The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 22, 1943 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 22, 1943
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PAGE TWO BLYTHBVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS . TUESDAY, -JUNE 22, 1943 '' Nellie' Johns Announces Wedding Plans, Parties Miss.Nellie Johns, whose, engagement to Tech. S«rgt. Boy Raylul Brantlcy'-'Jr'., of Sandersville, oa., and Blythjjvlllc Army Air Field, recently was announced, today told of plans for-her wedding and more Attains being planned for -this bride-elect and.her fiance.' The wedding. is : to take plncc, Friday afternoon,;.July 2,'at First Presbyterian church." •'; Chaplain Julian A. Undsey,- of Blythcville Army Air Held, will perform..the double ring ceremony at'5 o'rlock before relatives and a small group 6f : friends. A program-of nuptial music will be. presented-by < Ross Stevens, vocalist, and Bernard Gooch, organ 1 lit,, >•:. , v . •:•-.,. ,' . The 1 bride will be given in mar- aga'bv her brother. Elliott Johns. Her hiaid of honor will be Miss Mamie Knhalloy of Bay Minnette, Ala. 'v , : . ,, •;/. ; ; i . '•' . . . ; Sergeant'"B'rantley -will.have for Ills best man, Master Ser'gl. Ralph Hastings of North Dakota. , Ushers nrc to be St. Sergt. William McCoy of Portland, Me,, aiid Scrgt. William Bernard of Boston, all of whom are stationed at Bly- thevlllc Army.Air Field. : >Miss Johns and her. fiance,-who is well known. among her friends here having teen slationed nt the local air base for a year, have been enjoying a'number of interestlnt' Wednesday 'nlghl, June 30, by Kl- lioll Johns, at Holel Noble for members of the wedding party and out of town guests. - The final affair will be a supper party,to be given alter the rehearsal Thursday when Mr. and Mrs. Louis George and Mfss Mamie Knhalley will entertain numbers bf the wedding party, their wives and out . bf town guests at the George home In Osceola. * , * • CHRISTIAN SERVICE CIRCLES MEKT Woman's Society of- Christian Service of the First. Methodist Church met In Circle groups In various homes yesterday afternoon. The topic of study was "Practicing The Presence" and a Iptter from the president, Mrs. James Hill Jr., was read at each session. - Mrs. Charles Wylle was'hostess to Circle One with'seven members present. The devotional was given by Mis. W. D. Henley and Mrs, Fred McOee gave the uible study. Circle Two, met with Mrs. J. !•. Gunh wIllrMrs. S. W. Danlelson as co-hostess. The opening prayer was gvlcn ' by Mrs, IV Cooley. with Mrs. DanicLson leaching the Bible study. Tlicrc were seven present. . There were 12 members present at Inc.home of Mrs. J. D. Barksdale on the Armorel Hoad when Circle Three met. A special guest fo.r this alfnir was the president Mrs. James Hill Jr./ The Bible study was taught by Mrs. Neill need who also gave the opening prayer: Circle Four met with. Mrs. Jesse Bits of Newt ! oyner, Amelia Saliba and Nancy ,1cOlll rcix>rtcd on the Presbyterian Camp attended at Frcncllff near .lltle Hock. During the business session which vas presided over by Mrs. D. C. McLean the 23 members present icard n letter lead from the ward if this society at tile Vera Uoyd loine, Monllci'llo, Ark. Mrs. B. S. Simmons reported the auxiliary had ' James Cecil Hale Jr., of Marlon, pent a total of 540 8-4 hours In he bandage room in the past three nonths. Also at Ihls time It was •cporled by the committee that •ach of the three graduates from he church were presented wllh New Testaments as gifts from the i: QUADS CI.DB HAS til It KB (iUKSTS Miss Minnie V. Klssell, , Miss Ruth Anderson mid Miss Juiinlln llollowcll were guests of 'Mrs. Ira Walters lust night when slic en- teilalncd the Three Quads Chil). Summer llower.t