The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 20, 1943 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 20, 1943
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FAO»TWO BLYTHEV1LLE, (XRK.X COURIER NEWS Miss Lillian Reeves Wed: Mr, and Mrs. W. O, Reeves announce the marriage of their daughter, Miss Lillian IWeves, to Pvt Ivan A Colvin of Camp Mc- CnJn, Miss, Sunday April J8, In Grenada, Miss. XIrs: Colvln who Is a student in BIyilie'viHe High School, will return to complete her senior year -liter which she will return lo Grfenada to reside. *' . ?~ * METHODIST CIRCLES HOLI'. MEETINGS The Woman's Society of Christian i Service of the First Methodist' Clrurdi rnet In circles yesterday aftt-nicon at these various homes. At.'ihe conclusion or each session, re/refitments were servf d and Oie president's message read. CJrcle One met at tlic home of MJ5s'..'MarJorlc Warren with Mrs. Mell Brcbl:s Jr., as co-hostess. The 15 present, heard Mrs. Colqinat: Stevens give the devotional and Mrs. .Paul Jobo teach the -Bible lesson. •'.'.-.. Circle Two, met with Mrs, E. D. Ferguson, Mrs. P. E. Cooley assisting, 'Ihere were tliree visitors, Mrs. K.-.B. Couchman, Mrs. Julian A. Lindscy and Mrs. Geoffrey Willoughby of Malwaukee, Wls. Mrs: G. W. Daiiiekon conducted (lie Bible study-to the'13 present.' Circle '.Three, met with Mrs. S. E.- Webb. There were 10 present for' the Bible study taught by Mrs. Hugh. E. Whilsllt. Four life bnby members were Introduced at this meeting, they were: Gail Whilst U, Jan Ellen rmhlM and Ted and Ned Wilford. Circle Four, met at the home of Mis.-Harry Klruy with 14 present The Bible study was conducted by Mft H L. Harp and Mrs. W. L. Crjftoil read the president's message. Mrs.-'.John Featherslon was host- .ess, to Circle Five when Mrs. S. Si. Wllfbrd was co-hostess. Mrs. W. A. S'ickmoii opened the meeting with prayer, Mrs. O. N. Hawkins gave the; Bible, study'and Mrs. R. N. Hill dismissed with prayer. Circle Sis. met with Mrs. W. T. Cberst, there were seven present. The devotional was given by Mrs. Chaflcs Crigger Jr., and Bible study was .Je^T by Mrs. Jamie Fox. The Lord's'.Prayer . was said in unison for dismissal, Mrs. Riley B. Jones was hostess to Circle Seven with eight members and one guestvMrs. W. D. Godwin, present. Mrs H G Bride Of River Line Offi nccr gray, with black and whito aceessorisf and her cor.sage was of white gardenias. Miss Opal Ford served as mntd of honor. Her wool suit was of navy blue, with wlille accessories, and she wore n corsage of red rosebuds. 1 Pvt. Francis U Murphy, also of (he Ulylhcvllle Army Air Field, served Private Mcljje as best man. Following n brief wedding (rl[> to Memphis, Private and Mrs. Melge are making their home on Missouri street. STIIKKT MEETS I'Olt PKOGItAM The Woman's Society of Christian Service, Lake Street Methodist Church met yesterday afternoon at the church with Mrs. R, II. cnwlcy leader ;or the pro- Kiaiii. The -17 present heard Mrs: Caw- Icy give the devotional after which Mrs. W. L, Green rend the poem "If." During, the business se.ssUJn plans were made for assisting in the revival, which opens Easter Sunday. Msr, Green dismissed Hie group with prayer. During the social hour home made cake was served and an assortment of gifl.s presented to Mrs. Hilly King. Pjirllow conducted the Bible study, after which Mrs. Jones dismissed the group with prayer. 