrs Johnson Blackwell and Miss Mollie Joe Beasley, Junior bridesmaid. :Frank Rogers will serve as best man with T. H. Caraway, Johnson Blackwel! and Joseph W. M- Haney as ushers. j Immediately following the cere- rrtony a. reception will be held at Higginson home, 1303 Chicka- zpwba. Mr. McKenzie To Wed Georgian in December : »Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Fritz Thompson of Atlanta, Ga., are to- dky announcing the engagement alld approaching marriage of their daughter, Miss Kathryn Glenn Thompson to 'James Wiley McKen- rie also of Atlanta, Ga., son ol Mr and Mrs. William Morrell McKen- zJt.of Blytheville and Birmingham Ala. . i.The marriage will be performed •Dec. 3 at 4:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart qhurch tn Atlanta. ..Miss Thompson Is a graduate ol the University of Georgia where she was a member of Phi Mu soror- lt$ r and Alpha Lambda Delta honor sbrority. ^'3 Mr. McKenzie Is a graduate ol the law school of the University of .Georgia where he was president "of".Phi Delta Thetfl fraternity anc a; member of the Blue Key honor society, the Gridiron Club, Phi Kappa : Phi scholastic fraternity and Phi Delta Phi, legal fraternity. He is-now associated with Aetna Casualty and Surety Company. ;OVER GIRL — Miss Joanne Campbell, 20 'ear o I <t d a u g h ter of Mr. and Mrs, tussell Campbell has been selected over eight other contestants at :he University of Arkansas to appear on tlie cover of the Dec. issue of "Southern Coach and Athlete" mag- f. •/. i n e. Mis s[ 'ampbell, whoj was an entry of Davis Hall... is a junior at| the University in the business} school. Bits of News TOT'S SET Mrs. Matthews Is Wed To C. E. Golladay •;!Mr». Ellen Matthni* of Ely the-. Title and c. E. Golladay 0 { sikes- tori; Mo., were married Oct. 1 at t;h e First Methodist church In Hernando, Miss. j^Mald of honor and only altend- Klt was the bride's daughter. Miss L^iira Swain who chose for the occasion a gray gaberdine suit on jrhlch she pined six baby purple orchids. She wore black accessories In complement. '^ The bride also chose a gray gabardine suit with which she wore' black accessories. Her wedding flower was a white orchid. !_i Immediately following the ceremony Miss Swain left by plane Mr. Smart Guest Speaker At Luncheon, Meeting C. Murray Smart was guest speaker at the regular meeting of the Woman's Club yesterday at the club, which was attended by approximately 60 members. A 1 o'clock luncheon preceded the meeting In which Mr. Smart discussed period furniture, the characteristics of the oeriods, maker's art, with special emphasis on the 18th century. Duncan Phyfe, Victoria, and Hepplewhite were among those discussed. Mr. Smart also gave some pointers'on select- Ing food furniture. The group agreed to Invite Miss Rosa Glower of the Shadow Box of the Craft and Gift Shop to appear at the Club Friday Nov. 4 from 1 to 4 to conduct a class on how to make figurines. The nubile Is Invited to attend. ' Mrs. George M. Lee was appointed to represent the Club at, the Traffic and Safety Council untlcr the sponsorship of Gov. Sid McMath the 14th and 15th of Nov. Hostesses for the meeting were Mrs. Jim Dates, Mrs. A. R. Olsen, Mrs. William Wyatt, Mrs. a. S. Atkinson, Mrs. Ophla Blomeycr, Mrs. J. D. Barksdale, Mrs.. C. W. Alford, Mrs. Forrest Moore, Mrs J. A. Saliba. : for Washington Louis, where she University, St. student and Mr. and Mrs. Golladay left for •!' three weeks honeymoon of the Southern states, Including Dayton- na Beach, Miami and Havana, Cuba. j-'Bn route home they were the puests of Mrs. Golladny's parents and sister In Mississippi. ^''They are now at home on Highway 61, north. if!! ' " * * Box Supper, Dance Fetes Beta Sigma Phis, Guests iV Approximately 36 members of the Alpha Delta and Alpha Chapters of Beta Sigma Phi and guests Mr find Mrs. Frank Grigsby attendee the old fashioned box supper and dance at the Cedars Club last night ;-:The boxes were auctioned off by IIDoc' 'Dean In (he Club, Guests Entertained At Parly in Hotel'"" Mrs. p. B. Joyner entertained members of the Thur'day Contract