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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 27, 1948
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SATURDAY, MARCH 27,1948 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PACK , oce t* Phone 4461 Easter Parade May Be Shorter This Year As Buyers Keep "Eye on Budget 1 Hobbie and Antique Show Held At Woman's Club One of the most interesting and unusual displays to be held In Blytheville this year, was the hobble and antique show yesterday at the Women's Club. Mrs. W. S. Johnson and Mrs. J. L. Nabers were In charge ot the arrangements, The displays Included character Holls, a plaque, which was displayed My Mrs. B. A, Bugg, a slipper dls- •p!ay. with slippers made of china, painted and etched In gold and crystal. Pitchers made of crystal In various colors and sizes were shown and a display of rice China made of transparent glass ,in which one could see where the rice had been baked and popped out. A display of Ceramic pottery and baskets varying from tiny crystal to large woven Mexican baskets was shown. Displays of antique coverlets lamps, vases, candelabra, hand painted cake plates and other vivid antiques added to the show. Included In the book display WAS a "Korean" Bible dated in 1806, which was the first edition ol the Mohammedan Bible and "Methodist Discipline." ' Also there was a bottle collection. of various sizes and colors, aiul beautifully colored hook rugs. Mrs. James Hill Jr.. told what, hobbies were and reviewed great men who hac hobbies as a diversion. A collection of relics from Syria was shown by Mrs. Eddie Saliba and Mrs. Thoortore Logan displayed -i panel of China history, which her son, Walter Logan, who is a United Press correspondent, brought home. Mrs. Eddie Saliba presented three choruses from -her dance recital including "Tne Little Dutch Mill", (lie "Peace Pipe" and "Poppa Won't. You Dance With Me". Refreshments were -served, and favors ol egg shell's with painted laces and hair of yarn with "New .Look Hals", mounted on baking jjfcops. were given. Hostesses for the affair were Mrs. V. G. Holland, Mrs. W. P. Pryor Mrs. W. T. Barnett." Mrs. Ralelgn Sylvester and Mrs. R. A. Copeland Good Friday Program Given By Methodists ' "Suffering anfl Service" was the topic of the program at the Good Friday services last night at the Methodist Church, given by the Methodist Youth Fellowship of the church. The background for the program was of white outlined with" ivy and centered with a white worship cross flanked by Easter lilies. The chancel rail was covered with white entwined with ivy. Easter music was presented by Miss Nancy Hamilton at the organ and Sonny Lackman was leader of the program. Those participating on the program were: Miss Iva Seay. Miss Ruth Seay. Margery Hale. Betty Jean , Thompson, Cal Gossett, A. J. Book, •L George Spaeth, Bobbie Kstes, • Juanita Eberdt, Betty Frances Ar- nty and Patsy Pope. A sacrificial offering was taken Thi* money will go for the "Million Meals" project of the National Conference for Methodist Youth. Mrs. James Roy Hostess To Bridge Club, Guests Mrs. James M .Roy was hostes; yesterday when she entertained members of the Friday Bridge Club and four guests, Mrs. Max B. Reid Mrs. C. M. Smart. Mrs. Lloyd Stick- mon and Mrs. R. C. Farr at he: home on Holly St. In the bridge games. Mrs. Stick- mon won high score and Mrs Smart, second high. Entertaining rooms of the home were decorated with attractive arrangements of peach blossoms, spi- raea and gladioli. The hostess served a dessert course. • * • At The Hospitals Bljlherille Hospital Dismissed: Percy Crowe, city. ft Arthur Hill. Steelc. Mo. ~ Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. George Flagg, Manila. Mrs. Zaida Hayncs. Icty. Baby Walter Mahan, city. Phebean Class Meets At Theodore Logan Home The Phebean Sunday School class of the First Baptist Church met Thursday night at the home of MM. Theodore Logan for the regular monthly meeting. Mrs. Bill Gurnow, Mrs. Irma Bunch and Mrs. Homer Starnes acted as co-hosteises. There were 23 members and two visitors, Mrs. Fred Patterson and Mrs. Roy Head, present, Devotional was given by Mr;. Thomas Bogan alter which Mrs. Logan