11 * * • MSS. HI AN KEN SHIP HOSTESS FOR BUNCO When Mrs. H. c. Blaiikeiiship cn- Icrlained 12 people last night for bunco she had as Mrs. WUlnrcl Crandnll Kliiiilnghain.wits before her marriage April <] Miss Nedrn Berrymnn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Ucrry.nnn. She Is making her home in Cinclnmitl where her husband, pilot for a Mississippi River boat linn, lias ills headquarters. He is the son of Mr. nnd Mrs. C. A. Kinnlnglmm. ridge lo«'. For Ihe women, bunco -was awarded to Mrs. John Tyron, hljjh lo Mrs. Ernest Flagg and' low, to Mrs. Davis. Pie and coffee was served-at (he conclusion of the games. * » • soc MISS MKM5A FOSTKlt IMS TIIREi; QJJ,\r>H CUfll \ Miss Mclba Foster cntcrlaincd Ihc Three Quads club last night at her home with Mrs. Ralph Unrmvcll us a special gucsl. Bunco was played during the evening with Mrs. Dariiwcll receiving the bunco prize, Mrs. Don Ed- Mrs Stella bavV^iK;Hte n ;rt''KwT»d^.T«;S 51" and Rave reports of Hie reccnl Arkansas I'resbyterial held In Little Rock. At, this meeting .Mrs. rtay Worthlngloi wns appointed n member of the stewardship committee and Mrs. .lames A. Overholser, elected secretary of Christian Education and Mlnlsliial Ilelief. The topic for the program In charge of Circle Two was: "Why Presbyterian colleges." 'Iliose taking part on the program were: Mrs. I 1 '. 13. Joyner, music; Mrs. A. Con- vvny, prayer; Mrs. J. p. Pride, scrip- tine; Mrs. Hoy Walton, "Christian Education in the Home"; Mrs, J D. McGill, "Christian Education In 'the School": Mrs. Ross Stevens, Arkan- Mrs. C. I, Jar rail Gives Sixth Son To Armed The sixth son of Mrs. c. L. Jnr- rnll went lo war lasl week when M. Clyde'.lai'iatl, branch manager for the Crowcll-Colllcr Publishing Co,,, Memphis, packed his sea bag io report for duly. Corp. C. I,. Jarralt Jr.. a Marine, was killed in action lit the Solomon islands last October. He had entered the service n yor before. A veteran of in years in the Navy, Klma T. Jari'ntt, a warrant officer, stationed nt lioston. Sergt. Calvin B. Jarratt. who enlisted In September of last year, Is at Camp Stewart, Ga. Sergt. Forrest J. Jan-nit nnd Corp. Curtis L. Jarrall are both In the Army Air Forces. Sergeant Jai'ratt, who has been lit the service since August, 11)40. is stationed ill Slieupnrd Field, Texas and Corporal Jarratt. who entered the armed forces last July, is at, Frederick, Okla. ! sns prayer,. nnd Mrs. Overholser Micliell. The' 1 Easter motif was insert In the decorations and refreshments served. Haiold Meek was awarded Ihc ONE OF THE GREATEST iUOO-ttON 'solalion. • In girls who suffer from simple anemia or who lose BO much during moothly periods you Seel tired, wcaki "drogewl »TO"—duo to low blood Iron—try Lydia rinXham's TABLTTS—OQe or the best and ckfsl home wnyt to help build up blood to set more strength—In cnscs. Gat Pinkham's TaDlota to- FoUovr label iiurccttons. served by the hostess at the con| elusion of the Barnes. I * * •. n FRKSRYTEIUAN WOMEN I MEET YliSTKUIlAY 1 The Woman's Auxiliary of Ihe Dhurch met in the so- th? ohurcli yesterday At the close of Ihe meeting n gift of money was voted (o In: .sent to Arkansas College, Bate.sville. * + » FIRST HAPTIST \V.M.U. HAH i'KOtiliAnl MONDAY. Woman's Missionary Union, Firsl Baptist Church, met Monday af- Icruocn at the rlmrch for their Royal Senicc iirugrain. budget for the new year was accepted. Mrs. H. II. Houchins reported sending a Spring wnnlrob? to the 10-year-old adopted girl of the Vora Lloyd 'Home at Monlicello, Ark. A report on Red Cross sewing was! given by Mrs. B. S. Simmons after Today." ! Mrs. Kendall Berry as leader Introduced those on the program. Mis. w. P. Copeland opened the meeting with prayer and gave the devotional. Mrs. Matt Mannghnii "Individual Witnessing At The Hospitals Ulyllirvilk- Hospital Dismissed— Mrs. Jurit. Applebn\im,"clty: Walls llosiiitiil Admitted— ' Mrs. J n. Nabcrs, city. ^fora ilell Smith. Steele, Mo. Glenn Ray Boyclt, city. Dismissed— Betty Winston, llayli, Mo. William Dlxon, Armorcl. Rosic Thomas, Gobbler, MO. Memplus Itaptisl Hospital Adntitted— Mrs. Joe Needhain, city. Mrs. G C.. Bennett, Joiner. H. II. Cromer, Cwceola. Bits of News Mostly Pentad Mrs. J. M. Smith and daughter, Mclba Joy of Dyerslwrg, Tenn,, arc