The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 8, 1941 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 8, 1941
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Social Calendar - THURSDAY'S EVENTS Mrs. Mose Shman, ui L> entertaining Prosperity club, 2:3(i o'clock. Mis. G. S. Barnes and Mrs. Edith Me Cool entertaining Elliott Retcner chapter, United t Daughters of the CoriiederacyV 2:30,o'clock, at Barnes home. Miss Frances Holland having Cee-Que Bridge club. Thursday Bridge club meeting with Mrs. J. J. Cookston. -Mrs, Theodore Logan entertaining Double Four Bridge club. FRIDAY'S EVENTS Woman's club having luncheon, 1:00 o'clock, at club house. Mrs. Paul Byrum entertaining C. B. C. club. Mrs. Goronwy Poetz entertaining Friday Contract club. Chapter-D of the'P.- E. O. Sisterhood ^ having annual B. I.-L. party, 7:00 o'clock, at , home of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Leech, SATURDAY'S .EVENTS ^ "American Association of University Women meeting 12:30 o'clock, Hotel Noble. Recent Bride Miss Williams Wed To Owen Thomas Hunt -The wedding of' Miss Virginia Elizabeth Williams, of Blytheville daughter of Mr, and Mrs. W. C. Williams of Fordyce, and Owen Thomas Hunt, son of the Rev. and Mrs. H. H. Hunt of Lincoln. Ark. was solemnized Thursday morning Dec. 26 at 11:00 o'clock at the Williams home in Fordyce. ^Patishall, pastor Baptist church, read the service in the presence oi relatives and a few intimate fiiends. Preceding the ceremony, Mis Margaret Ben ton of Fordyce, sang "Because". She was accompanied by Mrs. George Jordan, of Fordyce, who ..used Lohengrin's "Wedding March" for the entrance- of the, bride and bridegroom and played The R«v. Ira of the Fordyce "Liebestraum" mony. - v during the, .cere- The ceremony took place before the fireplace - which was banked with Southern^ smilax and white narcissuses extending over the mantel * where white carnations were used. White' tapers in graduated effect .lighted the scene. j tract club at her home Tuesday A wedding .luncheon, was served afternoon, immediately following the cere- church was divided into \wo groups, with Mrs. McCullar . captain of the, winning group. After supper, the eight present played games and fixed the "penny i meal boxes" to be used Jn this month's contest. h? Hostess to Club Pink snapdragons and white narcissuses flanked by pink tapers -ormed the centerpiece of the din- -ng table in the home of Mrs Fred child, Tuesday afternoon when she was hostess Jor the m'$$mf^' Tuesday Bridge club party. miM?$!ti^ ' Playing with the club * members were Mrs. c. A. Cunningham, Mrs. Henry Humphrey and Mrs. Marvin Robinson. W. D. Chamblin was high and Mrs Cunningham, second, in ths games which followed lunch. Miss Virginia William's the party. A combination sandwich and salad plate was served at the conclusion of the games. High score prize went to Mrs. Russell Gill, low score to Miss Ruth Henderson and bunco prize to Mrs. J. G. "Bob" Barnes. Mrs. O'Shea was also presented a gift. Meet For Bible Study Eleven members of the Woman's Society of Christian Sen-ice of Lake Street Methodist church me. Monday afternoon at the chujch for a Bible study conducted- by Mrs. George Disinger. Assisting Mrs. Disinger in presenting the study taken from Psalms were: Mrs. C. T. Shamlin Mrs. B. K. Sewell, Airs. Iverson Morris, Mrs. George Shamlin, Mrs W. L. Green and Mrs. George Crews. At the business session, presided over by Mrs. Green, plans were made for several members to attend the district Missionary Institute in Jonesboro Thursday. The meeting \vns dismissed with prayei by Mrs. Sowell. Study Better Speech A better 'speech program was presented under the -direction of Mrs. G. W. Dillahunty Tuesday morning at the meeting of the Delphian Fine Arts group at the public library.' Pronunciation of various words and their usage were discussed as was the use of the suffix and prefix. : Has Club Party Mrs. B. P. Potter