Club and one' guest, '.,lfs. Carroll Blakemore at Hotel l.oble with R luncheon preceding the .afternoon games. • The serving table was topped with a low bowl of assorted zinnas Winning high score was Mrs. P. D. Foster, second high. Mrs. Edgar Borum. The centerpiece flowers, zinnias, were again repeated in the (ally cards. Guests Play Bridge With T N Club Members Mrs. Carl Paxil, Mrs. Raymond Schmuck, Mrs. Robert .Blnylock, Jr., and Mrs. Gordon Henley were guests with the TN club at the weekly meeting which was held at the home of Mrs- E. R. Dickinson Thursday. Gladoli, dahlias and chrysanthemums were arranged (n the rooms In which the guests played bridge Mrs. George Ford. Jr., won high nnd Mrs. Carlos Deal blrdgo. During the afternoon cake and coffee were served. Mrs. Dowdy Is Hostess To C.B.C. Club, Member Mrs. D. C. Freeman, and Mrs j,.— ~^.,., ... ..... entertatningl J- D. Smith were guests with rooms of the club which were dcco-1 members of the C.B.C. Club when rated In the Haloween theme for affair. ; Following supper (he group spent Mixed flowers decorated th -. - guests were seated for the roo! Bancing with "Doc" Dean calling games In which Mrs. Paul Byrun .the numbers. won high, Mrs. o. O. Elkins sccom evening dancing and square Mrs. C. S. Dowdy was hostess to the group at her nome yesterday 8 V ffi/X CARMW Jf' Proipenty n being able to pay .- g| more for thirds we can't afford (* ??i anyway!" IAVI Rjknn^t. * *. Irs. Taylor Compliments .uncheon Club, Guests 'Irs Albert Taylor was hostess 3 members of the Thursday uncheon club and two guests, Irs. I. R. Coletnan an^l Mrs. Eric Vhitley for the bi-monlhly meet- The two course luncheon was :rved Irom the dining table which as overlaid with a white linen loth and centerci. with chrysan- bemums. In the afternoon bridge games Irs. Joe p. Pride, Jr., won high " Mrs. Blan Heath second. tlytheville Girl Scouts ~o Observe Anniversary Girl Scouts of Blytheville will oin other Girl Scouts .throughout he nation next week in celcbra- ton ol their founder's birthday. Juliette Lowe, founded the Girl Scout movement 37 years ago this •ear and scouts all over the Unlt- d Slates will pay tribute to her luring the week of Oct. 30th to Nov. 5. In celebration of thus event an >nen house and tea will be held it the Girl Scout Little House at Walker Park tomorrow with the seven troops will be ho. .esses and show their house to the public. The parents and friends of Scouts are Invited to be guests of he Scouts in their House frain 3 to 5 p.m. tomorrow. Avaried program of enter', iment has been arranged and will be presented by 'he Scouts during the afternoon. "Community Service" is the heme chosen by the girls for this veek and the .main activity for :lie week will be folding Christmas Seals ' Drive. A. P. Dietrich returned last night Irom a two-day trip to Little Bock. Mrs. Carlos Deal and son, David, will be the weekend guest of Mrs. Deal's mother, Mrs. W. E. Mills, nnd sister. Mrs. E. A. Cooper in Maiden, Mo. Mrs. Cooper Is visiting in Maiden for several days with her mother before returning to her home in Ann Arbor, Mich. Billy Joyner, student at Arkansas Slate, Jonesboro, will be the weekend guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Joyner. Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Chinn and son, David, of Ashland, Ky., are heve visiting as guests of Mrs. Chlnn's parents, the Rev. and Mrs. P. H, Jcrnlgan and family. Mr. and Mrs. W. n. Whittle at Memphis will arrive today to he tne weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. V. 