The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 14, 1943 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 14, 1943
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j MONDAY, JUNE 14, • 1943! Miss, Elizabeth Phillips Weds In Kites Solemnized Saturday •A •• wedding .of : wide*'. Interest was that -of- Miss Elisabeth Calhoun Phillips, daughter of Mr, and Mrs Richard Russell Phillips, to Second Lieut. Robert Oliver Phillips, son of Mrs. William Carl Phillips of Butler, Penna., which'was solemnized .Saturday night at' the Country Club before an assemblage which Included" n 'number- of out of - town guests. The Rev. R.'Scott Balrd, minister .of First Christian church, performed the .ceremphyrit8:30o'clock. .With the club arranged as a large home for.-tills occasion, the guests witnessed •.. the rites, i*rforiried at rin improvised altar In'the. living room, and Inter enjoyed an Informal reception on the large sun porch. party entered nt a caudle-lighted aisle nnd passed under an arch of glowing tapers, draped In Lgreenery and decorated with ..white gladioli blossoms. Southern smllax, palms and ferns made.; a background for the white floor stands of Easter lilies,: white gladioli and double stock and many tapers, in fern-entwined . wrought Iron candelabra on the'improvised chancel. White floor vases .of gladioli flanked each side of the steps leading to the-prayer bench; and the two., balconies and- walls were blinked'.. with' smllhxfor'an effec- tlve decorative setting; A program of ^organ music as the guests gathered' Included ''I Love Thee", Grieg, "Sylvia", Speaks; "One. Alone", Romberg, and "I'll See;'You ;Again", Coward. Bernard Oooch, uncle of the bnde, was organist. A selection, "O, Press Thy Cheek", Jensen, was sung by Mrs David • Moore, Mrs. Howard Pine- frock, 'Mrs. Wilbur Uebelhoer and Mrs James Shoup, and Mrs. Shoup sang a solo "Because", Guy d'Har- delot Wagner's /"Bridal .Chorus", from Lohengrin's "Midsummer Night Dream" heralded the wedding party, strains of "To A Wild Rose", McDowell, were heard during the exchanging of the vows, and, as the bridal couple knelt for prayer, Barnby's "O, Perfect Love" was sung. Bridesmaids were Miss Julia Wade Kochtit2ky of Columbus Miss, and Miss Nancy Hughes and maid of honor Has Miss Nelda Majure of Meridian, Miss They wore Identical frocks of Heaven blue net, with closely fitted bodices of self-toned'Chantllly lace featuring square necklines • and elbow length sleeves and full skirls of net posed o\er taffeta petticoats. ^ Fan-shaped hair ornaments of —*- ul — ^lue grosgrain ribbon In the hair and they -•-jets "of red "Better tied with matching — - «, ,,, t , who was given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of white Chantllly Ince nnd net. designed with an off-th?-<ihoul- der, neckline and n, very full ruffled skirt of net ending ln>a long tram The fitted bodice of Chantilly_ lace had tiny ruffled sleeves Her tiered \ell of Imported Illusion was attached to a coronet of orange blossoms and thp »ore a double strand of seed pearls with a pendant, presented by her maternal, aunt, Mrs Patti Knight of Nashville, Tenn. She carried VB handkerchief used by other brides in her mother's family. Her shower bouquet was of v>hlte bridal orchids and stephanoth Best man for the bridegroom was First Lieut Bill Adams of Blythe- Ville Army Air Field. Ushers were Charles W Adllck J Al&tander Leech; Everett B Gee' KOES. D_ Hughes and Otto Kochtitzky of Columbus, Miss With the bridal party in the receiving line, which formed before the wedding setting, were the bnde's mother, the bndegroom's mother, and the bride's aunt, Mrs