The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 18, 1940 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 18, 1940
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PAGE TWO SLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Social Calendar THURSDAY'S EVENTS Mrs. W. L. Homer, 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 wife Mrs. John Foster. '>'xulAA.Y'i3 JBVKWTS I .Woman's club having' Christmas party, 2:30 o'clock, at club house. Jonesboro Man's Bride Miss Geneva Alexander Is Wed to Leon SUlweil The marriage of Miss Geneva Esther Alexander, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Alexander, and Roy Leon StilweU, son of Mrs. Verme Stiiwell, was announced today by her parents. The ceremony was solemn izeo Saturday mgnt in the some oi unt Rev, Fietcner Sprucel pastor Ox First Church of the Nazarene, who read ,the service. Only members, of the two families were present. The--bride wore a sailor blue dress with navy accessories. Her corsage was of pink carnations. Following a brief honeymoon in St. Louis, Mr. and Mrs. Stilweh are residing ao 114 W, Vine street. Mrs-.-StilweU was graduated from the local high school. At the time of her marriage, she was employed at Beaton's Home of Flowers. Mr. f.uwel], also'a graduate oi the city high school, is manager of the Central Cash and Carry Store. » * * Honor Miss Little With ^Shower at Club Miss 5ara Jo Little, bride-elect 01 Kayanaugh Francis, was sur| prised-with a kitchen shower Tuesday night at the Double G club party ^au her home. Following the games, the assortment of gifts was presented the hostess. »\ Miss Virginia. little was high and Mrs. J. Fan-is McCalla second high scorer." A 'dessert course was served. *" '* * Gjve Sopper At Rustic Inn Fourteen, members of the Past Matrons and Past Patrons club had a 'supper party at the Rustic Inn Bits of News Mostly Personals •Mrs. Clint CaldwPll Jr., of Jonesboro, was before her marriage Sunday, Miss Marilyn Burnette, of this city. the Hotel o'clock. Football players, coaches, cheerleaders and members of the faculty can .Legion Hut dinner." Miss Collins Wed M. F. Brownlee Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Chanes F. Collins — arinoupce the marriage "of their Monaay night as their special cele- daughter, MarjorB'' 'y£, to Marvin Noble tonight at 8:00 Confirmation class will recite the ' Blessings over the Lights. Youth members will assist- in .the ritual. Music appropriate for the occasion will be reri- tiered by the choir, Mrs. Walter Rosen thai, Mrs. Jiedeli and Mrs. Meyer Graber, accompanist,. Rabbi Herman Pollack will give a sex- mbnette on the theme "December 25—the Feast of Lights." Chanukb this year is ushered in Tuesday. night, Dec. 24. ' '••'•'. Following the program the Tern-: pie Sisterhood will.^sponsor'. a ; tur-( key dinner in ,Lhe "American Legion Hut "at ,6:00 o'clock. inal dinner. Miss Betty Brooks Isaacs, president of .the club, will act as toastmistress for the affair. Sh* will be hostess to this group and other friends for a dance at .the Ameri- Jollowing the bradon for Christmas. Mrs. 1 W, A. Stickmon was Jeader | of the^program. George W. Patter- r son, Mrs. Charles Alford. Raleigh Sylvester. Mrs. Frank Stovall, Mrs. George W- Barham. Mrs. George W. Patterson and Mrs. B. B. Wilson ' Frank Asher. sister' of the .bride, gave readings on Christmas trees ' and Mr. Asher-were the- only