The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 16, 1944 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 16, 1944
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BLYTHEVILLJ! '(ARK.)' COURIER 'NEWS- TUESDAY, MAY 1G.-1944 >? Biithday Party is Given .. By PresDyiemrT Auxiliary \ Thirty nine members of th* Wo« men's Auxiliary of First Presbyte- c rian Church attended the business t j and program meeting held yeslet I ,' day afternoon in the social rooms I < of the church, when Mrs. Zaj B ( Harrison,- presided. I Mrs. Lucy McAdams R. C. )} Allen.ana Mrs.'Ebb Spradley were ! appointed to plan some form of j J recognition to be given'Tor the Pres- ij byterian. students' graduating from ; high school next'week,-Including j Frances Sue Brlglil, Amelia' Saliba, !? Nancy-McQIll, Lois Hch and Mar- I1 jone Slevens n Members voted to,cooperate wltli i tile representatives of other local '( churches at a Felloiwblp Luncheon to be held May 29 at the Christian hall During.,the program portion of the meeting,', which- commemorated I the 32nd anniversary of the founding of the department of: women's work iu.the'. Soulliern. Presbyterian i church, a program was presented i In' Mr? H K Houchlns, who was li assisted"!); 1 Mrs Leslie Hooper and .'I Mrs G W Dlllahunly Mrs Hooper ),• told of.thewwork.of.'trie Pres-Mex School for 'Mexican 'girls at'Taft, {] Texas/and'Mrs.-Dlllnhunty dlscuss- Ij cd the work of the defense ser, Uce council, both of which orga- ji nizallons were recipients of the. of! fering'taken during the afternoon. I The devotional wis given by Mrs • ,'J. D. .McGlll, and the offering was 1 taken ."by Mrs: Samuel' P. Norrls and Mrs McGlll Music was In charge 1 of Mrs P B Joyner During the social hour punch and birthday cake 1 were served from i, the tea tab'le, which was centered >j with a' large Mexican hat filled with ') red and white flowers Mrs L S i] Hartzpg presided at the 'punch j' bowl, Awhile' tile 1 cake was served I by Mrs J P Pride Sr, chairman ! of social.activities, and : Mrs. A. P. Dietrich, i • • • ,i Stuc!y Groups Meet Yesterday Afternoon '•> THe,.study groups of the Women's council oj First,Christian chinch met jesterday afternoon when Mrs t Ben Harpolc was hostess to mem- | bers of the Hope Group and Mrs . C G- Wefdmito entertained the | Lo;e Group !, At *the meeting of the Hope Group Mrs J Cecil Lose eaie the devotional on ' Preaching", closed-.with the'Lord's Prayer. The studyncourse on the topic of "In Earttieh Vessels" was led by Mrs B P Brogdon Jr, and the meeting closed with the missionarj benediction Refreshments were sened darinf the social hour Mrs^ R S Baird presided over I1 the meeting of the Love Group L when,the devotional was given by Mrs Russell Barham assisted by Mrs Virgil Williams Topic of the devotional was 'A Quest for God Through Commonplace," and ended with the reading by Mrs Barham of the poem ' Commonplace' by Susan Coolldge Thp~ study course was conducted by Mis W D Cobb on the theme of "P^pwer Through — Ciucifying Self — Brotherhood — Defmlteness of Task" Tv,ff*\isltors, Mrs Ada B Houch,, ins and Mrs Richard Yarbrough 1] attended Oils meeting, which clos- >l ed with the benediction before the hostess served refreshments. W.S.C.S. Circle Meetings Held;Yestei day Afternoon Members of the Women's Society of Christian Service, First Methodist Church, met in circle groups jcstcrday afternoon when they were entertained In the homes of various members. Mrs" E B Gee was hostess to Circle One when sl\ me were piesent Mrs W I