The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 19, 1943 · Page 2
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fAtt-r.TWO BLiTHHVlLLE, (ARK.V COURIEB NEWS Two Visitors Sharing Entertainment Honors Mrs. Robert Porter slid Mrs, ; \V, J. .Pollard, who are milking their home in Delroit white First lieutenant Porter and Captain pollard are stationed there with the Air Transport Command, p.re being w.tertaincd by a number of pco- •_!e iluce their arrival a week ago to visit relatives and friends until May 1. In addition to Informal entertainment, one formal party already has bri'ii given and others are being planned, • Mrs. B. A. Lynch was hostess Saturday afternoon for n dessert bridge In honor of her daughter and Mrs. Pollard; she will entertain the Double G Bridge Club and several'other guests tomorrow night hi compliment to Mrs. Porter .who was a member of this group, and Mrs. Edgar Bonun and daughter, Mrs. Spencer Alexander, will compliment Mrs. Pollard and Mrs. Porter wilh a bridge party one nlglil this wee);, for nlfalrs already announced. Tiie 23 guests Mrs. Lynch eiilcr- tniued at -her homo were served a dessert course at 2 o'clock prior to bridge games. . The library, living and dining rooms were, cflecllvely arranged with small .tables having centerpieces oJ red tulips and white spl- rea, bowls of the same flowers were on kw tables nnd urns of yellow roses, on pedestals, flanked the fireplace. The tally-place cards were In keeping wilh the Easter holiday. In the games, Mrs. James Terry won a flower bowl for high score; Mrs. Lloyd Stlckmon received a double deck of cars for second high; the Iwo guests of honor were presented flower containers in crystal, and Mrs. Paul T. Prciiss was given a gift of a handkerchief because she was leaving Blytlie- ville after having come here Insl Summer when Lieutenant Colonel Preuss was transferred to Blythc- ville Army Air Field. The guests included Mrs. Van Wright of Arknrielphlii, houseguest of her skter, Mrs. Farmer England, and Mr. England. * : * * LANGE PTA MEETING POSTl'ONEn UNTIL APRIL 27 Meeting of the Lange School Parents and Teachers Association, which was to have been held this Tuesday, has been postponed until' Tuesday, April 21, it was announced by the president, Mrs. Hii- perl Crafton. , ^ • •,' . *.*..• DAUGHTER BORN' TO LUXORA COUPLE Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McGulrt ot Luxora, announce the birth of a daughter, Sunday nl> their home. The'baby has been named Judy Rose and'is the third daughter of the family. Mrs. McGuirt is the 1117 Contbmon« Shows Every Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN 0:00 a.m. 12:45 pjn. 1:30 p.m. former Miss Helen Loflin of Bly- tlievllle. ' Entertain With A Tea For Chorus Musicians Staff Sergt. and Mrs. • Dallon C. Fowlston were liftst and hostess for a tea 'yesterday at their Home, 1101 Chtckasawua from 5:30 to 7:30 p. m. wilh (lie 35 gue.st.s Including- members of the special choir, wlilch presented a pre-Easter program earlier In the afternoon at First Presbyterian Church, and their wives and husbands. •Mre. Powkton Is director and organist of (his group with Sergeant Fowlston n)so taking purl when Ills duties at Blytheylltc Aitny Air Field rwrmit. Their apartment was effectively decorated with pink tulips, Texas blue -bonnets and white narcissi ami the refreshment table had a centerpiece of'a crystal ePTCne of narcissi and while lapcrs. .Nfrs. Hay WorthliiRton and Mrs. Jnme.s A. Overholser presided at the refrcslunent table from w)j^> an assortment of sandwiches, cakes, Icra and. tea were served. * * • Two Are Hostesses For Bridge Luncheon Tulips, Iris nrid Japonlca dcco- raled the rooms of Ihe lay Welch home Saturday afternoon, when Mrs. Welch and Mrs. F. L. Englcr entertained 20 guests for a bridge luncheon. The Easter motif was carried out in the tallies small baskets which formed 'the centerpiece lor the small tables where the guests were served the two course luncheon. In the-bridge earner, high score was awarded to Mrs. Robert Grimes, second high, Mrs. Harry Kirby and low to Mrs. H. A Taylor. A gift was also presented to Mrs. J. T. Tomlinson who is visiting her mother, Mrs. w. U Crnflon and other relatives while her husband serving with the. Armed Forces. * * * SARA CRACK JOYNER ENTERTAINS CLASS Miss Sara Grace Joyncr was hostess to 24 members of the sophomore class of Blytlievllle High School when she entertained