led the group in prayer. A pot luck dinner was served from the dining table which was covered with a white linen cloth and centered with an attractive arrangement of mixed Spring flowers in a low bowl. Following dinner, Mrs. Logan showed some of Ihe souvenirs her son, Walter Logan, recently brought home from China. Bits of News Mrs. Fowler Entertains 2. B. C. Club, Guests Mrs. Leon Scherev and Mrs. Ross Moore were guests yesterday when Mrs. Lendennie Fowler entertained members of the C. B. C- Club at her home. During the afternoon when rook games were player, prizes were won by Mrs. O. O. Elkins, high, Mrs. Fowler, second high and Mrs Moore, rooko. Attractive arrangements of mixed Spring flowers weft arranged throughout entertaining rooms of the home. The hostess served a dessert course with hot coffee. • • • Easter Egg Hunt Given At Charles Brogdon Home Gail Brogden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brogdon. entertained members of Miss Sunshine Knight's third grade class of Central School of which she Is a member, with' an Easter egg hunt at her home on S. Highway 61 yesterday. Chocolate eggs were given to the ones who found the most, and the least number of eggs. Also prizes were awarded for several contests conducted during the afternoon. Refreshments of cookies and lemonade were served and favors were iven to each child. Mrs. Brogdon was assisted by Mrs. G. I. Byrd. Mrs. J. R. Marr, Mrs. Hoy Wood. Mrs. Leonard Johnson, Mrs. E. F. Coats, Mrs. Earl Lowery. Mr. and Mrs. George Btllwell and daughters, MlM Osorge Ann, 8*ia Bob and Lottie Pearl, left this morning for Hot Springs, Ark., where'they will spend the weekend wllh Mrs. StilweH's sister, Mrs. p. C. Freeman, Mr. Freeman and family. Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Little will spend tomorrow In Steele, Mo. as guesta of Mr. and Mrs. T. 8. Payne. Mr. and Mrs. Welch Foster weri in Memphis yesterday where Mr. Foster consulted a specialist. He was admitted to the Memphis Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital. Hosco Cralton, student at thj University of Arkansas, Fayettevllle, has arrived to spend the Easter hol- By Austin C. H'ehrneln (United rrftt stiff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, Mar. 27. (UP) — Tlie traditional Easter parade may not be as fancy or as long this year as It was last. A nationwide survey showed that a good many folks have been doing their Easter shopping with one eye on the budget and the oilier on the basement borgalns. Mild wealher over most of the country brought a sharp upswing 111 salea this week. But many retailers are afraid they can't match last year's pre-Baster performance, unless, of course, their lust-minute sales hit new highs today. The survey revealed that at the outset of this week, dollar kales volume was 5 to 10 per cent below (he corresponding week before the holiday last year. And the amount of goods actually sold was IS to 20 per cent less lh«n Ihe corresponding prc-Easler week In 1841. Borne merchants interpreted the slower sales as a sign that customers are returning to their pvewar habit of doing their heaviest shopping only a few days before the holiday. Because of the shortage of clothing and other merchandise during the past few years, they said, Easter shoppers made a practice of CoJ/«?« Mogatin* U**< . BlythwH* Girl 1 * ft toy Miss Anne Weedman. daughter of Mr. and Mrs H. E. We«4msn <rf llf I. Davis and * member of the Blythtvllle Courier News staff during the past two summers, is tin author of a personal essay print** iii the Dafdaltan Quarterly, literary magulnc at Texas State College for Women, Drnton, Tenu. MUs Weedman, who graduated from th* Blythevlll* high school, Is K sophomore >ournallsm student at Texas State College for Women, is president of Alpha Lambda Delta, scholastic fraternity for miderclaii- men, a dormitory officer, member of iht Fhllomathla Literary club, listed on tht Dean's Honor Roll, snd Is student assistant la the Journalism department. Miss W**4m*n's essay, which appeared In the winter issue of the magaalne, U entitled "MLulsilppl Mammy." Coming Events Social Calendar Monda? O. E. O. Qlub -being entertained at Ihe home ot Mri. Henry