The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 26, 1944 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 26, 1944
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'PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 1944 Dcnce I s Planned Foi Younger Group Members of the "teen-age' group win be.'entertained Friday njght ut (.l:e Woman's Club when Barbara Monaglisn, Christine GUlenwater, Charles Henderson! Charles Crlgger m/mid Larry Hearn will entertain with a dance. Approximately HX).guests.will attend'.the affair, which will celebrate the graduation ot (lie young hosts siid* hostesses from junior high .school. The dance will be given between llic hours of 8 and 11 o'clock. * * •. ', Daughter Bovn Monday Air. and Mrs. Gerald Wheeler announce the birth of a" daughter Monday nteht at Walls Hospital. The baby has been named Fairy June: Mr.': Wheeler, 'a fireman first class in the Navy, is now 'serving overseas,.'and Mrs. Wheeler/ the former Miss Tennlc Edwards, is making her home with her parents', Mr, and Mrs. Jar\"jE(Uvards,* In Holland, Mo. , f • » Club, Guests' Entertained Mrs. James Lee Brooks and Miss Maiy. Josephine Hall were guests of Mrs.^Albert K. Taylor when .she en- IcrUined members .of .the Double G Club last night lit her home. Sp_ring flowers were used through-'! oiit ^the entertaining rooms -where) smnll tables were arranged for the bridge games. High score prize was won by Miss Frances Little and second high by Mlss^Maty Spain Usrey. coursC'Wos served. Vet Back Home Not Too Happy; Left His Heart In The Fijis Capt. Arthur L. Goldsmith, 27. a friend of the rrcd Wahl family here, and son of Earl Goldsmith of Cleveland who many years ngo played football befoie Blythcvlllc fans." Is one soldier who was not happy to bo sent home from the Bout)) Pacific. The captain, who spent two years In the South Pacific with the 37th Division, lives in Berea, Ohio, Recently he was one of the veterans of Bongnlnylllc and Now Georgia ordered home for a rest and recuperation, but unlike most other overseas veterans who receive such orders, he was decidedly unhappy over the situation. Not that the officer was bothered with shcllshock'. The reason tor Ills reluctance to come home Is bnck In the Fiji Islands, where his division was stationctl before going Into action in New Georgia last summer. Here he met and became engaged to one of the Fiji belles—Miss I3ar- barn chapman. 20, daughter ot an English planter. When Cnptnln Goldsmith was Tuesday Bridge Club Meets All", members of the Tuesday ' B i iil^e . , c 1 ub were presen t yest er- dav»-4>flernoon, when >Mis. Doyle He'mlerson was hostess to the pJ at her home for a bridge 'gamp. Small tnblcs Mere arranged In ihc • dining room which was gay Tvitlf eoloilnl Spring flowers High scoie prh* was awarded Mrsi. Charles Crljger Jr,, and sec- ond;htgh went to Mrs. Lloyd Sllck- Aj salad course was sen'ed. ^ * • • La 'Neiiye' Club Meets Mixed Spring llowers decorated (110,8. F. Martin home last night when Mrs. William Q Boyd en leUained members ot La Neuve Chib nut! one guest, Mrs. William Young, for an evening of bridge. Miss .Mary Adah Robinson received 1 'high score prize and Mn., Richard Bland Logan Jr., second A", sandwich plate with iccil dunks wns served Son Is Born Mr. and Mrs. A.-St. Lawrence oj Los« Angeles, Calif, announce the hnth of a son April 22>The baby, their first child, has ' not been nanjed. Mrs. Lawrence' Is the former: Miss Eslelle Hawks. • • i • Cldb Elects Officers Members of the JTTQ. C1ut> met Monday night at the" home of their sponsor, /Mrs. P. M. Cheshire, Jr. During ihc business session the following officers vyere elected lo serve for the coming- year;' Miss Jean Smith, president; Miss Charlotte Slmms, vice president; Miss Shi(!ey Co)!lns,\ secretary mid treasurer; Miss Helen Mangrum, reporter; and Miss Ruth Mangruni •ocifil director. Light refreshments wert served l)y the hostess at the close of the btisuiess meeting. Mrs. Swiggert Is Hostess Mrs. J. C. Swiggert was hostess to members'-of .the G. N. B. Club last night when she v entertained with a bunco party at hir home. Mrs. J. P. Nolen received bunco imzo, Mrs. Byron Noll was high