The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 18, 1944 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 18, 1944
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PAGEJFWO - BLYTHEVILLE (AUK.) COU1UKR NEWS Miss, Edna Earl Williams Weds Pfc. Eugene Baiger Announcements were received here today, of the rnarriage of Miss Edna: Earl Williams' 1 ''Of Vancouver, Wash, formerly of Blythe.ville, to Pfc Eugene Barger of Fort Smith, Ark. and Camp 'Lewis, Wash. The ceremony was • performed In the post chapel at Camp Lewis on 1 April 1 with Chaplain Barney 0.1 Crockett reading the rlt,es, Mrs Barger, whp Is the daughter of , Dr. and Mrs. D. W. Williams of Greenbriar, Ark, taught the primary class nt Sudbury School for three years prior -to leaving Blytlieville in December to accept! a position In the schools at Vancouver. Private arid Airs. Barger spent a brief honeymoon at Olympla, Wash. Becomes Bride Of Army Man Mrs. Lois E. shnlley was before her recent, marriage Miss Bonnie Garret!., daughter of Mrs. Dessla Oarrett. Pfe. and Mrs. Shatley plan to makj their home nt Camp Shelby, Miss., where he now Is sln- lloned following 32 months service In the Aleutians and Alaska, Circle Meetings Arc Held First Methodist Church women. members of Women's Society Emma Jane Webster Weds In Home Ceremony Sunday Mr. and Mrs Walter Webster announce the marriage of theli daughter,-. 'Miss Emma. Jane Webster to Sergt. Harry .White, son of Mrs. Mary White of Brownsville, Term, of Christian Service, met in circle The Rev. E.CV Brown, pastor of groups yesterday nt homes of l.hc "rat, Baptist Church, performed various members. the ceremony in the presence of | • Ten members of Circle One were only, the immediate families. Igucsls of Mrs. II. W. Wylle, when Miss June.Rorjeson served .as Mrs, Wyatl Henley gave the de- rnald of honor and' th'e bride's only votlonnt ami Mrs. Wyllc was in attendant. She wore a dress of charge of the study course on Italian bue with touches of white, j "Quid Hours of Praer." Mrs. E and- black; .accessories. The bride wore a two pjece suit of pastel green with white accessories. Mrs. White attended Blythevllle the present B ; G cc "presided at the - business meeting. Mrs. C L. Wylle entertained 1D mcmbcrs of Circle Two nt a "" Compress,: where she plans to continue working for the present Sergeant' White attended public schools in Brownsville. In the Army for the past 18 months. hf> now is siatloned at Washington, D. C. * « * Royal Service Program Given Yesterday At Church Members of the Women's Missionary Union of "First Baptist Church met yesterday afternoon nt the church or n Roval Service program with the president, Mrs. Ebb Carson, opening the session by repeating the walchword of the year. Following the formal opening of the meeting the president gave n report of the state convention she attended recently In Little Hoclt. Mrs. M C. Outlaw offered pmyrr "Everlasting Kingdom in the Land, of the Beginning" was th= urogram topip pi evented by Mrs'. Robert Grimes She was assisted by Mrs E B. Woodson and Mrs Charles Ray Newcomb. Following the devotional piescnt- ed by Mrs. C P Johnson *,hn group was dismissed with a prayer by Mrs. J. W. Bishop. • * • Women's Auxiliary Meets Twenty-eight members of the Women's Auxiliary of First. Pres- ^vlerlan Church were present at the first meeting of the new church year held yesterday afternoon at the hurch, \vhen two visitors' also attended. Mrs. Zal B. Harrison, president, piesUed' over the meeting when' a budget for the year was adopted and committees/appointed. ; Mrs.- Harrison and Mrs R. c Allen, 'who attended the meeting of the Presbyterlal held Thursday and Friday in Little Hock, made leports on this meeting, before Miss Emma Kate Richards, program leader, presented a program on "Visions in Education." The devotional was giyen by Mrs G. W. Dillahunty, who also led In prayer. Methodists Meet At Church Members of the Women's Society ol Christian Service of Lake Street Methodist church met yesterday afternoon at the church when Mrs. w. L. Green gave tho devotional on. the topic of "Brotherly Kindness." Mrs. Iverson Morris Jed in prayer and Mrs. Bates Sturdy gave a brief report on the district conference held last week in Marked Mrs. Green, president, presided over: the business meeting when cards were sent to Mrs. Charles McDanlel, Mrs. j, M . oo ad and