The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 5, 1944 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 5, 1944
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PAGE TWO BLYTJIBVILLID -(ARK,) COURIER NEWS Womans'Club Elects Officers Foy, Coming Year Mrs. Charles Hay Newcomb was elected 'president of the Woman's Club at a luncheon,meeting held yesterday at, the-country home of Mrs: J. D. Bartadsle. Elected to serve with her during the coming year were Mrs. James V. Gates, first, vice president, Mrs. J. P. Friend; second "Vice'president,. Mrs. V. G, Holland, secretary, Mrs. B. A. Bugg, treasurer, and Mrs. Kendall Berry, assistant treasurer. A buffet luncheon was served, with the -,tajjle. : centered with n crystal bow! o! rosebuds, 1 irh'lle oth. " ' ••;. Jlowers- were' arranged tl.. the entertaining rooms. MJS..I:. F. Bldmeyer presided over the business meeting In the nuseiice of the retiring president, Mrs. 0. Q. Redman, when reports from various comnntt?es. ^ere'made nnd the of- ficccs.elected, as named by the nomi- nating'Committee. -•' • i ' ,.••«.Town And Couritiy Glub Entertained Wednesday Jfrs. Gorge D. Pollock Jr. wns a guest of Mrs. 0,-G, Lnngston Wednesday afternoon'when she cn- tertjilned members of the Town and; Country club at the home of her; daughter, Mrs. G. O. Poelz on tMckasawba Avenue. Spring flowers decorated the living room . of the home, where the" two bridge tables .were arranged. MB. Pollock received defense stamps for high score In the bridge giunes plaYed, with Mrs. Lanystonj second higiij i • . ' • ' light, refreshments, were served. i • * • Mijl Week' Club Has Party Mrs. M. b. Usrey entertained members of the Mid Week Club yesterday, afternoon at her home for luncheon and an afternoon of bridgej Only guest in addition to club members was Mrs. Joe Dumls- neil. * • . Luncheon was served at small tables In the living room, where iris and opier Spring flowers were attractively arranged. High scor<v prize was won by Mrs. J, Loiiis Cherry. ? * • « Local People Take ; Part In Jonesboro Nuptials MIss_' Christine Qann, daughter of wnj. John Gann and .the late Mr. Ga.nn of Jonesboro, became tlic bride of W. H. Rulletlge, also of Jonesboro, in a ceremony performed Friday.* night at First Methodist Church in thai city. ; '- ,' : TlictRev. Cecil B>. Culver, pastor of the^church, officiated. 1 Thejrid? who wa* given ~ in mnr- riage £v her brother-in-law,-;,W. O. Harmon o; Blyihovllle, was attended by Mrs. R, E. Ackerman as ino- iron bt honor, -and Miss Evelyn Siglcr is maid of. honor. •< : Vf. H.':Cnte ,was- : Mr. Rutieclge's best man, while ushers were Corkv ang Biiddy Harriion of BIythevllIe, nephews or the bride. • ' Following the ; ceremony, ' Mrs. • Joyce ^-Rulledge and Mrs; Harve Hickey; entertained with • ah informal reception at the Rvitlcdge home.-*; '~ Mr. Rutledge, who is the son of Mrs. R. E. Nail of Witchita Fnlts, Texas,,and the late-Raymond Rut- lerge of Newport and Blythcville, is th e grandson of Mrs. EuJa Riitiedge of Blj'theville. He. now makes his home .in Jonesboro where he Is chief .announcer of radin itntton KBTM. Bridge Club Entertained ' Members of club Eight were cn- tertallied Wednesday afternoon by Mrs..Otto. Scrajie at the home of her mother, Mrs. G. S. Barnes on West Wclnut. when Mrs. Ralph Nichols was a guest, Talisman rosebuds nnd colorful peonies were arranged throughout the entertaining rooms of the house. Mrs. H. G. Partlow received high score prize and Mrs. Nichols, second high. A dessert course was served. * • 4 Mrs. Woods Is Hostess To 400 Club And Guests Mrs. Roy Woods was hostess to members of the 400 Club nnd two guests, Mrs.. Paul Eoyvln and Mrs, Harry Cohen, when she entertained with a Liverpool rummy parly yesterday afternoon at her home. High score prize was received