The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 20, 1940 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 20, 1940
Page 2
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PAGE TWO 1LYTEBYILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Social Calendar SATURDAY* EVENTS Mrs. J. W- Adams Jr. and M». W. D. McClurkin entertaining Chapter N of P. E. O. sisterhood with 1:00 o'clock luncheon at Adams''home. Frances LeRoy Gillam To Wed B, B. Goodmar Of ranch, interest ia the engagement of Miss Frances LeRoy Gillam, of Steele, Mo., to Bennet Bailey Goodman, of Memphis an: this city, son of Mrs. Bennet Bailey Goodman, of Mempht which has been announced by Mr and Mrs! Clinton DeWitt Martii ol Steele, The wedding- will take place thi Winter. The daughter of Amos LeRoj Gillam, Miss Gillam makee he horns 7^th her uncle and aunt Mr/ andn Mrs. Martini promlnen residents of Southeastern Missouri She was educated in 6t. Joseph Ho., which was her home befon moving to Steele to reside. .Mr.- Goodman was graduate from Central High. School in Mem- jphis. He. is connected -. with O. C Herdaway and Company, local cotton firm. Attractive Bride Little and Fiance Honored At Dinner Dance 'Miss Sara Jo Little and her fiance, Kavanaugh Francis, were complimented with a dinner dance given at the Hotel Peabody in Memphis Thursday night, by, Mist Little's uncle, Hamilton E. Little, of Memphis. Miss Little and Mr. Francis are to be married earlv in the New Year. Charing honors with them were Miss Jean Bowyer and John Montedonico, of Memphis, whose wedding will be solemnized in February. Blytheville people who went down for the party were: Miss Frances Little, Richard Becker, Miss Virginia Little, Charles Wllborn, Miss Mary Spain Usrey, Bob Porter, Miss Mildred Moore, Toler Buchanan, Mr. and Mrs. J. Farris McCalla, Miss Virginia Martin, James Roy, Miss Margaret Shaver and Dick Tipton. ' The dinner table had a centerpiece of red roses and white carnations. Red tapers in crystal candelabra- flanked" the center decoration, - » " » ' * - Gsceola Bride-Elect Honored at^party Here ... • " Miss Edna 'Ayres of Osceola, bride-elect, of Harry Metlock of Csceola, was complimented with a lingerie shower at the Hotel Noble Wednesday" by Mrs. Bill Walters Jr.,' and Mrs. B. Waddell, both of Osceola. i Twenty guests were entertained j Jor both bridge and luncheon, : while Mrs. -E. M. Ayres O f Osceola, mother of the bride-elect, and Mrs. Stephen K. Brooks were luncheon guests. Mrs. Brooks and Mrs. Henry Humphrey, aunts of Miss Ay res, were the only Blytheville guests present. - Santa Claus and his reindeer lighted by red tapers formed the center of the dining table. Place- cards were ornamented with miniature brides. Bridge was played in the Colonial Room following lunch. Mrs. Reidy and Mrs. Roy Cox received vases for high and second high scores respectively while .Mrs.- Melvin Speck was given ash trays for consolation prize. The bride was presented lingerie by both Mie hostesses and the guests, * " • ' . t Son Bora A son was bora to. Mr. and Mrs. .Ernest Joseph Roberts -'Tuesday at their home, 115 East Walnut street. The baby has been -named Ernest Joseph JT. The. -Roberts have one other child, Ore tihen Ellen. ,"' - ' *"«-•.•-»• Gives Ltaicheon for Bridge Crbb Members of -trie Thursday Bridge cliib were 'entertained yesterday afternoon with a luncheon at the horae 4 of Mrs. Ralph Berryman. Mis.-. I, -p. Friend was a guest .. A manger scene ; on • the mantel, silver bells, suspended at strategic points end , arrangements of evergreen. carried out the Christmas T"" . . .-' " _•' ' • •-' CARD OF THANKS The family of the late Sam Head wish to thank .their friends for kindnesses extended them during their recent bereavement, BitoofNewi Moitly Perionalt Mrs. Charles Ray Newcomb Dorothy Goodrich, daughter of was before her recent marriage Mrs. E. A. Goodrich. ' scheme of the party. Holly ornamented the tallies. Following the games,?gifts from the Christmas tree were distributed to those present. ' V Mrs. Charles Alforci received high score prize, Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe, second high prize and Mrs. J. J. Cookston, low prixe. * * * .. Former Local Girl Is Wed in Jonesboro Miss Mildred Taylor, formerly of here and now of Jonesboro, daughter of Mrs. Maude Snider of this city, and