Mrs., J. A. Roundsville, absent members. . . Th'e meeting was dismissed with prayer by Mrs. R. H. Cawley. and Mrs. B. F. Kigor were winners In a contest, to Identify various flowers. Mrs. O. B. Woods Jr., and Mrs. floy Nelson were hostesses to 12 members of circle Three tit the Woods home. Two new members also were present at tills mectlni;, Mrs. John Miles Miller and Mr.",. W. P. McDnnlcl. Mrs. SnlHc Hubler gnve the devotional. Circle Four met with Mrs. W. H. Mlnynrd with 11 members present. Mrs. George W. 1'yles taught leh study course and Mrs. A. O. Hudson dismissed tlic group with prayer. Mrs. William Wyatt entertained 11 members of Circle Five at her country home near Number Nine. Mrs. Wynit wns in clinrgo of tho, study course and Mrs. w. F. Brewer presdied at (he business! meeting. Circle Six was entertained by Mrs, R". c. Norton when eight members were present. The study i course .wns. taught by Mrs. Pren- Micc-. Smith i ';'<.: ' I At-each meeting a letter from the president, Mrs. James Hill Jr., was read, and a social hour was held tit tho conclusion of caeb, ol the meetings, when refreshments were served. I • t • (Group Meetings Are Held The Women's Council of First Christian Church met yesterday In groups, with Mrs. Paul Allen hostess to members of the Faith group. .Mrs. Allen wns in chnrge'of the i devotional, nnd Mrs. George W. |Bnrhnm was leader of the program on "Christian Living in the Home", tnkon from the book of that name by Percy R. Hay ward. The meeting closed with'(he missionary benediction, aiy Hie hostess served refreshments during the social hour. Members of the Hope group met .with Mrs. John McHnncy. when the meeting opened with repetition of the Lord's Prayer. The devotional was giyen by Mrs. R p. Brogdon Jr., while Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe was leader ol the program on "Evangelism", from the book, "Triumph Through Tragedy", byj Basil Matthews. Thc missionary j benediction was used to close'tho meeting and refreshments were served. Mrs. W. B, Styles was hostess to the Love group, when Mrs. Virgil Williams was co-hostess. Mrs. Williams gave the devotional and Mrs. i R. S. Bnird presented the program on 'Faith" from Rollin H. Walker's book, "Thc secret of Paul's Powers". Two visitors were present, at this meeting. Mrs. Richard Yar- brough and Mrs. J. E. Green. Mrs. Styles served refreshments during the social hour which followed'the program meeting. Initial Club Entertained •Mrs. Jack Marsh entertained the Initial club yesterday afternoon at her home when' all members were present. . . The afternoon was spent In-play- Ing bunco In the living room of the Marsh home.which wns decorated with roses and iris. High score award was presented to Mrs. Claud Stewart, bunco to Mrs. Lane Nowell and low to Mrs. Fred Boyotte. The hostess served a salad plate. Baptist Girls Meet Junior Olrls Auxiliary of the Chupel Baptist Church met yesterday at the home nf their leader, Mrs. John Tyrone. The presi- Uont'-Mlss Mary Ann Hobcsou, presided .over a .s-iort Business session, after which Ibe lesson was taught, by Mrs. II. c. Blankenshlp tram the mission took, "Tia Tells A Story". During the social hour the hostess served refreshments to the 16 present. Coming Eventi WEDNESDAY Mrs. James B. Clnrk entertaining Town add Country Club. Mrs. Paul Pryor entertaining Wednesday Contract Club. A. D. C. olub meeting with Mrs. James Terry • Mrs. Charles Rose entertaining Wednesday Bridge Club. Central Ward Parent-Teacher Association meeting at school at 3, preceded by executive board meet-' Ing at 2:30 p.m. THURSDAY Mrs. B. A. Lynch entertaining Mid Week Bridge club. Mrs. H. c. Blankenship cnter- tninlng G. N. B. Club. Club Eight meeting will! Mrs. G. O. Poetz. Mrs. John Foster entertaining Double Four Club. Thursday Contract Club meeting with Mrs. G. E. Keck. • FRIDAY Chapter "N" of P. E. o. meeting with Mrs. Dixie Crawford, 4 p. m. C. B. c. Club meeting with Mrs. O. O. Elkins. Mrs. c. p. Tucker entertaining Friday Luncheon Club. Just 3 drops Pcnclro A'ose Drops tn each nostril help you brcallio freer almost instantly, so your hcnd cold gels air. Onl^Sc-avftimoaas much forSOc. Caution: use only as directed rcnclro Jfose l>rop> Blythevilh's Exclusive SHOE STORES Announce New Store Hours Starting this coming Wednesday, April 19th, we will close at noon —12 o'clock . . . We will reopen on Wednesday afternoons