and Mrs. Robert Weedman received low score : ( A' dessert course wns served. Seniors Elect Miss Peterson Queen o/C/oss Miss Carolyn Peterson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Peterson, has been named queen of the senior class at • BlyUievllIc high' school, and will be crowned in a ceremony tomorrow night nt the high school auditorium, following presentation of the senior class play. Selected for this honor by fellow members of the cliiss, Miss Peterson will be crowned by Brlcc Laysoii, senior class president. Members of her court will include Miss Margaret Crook, Miss Nancy McQIll, Miss Frances Bright, MLss Jane Cnstlto, Miss Vrancella Fisher, and Miss Miivy K. Mosley, nmids. jind Fulton Ellis, Wayne Huff, Hal Thompson, Everett Peterson, Oswald Rnlney uncl Bob Klnklca, ushers. Bobby Colcmnn will serve f ns crown bearer, Sallic McCutchen and, Lee Moore as train bearers, and Martha Ann White and Mav- garet Lou Nelson have been selected ns flower girls. slrlckeii wllh malaria ana yellow Jaundice lost December on Bougainville he Jiod to leave Ills bride- to-be behind him. much to Ills chagrin. With luck, however, Miss Clta|)- iau will obtain passage to come lo this country to .marry Ihe cap- taiii. That Is whnl they bolli arc working and counting on. Captain Goldsmith Is a graduate of Berea High School, and like his father, was a star football player. He . was fullback on tlic > varsity football team fit Baldwin-Wallace College from 1934 to 1938. His ftUh- er performed with n St. Louis pro team that played In Blyllicvlllc some years ago. Sitting by the fireplace In Die home of his parents, who Oiave visited In (he Wnhl home on various occasions, Captain- Goldsmith 'said: "All I've been doing since I got hack here Is. sit by Uils fire all day trying to keep warm. That's how thin my blood Is from Hie tropics." and Mrs. B. A. Goodrich nnd their families, Mrs. B. A. Bugg will return from Memphis tomorrow where she has icnl several days. Mr. and Mrs. B, J. Allen • returned yesterday from Helena, where ihey wers called l>y the death of Mrs. Allen's aunt, Mrs. Alice Pant, Mrs. FanL was well known In BIylhcvllle where she had often visited. Bits of News (Mostly; P.ersonal Stttfe Parole Officer On Special Police Duty Eugene Dickinson, state pnrole officer with headquarters here, hns returned from two weeks special 1 duty at Hot Springs but will return there next week for another two weeks' work. He Is being used in the Arkansas Stale Police temporarily because of the shorlaue of officers. : • Mr. and Mrs. Russell Barham, Mrs. L. A. Moore and the Rev. and Mrs.-- B. S, Balrd and daughter, Bess, left yesterday for Little Rock,. where they are attending a state convention of Christian church workers. They plan to return Saturday. R. B. Purvis underwent a minor operation this morning n(. Memphis Buptlst Hospital. Mrs. Purvis is with with him. Miss lla Rogers and Miss Anne Crook returned today to Dertton, Texas, where they are "students' nt Texas State College for Women, sifter a brief visit here with their parents, -Mr. and Mrs. F.' A. Rogers and Mrs. J. E. Crook. Mr. and Mrs., P. A. Rogers have ns their guest their son, Stuff; Sergt. James H.. Rogers of the Army Air Corps stationed af Siillnn, 'Knns. Sergeant- Rogers is on a '15-day furlough. • Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Erdmann will return tonight to their home' In Columbia .City, 'Iml, after an ex- . tended visit While here here with relatives. lhc v have been; the (jnesls of Mr. ami Mrs.,Ross-Stevens, 'Mi-, and Mrs. Menrl - ,Iont«' Is In'Ha wall: Men In Service Lonnlc Boydson, storekeeper second class, of .the Navy, Is now stationed at Natal, Brazil. • O. T. Shamlfn Jr. who Is serving In Italy with the armed forces has been promoted to the rank of sergeant according to word received by his parents Mr. and Mrs. C.. T. Shamlfn. First. Lieut. William Q. Boyd, who Is with the field artillery, now Is stationed In England, following two years in service. Mrs. Boyd and their young daughter are makljg their home here with Mrs. Boyd's mother, Mrs. S. P. Martin, while Lieutenant Boyd Li overseas. Mr. nnd Mrs. A. J. Pipkin of 111 Enst Ash, have three stars In their .service flag, representing three sons now serving with the armed forces. Fred Jerome Pipkin, 19, a seaman 3-c In the Navy, now Is stationed at Little Creek. Va,, after having been In service for nine months. Sergt. Glenn • Harris, 29, Is with the Army, stationed at Port. Leonard Wood, Mo. He.has been In service for.n year. The third son, First Lieut. Marvin Harris, Is. stationed at Houston, Texas, where he is a member of an infantry division. Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Allen have received word of the arrival In Hawaii ot their son, Pfc. B. J Allen Jr., of the Marine Corps, who wrote- or having seen Pvt, Bob McHaney,' also'of the Marine Corps, who also" Mrs. J. E. Stevenson Jr., and f n ? KC ' U daughter, Mary Taber, left yesterday for Ruslon, La,, where they will visit lor several weeks with Mrs. Stevenson's parents. Fred Jerome Pipkin, seaman 3-e in the Navy, has relumed to his station at Llllle Creek, Va,, following u brief visit with his parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. A. J. Pipkin of 111 East Ash. He arrlved'Saturday and left Tuesday night. Mr, and Mrs. Murray Harris and son, Murray Allen, of St. Louis, arrived Saturday , night for a brief visit with Mr. Harris' parents, Mr] and Mrs. A. J. Pipkin. They came especially lo be .with his brother,Fred Pipkin, who was home on leave from his dudes with the Navy. Play Tourn9tnent' Set For Friday At Yarbro School The Mississippi County Council of Home Demonstration Clubs will hold Die annual Coiinly Play Tournament at noon-Friday at the Yarbro school auditorium. The Home Demonstration clubs of Armorel, Brown, Rocky. Flat take, Blackwaler, Promised Land, Pawheen, Yarbro, Nonhsawba, Lon e Oak. Lost Cane, Shady Lane, Hox Elder, and Leachvllle will present one-act plays. Plays will be Judged by Mrs. Francis Jones, county home dem- of Dcxler, Mo.; of Mo,, and Mrs. Inez Kincnid, home demonstration agent at Osceola. The plays will be judged according to (lie following-. (1) value of play as wrlttcn-ploL, good effect, literary value (2) recitation, voice, diction and conversation, (3) character representation, (4) visual appeal — costumes, make-tip, stage setting and lighting. Awards will also lie made for In- teiintelon stwiL<; and for the host aclross, Dell News Members of the senior class at Del! high school were honored Friday night when HID junior class entertained with a banquet at the home economic.'; cottage at Dell June Posey served as tonstmis- Ircss and Ihe following program wns presented: "Aunt Hetty's Album." a reading, by Wanda June Howard; piano solo, Miss Catherine Wnlpole of Blytlicville; "Class Grouch," depicted by Mavis Ross; vocal solo by Noble Gill, accompanied by MLss Jean Sarber of Bly- thevllle; talk by E. L. Sherrlck of BJyiheville; senior class song. "Aukl Lange Syne," accompanied by Miss Catherine Walpole. Yellow tulips were used throughout Hie cottage to carry out the yellow and green color scheme. Dinner ,wns served the 35 members of the junior and .senior classes and out-of-town guests by freshman and sophomore home economics girk under Ihe supervision of Miss Elsfc Fiiye White. Muss Mildred Martin is junior class sponsor. Civilian automotive parts production In 1943 is estimated to have reached a dollar volume of between $450,000,000 mid $500,000,000. ' 7 At the HoipitaU""" Blytlicvllie Hospital Admitted— Mrs, Bennle Bond, steele. Mo Walls Hospital Admitted- Mrs. Hosa Vires, Holland, Mo. Dismissed— L. C. Payne, city. Mrs. Ed Lawlcr, Cooler, Mo, Memphis St. Josepli's Hospital Admitted— ... Mrs. Paul McAtce, Osceola, Memphis I'apdst Hospital Admitted- Jack Allen, Carulhersvllle, Mo. Junior Chlu. Osceola. R. 15. Purvis, city. K. L. Young, Osceola. The government lias nuthortai manufacture of 30 million tires lor civilian use during 19M, which, when divided among all the cars iu the country, mean only slightly more than one tire per car. Spring Topper Baptist Women To Hold Rally ; Here Friday LUXORA, Ark., April 20 — Mrs. Sam T. Mayo, Luxora, superlnten- lent of Mississippi County Baptist Vomcn's Missionary Union an- louneed Mosday that the second quarterly rally will be the Calvary