C. H. McCormick. of Jonesboro, son of Mrs. Nan Me- Cormlck of Grenada, Miss., were married -Saturday night, at the Vlnw.a-'nf^Jl,-V». ReVt an( j ^^ ^ yy The Rev. Mr, Harris, pastor of the Fisher Street Methodist church in Jonesboro, who formerly made his home here, read the service. . Mr. and Mrs. Hal Edinburgh, of Jonesboro, were the only attendants. Mrs. Edinburgh wore a two piece tweed suit. The bride was dressed in n rose colored wool frock with which she wore black accessories. Mr. and Mrs. McCofmick are at' home at the El Zada, 220 Washington avenue in Jonesboro. Mrs. McCormick is a graduate of the city high school and the Eagle School of Beauty Culture. She has been an operator at the Fisher Beauty shop in Jonesboro since November first. .Mr. McCormick attended Mississippi Heights Academy at Blue Mountain and Vanderbilt University, Nashville. He is now manager of the Ozburn-Abston Store in Jonesboro. >* •» « Has Christmas Party A holiday party for r<{ of her friends was given Thursday night by Mrs. C. C. Wood at her home. As evidence of the Yule:ldc motif, a Christmas tree was arranged iri the living room and the mantel was decorated with a scene of Bethlehem. .Poinsettias about the house were repeated on the tallies ancl other table decorations. A dessert course in the Christmas scheme was served after the games. High score prize went to Mrs. 'Robert Grimes and second high io Mrs. Lloyd Wise. .* * * Chapter N tt> Have Christmas Projsraim A Christmas program will be given at the meeting of Chapter N of the P. E. O: Sisterhood Saturday afternoon nt the home of Mrs. J. W. Adams Jr. Mrs. W. D. McClurkin Is to be co-hostess. Mrs. Farmer England and Mrs. W. L. Horner are in charge of arrangements for the program. • • :> > '* ' .'.* 1. •• • i - . ,_. ...,•• ; Eastcn Star Has Annual Holiday Party The annual Christmas party of the Order of the Eastern Star was given this year in the home of Mrs. Ralph Berryman Thursday night, An electric star over the mante 1 illuminated the scene of the nativity arranged on the mantel. Red tapers ami lights on. the Christmas tree added color to the holiday setting. Mrs. J. D. Smith, Worthy Matron. presented each officer with a hand painted wall plaque. given a silver s,ugar and cream set by the chapter. After the gifts had been distributed from the Christmas tree, games .were played. Mrs. J. A. Salibn won the women's prize and Russell Greenway. the men's. The hostess served a dessert course of cake and coffee. Raymond Bickerstaff has returned home from Northwest Junior college at Senatobia, Miss., to spend the Christmas holidays with his parent, Mr. and Mrs. W A Bickerstaff. ' ' Charles Joseph, of Little Rock, will come Sunday to spend two weeks with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. Joseph. Miss Kathleen Ashley, who attends Central Baptist college at Conway Is ejected home Sunday to be the guest of her parents Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Ashley, for Christmas. Miss Martha Ann Lynch, a student at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. is expected to arrive tonight to spend- her vacation with her parenU, Mr. and Mrs B. A. Lynch, and family. Mrs. Tom Phillips, whose condition became much better Thursday, continues to improve at Walls hospital where she underwent a transfusion Thursday afternoon. She became very seriously ill Wednesday following birth of a son a week before. Billy Scssoms, a student In the medical school of the University of Arkansas at Uttle Rock, is qx- pected to 1 come the first of v the week to spend Christmas with his uncle and aunt, the Rev. and Mrs E. K. Seven. "Girlfriend" Swain is expected tonight from French Camp. Mas-, to spend the holidays with her mother, Mrs. Charles Swain. She attends French Camp Academy. Miss Bertie Tompson went down /or her. C. G. Redman and son. C. G. Jr •spent Thursday in Little Rock. TY&rs. Paul. Brawley of Twist, Ark., is expected.: to'*'arrive Sunday to spend Christmas with her parents,. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Ashler. O. W. Stevenson, professor in * the engineering department, of Tulane University at New Orleans, and Mrs. Stevenson, will spend tonight -lere as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. O. N. Hawkins. Mr. Stevenson is a nephew of Mrs. Hawkins.'They are en route to Ann Arbor. Mich., # spend the holidays. Mrs. Edwin Jones and son. Charles Ed, of Memphis, will accompany them here this afternoon to. remain until after Chflstjnas .as euests r>f MVS--.I rwvir his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. Joseph Following Christmas, he will not return to Conway but will go to another city to be employed In his REA work. Miss Billie Leggett, who attends the University of Mississippi at Oxford, arrived Thursday niglit to spend the Christmas holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C Leggett. Fred Wade will arrive Saturday from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville to spend the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs R. L. Wade. Mrs. Ella Martin, who is in Campbell's clinic in Memphis because of a broken hip and .shoulder, underwent an operation Thursday. Her daughters, Mrs. R. B. Caudle ancl Mrs. Mary Haywood, are with her. Mr. and Mr.s. Don Fletcher, of Joiner, have returned home after having come here especially'' for the funeral of Sam Head Tuesday. Mike Simon is ill in' Memphis Baptist hospital. Irving Friend left Thursday for Shreveport, La., to spend a few days with his brothers and their families. He will return Sunday. Miss Edna Simmerman, of Paragould, has arrived in Blytheville to be connected with the 'staff of Walls Hospital. Tom Hawkins of Morrilton, Ark., will leave tomorrow after having spent three days here with his brother, O. N. Hawkins, and family. He returned home with Mi 1 . Hawkins from Jonesboro Wednesday following the funeral of their sister, Mrs. R. L, Matthews. Mrs. Harry Brooks and Mrs. Tom W, Jackson also went to Jonesboro for the funeral. Mr. and Mr.s. R. c. Toler and son. Robert Charles Jr., of Cape Girardeau, will arrive Sunday to visit Mr. Toler's father. R C. Toler. and • Mr. and Mrs. Dick Potter. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1940 Baptist Church To Have Special Service Sunday Townsend Club To Meet At Ogle Home ^_. t .. guests, of-Mrs. : -v w ««pa rents. Mr. and Mrs. Hawkins": Mr. Jones will join them here for Ohristmas Day. Miss, Elizabeth McLean, of Memphis, will spend the weekend with ier parents, Dr. and Mrs. D, C McLean, and family. She is coming especially for the wedding of Miss. Laura .Hale and Herbert Voland; 3i -New York City, to be soleinjiizeclj ."Sunday. ' Dr. Carl Mies left this morning .or St. Louis to attend to' business. He plans' to return tomorrow. . Simon Joseph, who has been working at Conway. has returned to — ' Seger Ellis To Play Saturday Night At Steele A nationally known dance orchestra comes to this section Saturday j night, when Seger Ellis and his orchestra play 'for- the Goodfellows dance at Steele. ' The breakfast dance, to be given by the Alumni Association of the j Steele High School, which is noted for its sponsorship of interesting pvents, is to be given at the school gym. beginning at 11 o'clock. The Goodfeilows Club of Steele and the Alumni Association will share in the proceeds. The coming of the orchestra to this section is also of .special interest because of its .vocalist,' Irene Taylor, popular singer .'who . wtos j&rmexly. -with ^PavU ;: ^\i$ema$&^ ctiestra. 1 : sang 1 over "a "nation aHnuiia" program for three years with the Camel Hour, and has also performed on radio programs with Al Jolson, Bing Crosby and Ben Bernie t.o become one of the most popular present day performers in .her-line. ^•; : This orchestra was available be- .cause it was called to Memphis to play - for a debutante dance tonight, it was announced by Philip Koury. president of 1.hc~ Steele Alumni Association. for the Christmas season is the cantata, "That Song of old," which will be presented Sunday rnght; at 7:30 o'clock at the First Baptist church under the direction of Mrs. Paul L. Tipton. The cantata was written for mixed voices by Fred B. Holton. "Glory to God" will be used for the choir processional. L. T Moo-'e Jr organist, will p i av Bach's 'Christmas Choral" for the prelude and Watts' "Joy to-the World" for the posUude. The following numbers will be sung: "Upon the Midnight Clear" choir; "That Glorious Song of Old," a women's two part chorus"Angels Bending Near the Earth" tenor solo by Nat Brittain and choir; "Peace On Earth, Good will to Men." .soprano solo by Mrs. Russell Fan-, choir, "Still They Come," men's two part chorus, women's three part chorus and choir. "Ye Who Toil," contralto solo by Mrs. Harry Frltzius; "By Prophet- Bards Foretold," bass solo by 'T. H. Haynes and quartet by li G Hunt, Mrs. Roy Head, Mrs. Parr ancl Mr. Haynes, and choir; "The Age of Gold," choir; "Sejid Back the Song," women's two part chorus; "The Angels Sing," - choir; "Ch. Glorious Song/' choir and soprano obligato. by Mrs. Farr. Yuletide Pilgrimage Planned By Sunset Club OSCEOLA, Ark.. Dec. 20.