The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 21, 1940 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, December 21, 1940
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PAGE mo 4LYTOEVILLE (AWL) COUMEB NEWS Hotel Noble Is Scene Of CKristmas Luncheon > The' Hotel Noble was the scene of a-Christmas luncheon, one* of the largest', social affairs planned for the Yuletide season, given Thursday afternoon by Mrs. W. L. Homer, Mrs. Elton W. Kirby, Mrs. H. H. Hpuchins and Mrs. Harry W. 'Haines. ' The hundred guest-s were entertained in the Rose Room and Blue Room which had been converted into colorful settings' by the drap- insr of garlands above the door and archway, and, the arranging o! festoons of red and white paper highlighted by Icicles. Christmas tallies we're hung on the silver Christinas tree ornamented with' blue lights. Red tapers were used in the centers of the small tables. Holly 1 and bouquets of red roses,- red gladioli and poinsettias completed the holi- *<Iay scheme. ' As .the guests assembled. Miss - Nannie Clarke Smith played - Christmas carols. A three-course turkey dinner was served before the group played bridge. Mrs. - James Hill Jr., received a blue lamp for high score prize and - Mrs, Chester Caldwell, a fruit bowl, for second high. The cut prize,, cigarette dish, went to Mrs. Jesse Taylor. Continue Parties For Miss Little, Bride-Elect 'Another in" the series of prenuptial parties complimenting Miss Sara Jo Little, bride-elect of Kavanaugh Francis ,was given Friday night' : by Miss Mary Spain Usrey .and Miss Mildred Moore at the Usrey home. Twenty-four guests, including one from out of town, Mrs. James Hunt of Manila, were entertained with bridge. - Silver bells arranged with holly and spruce cascaded from, the chandeliers and other strategic points. 'An arrangement of red tapers and spruce formed the centerpiece of the dining room -table while a similar arrangement was used in the . sun room. A holly decked mantel was lighted by red tapers as were the buffet and piano. The bridal' motif was prominent in the pink, and white scorepads on which was a bride's silhouette and _the tallies • which introduced the wedding slipper as a decora- - tive theme..The,-dessert course, ice creain in the mold of a slipper and white cakes iced" in pink, was seived-after the:games. Miniature gold slippers were given aji favors. Miss Jane McAdams received high and Mrs." J. Pan-Is McCalla, second high score. Traveling prize went to Mrs. Albert K. Taylor. - *" " T * Has Club Party ^Aliss Mary Eunice Laysou had the' party for the. Cee-Que Bridge club at 1 her home Thursday night when Miss Nancy Kirshner was the only guest. Wins D.A.R. Medal At Wilson Miss Marie Wilson won the Good Citizenship award made by the Daughters of the American Revolution in the Wilson public school this year. ding party tonight at the Hotel Noble. The affair will be n dinner party at six o'clock. : * •* + Club Has Party Members of the Y.' M, B. club and four guests had a Christmas party Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. John Burnett. Guests were: Mrs. Ray Mann of Wilson, Mrs. James 1 Nehut, Mrs. Clint Caldwell Jr., anil Miss Patricia Wood. . Prizes were awarded to Mrs. -Mrs.- Frank Myers for low score, Mrs. 'Carl Marshall for bunco and Mrs. Mann for guest high. After the hostess had served a dessert course with coffee, gifts were distributed from the Christmas tree which decorated the Burnett home. . . . ••. . *. » » Miss Russell Wilt Wed In Little Rock Miss Adola Russell, formerly of here and now of Little Rock, was to wed Jeff Corpier in Little Rock this morning, according to word received here. They will go to .points of Texas on their honeymoon and upon their return will reside in Little Rock where Mr. Corpier is with the Silver Fleet Truck Company. Miss Russell worked at S. H. Kress Co., when she lived here. She" went a*' 1 'year ago to be connected 'with 'the Tuf-Nut factory. .'