The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 29, 1940 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 29, 1940
Page 2
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS Country Glub Dance . "' Highlights Holicta) '„ Highlight of" the holiday social affairs was the tea dance <& which Dr. and Mrs, J. E. Beasley and Mr. and Mrs. Meyer Grabef entertained" '-Thanksgiving afternoon at the country "clotf. The lace draped tea - tab! e \vas arranged in front of the fireplace, with* a centerpiece of a mixed bouquet of roses, snapdragons and other flowers flanked by green tapers. Assorted; cakes were served from; silver platters with the punch. Seventy five couples were present for the-dancing between ifve and eight o'clock. An out of town -guest was Miss Elizabeth Pleasants : 'ofMinter City, Miss., houseguest of Miss Mary Spain Usrey. « * if Club. 119 Has Holiday Dance Forty five couples were entertained at the holiday dance given yb Club 119 Thursday night at toe Woman's club. Officers of the group and their wives, Mr. and - Mrs. Marshall Blackard, Mr. and -Mrs. LaGvonne Whittle, -Mr. and Mrs. • W. C. Colston> Mr. and '-Mrs. H. L. Halsett Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Nolen, received the guests and club members. Pian<5 were announced at the paity for a. dance: to be given during the Christmas holidays. The chib will stage an orchestra dance Thursday night, Dec. 26, with the place to be named later. * * * Is Hostess to Club Chrysanthemums were used as the cenrerpiece of Mrs. J. Nick Thomas' dining 'room table Tuesday when she was hostess for the Tuesday Bridge cluo party. Mrs. Marvin Robinson' played cards with the' club members. Mrs. Floyd A. White was high and Mrs. M. A. Isaacs, second high scorer. * * * Plays With Club Mrs. P. Don Smith played cards with members of the ADC Bridge club Wedneseday 'afternoon when they were ehterelamed at > the home of Mrs. Harold Schnee. Refreshments'were served at the conclusion of- the' games in which Mrs. William Young was high anfa •Mrs. Otto Scrape, second high scorer. "**. - i w AH Club Members • Attend Bridge Party All the k ' members of the Town and Couu&y,. club'- attended the party given' r }Vednesdfi.y- ,a'fternoon by Mrs. C^RrcWroterj^inrthe 'Colonial Room" of tlife^ Hotel" Noble. * ' Refreshrnemsywere served -at'.the conclusion 1 of" Ih'e games In" which Mrs. C. C. Langston was high and Mrs. Wrocen, second high scorer. * > "* * Organize Bunco Cluh. A bunco -club composed of 12 members was organized with a party at the home of Mrs. Pete Eoney Wednesday afternoon when Mrs. Fred • Smith was co-hostess Its name is .the Wednesday Bunco club. Mrs. Gladys Moad, of Caruth- crsvills, was a guest for the first party. Prizes went to Mrs. Norvell Humphrey for high, Mrs. Boney for low. and Mrs. Clarence E. White Jr., for traveling. The hostesses served a vsalaci plate to the group. Members are: Mrs. Humphrey, Mrs. C. B.'Kettmger, Mrs. Herman Grimes, Mrs. Norman Speck, Mrs. Jack Matheny, Mrs. Maurice Van Hcok. Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Russell Wert. Mrs. Claude Briley, Mrs. Ecney, Mrs. Hubert Wade. Mrs White. Is Guest of Club Mrs. Randolph Smith was a guest of Mrs. Roland Green Wednesday afternoon when she entertained members of the Delta Contract club. Tallies, table decorations and the salad course served after the games were in the Thanksgiving motif. High score prize in the games went to Mrs. Russell Farr. Mrs. Smith was »lso presented a gift. • * * Plan B. I. L. Party Plans for a B. I.' L. party to be given during the Christmas holidays was discussed at a meeting of Chapter D of the P. E. O. sisterhood Wednesday afternoon" at the home of Mrs. J. W. Robbing in Steele. The B. I. L. party is the annual affair at which members entertain ;heir husbands. Complete plans will be announced later. Mrs. H. H. Houchins was in charge of the progrhm on "American Cookery" presented before 11 members. Influences in the party decora- lions and the dessert plate served were the yellow and white colors of the sisterhood and the Thanksgiving holiday, ice cream was frozen into, the figures of turkeys,, while individual star cut cakes were in yellow and white as were the corsages presented to those present. Hear Report , - Mrs. J. D. Smith made a report on the Grand Chapter session of the Order of the Eastern Star which she attended last week in Little Rock at the meeting of the local chapter Tuesday- night at the •Hall. '.Sixteen members were present for the stated meeting. Have Thanksgiving; Dinner Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bean entertained 16 guests for Thanksgiving dinner Thursday night nt their • the Number Nine community. • - . An old fashioned turkey dinner was served after which the guests played bunco. . - . •Mi's. W. £>. : Godwin received high Bits of News Mostly Personals .. ichards, traveling Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Sheiton and son visited Mr. "SheltorVs mother in Jonesboro over Thanksgiving. Among the Blytheville people In Jonesboro for the Jonesboro-Paragould game Thursday were 'Miss Ruth Lindsey, Earl Stone, Elmer Stone and Tom Little Jr. Miss Cecil Cassidy left yesterday morning for Nashville, Tenn., to attend a 'meeting of the Southern Business Education Associa- !icn. She is expected to return Sunday morning. Mr. and Mrs. T. j. Burke spent hanksgiving in Fulton, Ky., with relatives of Mi\ Burke! ..MY. and Mrs. R. C. McCalla, of Memphis, were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Dan M. bunkin for Thanksgiving, They came up Wednesday night. . Mr. .and Mrs. A. Conway. 'spent Thursday in Osceoia as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey White and family. Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Morgan returned Wednesday from Indianapolis, Ind., where they attended the meeting of the Capehart Manufacturing Company at the Claypoolo Hotel. They went there Sunday accompanied by "R. C. Hunter and D. M. Montgomery, both of Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Schnee were the dinner guests of Mrs. Schriee's parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Cherry in Jonesbpro Thursday. Mrs. B. P. Gay and Mrs. C. W. Garrigan and daughter, Gay. win return today from Memphis 'where they went Thursday-night. Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Heaton spent Thursday in Pavagould with Mr. Healon's mother, Mrs. F. J. Heaton. Jane Faxon Thomas, of Memphis, who has been spending two weeks here with her aunt, Mrs. Hubert Potter, and Mr. Potter and her grandparents. Mi-, and Mrs. J. Nick Thomas, will return home Sunday. Mrs. Thomas will motor her there and spend the day with her son. J. Nick Thomas Jr.. and family. Mrs. M'a'tt Monaghan Sr.. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Monaghan and Ben Monaghan, all of Memphis, spent Thanksgiving bay here with Mr. and Mrs. Matt Monaghan Jr., and family. Frank and Ben Monaghan a re. brother's of Mr. Monaghan. Miss Louise Leggelt returned this morning..from Memphis where she visited, her. cousin. Miss Alice Leg- Townserid Club is - .. to Meet tonight ^ Tcwnseiid club No. One will meet i Mrs. -J. P. Friend is resting .well jaf, Blytheville Hospital after having undergone an appendectomy this morning. Her sister, Mrs. M. E. Gibbs, of Lufkin. Tex., who was en route, to Detroit with Mr. Gibbs, stopped off here to be with her. C*Vs ,-. ....I 1 1 ..„_!_ »_ • . _ Lake street. •; Members are urged to be present, those in charge, announced today. Mrs. Ellen SUvcmmn has been dismissed from Blytheville Hospital after having undergone treatment for several weeks. , ' —J " '»' iii^lMUcUU iVV ^|t_nevcr_ produces mUk. Mr . and Mrs. Frank Whitworth have gone to Athens, Ga., for the football game between the sity of Georgia and Georgia Tech to be played there Saturday. Hamilton Little and daughter, isancy, of Memphis, spent Thanksgiving Day here with Mr. and Mrs A. G. Little. Mr. and Mrs. R. j. Dodson and son, Joe Bob. of Camden, are the guests of Mtes Cliffie Webb and family for the holidays. They plan to return home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. James B Clark spent Thanksgiving in Caruthers- villc with relatives. Billy Winburn, of West Memphis, spent Thanksgiving Day here with his sister, Mrs. . Farmer England and Mr. England. Mr. and Mre. John Traynor Jr., and son, John Lewis Traynor, have returned from St. Louis' and Columbia, Mo., where they spent the Missouri Thanksgiving. Mr. arid Mrs. Traynor joined a party of friends in Columbia for the University of Missouri football game, while John Lewis remained in St! Louis with his grandparents, Mr! and Mrs. J. J. Traynor Sr. At The Hospitals • Walls Hospital Mrs. James Sanders, city, admitted. Joyuj Johnson. Steele, admitted. Bo:n to Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Bennett,, city, a son Thursday morning weighing six pwmds and fourteen ounces. Mary Belle Glllihwater, Anncrol, admitted. Billy Wayne Stover, Dcering, dismissed. Rubin Brogdon, city, dismissed. Mrs. Theodore Cole. Steele, dismissed. ,. Blylhevillc Hospital Mrs. Joe McCarn, city, admitted. Harry Hearh, city, admitted. Joe F, .Russell, city, admitted. Mrs. Raymond Krutz, city, admitted. . . Mrs. J. p. Friend, city, admitted. Mrs. Guy Geari. city, admitted. Mrs. Ella Silverma'n, city, -dismissed. W. A. Marks. Rockmart, Ga.. dismissed. Memphis ItfethodEst Hospital Mrs. Herschel Cunningham. Lux- bra, admitted. Memphis Baptist Hospital Sally Travis, Osceoia, admitted. Randolph Evans, city, admitted. People break and lose so many milk bottles that British milk dealers need 65,000,000 new ones to replace their losses each year. ... Read Courier News want ads. f&LSE TEETH 7 That Loosen Need Not Embarrass