The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 9, 1944 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 9, 1944
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK,) COURIER' NEWS' Bits of News Mostly Personal Margaret; Jaae'Actop Will Wed Dr/'Jerom^ Mrs. Floyd K, Acton today an- iiountPd the engagement and »P- proachlng;marrlage<if her daughter. Miss Margaret Jane Acton, to Dr. {Jewell, G. Jerome, SOT of Dr. and ,Mrs.'James'Newell Jerome of Wilson, Ark. The wedding wHl-be-Vsolemnlzed at art early dale. Mtss Acttiri, 'daughter of the late Mr.'.Acton, was reared In E!v:hc- ville, : wherCf he'r .fathe^Was eh[j: ;•<•<! in the printing business for r.-iany years/.' ,, :j • •. c, .' , . .: Following •. her" graduation" from Blytheville.hlgh school, she attended 'Arkansas '• State 'College 'at Jojiesboro. where she was a member pf AlpKa 'Sigma sorority. ": 1 Dr-, Jerome -was graduated from Alabama ^Polytechnic-Institute.. Auburn, after having attended Co- lumljla Academy, 'Columbia, Tenn., and ^Southwestern at Memphis. He Is a member of 'Alpha Thela Omega fraternity."' ';•„, ,- ••,:••. ".. ••. Coming " to'? "Bli'tlievillc' • several months ago. after .haying been associated wlth:hls-fflther in .Wilson, Dr. Jerome established a veterinary clinic; here. A.number 'of Interesting parties hav e been planned In honor of Miss Aden and Dr. Jerome, with definite plans to be announced later. • .••'•'.» Program Meeting Is Held At .first Melhodist Church Members of the Woman's Society of Christian Service, First Melli- odlst Church, met yesterday afternoon at the • church for n program and social session, when Mrs S. B. Wllford was; in charge ol . (fie program. .•'-.'• Ttjpic for this quarterly study course Is "The Lord's Song in a Strange Land." . and- Mrs. Wllford discussed observance of National Fnniily Week '. in connection wllh tlifsilheme. Mrs c E Criggcr Jr, told of the /!a> nurseries which have been established in • Cincinnati and fit. Louis under sponsorship of the Woman's Society of ChiisUnn c enJce Miss Fieljn PniKet (old ot tJie nurseries In Cleveland and Memphis, and Mrs. W. T. obersl discussed the day nursery estnb- ished InUtlen.N.Y., where children of all creeds and nationalities are cared for. Nancy Hamilton sang a solo. "World's Children for Jesus," .During the business session of Ihe meeting, Mrs. Jnmes Hill Jr., president, appointed the following committees to arrange for the annual May breakfast which will be lield the Jatter part of (hfs month: Mrs. W. C.HIgglnsoil and Mrs, Hill, general chairmen; Mrs. Henry Suin, iihreys, kitchen arrangements; Mrs •: Roland Green and Mrs. John Fcath- 1 crstone, purchasing and donations; Mrs. M. Q. Goodwin, tickets' Mrs Hugh Whltsltt tmd Mrs. c. E. Crlgger Jr,, dining room; Mrs. Marcus Evrai'd and Airs. Max B. Field, decorations. Hostesses for (he afternoon served refreshments anting the social hour. Hostesses were Mrs. Wllford, Mrs. Crlgger, Mrs. Obersl, Mrs. II. G. Partlow, Mrs. V. O. Holland, Mrs. J. W. Adams Jr., Mrs. George Grcar Sr., Mrs. C. E. Hanner and Mrs, Harvey Morris, Two visitors attended the meeting, Mrs. B. P. Gay of Half Moon, and her liousegucst, Mrs. H. H. Hicks of Los Angeles. * * * Newly Organized Circle Ha s Meeting Last Night The Baptist circle recently organized among members of Calvary Baptist Church residing in the Pride Subdivision, met last night at the home of Mrs, C. D. Thome, with eight members and one visitor, Mrs. Loroy' Watklns of Wichita Falls, Texas, attending. Mrs. -Hazel watklns became a neiv .member of the group nt last night's meeting. Mrs. Susie Grcer. program chairman, was in charge of Die program, while Mrs. Vcrnon Boyd gave the devotional. A talk on the subject, "Relation of the Women's Missionary Union to the Church", was given by Mrs. Ear; Wnlkcr. . I At the organization meeting held last Monday night nt the homo of Mrs. Cecil Priest, officers to SKVC the group were elected. Including Mrs. Priest, clmlrman, Mi's. Boyd, vice chairman, Mrs. Dovlo McCain secretary. Mrs. Greer, program chnirmnn, mid Mrs. Cnrtn Pnillt, personal service chairman. j IMPORTANT NOTICE To The Hard of Hearing and Users of Hearing Aids. The Aor« Comwrij w.ll conduct q. clinic for the liarel of henr- Jn?, ffi.lng an audiometer lest, «h!ch will show your i.creenlnfre of hearing; loss, and will rtcmonstrnle ,«,e AUKEY VArilimr »UBE IIHARINO AID TMihout; oblivion • ACUU . M ! WEDNESDAY, MAY ioth — 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. THURSDAY, MAY nth — 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. fn Opened Offices nl ! 