•*..*.» Entertains With Dinner Another in fche series of activities of the younger social group during the holidays was given Friday night when Miss Mary . Helen Moore entertained five couples for dinner at her home. In carj-ying out the Christmas motif for. the party, the hostess with group singing of "Joy to the World" and "Hark the Herald Angels Sing," Mr*-.Lloyd: Stickmon told the Christmas story of "The Happy Prince" by Oscar Wilde. Mrs. Ralph Berryman played a medley of Christmas carols after she had read the Biblical account of the Christinas story from the Gospel of St. Luke. A duet. "Night of Nights" by Van de Water, was sung by. "Mrs. Paul L,'Tipton and Mrs. Russell Farr. The program was concluded with the group singing of "Silent Night" and "O Little Town of Bethlehem." Mrs. C. G. Redman, president of the club, read Christmas greetings from the Mississippi County .Council of Home Demonstration clubs, which meets throughout the year at the clubhouse. A ten dollar check was enclosed in the greetings. A bowl of poinsettias and two reindeer were arranged on the mantel while a small Christmas tree ornamented the piano. A- larger silver tree ornamented with various colors of Christmas lights was the principal decoration. Hostesses for.the party were Mrs. James Hill Jr., Mrs. W. S. Johnston and Mrs. V. G. Holland. They served individual white cakes embossed in red with "Merry Christmas" with coffee and nuts. * * . • * Club Has Supper Party A chili supper was^given Thursday night at the Rustic Inn for members of the F. A. D. club and their dates and a' few guests. Twenty were present for the informal affair which was planned as the Christmas .activity of the club. Following supper, the group went to Koury's to dance. Bits of News Mostly Personals i/tiiv gUCot. " —•* !•"•*•• "*,? » I-**e J*vowfoo Nandina t leaves and Christmas 1 used n largc stlck of Christmas f candles arranged on either side can ,dy''surrounded by smaller sticks candles arranged on either side of " the- arcade opening and a Chriptctas 'tree -emphasized the holiday season. Refreshments were served after the games in which Miss Layson was high and Miss Elizabeth Ann Wilson, second high scorer. •"• * * Red Razzoos Have Annual Formal Party Annual formal party of the Red Razzoos club of the city high school was given Friday night at "the American L'egicn Hut for-the 21 mem- 1 l? ^ v ^ I>»nner Party bers^of the group and their dates. , Fifteen" guests wore* entertained The, parts- was a Christmas din- j Friday night for'dinner at the home ner and dance which began at 8:00 i ° r Mr. anci Mrs. c. A. Cunning- and holly for the center of her table which was lighted by reri tapers. , The holly decked mantel -was lighted by a tier of blue lights while the various colored lights on the Christmas tree' were reflected about the living room. . A chicken dinner was served, after .which the party went to the Ritz Theater to sec the "Mark of Zorro.'' o'clock. Stags were admitted at 9:30 o'clock when the program dancing ,began. Hunter ; Sims, president of the group, acted as toastmaster for the dinner.