The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 10, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 10, 1949
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Jane .Sheltou, Society Editor Phone 4461 Miss Weeclmah To Wed In December Cereinony Mr. and Mrs. Harry Edwin Wecd- man nre today announcing the engagement of their daughter, Miss Anne Wcedman to Edward E. (Jersey) Smith, son of Mr. nnd Mrs. CJeorge Smith of punellen, N. J. Miss Wecdman Is a graduate ot Blytheville High School where she was' active In .extracurricular activities including president of Red Peppers, member of national Honor Society, Quill and Scroll, Beta Club and Student Council. She attended Texas Slate College for Women and. is now a senior in the school of journalism at Louisiana state University,' Baton Rouge. She is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta, Theta Sigmn Phi, journalism fraternity for .women and Mortar Board. In 1048-49 she was « junior editor of the Gumbo and is now editor of The Daily Reveille. Mr. Smith was graduated from Louisiana'State University where he was a student in the School ot Journalism. He was a member of Sigmn Delta Chi, journalism fraternity for men, and served as managing editor and cartoonist of The . Daily neveiUc. He is now a reporter for the Lafayette Daily Advertiser. He served two years in the Marine Corps during the war. '.Plans for (he December wedding will be announced later. James ; Roy Guest Speaker At Chapter "D" Luncheon Twenty-one members of Chapter "D" of PEp and two guests, Mrs. ' M. B. Foot, a member of Chapter "OT" of. Beverly Hills, Calif,, and Mrs. Roy' I. Bagley, a member of - Chapter ^"R" of Newport, we re complimented yesterday when Mrs. Marion Williams and Mrs. Walter Baker w'ere hostess^: at the Williams home with a 1 o'clock luncheon. ' '.The dining table, which was filled with assorted foods was draped in a;, lace cloth with a low bowl filled with chrysanthemums centering the table. ••••IFollowing the two-course lunch- con, James Roy was guest speaker for the group with his topic being, ''National Affairs." -•Mixed fall flowers decorated the Williams' home. ' Mrs. Richards Guest With Wednesday Club 'Mrs. C, K.'Richards of St. Louis, housegviest of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rose, was. guest with members of .the Wednesday; club when Mrs. Rose was hostess to the group'at the Country Club. ; Chrysanthemums were the chosen flower used in. the decoration of the room • Jn: which the, guests were seated jc'r the 'ganib.^ Mrs. P. E. Bladc/woii. high and,.Mrs. E..j."curc second high. ;. '••• '•'.... LaNueve, Guests .Meet With Mrs. \V. T. Rainwater Three 'guests met -with LaNucve when. 'Mrs. W. T. Rainwater was hostess to the group Tuesday night at her home. Guests were Mrs. ^Jew- ton Whitis, Mrs. E. M. Terry, Jr., and Mrs. House Harp. In the, game, Mrs. Colcman Stevens won high and Mrs. N. G. Jerome second high. During the evening Mrs. Rainwater served a dessert course. Tuesday Bridge Meets At Murrary Smart Home Mrs. C. E. Crtege> -won high and Mrs. Doyle Henderson second high TO BECOME KKim;—Miss Anne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Edwin Wcctlnmn will become the bride of Edward E. (Jersey) Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Smith of Dunenllcn, N. J., in a ceremony to be performed in December. -hickasaw Delphians \ Study "Nationalism" The Chickasaw Chapter of the iclphlaiis discussed the "Origin and Influences of Nationoalism" at meeting, yesterday in- the Hotel Noble. Mrs. O. W. Coppcdge led the irogram, assisted by Mrs. George Hale, Mrs'. W. L. Moxley, Mrs. Jim Tompklns, and Kirs. H. W. Wylle. In the discussion the group defined nationalism, considered factors in producing it, und pointed out the physical and psychological effects on the individual. The business meeting was eon- ducted by Mrs. James Crallon, president. ; * . * * Luncheon Compliments Tn-1 own Club, Guests Members of Trl-Town Club and two tables of gucsls were complimented Tuesday when Mrs Jimmy Lee Brooks was hostess to the group at her home with a luncheon preceding the afternoon game. Guests for the buffet styled lunch- con were Mrs. Jack Hale, Mrs. Rcb- evt Hartigan of Hartford, Conn, houscguest of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. AffliCk, Mrs Charles Affllck, Jr., of Steeln, Mrs. Harrj A. Haines, Mrs. W. T. Rainwater Mrs. Mclrin Halse.ll, Mrs. E. M. Terry, Jr., and Mrs. Cdicmp.n Stc- vcns. A leaf shaped wooden bowl abundantly filled with asserted fruits centered the dining table from which the KHests were served. : Bits of News Mrs. O. E. Qucllmalz, Mrs. C. R. Or&burn, Diana Hen Do- THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10^ 194f .