had a party for members of the Tuesday Con- mony. The two-tiered white wedding- cake was decorated with a sii- .ver wedding" bell and pastel colored fiowers. The' top was adorned with a miniature bride and bridegroom. Mrs. Walter Campbell, of For- high and dyce, sister of the bride, assisted sJo^fhig 'Besides the dub 'members, she entertained Mrs. George Abbott, Mrs. John Foster and Mrs. E. F' Blomeyer. A. salad plate was served after thc*feames. Mrs. W. W. Shaver n serving the cake. Mrs. H. B. members. Guest 'prize ent lo Mr Benton. of Fordyce presided over Foster the refreshment table^ Others as- J sisting were Mrs. E. A.. Bell, of Pine BluS, and . Miss Elizabeth ander of Fordyce. Cause Mr. and Mis. Hunt left by motor A number of meetlnes which " for a Tulsa, Ckla., and are now at home [ at 107 Davis street in BlytheviHe. * • •'.* :.• -* Is Guest of Club Mrs. John Sheloy was a guest were scheduled for week are in this city. The Dorcas Sunday school clnss of the First Baptist church which was to meet'Friday afternoon will not meet until February, accord- of Mrs. B.Nalli-Tuesday afternoon, ing to announcement made today" whftn S h» entertained^memoers of! The meeting of the Elliott Plet- ' ' i cher chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy has been at her home. v club for a In the games, Mrs. T. W. Neil f vases f.oi postponed until latp.r because of of one of the high prize and Mrs. George Sham- tin, a set of ash trays for low Prize, - Pecan pie and coffee were served at the conclusion of the gamrs. * *. * Jchii Martin Chapter . To Sponsor Movement The John Martin Cbapter of the Daughters cf the American Col- onisis toted unanimously at a meeting- Tuesday at the -home of Mis. James B. Clark to sponsor 3 movement urging all fosal, civic and patriotic organizations to aaopt a resolution recently accepted by the Memphis Council of Americanism. .The resolution requests members of the Arkansas congressional delegation including both Senators Caraway and Miller and each representative to p;evail upon (he president of the United States, \;n- cev authority already vestei In him to move in against, those that have catalogued as enemies of rhe nation so that it will be immediately legal and lawful for the proper law enforcement agencies of ^ the United States to seize and intern:-all; known subverters, saboteurs and agents of potential enemy nations whether such persons be aliens ..or citizens of th« United States. The luncheon meeting va* cppj,- ed with prayer by Mrs. A. M p Branson. The pledge TO the United States flag was led by the Chapter Regent, Mrs. Clark, who 3lsc> fre- sided over the "business session. Mis. C. F. Tucker gave instructions on the correct use and proper respect of the-United States fta^ Mrs: Hiram Wjlic? gave a paper on Amencan . .Government. 1776-1930 American -Government. "1176-1930! going, back" further to' tl\r period ! when the prow of tbc Mayflower' turned awav from Europe.' roao> oy people who wanted to'establish new homes in this countty/*" Entertain In Honor - • Of Mrs/J. B. O'Shea • ! Airs: 'J. B. tfShea of Tahulah. -ua.,.>x»ousegue5t-or her parent* Mr and Mrs. W.-A. Edwards, was com-' Pinnated1 with a bunco party given at ... the ^Edwards .home iTuesday 4itghfc- by-. Mrs. jjOIShea's iister Mrs Vance HeiijJerwn, and "her sister- in-laV,, Mrs.I-Shields- Edwards ' -Sixteen guests \vere present lor of influenza at her home in Luxora. Mrs. Marshall; Blackard was to be hostess to the Y. M. B. club Thursday-afternoon, but the*meeting is to be postponed until the following Thursday. Mrs. Harry W. Haines reviewed a play at the meeting of Chapter N of the P. E. o. sisterhood Tuesday night at' the home of Mrs Farmer England. The play was Robert .Sherwood's "There Shall Be No Night," The hostess served refreshments to the ten members present. » a T Plays With Club Mrs. Bernard Allen played cards with members of the Tuesday club Tuesday afternoon when they