Hum- nhrey« with MlM Ila Rofen a* hostesi. Business Women's Circle Elfht ot Ihe First Baptist Church will meet at the home o( Mrt. J, v doff. Blytheville council of Church Women will meet at the First Christian church at J:SO p.m. for the special purpose of electing oJ- ttcera for the year. La Nucve Club meeting at th« home of Mrs. Clarence S. Webb. Trl-Town Bridge club being «n- J,'m«'Ter^. *' h ° mi "' "" Methodttt Youth Will Alpha Aiph. chapter of Beta Prettnt Drama at Church Sigma Phi meeting at the home ot >..i-n.n Mrs. Frances Ciuminl)) a| 7;3o p.m., on 1104 west Mnlu. Following HIP. business merlins.' the pledges will take Ihe ritual of Jewels lest. Business Meeting Held By Demonstration C/ufa Mrs. Rosco Cralton Sr., and family. Miss Vinnyc Whitley, who attends OuachlU College. Arkadcl- pliia, ts spending the Easter holidays here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wliitley. Jere Reid, son of Mr. and Mrs. Max Held, lias arrived to spend the Easter holidays here with hU parents And brother, Dick. He is a »tu- dent at Hendriic College, Conway. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bryant of Memphis are spending the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. S. Shelton. Miss Marilyn Deen was one of 1« students In the University of Arkansas College of Business Administration. Fayettevllle. who earned a place on the honor roll during the Pall semester ending Jan. 31,-it was announced today by Dean Paul W. Mllam. Miss Deen Is the daughter of Mrs. George P. Smith. Connie Hay, student at Mississippi State College. State College, Miss., lias been elected president of Sigma PI fraternity there. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. D. 8. Hay. Randall Workman, student at the University of Missouri, Columbia, arrived home yesterday to spend the Easter holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. V. Workman of Holland. Stanley Hood arrived Wednesday from the University of Arkansas, Fayettevtlle. to spend the Easter holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Hood. Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Healon spent yesterday In Paragould as guest of Mr. Healon's mother, Mrs. F. J. Heaton. Jerry Morgan, who Is a student at Arkansas State College. Jones the apparent slowdown was the fact that Easter comes a week earlier this year than last. Cold weather and rain were blamed (or holding back sales during the first three weeks of March. Retailers were hesitant about coming right out and saying that buyer resistance to high prices also played a large role In the sales drop. In New York, however, the survey showed that some department stores were doing much of their Easier business In the bargain bnse- ment. Economy-minded housewives would look around, upstairs but eventually head for the basement to buy good lower-price merchandise. The mor* expensive ready-lo- The Armorel Home Demonstration Club met today 11:30 a. m. at the clubhouse in Armprel for a pol luck lunch and a regular business meeting. Mrs. Dyer Garner, president, and Miss Gertrude Bond, home demonstration agent, acted as hostesses. , Devotional was given by Mrs. Jim Lacey, after which Miss Peggy Vln- son presented several musical selections. Roll call was answered by each member stating how the club could observe National Home Demonstration Week which will be held May 2 through May 8. Mrs. Garner presided during the business session, at whfch time reports were given by various committees. A demonstration on Easter favors was given by Mrs. B. A. Bugg and Mrs. Iverson Morris discussed "Gardening". Mrs. Buggs also gave a demonstration on .the "Judging of Flower Arrangements". Officers Are Elected For Luxora Rotary Club R. W. Nichols, superintendent of the Armorcl School, was clectcrl president o[ the 'Luxora Rotary- Club, it was announced last night at the regular meeting held in the Home Economics building in Luxora. Other officers elected to serve with him are John Sweet, first vice president. H. Kurtz, second vice president and Tom Callls secretary and treasurer. These officers were elected by the executive board members at an early meeting. of Hallwood, Va., spent yesterday