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PAGE TWO JBLYTHEVJ^LE. {ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Society Calendar Thursday Mrs. Fred Klcchel will entertain Uie gulid of tho Pilgrim Lutheran: church at lier home, COO Chicku-, sawVsa avenue. j Mrs. H. A. Smith Is having lhej Mid-week, Bridge club. • ..._ Mrs J. Neal Ocscll is entertain- lerday afternoon to members of the ins the Mid-Wcrk Bridge club. [ literary department of the Osce- Osceota Society—Personal Mrs. R. H. Jones was hostess yes- Mrs. R. I'. Kltshncr having the Thursday Luncheon club. The .Upslrcamers Sunday school class of the .Church of Ihe.NazareiiJ will meet at-7:JO o'clock with Au- 1 trey Hooil at his home on Hlgh- \vay 61. Friday Tile Woman's club \vill meet at the club house. . P. T. A. .Members to .Hear Address on Peace Movement. When members of the city Parent-Teacher . asAOClalicns go to Earle Monday for Die district meeting of this organization they will hear Miss- Eleanor Dcddridgi! Brannan, assocla'.c secretary of the national council (or prevention of wars, who will speak on "Peace Movement." . Tills address, by a' shaker of national fame, will be the feature of the morning session, to be followed with a luncheon. Mis Drnn- nan, who has studied at Oxford nnd Grenoble Universities, served in France during the World War with the American troops as n Y. M. C. A. secretary. While in charge of a hut- she was wounded. She was in Geneva during this year's assembly of the League o[ Nations and had previously attended there the Third -Congress of the World - Federation. of Education Associations. A delegate to the sixth Congress of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom at Prague', she also spoke at Dresden at a peace meeting addressed by representatives of nine iiritlc-ns. Members of Parent-Teacher associations tliroughonl this district are planning lo attend the meeting at Earle. ok Women*. Progressive club, when the last chapter In n study on Soviet Ru.'sla In which the department, hns been engaged for tome weeks, was led by Mi's. W. E. Hunt with Mrs. George Edrlnglon, Mrs. John [F.tlrlnglon and Mrs. C. M. Harwell taking part. Mrs. R. H. Jones read a piper on the attitude of the" American hanker with reference to extending credit to Russia and • MM. 0. n. Perrln had n paper on the secret police O f Russia. ' | Visitors at the meeting Included Mrs. Robert Simmers and Mrs. E. A. Tcafonl. both of Osccola. and Mrs. A. Hunter of St. Louts and Mrs. Georgia Wllllninson of Memphis who are guests this week ot Mrs. F. P. Jacobs. Delicious refreshments were served following the lesson and the next meeting wiis announced for next Tuesday Babe Adopted by Bible | Class Regaining Health Chester Arthur Lucas, 18 months old. who was "adopted" by tlic Lades Bible class of the First Melhodlfil church until he became well following an illness, Is Improved. Mrs. James B. Clark, county director of the Arkansas Society for Crippled children, and Mrs. Emma S. Burney placed thc child in the city hospital at Memphis, following treatment here. He has been under thc constant care of special- Ut and Is now nlmojt well. The child's teeth were dropping I cut because of salivation, and hc| was very undernourished. It was first though he wns partly paralyzed but oxnminatoris made at. Campbell's clinic • disclosed that under nourishment had caused thc child's body to be drawn. lit Is being treated without any cost through the Mississippi Coun- Sodety for Crippled Children. Bits of News Mostly Personal White-Satin Will Gown Smart Easter Brides Uj RCDTfl- One = iflLLILliln lilld Mrs. Lute Ilubbard Is able to t>3 out tallowing a U p o weeks Illness. ' William Pol Mr left Saturday Goes to Memphis to Sec 1'lay. Produced. Miss Grncc Wiley, 500 North Jiinth street, was. .In Memphis for the past several ' days' where she attended the performance of her p!ay, "The Late. Joseph, West." produced by. .Sock ami Buskin Dramatic clirb. oiid: members of dramatic classes. of. the 'State Teachers college in. -the school auditorium. .This one 'apt trace*.' written when Miss Wiiii' was a, student n this school, V.