ers. Her" corsage was n fuschla colored orchid: Mrs. Knight wore a gown of deep cornl eiepe und maiqulscUc with a malcMng oichld coisngc The refreshment table had for Its centerpiece, a. double heart wedding cuke encircled With gardenias and (fljwrs In sIlrer-cYiiidclabra and gardenias .also decorated the base of the punch bowls. ' " Mrs. Bernard Clooch and Mrs Clinrlcs Crlgger JIY, paternal aunts of the bride, presided at the refreshment table. Most ' Intimate friends of the bride Invited to assist were Miss Beverly Thomas, Miss Mnry Adah Robinson, Miss Betty , Isaacs, Miss Lavoime: Redman,. Miss Barbara Child, Miss • Ernestine ilnlscll, Miss Jackie. McQhee and Miss LaNellc Smart. _•'.-• ;•••;• .. They 'wore gowns In pastel shades with corsages of;wliitc canratlons. Individual wedding cakes were served - wltli pirnph, suited nuts and mints in which a green and white color theme was used. Later, Lieutenant and Mrs Phillips left, by motor, for Oklahoma City where lie is a night olTlccr in the Army Air Forces after hnvln° received luV wings and commission here In February. For traveling, Mrs. Phillips wore n Clare Potter model of brown and white print with an elon Jacket Her ofT-thc-fnce while lint was trimmed with a brown veil and other accessories .were In (hat shade. She wpre a brown orchid Oilier..out'.or town gue.sLs who came here especially f or the wedding were: Mrs. J. M . miicy of Nashville, cousin of the bride; Mrs. Mr P rn' l2ki ' ° f C °l«"'bu S , Mrs, Paul Qulnn of Smyrna, Tcrni Mrs. A. J. T.owar of Grosse point" f »V t, " nd M «-"Ferd Heckle of Memphis, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Groves of Cape Oharcleau, Mo Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey While of Osceola, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lowrance of Orlder. .' • '- »• « CHURCH WOMKN TO SEW Woman's Society of Service of the Lai street u, dBt Church will go to the'Air Pled Tuesday afternoon to JSBW '/or the soldiers. They ' Will meet at c church at l p. m . j t . wns s( t , b ihe secretary, Mrs. Henry Young Meeti ngs There will be a meeting of the Lone "Troop Association of Girl Scouts tonight at 7:30 o'clock It was announced,today by Mrs.iGlcim Ladd, president. There will be a meeting of Chkk- nsawha Lodge No. 134 tonight at 7:30.0clock, at which time tbere will be special communication work done In the F. c. degree. r Tlm Past Matrons nnd Past Patrons Club will meet 8 o'clock tomorrow night with Mrs. R. A. Copeland. On July l, 1941, 7,015,177 persons enrolled in non-profit hospital service plans In the United States. Bits of Hew* Miss Juanltn • Uollowell has re- tiinied from Oxford, Miss., where she visited her parents over the' weekend. Mr.' and Mrs. Edwin Jones nnd «on, diaries Ed, of Memphis spent (he weekend here as guests ot Mrs. Jones iwente, Mr. and Airs. O. N. Hawkins. Mrs. John Ben Bomar nnd «on, Johnny, who have been the guests Mr.s, liomnr's pnrenls, Dr. and Mrs. L. H. Moore for. the i>ast three weeks, have gone to Tusca- oosa, Ala,, where they will Join Major Uoinar and visit with his inrents, Mr. nnd Mrs. J. R. Bomur. From there they will return to Ml- nml, Fla., where Mnjor Bomar is stationed.' rr. Norman Bunch nnd Miss Eunice Brogdon have gone to Paii- nmn City, Fla., where they will visit "Jnpt. and Mrs. J. C. Evnns. Ca|>- nln Evans Is stationed there at ryndall Field. , • >• The. Rev. S. B. Wllford re- .virncd Saturday from Miiyfleld, <y., where lie was called because of the'serious illness of his father, J. W. Wllford. Mrs. Bert Dougan and daughter, Miss Uetty Dougnn, spent-today in Memphis where Miss Dougan eon- suited here eye specialist. Miss Dougan Is regaining the sight • in an'eye, which has been blind since birth. Second. Lieut. Winston Hunter Hall, n navigator now stationed at Rnpld City, S. D., has returned to Ills post nfler having spent several days with his mother, Mrs. H, C. Hall. Mrs. Bert Dougiui returned Sunday from Little Rock where she spent a week's vacation with relatives. Mr. nnd Mrs. Roy A. Dean nnd son, Roy Jr., left today for their liome, GalnesvlUc.