204 Ingram Bldg. ' \ Main at First St.—Second Floor Gladys Barham Tant, Permanent Office Mgr. : AUREX BLYTHEVILLE CO. Lake Street Methodists Have Meeting At Church Woman's Society of Christian Service of Lake Street Melhodlst Church met yesterday afternoon at Die church for a program ntiil social meeting. Mrs. George Crews was program leader, with Die afternoon's topic being "Infant Voices." Opening prayer was given by Mrs. Hales Sturdy, followed by a duel sung by Mrs. Billy King and Mrs George Slmnks, accompanied on lite piano by Mrs, C. 'I'. Shamlln. Assisting Mrs, Crews In presenting her program were Mrs. Maggie Cole, Mrs. Allen Van Winkle, Mrs. C. M. Baxter, Mrs. Ivcrson Morris timl Mrs. A. I;. Reagan. Mrs. Crews closed her program by reading a poem. Mrs. W. Ij. Green, president, presided over Hie business session, when she gave a re|X>rt on Ihe meeting site attended last week at First Clirlsllan Chnrcli to organize u Women's Council of Christian Women among the Protestant churches of (lie city. The meeting was closed with prayer by Mrs. Reagan, During the social hour refreshments were served by the hostesses for the afternoon, Mrs. Joe Strickland and Mrs. eireen. The church had been nllrncilvcly decorated with peonies and roses from the gardens of the hostesses. • • • Announce Birth Of Son Sergt. nnd Mrs. Ray Trnmmell announce the birth of a son, Mnrch 23 at General Hospital In San Francisco, where Sergeant Trnm- mell 'now Is stationed. The baby, their flrsl child, has been named Domm nay. Mrs. Trammell Is (hi; daughter ol Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Seymore of Elba, Alu. Sergeant Trammell's mother, Mrs. Paul Trammel), has Just returned from an extended visit with her son and his family In San Francisco. * • « Baptists Meet Yesterday Circle meetings were held yesterday afternoon iimong members of Ihe Women's Missionary Union of First Baptist Church, when various members entertained in their homes. Mrs. Dob Biu-ncs was hostess to 11 members of Circle One, when Miss Cordelia Wllliilc gave Hie devotional. The business meeting was presided over by Mrs. R. E. Van- Hooscr, nnd Mrs. E. B. WooUson liuight the study course. Closing prayer was offered l>y Mrs. Etib Carson, and the liosless served refreshments during the social hour. Circle Two met with Mrs. O. M. Morgan with seven members present. Mrs. E. P. Blomeyer gave the opening, prayer, imrl lhb. business meeting was presided over by Mrs. Morgan In the absence of the chairman, Mrs. Ted King. Mrs. Blomeyer taught the study course and closing prayer was given Uy Mrs. T. J. Hnynes. Refreshments were served Ijy the hostess. Eleven members of Circle Three met with Mrs. W. J. Wimdcrllch when Mrs. R, B. Blaylock read the first chapter from 1st John, followed by prayer, for the (tcvo- Uonal. Mrs. Tom Jackson presided at Ihe business session, mid the Bible study wns led by Mrs. H. H. Brooks. Closing prayer \ms offered by Mrs. R. G. Cash, and a social hour wns held. Five members of Circle Four wore enlertained by Mrs. G. V. IJaws, For the Prettiest ROSE of All! Telegraph Orders Given Immediate Attention! : Sunday,May 14th-Remember Mother : With Flowers! • 'Floweis ate as impoilanf to Mother's Day ns a gayly lighted tree fe' to 1 Christmas! Remember your Mother! Choose from our fresh new slocks . of cut-flowers and polled plants . . . Corsages especially designed for Mother I ^ .For Best Selection—Place Orders Early Tlie ;'Holfi, r