in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Duff Galther and daughter, Harriett Marie of Memphis, will visit with Mrs. Gaither's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Walden and son. Bob tomorrow. Charles Crlgecr III and John Ed Regenold. who are students nl Kentucky Military Academy at their Winter school In Venice. Fla., have arrived t« spent! the Easier vacation here with their' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Crlgger Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Regenold. I Mr. and Mrs. John Price Walden I of St. Louis are spending the week- I end here with Mr. Walden's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Walden and son, Bob. Ross D. Hughes arrived yesterday from the University of Texas, Austin, to spend the Easter holl- B. H. I. M, Club being entertained at the home of Mrs. rred Boyett Jr. Town and Country Club meeting at the home of Mrs, Charles Rose. Friendly Eight Club being entertained at the home of Mrs. Carlton Orsburn. Avulon Bunco Club being entertained by Mrs. Bill Ollbow at the home of Mrs. Speck McGregor on I Dougaiv St. ! Mrs. c. A. Cunningham ho»U*a to Wednesday Bridge Club. Thursday Club Eight being entertained at the home of Mrs. R. c. Allen. Jolly Elfiht Club meeting at tht home of Mrs. Haskell Blankenshlp. Mld-Week Club being entertained at the home of Mrs. M, O. Usrey. Friday Mrs. A. A. Hardy entertaining members of the C. B. C. Club. Chapter N, P. E. o. being ent«r- .atncd at the home of Mrs. Chester Cnldwell. Mrs. Harman Taylor entertaining members ol the Friday Bridge Club at her home, Avalon Bunco Club meeting at ths home of Mrs. Ebb Reynolds. •Th» Way Of Uf«" Is tht tllk of Ihe one act drama which will be given at Die First Methodist Church tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m., by the Methodist Youth Fellowship of thi church. Tilts play was written by Mar lha Br.yiy especially for Easier. Thai* who will participate in tlw play are, Jackie Estes, Miss nuth 3eay, Betty Frances Arney, Bobby Edwards, Palsy Pope. Mlu J vilta Eberdl and Jimmy Wrlntnlllcr, .Miss Mary Ellen Hill Is the director. >. Missco Beauties To Compete for Miss Osceola Title Beauties from virtually amy •outh Mlatbalppi County wmmun- ty will oompeU Juna *, In OK*oU, ind ont will win the till* ot "MlM O*M»U of im," and three wilt be aclecUd M her maids. In the second annual beauty contest spon- rM by the Otetola Junior Clum- ir of Commerce. Th« winner of Lhlj contact wll! compel* with oth*r Arkansas beau- las for the "Miaa Arkansu" title n July, and th« winner of that competition will represent Arkansas in the "Miss America" contest held In Atlantic City, lat*r In the summer. Mlu Marjorie M.yo, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Mayo of O»- ceola won the title from a field of 25 contestants last year. W R Nicholson, president of the Oaceola Junior chamber of Commerce, has placed the following Jaycee com- mltleemen In charge of th* tvent Harry Levensteln, George Doyle Jr., William Bard Edrlngton, Rob ert Graves, Sam Edrlnglon, Jack Brawley, Bill MeMalh, Henry James Swill slid Stan Bentley. *rres on Submarine Chief Ph*rmaeM'« Kate Brasher, «U«lev Mo., U now g with the USK aboard the larlne U8« Corporal la''th* W«t, Fla., arc*. • • boro, has arrived to spend the Eas- l* y * wl ' h hls P»« n <*. Mr - anrt Mrs. ter holldavs here with his parents, R ", I r; , Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Morgan. > J ° h " Whit «' student nt University Don Chamblln, student University of Arkansas, ville, arrived to spend the Easter , °' t at the | ° «» Fayette- 1 m * the * rells ' Mr holidays with his parents, Mr. and I W . hl ' e ' A «» n s««. Fayctteville, Is snend- r holidays with his * nd Mrs - F1 °yd A. Civic Calendar Monday Junior Chamber ot .Commerce— :00 p.m. Tuesday Llon> Club—12:is p.m American Legion—8:00 pm. Wednesday Kiwanls Club—12:10 p.m. Thursday notary Club—12:10 p.m. EASTER Read Courier News Want Ads. (Caallnised frem Page 1) weatherman promised fair but cool weather. In sections of th* Mid- West, It may be too eool for Easter finery. A survey of department store snlex across the nation showed that there may b« fewer fancy clothe* In this year's Easter parade. Early