-M produce! alo.i? .with two other outstanding play written by students In Miss Wiley's characters. play arc ten Former Blythevillc Buy In A Or.iturical Contest lo be held at the home of Mrs. cobs with Mrs. C. M. Harwell lead- Ing. * • * -. Mr. nnd Mrs. A. F. Barham last ] evening entertained members of the Osccola Bar association nnd their wives with an anagram party at Ilielv home here. The twenty-eight guests included Judge Nell Klllough of Wynne, who Is presiding over the trrm of criminal court In session here this week, and who was lucky winner of the men's high score prize. Mrs. Bruce Ivy won high score ladles prize. Delicious refreshments were served following the game. Tiilrly-lwo small frinuls of Richard Hill Joined him In ciMcbniUni'. his fourth birthday at the home o! I his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. K. Hill. Easter decorations were employed and Easter rabbits given the children for favors. Richard was showered with an array of gifts. Eugene Thome was winner of the score prize In n ring throwing coil- test and delicious Ice cream was served with the birthday cake for refreshments. • • • Misses Catherine Harwell, Nell Rhodes. Alpha, Hansen, Nan Warren' nna Mrs. c. M. iinrntnf nc- eimpn'nle'd by D. tTcti Taylor jr.. drove to Memphis Monday evening to see Elhcl Barrymore in "The Love Duel." Mrs. George Adams, who wns until her recent marriage Miss Rose White, returned to her home In Little Rock yesterday after spend- Scrlfs Explaining the Contract Bridge System ARTICLE NO. 165 \VM. E. McKFNNEY Secretary ArnrrK.in Bridge League Contract bridge has become A year or night for his home In New York clly.aflcr spending ten days with Mrs. Potter nnd their new son, William Poltcr II. Mrs. Potter is now much improved. 6he Is at the, home of her parents, Dr. and Mrs. C, C. Stcveris. Horace T. Culp Is attending to uslnes.1 In Trumant] today.. Dr. F. A. Robinson and his nephew, Harmon, tire In Memphis, where Harmon Robinson underwent an operation at the Eo!c- cllnlc for the, removal of his tonsils. Mr. and Mts.E .C. Patton have ns their guests Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Hurley, of Newport, They motored to Wilson yesterday. Joe Fclsenthal has returned from a brief visit in Greenwood, Miss. Mrs. Frank Hlghnll, of Hornera- vlile, Mo., wns a visitor In thc city yesterday.' Judge and Mrs. Bascom Holll- fleld , of Rector, nre guests In (he home of Mr. and Mrs Znl B. Bar! rlson for several weeks. Miss Lulu Blcdsoc. of Greenwood, Miss, left today for New York city after spending several Contract bridge firmly established. James Frank Marken.