here for several days visll with her sister, Mrs. William H. Thompson nnd Tech. Sergeant, Thompson. Included In out of town people of this section who came lo Blytheville Sunday afternoon for Ihe presentation of "The Messiah" at First I're.sbytcrlan Church were Mrs. Spencer Driver,. Mrs. George Abioy, Mrs. Joplln Hale, Miss Blanche Clceie, Mrs, fj. T. Lawrence and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bowen of Osceola. Bill Stovall will arrive tonight from University of Arkansas, Fay- cltevllle, lo spend the Easier holidays with his parents, MX. and Mrs. W. 11. Stovall. Mrs. Jack . Applebaum, who' IS much improved after having been seriously 111, has been removed from Djylhevillc Hospital lo her lome. Mrs, ,1. D, Haters, 72, Is seriously III at Walk Hospital. She Is the mother of J. L., C. L, and Arthur Nalicrs. Richard Roberts, who attends University of Arkansas, Fnyelte- vllle, will arrive Friday lo spend the Easter vacation with his par- ills, Mr. ami Mrs. Dick Roberts. Mis.s Mary Josephine Hall lefl Siiluiduy /or Riverside, Cflllf., where she will visit her sister, Mrs. James Ii. Brooks and Lieutenant Brooks for several weeks. She was accompanied as far as Clovls, N. M., by Miss Virginia Little who ivlll spciio* a few days visiting Sergt. Bland Heath, who -Is stationed at Fort Sunnier, Mrs. Preston Ramsey has relurn- e<| from Camp Hiickcr, Ala., where the has been with her husband, Sergeant Ramsey who has been stationed llicre. Loy Uich flew lo New Pork City Sunday where he will attend to business for several days. He was accompanied as far as St. Louis by Mrs. Uich and son Loy A., who returned Sunday night. Mrs. H. N. Swearengen went lo Memphis yesterday when she took her lather, H. S. Boss to a doctor for a checkup following a major operation a few weeks ago. She was accompanied by her son Herbert and Mrs. James Pcttlte. MJ-.S. c. v. sebnugh and Mrs. John Malsck spent today in Memphis. Dr. Carl Nies is suffering from a sprained back caused from a fall Sunday at his home. Hts condition this morning was sreally improved. Calumet News An eight pound .50:1 was born April 12 to Mr. and Mrs. R,. P. Raines. TUESDAY, 'APRIL 20, 1043 Methodist Choir To Give Cantata On Friday Night 'Hie Choir Church will of First, be heard Melhodisl Friday, o clock, at church, In a sacred cantata, "The Seven Last Words of Christ" by Theodore DuboLs. •Jack Weeks Jr., tenor of Dallas Texas, is' guest soloist, Mr'. Weeks' Is a brother of Miss Agnes Weeks, choir director, who studied In Europe. A resident of Dallas where she is well known for her musical ability, Miss Weeks came to Blytheville two years ago to become choir director of First Mclli- cdist Church. "*~~~ Keeping Up With The Men In Service John Taylor Willctt, son of Miami Mrs. Tom Willett of joijier' Ark., has finished Officer Candidate School at Fort Glister, Mich, and has been commissioned a second lieutenant in (lie Provost Marshal General School. A student In Arkansas Tech nussellvllle. Ark., prior to entering the Army Air Corps Sept. 17, 1943 •Lieutenant Willett is stationed at Shciiango, Pa. Robert L. Wade, stalioned at Hwit.'ivlllo, Texas, has been moled to private first class. pro- Thbmas F. Fell.s Jr., son of Mr and Mrs. Frank. Felts of Joining Ark., has been promoted to private first class. 'He Is stationed at Kccs- ler yield, Miss. Corp. M. .7. Parsley has been transferred front Los Angeles Calif., to Camp Davis; N. C., after completing a technical and tactical liaptist Evangelist To Speak Wednesday Dr. M. F. Ham. noted evangelist, will jjjwik at First Baptist Church tomorrow night, 7:30 o'clock, In a program also to be fcalured will] music. Accompanying Dr. Ham will be Mr. ami Mrs. Paul Montgomery, who long have been singing religious programs. Conducting evangelistic meetings throughout the South for a number of years, the itcv. Ur, Ham broadcasts each Sunday morning, 8:30 o'clock, over a radio hookup of 15 Millions/ Yarbro News Woman'.