used isscd wllh a prayer by Mrs. A. . Hudson. Mrs. Fred Fleeman newly elected affairs since their engagement was Wcbb wltll c , B , n me]nbe ,, s ftll(l twp announced.; : • •• . • visitors present. The Bible study The parlies began with a lam- W|L , elv j n , M| . s o p , > s ily Dinner given by Mr. and Mrs. > ter . h , , lnc * „ Fred Saliba .at-their home. .... si. A'buffet supper was given Sunday: night at the home of Mr. and Mrs/M. George for 16 guests. They went to Memphis for a dinner party given by Mr. and Mrs. Louis George of Oseeola at this Sky.way of 'Hotel Peabody when six couples were., guests. Largest 61. the affairs already given was the bridge party Thursday night when Mrs. Clarence ; H.. Wilson, Mrs. Frank Wiiitworth' and Miss '. Nell Harris entertained 24 guests tit the Wilson bbme. :'" x '-: : .The military" wedding .theme was cffbctlv^.'^se'd."' throughout the party, -.'ni;!:;:.;.' : - .,;,'• ,For refreshments, a salad plate was served' at' small -tables, decorated in ftlnlature: .bouquets of red while a'rld'.ljUTe' flowers,; and favors were smill/Arflerlcan -flags. Mrs. -Fred Fleeinan .received- rosebowl;::Iorv'high ".score; • colorci ash tra'ysj-ralso in 'glass, .went t< Mrs. pEddie B. David for seconc high, aiiii'Miss'Johns wns\ present ed two : ,pieces'of silver Ui the Rosi Point i pattern. >, .-..•.. Included'in. the guests were Mrs Louis ,?. George ; ' and Mrs.. {Willlar Elias dt s Oscepla. ,.V • ,-.,;•'..'.]''. '.-'.•• FutureTevenls' will •• be'.. of ! muc Interest.; Mrs.. J.. A. Saliba an daughter, Miss -Alice .Saliba,' wi compliment Miss Johns with a lin en shower>Friday' 'night at tlief home. ?, ' ; !, .Miss Irene Crow der Is'to be hos less to a buffet supper and miscc Inneoits shower Tuesday night, Jur . 29, at her home. ; .".:'• A dinner party; will be give of Circle Five was hostess this group with seven present. Irs. Fleeman- conducted the Bible tudy 'after which the group wove ismisscd with a prayer. Mrs. L. E. Old conducted the tudy for Circle Six when the lembcrs , were entertained at the .otne of Mrs. Bernard Gooch with ight present. : For dismissal the group he Lord's' Prayer in unison. Mrs. D. Hammock entertained Circle Seven with four, members iresent. Several chapters of the ilble study book were taught by, Irs. Rlley Jones after which the ;roui> were .dismissed with prayci 1 by Mrs. Fred Smith. The hostess of each group served refreshments at the close of the devotional period. •*. * * MRS. BEIJ. LEADER FOR, AUXILIARY , PUOGItAiVt Mrs. James Bell was leader of the program yesterday afternoon I'm 1 the Womans Auxiliary of the First the In tin; social rooms of the church. The topic was, "All-Out Defense on -the Home Front" dealing with home nii.sslon nclh'Hics in Arkansas. Mrs. Bell Was assisted by Mrs. II H. Houchhis. Mrs. Mattte Allen gave the devotional and Mrs. F. B. Joyner played hymns. Frances Sue Bright, Sarah Grace throughout the entertaining i quins where bunco was played with high score pi'1/.c awarded lo Mrs. Clyde Bunch, low lo Mrs.-Wallers, bun- co lo Mrs. .Turner Klssell mid •consolation to Miss Mcllm Fooler. Fur refreshment.') Ihp hostess served home made Ice cream and cake. • * • FIRST BAPTIST W. M. S. MEETS VKSTKKHAY. The topic for study yesterday atlcrnoon for the Woman's Missionary Union of the First UapUs Church was "Youth of Today' and was led by Mrs, W. J. Honors. Mrs. Hobeson assisted- he: with Ihe discussion and talked m the subject of "Hold Fast Ti Youth." This was followed by i tnlk by Mrs. n. W. Woolen th title of which was "Victorious Wit ness of Youth." The meeting was opened by re pealing the watchword and singing the hymn of the year. Miss Cordelia Wllhllc opened the SCR-' slon with prayer followed by the devotional given by Mrs. Herman Walpole. Prayers were offered by Mrs. John Buchanan mid Mrs. H. H. Brooks. • • • MKS. HATES STURDY . TEACHKS C11UICCI1 GItOIJP as been the guest of his grand- arcnls, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Hale. Mr. and Mrs. James !