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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 17, 1940
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PAGE TWO *LYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Social Calendar WEDNESDAY'S EVENTS Mrs. Ru»ell Farr entertaining Delta Contract club; Sisterhood of Temple Israel meeting 8:00 o'clock with Mrs. I. Miller. Mrs. William Young having ADC Bridge club. Town and Country club meeting with Mrs. C. C. Langston for luncheon. THURSDAY'S EVENTS Mrs.. W. L. Horner, Mrs. Elton W. Kirby, Mrs. H. H. Houchins and Mrs. Harry w. Haines entertaining with bridge luncheon, 1:00 o'clock, at Hotel Noble -Order of Eastern Star ; having Christmas party, 7:30 o'clock, at home of Mrs. Ralph Berryman. " Mrs. Ralph Berryman entertaining Thursday Bridge club. . Cee-Que Bridge club meeting with Miss Mary Eunice Lay son. Mrs. Everett B. " Gee having Thursday Luncheon club. Mrs. Edgar Borum entertaining Thursday Contract club. Double Four Bridge club meeting with Mrs. John Foster. FRIDAY'S EVENTS • Woman's club having Christmas party, 2:30 o'clock, at club house. lizzia Thompson are teachers of and one visitor, Miss Jane Medlin present. To H»ve Supper " I Past 'Matrons and Past Patrons will have a supper party tonight atrRustlc Inn at 7:00 o'clock. The club's ^ Christmas party will be combined with the supper. . - * * * Beta 'CM Hag Christmas Party Fifteen members of the Beta Chi Sunday* school class of the First Presbyterian church were entertained at a Christmas party Monday night at the home of Mrs. Jess Horner, Mrs. O. P. Barber was co-hostess. Plans were made for 'giving a Christmas basket to a needy -family. Prizes in the games went to Mrs. E. B. Spradley and Miss Era Wright. After the \group had sung Christmas carols, gifts were presented the members. The hostesses served Christmas cakes with coffee and candy. **••«• Officers Installed . At Program Meeting: Officers of the Woman's Missionary Union of the First Baptist church were installed Monday afternoon when the group .met for a Royal Service program led by Mrs." W. W. Watson. . , : "We Have Seen the Star in the East" was the theme of the program. The meeting was opened with repeating the watchword for the year followed with . prayer by Mrs: Lloyd Stickmon. Mrs, E. F. - Blcmeyer gave the devotional after which Mrs. Everett Renegear talked on. "China" and Mrs. Ted King, on > "Japan." A' play, "The Star in the East Today" was presented by Mrs. H. L. Chambers as Joseph, Mrs. Hattie Reece as Mary and Mrs. Nat Brittain as reader. Mr. Brittain ,was soloist and Mrs. E. L. Hale, pianist for the play. Mrs. ..Ralph L. Douglas, of "Lux-. ora, conducted the installation which was preceded with a brief devotional by the Rev. Alfred Carpenter, pastor. The closing prayei was offered by Mrs. Jackson. Officers installed are as follows: Mrs. W. J. Rodgers. president; Mrs Harry Fritzlus, 'first vice president Mrs/ Kendall Berry, second vici president; Mrs. R. G. Cash, thin vice-president; Mrs. H. L. Chambers; corresponding secretary; Mrs Robert Grimes, treasurer; Mrs. B H. Brooks, Mrs. Walter Bishor Mrs.:,Eyerett Renegear, Mrs. Ton: W.vJackson, Mrs. G. J. Walker am Mrs. .-John Buchanan, circle chairmen; 'Mrs. M. C. Outlaw, persona service, chairman: Mrs. R. . Vv Wopten, stewardship cnairman; Mrs. Bert Lamb, publicity chair-' man;>Mrs. Raymond Sen muck, social chairman; Mrs. Everett Rene gear and Mrs. Frank Sawyer. Sunbeam counsellors. • '" - « . » a Is Surprised With Party Miss Nancy Kirshner. whose birthday is today, vvas surprised with, 'a party given by seven o her; friends Monday night at thi home, of -Miss Frances McHanej After the group had player bridge, they were served sandwiches,. iced drinks and birlhda- cake. She was presented a gift from the group. * . * * Has Birthday Party Eula Smith, daughter of Mr. anc Mrs. George Smith, celebrated he- eighth birthday Saturday -with ; party at her home. , Hfteen guests were present. Sam mie Owens received the prize L the games which were played. 