at-' and",Santa Glaus.. • , vendants. In a contest, Mrs. - Alford won ' The bride wore a model of dusty the women's prise and Mr. Patter- rose wool with black accessories. Frankl^i Brownlee Sr.,,• which wns solemnized Sunday .afternoon. "• The Rev. Alfred Carpenter, pastor of the First Baptist Church, read the service at 2:30 o'clock at his home on Ash street. Mrs. son, the men's prize. | Her corsage was of white garde- The,dinner' table was decorated nias. Mrs. Ashers dress wns of * Following a "brief wedding trip i through points of Mississippi and a'lighted Christmas tree from black crepe with a white trim. which George W. Barham, as Santa She wore a corsage of red roses Glaus, distributed " _ .. . "members. ;'; Miss-: : Cora. Lee Coleman. Mrs J Alabama, Mr. and Mrs. Brownlee W. A; Sfcickmon and.Mrs. J. A. are now at home at Dell. Saliba^were in charge of .the enter- I Mrs. Brownlee has been tainment. ... con, uected with Hess' Dry Goods Store : •" * " *' j for the last seven years Mr Auxiliary Hears . »Brownlee is a prominent planter Christmas Program , 'at Dell where he has extensive .'•.'-•Mrs;," William' -Young.,was leader ' farm interests, of the-Christmas program .presented ! * * * at the meeting of the Woman's , Sirthriay Dinner Auxiharj' of the First Presbyterian j ^ Iven fr> r Members churcli_Monday afternoon. .'Twenty'! Members of'the Woman's Society six members and one visitor, the • of Christian Service of the Lake Rev. (James A. Overholser. .were. stl se* Methodist church who have present. . had fcirtndays during the past quar- Mrs..Young was assisted by Mrs. ' ter were honored with a dinner Rives ;. Allen, violinist, and' Mrs. ; Sivtu Monday at the church. P. B. Joyner, .organist, .who played i The devotional was conducted on her .program,. Mzs. Jamas A. , &}" Mr:,. Jverson Morris after which Overholser spoke .after -which Mrs. i the group sana Christmas carols Alien and .Miss Emma Kate Ricl»- I The Bible story from Luke 8-20 j ards .presented a playlet concerned i was read responsively. Mrs E K • with the adopting .of a family for {Sew-all offered prayer. Mrs J. A Cnnstmas. A pantomime pleading '.Payne gave a reading and Mr.s the cause of the old ministers and ! George Disingrr and Mrs. G. T Lheir. ^ives was given by Mrs. Roy 1 Scrape rea ^ a poem. Walton and the Rev. Mr. .Qverhol-' Aft er the business session had interspersed \ beo - n conducted by Mrs. w. L. of -Christmas ' Green, members gathered around Christmas tree from which t hev n received gifts. - • Ilum ' Ders the; singing carpls,,.,. .Curing , the isocial hour, members of .Circle One sen-ed refreshments ^ ' V'* ..* ° I Bridge Club Has Buffet Supper j Christmas Party Tff Circlc 1 A Christmas party was yivcu by . -buffet supper was given Tues- | Mrs. V. G. .Holland Tuesday after- mgnt by Dr. Edna .Nies .for ! r -^0" at her homo for members of ..;mernbers of the Business Wornen'^^ Tuesday Contract club and "^" qe of the FlT5t B aptist church ' ; *o guests. Mrs. V o Miller nrH The supper was this group's Christ- ! ^*- E. P. Blompyer ' * m ^ 5 Pf ^ v ; u , i Holly ™d red brrries provided A -jpiciature Christmas tree ?ur, ' ^ decorative ccheme for ^h t > rounded by other hohdaj dPcwa. n ™™- TalHe-, .teaturrd a ;> 0 ur-erMa £ODs formed the centerpiece of me • and the dessert, corner uho «arri«d dining table. Favors viere ininiaturs oul ^^ Christmas schemn ' Christinas stockings hung by the 5 CiiUs were pr^ciitrd Ov fireplace -and balloons which ccn-\*^r the games Mrs ,\ r te j?.