Saturday night at the home ot her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R B. Joy- ncr. Tlie Easter motif was carried out In the tallies used for the bunco games playeU, and In the refreshment course. Gordon Welslums received high score prize In the bunco games, and later dancing was enjoyed. Frozen punch and. cockles were served by thfc hostess, n.jsistcd by her mother, Mrs. Joyncr. > t * * sod WOMEN'S GROW PLANS SERVICE The Mission Study group Woman's Council, First Christian Church, will hold n special prayer service Wednesday 2:30 o'clock at church. The topic for this service will be, "Beyond The Cross" with Mrs. M. Fitzsimmons, Mrs, Russell Durham nnd Mrs. R. S. Balrd as leaders. Last Time Today 'Crystal Ball' with r.i«tct!c Gofldard and Huy Millar, d Paramount News &. Short Sul>j«t« Thomas Jefferson, alter observing the custom In Europe, introduced finger bowls Into America. Tuesday & Wednesday ROXY Bargain Nfcht Every Nljhl Except SatnnU;. Box Office Opens 6:15 Show Starts 7:00 iovi 8h*wi Bit. ui gnu last Time Today 'Confirm or Deny 1 with Don Aroeehe and Joan Bennett Fax Newi an4 ShorU Tuesday & Wednesday The Miracle In Permanent Waving!. COLD RYl*, the modern, scientific wave. No heal—No machines. Drop In for details. MARGARET'S BEAUTY SHOP 10* S. First Phone 2532 AN- INVITATION- The New Management of the HOTEL NOBLE cordially invites your continued patronage of its coffee shop nnd other facilities. Every effort will be made to continue the service that has made our hotel the favorite gathering place of Northeast Arkansas. I , —Harry Holbrook, M&T' County PTA Council To Meet Here Friday Destruction of a l|-acliville school building recently by tire makes it necessary to transfer a scheduled meeting of the Mississippi County Council of Parents and Teachers to Blythevlllc, it was announced loilny by Mrs. Rupert iaTlon, president. Revised plans now call for the meeting lo be held Friday, April 23, at First Christian Chwch. Speakers will be Ihe Rev. James A. Overholser, paslor of First pres- bylorlan church, nnd Miss Rosa Hardy. Blylhcvllle high school prnclpal, 'Hie H«v. Ovfrhoker's topic for Iho allcrnoon meeting, "Changes War Brings to the Lives of Children," will follow (he morning program In which Miss Hardy will lead a discussion on "Women In War Work." Holds Auxiliary Office When the Woman's Auxiliary of the Arkansas Presbytery met last week in Little nock, Mrs, James Overholser of Blytlievllle was named to Ihe office of secretary of Christian Education and Ministerial Relief. Social Calendar TUESDAY'S EVENTS Mrs, II. O. Blankemliip entertaining G. N. B. Club, Tuesday Bridge club meeting with Mrs. Hlley B. Jones. Mrs. Lynn Brown will be hostess to Octn Club. Mrs. B. A. Lynch entertaining Double G Club. Mrs. Tim Estes will be hostess to 400' Club. Maple Grove 'Cemetery Association will meet 2:30 o'clock with Mrs. J. W. Durham. Beta Chi Sunday School Class, First Presbyterian Church will meet Tuesday 8 p. in. with Mrs. G. W. DDlnhimly. WEDNESDAY'S EVENTS Central Ward Parent Teachers Association meeting 3:30 o'clock preceded by executive board 3 p. in. Wednesday Bridge Club will meet with Mrs. Baker Wilson. A. D. C. club meeting with Mrs. J. Farrls McCalla. Mrs. James V. Gates will be hos- ss to \Vedncsdity Contract Club. Town nml country chiw meeting with Mrs. James B. Clark. Mrs. C. B. Ketllnger entertaining 13 and L Club. THURSDAY'S EVENTS )lub Eight meeting with. Mrs. U. C. Langslon Jr. Mrs. Russell Phillips entertaining Thursday Luncheon Club. Mid-Week Club meeting wllh Mrs. B. A. Lynch, Mrs. a. E. Keck will entertain Thursday Contract Club. Mrs, Dick WnUson cnlorlnlnlni; Triple Table Club. FRIDAY'S EVENTS Mrs. Ross Moore will entertain C. B. C. Club. Mrs. Bud Lutes will be hostess to the C and N Birthday club 1 p. in. al her home. Bita of News Mostly Povooal n«ad Courier News want ads. Mrs. Willie B. Hunlcr of nenctj, Calif,, Is spending .several days he-re with her daughter, Mrs, B. li. Gee and family cnroule to Washington I), c. to visit another daughter. Mrs, Hunter will return later lor a longer visit. Mrs, James Hill Jr. and Mrs. 1>. B. Whlsnant spent the weekend In Memphis. Mrs. Eugene Blackv.'tll and son; Eugene Blaekwell Jr., of I.ouisv!llo, Ky., arrived yesterday afternoon lo visit Mr. Blackwell's pnrenls, Mr, and Mrs. Cozlne Blnckwoll. Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Langdon had as llielr guests last week, Mr. and Mr.s. Tony Welch, Mrs. Dora Welch and Mrs. Sclma Schwartz, all of St. Louts, Mo, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Humphrey o( Swift, Mo,, .spent the weekend here as guests of Ills uncle, j. H. Humphrey. The Hey Prank G. Smith of Omaha, Nebr., Is visiting his dmigh- ler, Mrs. R. F. Ktrslmcr and family. Mr. and Mrs. John Bailey of Portagcville, Mo., spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs, E. B. Clee and family. Mrs. Bailey is a niece of Mr. oce. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Martin and Mary Sue Crafton spent the weekend In Coltlwatcr, Miss., with relatives. Miss Lynellc Tucker nnd Charles Willis of Tylertown, Miss., bolli students at University of Mississippi, Oxford, spent the weekend here as guests of MLss Tucker's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Tucker. Billy Jonlz who attends Purdue University, Lafayetlo. Ind., Is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Jonlx for a week. Billy has recently been circled to the Skull and Crescent, an honorary fraternity composed of sophomore.? «'ho have won recognition in scholastic work. First Lieut. Leonard A. Damage formerly of the Ulylheville Army Air Field, now of Maxwell Field, Ala., spent the weekend here as the guest of Miss Dorothy Rylce and family. The C. 11. Wheelers, who have lived at 809 Hcnrn Street for 23 years, have moved to 313 North Eighth. Mrs. James R. Sweatt of Helena, Mont. Is the guest of her sister, Mrs. William H. Thompson and Staff Sergl. Thompson. Mrs. George Payne who has been wilh her husband, Corporal Payne, stationed in New Orleans In a mechanical school lor , (he past four and one-half months, has returned lo make her home with Corporal Payne's parents Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Payne for the present. Her daughter Valerie Jean who lias been with relatives in Memphis, Is with her. Mr.s, Richard Dickinson of Osccola entertained with a family dinner, Friday night for 12 in honor of her nephew, Sergl. Gilbert D. Hammock of Las Vegas. Nov.,' Large Crowd Hears 'Messiah' Oratorio Sunday Afternoon Every pew iind chair nt First I'l'csliyleiinn Church was used yesterday iiflcm<x>n lo take tare of Die overflowing audience wlilcli hcnrcl tlic famous Kaster music, '•'J'))e Messiah" orntoilo by George Frederick Mantlet, presented by the •ilini'cli choir. The regular church group was augmented by several guest singers for Hie one-hour program. With Mrs, Dorothy SV. TOwMon iis director and organist, her husband. S. Scrgt. ftnlton C. Fowl- .stoii. was bass bilHtoiiu soloist, wllh another gucsl, Miss Wyncttc Shepherd us sopinuo soloist. Mrs, llarbEii'ii Shoup, n member of the choir, was contralto soloist. Others In the choir were Miss Mcdillh Hancock, Mrs. Benjamin Hays, Mrs. James A. Overholser, Mrs. Wlllimt II. Pease, Miss Sara Grace Joyncr, Miss t-ois Elcli and Miss Frances Bright, soprano members, wllh Mrs. W. n. Cobb and Mrs. Farmer England, guest sopranos; MI.5S Jane McAdnms, Miss Polly Wilson and Mrs. Keith Wiser, altos; Dr. Edna N'ie.s and Mrs. Diive Moore, guest conlrnltos. Roy Wnllon, liny Worlhlngton, Pvt. Irving Rasey and S. Sergl. Sam Thomas, tenors with the two .service men as guest singers; Ross- Stevens, the Rev^ Jauies A, Ovoi 1 - holsc-r and S. Sergt. James White, bass. The most elaborate ))rogrnm presented by this choir since Mrs. PtrtVlstoii, well known New York, musician, became director nml organist early last Winter, the presentation was popularly received by mi appreciative audience. Beginning with an organ prelude "1'astoral Symphony," there wore. In addition to the solos, five choruses wilh the "Hallelujah Chorus" concluding, as the audience also stood. Easter lilies, palms, and white hydrangeas, which decorated the chancel, made an appropriate set- tiny for the Easter music, along with the robed choir. Because several service men and several wives of service men participated in this pre-Easter service attended by n number of soldiers from BIyllievillc Army Air Field, official photographs were made for a picture record. This was the beginning of the Easter celebration of music in this church by the senior choir and the junior choir, organized several months ago. Both of the groups will be used in special music Easter morning and the 11 boys and girls in Hie junior glair.) will sing again Sunday night, when Sergeant Fowlston will appear as guest soloist. Also