'Birthday cake embossed wttl "Happy Birthday. Eula" was serve: withMce cream. Sula was assisted as hostess by her sister. Jackie Smith. • drinks were served. * * * Daughter Born. A daughter was bom to Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Forsythe Saturday at their home on Lake street. *The baby, who weighs eight pounds and ten ounces, has been named Anita Lou. Mrs. Forsythe is the iormer Miss Ethel Connelly. * » «. Auldron Smith Is Wed (o Alabama, Girl Mr. and Mrs. Joe Nelson of New Lexton, Ala., announce the marriage of their daughter, Louise, to Auldron Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Leonard Smith, of Armorel . The wedding was solemnized Friday night at six o'clock at the home of the Rev. J. L. Newsom, who read the service. Mrs. Smith attended school at LaFayette, Ala., and has been visiting relatives here for some time. Mr. Smith was graduated from Biytheville high* school and attended Miss Wylie's School of Business in Memphis. At present, Air. and Mrs. Smith will make their: home':with. Mr. Smith's parents. Mr. Smith is employed with the Lee Wilson Company, farming near Armorel. Bits of News Mostly Personals Mrs. Frank Tomlinson and daughter, Betty Lou, of New Orleans, have gone to Dallas, Tex to'spend the Christmas holidays with Mr. Tomlinson's family He will join them there. They have been voting- Mp-s. Tpmlinson/s mother, Mrs. S. P. Graf ton, and family here. The Rev. E. B. Williams and daughter, Miss Alexa Williams, are expected to return tonight from Fort:Smith where'they have been attending a meeting of district superintendents O f Arkansas and Oklahoma Methodist churches and other ministers and laymen of the :nurch conducted by Bishop Charles C. .Selecman of Oklahoma City Mrs. Robert. Scott and daughter Norma Faye. arrived Friday to spend the holidays, here with "Mrs Scott's family. ' ' ,-Mr ^and.Mrs. Lee ,J. Taylor, of Campbell, are visiting Dr. and Mrs. H. A. Taylor. They arf Dr Taylor's parents. _ Mrs. B. O. Wilkins, of Luxora, spent Monday with Mr. and Mrs T J., Burke. .The Rev. Frank G. Smith, D D 3f Omaha, Neb., came Simdav to >pend the Christmas holidays here with rns daughter. Mrs. R F. .virshner. and family. W. E. Miller of * Wichita Falls Sd"M J ;A MUler ° f P <>^°ntas ind Mrs. E. A . Smlth Fred visited the Rev. • and Williams and family here for a Mr. an4 Mrs. Donald V. Cole stopped here, to spend today with Mrs. Cole's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Whltworth before going' to Centralla, Mo., where they will reside. They have been honeymooning in Florida and other Southern points. Mrs. Cole is the former Miss Capitola Whitworth. Mrs. A. G. Little, Mrs. Tom A. Little arid Miss Sara Jo'Little are spending today in Memphis. Ira Gray Jr., who is doing graduate work at the University of Chicago, is expected to arrive home the latter part of the week to spend the Christmas holidays with his parents. Mrs. Edgar Herrick has been ill of influenza'for several days'. Miss Wanda Smith will, return home Saturday morning from the University of" Arkansas at Fayetteville where she has been attending school. She will be the guest of her parents, Mr. and .Mrs.f J. D. Smith, over'the holidays. Mr. and Mrs. Robert .Herrick arrived last night from Elgin, 111.- to spend the holidays with .their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Walpole and Mrs. Edgar Herrick. They were accompanied home by Mrs. Herrick's sister, Miss Juanice Walpole, who has been visiting them there for several weeks. Mr. Herrick attends Elgin Watch school Miss Mary Jean Afflick, a student at Hollins college at Hollins, Va.. will arrive Thursday to spend ( the holidays with her parents, Mr . and Mrs. C. W- Afflick and family. Her mother will meet her in» Memphis. i Miss Jeanettn Jean Sebaugh, who 1 attends William Woods college at Fulton, Mo., is expected home Friday to be the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Sebaueh for Christmas. ' Hugh Harbert Jr., will come Friday to spend the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harbert Sr. He attends Copia-Lincoln college at Wesson, Miss. ° ver ifving Oiceolt Motor Company Banquet Held Here A banquet celebrating the closing of a contest which placed Qsceola Motor Company in third place in their contract group in the Mid- West region of the Unitod States- Was given here. Friday night by. employes of the company in honor of David S. Laney, of Osceola owner, and Mrs. Laney. Prominent officials''of the Chevrolet. Motor Company, ^Memphis, General Motors Acceptance Corporation and other out of town guests who attended the affair at the Hotel Noble were: F. D. McKitrick,' manager; J. O. Townsend, business ^manager; Norman L. German, as- 'sistant manager; Will Bredd, sales promotion manager, all of Memphis, and Len Grinker of Johes- boro, district manager of 'Chevrolet Motor Company of the Memphis zone; John Thomas, credit manager,, and W. D. Moss, credit supervisor, both o'f Memphis, of the Gener'al Motors Acceptance .Cor.