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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 4, 1949
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PAGE FOUR BLrTHEVnJLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Jane Shelton, Sodety Editor "Merry-Go-Round of Life" : Party Honors Bride-elect "The Merry-do-Round of Life"' was the chosen theme for the dos- tert bridge given last night in compliment to Miss Dorothy Jean Hig- glnson who will become tho bride of James Rogers Nov. 15. Mrs. Russell C. Piirr nnd Mrs, J. G. Trieschman wore hostesses at the Triesch• jiian homo for the affair which is cue of a series feting the bride- elect. A large poster rm which was painted a red and white merry-go-round with tho caption "The Merry-Go- itound of Life" was. Incki'd to the door of the home to greet the guests as they entered. Centering each of the individual tables at which the £Uf-sts were seated were red and while merry- EO~ioumls f In complement to the color scheme, red and white, complete with animals, and saily cot- pied flags. Placed on the anhnals of the merry-go-round which' was nbout 12 inches high were miniature dolls representing MLss Hi^gmson uwt Mr. Uogevs 01. the mevry-go- .rcund of life. The tallies and place cards were each centered with red and \yhite merry-go-rounds. 'Crystal vases holding arrangements of white chrysanthemums and greenery were;placed in the rooms of tho Trirschman home. .In Hie midge games Mrs. Joe ,Evrard wpn high. Mrs. j. c. Ellis, .Jr., second high nnd Mrs. Russell Ha'ynes Knrr, bridgo. ...•-• Miss Higglnson; who chose, a gray t yool frock for the occasion, was presented, from her'hostesses, a red carnation heart corsage tri emphasis of tiie color scheme. The honorce was presented a gift in her chosen china, pattern from the hostesses..' Miss King to Be Crowned 1949 Grid Queen in Pre-Game Ceremonies Miss Shirley King will be crowned football queen of tho 1040 Blylhe- v.lle Chickasaw team tonight In :pre-game ceremonies preceding the 8 o clock kick-on for the Blythcyille-North Little Rock till. Miss Kins and her court, com- -i .posed of K maids, will enter and ~ * '» * *- "IHlH-.!, .1111 (,-JlltI ill IQ circle nak-y field in two 'convertibles betorc tin; queen Is introduced' to the captain .nrid co-captain of Hie opposing team by the Blythc- Mnlds attending the queen will be freshmen islllle Marie Bamctt and Kniadel Swearengen; sophomores Ellaibeth Lutes and Roxann Mrs. Saliba Compliments Thursday Rook Club Mrs. George Saliba, Jr., complimented members of the Thursday Rook Club yesterday at her home. In the afternoon game, Mrs. Saliba won high and Mrs. Grover Wren second high. .Fall floral arrangements decorated the rooms in wliich the guests were entertained. During the afternoon, a sandwich plate was served by the hostess. Suiprise Shower Honors Mrs. Freeman Jernigan' .Mrs. A. B. West Jr., entertained last night at her home with a surprise layette shower In compliment to Mrs.' Freeman Jernigan. .. - -^ --•-..* ..j ....t. A'.JHIU- - -- —. u»*> Lt^AKllll vine capiam, j. A. I.loyd und co- Johnson; juniors Barbara Saliba and captain Buddy Conner. Elizabeth Van Hooser; seniors Kalh- C$\4MATO^^ the official nlyUicvillc Home coming Queen. glnia Faye Uaslcy and Carolyn Lintzenlcli. Candlelight Pledging Concludes First Nu Phi Mu Rush Season In a L-anjIlclijjiu sccna last night at tile Gilbert D junmoek Jr., home Hi 10 Holly, folir ffiHs ,. oceivoc| thel ^ 1hi Mu pledKu and became im.balionary members culminating n sen™ 01 parties in honor of the nishces Preceding this ceremony course dinner was served iiic guests who were seated at individual t u _ blf-.s which were overlaid willi white, luncheon cloths with y single miniature chrysanthemum tied in blue and silver, the sorority colors nestled In a Ifice holder centering each table. buffet styled