„ at cither end of the bowl weru uny r, . .. In the game of the Tuesday Bridge I pheasants. Brass candlesticks hold-j 5 ' club when Mrs. C. Murray Smait : ing glowing yellow tapers flanked | "Sweethearts" Is Theme Of Pre-Nuptial Party "Sweethearts" reflecting the Gay Nineties era was the chosen motif of the dessert bridge given last evening in compliment to Miss Dorothy Hlgglnson, bride - elect ol James Rodgers. Mi-s. Max Reid and Mrs. Doyle Henderson were hostesses to the four tables of guests at the Henderson home. Mammoth yellow chrysanthemums intermingled with oak leaves^were placed in the room in which the guests were seated for the games. Centering each of the tables were sweetheart faces in which were encased slender burning tapers. '-Resting on the dining table was an old : fashioned arrangement of pastel flowers arranged In a low bowl. In this arrangement were pink daisy type chrysanthemums, white and yellow chrysanthemums with wisps of wheat intermingled Flanking either side of the centerpiece were triple candles stnlrtepped from the flowers. In the games, Mrs. Ray Whlt- tlngton won high and Mrs. J. C. EHi5,-.Jr.y_second high. ThciHpnb'rcc, who was dressed In a maroon" 'and beige wool frock with a metallic trim, was presented from her hostesses a creamy gardenia encircled with dyed wheat and daisy chrysanthemums. Clusters of maroon satin tied the arrangement. Mrs. W. O. Hlgglnson, mother of the honoree, and Mrs. P. A. 'Rogers mother of Mr. Rogers, were special guests for the aflair. During the evening, Miss Higginson was presented a gift from her rowsky, Lloyd Hocott, Peggy Freeman, Jean Campbell, Lottie pearl Stllwell, and Sue Orsburn nre attending the state convention of the Future Teachers of America now being held in Little Rock. This s the first state convention of the group. The Blytheville group plans o return Saturday. Mrs. W. Leon Sinilh is ill at, ler home on Walnut. G. U. Matthews Is seriously 111 at his home on Ash Street. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Young and son, Tommy, have moved to tlielr lew home on North Franklin. Mr. and Mrs. young, who are former resident of Blylcvillc, have made .heir home for the past three years in Mayfleld, Ky. Mrs. W. W. McNeil left yesterday or Dallas, Texas, tor an indefinite visit with her son, Jce McNeil. She was accompanied by Mrs. J, T. Ashley who will visit her daughter, Mrs. John R. Wall, Mr. Wall and daughter Katliy Marie. Mrs. O. C. Hicks and daughter, Margaret, of Whltkm arc spending several days here as guests of Mrs. Hicks parents, Mr. and Mis. Clautlc Rowland and her sister, Mrs. Marvin Razor, Mr. Razcr nnd daughter Sharon. Miss Leta Rose Castllo has been voted runner up to the homecoming queen at Arkansas Tech College, Russellville where she Is a student. Billy Bob Elliott has been selected the most outstanding athlete at Arkansas Tech. Miss Virginia Bowen will arrive home tomorrow from Mississippi State College for Women, Columbus where she Is a senior, to be the weekend guest of her parents, Mr, and Mrs. Howard Bowen and sister. Miss Evelyn Bowen. Miss Boiven will arrive in West Memphis today by plane where she will be joined by her mother. They will remain overnight as guests of friends. Condition of Mrs. Percy Smith, who has been 111 for the past two weeks with virus pneumonia, Is improved. She Is at tlie home of Mrs. F. Smith on East Main Street. The condition of Mrs. Jwnes M. loy who recently underwent an op- ration at the Baptist hospital In ,ittle Rock and is now recuperating t the home of her parents, Judge md Mrs. Thomas C. Trimble of Lonoke, Is reported as satisfactory. «lrs. Roy and son, Jimmy, are expected to return to Blytheville In ilxnit ten days. Miss Marian Maycs. will interpret ,he role of "Mary" in the feature play of the speech arts department of Blue Mountain College this year The presentation will be