-sm of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Markcn, who lived here for a number of years before going to Flint. Mich., will represent the Central high relied of (hat city in the district Oratorical contest. ! A clipipng from a newspaper in that city says that Marken, who Is a prominent athlete and leader in class and school activities, outdistanced all other entries in the- schcol contest. He spoke on "Grades Versus Gridiron." There were a number of contestants for 'til? honor. Has Club Mrs. Harry Kirby was hostess to the Tuesday contract club and one Sliest, Mrs. E^rl KoonU of Springfield. Mo,, yesterday afternoon, Perfume went to Mrs. J. Nick Thomas for the high score prize nnd Mrs. Kconlz was given cards. The hostess served a dainly des- ing a few days with her mother. Mrs. J. 0. While, in Osceoln. Mrs. White accompanied her nnd remain in Little Rock for u short visit. Mrs. Prank Potter and small son arrived from their home in Paragould yesterday nnd will be guests of Mrs. Potter's mother, Mrs. Abner Driver, for a few days. Miss • Julia Craig has returnee from an extended visit with rela lives and friends in Greenville Miss. so ago the question wns "Will contract prove as popular as auction?" Today the- question Is "How long will it be before the masses of bridge players throughout the country play nothing but contract?" It Is quite natural for the player who Is taking up -contract to become confused with the so-called •'systems." At the recent national championship tournament where the various experts of the country asst-mblcd lo competo ill the championship events, the. writer, was strongly impressed with the fact (hut every acknowledged authority nn the game was using EOine kind of a forcing bid. . It Is quite true that all men do lot think alike. Quoting from (he atest book ot my friend. Shepar'd G Barclay, he states that "an old n'dlnn chief In i peace pow-wow vith a neighboring tribe said, •Thanks be to the Great Spirit that nil men do not think alike—other- w*se all mon • would warit my squaw'." And so It Is in contract bridge—il is just ns well that all experts do not think alike—otherwise bridge would become a mechanical game. It has been generally accepted by ,11 of thc leading authorities that two and or.e-half high card tricks nre necessary for an opening bid of one, although one or two of the experts will opcii on two quick tricks' if their hand contains five probable tticts. So we see Ihnt thc dilfer- days with Mrs. May L. Aldrldge. Byron Mnckoy, of Caruthersvllle, wns n visitor in the city last evening as the guest of Miss Kathcr- inc Lawlcr. Mrs. Znl B. Harrison, who is at the Memphis Methodist hospital will undergo nn operation tombr? row. Mr. Harrison- went down today nnd Miss Jecnne Hitfrlsdii will go down tomorrow. Mr., nnd Mrs. M. E. Brecdcn. Vernon Slattum, Erwin Helms', and { Corley Christopher are returriing : | to -their hoiric in Minneapolis.> Minnesota after n in'ohlhV visit with Mr. and Mrs. Meliti Greene, Tim Breedcn and olher ie|H- tivcs. While here they have- also She and C. V. Sebaugh > Will Represent Local Co. in Speaikng Contest. Miss Alterla Ross and Mr. C. V. . Scbaugh will represent til.' Ai;:au- i-.is-Missouri Po>ver company in a ! state public spcakiag c^nte-rt iJi' ; power company employes to 02 luii at Hm Springs r.txt uoe-k. Mb,s Ross receive! the venial of tlK jiidgcs last nlLjhl over M'.s-i ... EuniiV Jenkins in a preli:r..tir.iy . contest at the Hold Ncai->. Mr. E=- baugli was unopivjocd to;- til? tenor of rcprescmint; ihe cw.vp.iiiy's . . male employes in the slate event. P. O. Gardner of Cam;)':;;;. M-j., also spoke in iho proliirjiur' ov::it last night, and v.ill ri'p!i'-,e:H tiie company in ihi> Missci':; i--;U'='. at Excelsior Springs. i Fifteen minute talks 0:1 "The Contribution of Electric S;-." :ci '.5 1 American Home L:fe and I:-. Fii- inn 1 ? Possibilities" wore |ji\,-:i b/ the contestants. All received hi'M'ty ! applause tram the audience, p.irlc ' up of Ark-Mo Power company em- ployes from C.