by Mrs. Tim Estes and second high by Mrs. Lafayette May. A dessert course was served. « • • Bunco Party Is Given Al[ members of the G.N.B. Club were present last night when Mrs. Clyde Eldrldge entertained the group at her home, where gay blooming plants decorated (he living room. Mrs. Harold Meek received high score prize In the bunco games played. Mrs. Byron Nail had second high, and Mrs, Eldrldge won sunco. A salad ptate with Iced drinks was served. • • • Thursday, Luncheon Club Meets Yesterday Afternoon Mrs. James Bell, Mrs, 'Harry Klr- by and Mrs. Elton W. Kirby were guests of Mrs. J. A. Leech yesterday when she entertained members the Thursday Luncheon Club at luncheon and bridge at her home. Guests were seated at the dining table, which wns centered with an arrangement of Spring flowers. Mrs. Bell received high score prize iml Mrs. Byron Morse second high the bridge games played during the afternoon.' « • • Bride-Elect Is Honored At Dinner Bridge Shower OSCEOLA. Ark., May 5 — Miss Dollle Goswlck. Miss Bess Bullnrd, Miss Melavce Talc and Mrs. C. R. Buttcrick entertained 20 giiesls Mondn v night at the Butterlck home In compliment to Miss Myrn Mae Nailling, bride-elect. ncd roses nnrt other mixed Spring flowers were arranged throughout the £ entertaining • rooms' of the house, while the place of the gucsl of honor ivas marked with a corsage of white (lowers tied with white sniin ribbon. Following dinner, bridge was played with Miss Oernldlnc Llston receiving . perfume for high score, Miss Agnes Ward was low and received handkerchiefs, while Mrs. R. M. Fletcher wns presented crystal ash trays for second high score. Al the conclusion of the bridge games, a surprise shower was given the bride-elect. A door leading into an adjoining room was opened and in the center of the room was a lighted rainbow with "The Pot of Gold" at the end. filled with gifts for the honorce. Bedspread Beauty Treatments EPSlE K1NARI) -NBA Staff Writer Sew n full gathered skirt of bright cotton print to a Plain Jane bedspread, team It up with a pair of sprightly pillows, and see how magically you can transform a nondescript room. To n plain white bedspread thnl you already have, or to a width of fabric the size of Hie top of your bed, add a gathered skirt—rallied precisely wllli your sewing machine's gathering attachment—of polka dot, checked or candy-stripe cotton. Finish raw edges with your heni- stltchcr .tticn cut to make crisp I picoted points. Sew to your spread or top at the mattress aclge. Now, mnke two square, henrL'srmp- ctl or "sandwich brcneiloiU" pillows iislne a combination of print material and plain white cotton. Printed ruffles point, up solid colored pillows can be print. Also, you might try your hand at, applique designs, c;nbrol<!ery-stltch«l to a plain white front. For something much simpler but quite effective, too. merely buy enough colored fringe—ball or moss or lump-shade cording—to square oft a plain white spread at the innt- tress edge. Use the same trimming to outline your pillows. Bits of News Mostly Personal Post-World War I value of the German mark sank to 1,000000000,000 for 25 cents. -'Another Depression' BUY-'MORE WAR BONDS' ft Comfort on duty is i 'must," That's why so miny nurses dcnunj these famous shoes. Vitality nurses' shoes arc made to give thc utmcisc foot freedom with maximum restful eisc. Choose youis now. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sanders, who formerly made their home In Bly- thevllle before Mr. Sanders entered the Merchant' Marine, arc spending a 15-day leave here with relatives. Mrs. Sanders Is making her home with her parents in OHvo Branch, Miss., while her husband is In service. Mr. Sanders will go from here to New Orleans for reassignment. Mrs. L. A. Moore left last night for El Dorado, Ark,, where she will spend a month with Mr.' Moore's sister, Mrs;. W. B.'Jrtrboe. Mrs. G. 