Maxwel Anderson's "Elizabeth the Queen.' The premier showing will be a' Blue Mountain Nov. 11, > r: r. and Mrs. Ross D. Hughes lefl today for Dallas, Texas, where thes will be the weekend gmsls ° E tlici daughter, Miss Nancy Hughes, and attend the Arkansas-S.M.U. foot >all game Saturday. Sorority Group Hears Educator, Plans for Party Miss Winnie- Virgil Turner, elementary school supervisor In Blytheville, spoke to Ihe membert of the Alpha Alpha chapter of Beta Sigma Phi last night, >t * meeting at Ihe home ol Mr. »nd Mrs. P. D. Foster. Speaking to the group on the bject of f"PublIc Speaking," Miss timer pointed out that for a ecch to be effective one must low the subject, know the audl- ice, watch mannerisms, have methlng to say, believe In It, and op when It has been said. Miss Turner stated that wit was icd In public speaking, but warned gainst the use of trite Jokes. She mphaslzed the need of prep'avaUim quoting one orator who . made ten-minute speech and told a uestloncr that he spent eight ours In preparation. When »sked ow long It would take lo prepare i hour lecture on the same sub- ct he said. "Ten minutes." Ram- Ing is an indication of lack (it reparation, she said. Following Miss Turner's talk, an.s for the annual Christmas irty for Negro children were dls- isscd. Kach member will furnish ve toys for the gifts. The party a joint project of the Alpha Alha and Alpha Delta Chapters ol ic sorority, conducted each year. Discussions were also conducted i a rummage project, with,Mrs. andatl Hawks In charge of the ollecllons. The sorority will sponsor a welncr oast and holiday dance, but no ates have been set (or the two ffairs At tlie conclusion of the business esslon, conducted by Mrs. Francs Gammlll, president, refreshments were served by the hostesses, Irs. Gammill and Miss Mickie lerideth. Mrs. W. J. Pollard, chap- er sponsor, presided at the coffee able. following this the group folded .000 Christmas Seal letters for the •lississippi County Tuberculosis As- onation. was hostess to the group at her home on Walnut. Bouquets of chrysanthemums ami greenery were arranged throughout the home. A dessert course was served. : the arrangement. BOUO.UCIS of varied ' ,hactc<i yellow. . bronze and 'while chrysanthemums were nnMri£c<l in thn prjertruning rooiuK for the occasion. Mrs. James Guard won clnb "nigh. money CAR SALESMAN WANTED Top flight, experienced snle.silian can earn hi wifh local 1'onliac agency. I!ij;li commission. Acl Apply personally lo Noble Gill Pontioc, Inc. M. AV. "J5i)P Spencer, M 126 So. Lilly Ulythevillc Ninth Birthday Feted With Party For ISGuesis Rona Fay Header, daughter o; Mrs. Ruby Meador, was enlertaincc. on her ninth birthday Tuesday \ v hen la children gathered at the Meador home, on North 22nd street to spend the afternoon in games and Informal entertainment. In the games, prizes were pre stntcd Louise Stafford. Vlrgle Lock v.-ood, Jane Travis and Sue Hall. Red and white crepe papers deco rated the rcoins in which (lie guest, spent the afternoon. Two crysta vases filled with roses were place in the room. Centering the dining table, from which the party foods were served, [he white birthday cake topped with "Happy Birthday" spelled out in pink candy letters. Mrs. Meador was assisted in serving by Mrs. Gene Perkins. j Mrs. Gnrrard cnudill second high [ with »%frs. Jack Hale winning Riicst. ! high in the game immediately lol- 1 lowing the luncheon. Al The Hospitals niylhcrlllc Hospital Dismissed: T. M. DilworlVi, Arbyvtl. Mo. Mrs. Woodrow Wren. city. Louise Alston, Hnyti. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Chllds Lockridge, Air Base. Illness Forces Youth To Change His Plans ONECO, Fla. — tfPi — Rheumat fever made sports impossible fi Burdette Parent, so he has subst tilled cattle-raising. The 10-year-old fifth grade sti dent'hart the, illness when he wi six, and it left him with a hea mnrmnr which ruled out sport a'though he still likes to' watc them. He's also a Cub Scout wor! ing on his Bear Badge. He nas raised steers "cooperaliv ly" with other members of his fan *ly before but now he Is doing soln with a 540-pound Aberdeen A gus fitcrr. looking for laurels 4-H Club work. Coming Events Social Calendai Promised Und WSCB Meets with .Irs. Russell Gfiines at 7:30 p.m. Siturdav Alpha Heta Chapter