^ *»rtUMs. ' Jwas high and Mrs. Holland Gifts for the members were dls- \ m ? h scorer. Miss Estelle Hawks, who'attends Chillicothe Business college Chillieothe, Mo., will spend «, v Christmas holidays "here' with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. G. Hawks. Lt. John Ben Bomar of Tusca- Icosa, Ala., will come Saturday ,to spend a few days here as the guest of Miss Mildred Moore. and her parents. Dr. and Mrs. L. H. Moore.- The Rev. B. p. McDevitt '.assistant ;lo, the Rev. J/J.. Thompson of the;Immaculate Conception church, left'"this (porning- to attend' the ordination of iiis brother, the Rev.' Vincent ^ McDevitt, at the maculate Shrine' in Washington, D C. His brother is to be ordained to priesthood Friday morning by Bishop .Corrlgan. He will also at-'"' tend his brother's First Solemn High Mass at the Church of Most Blessed Sacrament in Philadelphia Sunday. The Rev.' moncl King. O. P., of Memphis, is to assist The Rev. Father Thompson at the Christinas Midnight Mass. Marvin Nunn left Tjuesday night for St. Louis and 'Kansas ; ' where he will attend to business for a few days. . . . '• Mr. and Mrs.- M.' Fitzsimmons spent Sunday in .Wilson as guests of Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Brandon. ", Miss Delia Purtle is spending? today in Memphis, having gone down Tuesday. Howard Moore is expected to nr- jnve Sunday from Paye.tteville {where he is a the Uni- 'versity of. Arkansas. He -'will spend the Christmas holidays with his parents, Dr. and Mrs. ti. H. Moore, and family.. Mrs. "John Cocke and daughter, Emolyn. and son. Freddy, of Mem-. phis, who have been visiting'Mrs. Contribute Toys Every child with a Christmas toy, .the resolve of several civic groups, is becoming a reality as arc making toys to the jmore org-aiuzat»ons plans to contribute soliciting group. The Woman's club is the latest to join the move. Instead of giving each other Christmas gifts as has always been the custom, members will bring toys to their Christmas party Friday afternoon at the clubhouse. The toys will then be dispensed among- unfortunate children in order that Christmas morning, they may climb out of their beds and instead of the same'einp'ty stocking they hung there the night before, they will find that Santa has remembered them after all. The toys will be turned .over to the Kiwanis club and Gpoclfellows club for distribution. At The Hospitals BlylhcvUle Hospital Warren Blanton. Hayti." admitted Miss Marie Wilson, city, admitted. James Mead. Hayti. admitted. Miss Emma Kate Richards, city, admitted. Mrs. O. C. Ganskc. city, dismissed. Walls Hospital Miss Helen Watklns. Manila, admitted. Mrs. J. H. Rcichcl and baby, city, dismissed. Memphis Methodist. Hospital Willis Lr, Bunch. Osccola. admitted. Sherman Fortune. O.sceola. admitted. Scout News Boys —— Girls Cocke's parents, Mr^ and • „. Marvin Nunn and'family, left this morning for a month's .visit L ' v iti Jacksonville, Fla. Mrs. O. C. Ganske. who fractured her arm. recently, was removed .to her home from- Blytheville hospital- -• Tuesday afternoon. Widener Likes Writins ^PHILADELPHIA - ; XUP)- '-^, Peter "Arrell Brown Widener. 