were entertained at* the home o'f Mrs Dixie Crawford. "A salad plate was served at the conclusion of the games in whicli M j e Tav or 1 ' high and Mrs. Crawford, second hish .scorer * * * Have Hot Tamaie Supper Mr. and Mrs. Noble McCullar entertained with a hot inmate supper at their home Monday nighf, Tiip affair was givsrt for members of Mrs. McCullar's committee. Fho had been working in a "money Caruthersville Group Will Elect New Officers Feb. 3 CARUTHERSVILLEi'.Mo, Jan. £ -President Dick • Neeley of the Caruthersville Junior Chamber oi commerce 'ruesday announced appointment of the nominating committee to select nominees for the various offices and board of directors of the organization. New officers will ge elected Feb. 3. The nominating committee comprises Leonard Limbaugh, chairman; Roy W. Harper, Dalton Teroy, KcnneU Dlllman and Tom Markey. Upon proposal by Clyde Harper, chairman, the dub voted ceremonies fo: un- Monday night, wives WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 1941 HOLD EVERYTHING By Clydft Lewis "dates" will be guests of the bers. This is the tirst time in trie local organization's history that installation of new officers has been held. . President Neeley stated that : a five-man, committee had been named to confer with'merchants and City Police Department toward perfecting some plan to discourage and ultimately eliminate'as far as possible, "panhandling" and peddling by transients. . Named to the committee were Jack Moore, chairman; Dalton Teroy, Pete Robertson, Clyde Harper and Byron Ward. Nominees for the various offi- Bits of News Mostly Personals MJ-S. Walter Rosenthal is restin* very well at Blytheville Hospital alter having undergone a minor operation this morning. | Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Engler at- i 'tended to business in Memphis Monday. ' , . Mrs. Charles Alford. who has been quite seriously ill, : is. no committee will be announced at the next meeting, January 20, by the committee, President Neeley stated. Steele-Cooter Society—Personal Announce .Secret Wedding slightly improved. She became- ill Ani)cunceme "fc has been made of of .Influenza -Insi week and com- H 16 secret Bedding of Miss Pauline plications developed Sunday 'to le to ';.'Mr. "Oscar Hundhausen. make her condition serious " ' j both of ^y^ : in Blytheville, Aug. Mrs. Tom Phillips was removed 11 9 - Th e • ceremony was performed Tuesday to .her home, 218 East-! b f ^ us f ice ,° c Pence T. L. Cassidy Davis avenue, from Walls Hospital "' where she underwent treatment. Mr. and Mrs. Walker H. Baker .spent Monday in Memphis. Miss Virginia Little is ill- of influenza at her home 919 West ^° stmaster ^d Mrs. Fred Hund- Maln street. hausen of Tyler. He attended Coot- Barbara Child is able to be up ioday after having been ill of Influenza-.since Thursday, she is .it her home; 633 West Malnvstreeti Among ,'the Blytheville -'people 1 in Steele today for the wedding of Miss Frances Gillam and B. 'B Goodman .are Mr. and Mrs. Rep. 1 -- 1 :«rt Wetenkamp, Miss Nell Harris and Mrs. Dixie Crawford They were joined here by members oV Mr. Goodman's family. Mrs. B B Goodman Sr. t Mrs. Fulton Moffett and Mrs. K. W. O'oodman and daughter, Lee, all of Memphis who went, to Steele with them. ' Mrs. Herman Matthews is able'- to be out after having been ill of influenza. Among the out: of town people expected to arrive today for the wedding of Miss Sara *jo Uttle and Kavanaugh Francis Thursday are: Mr: jmci Mrs. Bob Jones and son. Rob. of Scottsboro, Ala.. Nick Hare of Birmingham. Paul Francis of TuscaJoosa. arid James Nettles of Butler, Aln. C. O. Hardaway. "of. Memphis, attended to business here Tuesday. At The Hospitals Rlythcvillc Hospital .Mrs. Walter Roscnthal. city, ad-- mitted. • , Born to Mr. und Mrs. Aizie Freeman, city, a daughter Tuesday n:Rhi, weighing six pounds .and V.The'.bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs: Joe Poblc of near Tyler She attended Cooter high school. .The bridegroom is the son ol attended Cooter high; school and has been, employed.'by Green way Gin Company. /They-have moved into the home recently vacated by Mr. and. Mrs Gray'Hopper; • "•••.'