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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 15, 1943
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARKJ COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, JUNE 15,'1943 Attend Girls State Miss Marian Thompkins Complimented With Party Continuing with a series, of par- lies .'honoring 1 Miss Marian .Tomp- klns .whose-;, marriage, to, Second Lieut.^Ambrose Eugene Teaford of Osesola .will occur Thursday night WHS'*'Coca-Cola party given In her honor yesterday morning by Mrs J. H. McDonald at the home of her mother, Mrs. Ivy W. Crawford.. The lace-draped table held n crvstM bowl ot floating water II- lies^for centeVpiece. Party biscuits with 'bacon, •• cheese sandwiches, failed nuts and doughnuls were rerved the 10 present. The hostess was assisted by her sister. Miss Eugenia Crawford recently returned from Fayettevllle, where she was graduated Irom Uie ot Arkansas, and her Bridal Couple At Beaumont, Tex-' Following Rites in New Orleans University mother'. Summer flowers decorated the entertaining, rooms ol the Crawford home.' - :.'..'. During the morning the guests cnitifpidcred towels -which were presented .by Ihe .hostess to the guest' 1 of honor-after they were completed, along with a gift In her "---~ v -f. China. FIRST-BAPTISt CIRCLES'MEET The 'woman's Missionary Union of the' First Baptist Church met yesterday afternoon in circles at various homes. The topic of study was "Stewardship In The Life of Women." Mrs;- C. E. Edds was hostess to Circle One, with live members present. 'The.devotional was given by Mrs. 41vin Huffman, the opening prayer,.by 'Miss Cordelia Wllhlte, tho'i study - and closing prayer by 'Mrs: .Lloyd Stickmon. Circle-Two' met with Mrs. G. C. Ensign and Mrs. Richard Bland Lflgau JK; are now nt Benumotit, Tex., near Orange where the bridegroom is stationed, following their nanlage Saturday night In New Orleans. Mrs. Logan Is the former Miss Sarah Lou.McCulclicn. Mr. and Mrs. 'Olen Wnltcr Mc- 3utchen, her parents, Miss Betty McCutchen, her slslcr, nnd Mrs. Marvin Bailey, her aunt, have returned from that 'city where lliey went for Ihe wedding. The engagement and wedding plans were announced only a sliort time ago after the bridegroom received a brief furlough which changed plans to-an early marriage in New Orleans. Immediately, the bride-elect nud members of her family went to New Orleans where n number of Interesting events were crowded Into the short time prior to the wedding. New Orleans papers described the evenl as "a prominent wedding solemnized hi the presence of an interesting gathering of member.' of the social world of New Orleans and . one which claimed .wide attention In fashionable circles o! the city." The vows were pledged in o candle-light ceremony at tin Trinity Episcopal Church, 8 o'clock by the Hawks Hawks with five prei :sent. Mrs. _ gave Ihc devotional, the opening prayer. Mrs. Ebb 'Carson, the study and closing prayer Mrs. E. F. Blomeyer. '.'_.. Circle Three-met"*I the home of Mrs. W. J. Wunderllch with nine present. The meeting was opened with the watchword of. the year >f the valley. She wore n pearl iccklacc, a gift of her parents. Miss Hetty McCutchen was her Ister's maid of honor and brides- ualcls were Miss Mary Helen Mooro ind iMlss I.ynctle Tucker; -Miss nn Johmoirof Fort Worth, .Texas; \lks Jane Logan of New, Orleans, ilslcr of Ihe bridegroom, Miss ileunor Logan of New Orleans, a cousin, and Miss Jacqueline May- icw, also of that city. Their gowns ot faille and net vere Identical except that of the nald of honor was In sea foam green and the bridesmaids were in apple green.. The long torso of faille taffeta jiiltoncd wllli self covered -button.' down the front and the sleeve.' were llii'cc-iuini'ler length. The ful skill of net was edged wllh a wide net ruffle. 