dinner Mrs. Elkins Hostess To Blylheville Rook Club Mrs. O. O. Elkins was hostess at, her home yesterday to members :ind ono guest of the Blytheville Rook Club for Hie weekly meeting. In the guinea, Mrs. J. O. Huey won high and Mrs. Russell Weil second lilgli. During the afternoon, Mrs. Elkins served refreshments to the guests vjlio wen; seated in rooms decorated with bouquets of mixed fall flowers. Choir I At Fellowship Dinner A fellowship dinner and Installation service was held by members of the choir of the First Christian I evening in games and informal entertainment. '-'...'••.:•' Gifts from the-,gro\ip were presented Mrs. Jernigan who was seated m : arid blue bow marked chair for the occasion. " The hostess served a sandwich 1 plate at, the conclusion of the evening's activities. «. •.»•'.. Club 17 Is Entertained By Mrs. Hook at Tlie Noble Fonr guests, Mrs. N. G. Cartwright, Mrs . Harry Matlpck, Mrs. Bojd White and Mrs. George Doyle [ met last night with members of Club 17 of Osceola when Mrs. E. A.) ed in n pottery vase decorated the room that the guests were seated m for the games In which Mrs. I Jim Hyatt won high, Miss Juno Wclbouin second high and. Miss! Bebe Livingston bridgo. t During the evening refreshments I were served by the hostess. Mis. Copeland Is Guest Of Thursday N'igiit Club Mrs. B. A. Copeland was with members of the Thursday Night Club'when Mrs. J. A. Saliba was hostess to the group at her home last night. Low crystal bowls lilled with as- iorted flowers were placed throughout the home. In the games, Mrs. Don Hiil'jy v.-on High, Mrs. Raleigh Sylvester rooko. At Ihe conclusion of the game, Mrs. Copeland served refreshments. Church Wednesday tlie served from the table which was overlaid with a' figured cloth and topped with n fiesta colored bowl lilled with assorted fruit.-;. Cream tapers burning iti cream holders vjcer placed at cither .side of this EOrangement. Tiny flower place cards marked each gue.sts place. Bouquets of miniature cliryfanthotniim.s floating in filled with plants completed tho decorations for the scr-ne. Immediately following dinner the four accepted rushecs; Mi5.s Geneva Shilllcy, Miss Wanda Berry, Miss Ncma Burks and Mrs. Jack Henry were placed in a sernl-ckcle around the ptckl.ying table which was lighted by blue tapers flanking the crystal vases which held four pink roses, the sorority flower, tor tho 'pledging. A silver tray holding tlie four pledge plus rested on the table. Mrs. Gilbert D. Ha mock, advisor of the chapter, read the Nn Phi Mu pledge which was accepted by each rushee. Mrs. Hammock assisted by Miss r.lHnc Shelion presented the pledge pins and also a pliik rose to the rushoes, A short" biLsjne.^ meeting was maile to, contribute to .the Hela Sigma Phi annual Christmas party and to further the work of Nu Phi Mu. Following Ihe-Alsmlssnl ritual the remainder ot the evening was spent inlornmlly. Nu Fhi Mu which is tlie junior ailHltUo. of Beta Signv.v Phi, is nil organization for girls 16 to 21 who arc interested in new activities and broadening their scope of learning. Various 'programs concerning nil ^ ¥ forms ol activities are .'-. dtoisscd j tire-monthly social, with suest speakers attending the] Foul-teen members and ' 1C vlsl- mccluij!3 to explain and assist in j tors. Miss Mary Prances Lester any questions concerning lliciriMi's. Dorothy Fullorston Mrs Leoii particular field. Charitable work | RobcrtsDn, Lawrence Johnson Miss and worthwhile drives are all under j Rcba Walton, Quinton 1 McGeo Bits of News Cluircti nt G-.30 p.m. Mrs. John Burnett was installed as a new member of (he group. The -23 members attending were seated at a long table which was overlaid with a white cloth. Edging the cloth the length of the "table were chrysanthemums and while candles placed in crystal holders. In the business meeting which was presided