2nd, whose autobiographical work. Drums," recently' was" "Without published! plans 'another about the 50 years 1 ds at ie er r\ 1- to st jr e. >f i, ie V. n, d y. ~j n e i- is" )-. it it ty ss IS is: j- n r-' Ie lid is e p - r, i-. s. s. is' n, d L-O *!' -'1 ;r ;e it 1 •5 To Present Two Christmas Plays At Catholic Hall Two Chrisfcnas plays, "A Child .Shall Lead Them" and "A Doll's Christmas Eve," will be presented at 8:00 o'clock at the Catholic Hall tonight by pupils of the primary and intermediate grades of the Immaculate Conception school. The first play ,is a religious drama based on Christmas Jove and lap real spirit of Christmas. Appearing in this play are Forrest Baughman, Julia Mae Carter, 9o;emary Child, Genette Wimpy, Bill Wa?non, George Green, Frances Baughman, Frank Wagner and Marguerite Child, ..Readings and dialogues which accompany this play will be given bv Dorothy White, Mary LouLsr Ws.»iwn, Charles Hardesty, Pear- Imp Morath, Nancy Carroll Wood. Jean Kucter. Caroline Orrell. Pa- .tricia Chi'd, Zana Hardesty, Jerry Lee Henley. Francis White, Bill ; Hardest y. . Curtis Odom, Wade Reeves ./r., Peggy Morath. Jane Ruth Odom. Rcwena Hardesty, Betty Claire Cummins, Glen Harrison. Billy Henley, "Skippy" Cox, Nell McMoniale. Fay .Comburn. 'A Christmas tree program will feaiurc 1 songs and readings and '(ho simval cf Santa Glaus who will distribute gifts to all children. -The second play, a musical drama, has the following cast: .Jjmmy Ganno, Henry Thompson, Jimmie Krnley, Bobb'y Brown, Car- oHn.e Child. Ann Warth, Betty Carter. Sue Henley, Fred Child, Franklin Worth', Jackie Ram bo, 'R-dbrrt Harrison. Daniel Johnson, Charles Gading, Joe Russell, Joe [PauJ Wimpy, r, Christine Lloyd, Ernestine Lloyd,' -Nettie Prances Morath. Joyce Ingrain, Delores Ann Carter, Helen. Bcrnice Odom. Fay Rei'd. Dorothy Renegar, Ann Robinson, Sara Harrison, Naomi •Wliite. . -• Music throughout the program will be provided by the "Belles and ( Lads". r Federated club which was .organized to accompany all church ''services and school programs. It js "composed "cf . Olga Johnson, Rosemary Child; Joe Evrard. Wade Reeves, Ann Warth. Mary Louise Reeves, Thomas Bell, Betty Scherer. ' Jimmy Lowe, George Green, HR-iohard -Roberts.-, Jere. Reed, Bill ~£chmuck. Solo numbers will • be' 'given by Joe" Evrard and Wade 1 Reeves. » • \ ",'• .-.••• y Randolph Smith Is Removed To Home Here &%&. •• • ••.. -- — 7- •Randolph Smith, 37, cotton .buyer "XvTift 'narrowly escaped death in a serious automobile accident feat- HS?9y t\ight ; near Paiagould. was removed to his home here yesterday. Recalls Vi Mac L. S. (Shai way, Ark., re home after 'a in Blyihevill Mr. Duna\ section a n says h& rein; of 43 years community \\ Mr. Duna\ Dunaway, w as Pine Blu ball", also la nown on his author of tr and Speeches kansas", "a i to "Slow Ti sas." He will eel day on Jan. leis from ns siblc on thj wants to re< his birthday in the count Three Juc Rom £AN JOS judges conce permit two have a lega] The gypsies and Rachel Juvenile Cc James waive cates, their ol Superior Ju dismissed . a against the g teing his. Judge Grant 'Mem. In ancient was a guara through his Read Couri Lemon Checl Pai if you suffer or neuritis, jm pensive ,l.oini> i u.sititr. Get. a pound loifjiy. 3 -writer, mid the easy. Xo iron! You need <ml times a day, sometimes ov ivre »buhjo»I. If 10:iVi! ;U!