'Ihev carried bouquets of gardenias and wore similar blossoms In their hair attached to caps of green tulle. Campbell i^gan was his brother's best man and ushers were Enslgi Gary James Ellis Jr., USNR; En sign Trlst Bringler McConncll George King Loguh, William Ku dolf, James McConnell IV am Lieut. Edmund B. Pricker, Army Al. Con>s, all of New Orleans. For the reception which followed the same' color theme of -white aiv .rinks. Hostesses for the affair were Jits. A, C. Haley, Mrs. Sallle Huber, Mrs. O, N. Hawkins, Mrs, Jt G. Sudbm-y, Mrs. Prcnt Smith, Mrs. S. C. Stevens, Mrs. John Walker, and Mrs. Butler liarksdnle. MJTllKltAN 1 GUILD Mlil'.TS VKSTICKUAY Mrs. Fred Swan entertained members ol the Woman's Guild of .he I'llgilm Lutheran church yesterday afternoon with nine mcin- wns opened with hers present. The meeting prayer by the president, Mrs. F. G. iieichcl who also presided over the business session at which limo commlltcc reports were filed. The served refreshments at the close of the program. MUS. I.KK MOOKli IIKADS HOl'K CillOUJ'. Mrs. Moore will head the Hope Group of the Woman's Council of First Christian Church, It was announced today by Mrs. J. C. Ellis, the president. She will replace Mrs. John Mcllnncy, who will serve as treasurer. Since tliif. was the final meeting of (he fiscal year only routine business was attended to, with names for circles redrawn as the principal Item. Mrs. J. C. Ellis gave the opening prayer and the devotional given by Mrs. John C. Mcllancy. The 18 gave the missionary benediction as dismissal. Sealed left to right, Nelle Dickinson, Rosalie Dnclos, Margaret CiTOk; standing, Floy Ann Sample, Mary Tucker Mooro, Mary Gray. Clubs of Blylhevillc have sent six jili'ls io the'annual Girls -State being held in Little Rock this week where they will study the oreantza- tlon'and problems of federal,.stole, comity and city government as they work In groups for a program de- slgiinl Io equip the girls of- today to become better women of tomor- 3W,' ' This is a similar project to Boys St[ite:atso held in Little Rock each Summer under sponsorship of Use American Legion in cooperation .with civic clubs. Girls selected .,(m the camp this year were Floy Ann Sample, daughter of Mrs. : Velma Sample, and Mary Tucker • Moore, daughter of Mrs, V. G. Moore, who represent the American- Legion 'Auxiliary; line Mrs.- H. L Chambers closed me' session with prayer' and a shower was given by this, group honoring •Mrs; H. E. Graham. '.'",•• Mrs: Kendall Berry,'- entertained Circle Four with nine;present.Mrs. Raymond Schmuck' gave, the devotional, the study, taught by Mrs. Berry and the dosing prayer, Mrs. .C. E. Johnson. .-;'" There were six. present for the meeting at the home of Mrs. G. I. Walker for Circle "Five. Miss Jane Kincald gave the devotional. Mrs. W A. Gilmmett the opening prayer, Mrs. M. C. ''Outlaw taught the mission study an'd'f%s.-E, P. Har- 'dih closed the rri«Ung J -Tilth prayir. Circle Six met -with Mrs. T. R. Shtpherd. Ihe seven,present heard Mrs. John Payne give- the devotional. Mrs. Herman Walpole, the opening prayer, 'Mrs. W. J. Rogers taught the lesson, after which the meeting was closed with sentence prayers. There were four present for Circle Seven when Mrs. Tom Jackson was hostess. The meeting was opened with prayer by Mrs: S. M. Hood - and closed with a prayer by Mrs. was enjoyed by of ic Rev. Robert S. Coupland, , rector, and were 'followed by ccptlon at the Orleans Club (led by several hundred guests, program of organ music was ntcd before Ihe wedding party cd. e bride, given In marriage by father, wore a gown of while lulsotle trimmed In Chantllly over matching satin. The long :e was made -of shirred bands' the material attached Io the luce insertions ami lite •neck,was square, trimmed in lace li edged the short sleeves. ie voluminous hooped marqui- sklrt had inscrl.s ol lace down front and around the skirt h ended In n long trnln edged 3hantllly lace bands. A cluster orange blossoms held her veil lluslon caught In a small cap c't and she carried a bouquet vhite spray orchids anil lilies nan Thompkins Honored \t Family Dinner Parly Iss Marian Tompklns, whose rlage to Second Lieut. A. E. ford of Osceola will take place jrsday afternoon, was with mbers of the Tompklns faintly night for a dinner party given her aunt, Mrs. J. F. Tompklns her cousin, Mrs. George Hnle green In gladioli and peonies which decorated -the ancestral church was used In the large rooms thrown together. The bride's mother wore a gov?tt of black luce and a gardenia corsage and