over by Mrs. J. D. Davis "officers were elected as follows: president, Boyce Moore; business secretary, Maurice Sales; social secretary, Hadley Hays. The group spent the remainder of tho evening listening to records antl-in choir rehearsal. : .oV Mrs. uiilt'on C. Fowlston is or- EanLst and choir director. BTU Social Is Held At S. D. McGce Home Miss" Sue McGee was hostess at her home at Promised Land last, night to the young people's BTU clits^f Calvary Baptist church tor j of Nil Phi Mu Mrs. Hammock is mivisor for the chnpt'jr with Miss Dorothy Higginson assistant advisor to the group. At The Hospitals Blytheville Hospital . DLsmisspd: ' Ficyd Farmer, City Malcuin Piickett, Reeves Mr.s. Elm Wi>bb and baby. City J. R. Gibbons, Huffman H. R Webb, Slccle Clarence Cookscy, uQIHn, Mo. Ad^ Billup;, KLownh Mrs. Matthew McMimc, Ktlscr Mrs, W. J. Carkcll, Bruyu City Walls Hospital Dismissed: Juno. I{<A\v.u-d. Dell Mrs. \v. ix R;iUlen ond 1-aby, City Mrs. Henrv White nnd babv, Haytl Raifell Gill, Doll Mrs. I. L. May, City ..- AND I'LL ARRIVE AT THE STATION ON THr=.... THAT'S I WAS CUTOFF THOUSAND? OF \V1RE TCOUBVES ARE CAUSED iSY STRAY StoTS. THAT'S MiY WE ASK HUNTCRS aEASE DON'T SHOOT AT BIRDS ON TELEPHONE WIRES THANKS. THE HUNTER DiDU'T MEAN TOKEAKMVVIRG HE \VAS AFfER Tr!E DIRD Hiliie Jean Holmes, Kitty Plui Miss Dorothy'. Lee RoUUon, and Miss Mary Swain were present lor the alfalr. Mr. and Mrs. Bcrnon Boyd decorated the games of the evening. During the evening Miss McGee as-istcd by her mother, Mrs. 3. D. McQee served refreshments of hot docs, and cold drinks. The group was: dismissed with prnycr by Edwin Bargcr. Mrs. L. C. Roliison is sponsor of the group. Merchants Thanked Mrs. Aiccta Jones. Mrs. Adu Clyde Stcgall nnd Mrs. Ralph Ciin- <llo. members of the committee In rlinrgc o! the prizes and donations (or mo Hftllowern Camlvnl held inst Mondiiy at tile Catholic school • Jidcr thr sponsorship of the Cnth- olic Chiiveh, today expressed their appreciation to the merchants for ttie .contributions toward making tlie carnivtil n r success. Mfss Lois Lonskl left Thursday for her home in Torrlnglon, Conn.; after visiting here for several di as guest of Mr. and Mrs. John Poster and Miss Minnie Foster. Miss Lenskl. author of "Cotton In My Sack," was feted at several odalrs while In Blytheville. Miss Lcnskl's book was written about people ii this:section of the country. Mr. ond Mrs. B. B. Stout and daughter, Mary Ann, arrived last nlghl lo be the weekend guests of Mr. Stout's mother, Mrs, Dan Stout, and also guests of Mr. and Mrs. II. G. Partlow and daughter Pat. Mr. and Mrs. Stout came especially to attend tlie. dedication Sunttay of the memorial for the war dead a{ which Gen. Jonathan Wulnwriglif will conduct the services. Mr. Htout will participate In the activities. Dorothy Lee Wllllnghnm, 11-year- old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. P. VVilllngham, was removed last night to her home from the Crippled Children's home In Jacksonville where she had been a patient since June. Her condition is satisfactory. Condition of Mrs, Lililc Slks who Is ill at Blytheville Hospital will virus pneumonia Is some improved today. Mrs. Robert t. Thompson left today for Vina, Ala., where she will visit as ijuest of her parents, Mr and Mrs. Newt Masscy. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Thompson of Dccalur, III., arrived this mom- nig to IK the weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Hilcy and family. Condition of Mrs. J. w.' Adams who Is undergoing treatment at Campbell's Cllniu In Memphis is satisfactory. Sue Stanlicld, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Otlio stanflcld, is confined to her home on Davis Street with n virus condition. Her condition is satisfactory. Miss Muriel Kmidseu, daugliti of Mr. and Mrs. o. E. Kmidscn ar... a senior at MucMllrray College in Jacksonville, ill,, is in charge of arrangements for the regional meeting of the Intcrcolle«i:,le Broadcast- Ing System whlc hwill be held Nov " 5 at Jacksonville. Miss Knudsen Is a member of the staff of MacMurray's campus station WMMC. Mrs. Smith Entertains Armorel HD Club, Guests Two visitors. Mrs. Hugh Edward Tate and MR. Bill Tnucli met with the n members of the Armorel Home Demonstration Club yesterday at tile home of Mrs W L Smith. A pollock buffet styled luncheon was served alter which the president conducted a short business meeting. , The singing of the song, "Bcnuti- lul , Isle or-Somewhere'.' preceded Uiu business meeting." ' ;"• Mr.s. VV. O. Anderson gave the devotional which was taken from the 10th chapter of Luke. Plans were made for the supper to be given uy the club Nov. 18 at the Ariiioi-cl School. : Tlie group agreed to sponsor a handicraft class once a month at the club house. Coming Events Social Calendar Saturday Miss Geneva Shililcy, Mrs. GeriU- rtlnc Farmer and Mrs. Edgar Cain hostesses In compliment to Miss Higginson. Polio Victim Gets Assistance As She Tries New Walking Aid FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1949 Caroi;'n Sue llardcsty, 22-month- old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hardcsty of Armorel. is trying out new crutches to supplement ^ho bi- lalerial leg and body brace.' In her new effort to learn to walk. The child was Mississippi County's first polio victim this year, with a diagnosis in January. She was ono of the first to be given physical therapy by Miss Elizabeth Samuels from the Arkansas Association for the" Crippled, when she arrived' in niythcville today (or a five-day schedule, checking the home progress of the county's patients still requiring treatment. . • ; Eleven children, left crippled ty this year's poliomyelitis epidemic, wcie scheduled for therapy today, and schedules were being completed by Miss Samuels though next Wednesday Miss Samuels demonstates the proper techniques fur the parents and attendants in polio treatment. Miss Samuels tins set up the mobile therupy unit at the North Mississippi County Health Unit and authorities there arc assisting her In working out the schedules and In registration. It was emphasized this morning that those with appointments must be prompt, und that whenever post-Ible parents should not bring other children since the crowded schcdulo •jrohJLI's use of additional time in caring for them. The parents need to devote the full appointment time U3 absorbing the training and treatment techniques. Miss Sameuls said. The >'nrdesty child had not learned to walk when she was stricken, and both legs were affected, therefore the learning tech? ntques- "n this case are particularly difficult for the child. Another service of the Arkansas Courier News rholo Association for the Crippled is the sOpplylng of private tutorage for children who have been excluded from school. This service In -Mississippi County is being directed by John Mayes. county school supervisor, and chairman for the county chapter of the Arkansas Association for me Crippled. Mr Mayes said today that at p>escnl lour of the patients were being taught In the home by private totors. We The Women By RUTH MII.LKTT . N'EA Staff Writer Turn about is fair play. And It's often an enlightening experience to boot. That's why I'm all for the glrla at a small town high school who have written me that they are planning a turn-about week when the girls will do the date-making and pick up all checks, an idea they say they borrow from "Freckles and His Friends' and their ycp-rly Twirp Season (when The Woman 14 Requested to Pay). It ought to teach both the boys and girls a few things—about each other. ' The girls will learn. In one week, a lot about the high cost of dating. the IransiHjrtntion problem, and what it