-decorations for which were in the -holiday scheme. Holly down the center of the table was. interspersed by red tapers. Garlands of rope spelled "Merry Christmas" above the mantel on which was arranged a reindeer scene flanked, by two red tapers. There were two white Christmas trees ornamented with red in keeping with the red and ham. The Yuletide provided the motif for the party decorations which consisted of a snow scene arranged on the mantel and illuminated by white tapers and a Christmas tree. Placscards were in' the holiday scheme and 'red tapers were used in the dining room. Following dinner, the guests played cards. * Woman's Club Has Annual Vwle Party Giving of toys to unfortunate children was thr hig , . - — "• —* -*-•*. v«i»v- ------w-ifc.jTL i» i»»i 11 in: mmiiijiiiL of MlC nigh school colors. Chocolate [ annual Christmas party of the ^ """"* fav °rs- !• Woman's club given Friday H fler~ Mr, and Mrs. Paul Way man- of Indianapolis, Ind., came Friday to spend a few days here with Mr; and Mrs. E. M. Holt. They will be joined here Sunday by Duane Smith of Batesville. brother of Mrs. Wayman, who will spend two days. Cecil Branson came this morning from Greencastle, Ind., where he attends DePamv University. - He is to spend the Christmas "holidays here with his parents, Mr. and sMrs. U: S. Branson. ., -:••• .r.f". .-^ Dr. J. H". Oxmah offRoselle, N. J;, came Friday night to join Mrs. Oxman who is visiting her parents, Mr. ?md Mrs. G. H. Grear and family. They will remain here until the first of the year. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Beale and Mrs. Thelma Beale Shaeffer, of Memphis, ami. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Phillips of Washington. D. C., will spend the week end. here as gueste of NTr. and, Mrs. A. G. Hall and family, and Mr. and Mrs. H,-G. Wickham and Miss- Bess Hall. J. C. Ellis Jr.. a student at Gulf Coast Military Academy at Gulfport. Miss., Is here to spend the holidays with his parents. Mr and •Mrs. J. C. Ellis Sr. He was met in 'Memphis Friday night by his mother. Mrs. C. R. Wroten and her visitor. Miss Mary Lcc Wilson of Ruleville. Miss. Miss Nannie Clarke Smith will go to Wheatley spend her Christmas vacation with her parents.. Mr. and Mrs. H. K. Smith Her sister. Mrs. W. L. Horner. and Mr. Horner and son. Jack, will join her in Wheatley for Christmas with-the Smith family. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Lee and son, Stuart, of St. Louis, will spend {Christmas here with Mr. and Mrs. Rodney L. Banister. Jack Hale will go to Memphis Monday to receive with Miss Joe Carr I^eroy, who is entertaining 250 guests at a skating party. Miss Jane Branson, who is teaching in a school near Crestview, Pla., will come in this afternoon to visit her parents.. Mr. and Mrs. U. S. Branson, and family. Miss Maurine Branson, Miss Virginia Martin, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. S. P. Martin, and Miss Mildred Loy Hubbard will motor* "to MeriiphSs for her. Eugene S. Still of Plymouth. N. C.. wDl corne tonight to join Mrs. Stili and son, Gene, for Christmas at Mrs. O. S. Stevens' home. Mrs. Stevens will return to Plymouth, N, C,. with them for a visit. Howard Prisby is spending the Christmas holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Prisby. He attends the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Gerald Robson, who is a freshman at the University of Arkansas, Fayettevllle, attending school as the first student to receive the four year .scholarship which- is given by the-Lee Wilson Estate to an outstanding high schol student, wilH arrive tonight to w01 be the guest of his parents,, Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Robson, and family, -who moved to Blythevllle two moiithi ago from) West Ridge. He wUlVbe accompanied home by his; room mate, Jack Louis, of Wyommg, who .will spend Christmas with the I Robinson family. : Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Robinson left Friday afternoon for 'KnoxviUe; Tenn., to visit Mrs. Robinson's father. P. c. Simpson, for- the Christmas holidays/They were accompanied by Miss Dorothy Miller, of Wilson, who will be the- guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Miller. Mrs. Earl Koontz of Fulton, Mb.,who has been visiting her mother, Mrs. E. M. Bryan, and family here, and who was joined here by Mr. Kdontz, left Friday with Mr. Kobntz for Jacksonville, Fla., to spend the Christmas holidays with his brother. While'they are there; Moss Bryan; of Tampa. Fla., brother' of Mrs. Koontz, will visit them. Mrs. W. T. oberst will spend Christmas in ' Jackson. Miss., with her daughter, Mrs. Spurgeon Patterson, and family. ;.;"'•' Mr. and Mrs. Jim Terrell and' Mrs. IJ. R. Schmuck.'spent Wed-"* nesdaj^.in Memphis. ' ' /: « Mr. 'and Mrs. 6. P. Barber will leave' this week end for Lawrence, Kans.. where they will spend the holidays with Mr. Barber's parents, Mr. 'and Mrs, Perry Barber. Millai-d Eclds. who attends Mississippi College at Clinton. Miss., KS spending: the holidays here- with .his. parents. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. •'Edds. and family. Miss Martha Lee Hall, of Gape Girardeau. came last night to spend her vacation with her parents. Mr. : and Mrs. A. G. Hall, and family. Louis LeRoy. of "Memphis, will come tonight to spend the week end. He. is tcr be an usher in the wedding'of Miss Laura Hale and Herbert Voland of New Rocholle. N. Y.. which will be solemnized Sunday afternoon. M5ss Marjorie Mays, who has been in school at Central College at Conway, will come Sundny to spend the holidays with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Mays. She stopped off to spend the week end in Newport with a classmate. Miss Jewell Best. ATURDAYDECEMJBER 21, 1940 FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Walnut at Eighth Alfred Carpenter, Pas»tor 9:30 a. m. Bible school. 10:40 a. m. Worship service. Special Christmas music presented by the choir. Anthem — "The Holj Night" by Rednor. Anthem—"Good Tidings" Lorehz. Sermon — "God Unveiled." 6:30 p. m. Training union. 7:30 .p. rn ; Christmas Cantata. That Song of OJd"—by Holton. BAPTIST CHAPEL Lilly Street 9:30 a. m, Bible .school, Raymond Zachry, superintendent. LAKE STREET METHODIST CHURCH K. K. Sewell, Pastor Church sellool, Iverson Morris superintendent,. 9:45 a. m. Christmas sermon by the pastor 10:45 a. m. The Leagues' Evening services 6 V :45 p. m. Special program and Christmas tree, 7:30 o'clock. We extend all a hearty welcome and Christmas greetings. PILGRIM LUTHERAN CHURCH Sixth and Walnut Streets H. J; Kleindienst, Pastor "Church.'of the Air" over the Columbia network 9:00 a. m. Hear Prof. O. P. Kretzmann, President of Valparaiso University. Divine service, 10:00 a.m. Sermon theme: "'Celebrating Christmas with Christ". Sunday-school session, 11:00 a m. The-Lutheran 'Hour heard each Sunday' over 225 stations in the United States and in fifteen other countries. Tune in WMPS at 12:30 and KLCN 3:30 p. m. A special Christmas broadcast over the Mutual network at 12:30 Christmas Day. Try WMPS for this special broadcast. Walther League Christmas party Monday, 7:00 p. m. Children's Christmas Program 1 Christmas Eve 7:30 p. m. The day and Sunday schools will render the Christmas Pageant "The Light of Christmas". Christmas service Christmas Day at 9:00 a: m. Sermon topic"Christmas—the Festival of Amazing Love." A cordial invitation to all to worship with us in these services. TEMPLE ISRAEL Herman Pollack, rabbi 1:30 p.m. Sunday school classes will meet for a final check on the Chnnukoj program. 3 p.m. Annual Ghanuko, Feast of Lights, program' will be held. i Sunday school, classes-..will present three playlets. Confirmation 'class will give the Blessings over the Lights. Youth League members :will assist in reading the ritual. Choir will . render special music. Sermonette on the theme: "December 25—Feast of Lights." . 