-Fln., after having been called here two weeks ngo by the critical Illness of Mr. Dcnn's foster father, J. M. Fowler, who now Is Improved. They were .guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fow- Icr nnd Mrs. Dean's sister, Mrs. Samuel F. Norrls, nnd family. Mrs. Edgar Borum is In SI. Louis Tor several days buying goods for Borum's Drug Store. George Hubbard nnd Jack Cham- biln returned today from .Knox- vllle, Tenn., where they have been students at the University, of Tennessee. They will remain here with Ihcir parents awaiting their call to the armed forces. Mr, nnd Mrs, C. R. BIckerstafT and Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Ulcker- stair/returned yesterday'from Tupelo, Miss., where they attended the funeral of Mr. Blckerstnlt's brother, J. V. BlckcrslalT. They were accompanied home by Miss Ettn Jcnn Houston who will be their guest for' several days. Raymond Bickcrstall lias returned from Chicago where he has been attending to business. Mrs. J. E. Lippitt and daughter, Ann, will reluni to their home, in Memphis . tomorrow after several clays visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. E, Himlloy. Buddy Lippllt who came with his mother for a visit with hLs grandparent* will remain for a longer stay. Another grandson of the Huntleys Jack Huntley of Memphis, Is here for several weeks. Mrs. William Carl • Phillips returned last night to her home in Butler, perm., after coming here for the wedding Saturday night of her son, Rolxjrt Oliver Phillips to Miss Betty Phillips, Mrs. Harold Anderson of Qulf- port, Miss,, spent the weekend here n.s the guest of Mr. and Mrs. w. O. Anderson. Miss Ann while of Osceola was the weekend guest of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Conway Corp. John 3. Wilson is spending a 10-day furlough here as the guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Wilson Route 2. Corporal Wilson Is stationed nt Camp Bowie, Texas. Ministers To Conway The Rev. S. B. Wllford, the: Rev; Bates Sturdy, the. Rev. Luther Wilson of Dell, the Rev. Everett Patton of Luxora anil',the Rev; Johies Upton of Osceola • went to Coiiway,- Ark., today where they will attend! tile -Arkmisis Pastors 3diool this week at Hcndrlx College. - , Among, the•,outstanding leaders who will be present are, •'Bishop Hughes, George Butlrlck and Bishop Sclecmnn.' , ' News Of WAACs, WAVES and SPARS Mrs. Lnvohla Phillips, Mrs. Ilia O. Tyree and Mrs. ' Katheryn Stabbs left yesterday for Little' Rock. Tliey will report June n to Fort DevDiis, MRSS., for basic .training In the WAAC. ! Social Calendar TUESDAY'S EVENTS Miss Virginia Martin of Dell -will entertnln the Double G. Club., Tuesday . Bridge Club meeting with Mrs. Jesse Taylor. Mrs. Jerry Hearn will be hostess lo Ihe 400 Club. •Mrs. H. C. Blankenshlp entertaining the G. N. B. Club. Octa Bridge Club meeting With Mr.s. Bob Gwynn. Miss Sue Ramey entertaining in honor of Miss Marian Tompklns. Maple Grove Cemetery AASOCla- lion will meet at 2:30 o'clock with Mrs. John Walker on the Barfield Road. WEDNESDAY'S EVKNTS f A. D. c. Club Is meeting with Mrs. James Terry. Mrs. J. V. Gates will entertain the Wenesay Contract Club. '-. Town and Country Club meeting with Mrs. James