feels like to be the one who has to do the asking. That new Insight ought to make the girls more concerned in the future about reading "both sides of a menu. It should make them a little less snooty toward the boy who has transportation troubles •And it miuhfcvcvc'n teach them to be more gracious in both accepting and refusing dates. Ilo.vs E'ick Up Pointers, Too As for the boys—well, while they are on the receiving end they should pick up a few ideas, too. For instance, they might learn what it is like not to be sure' whether they are going to be in-j viled to the school dance or not. { And maybe even discover that being a wall flower Is no fun. And If the girls are cagey, they'll tike this opportunity to correct the boys' dating manners, whenever Indicated, by dishing out just what they've been receiving in the way of having a date arrive late, or watching, from the sidelines while a visiting belle gets a big rush. In elating both boys and girls have their problems—whether It :s trying to get enough money to finance a date or sitting waiting for the telephone (o ring. This turn-about week ought to give 'cm both a chance to find out what the other's problems are. After "Twirp Season," dating manners should be smoother all the way around. Federation of Malaya's Police at Full Strength KUALA LUMPUR —IJTI— The Federation of Malaya's police force is now at full strength—14,522 men —for the first time since the liberation m August. 1945. At fie lime of the liberation tlic police force strength was 7,663 which %vas considered 289 below the .improved pie-war establishment. With the declaration of an ciner-' gency in Malaya as a result of the outbreak nf a Communist campaign last year It was decided to bring the total to its present peak. CARUTHERSVILLE NEWS By Joan Douglass Farm Iloiue Circle Mtcls The Farm Home circle met Tuesday at the home of Mrs. John Adkins. There were 15 members present. Mrs. Jirn Byars opened the meeting by reading the club collect. During the business session plans for Achievement Day, to be held November 10. at Holland, were completed, in games the prize went to Mrs. Dob Martin. The group exchanged "sumhine gjfis." The hosier served pie with whipped cream .md coffee. The next meeting will be at the home of Mrs. B. L. Davis with Mrs. E. L. Davis as hostess. I!, and IMV. Has Meeting The 15. and P.SV. Club was entertained Tuesday at the home of the president, Mrs. L, L. Green. Twenty members attended. Pl»n s ivere made for a movie benefit, svhtch Is to be held November B, at the Stadium Theater. The money from the benefit will be used to help war orphans and for local charity. Reports were made of the "Tag Day" sales and Mrs. Lucille Flkc and Mrs. Mary Farrar were complimented for their efforts in making the day a success. Proceeds from "Tag Day" are used in disabled veterans hospitals. Kook Club Meels Dr. and Mrs, D. D. Pinion entertained the members of their rook club at their home Monday evening. Ten members and one visiting couple, Dr. and Mrs. Ralph D. Pinion, were present. High score was won by'Mr. Cantrell and Mrs. Blomeyer and low was won by Mr. and Mrs. (Holly of Cooler. • The Pinion home was decorated with fall flowers. A covered-dish dinner was served. Locals Mr. and Mrs. Dean Viek, Mrs. J. F. Douglas, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Douglas and children drove to Por- tagevllle. Mo., Sunday afternoon to attend n birthday party honoring their mother, Mrs. John Vick, on her seventy-fourth birthday. Relatives from several states were present. Lee and Frank Dorrpli, both student at the University of Missouri, spent the week end with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dorroh. E. L. Morgan. Sr., a patient at the Baptist Hospital In Memphis, underwent a major operation last week. His condition Is said to be improving. Mrs. Morgan is