Mrs. Logan, mother of the bridegroom, was in white marquisette flowered in pink, with a slcphanotts corsage. Mrs. Lucy McCutchen, grandmother of the bride, wore a gown of black net and lace, with a touch of pink, and- Mrs. George C. Walshe, grandmother of Ensign Logan,- wore pearl gi-ny chiffon. Ensign Logon nml Ills bride traveled by motor to Beaumont .where they will live while he is stationed near there on n destroyer. , For traveling, Mrs. Logan wore an funm blue two-piece dress wWi a white fabric hat trimmed with n short veil and white feathers. Her 1 corsage was of white orchids. Brisks' mother. Lieutenant Briggs who is stationed at Pocnlello. Ma- 10 formerly wns stationed at the Blythcille Army Air Field. > » • OKLAHOMA VISITOR TO UK ENTERTAINED Miss Martha Ann While of Oklahoma City, -has arrived foi ah ..Indefinite .stay with heVi'.mmt and lincie, Mr. and Mis. O 1> Rainey and family. ' Several interesting affnli.s have Bits of News Moray Penonu Earl Dnnielson, son ot Mr. an •Irs. G. W. Dnnielson has relume rom Oklahoma City where h •lulled relatives and friends t'o 0 days. Mr. Daniclsou Is at th wine of his parents awaiting ca nto the Navy V5 program. Mrs. E. M. ficgenold .and so John Ed returned from Slier mm Texas, husl week, where Ihey wer Jie guests of Lieut, and Mrs. To Phillips nml son Tommy. Lieutei ant Phillips Is now stationed t Wilmington, Del., 1ft the Fcr Command of the Army Air Force Clem Cook Schonholf of Advanc Mo., has arrived to sjiend the Smr mer \vlth his mint nnd uncle, fv and Mrs. Ed Cook. He will go NEW Orleans tomorrow, where 1 will take a physical examinatli for the Navy V-5 program. Miss Dettye Price of Sweelwate Twin., arrived yesterday to be tl guest of Miss Bctiy Isaacs nnd h parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. M. A. Isaac Miss Isaacs went to Memphis Su day to rncet'^ her. Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Long a son, .lohnny, were weekend visile Mrs. Ira Gray, representing notary Club; Nelle Dickinson, danehlcr o'f Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Dickinson, representing. Kin'tinls Club; Rosti- lle Duclos. daughter or i.Mr. mid Mrs. A. C. Duclos, representing Dud Cason 1'ost of American Legion, niiel Margaret Crook,, daughter of Mrs. J. • E. Crook, representing Woman's Club. i Arkansas,Girls State Is limited to a .selected group which elccls il.s own officials, including the 'governor ami other constitutional officers, in accordance with Arkansas laws. They organia; their legislative bodies, where Ihey Introduce, argue and pass.bills and have such activities as visits to Ihc stale capitol where practice sessions of the Dyess and Bassett Organize New Clubs OSCEOLA, AJ'k., June 15^- The organization of two new home demonstration clubs, one at Dycss and one ut Bassctt, with u combined eiirolluivnt of 57 new members are (he results of the membership drive recently conducted by. the South Mississippi Comity Council of Home Demonstration Clubs, was announced by Miss Inez Kiiicald, extension aijcnt for this half of the county. Officers of the Bassett club arc Mrs. E. B, Hell, president; Mrs. U. (•;. Smith, vice president; Mrs. O. M. Morris, secrelary-t'.'oasurer. Mrs. Russell Clifton Ls president of the club with Mrs. Hugh McCar.n as vice president and Mrs. Sidney Dostcr, ssfretary-treasurer. These bring the total for the county to 25 clubs with 55(j members. Mrs. P. B. Dean, vlce- pi-.'slilcnl ol the County Council, directed the ijii'mbpr.slilu drive. Achievements ol Ihe drive over the slate as a whole included organization of <J2 new home demonstration clubs, the enrollment, of 2,8G(i new members and Hie sign- in" of the Victory citizenship Pledge by 37,419 Arkansas homemakers. . ' i Arkansas now has 2,10! • -home demonstration clubs, with 59,355 members, Miss Klncnlil said.'"'