In the week, retailers reported that the volume or goods sold was running 15 to 20 per cent below last year's pre-Easler trade. Colorful Bite* In Washington Some of the nation's most colorful serviced will be held In the nation's capital. A sunrise service will, be held at the amphitheater In Arlington National Cemetery, followed by a procession of the Knights Templar to the lomb of the unknown soldier, where a cross of white lllle* w ll| be placed. Almost 75,000 persoru are expected to iatner on the heights of Fort Lincoln at Washington for another Easter service. At Winston Salem, N. C., a crowd of 50,000 la expected to attend, the 175th annual Easier lunrlw service of the Moravian Church. Th* CuntLnaouc Show* t Every Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO. KLCN !*• a,a«. IZtU *jat . (:» p Bstarday _ast of Redmen with J»n KaH and Krelyn ABk*n< Serial: "Brick Bradford" N*. U , and Short font. Shows Sat. II ajav<n:» avm. i: Mrs. L. D. Chamblln. Thomas Bell has arrived home from Southwestern University, Memphis, to spend the Easter holidays here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Bell. I Mrs. Paul Brawley and daughters, Mary Ella and Paula Kay of Twist, Ark., arrived yesterday to spend the Easter holidays here with her mother, Mrs. J. T. Ashley and other relatives. I Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Kardin Jr. and ' son, Eddie of Memphis, arrived 16- day to spend the weekend here with Mrs. E. E. Hardin ST. Sandra Kay Wilson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wilson has been dismissed from the Memphis Methodist Hospital where she had been undergoing treatment for the past, week. Her condition is much improved. George D. Pollock III arrived Wednesday from Washington University, St. Louis, to sptnd, a 10-day Spring vacation with his parents Mr. and Mrs. George D. Pollack Jr. Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Robinson of St. Louis, Mo. arrived to spend the | weekend with her mother, Mrs. A. M. Butt. | Miss Betty Black, student at Randolph Macon Women's College,' Lynchburg, Va. arrived home yesterday to spend the Easter holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Black. Mrs Cecil Wroten. Mrs. G. O Poete. Mrs. George D. Pollock Jr. and her mother, Mrs. A. L. Lewis wear Items, traditionally grabbed up a week or two before Easter, wer* still hanging on the racks in some stores. Merchant; reported that last Saturday was * big day for all kinds of clothing. But this week the emphasis has been on accessory and Easter gift items. observance will Begin In front o the home church, where Btihop ; Kenneth Pfhol will proclaim, "Th Lord Is risen." The crowd will an swer, "He Is risen, Indeed." Wor shippers then will march two blocks to "God's Acre," the Moravia graveyard where a simple servlc of reaffirmatlon of (alth will bi held. At Boston, there will he. Hit ens tomary promenade on the Botto Mall. Eamon de Vatera, former iris prime minister, Will attend Ho Cross Cathedral. A sunrise servli will be held at Mt. Wachusett nei Worcester. The Chinese church New England at Boston has sch dulert hymns to be sung In Ch nes». MlM America U Sign One of the fanciest Easter bon nets in the nation will be worn by Mlsa America—Barbara Jo Walker, of Memphis, Tenn. Miss Walker, choir director of the Sprlngrtale Methodist Church, will sing a solo, 'It Was for Me.' She will wear a lily fay creation of blue straw, halo style, and decorated with a veil, (lowera and fruit, Including purple, green and white grapes. At Bethlehem, PA., trombonist of the old Moravian Church will sound the traditional "Sleepera Awake' through the streets at 1 am. Services will be held at I a.m. Unmarried women in the choir will wear pink'ribbons In their hair. Wives will: wear blue and widows black >; At Atlantic City, N. J.. 5,000 per- aons' are expected to attend dawn utrvlcea on the stadium steel pier a half mile out over the ocean Electronic chimes weighing 35 tons will be played. They were Installei 1 recently at a cent, of liO.OOO and can be heard for M miles. Sunday Monday 'KNMKfltW'' Pwamoiuit Neva and Sbavt Cont. Showing Sunday 1:M til 11:M. 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