The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 9, 1943 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 9, 1943
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v { " BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.]i COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JUNE IFla,,' Mrs. Kavanauah Francis of I Pine malt and Miss Frances Littlu Ispeill today In Memphis. Miss Ernestine Halscll Ls III at her home IOC North Division. Mrs: Fry Has Party ! " For Miss Tompkins Tli? 15r$t of a series of parties complimenting Miss Marlon Frances Tompkins, daughter or Mr. nncl Mri:•Christopher P..Tompkins of Biirdette, whose marriage to Lieut.- Ambrose Teaford, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Teaford of Os- ceoliil will be solemnized soon, was given 'yesterday afternoon when Mrs. ;E.-P."Pry entertained with a luncheori'ibr ;12 at .her home. The entertaining rooms were de- oratcd with , snapdragons, sweet peas and othdr mixed Summer flowers. The ' bride's table draped with a lace cloth, was ''centered with a crystal bowl placed on a mirror and filled with sweet peas and Ijaby breath. Another small table In the living room held a mixture of flowers In pastel shades. Small corsages marked the place of each guest... The afternoon was S|»nt informally/with games and contests pertaining^ to romance and weddings played. . . Following these, Mary Charlene Horton, niece of Mrs. Marlon Wil- liainsi appeared as Cupid and presented . the guest of honor with a shower ' of ' handkerchiefs. Mrs. 'Franklin Horton of - Hope, Ark., ! sister, of Mrs. Williams,'was pre- I rented a gift of handkerchiefs from i the hostess. VISITORS ENTERTAIN CI.DB MEMBERS. Mrs. John Ben Bom a r of Miami and Mrs. Kavanaugh Francis of Pine Bluff entertained the Double G. Club last, night at the home of Dr. and Mrs. L. H. Moore, parents of Mrs. Bonmr. Guests for this affair were, Miss Frances McHaney, Mrs. Tliad Nl- co! and Mrs. John Phillips of Little Rook who Is the house guesi of her' sister, Mrs. Nicol. Summer bouquets were used Ihroiighout the entertaining room. where the guests played bridge High score prize was awarded 1 Miss Virginia Martin of Dell fo the club prize .with Miss Margare Shaver- winning second. The gues prize .was presented to Mrs. Nico The hostesses served n sandwlcl plate at the conclusion of th games. ''••*• LAKE SRTEET GROUP TO MEET TOMORROW The monthly men's meeting o the Lake Street Methodist Chuvcl will tie held tomorrow night at 7:3 o'clock at the church. Tills will be a pot luck supper to which the public is invited, those in charge said. The Rev. O. J. chastam, pastor of. First. Baptist Church, will be guest speaker. • i *••»**.'• | MRS. LLOYD SWCKMON '. I HOSTESS T' Rosie, the Butcher's Daughter, Picks Career In Meat Business Rosle the riveter Is old stulf by now. But Hosic the butcher lady Is something new. When the draft called up Ihe sons of Joseph Shukert he kissed the oys goodbye and wished them luck. But unlike most fathers who've brought their sons into their busi- icss, Joseph had no manpower problem to face. For he had his Itoslc o help him dish out choice cuts of meat to customers with coupons o spare. Whoa Hosie graduated from high » chool some ten odd years ago she' ccldcd she dUln'L. want .a college egree. • The sawdust and prime uls of her father's butcher shop eemed far more exciting than ii Decpskln. All she wanted, she aid, was lo go "right into the uslness with the boys." She Went (o Work So Father Shukert put his pret- y daughter to work. First she Id the simpler things—like run- ilng Die cash register and wrap- ilng packages. Shen she gradu- led to the more complex problems f meat grading and cutting. Rosle is no Amazon. She ap- iroaches her peculiar Job with as nucli femininity ai can he mns- crcd behind the counters of a butcher shop. After all, she claims, •ou know how. Even when dealing •on know how. Exen when dealing with chops and cutlets, brains win out over brawn. • • * According to pretty Phyllis Moir, Britain's Prime Minister has both brains and brawn to the Nth dc> grec. Phyllis claims he works like n dog, can swear like a trooper, am once knocked down a reporter will; Ills bare hands. She's full of all kinds of sccrcl.s on Winston Churchill's so-callec private life. For she was his private secretary a few years ago when he toured America glvliu, Mrs. Robert Thompson. The missionary benediction wa presented in closing, after whicl the hostesses served a dessert course with an Iced drink. ectures. 