•. ' v ; : *.'' ' * *' - •'•' Rrown-Poole -Miss Jewell. Poole became'; the bride of.Hubert Brown in a'cere- mony .. performed in Caruthersvillt Friday .night by a justice of'th peace. Both lived in Tyler and wil make their home there. ' ,. ; Mrs. Brown is the daughter-of Mr. and-Krs. Joe Poole and.-at-'-' •tended Cooter schools. Mr. Brown is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Brown. - , * t it. Mr. and Mrs. James L. Cassidy and children spent Sunday in Blytheville with Mr. and Mrs. T. L Cassidy. Miss Eunice Outhric of Poplar Bluff spent the weekend here with her sister, Mrs. Ruth Lawhon. Basil McClure had dinner will- Mr, and Mrs. Harxy Talkington oi Maiden, yesterday. - Fred Vaughn, who has been cm- ployed in Memphis, has j rcturncci ,to his iiome here. CPU. IMl JY MIA SUVICJ. IMC. T. M. ««. U. J Two New Teachers Replace Those Who Recently Quit Two., new teachers have taken up their duties in the city school sys- tern following resignations, which became effective after the Christmas holidays. Mrs. Joe Craig is to be Instructor of the fourth grade in Lange school. She replaces the former Miss Mildred Moore, 'who resigned to become the bride of Lt. John Ben Bomar of Orlando, Fla. Mrs. Julius Gilden, the former Miss Helen Louise Shaver, resigned to go to Los Angelas to ; make }y?r home. Mrs. Lloyd Slick- mon will teach the English and '-geography classes formerly handled by Mrs. Gilden, while Mis/o. T. ( Hunt, the former Miss ' Virginia Williams, an instructor in junior high school, will take over her art Both of the new instructors have been members of-the city school faculty. Read Courier News want ads. WOMEN HEED THIS ADVICE!. 1 Thousands of women are helped to go smiling thru distress caused by this period In a woman's life (38 to 52) with Lydia- E Pinkham's Vegetable Compound — famous for over 60 yrs.l Try it! "How can we tell if a kiss is worth $5000? Could we— er—have a demonstration?" You", "I Don't.Believe.In Dreams" have been accepted by one pub- .isher and "Once Upon A Time" "Everytime" and "Could It Be Thoughts Of You?" by another. The former Miss Mary Mae Little of Blytheville, Mrs. Garner has composed popular songs .sin:* a gin but had never attempted to do anything seriously about having tlrcm published until the past few years when she has much time in production. Always gifted in the art of piano and organ playing, Mrs. Garner has been playing professionally for a number of years. She is the daughter of A. spent "Little. G. Ina Olenc Tennson. of Etowah. D. J. Thorpe and Miss Lucy Abbott, both of Luxora, by A. J. Hill; Jack Bumham, of 'siythe- ville, and Miss Irene Estes, of Hermandale, by Magistrate A. L. Rigr^s; Chris Belyew and M'iss Ruby Baker, of Manila, by Magistrate Cassicly; Willie Heeler and Miss Seveda Roberts, both of LeachviHe, by Magistrate Cassidy. Early Bridge Type Common soldiers built a "bean pole and cornstalk" bridge over Potomac creek during the Civil War. From 10 to 20 heavy trains crossed the fragile trellis dailv. ANNOUNCEMENT We Are Proud To Announce The Opening Of The New CITY FOOD MARKET "«-. > CORNER FRANKLIN & DUGAN We will appreciate all our friends and customers visiting or calling our new store for service. * WE CARRY A COMPLETE LINE OF Fancy & Staple Groceries and First Class Meats Call 372 for FREE Delivery Anywhere in Town Harrell Davis J. D. Lunsfonl Crawford, city, dis- ight ounces. Mrs. p. j. missed. Clinton Bridges, city, dismissed. Walls Hospital R- G. Cullom. city, di.smis.scd. Mrs. Ford McGarrity, citv, .dismissed. GV-nda Gail Bradcn. Stcclc.''dis- missed. Mrs. Katie Bixlcr. Stceie, admitted. Paul Clark. Manila, admitted. Ernest Halsell. city, dismissed. Luthc: McCain. Leachvlllc. dismissed. Glenn