'I" Martin and family. Condition of Mrs. A. M. Butt, who Is ill at her home, Is slightly Improved today. Among those attending the Blythevllle-Nashville game last night in Nashville were Elmer Rich- nrdson. Virgil Davis, Robert Harrison, Elizabeth Lutes, Roxann Johnson, Mrs. Charley Lutes and Lucre- lla Bunch. Miss Gay Garrlgan who is a student at Llndenwood, St. Charles, Mo., Is in Fayettevllle this weekend as guest of Misj Barbara Monnghan who Is a student at the University there. Miss Oarrigan went especially to attend the University of Arkansas-Texas A. <k M. game this afternoon. Mrs. Dale Horn will leave tomorrow for Camden. Tenn., where she will spend a week as guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. King. Nathan Wade, who is n student ?.t Ole Miss. Is the weekend guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs R L Wade. Miss Betty Cotton of Murfrccs- boro, Tenn., is the weekend guest of Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Rotter and family. Miss Cotton will return to her home Tuesday. Mary Ann Hammock, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Hammock of Hughes, formerly of Blythevllle. was admitted to the Memphis Isolation Hospital yesterday as a polio patient. Her condition has not been determined. Miss Wllma Crosston of Memphis Is the weekend guest of Miss Alice Ann White and her parents, Mr. "and Mrs. J. F. White. Miss Rose Law. Mrs. W. T. Porter of Steele. Mrs. E. R. Roston are spending today in Memphis. Condition of Miss Doris Stone, who was dismissed today from Blytheville Hospital where she has been a patient for several days, is satisfactory. Mr. and Mrs. Baker Hall of Cave City, Mo., will arrive tonight to be the weekend guests' of'Mr and 'Mrs D. R. Sartaln. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1949. Guild Changes to WSCS; Elects New Officers The Wesleyan Guild of the Promised Land Methodist Church Seals for"Vhe"-Hib"erSilS;"*;i ( '"! lr 7* n ™!«3' «' «« >™me of Mrs. Drive. 'Marcus Games to change from the Wesleyan Guild to the Women's Society of Christian Service and to elect new officers. Those elected were president, Mrs. Marcus Games; vice-president, Mrs. Felix Hill; recording secretary, Mrs LeRoy Henry:' promotion secretary, Mrs. J. M. Vensey; treasurer, Mrs. Calvin Hill; secretary of Christian social relations, Mrs. Hubert Mitchell; secretary of education and service, Mrs. J. M. Sikes; secretary of student work. Mrs. Hazel Walker; publicity, Mrs. L. M. Vance. A play, "Cornerstone of AH Schools" was presented with all the members participating. During the evening refreshments were served.' By Sue Burnett The darling little clothes for the tiniest members of the family are delightfully easy to make Sister has a cute puffed sleeve dress with dainty slip and panties, For brother, there's a romper that takes little fabric. Pattern No. 8180 comes In sizes 6 months, 1, 1, and 3 years. Size 1, dress, \<i yards of 39-inch; rompers, Ts yard; slip and pantic, Hi yards. For this pattern, send 25 cents, in COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Courier News, 530 South wells Street, Chicago 7, 111. Don't miss the new FASHION. Tile Fall and Winter issue will delight you with its up-to-the-mln- ute, easy to make frocks for all the family." Free gift patcrn printed inside the book. 25 cents. Author of Books for Children Visits Blytheville and Osceo/cr Miss Lois Lenskl, author of child-* ren's books, was In OscAla today where she met with Miss Eula McDougal, county librarian, and school teachers In the first of many activities scheduled for her visit In Mississippi County. Miss Lenskl. author of "Cotton In My Sack," arrived here about 6 p.m. yesterday after being met »t Dyersburg, Tenn., by Mr, and Mrs. John Foster and Miss Minnie Poster, who are her hosts for her visit here. Due (o the length of the Osceoli meeting, which was scheduled to continue through this «fternoon. Miss Lenski's meeting with the "cotton Children" whose letters first brought her to this section will be held early next week Instead of today. Plans were being completed today for a tea to be held from 3 to 5 pin tomorrow at the Home Economics Cottage at the high school. Sponsors of the teas have announced It Is open to all persons who wish to meet Miss Lenskl. Last night. Miss Lenskl attended the "Harvest Supper" at the Yarbro School and the Halloween Carnival at the Sudbury School School In Blytheville. Shi* r*Ko plans to visit rural schools, many of which will besin Ihelr fall terms Monday. Miss Lenskl also Is scheduled to visit the Mississippi County Library branch in Manila. This Is Miss Lenski's