—Something new in the way of "pilgrimages" is the Yuletide Pilgrimage planned for Monday night, Dec. 23, by members of the Sunset- Garden Club to various homes in the south end of the county to sec several unusual decorative features including indoor and outdoor Christmas trees, doorways, manger scenes and attractive windows. Mrs. E. B. Chiles, Pecan Point, president of the club, invites all interested persons to meet at Mitchell's Drug Store in Joiner at 7 o'clock Monday for the motor trip or Christmas" parade. Guests will go. first to the home of Mi*, and Mrs. A. S. Catchings to 'inspect an indoor tree; other indoor trees are on exhibition at the homes of Mrs. Grant Collar. Mrs. Paul Driver and Mrs. Willett. Mrs. Woodrow Music has decorated the front of her home with special emphasis on the doorway. Outdoor . trees and lawn decorations will be shown at the homes of Mrs. L .P. Bowden and Mrs. Charley Webb. Other-; decorative features will be Irrih geo* a t' the h bm es' of-Mrs: : Joe Miller, Mrs. E. B. Chiles; and the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rufus C. Branch at Pecan Point. The Sunset Garden Club organized 15 months ago and is com- paced of 30 women from the southern section of the county including Wilson, Bassett, Joiner "and Pecan Point. Methodists To Have Cantata Program Sunday A vesper service at which the cantata, "The Christ child" will sung is planned for Sunday af- , *y Pelrie text by Bronner The congregation will join the °, lr -"u filnging " II CHme Upon a Midnight Clear" for the proces- J1Urabcr « arc is ll- Morris Jr;; "The Wonderful Naz- tuem-Y' Mrs. Ralph Berryman. "The Prince of Earth and Heaven," Mrs. Fairfield, Mr. Gillispie and choir; "O Little Town of BethJehem," choir processional; "Silent Night," choir echo. Following the cantata, church windows will be raised in order that passers-by may hear carols on the air as Mr. Snyder plays a program of carols. ••Ught of Promise, "Mrs. A B PairfJeJd and choir; "Come Savior Mu=s Mary Emma Hood- - .— With tinn - <w, 60rgC M ' Lee -' "Salva- w°nH S ' i "^teschmann, Miss r° jvfrf' : MThe , ?« J «-tf Betty j ean H ill! gM £ U A5a wil- Uams, George Hubbard and Harvey At The Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Arvii Lacy, Hayti, admitted. Mrs. Otto Bradberry, Manila, dismissed. ' - !j Walk Hospital Mrs. E. D. Baker, city, admitted. Mrs. Raymond Dudley. Manila, admitted. U Mi's. Johnnie Blackweli ancl baby, city, dismissed. Analois Aycock, city, dismissed. Miss Beatrice Rase, Osceola, dismissed. >4 Memphis Baptist Hospital Mike Simon, city, admitted. Mrs. B. M. Webb, Osceola. acl- initred. Sam Rankin, Manila, admitted. UQIHD.TABLETS.SALVE. HOSE DROP5 The per capita consumption of TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY For Sale Home Grown Turkeys. Extra Good Quality. W. E. Hessin. 20pk26 HAND KNIT DOLL CLOTHFo FOR 10 TO 16 INCH DOLLS. Make your ^ little girl happy this Christmas with some new clothes ! for her dolls. Mrs. Leslie Hooper, Phone 792. 20dh Townsend club, No. One, will meet with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ogln at 7:30 o'clock tonight at vtietr home. 60(1 South Lake street. All members are urged to attend, those in charge stated today. Read Courier flews want ads. REDUCE AT -SPECIAL HOLIDAY SAVINGS NOW 10 Complete VhfitJk-fOT 00 Call Lti for Appointment RUTH LAWHON Margaret's Scanty Shop , Iiigram BJdg: OPEN EVENINGS GET OUT and GET COMFORTABLE IN FORTUNE'S NEW MOCCASIN I Wherever smartly dressed sports spectators gather, you'll find comfort and authenticated custom bootmaker styling in a pair of these new Fortune moccasins in smart "Cherry Tan," See 'this style today, and our other new Fortune Shoes. FEET ARE WORTH FORTUNES"! MOST STYLE! STYltNG AUIMENTICATTO BY HARRY AISTON CvtT-. »:»*.»•« * THE FAMILY SHOE STORE •312. W. 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