* Society of Christian Service were guests of Mrs. c 10. Cioddard last Thursday for an all day meeting. The 15 members and two guests .spent Die morning quilting after which luncheon was served by Ufc" 1 hosless assisted by Mrs. c. li. Kichtson. Mrs, Henry Young presided over the business meeting which was opened with a devotional given by Mrs. Paul D. Abbult. The Pan American program was presented by Mrs. George Swain. Mrs. Young, Mrs. Elza Wheeler and Mrs. Ocoriie Bunch. Mrs. Hindmnn then gave a discussion on Latin America. It was decided by the group lo go lo the Blytheville. Army Air Field lo sew and mend for the soldiers. I'raycr was offered by the Rev. I D. G, Hlndman and Mrs, Stoddard dismissed the session with nrarcr There will be another'Wefing April 22 ---'ting Mrs. Stoddard at which time business will be taken care of nnd a missionary lesson aught. Osceola Rainbow Girls Coming Tomorrow Night The Rainbow Girls of Osceola will come to Wylhevillc Wednesday night, ,8 o'clock, for work nt he Masonic Hall. ' Mrs. Everett Reed Is mother adviser of this group and all Masons intl Eastern Stars are urged to nl- end, according to Mrs. M. T. Burr, worthy matron. Sweden has no capital punlsh- nent, but recently enacted a life :cn(ence for espionage. Read Courier News want ads. The Miracle In Permanent Waving! COM) KAY, the modern, scicn- (Illi: wave. No heat—No machines. Drop in for details. MARGARET'S HKAUTY SH01> 104 S. First Phone 2532 course in Davis he course in lion. Woodrow Newman radio work. At Camp will take a 10-weeks advanced radio opcrn- who has been in the Army for four months, lias been promoted to the rank of staff sergeant, according to information received by relatives Mere. Sergeant Newman Is in radio school at Kansas City, Mo., where his mother, Mrs- J. T. Newman recently visited liini His wife and infant daughter are making their lionic in Blytlieville for the present. Mrs. j. E. Crook hn.s received a letter from her son. Lieut. James A. Crook, who is a bombardier with the Army Air Force, in which he states he is safe somewhere in Australia. D. c. Ncal formerly with the j P. S. A. office here now is a first' lieutenant, stationed at Memphis with the Quartermaster Corps. and Mrs. Jack Gordon an- M ! w ' , Ne , al wll ° h!LS been (M school in Huntington, Arta, JBuy War Bonds And Stamps! Cottex,-Hwd which Mrs.O. C..McLean, president, ""'', Witl "^">S I" the Home." ' ' Mrs. II. n. Brooks talked about "My Chinch n Force" nnd "Witnessing In My Community and Witnessing to the World." Gene Bnrllctt. fang n solo, "TTow Long Must We Wait." accompanied by Mrs. Murray Smart. "Some Examplrs of Chrlsllim Witnessing" wns the loplc ;>[ the talk given by Mrs. smart. Mrs. Berry gave Madame Cliiang Kai-shek's "Valor ol Truth" ns a closini! message-alter which Mrs. Alvln Huffman closed the meeting with prayer. * * t MKS, AGUND WEBS I'VT. HAKKY MKIOK Tlie marriage ol Mrs. Goldti irgernl to Pvt. Harry A. Melge of Cleveland, Ohio, nnd now stationed U the Blytheville Army Air Field, s annminccil today. Tli« I!cv. Marca' Niblick, -Methodist minister of Slcclc, Mo., per- 'ormcd the single ring ceremony. The bride wore a wool suit of SHOES * Romping nfter Easter treasures one moment, Easter-parading the next, Vitality Children's shoes arc natural-born leaders. Carefully made to protect growing fecr, they keep their shape, tltcir lasting fit. Si:cs...tots to teens. COMPLETE WIDTHS AND SIZES Priced According lo Size FEATURE SHOES FOR CHILDREN • S 3 50 AND UP • Priced According (o Si; •=I-OVD A A HIT""* o 6 i YOUR loolts bettor groomed with _. , -j, MorolincHalrTonic.Kccp3 HAIn unruly hair in place. , 1U ., VC Rives lustre. Kijj bottle, AlnAiS only 25c. Sold evcrywberc. Continuous Show* Every Day Rox Of Gee Opens 1:45 Show Slarfs 2:00 LISTEN' TO KLCN 0:00 a.