•. Guai;d nd daughter, Miss Molly Guard > returned . from Hnrrlsburg, where they visited relatives. Vhlle tliere Ihey were Joined by 'ccond Lieut.- and Mrs. James Minrd of Rockford, III., who s|>ent lie weekend with Iheln. Mrs. J. J. Hargelt Is recovering rom Injurlcti received when she iroke her left wrist for the sec- i)id lime recently. Both Hints he wrist'was fractured in.a, fall. Lieut, and .Mrs. Tolcr Buchanan if Albumiernuc, N. M., .slopped for \ visit. today with Mrs. J. H.'El- klns, enroule lo Osceola'amrcoh- ivay, where they wl]i vlsll •' rela- ives on a 10-day' leave. ;' Mrs, W. II. Joiies. and John she will visit her aunt, Mrs.' R. L. Brulon. Mrs. Breton Is Mrs. Barksdale's sister. Simon Joseph has gone la St. Louis, where he wll visit for several days wltli his brother, Charles Joseph and Mr£. : Joseph. Mrs. George Stillwell was removed from the Blythcvllle Hospital lo her home this morning after undergoing a major operation lliei'e. Her condition Ls very good. • Miss Mary Ann Hill of Carrolllon, Ky., arrived this pomlng for a. 10- day visit'with her former schoolmate, Miss Alice Saliba. Miss Saliba and Miss. HiU were room- males at Louisiana State University, Baton Houge, during the sophomore'-year. Mrs. G. S. Atkinson, formerly of here, Is making her home In Memphis for Ihe present. . Jimmy >Lowe Wilbourn of para- gould, Jimmy Conner of Kansas City, Mary; Gull Wilbourn of Cape Ohaidcau, >Mo. ; went to Paragould .today after a visit with their aunL arid uncle, • Mr. and Mrs. Harry Klrby. Hardy, Wilbourn Mrs. Klrby's brother who 'was also a guest, motored them over for a visit with their grandmother and other relatives. Mrs. R. D. Kirk of Tupelo, Miss., arid daughter, Miss Jean Still Kirk; arrived today to^-be-the house guesls of-Mr. and,' Mrs.' Harry Kirby.'Mrs. Kirk Is Norfolk, Va., to I in her husband. Major-Kirk, who .tloned there In charge of an Jones of - Paragould spent. Sunday Join 1 is' sla Ariny Hospital.'. Mrs. J. A. Still, hei mother, w|ll accompany her here They are. coming'.especially lo be wilh Mrs, Eugene Still of Plymouth vllli Mrs. Jones' ilnuiihler," Mrs; N; c.. who Ls' here- because of the ' c'riticnl illness of her mother, Mrs Presbytcriaii ; -church when members n(el'at 2:30 o'clock : Mrs. Bates -Sturdy taught the lew hook for study, "Planning For "cnce," which Ihe Woman's Society Of Christian Service of the Lake Street Methodist Church arc sluily- ng at this time, ylesterday aflcr- 10011 when they met at the church. Those assisting her were.: Mrs. Ivcrson Morris, Mrs. W. L. Green, Mlrs. George Crews, Mrs. Alvln Rouiulsvlllc, Mrs. C. M. Bnxler, Mrs, Maggie Cole and Mrs. B. II. Cawley. ' After the study and discussion the 11 present were dismissed with a prayer by Mrs. Cawley.. . • ;'-. 'loyd White, .and; family. .' c'riticnl illness Pic. Allen Plckai d who Ls sla- o. S. Stevens. tloned at Chatham' Field, Savannah, Ga., Is spending .a 10-day, fin lough . here with Mrs. Pickard and his fiilhcr, W.'A. Pickard. -Mr. Pickard, who was .taken 16 Walls Hos|)ital lasl week .'