first visit to Mississippi County since 1947 when she came here to collect material for her book "Cotton n My Sack." Many Arkansas Phone Companies Eligible For Grants Through REA. LITTLE ROCK, Oct. 29. (AP) — Arkansas has 125 independent telephone companies eligible for loans under the rural telephone bill signed by President Truman yesterday. Public Service Commission Chairman Charles C. Wine said the companies have shown Interest tn the bill and that at least ten have made inquiries concerning proceure for obtaining loans. Wine said the bill authorizes loans for expansion purposes to telephone companies having 1.500 subscribers 'Royal Service" Theme Of Dell WMU Meeting The WMU of the Dell Bantist Ihurch met nt the home of Mrs. Dave Kcltncr Thursday night for i Poyal Service program. The program topic, "Christ, the Answer To Pacnn peoi.les" was led .• Mrs C. A. Smith. The devotional W ns offered by Miss Ruby Earhart. "World F.van- eelism In our Present Prtrernm" 'as discussed by n .r.s. Ed Hardin. "The Orient" was tic slibiect of h« speech by Mrs, C H. Mon-an 'China" was discussed by Mrs "urcis Downs. Sr.. "Faithful Unto Death" Mrs. Jim .-lenlierson. "Japin. The Open Door" was discussed Mrs. Ray Morerm. "Africa's Contract" was the topic of ' Mrs r R. Griffin. Praver was led bv Mrs w L Bowen after wliVh the hostess served refreshments. The groun w?s presented pro- erams for the aflernntin shawd as oumpkins on which was Inscribed "Prayer Is The Rev of The Morn-' in? ant! The T,o<-k of The N'lsht " Mrs. Walter Dyer was co-hostess. and Mr.s. Freeman rnoko. During the afternoon n salad course was served. At The Hospitals Blytheville llnsiutal Dismissed: Doris Stone, city. Mrs. Hermon King, Cave City, Mo. Rex Suggs, Smithvllle, Miss. Johnny Tramble, Reeves. Mrs. A. C. Brldgcwater and baby. city. Daniel Gonzntes. city. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Madge Vastblnder, city. Patsy Ann stratum, Portagcvlllc James Irwin. city. Mrs. Jessie Marvel and baby, city. Lieutenant's Criticism Gets Mayor's Dander Up LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Oct. 29. (AP) -UHIe Rock Mayor Sam Wassell said today that remarks ol Police Lt. L. W. Rosteck before the Little Rock civic club may cause his dis- missa!. Wassell said Rosteck condemned the city's handling of "major traffic problems" before the civic group yesterday and that he "criticised the entire city administration." The mayor said he would take the matter up with the city Civil Service Commission. Bing Crosby and Sinatra fire Broadside of Gaas Back at Communist Critic HOLLYWOOD. Oct. 29. (AP) — Capitalist crooners Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra have fired a broadside of gags back at the Czech Communist critic who belittled their style of singing. Crosby, denounced by a Prague official ns "a greedy American money-seeker who sacrifices his art for gold," replied yesterday: "I'll be glad to play Loew's Prague anytime. And I'll split with that commentator BO-25—he's on the short end, of course. Where can I get a flak suit?" Sinatra .who the Czech spokesman said was a "much better" singer, defended hb fellow crooner. "Anybody who says Bing's singing makes them sick has got politics In the ear." He offered to have the head of his Prague fan club look into the matter. Coming Events Social Calendar Monday WMU of Calvary Baptist meeIs at church at 2 p.m. Week of Prayer Service at Lake Street Methodist WSCS at 2:30 pm Mrs. Ray Whlttlngton entertains complimenting Miss Dorothy HlB- glnson. . . Tuesday Mrs. C. W. Garrlgan hostess to Half Moon WSCS. Mrs W, T. Rainwater will entertain LaNueve. a'pelit 0 " 1 * Monlandon hostess to Trl-Town Club will meet with Mrs. Dale S. Brlggs. Wed nnd a j lls. Cornelius Modlngcr hostess to Town and Country Club. Mrs. J. O. Ellis Jr., entertaining In compliment to Miss Higginson bride-elect. Thursday Mrs. O. O. Elklns hostess to members of the Blytheville Rook Club Thursday Rook Club meet swlth Mrs. George Saliba Jr. Mrs. John D. Cook hostess to Avn- lon Bunco Club. Mrs. J. A. Saliba entertains Thursday N'lght