the first week in Septem- " 5W< 1 ZELLNER'S SLIPPER SHOP i FLOYD A, WHITE FLASH! Points No Longer Required When You Buy ~ ftainiy COOKING FAT 'SUlfantlerful!' J When BIj-thevllIe Was An Infant, This «'as Our Sfotio - - - "ALL THAT'S GOOD IN INSURANCE" - - - It Still h! Writing Fire & Tornado on your stock of merchandise, home, furniture, on your farm property. Liability, on Auto, Contractors, Public, automobile. Plate Glass, Trucks and Truck Cargo, Accident & Health, Parc«l Post, In oldest and beat of Companies. Just call phone 3361 for binder on anything Insurable. W. M. Burns Agency Office Anthony Bid*. Bits of News Mostly Personal He. Hugh Do?,lcr arrived ycsler- day from Camp Roberts, Cnllf., lo JSJJCIK! n five- day furlough with his wife, who her homo In Osceoln, and Ills mother, Mrs. E. A. Dozler of Dlythevlllc. Private Dozler Is will) the infantry ami has Iwen in service for more tlioii eight months. Mrs, Pearl H!r« will leave tomorrow -for a month's visit with her daughter, Mrs. J. w. Dunn nnd family In Union City, Tcnn nnd with relatives In Illinois. C. 8. Lemons Is recuperating nt Jas home on North Tenth Street following n two-weeks illness of pneumonia. Mrs. P. A. white spent to<loy In Memphis wjiere she met hoi- son, Lieut, nick White,'who Arrived, lodiiy from Douglas Army Air Held, Douglas, Calif. Lieutenant While .will spent two weeks leave, here will) his parents Mrs. B. p. Brogdon Jr., hns returned from Writer Vnlley, Miss where she spent two weeks with relatives; Mrs. N. J. jjclll.of.Easi Prairie, Mo, has arrived-for an'extended Visit with l,er daughters, Mrs George Stllwel) and Mrs D C Freeman, and their families ' Mrs. Virgil Green was called to Hnttlesbui-e. Miss., Sunday becnus" of the serious Illness of her granddaughter, .Harriot Ana Ollcy. Miss Elizabeth Blj'the, Mrs. Green's daughter, has Ijccn In Htitticsburg for the past week to be with her Bister. Mvs. Halpli Glley, and other members ol the family. 'Ptc. mid Mrs. Willlr.m B. Prui't of Brooklyn, N. Y., arrived last night for a visit with his mother, Mrs. Carra PrutU snd other relatives, while here Private nnd Mrs Prultt plan to visit his gnmdJ j)Sre:U.s, Mr. ntid Mrs. G. C. H1U ill Parngould, and an nunt, Mrs. Thomas Davis of Joncsboro. Mrs. John Walton cockc of Mobile, Ala,, returned home this morning after a brief visit here with her parents, Mr. and Mr.5. Marvin Ntinn and family. Pfc. Martin C. Sills has arrived home to spend a 22-day furlough afl<?r 30 months service In Alaska Private Sills, the son of M. A Sills of Rt, 1, now Is Etalloned at C'atnp Oruber, Okia. At the Hospitals Blythevllle Hospital Admitted- Mrs. Bill Estc|>s, Armorel. Dlxon, nt. 1, city, n son yesterday Born to Mr. and Mrs Carl Dismissed— Mis. J. B. Hiehardson, city Arthur, Bolln, Warden, Mo. ; Mrs. Horas McCullough, Herman- dale, Mo. Walls Hosjiilal Admitted- Mrs, n. A. Pasold, city Dismissed— Carol Ann Farmer, Steele, Mo Hnrold Chlpman, Manila. Mrs. Von C. Mullen, city. JMcmiHiis St. Joseph's Hospital Admitted- Miss Jumilta Scott, Canithers- Ville. Mo. Memphis Baptist Hospl'al Admitted- Harvey Mills, Osceoia. Mrs. Vance Norfleet, city. 1 TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 19<M County Baptist Training Union Will Meet Here The Mississippi county Association! Baptist Training Union will meet 8 o'clock Tuesday night, April M, at the First Baptist Church here LucleJi E. Coleman, assodatlonal director, announced today. This meeting Is one oi the simultaneous state, wide assodatlonal mass meetings with an assigned goal of 400. The Rev. n. w. Ellis, pastor of the First Duptlst Churcli at Steele, Mo,, will lie the principal speaker. Thc Rflv. E. T. Smith of Osccola will deliver the devotional, am! the Rev L. G. Miller of New liberty, pastor advisor, also will appear on the program. Music will IK in charge of Albert White of Manila. The following department directors will make reports on the activities of their departments: Harbert Griffin of Manila, Adult department; Miss Prances Ryan, County Young People; Milton Graham. Bly- thevllle Intermediates; Miss Doris Nichols, Keiser, Juniors, nnd Mrs Ercel Skeen, of New Liberty, storv Hour. Pre-Sc/ioof Children Will Be Vaccinated Win annual "Summer Round-up" for pro-school children will be held 1:30 o'clock Thursday at Sudbury school when smallpox vaccinations, a prerequisite for entry into school, will