6- p.m. Turkey dinner sponsored by the Sisterhood in the American country. LUXOR A BAPTIST CHURCH Ralph L. Doufks, pastor 10:00 a.m. Sunday -Sthool. There will be a Christmas program during this hour. 11:00 a.m. Worship service. Sermon by pastor, "The Lord Is Come" 6:00 p.m. B. T, U. 7:00 p.m. The Training Union oi the church will present a pageant during this hour. Come and worship with us. Let us crown Him King that brings peace on earth wherever He is born in- the hearts of men. ST. STEPHEN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 10:00 a jn.. Sunday school. 11:00 a.m. Holy Communion service to be conducted by the Eev. James Savoy of the Calvary Church in Memphis.' FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH James A. Overhoker, Minister Church school, 9:45 a. m. Morning worship, li:'oo a m Theme, "The Wisdom of the Wise Christian Science Societies on Sunday, December 22, 1940. The Golden Text is "Thus saith the Lord that created the heavens; God himself that formed the earth and made it; ... i am the Lord; and there is none else." Isaiah 45:18. Among the citations which comprise the Lesson-Sermon is the following from the Bible: "And God saw everything that he had made, and, behold, it was very good." Genesis 1:31. The Lesson-Sermon also includes the following passages from the Christian Science textbook "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures", by Mary Baker Eddy: "God creates and governs the universe, including man." p. 295. ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH Seventh and Ash Streets S. A. Merrill, Pastor 3:30 a. m. Radio program. 9:45 a. m. Sunday school. John Davis, superintendent. 11:00 a. m. Morning worship. 11'.00 a. m. Children's church. 7:45 p. m. Christmas program Tuesday, ,7:45 o'clock, Young People's meeting. -— - —...iig, "\-n>3injj » .OU U 111. rj j --»-•-•«•• Theme, "Bethlehem, A Sign for n fauncla i' school opening exercises, Humanity." ™ a - m - Children's chorus will Everyone' is hwitn/i t~ .-,it n .,j Sing. is invited to attend these services, and to share in worship of this ££^. fl H* «, S-^ tSV.E Avft a rpnpareal rrar-f" u«t»«...> ...MI •_ ... mni party honoring will present the toys to unrier- Yo«r Family ( 0 the Palace Sunday PA1.ACE CAFE SUNDAY,DINNER ™* MWWI ;f;5ioice of RoasV Vnung> Turkey 1^\ ffc with tfressir.q- aufl cranberry' saiiec *% *^\ f* or FrJrd Spring: Chicken, mam ^~J+*J\* g-ravy, « _ . - • , . - ; • ^~ ^ Four Course Dinner 50c S H POR ANNOUNCEIMENT OF OUK 0 ^^ "Man-It's a Beauty- U mmsuat to hear men excUlm. in this mannrr. over A :;» frrsh from fh«. Blythevilft l-snndry. And your shirts will beautMw, too, witK rvcry detail pr.rfrcjly aUendrri to ".T J*, C3reful handli "P I'.v om- experienced workers. Ut attend to your shirt problem. . . v-WH find our srrvic? economical in the. lonir run. For Better Laundry and Dry Cleaning STEAM 'AUNDRY the work and church. CHURCH OF CHRIST W. Main and Highway 61 Denton M. Neal, Evangelist Lord's Day services: Preaching, 11:00 a. m.. Communion, 11:50 a. m. Young People's Bible class, 7 -15 } p. m. . t Preaching at 8:00 p. m. 1 Mid-week services: Wednesday, 8:00 p. m. Bible study and song practice. Thursday, 3:00 p. m. Ladies' Bible class. Radio services, KLCN. daily (except Sunday) 12:15 to 12:30 o'clock. Sunday, 2:30 to 3:15 o'clock. You are invited to each of our services. You will find a hearty welcome with us. Friday. 7:45 o'clock, Bible study. The public is cordially invited'to Men." The choir will S ln«- the Hallelujah Chorus, from Handel's ilie DUD11C "Messiah,", and the Christmas an- the ^sen ices them, "Shine, o- Wonderful star," ' by Soechtig.' Young people's meeting- 6:30 p.m. Evening worship 7:30 p m 0 -.