-mitheisvillcs Kennel. ' • Ijoachviile, Luxora, Osccoia, £t;3lc. Campbell, Monettc and Biythevilb, • and the decisicn c! tr.e judges 02- I tween Miss Ro=s and Miss Jenkins was close. O. P. Moss, general inin- j ager, presided, and peel! ohar.e ; and C. R. Babcock of Blytheville and frank Scovilie of P?.rs-jould were the judges.- i La.it iUi'hl'i preliminary event ; here WAS part of a na'.!c:i-v.-r.b ' pubiic s:;e:i!:in^ CDiniictition for '. |X»ver company cmplsye.i sponi:re:V - jby the National Electric Lijht ?.r,- '• ': sociation. State ccnU^t •,viLi:i: i vs " will compete in distiic-t events, to-- b? followed by regional c^i^csts, '•' wliilc the national winners \v:!l be determined at the National Ei'jc- I U-ic Light asss.'iation mec-llns at I visited with". Mr. nnd Mrs. Lester , Qn B()lv|1 W |, h ,. en | !acl! Stroman, of Nashville, Tenn., who , b i cevcs O r eve were guesls 61 the same relatives. • ___________ Mrs. Floyd .Simpson has return- ll¥ JOAN SAVOY j colored tulle one or one of exmiis- (rains, all made to fit into the back- NEA Service Writer : -. ite chiffon crgandle made with'sc'.c of the dres^, with the iront; You may be a Post-Lenten bride i delicate hand-embroidery. ' Tilled and dared, who. prefers I he all-lace gown. Or I Bvl! l!lc f ., ct 6(jl , ,- em .,i lls lh . u | Around the waist ami over the you may delight ln_a lluUcry chit- th;f maio ,-i tv of (, r i(j cs aro W car-1 hips there is a little Minaret '"" ?";,! m S Eatin (l1 ' 5 y cl "'. J" st Hk c their! flounce made by hand, of the same! ' | tr.clhcr.s befcse them! And the ma-' exquisite satin, tint Mc:-o th:i:i 1!50 t.? been installed to a!d in the United States. nig'.it fiv:!>g . d from Bcrilon, Mo., where slusj r)c(./>()U> School isited for several nays. She was| V7SUUUia OUluui Takes DistdcL visited .- -- accompanied, home by her niece, Mrs. Victor Petit,- of 3t-. Louis. . Mr. ' and'- Mrs. Ben Wiggins and | ,- Jack, nre, visiting In Warren.. Ark.'-*,- . , ' Hardawny . lias r:tiune:l Club Has Guests Members of the New Tuesdas . cncc is very slight on the opening bids of one. Where the great variation comes in is on the. two bids and the forcing bids. There nre several types of forcing bids. First the, two of a suit bid, when used as a demand bid, requires partner to keep the bidding oiKii. The artificial club convention—when the artificial club Jroni several days slay In Memphis' W. M;- Scruggs, of Memphis,-is a.' business visitor, in Ihe city. F A Whalen, of the Fashion, Plate Shoe co-, of St. Louts, Is at' tending to business here today. ; Mr: nnd Mrs. Dave Dinkolsplel, formerly of here and now of Memphis, nre In the city today. B. H; Levy motored to Memphis today. Mr. and Mrs. A. S. McDamcls, of Scnath, Mo., spent last night here as guests of Dr. and Mrs. Paul L. Tipton. Drama Contest .rk., March 25.--U5- •t~- „ „, . .1 vcntlon—when the urtlliciul emu Mrs. B. N. Wilson IB In Loup City. bw ls uscdi tllc b!d mcalls 110 (h- Neb.. where she was called n few , ns to tlle nclun | c!lll) holding. days ago to the bedside of her i T , icre n)n , or n)!ly not ^ cl ,,b s in Presbyterian Choir to Give Easter Cantata Bridro club and Mesdames Bras Smith and Jess White nnd Misses Dslma and Maurice Gravetto and Ruth Blythe were guests o! Mrs. Bob Elliott yesterday. Jonquils and violets made an attractive combination and the same shades were seen in thc tallies. In the bridge games Mrs. Robert Grimes won the club"pri?.c, a black bowl, and guests honors went to Miss Maurice Gravcttc who received a vase. The hostess served cherry pie n la mode witli coffee. To Have Cottage Prayer Jfeclins The wctr.cn of the First Presbyterian church will meet at thc home of Mrs. Ray Worthington Thursday afternoon. 