be given by Mrs. Annabell Pill, county health nurse Typhoid and diphtheria shots will also lie given if desired. This examination for pre-school children is sponsored by the Sudbury Parent-Teacher Association. Mrs, S. C. Owens is chairman of the committee in charge of arrangements. . Captives At Hong Kong Faced Torture, Death (Conlsnneo nom raje I) soldier," and any of us so unfortunate as to be on the second floor ol a prison must suffer behind bliicfccd-oul windows." "We must fight to win, or live forever under tho rule- of the barbarous Jan," Mr. Brown added, Nurse A Uerolno He told of the herolo efforts of Mrs. Kate Maliey, an Irish nurse, to'relleve the suffering of all Stanley prison inmates ... of how she forgot to care for omy one person, herself. She, loo, was ravaged by that dread disease, berl-berl but still she carried on In her efforts to relieve others. , "As I stood on the outside of ihe barricade UIQ morning I was to leave for return to Die United Slates, Kate Maliey held out her hands to me and I tried to touch her swollen, bloated fingers, but I just could not qul:a reach those outstretched hands across the'bar- ricade, and she asked me to bring n message back to the people of America," he said. "Please, please, please . . . don't let us be forgotten. Only tell the people of America what happens to a people beaten by the Japs antl, denr Lord, how they will fight. Just ask them to give an hour ; of work or a pint of blood. A* them (o give a dollar toward a gun or even a penny toward a bullet . . . just ask them to do some little thing they couldn't have done' if it hadn't. Ueen for us. And t*en even here behind the barbed wires of Stanley, we'll still lie fighting on. What more can we ask? That Is the message Mrs, Kale Maliey nsked me to bring back to America,' Mr. Brown said. In order that the people of America might better understand the horror and hardships of those people in Stanley Prison he has written a book "Hong Kong Aftermath". All profits of this book are accruing to the USD. B. A. Lynch, chairman of District War Finance Committee was iln charge of tho meeting, Moody T. Moore of War Finance Committee, Little Rock. Introduced the speaker. Ted Morley, also of the state War Finance Committee was a guest. ESDAY Another Exciting Display of Mr. Howard Jennamon, of the James J. Burke Co., St. Louis, will be in our Blytfumlle store Wednesday with what we consider the most outstanding stock of diamonds ever shown m trm area. Mr.Jennaman is a nationally reeognired authority on precious stones. Let this be your cordial invitation to inspecct this display-you don't have to buy, we'd like you as guests. We're proud to show these diamonds in Blvtheville. Dinner Rings In white and yellow gold—in platinum! Superb stones in all the newest mountings. $65 and up Wedding Duets Over two hundred to choose from. Mostly yellow gold and platinum mountings. $90 and up A Gorgeous Showing of Loose Diamonds 11 i REALLY FINE DIAMONDS FOR THE CHOOSING. MOST ARE GUARANTEED PERFECT- MANY OVER A CARAT AND A QUARTER. BLUE-WHITES, TOO. Solitaires for Women An imposing array of solitaires ... In every imaginable mounting. Yellow and white gold, platinum. $175 and up Solitaires for Men Diamond solitaires . . . Impressive Fraternal rings. . . $100 and up All Guaranteed As Represented HERRICK'S JEWELRY STORE A Deposit Will Hold Your Selection! The Gift Shop Modern anil Antique Gifts COSMETICS BABY GIFTS GREETING CARDS NOVELTIES A Gift For Everybody Ingram Bid*. Phone 2254 MOSS BRYAN MARGARET'S , BEAUTY SHOP 104 g. Ftait Phone 2532 Bring Us Your Beauty Problems By Appointment * O'Steen's Studio 105 W. Main 6P1CTURES and One Enlargement COPYING and ENLARGING a Specialty. Bring Us Your KODAK FILMS for Enlarging & Printing <*» Continuous Shows Every Day Box Office Opens l:4s Show' Stertg 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCfl 1:00 «.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:30 SPECIAL N.EWSREEL. Hi {ill! RiTZ Tuesday & .Wednesday "The Soldiers 7 Vote" featuring Congressman "Took" Cachings Also At Tlic ROXY Thursday & Friday Tuesday & Wednesday ROXY Matinees Sat. & Snn. Only Opens each nlslit 6:30; Starts 6:4} Opens Sunday 1:00; Starts 1:15 CroMnnoiM Shows Sat. »nd San, »rpOn Night Every Night Eirept Satnrday. No r»»>i honored on Bocd«j at the Roiy.

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