B. Clark. " !' Mrs,.E. B. Woodson entertaining with • a > morning bridge party honoring Miss Marian Tompklns, followed by a luncheon. Mrs. E. A. Tcaford of Osceola entertaining at her home with a tea honoring Miss Marian Tomp- klns. Mr. and Mrs. Marlon Williams entertaining with a dinner party nt their- home honoring Miss Marian Tompklns. THURSDAY'S EVENTS ' , The Double Four Club will meet with Mrs. John Foster. Mrs. Rii|>ert crnftou entertaining Club Eight. ! * ore a "lodrt black Chantilly lace with a full skirt terminating in a short train " nd wnlte the trimmed with fusc'hia velvet"flow- "To Have and To Hold..." MEXSANA -Air Conditioned For Your Comfort! Enjo, better fo^s, prepued »nd strfed, fceiter, In in ey*n 1Z de- fttts *f eo*l comfort in t ne Coffee Shop HOTELI NOBLE - . . "to clicrish forever and forever" . . . Your ring is u .symbol of that beautiful moment which begins your happily married life. Choose it with cave forjt.s perfection ami bcnuty-for masterpiece in design . . . Aml scc Gll!m |, s unlimited selection first! Wedding Sets 18.50 to |500 Solitaires 12.50 to $750 Whal will jicwlyweds like, whether they're making n home In n .kltchcnetlc or n man- slon? Don't choose until you've visited ?ift shop. . . Wakes clnoslng mien dm C U A R D'S Jewelry & Gift Shop Promotion of Scrgt. Gerald F. lmfui, formerly of Luxora, Ark,, to the grade of staff .sergeant, has been announced by headquarters at Tinker Held, Okla. He Is attached to a licadquarters squadron at Uils :cslabllshmeiit : the Air- Service Command for the malntanericc and repair 'pf aircraft and the training of air <tepot groups. Sergeant Chafln Is (he son of Mr. and Mrs. Razxle 'Cliiifln, jRoiit* 1, Luxora. He is a At The Ho»pital» Hospital AilmlUed— . ;,Mrs. O.; M. Carries, city. Mrs. H. [G. Bouiids, Osceola. Horn .to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Rea, city, a daughter Saturday afternoon. \ Dismissed— - , . Mrs. C. Ii. Warren, city, Mrs. B. D. BJngham, Luxora; Mrs. B. a potter, -city. Mrs. Edltli Botkln, city. Mrs. E •}(. Harrell, Tyler, Mo. Mrs. R. B. Shaw and baby, city. '.Mrs. Hubert Wade'aml bahy, city . ,. • Blythevlllfl Hospital Admitted- \ ••', , ' •.. . ; i • , fommle/J.' Warren, Luxora. Max George, iLuxora, Maudine.Mpsley', Rt.^3, city; ' J. M. Mulllns, Manila. Born to,S. 'sergt. and Mrs. 'Prank •West nil i '.. city, 'a daughter Saturday afternoon." i : , Dismissed— ' ' " : .' :., . ' Mrs. w! D. : ,Mlller, city. '* '' '' - Doiinld Gene Burrls, city. Melvln. Wells, • Luxora. : Memphis Baptist Hospital. Admitted— : Mrs. (VS. Singleton, .city. : Dice were used by North American Indians us early as 1636. . Georgia ranks 'second only < to Vermont In the value of its quarried Marble. graduate of Draughon's Business College, Memphis, Tenn., and worked as a bookkeeper prior to enter- Ing the Army.: Pfe. Roland M,' Plaice ' arrived from Camp Bowie, Texas to spend a 10 day furlough here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs, J. L,. Hake Lieut. Dan McLean who has just returned from-1C months overseas writes the Courier News staff of his appreciation for,jthc'news from home and adds'that H Is the next bast thing to letters In .making him feel less lonely. Corp. Raymond Cook has been transferred from Fort Sill, Okla to Pittsburgh Calif., where he Is uolng clerical 'work. Corporal coolc Is the son of Mrs. Gertrude Cook of Blythevllle. Charles L. Anderson- A.M.M 3-c -m relumed tq his base in Norfolk Va., after having spent a 10-day furlough here with liLs parents, Mr and Mix. w. O. Anderson nnd other relatives. Funeral services were held today at Enoch Chapel, A.M.E. cliuich here for Maggie Surnrall, C9-ycar- oM Neuix, resident of Blylhevllle who died at lier home Wednesday. She hue! lived here since 1928. She Is survived by eight sons and daughters and Ijy her husband, w. li. Sumrall, veteran of World War I. Two of her grandchildren are serving In tlie armed forces David Sumrall was the first Mississippi County Negro to enlist in the Navy, and another grandson Red A. Sumrall Is in the Army. ANTIQUES : Gifls for Weddings and all special occasions. Lamp Post Shop Hgvry. 