of Espilon Sigma Alpha will hold its semi- .muial banquet aud Jewel pin cere- nohy in the Colonial Room of Hotl Noble at 7:30 p.m. The dance vill be held at the Jaycce room I 9 p.m. JUMPER-JACKET SET By Sue Burnett This adorable litlfe outfit for young girls will see lots of service Lhls winter. Easy to sew princess lines accent the scallop-trimmed jumper; fitted jacket has a tiny collar, choice of sleeves"; simple blouse takes a minimum of fabric. Pattern No. 8501 is a sew-rite perforaled pattern in sizes 3, 4, 5, g. 9 and 8 years. SIz« 4, Jumper, 1 3[8 yards of 39-Inch; Jacket short sleeve, 1 1JB yards; blouse, 1 yard. For this patern, send 25 cents, In COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER, to Sue Burentt, Courier News 530 South Wells Street, Chicago 7; Send 25 cents today for the new Fall »nd Winter FASHION. 64 pages ol smirt new styles,- special features, Free pattern printed inside the book. Sudbury PTA Hears Address By Librarian Mrs. Eula MaeDougal, county librarian from Osceola, spoke to members of Sudbury PTA at the meeting conducted yesterday afternoon at Sudbury school. Mrs MacDougal chose as her subject "Children's Books." , Mrs. Jesse: M. White read the President's Message, with Mrs L H. Hay elvihg the devotional Mrs. George Stllwell, president p.esidcd over the business meeting Mrs., Vance Henderson read the minutes of the previous meeting and also gave the treasurer's report in the absence of that officer. Mrs. White, program' chairman, conducted the installation services of Mrs. R. S, Johnson as historian. A financial report was given bv Mrs. W. H. Caldweil. • . The welfare chairman, Mrs Tim Esles, announced, that the Sudbury PTA would send Thanksgiving baskets to needy families. Mrs. Don Lutz, membership char- man, announced that the rooms of Mrs. D, C. McLean and Mrs. E. F. Fry were 100 per cent in membership with Mrs. McLean's room having the largest number of fathers enrolled. Ranking, second was the room of Miss Mildred Meador with the room of " ranking third. Mrs. Fry gave a report on Ihe perfect attendance record with Mrs H. C. Wahl giving a report on the study course. Mrs. M. L. Stewart, hospitality chairman, assisted by Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Leonard Campbell furnished name plates made of pumpkins for each member. Room mothers of the rooms of Mrs. Fry and Mrs. Martin were hostesses with a social hour following dismissal of the meeting. Mothers assisting were Mrs. Stewart Mrs. Campbell, Mrs. Otho Stanfield] and Mrs, Raymond Shamlin. The attendance prize was i sentcd to the rooms of Mrs. Martin and Miss Mary Hubler. room of Mrs. George' Wiggs Atmy-Havy Hospital At Spa Gets Promt's* On Hew Lease on Life ; WASHINGTON, Nov. 10. (AP) __ Rep. W. P. Norrell (D-Ark) hiii been Informed that the armed force*-' will not at this time cease bneva, i lion of the Army-Navy Hospital at Hot Springs. Norrell's office, rowever, said it also had been told by an aide lo Secretary oi Defense Johnson that "this does not mean that the entire matter won't be reviewed at some later date." Reported closing of the big" hospl- tai as an economy measure was ; protested by Arkansas officials. The defense department explain- cd the suggested closing had Just been one of many economy pro- * po.sals made by a task force of Sec- ' retary Johnson's management cotn- mitlee., ' Chickasawba District "' Red Cross Board to Meet Paliiier Simpson, new general field representative for this section of the St. Louis ,area, will meet with : the executive board of the Chickasawba District Chapter of the Amer- " lean Red Cross tonight. The meeting will bo conducted in the Red Cross office at 7:30 p.m. Mr. Simpson, who has established headquarters at Forrest City, is sue- '• cecding Miss "Trade, who has been transferred to Kansas Civic Calendar Thursday FOOTBALL: Paps vs Conway, there Girl Scout Lone Troop 8:00 p.m. ' ' Friday' . , FOOTBALL: •- ' Chick-i vs Brinkley, here Mrs. Buss Kittiriger hostess to "Walon Club. Friday CBC Club meets with Mrs. Len- deunie Fowler. Mrs. Loy Welch hostess to Friday Contract Club.' Miss Wllma Douglas and Mrs. Dick Mills entertaining for Miss Dorothy Higginson. Saturday Duplicate Bridge League meets at Hotel Noble in Colonial Room at 2 p.m. Hand Grenades Found In Bayou, But Army