'O. Poetr, ; iytrs^ George Pollock Jr., Mrs. Fred V. Huther- ortl and Miss Virginia Nunn spent 'oday in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. B. 'A. Lynch left Ills afternoon for Philadelphia, vhcrc they will visit their son, Eii- iign B. A. Lynch Jr.. and Mrs. jynch, who are making their home here while Ensign I>ynch. Ls sta- loncti.there with the Navy. Mrs. M. Fttzsimmons spent yesterday in Memphis. Russell Campbell left this afternoon for New York on a business trip. Master Scrgt. Paul Damon will enve Sunday for % - Camp Shelby, Miss., \dicre he will be stationed following several years overseas service. Mrs. Hyron Bartholomew and Mrs. Noma Hnimsole of Memphis spent yesterday here ac guests of Mrs. Bartholomew's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. S, Umgdon. Pat Hcnrn, young daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hearn, went to Canuhcrsville. Mo., this afternoon to spent! th c weekend with relatives Mrs. W. W. Hnmakcr and daughters, Mnry Ellen, and Betty Sue, and Mrs. Sybil Ford and daughter, Pliyllis Ann, of Bakcrsfield. ~Hf.. arc guests of their sisters. Mrs. Bud Parsley in Manila, nrul Mrs. Spencer Kcsler of Yarbro. Mrs. Gcraldinc M. Greene Is ipemling the weekend in Memphis is thc guest of Mr. and Mrs. Byron Bartholomew and family. Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Moon have returned from Rochester, Minn., where Mrs. Moon underwent a checkup at Mnyo's Clinic. During the 12 days they were In Rochester -hey saw Capt. Thomas K. Mahan, former Blythei-IJle physician, who is taking n special x-rny course at Mayo's. Herbert Swearingen Jr., and Clem Whlsllc Jr., of Roscmnd. both students at University of Arkansas, Fayettcvillc, arrived yesterday to' spend the weekend with their'par- ents. Coming Event* SATURDAY A. A. P. Vf. meeting with ivfrs. Bancroft Terry, with Mrs. E. E. Qiielmnlz as co-hostess, 3 p.m. Song Services Scheduled Sunday At Post Theater The JMAP Post Theater will b the scene of an unusual song .scr vice this Sunday May 7 at 10 A M. when Homer Rodehcaver, former trombonist ati^ song leader wltl Hilly Sunday, the famous evangelist of the sawdust trail, comes to the Air Base. Mr. Itodcheaver, reared in the hills of East Tennessee, spent his childhood listening to the songs of thc Negroes of that area. "M> mother was one of the good angels of the mountains of East Tennessee, llpcausc they loved her. thc Negroes would come and sing foi her." said Mr. Rodehcaver. I have her." said Mr, Rorteheavcr. "I have melodies." "WJifii yon know the colored people and know something of their struggles, you will realize how thes c sonys are born amidst the trials and trlljulaliojis of this race and how they typify their thought and life", continued Mr. Rmlelicaver. Chaplain George II. Man's has Summer VMC .WACs soon will blossom out in the new summer uniform pic- lured above, worn by Lt. Robin Elliott of Elgin, 111. Of cool kliaki, it features overseas-type cap instead of kepi worn with winter uniforms. announced that the song service will take the place of the general Protestant services usually held Iri' die Post chapel, Home Demonstration Notes Eleven members of thc Shady Lane Koine Demonstration Club together with 12 visitors, met Wed-' nc.sday afternoon at the home of Mrs. J. H, McHaffey. Roll call was answered by each member with a quotation. The devotional was read and prayer was offere'd. Mrs. A. J. Smart, clothing leader, gave a demonstration of making a coat suit, binding buttonholes and hemming garments. Games were played during (lie social hour, and refreshments were served by the hostess, stroke four days ago. Funeral "t.secylces were held at Ploodw&y Methodist Church