-—-, •— •- - ' Sunday school opening exercises. CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE Fletcher Spruce, Pastor FULL GOSPEL TABERNACLE Lilly and Vine Streets C. L. Thaeker, Pastor Sunday school, 9:45 a.m. Roy Handley, superintendent. Morning worship at 11:00 a m P. Y. P. A. at.6:30 o'clock. Evangelistic service at 7:30 o'clock. . "Lasting .Glory" and "Rock of Ages" will be themes of-"'services. Mid-week services • on Tuesday and Friday vifights;. at-« 7:30 o'clock. Chiistmas•"• 'program, ^Wednesday • night at 7:30 o'clock-. : The public is invited. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SERVICES 116 S. Broadway IS THE- UNIVERSE. INCLUDING MAN, EVOLVED BY ATOMIC FORCE? is "the subject of the Les- Herc's an Ideal Special, music and singing. 10:55 a. m. Christmas sermon by the pastor, 11 a. m. Practice Christmas program, 2:00 p. m. Christmas Pageant. "The Christmas Truant", and Christmas tree 7:30 p. m. Prayer meeting, Wednesday, 7:30 p. m. The Rev. Eupha D: Beasley will be the special speaker. Praver and Fasting, Thursday 12:30 p. m, W.M.S. Thursday, 1:30 p. m. Cottage Prayer meeting, Friday' 7:30 p. m. Cottage- Prayer meeting, Friday, 7:30 p. m. Everyone should go to church Christmas week. You are more than welcome to worship with us. LTJXORA METHODIST CHURCH Martin A. Bierbaum, pastor Sunday, school at 10:00 a. m. Mrs.' Sue Brown, •' : superintendent Let us have-, a .record .attendance en this our Christmas Sunday. . Morning worship at 11:00 a" m. Sermon by pastor, "Our Christmas Guest." Also special music. Evening .worship at 7:00 p.m. . . .. Christmas program of special mu- est Gifts," presented by our Young People. Come and enjoy these services with us ( -%fc FIRST METHODIST CHURCH E. B. Williams, pastor 9:45 a.m. Church school, S. K. Garrett/ superintendent. 10:55 a,m. Morning worship The pastor's subject, "The Meaning of Christmas in a World That Ls Lost," is a vital and timely one, 5:00 Vesper sen-ice. A .Cantata, "The Christ Child," will-'be pre- ;ented by the church choir; , 6:45 p.m. Junior, intermediate" ind senior young peoples' services! 'nterest in our Young Peoples' work is increasing. To all these services you arc most heartily welcomed. Through these . services this Church hopes you will find comfort, inspiration, and spiritual guidance for the so- aition of your problems and espe- -ially for helping you live' A- more 3hrist-like .life. FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Main at Sixth George W. Patterson, Minister .9:45 a. m. Bible school. Russell , Barham, superintendent. 11:00 a. m. worship, communion and preaching. "Where Is He Thai- Is Born King-. . . . ?'• will be the sermon theme. 7:30 p. in. The children of. the Bible school will present a- play: •'Under, the Christmas Star." Miss Margaret Shaver will give a reading -of "The Terrible Meek" by Charles Ramr Kennedy. -."•:. Don't forget your offering-- for benevolence. We most cordially invite the public. Strangers in our city especially invited. We'll try to make you glad •' you came our way. FURNITURE ^Leaving town & selling: this furniture ridiculously cheap—one piece '' or all. ' '' 4-,piece walnut bedroom suite, twin beds «fe chest drawers. Break- 1 " fast table & chairs. Davenport'- chairs & ottoman. Porch glider, table & chairs. Vacuum sweeper. 1 '-' Two 9x12 rugs, several small rugs;--small stands/tables, mirrors, 1 pic- " lures, utensils, shades, curtains;" ctrapes, lanips. etc. Also 9-piece solid oak dining-' 1 ' suite & 4-piece blond maple bed- '' room suite with box springs & best ' grade mattress. These two suites'" 7 atest. style & nearly new. Dare say none 'other as beautiful in Miss. County. . " Shown by appointment. Phone 299 or inquire 701 W. 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