Baptist church, Blyihevllle, Way, April 28, beginning at 10 I'clock In the morning. Mis: C. II. nay. State W.M.U. reasurer and program editor, LHtle Rock, will deliver the Inspirational address at the morning session. Members of the Manila Woman's Missionary Society will give the irogram topic, Mainstays for Such i Time as This" in keeping with he theme for the year, 'For Such i Time as This". During the afternoon session, echoes from the State W.M.U. Con- enllon held in Little Rock April 4-fi will be heard from the delegates nllendlnj;. A business session lll follow. Lunch will be served at noon. Okayed by Navy brass hats in time to join the spring style parade is the new cap for Navy nurses, modeled by f,t. (jg) Juliet A. Yoksas ot Marlboro, Mnss., stationed at the Philadelphia Naval Hospital. New edition sports officer's cap device, instead''of former anchor oner gold braid. m •Soothe, cool, relievo diaper isali—often prevent it with r Mesaanft, tLc astringent medicated powder. Get Mexaruia. Coming Eventi I THURSDAY Mrs. A. a. Little entertaining Thursday Lunchton Club. Mrs. Cecil Shane entertaining Mid-Week CHib. Double Four Club meeting with Mrs. W. B. .Qarrdtl. Club Eight meeting with Mrs. H. G. Partlow. Thursday Contract Club meeting kith Mrs. O. W. McCutchen. Mrs. C. J. Little entertaining O. B. C. Club. FRIDAY Mrs. W. M. 'McKenzlc entertaining Frldiiv Luncheon Club. ONE OF THE GREATEST eiOOO-MON You girls who suffer from Blmplc anemia or who lose so much during monthly periods thftt you feel tired, weak 'dragged out"— duo to low blood Iron ;rf!f, r £j" °»<#— try Ly<!la Plnkhanrs TABLETS— one. or the 6esl ICOKJ to help build VJ> ted blood to«et morestrcngth and cnciuy — in such casea. Follow label directions. Worth in\ng< , ' Good Used Horse-Drawn Equipment ^ —Also Harness— NITRATE OF SODA 3-9-18 and PH7 Fertilizers. J. L. TERRELL 111 S.Broadway Phone 2631 We Are Pleased to Announce That W. 0. GEURIN Is Now Connected With HOLT FUNERAL HOME ' Pho«» 571 For Ambulance Service Style, No. 7559 Clockwise, sunwise, you'll live in this attractive scroll print Queen Mnke Fashion, In cool Dallo sheer, made of Bemberg* rrtyon, and edge-stitched gored skirt. In grey, copen, aqtia, luggage with white print. Sizos M lo 20, 38 to 44. 'Reg. U. 3. Put, Off. "Spring - Summer - Any Season, WAR BONDS Are Always Your Most Fashionable Purchase!" The New York Store Phone 2132 <® Your constant companions:.- :> right for work, ready for play. Keep going, in the Victory Tempo, ,"«'itli fine-fitting, superbly-, rearing Viliiliiy Slices! > •Vitality Open Road S/ioei S5.50 and $6 Store Closed Each Wednesday Afternoon W i=t-OVH A A ! iHiiiriE*$ -£HOE^. t-iofiiaf^v VOQ/ NOTICE Beginning Wednesday, May 3rd, We Will Be CLOSED ALL DAY EACH WEDNESDAY Until Further Notice. RATCLIFF/S SHOE SHOP HALTER'S QUALITY SHOE SHOP and A. M. will hold a stated meeting tonight 7:30 o'clock at the Hall. The first, and second degrees will he conferred." '• • Dine In The Beautiful SPANISH COFFEE SHOP Hotel Noble Meetings Chlckasnwba Lodge No. 134 P. OPEN UP COLD.-CLOGCED NOSE Get through colds* na- eal blockade, Hi vo head ', cold (lie air. Caution: Use only aa directed. PENETRO NOS£ DROPS PROGRAM TODAY OVER Tfi; HuMKo Mld-SoulhNslwatV STAriO/i X DIAL KUMBCft WJDH, Jickion, Mill. . , , IJQQ i WMC, Mln|ihll, Tun, ... 1)1 ' WJPB, Otundll, Mill. . . 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ARK-MO POWER CO. 1:00 i.m, 12:45 p.m. i:30 pjn,' The Gift Shop Modern and Antique Gilts COSMETICS BABY GIFTS GREETING CARDS NOVELTIES A Gift For Everybody Infram Bldg, Phone 2251 MOSS BRYAN Continuous Showi Every Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN l*aramoun( News nnd Murcli of Time ROXY Matinees Sat. & San. Only Openj uch night 6:30; Starts 6:45 Opens Sunday 1:00; Starts 1:15 Coiillnuoua Shows Bat. and San, Bargain Night Every Night Ejwept Saturday. No imiaei honored on Sanity at the Boxy. Last Time Todav TraitorWithin' with Donald Jlcrry anrt Jfan I'.irkcr Selected Sliorl Subject flPTJCRL STORE L«t Us Help - SAVE YOUR EYES I 209 .W. Main Si, Phone 2912 Thursday and Friday JD^^TASETMSOECKS! D«K

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