Edward Smith. Leachville. dismissed, Mrs. Tom Phillips, city, dismissed. Memphis Ruptisl Hospital Charles Lane.' Wilson, admitted. Burks Pnync. city, admitted. Compositions of Former Local Resident Make Good Mrs. J. K. Garner of Greenwood, Miss., who was reared in Blytho- ville. may become "famous"'with some ot the musical • selcriion- she's been playing and singinsr to Miss Turner WOi Head Pemiscot Youth League .. CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.. Jan. 8. —At the annual election 'meeting it the Methodist Church in this city Monday night, Miss Mk'ry •Turner of Caruthersville was elected •president of the Pemiscot County •South' League for the coming year. ;Phe meeting set a new attendance •record since the league was organ- zed last September, with 63 persons being present, representing •Braggadocio. Deering, Sceele and Jaruchersville. 1 Other officers elected were: Miss -vfildred Euddeth, Deering. vice 1 president; Miss Faye ScotD, Brag- ' . secretary; Miss Betty Jean , Caruthersville, treasurer; >riss Virginia Green, Carubhers- /ille. publicity supervisor; Miss -vlarjorie Kelly. Steele, pianist; and .-he".Rev.- Flo}'d Brower, Caruthers•/ille: 'pastor-advisor of the league. It was decided to finance the .eague by.a prescriced assessmeu. jf^ench member-town each month, jrid discussion was had on tha jtudy course the Caruthersville .vlethodist Church is to sponsor .or the young people in February. The next meeting;'of the leaguj A'ill be in Carutnersvilln, Feb. 3. ,vhen the study course will be iu Dt ogress. Seven Marriage Licenses Issued Here This Week Seven marriage licenses have been issued during the past wesk from the local office of the County Court clerk. Names of couples and officers or ministers performing fche ceremonies, if listed, follow: Lawrence Little, of Steele. and Miss Lorone Rushing, of Cooter: Herbert Brown and Miss Alice friends for a long time. J Jean Warrington. both of Blythe- Herc Tor the wedding of her ! vjllc. by Magistrate Cassidy; " Don Miss Sara Jo Little. ,ind I Jos'lin. of Blytheville. and Miss Kavanaugh Francis, Mrs. Gnnirr' hai- been hUonnrd that seven original songs have been accepted r — -'Ublication and three more are the hands of Uio publishers fov in who have not yet rejected or cepted them . "Love Began On a Bus," -\vhv Did This • Happen?". "Dates \v;;ii CHILOS Relieve misery direct —without "dosing". Use swift-acting VICKS VAPORUB "There Never Has Been An Epidemic Traced To Pasteurized Milk!" MIDWEST LADIES: STOP! LOOK! LISTEN! Don't fail to read HARDWARE CO. Sale ad on pages 8 and 9 Today Many Fine Household! Items at Bargain Prices JANUARY CLEARANCE HURSDAY'S PAPER PASTEURIZED FOR YOUR PROTECTION We take this opportunity to announce the purchase of the HaKsell Dairy and to assure you of a continuance of their splendid .service and Grade A Milk plus\ laboratory-controlled pasteurization. In addition to using the milk from this line herd, vve arc also buying milk from other locally approved herds including those of Charles Lutes and Vance Dickcrson. i H L. Halseli, Jr. and Mrs. H. L. Halsel! In Charge Of Our Milk Department We arc also happy to announce that H. L. Halsell. Jr. and his mother, Mrs. H. T,. Halsell will be in charge -of our Milk Department' in Blytheville. Their wide experience in this Reid is .your assurance of prompt, courteous service at all times. THANKS' e ^u "?' thls means of ^pressing OU r sincere, thanks f nns«v. for the h " e Pah^nage given us in the past and 'to as for a continuance of this pleasant rctatiorwhmJn nm- n«,' ,,^ l t l ; ^ clationship ' our new undertaking. HALSELL DAIRY. 1'HONK YOUK ORDERS FOR MIDWEST GRADE A PASTKUKIZKD MILK AND A COMPLETE LINE OF DAIRY PRODUCTS MILK. CREAM/BUTTERMILK, COTTA ( ; E CHEESE, C H 0 C 0 L A T E Mil K ORANGEADE Day Phone .63 Night Phone 445~W1 MIDWEST DAIRY PRODUCTS CO. JACK ROBERTSON. MGK.

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