2:30 o'clock, for a cottage prayer meeting. This church is observing prayer sen-ices throughout Ihis week in preparation for thc cvangelislic meeting to begin at that church father who is seriously 111. Attending the high school dramatic contest in Joncsboro yesterday were Rainclic Wciuberg, Louise Hale, Mary Crouch. Mary Margaret Rhodes. Josle Young and Joe Bowen. members of the cast, .ac-. companied by their director. Miss Martlin Wellman and also accompanied by Mrs. II. J. Hale. Mrs. Earl Qninn nnd Miss Florie Quinn. Mrs. T. E. Tnte of Armorcl, president of the County P. T. A. Council, nnd Mrs. M. L. Simmers of Osceola, county child welfare chairman, are speaking at a meeting ot the P. T. A. at keiscr today. he hand. It is made simply to in- fc-rm partner that the hand contains general strength and quite naturally this club bid has its variations regarding strength holding. The choir of thc First Presbyterian church, assislcd by other mu slcians of the city, will present : cantata Friday evening, April 3 ii thc church auditorium. Miss Leone Caliicott. director o the choir, is In charge of the can lata "Bright Easlef Morn" by Hey ser. Besides members of this choir Mrs. George M. Lee. Mrs. Paul L In all cases where the arbitrary Tipton, Ernest Jones. C. G. Ret man. Roscoc Morris and Roy Hoga ivlll sing thc solo, duct and en scmblc parts. one club bid Is used, it demands partner to respond. There are| variations In the response by partner, also. The two-club bid—also an arbitrary convention—has proven popular with some players. In (his system, the club holding is also disregarded. An original two-club bid when made—not ns an overcall. but as an original bid—signifies n power-house hand and is. a'forcing b!d. Then there Is the one over one, which is also a demand bid. When the one over one—a bind of one ot a suit over partner's one ot a suit Dunklin County Drama Meet at Holcomb Friday CARDWELL, Mo — Friday eve ning the Dunklin Comity' Tlighl— is used (e. g. the original tedder School dramatic contest will be' opens \\lth one diamond, partner held at Holcomb. Nearly all high <cliools in the county nrc entered. Each school will present a play in one act, nnd not longer than twenty im'nules. A silver cup will be awarded the winner. The entry fr.r Cardwell high school is '•Tri'- flcs" with the following cast: A lawyer. Hamilton Oilooly. A Farmer, Roy Lasley. An investigator, Emma Lee Collins. A Sheriff. Byron Bishop. Another Investigator, Mary Jo Riggs. Cardwell high csliool is also en- Sunday. « • • j tcrcd in the Soulli-Ea.'t Have Leajuc Parly Misses Charlotte Bngg and Beatrice Odum were hostesses lo 2.i members of the Junior League of the First Methodist church last evening at thc home of Mr- and class of Csrdw Mrs. J. L. Bugg. After a brief business session Miss- Elizabeth Johnson, there wjrc inlcrcsiins games nnd delicious refreshments served. responds with one spadei this is an absolulc forcing bid and requires partner to keep the bidding 01x111, although It mnkes no promise" for game. In other word?, il Is a system nsking the. originn bidder to give more information regarding his holdings. None of the systems in use at Ihe present time force with no trump, therefore a two no trump made originally in any system. Is not a forcing bid. It might be called an encouraging bid. but in to Hospital Notes OSCEOLA. A ceola high school students wn:i Northeast Arkansas disti'ict dramatic contest at Janesbovo yesterday in competition with students rom Joncsboro High school, Para- ould. Imbcdcn and Walnut Ridge schools, and will represent the sldct at the annual state literary icet at the University of Arkansas n April IHh. "Grandmother Pulls the String," one act play, was