Many wearers of false teeth have suffered real embarrassment because their ->iate dropped, slipped or wabbled at just toe wrong time. Do not live in fear of this happening tfe you. Just sprinkle a little FASTEETH, the alkaline (nonacid) powder, on your plates. Holds fake - teeth- more firmly, so -they feel more comfortable. Does not sour. Checks "plate odor" (denture breath). Get FASTEETH at any drug store.. Adv. 2 Insists Upon Mfirmative Expressions Of Gratitude FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1940 Perfect weather for Thanksgiving after a week of rain and cloudy atmosphere, a grid victory for the Blytheville Chicks and turkey and dressing on the dinner table were among the many items Blytheville residents had to be thankful foV yesterday. * Two. hundred and twenty people attended the joint church service at. the First Baptist Church sponsored, as is the custom, by the Ministerial Alliance. . "What Shall I Render Unto the Lord for All His Benefits to Me?" was the scripture on which the Rev. E. B. Williams, pastor of the First Methodist Church, based hU talk, "Thanksgiving: and thanks Living." He listed the i'oiibwihg as things which prevent gratitude: disappointments and sorrows filling entire mind; timidity to express gratitude which causes gratitude ro die; remembering the bad and. forgetting the good; feeling of self sufficiency; lack of thinking. After discussing'the baseness of ingratitude against which the Bible constantly warns, the minister listed the things for which people can be grateful. They are: the fact that all people are not war crazy'and "REJUVENATION" A long tedious -word with a background of Youtb. So hays WEBSTER'S famous dictionary. REJUVENATION is "The act of MAKING AGAIN -" renewing \Vhat would you give to enjoy that blessing? No one has bcen able to completely turn back the Clock of Time. But many have forestalled the ravages, of Age by avoiding those pitfalls which most of us neglect. \Vhile we cannot eas'ily change our physical appearance, there are many wnys to enjoy the spirit of youth without upending too much energy or money. It's possible in many cases to rejuvenate bur system by "Purging" th-s impurities which : 'SLO\-V US DOWN" and drag us~ into the depths of despair. PRUNLAX, ; a pure Cnlifornla prune juice NATURE Jsxa'tive containing rnnny of tha finest' laxative element.% can do much to maintaining nmi restoring the Spirit of Youth we all d«sire. Constipation is on the way out*' when we us* PRUNLAX. Ask anv druggist about PRUNLAX. Kirby Drug Company TZ FRIDAY BARGAIN DAY Matinee lOc & 20c Night Klc & 30c Make this a White Christmas! Give a FRKilDAIRE Refrigerator and Electric Rang< LEO CARRILLO Kelly • Joapfi Cjlltia SATURDAY are steadily working for peace, blessings both direct and indirect such as freedom ? of speech and worship,../riehds, Church of Jesus Christ, Bible, and Jesus Christ, Gratitude may be expressed, he said, by/ x; worship, fellowship with Goci and one another, sharing possessions with His Cause, to help advance/ it; personal service. Offering made at the service will be given to the United Charities. A special feature of the service wai the informal testimonial meeting. A trio composed of Mrs. Paul L. Tipton. Mrs. Russell'Farr and Mrs. George M. Lee sang. L. T. Moore Jr^ was accompanist for the program. Besides the church service other special observances of the holidays were held. The general celebration started Wednesday night with the Forrest City-Blytheville football game at Hajey Field. There were family reunions in many of the homes for Thanksgiving dinner. Following dinner, at least 50 Blytheville sport fans motored to Jonesboro for 'the Jonesboro-Para- goiild football game while others went on shorter motor ' t rips,"" to social events, and theaters, listened to radio broadcasts of games and visited relatives and friends. "Apple Treat" Becomes Mecca for Apple Eaters K Ia P)--For almost two decades small boys and adults 'TV 0 the farm of Juli "s for free apples • n] * ha f vest is from 100 trees P an ted- along the mile-long front of the farm, known as- "Apple Treat" in this part -of the state P The idea of raising all the apples for boys and girls was born 1C years ago when* the farmer decided the risk and trouble the' apple thieves took was unnecessary. Since thousands have availed themselves of the free fruit and hundreds of motorists from Iowa and nearby states have been frequent visitors at the farm Kunz does not limit the amount anyone may take from the trees He hopes those who 'visit "Apple Treat' will be considerate of others m deciding what a fair share will be. ASHLAND, O. (UP)-A 75-year- old cedar tree less than 3 feet high grows from the base of a tombstone in Ashland cemetery. The stone marks t,he grave-of Willie E Fasig, who died' "ih"~Y863." 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