GJ«ncoe Bldg. ower Shop \1amtir\T' W T* 7^ ~ Member F. T. D. Phone -1 when one now member also nltend- fi\. Mrs. Earl Damon ljuvc the devotional, followed by prayer by Mrs. K. L. Crouch. Mrs. Molt Monaghan Jr. langlit the study course, and Mrs. J. J. cookslon presided at the business meeting. The meeting closed with repetition of Die lord's prayer. Refreshments were served during (he social hour. Fourteen members of Circle Five met with Mrs. T. n. Shepherd. Mrs K. C. Brawn opened the meeting wllh prayer, followed by Ihe study course led by Mrs. Walter Bishop who nlso offered prayer. Mrs. W. J riodgers presided nt Ihe business meeting and the group was dismissed wllh prayer. The hostess served refreshments. * • • Is Honored At Birthday Dinner Party Last Night Mrs. E. j. Evans entertained last night with n dinner parly at the Evans home In the Pride Subdivision in special compliment lo Mr. Evans, who was celebrating his birthday. Dinner wns served the 12 guesUs present, from Ihe lace covered dining table, which had for n ccnler- plece a crystal bowl filled wllh veil roses, other Spring flowers decorated the living room of the home. The large white birthday cake, wllh Its candles lighted by Mrs. Lucy E. Evans, mother of the guest of honor, also wn.s n feature of Die ' iblc decorations. Fallowing dinner, games were played and the evening was spent informally. * * • Circle Meetings Held By Presbyterian Women "Christian Hospitality" was the topic discussed nt all meetings of the Women's Auxiliary of First Presbyterian Church when members hnd circle meetings yesterday afternoon. Special emphasis also was placed on the observance of National Family Week. Mrs. G. W. Dlllahunly and Mrs. K. B, Wiser were hostesses lo Circle One, entertaining at Iho Dlllalumty home. Present nt Ihe meeting were eight members and four visitors, including Mrs. Zal 13. Harrison, aiix- illnry president, and two former members or the circle. Mrs. Dick Webb of Mobile. Ala,, nnd Mrs. R. U King. Another visitor was Mrs. Turck of Cleveland, Ohio. Mrs.' Wiser was lender for the afternoon. Mrs. W. C. CfUcs nnd Mrs. J. P. Pride entertained members of Circle Two nt the home of the former, when Mrs. Ross Stevens gave Ihe devotional and nlso (aught the study course. Fifteen members were present for the meeting. Fourteen members of Circle Three were present for the meeting of; that group held nt the home at, Mrs. Hay Worthlnetou. with Mis. Leslie Hoper as co-hostess. Mis. T. J. Mnhan wns leader for Ihe nflenioon. Mrs. O. P. Barber ami Mrs. Ver"on Thomnsson entertained 18 members nnd four visitors last night when they were hostesses to Circle Pour at the Barber home. The program anel study course for the evening was presented by Mrs. Barber nnd Mtis Louise Simon. Plans were discussed nt all the meetings tor the birthday party to be given by the Auxiliary next Monday afternoon at Ihe church, and also for the reception lo be Jlven Thursday night from 8 lo 10 o'clock at Ihe church In special compliment to the new paslor of the church. Ihe Rev. Harvey T Kldd nud Mrs. Kldd. Little Rock Girl To Wed 3 fc. Charles Silverblatt OSCEOLA, Ark., May 9—The en- gagcmcnl of Pfc. Charles William Silverblnlt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Silverblntl of Osceoln, lo Miss Alice Margaret Gross of Little Hock, Jir.s been announced by her mother. Mrs. James Bernard Gross nlso of Little Rock The bride-elect 'nttaicted Little Rock Junior College, and Louisiana Slate University, Baton Rouge. She Is n member of Lamrtn, inter- sorority, and Sigma Delia Tnu, social sorority, serving as secretary during her junior year. Private Silverblatt attended schools in Osceola, Memphis nnd St. Louis, and was graduated from Murray Stale Teachers College Murray, Ky. lie is now In his junior year at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine. The wedding: win be solemnized June 4 at the home of tlie bride's mother, wilh complete plans to bo announced Inter. TUESDAY, MAY 9, liM-i Mrs. Ernest Flagg nnd daughter