. be'tausi; of 11 heart ullack, is Improving. • Mrs. Thomas H. Plnckney was called to Little Rock Saturday because of the serious lIlne-SH of her father, Boyce Drummond. Mrs. Tommy Tinker went to Salt Lnkc City, Utah. Saturday where she will Join her • husband who is stationed at Camp Kearns. Mrs. Tinker Ls the former. Miss Blossom Graham. - , - . Miss Bobble Ann Nipper and Miss Carol Nipper are hoirse .guests this week of Miss Dorothy Walker; Mrs. J. C. Ellis was called .lo Blloxi, Miss., last night' because of the illness of her mother, Mrs. Mnude. Hedge. She was . ucconi7 panicd by her son, J. C. Ellis Jr. Miss Helen Bennett ; of Little Hoc'k, Ark., who lias been t h e guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Ga- Miss Dulcia • Smith, Miss Evclyr Shibley and Miss "Beverly Thari Saturday. in Memphis. Mrs. Wtjlie's Mother Dies In Mississipp ,:Mis. Hiram'W.. Wylle was calle to, Grenada,',MLra.,' yesterday by th smUlcn illness of her mother, Mr Dalslc Crane Lawrence,.who dl«t few minutes after Mrs. Wylle ai rived ttiere. Accompanied by a nephe' Mackiim Wylie of Grenada, wt was visiting here, Mrs. Wylle le sliorlly after noon when notified the Illness. , Funeral services were to be he nt the All-Snlnls Eiiiscopal churc of Grenada (his afternoon wltl burial in that city. The wife of the Late O. P. Lawrence for .many years owner and publisher, of the Grenada Sentinel, Mrs. Lawrence had visited Mr. and. Mrs. Wylie and family here several limes. Recent Bride Keeping Up With The Men In Service Mrs. Hurl S. Frame 3 emiscol Couple Weds In Chicago Ceremony COOTER, Mo., June 22.— Of !n- erest at Slecurahd Cooler Is the lurrlage of Miss Thcda Jo Hudson f Cooler and Flint, Mich., ,- to 3 etly Officer Earl- Samuel Frame f the U. S. Navy and formerly of Steele. The wedding occurred June at Ihe Chicago Temple First vlethadist Church in Chicago, with he Dr. Clmrle.s nny Goff per- orming Hie ceremony in the pros- nice of a few close friends and "cla lives. Their attendants were Petty Of- icer and Mrs. John Bragon of Ncv. York City. The bride wore a slreet-lengll Iress of white lace and a picture hat of while lace with white ac cessorics. Her shoulder corsage -vms of wliile gardenias. Mrs. Frame Is Ihe only daughtei of Mr. and Mrs. PJerson Hudson formerly of Cooler but for Ihe pas six months of Flint, Mich. was valedictorian of her gradual Ing' class of Cooler high school in 1940 and later attended Baker' Scrgt. Cleo Petty, son of Mr. and Mrs. i'elly of Burdette, has returned to his station at San Diego, Calif., alter a seven-day furlough wllh his parents. Sergeanl Pelty is a mechanic In the Marine Air Corps. Corp. Claud Duncan, son of Mr. nd Mrs. Bill Duncan of Burdette, stationed at Paine Field, Wash. Pfc. Roland M. Hake has returnea o his station at Camp Bowie, Texas, after a 10-day furlough ipenl with his parenls, Mr. and Jrs. J. L. Flake. Jack McHaney, son of Mr. and Mrs. John C. McHaney, has been iromoted to technical - sergeant. Sergeant McHaney Is stationed with the Marines somewhere in the 'AC I fie war none. Aviation Cadet Joe Bill Mc- Han.ey is at VicUirviHe, Calif 4 where he'is taking: advanced train- ng as a bombardier. ... : Bobby McHaney . Ls, slationed al he Marine Base, San Dlegol,Calif., where he Is taking his "boot" trailing. •.-.'.'- . linuter From Detroit , Holds Revival Meeting A|),cvaiit'cJlsllo racclliig «'ns be- iii'-Sunday night at the Calvary iptlst Oluirch Mission, in Pride uVjdivislon, wllh the Rev. Lois ingston, of Aiilloch ISniiilsl lurch In Detroit, Midi,, lo bu in large beginning tonight. The; Junior choir will present n jig service encli Jii^lit. 8 o'clock, lor to Ihe sermon beginning at 15 o'clock, il has been announc- 1. Luclen B. Colemiin Ls In charge T Ihe music. The Mission, located one block mtli of Nabcrs Store on Highway 1, was. established by the Calvary nptJst Church, formerly known as ic Second Baplist Church. An invitation was extended today i Ihe public by Ihe Rev. George V. Archer, pastor. Read Courier News want kds. Easiness College in ' Flint and for Lhc past, year lias been employee jy the Crane Plumbing compan> of Flint mid has now been transferred by the company to Hie