ia the regular church choir is Mm. F. B. Joyncr as assistant accompanist. MONDAY, APRIL IS), 19-13 Official To Visit Woodmen of the World will meet Tuesday night 7.'30 o'clock at the hall, corner Fifth and Main. B. B. naglin. state manager will be a special guest and there will be drill after lodge. who s|icnt his furlough here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Hammock and other relatives. Sergeant Hammock left Sunday for Las Vegas, where he us stal- tioned in a gunnery school. Pre-Easter Services In Memory And Appreciation Of T/ie Passion Of Jesus Christ Worshiping And Preaching For Your Inspiration Each Evening At 7:45 From April 19th to April 25lh The First Christian Church Main at Sixth Streel, BIyllievillc YOU ARE CORDJAU.Y INVITED TO HEAR THESE SERMONS BY R. SCOTT BAWD, B.D. Monday, April 19, 7:45 p.m. "A New Order in the Church" Thursday, April 22, 7:45 p.m. "A Commemoration of the Lord's Snpi'ff" (fn Candle Light) Tuesday, April 20, 7:45 p.m. "A New Kind of Authority"' Fritby, April 23, 7:-15 p.m. "What Ihe Cross Means lo Me' Kaster Sunday, 10:SO a.m. and 7:45 p.m.: "The World's Most l)c- sive Victory"; "The Companionship of the Risen Christ." Wednesday, April 21, 7:45 p.m. "An Inescapable Question" A Sermon To Challenge You! BY R. SCOTT BAIRD, B.D. "A New Order In The Church" Tonight 7:45 O'clock-The FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Genera 1's Mother Keeping Up With The Men In Service Corp. Muriel O. Nance, son of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Nance o'i Leacliville, was graduated last week, .from a course in aircraft engines. This school Is located in Die plant of the Wright Aeronautical Corporation. Corp. Kenneth McWhlrter, son of Charles K. McWliirler of Manila, graduated last week from n course in aircraft rngine.s, located in Ihe plant of the Wright Aeronautical Corporation. John HollamJ, son of Mr. and Mr.s. J. O. Holland'of Steele, who is stationed in Alaska, has been promoted to staff sergeant. LOS ANGRLES (UP)-Sonsslike Ihe familial' Negroid American "blues" were old tiiuir back in t'be (lays of Ihe Renaissance, according to Dr, Walter L. Uubsiiiuen of the music department of tlic University of California. The "Slrniii- botto," probably of Sicilian orHu he states, was the grandfather of the American blue.s. 4J Wailing nt her County Donegal, !Eii'c, home while liL'r sun mate j history in Africa is Lady Montgomery, mollier of famed Gen. 1 Sir Bernard L. Montgomery. Auxiliary To Meet American Ugion Auxiliary will meet Tuesday night 8 o'clock Legion Hut for Pan-American program If You Suffer 'PERIODIC' FEMALE PAIN Which Makes You We»k, Cranky, Nervous-; Ir at such llmc-s you, like so m»nv u-omcn and girls suffer from cramps headaches, l;,ickaclie, distress of "IrreiN utorlcies", periods of tlic blues— due fo functional monthly disturbances— Stan nt oncc-try Lydla K. I'lnklinm'a VeeeiaMe Compound. Tills famous liquid not only helps relieve monthly i>aln tout ulso uccompanylna tired. weal:, nervous feellnas or ilila nature. I his Is Ijt-cuust of its soolhini: effect. At The Hospitals Walls Hospital Admitted— Mrs. Norman Hicks, Holland Mo. Edgar Miller Jr., Steele, Mo Mrs. Bill Scott, city. Dismissed— Otto Belknap, city. Mrs. John McDowell, city. Mrs. E. I,. Evans, city. Mrs, FHlic! Miller, city. Mrs. Edgar Johnson and baby city. Illytlicvillc Hospital Dismissed— Mrs. Joan Simpson ami bnby, Lepanto. Memphis Baptist Hospital Admitted— Mrs. B. W. Thompson, Leacliville Mr.s. Lela Workman, Braggadocio' AIO. Memphis Methodist Hospital Admitted— Miss Josefa Vancgas, Luxora. PUN BALANCED MENUS Avoid rnoals top - heavy with baked and';fried ioods. Consult nutritional guides in planning healthful, well-balanced menus, assuring satisfying yel wholesome food every day in Ihe week. "WALKIE-TALKIE jf "BOONDOCKS 1 *, •• f AMEL"'•«J.c««!•»« Taken regularly — Lytlla I'inkJvun's CAMELS SURE ARE DING NOW! THEY'RE EXTRA MILP AND THAT RICH FLAVOR HOLDS UP PACK. AFTER PACK Make It An EASTER She'll Never Forget... Make Easier complcle with a gift of smart jewelry, to give the Anal touch to licr • outfit . . . oivc her a diamond—the symbol of .your love' Give Jewelry! The Two That Make You One! Twinkling siitc by side in the largest collection of matched engagement rings and wedding bands in town. You'll find perfectly mated pairs in every price range. 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