-: poration of Memphis zone; Luke' Smith, manager of General Exchange Insurance Corporation of local Woman To Be In "BeKeve It Or Not" "Believe it or not" but a local woman will make Robert L Ripley's column Wednesday or some succeeding day of this week according to word received from Mr Rinley. Mrs. T..J; Burke found 50 pearls n, varying size when she was eating a fresh oyster on a half shell at her home here three years ago. After taking the pearls 'to a local jeweler for substantiation of her story, she then wrote Mr. Ripley her "believe it or not item"'He- notified'her this week that it would be used about the 18th of this month. V. Galloway of Forrest City, Ark. The Blue Room' where dinner was served was " decorated in "the Christmas motif in which red white and blue were the dominating colors. Arrangements of white pine needles and red pine cones on blue metallic paper, red white and blue flowers on the speakers' table, and cocktails and: other food courses in these shades emphasized the color'theme of the party. ; J. A. Atterbury, business manager of the Osceola Motor Company, acted as master of ceremonies for the banquet which was attended by 50 people. He introduced Tim Bowles, G. L. Waddell Jr., Charles .Kenenmore and R. E. Booth, all employes of the company, whp were the principal speakers. Mrs. Zeke Pollard and Miss Alice Fletcher, both of Osceola, were sponsors for the contest and were presented prizes. "; r It has been estimated that at least 2,000,000 Americans suffer frcm arthritis. Have Party. Two' 1 classes of the Tntermecilat' department of. the First Baptist church made up of 13 -year-old girls had a joint Christmas partv at the church Friday night, Mfes Georgia Lee and Miss Lou- .; . : PHONE 511 And. ask ; Don.,Edwards about this Xm»s -jpft. he is p'ving vrith. each Portable Typewriter sold between in Give Hosie ry ^ phone us your order and it will be in a very attractive package. A MOJUD Christmas fces a Happy New Year • She'll think of you long after »he last scrap of tinsel has vanished from the tree — if you give her Mojuds. For these are the stockings whose clear perfection results in glamour legs . . , from coasf to coast. Mojuds come in a wide variety of flattering shades, keyed to ( the winter color chart. Come in and make your selections today. to . EVENING SLIPPERS 'Silver. Gold Kid. White Satin. HOUSE SUPPERS By Tuppcr and Daniel Green. $2.50 l " $5.00 $2.00 '" $4 50 " Hr * • V V At The Hospitals Walls Hospital Jo Sandra Rhoads, Steele, dis-. missed. . , Blytheville Hospital Alvin Hayes, Hayti, admitted. Mrs. Emma.. Nolen, .city;: dis-> missed, Mrs. Everett. Holder and babv A x Caruther5Ville, •dismissed;' -' :; "missed * ^ - •' v - i - ; > ? u c r, T; -.? •*• ' ^ , f A. L. Sipes, city, dismissed. Memphis Methodist Hospital Mrs. W. V. Robinson, Caru triers ville. admitted. - ' -.;! Mercphis Baptist Hospital : Mrs. Lois McDaniel, city admitted. . James W. Phillips, city, admitted. CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank our many friends for their kind expressions of sympathy and floral offerings during oiir recent bereavement. Mrs. Lizzie Peters: and family. Osceola Churches To Have Christmas Programs OSCEOLA," Ark., Dec ; 16.