staying with her husband. Child: Berry drove to Memphis. Term., last week to; attend the program given by Spite Joiics Thursday evening. Harold Parkinson, a student at Arkansas State College at Jonesboro, Ark,, spent the week end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. / ,\~v duetocolds...eased, UfoWN^" without " dosi "S" H W|CKS W V A P O R U B North Carolina leads all other states of the Union in the in'anu-. /acture of wooden bedroom and dining room furniture. QUICK Speedy, effoerivc feflef from cough*. LlVe a doc Tor's prescription. SaJH- fctlion 01 your money bact. WAIT'S GREEN MOUNTAIN -COUGH SYRUP RELIEF SAT. NOV. 5 is "POPPY DAY" Be sure to get your poppy from a volunteer worker of the American Legion Auxiliary. Your help is needed. The sheerest LACE stocking you ever saw non-run too! ameo I;N:Him i; $]75 Only Lace on your legs! (And savings in your pockclliook.) Clever Burlington Mills 1ms whipped high-grade nylon into a prelty froth that defies you lo get a nm—it can'l be done! It's sensible lo look sniarl, and it's smaller lo lie sensible. Buy your run-proof, misty BURMILACEstocking in shades color-cued for every costume. Sizes 8V& lo 10'/2 in Tsilored Lengtlis. Continuous Shows liox Office Opens 1:15 Show Starts 2:01) 10:00 aim. 12:-15 p.m. 4:30 ii. LISTEN TO KI.ON Friday Paramount News wild National Col- Ion Picking Contcsl and SJiuri Sub- jjccU Conllmious Showing Every Day Satuulay RDO CAKE RON • HBRUN BOOTH BR[NNAN - FORREST A REPUBLIC Tit L 1 CO LOB PRODUCTION Scrfal— WHrf Bill 'Ilickok No. G jinil Short Conl. Showing Sunday t:T5-U:00 Sunday & Monday ALAN DONNA LADD-REED Conl Paramount nd Selected Shorts hiiume Snndi\ I is l|-no Parkinson. Several students of the local high school, accompanied by Mr. Kroll leachci of the speech and English departments, attended a play at Cape Oiraritcau, Mo., last week. The play was produced by the dramatics club at Southeast Missouri State Teacher's College there. Oliver Parkinson visited with-his parents last weekend. He Is a Iresh- ninn at Missouri University. Mrs. rlffln returned this week from a two weeks' vacation In Illinois anil Missouri. Miss Mary Crews Joplln spent last week In St. Louis, Mo., attending a florists' convention. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bernard left Thursday (or SI. Louis, where they are spending the week end. Revenue Commissioner* Appeals to High Court LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 4—</!>/—The Arkansns Supreme Court has been asked whether slate export liquor houses can be put out of business. PulaskI Chancellor Prank Dodge recently ruled that such an attempt was not legal he also uphei.t n law which gives the exporters a stntc license to operate. Arkansas Revenue Commissioner D:an Morley hod atempted to revoke a permit issued to the Sun Export Co., of Lake Village. The firm filed suit in the snitaskl court and obtained permission to stay in business. Commissioner Morley yesterday appealed chancelolr Dodge's ruling to the high court. THIS TIME TRY €66 FOR YOUR COLDS'MISERIES... < IT'S DIFFERENT... Yon see, 6G6 not only relieves "achiness" but also reduces feverishness, and us an expectorant aids in clearing mucous from bronchial tracts. So even if other medicines have failed you. ^ . . . just try 666. IN LIQUID OR.- TABLETS s«M£ FAST REIIEMN BOTH Show Starts 7:00 Box Office Opens 6:45 Bargain NijM'livcry Night Except Saturday No passes honored on Sunday at Tim HO.\y Lasl Tinie Today IDOUBLK FEATUKE) The Accused with I.orctta ynungr mid Robert Cumimiigs The Swordsman with Lurry Turks and Ellen Drew Salurdiiy l KHO RHIim 4T Serial— Uiickclmcn \o, 12 A Short Cont. Sbouing Sat. 12:30-11:30 Suiiday & Monday (DOUBU: FfATUKU) • UllET-HOT MURDER * IRWEDBYIOVE TURNED * COIDI - i. Cnnt Showing Sundar l:M'll:iM>

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