61, 2 Miles So, Prone 2798 Aged Negro Dies Here UMlVO You Women Who SHfftrFrom HOT PUSHES „, CHILLY FEEUNGS If you— like so many women brtweta the ages of 38 and 62-suOer from hot flashes, weak, dizzy, nervous feelings, distress of "Irregularities", are blue at times—dua to the functional middle age period In a woman's lite— try taking Lydia. E. PInltham's Ve«- t able Compound at once. Ifo the b«t known medicine you can buy that'* macla especially jar women: Plnklram's Compouna Is /amouj to relieve such distress. Taken regularly —It helps build up resistance «ainst such annoying aymptoms. It alxt Is a, fine stomachic tonic. • ' Thousands upon thousands of •women—rich and pbor alike—have reported beneflU. Time and azulrt Lyilla .Pinkrram's -Compound haa, proved some women's happiest days' often can be during their "40's". Follow Jnbel directions. Worth trying! O O Ct Or"l O i POINTERS ON POINTS U Pjt' (_> (J O l YOU on help youi grocer'j 'and yourself by always remem-1 jbering to'bring your ration . book'witb you when you shop. ffSave time, save trouble. > IIIIU1IIHG IS MIUL FIOI Please Help Us To SERVE YOU.., w •" E'RE strc.imliniiiff our dry cleaning in order to keep on serving you. We're trying to give ynu the same Quality work, despite liibor shortages. Your cooperation is needed and therefore we're asking you to remove sucli accessories as metal buttons, ornaments, clasps, drapery hooks, etc., ut home. In ,'tiirs way, the limited time at the dry cleaner's disposal may be devoted entirely to giving you thorough cleaning, ND HA PHONE. 474 lUANCIS BLYTHEVILLE AW "So, omctimes when you've a long distance call to, the operator .will say— •* "Please limit your call to five minutes. Others are waiting." t - calls be kept to five minutes; there has been a fine spirit of co-opera-j • This doesn't happen" all the tirtiejV > tion j^^ public ^ because many long distance calls'. We want to-say'thanks .for that.' go through about: as usual But' Your help and understanding count' whenever we have had to ask that -•, double these days./ SOUTHWESTERN BILt-TlilPHON! COMPANY Ic cles> that drip rcntlsllcnllj' un- tier the heat of S|)otl(glits nrc maUe for the .ij'novles of cellophane nnd 'Wednesday Ni^ht '...",.'.' June Ifith MIDNITEINN ;; Music By . . ... Howard Yancey V ' ' " and his Rhythm Makers ! G-piece orchestra ; ; J!:';9;ip.m. /til ? I 55c Per Person For. Reservations , Call 911 The Miracle In ; - Permanent '.. Waving! COLD [HAY, (he modern, scientific wave. No heat—Nn rus- "*?• P r °P in 'or 'details. 1 'MARGARET'S BEAUTY SHOP 104 S. First Phone 2532 ^^^^^^^^ |TZ Continuous Shows Every Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN S:0t »jn. 12:43 pjn . <:M Last Time Today 'A Yank At Eton' with Mickey ^Rooncy anil 'Edmond Gii'cnn. Faraniount News & Selected Shortt Tuesday & Wednesday . March of Time'aha Short ROXY Night Every Night Saturday. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Slarts 7:00 OnUnaonj Shows Sat. ui< SOB. ' 'Last Time Today ^Sergeant York' with Gary Cooper and Joan Leslie ' Fos Ncwi Tuesday & Wednesday li^SAM GOffr .10,' Selected Shorts .

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