— The first of a series of Christinas programs to be held at'various r-hurch-' es and clubs within the next week is 1 -the'program to be given at the Baptist Church Wednesday night ^y pupils of the Beginner, Primary. Junior and Intermediate departments under the direction of Mrs. John Andrew Edrington, Mrs. Gilbert Mastin and Mrs. Harold B. Tillman, ' Around 75 children will take part in the choruses, Christmas carols, .diiets,^. .trios,_solos and .dialogues. The 1 audience will be welcomed by 'Charles Edrington followed by the Beginners singing "Merry Christmas to You", and the story of the Christmas Babe told by eight Junjor girls. "' Readings will be given by Ann Conway White, .Jane Adams and Nancy' Burr;' Jane. will,, read Clement MpbreV famous poem " 'Twas the Night! Before'./Christmas'.". "As Lights; for Him" will be demonstrated by. Lola- Joe. Moore, John rue Lee Dill, ; ; Carolyn Bannister, Wilma ,1/qu, Clinton, Sallie Travis, Mary jAmi -Bradshaw 'and Louise Ragland. The-only solo of the-program will be sung by Billie Sue Thomas. Elizabeth and Eugene Thorne will give a clariirft and trombone duet accompanied by Betty Sue Mastin. The real meaning of Christ- I ma.s will be answered by Peggy )Zirkle, Ophelia M-cFarlan'd and 'Elizabeth Thorne. The intermediate choir in"white robes, will lead • the processional with lighted candles singing "Adeste Fidelis" to open the program.' They will also sing as the .postlude following the benediction. The public is cordially invited to attend. ;. • Osceola Society—Personal popular grane-contest called "The Fir Tree." The class presented Mrs. Dwight H. . Blackwood, former teacher,' Mrs. Harold B. Tillman p-resent teacher, and Mrs. jettie Driver, assistant ^teacher, with TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1940 U. I). C. . The history.', of the Pilgrims was .given- by Mrs.'. S. L. Gladish of Osceola^ and the .story of David O. :podd by Mrs'. Alyce Goie of Wilson at the December :neeting of the .Dr: James Franklin Davies chapter of the United Daughters of .the Confederacy in the home of. Mrs. J. W. Miller at -Bassett Thurs- , 0j Hostesses ; with Mrs. Miller were >M,r$. ,Ora Owen and Mrs. Don Fletcher with Mrs. Owen having charge of the. program'. Mrs. Anna .Harrison of Sarasota, Fla., was a .special .guest-. . . . '•The' 1 first' .meeting 'of the new year is scheduled to occur on Jan. £4 at the.. home of ' Mrs. W. 6. ^u'kett, president. Mrs. J. H. .Hook :s yice president; : arid' Mrs.' .S. L? Gladish. secretary. ' • • ' Fhiiath'ija Class Party .'1'Miss' 'Josephine Montague was •hostess to 29 members of the Philath'ea Sunday school class of the; Baptist, Sunday school for the jn'prithly business meeting and Christma-s party Thursday night. Mrs. A. P. Glascoe, president of the class, presided during the business session when absentees were checked, prospects listed, and new yearbooks given out for 1941. Mrs. B. :e. Moore conducted the Mrs. Hamner Entertains A beautifully frosted Christmas tree, electrically lighted wreaths and other yuletide decorations made the new home of Mrs. Dan Hamner an appropriate .setting for the bridge party Thursday night in honor of Miss Edna Ayres who will be married during the holidays Blue and white bridal" tallies were used.aUhe v tables with the ice course a bridal slipper in white and pink. Individual cakes in white, blue and pink carried the initials A. and ,M. ,<5 ma ii silver wedding bells were on each plate. Miss Ayres' corsage from Mrs Hamner and her mother, Mrs Finley Cartwright, was of gardenia and white carnations. Mrs. H. H. Kendrick was high scorer with. Mrs. Jack Wilson of , West Memphis winning low Miss Melavee Tate won the traveling prize. Miss Ayres was given .a pair of figurines. l 1 • • • - '<*•*.*. Mrs. C. L. Moore. Mrs. sj. 3. McCants and Mrs. C. L. Grigsby attended the Delta Kappa^ Gamma luncheon at Hotel Noble in Blvthe- viJle Saturday. Mrs. T. E. Schooler and her daughter, Mrs. T. p. 'Morehead of Dallas, Tex., who has been visiting her parents for the past: ten -lays spent three.'days in Little Rock the latter part of the week • Mr. and'Mrs., w. .T. Tooie have had as their guests recently Mrs J. A. Chiles. Mrs. Luiu Cooper and son, Ivan, and Mrs. Roke Wammack, all of Bloomfield. Mo. Mrs Wammack and Mrs. Toole are sisters. Miss. Madeline Ellen Edrington arrived Thursday night from "LOS Angeles, alif., where she has been i student in the University of California. Miss Edrington came by plane and reporLs bad flying weather which grounded their plane twice on the trip east, once for ten hours in.west. Texas. She plans to return by plane Dec. 28. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hampton accompanied by Mr. Hampton's sister. Mrs. John Douglas, have returned from Greenville. Miss where they went to attend the funeral of a cousin. Mi's. J. D. Harper. Mrs. Harper died at the Kings Daughters Hbspital in. Greenville, following an illness of five weeks. ^ Among the out-of-town Eastern Star members who were present for the initiation ceremonies at the Osceola chapter were Mrs. Ruth Slayton. district deputy grand lecturer; Mrs. Garner Robbins and Mrs. Ora Owen of Joiner; Mrs •Sylvester,. Mrs. Gladys Burr and Mrs. Wilson of Blytheville. Mrs. T.. E. Schooler,, w.orthy. matron of the Osceola. chapter," presented her officers with gifts. Have Open House The Rev. w. J. Spicer. newly- •appomted pastor of the Osceoia Methodist church, and Mrs. Spicer were hosts'to around 200 members of the church at an informal .reception and open house at the Methodist Parsonage Sunday afternoon from 2:30 until 5:30 o'clock. "Do you have any non-stop mistletoe?" The Yulctide motif was employed in decorations with Christmas wreaths and red candles burning from table and buffet. Miss Julia Mae Morrison, president of the 'Wesleyan Service Guild, composed of business and professional: women of. the church, received with Mrs. Spicer, assisted by the following members: Mrs. C. H. Weathefsby, Mrs. Ralph P. Holmes, Mrs. D, S. Perkins, Mi's. Lee Williams. Mrs. James Kent, Mrs. Mona Moore, Miss Flossie Williams, Miss Mildred Jolly, Miss Nora Pace. Miss Mary Elizabeth Balloue, and Miss Agnes Ward. <= * * — Mrs. Prewftt Hostess N Quantities of bittersweet from the hills of her native Kentucky decorated the home of Mrs. W. W. Prewitt for the two table bridge club. Mrs. Prewitt. who was reared in Lexington, receives a large box of the bittersweet, from a former classmate at the University of Kentucky each Christmas for decorating her home. Mrs. W. E.-Hunt was high scorer for the award. Mrs. J. L. Ward was the only guest. ....•: !*. '' *. * Engagement Announced Osceola relatives and friends received this week invitations to the ^wedding of Miss Valerie Semmes, 'of Detroit, Mich., to Harvey Monroe Smith Jr.., of that city, the wedding to occur Saturday. Dec. 28, at the home of her parents at 203 Country Club Drive. Grosse Poince Farms, Mich. •'•- ;; "'fc-' • Miss,; Sernmes:. is..: the \ daughter \ of. Mr. and' ; Mrs;': Pre'witt^Semmes 1 , for- • merly of 'Osceola but. who - have lived in Detroit for many years where he is an attorney. Mrs. Semmes was the former Valeric Danehower, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Danehower of this city, and a sister of C. C. Danehower of Luxora. Mr. Semmes is the son of the late Capt. S. S. Semmes and Mrs. Semmes and a brother of Mrs. Claud Perrin. of'this city>' • •- - .. * * * " ' ' Roy E. Dawson. superintendent of city schools, is a patient in the Methodist Hospital . in Memphis following an operation ten days ago. Mr. aucl Mrs. Owen Crothwaile are the parents of a baby girl born Saturday-night at the Methodist Hospital in Memphis. i Read Courier News want ads. PHONE 511 I And ask Don Edwards about this jXmas gift he is giving wiih each j Portable Typewriter sold between • now and Xmasj HE SUPS*/ -;**-. te^fi ^> ' ;f ^ v :f'*»**• jf> (' \?f&4 'U This man is approximately as wise as Solomon — perhaps wiser. He not only got his women folk lingerie for Christmas ... he got them some of that lovely, lovely, extra lovely lingerie that's made for us by Borbizon. The' Barbizon people sell more fine lingerie than any other concern in America— and the reason they do it is because their handiwork is so much nicer. AORIANNI it made of Sotin $ ero . phim with o doinfy tatfmg edge and tattering bodic« » op , ,hirrcd for »oft Min»n, Sizet 32 to 4Q. p*ot, whitr ." "• ! ; , • • • A/JO in Junior tizes, JJ f 0 j 7 X)YCE, the ihorter Icnglh edition rn** in lizti 29'^ to 3J»/,, o."> ^-M MISS WHiTstm siep To relieve Misery of Nose Dro;>i! Cojigh Drops Try "Kiili-My-fiW-ii Wonderful L ... and answer her wish ELIZABETH , ,.. 17-Jewel, ALEXANDER ... IS iew«1* . . . J.W .-:***** {*} Hostess Clipper* of genuine kid Icnthcr. ! Blue! Black! {8} SIi t rrcd satin "mules*' with genuine bunny fur. Wine, Rose, Blue, Black, White! RANGER . . . f$ jewel, .._..; (Q "At home" slippers of satin in color combinations . . . Ked, White and Blue. Or BUic, Black and ROJC. GODDESS of TIME .'.. 17 jewels Furry "jn Black, White. Ol'KN KVERY NIGHT UNTIL CHRISTMAS ZELLNER'S Street From l''in>t National PAT 0'BRYANT JEWELER Corner Main & Second St

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