Thursday, conducted by the Rev. Frank Sweet. Interment Was at Pine Hill here. •Surviving arc his wife-. Mrs. Florence Reagan; [our sons, Robert M. and Ernest Reagan, both of the Army, anil William Jesse and T. P. Reagan, hot)) of Manila; four daughters, Mrs. Ethel Weams, nidg- ley Twin. Mrfl. Nelson Adams and Reagan all of Manila; one sister, Miss Allle Lee and Miss Lavada Lee Mrs. Minnie Pike, Dyersburg, Tenn.', and a brother William Reagan, Hanford Wash. FRIDAY, MAY 5, 19-14 At the Hospitals ISIyllievlllc Hospital Admitted- Mrs. U. J. Ilodgc Jr., city. Walls Hospital Admitted- Mrs. J. W. Wright, city. Dismissed— A. J. Lovell. Holland, Mo. R. M. Young, city. Memphis JtapHsl Hospital \dmittcd— Mrs. j. a. 'Hnveatt, Haytf, M O . e uneral Services Held For Robert C. Reagan MANILA, May 5 — Robert C. leiigun, 55, died Wednesday at his wme In Manila. He suffered a BOWL for fun and health! HIU.'S and GKORGK'S HOWLING ALLEY 120 N. Second The Gift Shop Modern and Antique Gifts COSMETICS BABY GIFTS GREETING CARDS NOVELTIES A Gift For Everybody Ingram Blilg. Phone 225! • MOSS BRYAN The labor of a million men is lost annually through Insect damage in the United States alone. MARGARET'S IIRjMJTY SHOP 104 B. First Phono 2532 Bring Us Your Beauty Problems IJvenlnfs Ilj Appointment Thursday — Friday — And Saturday Nights 9:30 to 1 O'Clock In the Beautiful of the HOTEL NOBLE Admission (i5c Incl. Tax ANNOUNCEMENT: Beginning Monday, May 8th our store will remain OPEN UNTIL 8 P. M. EACH EVENING except Wednesday, when we close at 1 P. M. and 'Saturday, when we are open until 10 P. M. REMEMBER If It's Dry Goods or Notions FRITZIUS 1 HAS IT" " 2020 W. Main Phone 2637 Tonight At The mi Assembly 7th and Ash Streets — B/ytheviJ/e Please bring a picture of your son, brother, husband or other loved one in the services with you ... If he's in the U. S., tic a white ribbon around it—if he's overseas, tie it with a red ribbon. If you have no picture, please bring a red or white ribbon with his namo. PLfASf COMf EARLY If YOU WANT A SEAT. FOR MOTHER'S DAY i I ' *« . fl " \ v i n - & $ >r \ t>" • •V ll It > ' f&'' ' '•' J-.SJ .. : A iou*AY.ORESs.i,-/nicesf.grfj of all ,,. for Mol/iers'of, lhe : baby;carriage~brigode"or Molhecs'"I Ve. I wo" in; the 'Army 'and, one at. sea'.'- Give'her the[added pleos,ure~oi choosing the dressed erse/f.wi/b;our."touiiAy~Gifr~CF»rif;cXrFi Solmany. becoming,, flallering'slyles'ond.all wondertully_siimming!..Y6u~can':be'sure you'll please her.willfa'gHl she'cah'vvear.-.-.-' Sizes 36 lo 44 and (6VTlo 24^ af • 10.75 EXCLUSIVE WITH FESNBE FASHION SHOP B/ytfievi//e Pnone 2227 Cape G/rardeau Continuous Shown Every Day liox Odice Opens 1:45 Show Slarfs 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN 1:00 ».m. 12:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Last Time Today Morgan's with Fildie Tlnicken und ISetly lliitton I'arumount News and Selected Short Subject Saturday MIGHTIEST OF TARZAN TKRIii'SSI bj 501M55UJ nttlti kr naiua IHXl \ H«[la fUT B/ tetlUO I. ICM • F*C« K \ _,. IL'Jjt Ml C'JiBCu:Hl ; Serial "Alaskixn Mystery" No. X and Slmri Con. Showing Sal'day 1:00 to 11:30 Sundiiy and Monday Paramount News :im! Selected Short Subject Continuous Showing Sun. 1:15 to 11 aiatlnecs Sat. & Sun. Only Opens each night G:30; Starts 6:4] Opens Bunday 1:00; Starts 1:15 Continnnns Shows Sat. and Snn. Bargain Nlglit Kvory Niglit t'xrjpt Saturday. . . No pnsjei hcnoreil on Sanday ai '£f, Iho Rosy. Last Time Today TlyingFortress' with Richard Greene Selected Short Subject Silt unlay /Empty Holster s with Dirk Koran anil Pat Waltliall. Serial "Secret Service In Africa" No. « ami Shnrt Con. Showing Sat'ilay 1:00 to 11:30 Suudny and Monday Fox News and Selected Sliorl. Continuous Showing Sun. 1:15 to 11

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