1'hyllls' Is a' slliii,' well-dressed voman with a friendly face and .ympathelie smite. While working or Churchill she found that his dea of a perfect secretary was one vlioil be ready for dictation any line, any place. The Prime Minister, snys I'hyl- Is, has (he habit of thinking out oud. And It's up to Ills secretary .0 get those- thoughts down on mper. Crush On Harrymore This efficient and friendly woman also reveals that Churchill once liad a crush on a famous actress— none other than Ethel Uarrymoro. When he was very young, says Phyllis, and Miss Barrymorc was the toast of London, he used to send her note and flowers. lie even dined alone at the same restaurant she frequented just to gaze at her from afar. But Miss Barrymore never casl an eye In yoinig Winston's direction. His youthful love remained unrequited. Bits of New* Mostly Social Calendar Mr.s. Mlkc.Mcroney Is spending a week ul Walnut, 'Miss., .where she Is vlslllng relatives. Miss Naney Little of Memphis Is the house guest of Mr. anil Mrs. Tom A. Little and family. Second I.teul. Eugene flood w:us here yesterday visiting his family while on a 24-hour leave from maneuvers in Tcinii'.ssce nnd Kentucky. Mrs. Murray Smart was admitted lo Iliu Memphis Baptist Hospital Monday and underwent n minor operation Intro yesterday. Her condition today Is very good. Evelyn Jane Hatcher Is visiting her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Maury Wadley, hi Earle before eolHB to Hot. Springs'where she. Is to visit her'grandparents, Mr. and Mr.s. Ben Green, for several wcc-ks. Miss Belle- Whttsitt returned lo Jonesboro today after spending Iwo weeks here. She was accompanied there by Mrs. Hugh Whll- .sltt who will return tonight. While in the city she was guest of lici sister, Miss Alice Whltsitl. Tom Halter Is attending to business in St. Louis for two days. Pvt. William J. Blrkner of St Louis and now .stationed at Cam): Brownston, Texas, was the guest Monday of his sister, Mrs, Ton Halter, and family. Miss Alllne Hughes and three Guests'Are Arriving For Phillips' Wedding A number of out of town guests Ms. Lloyd' Stickmon "entertained the Tuesday Bridge Club yesterday afternoon at her home when she had as guests' Mrs. L. E. Old and Mrs. Chester Caldwell. Summer flowers decorated the entertaining rooms where th from distant already um point are, Ifcrc 'Inls, some of whom and others are guests. played bridge. High score prize was awarded to. Mrs. Hlley B. Jones with second high to Mrs Caldwell. At the conclusion of the games the hostess served a salad plate and cold drinks. * • 9 B.A.R. CHAPTER MEETS AT HOTEL Mrs. James B. Clark and Mrs. R. C. Rose were hostesses to the Charlevolx Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution yesterday afternoon at Hole! Noble for the final meeting of the Summer. The two-course lunch was served j from a large table which held ] a centerpiece of mixed Summer i flowers of baby breath, snapdragons and roses. Since the theme of the program was "Flag Day." patriotic place cards were used and the flag of the United States as well as the D. A. R, flag were displayed. Mrs. James Hill Jr., gave a program of patriotic poems and it, was decided during the business session which was presided over >y the regent, Mrs Cecil Wrotcn, that : this gioup would continue Red Cross work during the Summer. • • • LUNCHEON COMPLIMENTS MISS BETTY PHILLIPS arriving today and later, will add interest to the wedding of Miss Elizabeth Phillips and Second Lieut. Robert Oliver Phillips of Buller, Penn., flight officer of Army Air Forces, an important society event to take place Saturday flight at 1 the country club. All of the guests will be able to congratulate the bridegroom and extend best wishes to his bride as a reception will immediately follow the rites, to be solemnized at 8:30 o'clock. Lieutenant Phillips cntnc today and his mother, Mrs. William Carl Phillips of Butler, arrives Friday to be guest of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Russell Philll]«, parents of the soon-to-hc bride. This f s her second visit here, having been in Blytheville litst February when her only son received his wings and commission at Blythcvlllc Army Air Field. , An aunt, Mrs. Patti Knight, and Years later he met and mnrrlcd friends from Grenada Miss Mrs. Churchill. Phyllis believes that ' ' ' mai-rlnge must have been made In heaven. She says Mrs. Churchill Ls his guiding Influence, giving him advice and sympathy with which to meet the tremendous responsibilities to his country nnd the United Nations. The great Influence In the life of Ayn Rand, believe It or not, was ft New York skyscraper. Seventeen years ago this Rus- slan-boni woman came to America. As her ship sailed into the harbor the sun shone on n (all build- Ing In lower Manhattan. "One skyscraper stood out ablaze like the finger of God." says Ayn looking back to that faraway ritiy. It seemed lo her to be the symbol of free men. The moment, she saw 11 she. made a mental note to write n novel someday using Ihe skyscraper as the theme. After 17 years, ' the book has been wrllten. It's called The Foim- tainhead, and ,1s massive tome of 400,000 words. Ayn did qunnUtiCL, of research before being