Denton gave the' devotional;- and Mrs H W \Yyhe taught tile study cours,, on "Quiet Talks on Prajer,'- which was the topic of the study toursi at each of the circle meetings Fifteen members of circle Tiu were;-present, when Mrs. W. L Horncr entertained that group a her home Mrs J. W Adams Jr taught the studj course Mrs M G Goodwin and Mrs Jormrpaudlll were hostesses to i; mem^jrs of Circle Three whei thej .entPrtamed at the Goodwh home^ Mrs Hairy W Halnes taught the study course Eleven members of Circle Fou» attended the meeting of that group at the home of Mrs w T Oberst when^Mrs a W Pyles taugh the study" course ' Mrs- s B Wllford entertained 13 rrlembertf of Circle Five and four visitors at her home, when Mrs. Fred Flcemnn gave the open- Ing prayer, nnd Mrs. William Wyctt : taught • the study courec, Mrs; Leon Rlley, a visitor, gave three' piano solos during the afternoon.. Visitors Included Mrs. Rlley, Mrs. James Rose, Mrs. B. p. Gay and her Jjousegufst, Mrs. It. H. Hicks of Los Angeles. Six members of Circle Six were present for the meeting held at the home of Mrs. H. G. P'arllow. Mrs. H. E. Neblelt was In charge of the study course. A message from the Auxiliary president, Mrs. James Hill Jr., was read at all the rheetlivgs and plans for the May breakfast were completed. Each' meeting closed' with' prayer, and 'refreshments were served during the social hour. * • . • Royal Service Program Given At Calvary Church • Circle One nnd Circle Two of the Women's Missionary Society of Calvary. Baptist Ghufoh held -'a Joint meeting lost, nlglit at the clmrch for a Royal Service Program on "The King'.? Power In the Middle -'Kingdom—China, 1 ! The meeting wns opened with prayer by the president. Mrs. Raymond Belknap, followed by a prayer by Mrs. Cnrra Priiltt.. Following group singing, Mrs. George W. Archer gave the devotional, and- Mrs. Bculah Lloyd discussed "The Middle Kingdom" Mrs. William Haniia told , of. "Trie Ung's Power In. china." Mrs. J. V. Tomllnson discussed "The Kingdom's' Work in Occupied ihlnn,'- Mrs. Sam McGhee's topic vas "Feeding the Hungry," and Mrs. Belknap talked on -hie Fut- ire of Kingdom Work In China." The, meeting closed with the benediction by Mrs. Archer. irst Baptists Have tayal Service Program A Royal Service Program was eld -yesterday afternoon at First Bnplist' Church, when 2^ members ttended, .The meeting opened with prayer y-Mrs. E. P. Hnrdln, followed by he; devotional b v Mrs. John Bucii- nan, taken from Kxoriiu 1C, and Irs. Ebb Carson offered prayer. Mrs. VV. p. Copeland wns In harge of the program. Mrs. Worth D. Holder song'' a olo, "Beautiful Garden of Prayer", bllowed by a discussion by Mrs W L Rodgcrs of "The Middle Kingdom", prayer by Mrs. H> H. Brooks. T- talk by Mrs. Walter Bishop on The Kingdom's Work in Occupied Jhina and Free China", and by Mrs. Guy. iMartin's jtalk on "Fcedi n* trie , Hdngry and^lhe Fi.iUire Kingdom Work In" China". Closing prayer was offered . by Mrs. Alvln Huffman. Honor Student At the Hospitals Blyllieville Hospital Admitted— Jack Dotlson, city. Mary Bnrcli, Luxorn. Mrs, George B. Sands, Kclser. Dismissed— :• Betty Joyce Crocker, city Shelby McCook, Rt. 3, city Willis Hospital Admitted— Join) Wayne Scrivncr, city Mis. Roy Blsler, Charter Onk, Mn Dismissed— Mrs. Raliili Wolf, city. Memphis Baptist Hospital Admitted— Mrs. Norn Cosgroves, Dyess Jerry Olnsco, Osccoin Jack Wells, city. Mother's friend helps bring'ease and comfort (o expectant mothers. M OTHER'S FOTEND, an oiqulsltelypro- pare<I emollient, Is 3, mild anodyne mas- i r^.