club. Mrs. Wcldon Nevel hostess to TN Club. Thursday Club meets at Country Club. . Mrs. O. W. McCiitchcn hostess to Thursday Contract Club. Mrs. Marvin Nunn hostess to the Octette Club. Mrs. Russell C. Fair and Mrs Joe Trleschman entertaining bride- elect, Miss Dorothy Higginsori Friday Mrs, Alvln Hardy hostess to CBC Club at the Country Club. Saturday Miss Geneva Shibley, Mrs. Geraldine Farmer and Mrs. Edgar Cain hostesses In compliment to Miss Higginson. More Rush Than Gold, U.S. Official Reports From Fairbanks, Alaska WASHINGTON, Oct. 29. (AP) _ The Alaskan "gold strike" apparently has produced less than $50 worth of actual gold, an Interior Department official has reported from the scene. "The only persons making money from the gold strike now are bush pilots," Fred Wellcr said in a telegram to the department. Weiler, who heads the Bureau of Land Management office at Fairbanks, added; "Some nuggets have been found, but the value of all gold actually taken from the ground probably would not exceed $50." Of the 300 persons who visited the Fishwhecl strike area 120 miles, north of Fairbanks, Weller said, 'only about 50 are staying on the ground." He said the others who staked claims have returned to Fairbanks to await developments. Slaying in Pool Hall Brings 5-Year Term FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Oct. 29.— Wj—Edgar McOarrah, 46. of Springdale, was found guilty late last night of manslaughter in the death of Franklin Holloway, 30, also of Springdale. The trial jury fixed punishment at five years imprisonment. McGarrah was tried on a first degree murder charge. Holloway died after he had been struck with a pool cue in a Springdale recreation hall last May 14. Postman Gets the Gal PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 29. (AP) — Here's a modern version of the John Alden-Miles Standish story. At a recent meeting of the direct speaker said a young friend of his mall advertising association, « decided to court his girl by letter. He sent her a proposal every day for 65 days. On the 66th day, the girl married the mailman. Boys Who Bound Officer? Win Court's Clemency FAYKTTEVILLE. Ark., Oct. 29— (/Pj—Two youths who left a deputy sheriff tied in a mountain cabin Monday night were fined {50 each yesterday. The two. Phillip ocnrdcn, i«, and Charles pcevyhouse 17, pleaded guilty to charges of assault with a deadly weapon and false imprisonment. Municipal Judge V. James Ptak also sentenced them to 30 day:: in jail but suspended the .'ail sentences They were accused of threaten- ii Deputy Sheriff Louis no\vnjn» 32, with .a gun and leaving him bound in the cabih. Downing was i--vestigating reports that two couples had been living together in the cabin. Bcardcn and Peevyhouse and two girls were arrested the next day. The girls were released to their Chicago parents. Heroine is Accused Of Starting Fires In Apartment Building SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 29. (AP) —Firemen said Connie Marie Gudermuth, 11, was a little heroine. But that was a couple of weeks ago. She Is In Juvenile custody today, accused of being a firebug. The praise, with her picture in the newspaper, came after Connie spread an enrly-mornlng alarm of an apartment building fire. Yesterday they said, she admitted setting that fire and two more recent ones. 'She likes to see fires burn." commented Fire Marshal Sydney Roppe. False Information Act Charge Brings $300 Fine EL DORADO, Oct. 29. — Homer White, doing business as V/hite- Way Construction Company, Mag- noHa, was fined S300 by Judge Miller in U. S. District Court here this week for violating the False Information Act. Th". court ordered S100 to be paid and suspended the balance, provided the employer complied In the future with the act. The defendant was Indicted on August 30 of this year In Fort Smith. The ^'iolations of the False Information Act, to which White plead nolo contendere, resulted from furnishing false receipts to the Wage and Hour and Public Contracts Divisions, U. S. Department of Labor. 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