. Awarded Band Medals At The Hospitals Blyllievlllo Hospital Admitted— ; Harvey Gene Tapp, city. Elmer Pay Baker, fit/3, city. ' Dismissed— Tommy Warren, Luxora. Max George, Luxora. John Seamorc, city. Memphis Baptist Hospital Admitted Mrs. H. C. Palton, city. Memphis Methodist Hospital Admitted- Robert M. Randolph, Caruthcrs- villc, Mo. Walls Hospital Admitted— Ola Denn Collins, Steele, Mo. Mary Francis Harris, Dell. Doris Nell Watkins, Steele, Ml. Dismissed— Howard Cauldwcll, city. Mary Gray, daughter of Mr. and. House and senate are held. Will Figlil for Nothing; HOLLYWOOD, Cal. (UP)— Cpl. Mattias Brunlcr, now stationed at Marcli Field, Is a conscientious objector of a different sort, lie has conselenlious objections to being d for fighting for Uncle Sum. The situation came to light when army officers investigated the reason why his pay checks were never cashed. They finally persuaded him to buy w:ir bonds" wllh them nmi gave him a three-day leave of absence to visit the- movie lols ut Hollywood. ter, Mrs Bailey. B. C. Bailey, and Mr. Mi, and Mrs. John needer have returned home after spending a week with relatives in Florence and Huntsvlllc, Ala. Miss Mary Allah Robinson returned yesterday from Memphis, where she spent Ihe weekend with Garrard Caudlll, who is friends. Mrs. at employed in Uttle Rock, spent the weekend with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Robbins of Steele, Mo., and here. 5 She was accompaiiied to Little Hock Sunday by her mother, and brother, Bill Robbins, and Miss Molly Guard. Miss Sarah Hill ol Greenwood, s! C. arrived Friday to siwml the summer as the guest of her aunt and uncle Mr. and Mrs. James Hill Jr. Mrs. F. G. Rclchel was called to Ratine, Wis., Inst night because of the* serious of her mother. Mrs. R. Edwards will velum to her home in New Orleans moiroiv, after spending several lays here as ihc guest of her mother, Mrs. S. P. Craflon and' other lelalrivcs. filic will be ac'coinpuniecl iminc by her niothcr-ln-law, \lrs. fl. Edwards ol Uenlon, Ark. Her son E'nsign Gerald Edwards will :o from here Io San Diego where le is stationed in the Navy. Miss IM-ly June Nally of Win-. stoii-Salem. N. C., is the guest for several days ol Mr. and Mrs'. H. 11. Houchins. .Mrs. Fred CopelnncI and sou, DOD, .ire the ynesL 1 : of refntivM In Memphis for -several days. Rabble Jerome Rosen of Ihc Temple Isrcal left yesterday for Chicago where he will spend the Summer. Walter noseuthmi w?nt to St. Louis lust night where he will at- lencl Io business for several (lays. Mrs. C. S. Stevens who is confined Io her bed for six weeks is resting well at her home today. Corp. Henry Wilson has returned to his post at Warrlngton V,a.. OSCEOLA, Avk., June 15.— The 10 highest ranking bam! members of Osccoln High School band liuve been awarded medals for their work based on attendance, .solos, practice work and neatness in appearance. Those receiving medals were Lloyd Godley, W. R. . Ilolilicld, Elizabeth Thome, Eugene Thome, Jimmie Lancy, Joyce Williams, June Wclborn, Elizabeth Rose, Howard Kcnnemore and Billy Sheldon. Iforsc clicstnuts get their name from the fact that ancient Turks found them useful 'as a drug for sick horses. alter spending a 10-day furlough here with his parents, Mr. : and Mrs. Jack Wilson. ONE OF THE GREATEST 61000-MtON YOU CAN BUYS You g Iris who suffer from simple nhemla or who lose so much during monthly periods you feel ttretl. weak, "clnigiisMi out"—clue to low blood Iron-'-try Lyctlu rltiklmm's TABLETS—ono of the best and quickest home ways to lielp build up red blood to get more strength—In such cases. Get IMnkham's'Tableta today/ Follow label directions. at the Hales' country home nt Bur- dctte. Roses and svveetpeas were flanked with white tapers in crystal candelabra for an effective setting of the dining table where the relatives were served a three-course Jackson. A social hour each circle at the conclusion of Ihc meeting and refreshments served by the hostess. PKESBYTERIAN CIRCLES ilIBT YESTERDAY The topic for :dUcussion by the circles of the Presbyterian church yesterday afternoon was; -"Ten Rules For Living".The Bible study was "Steven, the ' Forgiving Martyr" -,Mi's. Dixie Crawford was hostess to Circle One with 12- members and two visitors present. The study was conducted by Mrs. E. A. Rice and the Bible lesson taught by Mrs. Mattie Allen. . Circle Two, met,with Mrs Aubrey Conwny when the mission lesson was taught by Mrs. Z«l B Harrison and the Bible study by Mrs. Ross Stevens^ There 10 members and four visitors present, one out of town visitor, Mrs. Alfred Overholser ol Hempstead, N. Y: Mrs. H. H. Houchins entertainer! Circle Three when the president The bride-elect was showered with gifts for the kitchen 1 In n clever game arranged as an auction with Hays Sullivan as the auctioneer and with beans used for money. * » • LAKE STREET CHURCH WOMEN HOLD MEETING The Woman's Society of Christian Service of the fnke Street Methodist Church met ycsterdnj tifternoon at the home of Mrs Charles McDaniel. Mrs.