the vehicle liosen by the Osceola students an:l ehearsals were directed by Miss Martha Wellman, teacher of Elfish on the high school faculty :ere. - Ti'.e cast included Ramellc Weinbcrg. Louisa Hale. Mary Crouch, Josie Young. Mary Margaret Rhodes and Joe Bov.i'n. Characterization, choice of ploy and singe craft, articulation and force, and stape business, in the order named, were points on which the judges based the auard. Tests on examination questions \ sent out by'the university were held ' for Osccola students hero yesterday in English, algebra, geometry, spelling and American history, and these papers will be som to Jonesboro for grading to determine district winners who will compote in the=c subjects at the s'.ate meet in April. ery If you It/long 10 the in-bk!iw>::'Li; u:i cilver, with a liny ribbon of si: class, whh'h most women do, you: u-r bnck ovi?r the hair. There .~'i'- A will be intrigued by an m-resting- '• :cc-j,!s of (ui 1 .:- in thc veil,'which ly lovely b/i'lal gown In white hrid- 1 [nil.- in billowing cloudiness about til satin, cm filter!, with the mr.^t Ihe hrio'3 '.v:th a ?i'. in front, where ! originn] train to go clov. n the to any altar, certainly. This is made of thvsc distinct square oi al: chreo trains. 3 only «v.isl depth. Jn the back; trails cut to the very tip end Frank Morion. 1 city, was admitted to the Blytheville hospital today. Woman Judge lo Sit in Ariirm.i NOGALES, Arizona. (UP) — This Ogle North President ! of B. C. L. at Cardwell j CARDWELL. Mo— The "Better: Citizens League" of Cardwell high I experience something school met Inst week and clr.-lcdj different In judges on April 3 when for the rest of thc year as follows- : Gcne'vievc R. Cllne of the U. S. - Customs conn starts hearing fcv- eral special cases. It will be the first time a woman judge ever acted In Nogalcs. BESTHEDiCil~ SHE KNOWS OF 5ayg "Take Lydia E. Pink- iam'» Vegetable Compound" Ogle North; Vice-Prcsi- -. Both playr. are under direction of the The writer, in following articles, will describe each of thc above systems with popular variations. (Copyright, 1931. NEA Sfrvioc, Inc.* Read CoMtor News want adt. | rVRMKr!s OFV ' OSK ~^ T! ,. U)1 . ,,,_,.., . , COPENHAGEN. .,.,, tlub Entertained. ing ot a delicious two-course menu, in Denmark, dissatisfied withes- Mrs. R. C. Dent, Jr., wns hostess m Bl)lch j. c . 110 , v Nras predominant | pcrts to United StYe< to the Tuesday Luncheon club and in continuing the spring time,ducting nn enereerc" nmmicn - one guest, Mrs. Max B. Reid, yes- mclit . scc|!ings ,„ fi , vcrl m * ch o[ ^ cn ^' c tfrday. Hosiery went to Mrs. W. D. to Great Britain. The effort is Jonquils and spires formed nn - ' attractive centerpiece for the luncheon, table, arranged for the sorv- . . . Chamblin. Jr., for thc high store prize and Mrs. Reid wns given a lemonadc set. ' belr.g directed by members of Ihe "Twelve Men Society an agricul- lure organization. Ft. Mrwrs, Fl».— "Lydi* K. Tlak- •latii's- \'rgctnhle Compound is the lir ncdirinc I cvr-r irnnl of. Ilcforo aybahy u-nshorn 1 was always u c-ak VH! rtuuluwii. t tiftd norvoii3?pd ! .s until Iranlitn'tiln i]iy houscworV. A Uilylolclnwalwil thn Vcpct able Com]Kiunil and it. ugthenrti me. tido my nan now working in a restaurant ami I fovl belter than I liave in three years. I hopo my letter will be the means of loading some oilier woman to IK! IT hr.illh." MHS. li>;iiTii\ Ft. Meyers, Florid*. S, 2J11 1'olk SI., 'POWDER; t It's double acting j Use K C for fine texture and large volume in your bakings, CHRYSLER Six—COH^ $88% Roadster £% Sedan %>. Five wire or wood wheels stazdard. All prices f. o. L facccry. Khjiheviile, Ark.