Takes Ov«r Promptly HOUSTON, Tex., Nov. 10. (AP) — Five boys found 16 hand grenades In a muddy bayou. They played with them for two days. Not a grenade exploded. Ammunition expert Sol Cohen said the boys were lucky they didn't get blown to bits. The grenades appeared" old. But Cohen, chief 'ammunition Inspector at the San ja'cinto ; Ordnarice Depot, aid some explosives can stay under water for years without losing their power. ' ' Theodore B u s e 1 m I e r, 15, Joe Oubre, 13, Lee Wilson, 11, David McWilliams, 12, and Dan Davidson, 1, found the grenades Monday. One boy said he dropped a grenade on a sidewalk—Just to scare a gin. . One of the boys' parents called .rmy and Air Force experts. They !ound -37 more grenades and a bazooka rocket in the hayou. Nobody cnew how the stuff got there. Professor Is Seeking An 'All-Round' Olive DAVIS. Calif. —TO— There's no such thing as the Ideal olive, laments Prof. H. T. Hartman of the University of California College of Agriculture here. But. he's working on the idea. Some olives produce good oil. but are too small to pickle Others make find pickle but are poor for oil Some make good pickles a nd good oil loo, but are "alternate producers" that yield a good crop one year and a poor one the next, he explains. Therefore 27 .kinds of Mediterranean olives have been importer and Hartman Is grafting them to about 60 California varieties. He seeks a better all-round olive. Arkansas Soldier Held For Slaying Sergeant TOKYO, Nov. 10. CAP)—The Army announced today it Is holding M;Sgt. Clemens Johnson, 28, Little Rock, Ark., in connection with the fatal shooting of Sgt. William \ Hicks. 30, Pittsburgh, Pa.' Investigators said witnesses reported the men quarrelled Monday night at the uou-comrni.ssioned of- ficr-rs' club at Zama, is miles west of Tokyo, and were separated by bystanders. Johnson left and returned shortly with a carbine, firing at least five times at Hicks, the witnesses said. Hicks was killed instantly. Show Starts T:0fl Box Office Opens 6:15 Bargain Night Every Nlfiht Except Saturday No passes honored on Sunday at The" ROX¥ Thursday & Friday Czechoslovak Palace Grounds Are Closed PRAGUE — {IT) — Czechs who lake Sunday excursion out to Lany, summer castle of the president, expecting to be able to make sight r seeing tours through the grounds, are disappointed these days. During the presidencies of T. G. Masyryk and Edward Bencs Sun T day tours of the estate were allowed. But during the regime of Communist President Klement GotUvald sight-seers are -now turned away. First a new wall was built around Lany castle. Now Sim- day visitors also find vigilant armed guards who declare thnt the tours through the castle grounds are not allowed. Soap-stone us used chiefly In roo ing paper, foundry facings. Insecti- ctdes and as a filler for asphalMc patnt-s. 85MB2CS£i&LS-2!?_W 5~S: SSS3M3! '5S W-tSJRSS SX5S : SSS!MSSg5S55B®BSgSRK! • Enjoy the Thrilling Music \ OF THE NEW ORGAN ^YH1LE DiNiNG AT HOTEL NOBLE BLYTHEVILLE Sunday, Nov. 13,' 19-19 Dinner 12-2 Buffet 6-8 Continuous Shows liox Office Opens 1:-15 Show Starts 2:00 10:00 a.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:30 p,m LISTEN TO KLCN Thursday R Friday DanaANDREWf MartaTOREN Stephen rVWUY <g« the Desert A UNIVERS»l..|,MEJ!NAriONAl PICTURE Paramount N'ews and Short Continuous Showing Everyday Announcement Heaton's Home of Flowers ... .is pleased lo announce that they have secured Ihe services of Mrs. Don Sanders (ticc Helen Armstrong), of St. Louis, Missouri, and Dell, Arkansas, as designer at the Flower Shop. Mrs. Sanders has had several years of experience in floral work of various kinds. Her late husband, a son of the well known Sanders Wholesale and Retail Florists and Growers of St. Louis, has passed aktng • able instructions in floral art. Mrs. Sanders has just finished a course in modern designing at the well known school of Gladys 'Turner, in St. Louis. Mrs. Sanders is thoroughly qualified to handle your bridal and floral arrangements of all kinds. ... HEATON'S HOME of FLOWERS "Simple? Why I merely hinted to the GENERAL CONTRACT PURCHASE CORPORATION for a little loan and they let me have it ..." In Green or Rust Sizes 4-10 Widths 4A-B Family Shoe Store 312 West Main Phone 2342

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