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Tuesday & Wednesday noiince, tl)e birth of an ciglit pound ^! lu0 '. .50,1 bom April 12. The baby has J0 "' """ been named Donny Ray. Private Vernest Lame has tir- •iveri in Morlh Africa, according .0 word received uy his wife, Mrs. .anie. Mrs. Vernal While is visiting her nisband, Corporal While, who is stationed (here. Little Betty Sue Howard is 111 Ills week. ere in May, Three Women Join WAAC Recently accepted for enlistment in the WAACs and awaiting Call arc: Miss Mary P. McCormlck, Miss Ftedn Thomas of Blylhevtllc and Miss Edith Leathers of Osceola. Social Calendar WEDNESDAY'S EVENTS Central Word Parent Teachers Association meeting :i:;io 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. Fnrrls McCalla. Mrs. James V. Dates will be hostess lo Wednesday Contract Club. Town and Country -club meeting with Mrs. James D. Clark. Mrs. C. B. Kettinger entertaining B nnd I, Clnb. THURSDAY'S EVENTS Club Eight meeting with Mrs. C. C. Langsloii Jr. Mis. Russell Phillips cnlertaining Thursday Luncheon Club. Mid-Weck Club Mrs, B. A. Lynch. meeting with Mrs. G. E. Keck will entertain Thursday contract Club. Mrs. Dick Walsou entertaining Triple Table Club. .Mrs. Edgar P. Uorum nnd Mrs. Spencer Alexander having bridge parly in compliment lo Mrs. W. J. Pollard and Mrs. Robert Porter of Detroit, Mich. FRIDAY'S EVENTS Mrs. Row Moore will entertain C. B. C. Club. Mrs. Bud Lutes will be hostrss to the C nnd N Birthday Clnb 1 p. in. nl her home. ROXY Bargain Nlyht Every Nlglit 7-xcent Saturday. Box Office Opens G:ir> Sliow Starts 7:00 Continuous Sho\is Sal. and Son. Tuesday & Wednesday RICWDOCORHT fXHtLU HUOSOH SlUHtNRT ncnjit Stltfted Shorts. Manila Infant Dies Marlon EIISCIK; BishO|) Jr., died Sunday at Hie [ainily residence at Manila afler having lived but one lour. Condilion of Ihc mother is very good. yes- ninernl services were lield day at Manila Cemetery. The baby was the parents' liist child. Holt Funeral Home was in charge. Oil Stove Causes Alarm An oil stove blancd up yesterday afternoon at (lie residence occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Philip J. Deer but firemen extinguished the llame. 1 ! before damage was done. Tlie call was made to the property at 202 Dongan, owned by j. l.ouis Cherry. USE 666 TABLETS. 5AIVE. NOSE DROPS Hear Dr. M.t.Ham Wednesday " Night 7:<15 First Baptist Church SUMJECT ' "Home Defense" or "3rd World War" Mr. and Mrs. Montgomery , TWO OF ! America's Best Singers. Hear Them In Their > SOLOS and DUETS I No Raise to Movie Killers HOLLYWOOD, Cnl, I UP)— Movie cowboy extras here claim to have been the first victims of President Roosevelt's ordering prohibiting further raises in wages. Within 12 hours after its issuance, the 10 Regional War Labor Board refused the demand of the cowboys to raise the pay of the riders from $11 to $16.50 a day. The demand has been marie on the grounds of removing Inequities. Those vital Vitamins . • • We pride ourselves on the completeness of our slocks of vilamins, mhiernlsand other nutritional sails. We carry only (he tested products of recogaiieil manufacturing laboratories. Thus, you are assured of full value and maximum benefits when you bring your Physician's prescription here to be filled. Wood's Drug Store nLYTHEVIIXK, ARK. ' EVERYBODY S WAR WE CAN'T ALL FIGHT BUT WE CAN ALL HELP TO WIN THIS WAR BUY MORE WAR BONDS INTERNATIONAL HUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION A Sermon To Challenge You! BY R. SCOTT BAIRD, B.D. "A New Kind Of Authority" Tonight 7:45 O'olock-The FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH

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