able lo write ,11. Since she planned to sei it against n background of buildings and architecture, she siien four months in tin architect's office. She read books, studied blueprints nnd visiled men working nl construction jobs. Ayn says the construction Job. were hum-drum nnd without inci dent. "Nothing," she says with n smile nnd n twinkle, "ever fell o: ipend Ihe weekend here as of .Miss Hughes' uncle. Pal CVBry- nl, On his houseboat at Big Lake Joe McChire son of Mr nnd Mrs IcClure. who Is attending Hen irix College, Cornvay, has recciv- hls call lo the Navy and wil •cport June 30 to Huston, La. Uonald Illckmnn, son of Mrs. E B. Thomas, has entered Texas A nnd M. college. College Station Texns, for the Summer (iiiniler. l.loyd Blomcyer has returnee Tom New Orleans where he tool its physical examination for th Navy Reserve, lie is now awnitin ils cull. Miss CoiLslancc Dcnton, daughte of Mr. nnd Mrs. W. I. Dcnton, ha entered the Georgia State Colleg for Women at Mllledgeville, Ga for the summer quarter. Miss Den school I nnd wa. graduated with the second highest honors In the class. During the year she served as chairman of the Red Cross and as president, of the Victory Corps In the school. Mrs. Sarah Klmes has as guesl her son, Corp. Wenford Klmes from Port Dix, N.I J.ovhcre ihe-ls stationed with a tnnk' division. Mrs. John Den Bomar of Miami, TN~fl°Q¥E°S Gifts for Weddings and all spt'cliil occasions, Lamp Post Shop Hlpvy. 61, 2 Miles So. 1'ronc 2108 ton attended the high Mllledgeville last year THURSDAY'S EVENTS Mrs. Byron Morse entertaining le Thursday Luncheon Club. Mrs. Sam Slkcs will be hostess ) the Triple Table Club. O, Ii. A. Blrlhday Club meeting llh Mrs. U. Carroll. Mr. and Mr.s, Harry Haines en- crlaining with a supper honoring illss'Belly Phillips, Elliott Fletcher Chapter, United 'anghli'i of the Confederacy, mecl- i'g- with Mrs. W. T. Obcrsl, 12 . m. Mrs. Louise Proctor will entertain :ic Fuwlian Sunday School I her home, 223 Dougan. FRIDAY'S EVENTS Miss Julia Wade Kochtitzky and ss Nancy Hughes entertaining 'llh a supper parly honoring Miss Betty Phillips al the Hughes home. Fidelis Sunday School Class, First Inptlst Church, will meet 1 p. in., I Dogwood Ridge Club Hou.'iP. Mr.s. Ii. A. Copi'tand entertaining he C.B.C. Club At The Hospitals nlythcvillc Hospital Admitted— Mrs. Warren Kilburn, Hcnnon- lale, Mo. Mr.s. J, W. Cox, llermondalc, Mo. O. c. Stone, city. Dismissed— Percy Long, Burdelte. Walls Hospital Admitted— Mrs. Mae Hepncr, Caruthcrsvillc, Mo. Mr.s. if. C. 'Montgomcry> city. Mrs. C. L. Warren, city. Mrs. Odis Smith, Steele, Mo. Born lo Capt. ond Mr.s. J. S, Klein, city, a son, yesterday afternoon. Dorn to Sergt. and Mrs. T. Gan- dlana, city, a son, yesterday afternoon. Born to Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Wren, cily, a son, yesterday afternoon.- Dismissed— Mrs Uobblc GooOson and baby Manila. The Miracle In Permanent Waving! COLD KAY, Hie miilern, scientific wave. No heat—No machines. Drop In for details, MARGARET'S KEAUTY SHOP 101 S. First Phone 2532 daughter, Mrs. M. Hniley of Nashville, Tcnn., arrived lhi s afternoon, also to be guests of the Phillips'. Mrs. Otto Kochlitlzky of Columbus, Miss., and daughter, Mrs. Paul Quinn of Smyrna, Tcnn, arrived today to be guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Leech, while here for the wedding, and they will be joined Saturday by Mr. Kochtitzky, all of whom formerly lived here. Miss Phillips' cousin, Mrs. Howard Ford of Fort Belvoir, Va., who was to be matron of honor will be unable to serve ns an attendant because of a sprained ankle In a fall yesterday and Is confined to her bed. * * • 400 CLUB GUESTS OF MISS. McCMJHE Mrs. Joe McCline entertained the 400 Club yesterday afternoon at her home with all members present. Summer flowers were used Mrs. J. H. Elkns, Mrs rj ec |i I throughout the rooms where the Shane and Mrs. T. p Wright en- sucsts played bridge. fj High score prize was awarocd to Mrs. Tim Estes with second high 'o Mrs. L, p. May. A sandwich plaic and cold drinks were served. tertalned with a luncheon at the - . - Elklus home yesterday afternoon, Mrs. Tim Estes wit ! complimenting Miss Elizabeth Phil- to Mrs. L. F. May. .5 lips whose marriage to Second j Lieut. Robert Oliver Phillips will ' \ occur Saturday • night, i The entertaining rooms were j decorated with shower bouquets of ! mixed garden flowers. The tables i where the 12 guests v, [ ere seated lor the two course lunch, had as .'centerpieces, vases of roses and Vbaby breath. ) Handkerchiefs were presented { each guest as favors with the guesl j of honor also receiving a gl(t. ) Out of town guests were, Miss Ncjdft Majure of Merldan, Miss., Miss Julia Wade Kochtitzky of Columbus, Miss., and Miss Nancy Little of Memphis. HUSSION STUDY GROUP i OF. CHURCH MEETS. 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