<1 if Itu-Hx will CDS it is sold l>>- jiltsohue nioiiej C(jiii|»oiitul is f uy M'i-l>y Hi-cir; ivln;n>. NEW it Made 43 Years Ago has visited this number of times and remembers the Blytheville who .became cross-roads •es. of" Allen renowned "wizard of foot- He is Train Through Arkan- day, declaring receive more letters let- pos- he on — U ^^ «»»^ -\f VflK Romance for Gypsies Cal. (UP}—Three id theii- efforts to 'Psy sweethearts to California wedding, gypsies were Peter John, 24, w health certifies having elapsed. Charles Davison H. Miller married s, a king's glove of safe conduct Pain Quickly ill rliuumittie. tirlhritis try this .simple incx- '«• that thnusitn<!.s itry a jmckiigc of Ku-Ex Coin- it u-ith a (junrt of t- of 4 lemons. Jt/s I rouble at .-ill and .jueitsaiU- ly '2. tal)li\s|i(Kinsfiil two Often iritl)i)> -18 hours;— crniichi—.sj>]Rmlid rosuhs f Jhi> [lains <lo ant ([uickly you <lo nut. feel better, >t you uotliinir to try ji s your (inisTfrist nn<l*>r ;in for su!,> urul rcuommeitiiod :tiul ilrvi;,' stores cvcrv- ''XHe .writing bug's definitely hit- ten me," Widener, said. "But/^I must, stick to "fa'cU! - I hn'yc" ; hp' imagination." '' '' • \ The soot discharged into the atmosphere of England every, year represents Ihre'e days' coaf output of the entire country .fractured"severe 'cuts''biv'hfe' face' and-.-neck. -he 13 greatly, improved and, pul;\of- danger unless imiore- seen.Developments occur. Or|e of"the •cuts-is very close to the^jugular vein and he lost so m««h ; , blood . that his life was de- .rspaired of for several hours. Re"ad Conner News want-ads. Owen Zuck and His ORCHESTRA Sponsored by the Blytheville Bachelor Club City Hall tnbuted from a larger Christmas tree in the u'ving room. As the group gathered around the Christ; tree, v group singing of carols led by Mia> Minnie Foster, and Mrs/ #at Brittam gave a reading [^ .Thirteen, members and two vlsi- lois, Mrs. Brittam 'and Miss Mane Harnish, were present. - ^ . * * # Pjewxa" Club to Banquet Tonight •The JRed Pepper club .of the city Temple Israel Will for Chanuko Feast of LJghte. will be . , _ ^ ., high c school v .^ffl liave its annual B banquet,honoring,the high school vnn M at 3.00 o clock. The festival commemorates the victory of c Maccabees in wresting independence from the totalitarian emperor T Aiitlochus in To Have Christmas Parly The Brownie ivoop of the Girl ccoiiUs will have a Christmas party 3aturday at the Little House in Walker Park. This group had an all day party last Saturday at the park. Members took their lunches, and -nade Christmas presents for iheir parents. Read Courier News want ads. — • ———__ IDS Relieve misery as 3 out. or 5 mothers do. Rub ....... .„ tn r°at, chest, back with VICKS VAPORUB S*va " will bring so much [oy ; ami; sQti»fp<Hon — wiH lost at long -^s?or be > A BUtpVA a' Lifetime! " GUARD WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY TYRONE POWER THE MARK LINDA DARNELL BASIL RATHBONE 1-arrt.iuount New s & March of Time Phone Ritz 224 Phone Rosy 322 LISTEN TO KLCN 10:00 a.m.—12:45 p.m.—4:30 p.m. LAST TIMES TODAY IN X-ir,**T«? I0c & 20c POWER-DIVE DRAMA.. JLOOP.THE.LOOP ROMANCE! RICHARD CHESTER MORRIS LUCILLE BALL STEFFI DUMA • JOHN RKO RADIO Pfchira Produced by ROBERT SISK. Oirtdtd by GEORGE NICHOLLS. JR. trvj BEN STQLOFF. Scrtm Play by J«rry Cady and U. CommanrJsr A. J. Bolton. Also Comedv THUR. & FRI. NowlHfERSON on the Screw! Abner Based on United feature Com'ic by Al Capp RKO RADIO Pictur* J.\vith Granvillc O\vcns &• Also Comedy H;ty WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1940 CHAS. S. 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