vlsllcd In Little Rock Sunday wllh Pvl. Ernest F)ag£. Mr. and Mrs. Husscll demons returned yesterday lo their home In Wynin-, Ark., after having been called here by the denlh of his mother. Mrs, Minnie demons. Mr. nnd Mrs. T. H. Stone and daughters, Wllma and Doris, were called lo Oran, Mo., todiiy by the serious illness of Mr. Stone's grandmother, Mrs. M. S. Lett, They will be Joined In Oran tomorrow fay Norman fjloue, seaman 2-c, who is stationed at.Mfllliigton Naval Training Station, Tenn. Miirlin MeAulifTc spent Ihe weekend In Osceoln with his aunt, Mrs. 1'inley Carlwrlght and family. Mrs. Virgil Greene and 'daughter, Miss Elizabeth BJyllic. and Mrs. Norman Bunch, spent the weekend in Ifatllesburg, Miss., with Capt, and Mrs. Ralph odlcy and family, and Miss Evelyn Btythe. Caplaln Odley returned last ivcek from Australia, where he has been stationed wllh Ihe Medical Corps for the pnsl 2(i months, having been called home by the serious illness of his daughter, Harriett Ann Odley. Her condition remains unchanged. Jim Stovnll went to Liltle Rock today where. he will attend the meeting of the Arkansas Funeral Directors. Marshall Wright of Woodland, Miss,, and E. D. Wright of Pasca- gouln. Miss,, arrived Sunday niqlit to be wilh their mother, Mrs. J. W, Wright, who is seriously ill at Walls Hospital. Another son. C. B. Wright of ciarksdalc, Miss., has been here for several days, while n fourth son, L. E, Wright of Tupelo, Mis.i., has been unable lo come because of-serious illness. E. M. Rcgcnold has returned lo his home at Armorel after havln:; been in Memphis wllh his son, John I Ed Regenold. who underwent an operation for appendicitis Friday at Baptist Hospital. Mrs. Rcgcnold remained in Memphis wilh her son, whose condition is very good. Raymond LiickerstaH is spending the week in Parngould on business. Mis. Frances Bickerstaff will lc:u'c tomorrow morning for Erie, Pcnn,, where she will spend several weeks "is Ihe cuesl of relatives. Miss Wilmn Stone nnd Miss Junnitn Holiowell spent Sunday in Memphis with Norman Stone, seaman 2-c, who Is stationed at Millington Naval Training Station. Millhigton, Tomi. Mrs, Myrtle Pearson of Detroit, arid licr son, Pel. Sidney Pearson, who recently returned to the United States niter several monlhs service in Aliukn, are the guests of Mrs. Pearson's sister, Mrs. Kcn- dnll Berry and family. The Berrys also have as Dieir guest Mrs. J. p While of St: Louis, Mrs. Pearson's daughter, who came especially to be •- wilh her brother before he leaves lor Fort Bliss, Texas, for •ejRslgnmciH. • Mrs. Hnlph Ifcrndon is spending two weeks at Simla Ana. Calif, with her husband. Corporal Herndon, who is stationed there wllh the Army. Mrs. Florence cliism has gone lo Baton Rouge, La., for a visit wllh her parents, Mr. nnd Mrs "'. F. Fletcher. Corp. William H. Burton, who s stationed nt New Orleans, with he Army, is spending a 15-day furlough here with his wife and lis mother, Mrs. p. c. Toler Staff Sergt. nnd Mrs. Earl Stable-land Sergt. and Mrs. Cannon West •.pent the weekend in Memphis. of 200- /Uof/ier'sFr/enrf helps bring~easc and comfort to expectant mothers. M o j.H B R FfflEND. nil exquisitely prepared emollient la useful In nil condl- 'Mother's Friend 6 Business Committee Chairmen Members of the Business and Professional Women's Club held & business meeting Insl nlglit In the Colonial noom at Hotel Noble. It was presided over by Miss Delia Purtle in the absence of the president, Miss lone George. Mrs. M. A. Mlddlcton became a new member of the organization nt the meeting last night. Chairmen of various committees were appointed. Including Mrs. Middleton, chairman of education Mis. J. G. Barnes, finance, Mrs. Jim Craflon, health, Miss 'Emily Dale Gray, International relationship, Miss Marie Ifarnlsh, legislation, MLss Mary Sue Wright, membership, Miss Louise Simon, program. Mrs. Hnltle Newsom, public affairs, Miss Delia Purtle, publications, and Mrs. Jim Craflon publicity. , Plans also were discussed for the stale convention to be held May 27 and W In Hot Springs, which delegates from the local organization will attend. Miss Betty Lou Ad kins was a guest, at last night's meeting The next meeting will be' held May 22 at the home of Miss George, when a steak supper will be given. At the Hospitals Illythcvillc Jlospilal Admitted— Anelii Kay LaForiicy. city. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Jaiiioa Tankcrsly, city, a daughter last night. Dismissed— Joe Robertson, city. Walls Hospital Admitted- Mi's. William McFnrland, Senath MO. Mrs. Julius Ballagh, city. Mrs. H. M. Connelly, city, Billie Jean tJtllejohn, , Manila Carl Cullison. city. Dismissed— Jane Manlcy, Osceola. Mrs. E. M. "Holt; Holland, Mo. Mrs. Ernest Montgomery, city. Mrs. John Hill. Osceola.' Olan C. Botkin, city. Memphis Mr.'.hoilist Hospital Admitted- Mrs. G. If. Banks, Osceola. ; i Coming Eventi WEDNESDAY Mrs. R. B. Stout entertaining Club Eight. Town and Country Club meeting with Mrs. O. W. McCutchen. Mrs. W. I. Denton entertaining Chapter "D", P.E.O., nt Hotel Noble for luncheon, 1 p. m, A.D.C, c;«i> meeting wllh Mrs. Albert K. Taylor. Armorel Parent Teacher Association meeting at school, 3 p. in. Mrs, Eugene Dickinson entertaining Wednesday Contract Club. Junior-Senior Parent Teacher Association having luncheon at Worn- First Presbyterian Church entertaining with reception at the church from 8 to 10 p. m.. complimenting the Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey T. Kidd. The ENEMY Has BIG EARS •BEWARE CARELESS TALK Skilled enemy agents can coordinate even seeminglyjharmless information into a pattern that may provide fhem with/the complete story of vital information. Think, before you speak. an's Club, 12 noon, for members of Senior Class ot high school THURSDAY Thursday Luncheon Club meeting with Mrs. Byron Morse. Mrs. G. G. Caudlll entertaining Thursday Contract Club. Meetings A men's meeting and pot-luck supper will be held Thursday night, 8 o'clock, at Lake Street Melhodisl Church, when Caplaln " George A Marns of Blythevillc Army Air " Field will be guest speaker.' The public is Invited to attend Oils affair, It was announced today b v the nev. Dales Sturdy, pastor of the church. Head courier Newi wan* Chocolate Covered Peanuts Caramels Jelly Beans Fancy Chocolate Creams VV' ; i'''"' 'yV .-'•'.'. ','': .'" "'; Hard Bars For The Boys Overseas ANOTHER SERVICE BY HARRY FRITZIU5 i. DRY GOODS STORE MARGARET'S BEAUTY -SHOP 1M B, First Phone 2532 Bring Us Your , Beauty Problems By AppolntnJwil The Gift Shop Modern am! Antique Gifts COSMETICS BABY GIFTS GREETING CARDS NOVELTIES A Gift For Everybody Ingram Bldg. Phone 2251 MOSS BRYAN TO DELIGHT HER For much or little, you will find a gift that will match her taste and wardrobe ... one she'll proudly wear for years to come! MAIL GIFTS EARLY OUR GIFT SHOP features uieas for mothers of all ages. Stocks are unusually complete at this time. Slay we suggest: after dinner coffee cups . . .cigarette ash tray sets . . . ,sa!t and peppers . . . table decorations . . . hurricane lamps unusual vases . . . figurines . . . miniature pitchers . . . candy .bowls dressing (able ornaments .. . pictures . . . photograph frames'. . . musical powder boxes . . . leather billfolds . . . candelabras (in sterling and crystal) ... . and dozens of items in beautiful Cambridge and Ileisey crystal. Pat O'Bryanf Jewelry Store Main & Second Sts. Continuous Shows Every Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2.:00 LISTEN TO KLCN I:H MO. 32:45 p.m. 1:30 pjn. Tuesday Selected Shorl Subjects Wednesday & Thursday Friday M-G-M presents - v GREER GARSO.N WALTER PSOGEON MR. & MRS. MINIVER TOGETHER AGAIN IN ANOTHER SCREEN HIT! Paramount News ami Selected Shorl Siibjerls. Matinees Sat. & Snn. Only OptM e«h nlglit 6:30; Starts 6 : « Opens Snnday 1:00; Starts 1:15 Continuous Shows Sat. »nd San 8»r»»In Night Every Night Ex/*nt Saturday. Nu post* honored on Snnd»y at the Fory, Tuesday & Wednesday Selected Short Subjects

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