-C. M. Baxter was leader for the afternoon when the follow Ing members took purl; Mrs. \V L. Green, Mrs. George Shamllh Mrs. Cleo Pope, Mrs. A. L. Rca ?en, Mrs. George Crews, and Mrs /pc Strickland. The first lesson on Hie new topi 'or study which is "Our Nations ;.vns given by Mrs. Bates Sturdy. The hostess and co-hos!css, Mrs Allen V<m winkle served refresh •uents at the close ol the progran The closing prayer was given b Mrs. Reagcn. ; * • • •JUIGGS ANNOUNCE .•HRTII OF llAUnilTEK Lieut, and Mrs. C. D. Briggs ar Mrs. D. C. McLean was a guest, also Miss Betty Jane Nally of Winston-Snlcm, N. C, house guest of Mrs. Houchins. The topic of study was led by Mrs. R. L. Banister with Mrs. Ray Worthington leading the Bible study. Circe Pour, met last evening wllh Mrs Margaret Crowder with 12 members present: The program study was given by Miss Louise Sir.ion and the Bible lesson taught by Mrs. Hugh Hudson. Refreshments were served -by each hostess at the conclusion of the study. -lounce the birth of u Hnughte parol Diane, born June H at wci :hCEtcr, Mass., at the home of Mr en planned In her honor, the rst of which will be a dancing rly Friday night nt the Rfllncy omc when her cousin, Oswald alney will entertain a group of lends. • • • EN'S IlIRLE CLASS OSTI'ONKS SOCIAL The fish fry and social planned ir members ol Ihc Young Men's ihle Class, First Baptist Church, lanncd for tonight at Walker ark, hns been ]Mxsts>ot]ed for one eck, it was announced today. The flair will be given next Tuesday ghl at the park. F. E. Atkinson class teacher. » * • METHODIST GROUP "MEETS AT CIIUKCH Woman's Society of Christian Service of the First Metliotiisl nurch met yesterday afternoon n the church when Mrs. A. C. Hale> opened the meeting wllh the <lc •otional and introduced the prin cipal speaker, Mrs. D. G. Ilindeman wlio spoke of her experiences li rural Oklahoma with the Indians hi keeping with the topic of th year which was "Across the Na lion With Our Rural Workers." Mrs. James Hill Jr., preside over Ihe business session at whic lime committee reports were filed At the close of Ihe meeting tV hoslesses served cookies and Ice HAIR TONIC Mr. Long's mother, Mrs. John •ng. Mr. Long's orchestra lias just mplcted a six months engage- cnt nt Hotel Gayso, Memphis, ul will now appear nt the new fleers chili in Memphis tor the imlng six months. Mrs. J. P. Newell Jr.. of Memphis lent the weekend here as the itest of her mother, Mrs. Leslie iooper. Mrs. W. R. Brown of Lnfkin. 'cxns ,has arrived to spend the ummer here as guest of her nughlcr, Mrs. J. F. Friend nnd [\mily. Mr. nnd Mrs. Alfred Overholser f liempstcad, N. V., nrc spc'nding evcral clnys here as Die guests of Ur. Ovcrholser's brother, the Hev. I. A. Overholser, and family. Mr. and Mrs. James McMullin nnd son, James, of Balina, Kan., inve returned to their home after spending u week wllh Iheir dnugh- The Miracle In Permanent Waving! COLD RAY, the modern, scientific wave. Nn heal—No machines. Drop in for details. MARGARET'S BEAUTY SHOP 104 S. First Phone 2532 Social Calendar PENNEVSI) • Haifa-Day Bargains PENCO NATION WEDNESDAY'S EVENTS A. D. c. Club Is meellng with Mrs. James Terry. Mrs. J. V. Oates will entertain the Wenesay Contact Club. Town and Counlry Club meeting wllh Mrs. James B. Clark. Mrs. E. B. Woodson entertaining with a morning bridge party honoring Miss Marian Tpmpklns, followed by a luncheon. Mrs. E. A. Teaford of Osceola enUrtalning'i at her home with a tea honoring Miss Marian Tonip- klna. Mt. and Mrs. Marion 'Williams entertaining: with a dinittr party |. at their home honoring MUs Marian Tompklns. , » TfiJTRSDAT'S . KVEH1H , The Double Pour Club will meet with Mrs.•John Porter. • .-. 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