office in Chicago. Pclly Officeer Frame is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Frame o Steele. (Following his grnduatlot from Steele high school he wa employed by the East Arkansa Builders Supply Company belor going to St. Louis, where he wo. employed by the E. C. Robinsoi Lumber Company prior to his en llslmenl in the U. S. Navy las Seplcmber. He is 'now slatione near Chicago and - they will mak their home at C526. Kimbark Ave. "FLIRTS" All Fabric Play Shoes (Not Rationed) In Red And White Tax Included W *= i-OYD A IHII TIE ^C M 4~fc •= ^C -* .m •• *^ •= .m _ *H O 6 I 6 F? V TCD O/ At The Hospital! \\-.\\\s Ilnsiiila) AtliniUcd— M. K. Reeves, Stccle, Mo. Mrs. Mm* Thrasher, Dell. Mnry Alice Poley, oily. Mrs. Lester Hunlcr, Cooler, Mo. Bobble Joe Hniul, Osceoln. Di.smls.sccl— Mrs. J. VV. Sykcs, city. lilj IhcviHi: Ilusiiilnl Ailinlltecl— Mrs. Mollic cnlvert, Rt. 1, city. Mrs. \V. E. Hnrnes, Osceoln. Forrest Tiiylor, lit 2, city. Miss VirBlni" Taylor, HI. 2, clly. Mrs. Jo. o. Corley, city. Lninl 'Shuninke, city. Mike Mornth, city. Dismissed— Mrs. Ocorgc Stilwcll, city. Onbrlcl Mike, Mtinllu. Mrs. W. E. Mill-shall and baby, city. Memphis St. Joseph's Hospital Admitted— Clnrence Eugene Clssc.ll, Bnssclt. Dorothy Clements, Joiner. . Mclvin Emerson, Luxorn. Mrmi> lll!i nnpttsl Hospital Admitted— Miss Bclty Lawrence WoodarO, Osceoln. lens, returned home today. . Mrs. Lewis C. Uixlike or Mjneral Wells. Tcxns, arrived Iwlay lo sjiend several days here as guest of her brother, J. Lv Thompson Jr.,' nnd family. Mrs. Updike Is Ihe former Miss Mildred Thompson. The Rev. Lois Kingston,, pastor of the Antioch Bnpltst. Cliurch, Detroit, Mich.,'day" to bo the hours; now they're putting In 40. liuest of the Rev. and Mrs. George | University officlnls say the Increiise W. Archer for two weeks while i WHS occasioned by Ihe opening of conducting a revival meelirig for two naval programs at the school, Die Calvary 'Baptist Mission. which sent enrollment soaring to Shirley Barksdnle has gone' to J 200 nbove the peacetime normal Llllle Rock, Ark., for 10 days-where • of 1,000 students. frofessors Wurk Longer HAMILTON, .N. Y. (UP)— War workers aren't the only ones whose hours have increased' since Pearl Harbor. Prior lo Dial eventful Dec. 7, Colgate University professors worked a weekly average of 22 NOTICE ALL SCOUTS MEET AT ARMORY WEDNESDAY 9 a. m. TIN CAN COLLECTION 'Social Calendar WEDNESDAY'S EVENTS Mrs. J, C. Ellis entertaining the own and Country Club, Mrs. John Mcllancy will be hos- >ss lo the Wednesday Conlract lub. A.D.C. Club will meet with Mrs. anford Shclton. THURSDAY'S EVENTS Mrs. H. G. Parllow will enter- aln club Eight. FRIDAY'S EVENT8 Mrs. fioss Moore will be 0 Ihe C.B.C. Club. Mrs. J: A. Saliba and daughter, Miss Alice Snliba, entertaining with 1 linen shower honoring Miss Nellie lohns, bride-elect. from lack of III i-NMN Then try Lydla Plnkliom's TABLETS—onu ol the best and quickest home ways lu simple anemia to help biilW up red blood to err MOHE SIHENCTU. A great blood-Irou toulcl Follow laueliUreutlons. LtfaPMtlun'sTABtCTS I'crcv Wricht Marshal! Hlackiird BINGO PARTY Catholic Hall Thursday, June 21. 8 p. in. Benefit of Altar Society ADMISSION 35c The reversible snake-lizard travels backward or forward witli equal facility. lAMOROLINE :RAPES\ PETROLEUM JEUY@ The Miracle In ^ Permanent Waving! COLD RAY, tlie modern, scientific ware. No heal—Nu ma-, chines. Drop In fur details. MARGARET'S BEAUTY SHOP 104 S. First I'hone 2532 PENNEY'S Y'SM __.__•_ Day Bargains •••^^^•^••^•M^^^^M^^^MB^^^^^ I 117 ContmnoQi Shows Every Day Boi Office Opens 1:41 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KI.CN •:M «.m, 12:45 p.m. 4:30 pm. 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