— "j.r. n lub'IcAUon Is rtc- -—I. One condition In which wnm^i Miss Evelyn • nicks, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman W. nicks of Holland, WHS vnlerllctoriiin of the graduating class of Holland High School, at- exercises held last Thursday night at the .school. Coming Event* WEDNESDAY Town and Country CJub meeting with Mrs. Cornelius Modlnger. Mrs. Ben Hnrpale entertaining A D. C. Club. Central Ward Parent-Teacher Association meeting nt school, 3.p.m., preceded by executive board, 2:30 p.m. Friendly Seven Club meeting with Mrs. Don Edwards. Mrs. Carl B. liallcy and Miss Mary Adah Robinson entertaining at Hotel Noble complimenting Miss Margaret Jane Acton, bride-elect, il p.m. THURSDAY Mrs. Melvin Halscll and Miss Patricia Wise ciilerialning with breakfast ill Halscll home lioiiorlni; Miss Margaret Jane Acton, bride-elect. Mrs. Aubrey Comvay entertaining Mid-Week- Club. Thursday Contract Club meeting with Mrs. G. ,G. Caudlll; Mrs. Htirold Mebk entertaining G N B: Club. Mrs. M. Emde entertaining C. & N. Birthday Club at Dogwood Ridge Clubhouse, 7:30 p.m. : :Mrs. 'A 1 , G. Little entertaining Thursday Luncheon Club. Mrs. A. E. Hunllcy cnlarlnUUirB Forlnlg!>tly : . Club. : •; FRIDAY Woman's Society of Christian'Ser- vice, First Methodist Clmrch, entertaining with banquet til the church, p:30 p.m., complimenting Methodist ,,Mrs.--Harry Klrliy and Mrs. L. Ei :Old. entertaining Chapter "N" of P; E. O. Slsterlicod al Klrby ionic, 12 o'clock lie-in. Bits of News Mostly, Personal Mother's Friend 5 I We Pay HIGHEST CASH PRICES I '' For ULEAN USED CARS 1 See U$ Today! "PHILLIPS MOTOR GO. Mrs. J. 11. Scott and three children Norma Faye, I/tnda Kayo and "James Robert Jr,, formerly of Memphis, arrived yesterday to make their home with Mrs. Scott's grandmother, Mrs. Prank Simmons, whllf, Mr. Scott Is In the armed forces. 'Die Rev. ana Mrs. E. C. Brown left Sunday afternoon (or Atlanta, Ga., where they arc attending the Southern Baptist Convention being held there Monday through Wednesday of this week. From Atlanta, the Hev. and Mrs. Drawn will go to points In South Carolina for a visit with relatives before returning here May 27. •Don'and Jerry Drown,.sons of the Rev. and Mrs. E. C. Brown, are spending their vacation In Texarkana, Ark.,asguests-of their grandparent';, Mr. ati(j rtrs. H. A. Williams. They were accompanied to Tcxarknna . by Miss Leona Miller, who; also is a guest of the Williams. Mrs, Fannie Alexander -left last week for Hollywood, Calif., where she will make an extended visit wldi her sister. Mrs, Parker Johnson of Newliern, Tenn., spent the weekend here as the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George O. Yates. Mrs. Carrie Orlmmctt and Mrs. W. B. Nally spent- the weekend In St. LoiiU (is the guests: of Mrs. Charles Elfrank and Mrs. C.' T. Shnmlln Jr., and Mrs. Nally's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Tliompson and [amtly. Mi's. Lanier need of Florence, Ala.,y arrived yesterday for a visit of several days with her sister, Mks- Angle Hood, and other relatives. Upon her return home Friday, she will be accompanied by Miss Hood, who plans to spend two weeks In Florence, before goln" to Coppcrhill, Tcnn.. for a visit with another sister. Mrs. J. L. Peterson. C. W. Forrest is in si. Louis undergoing treatment at the Frisco: Hospital. He went there Friday iilBht. Air. and Mrs. Roland Green had as their guests Sunday, Mrs/ Green's sister, Mrs. J. A. Plgg, Mr. PiBg and their daughter, Evelyn Jean, all of Osceola, and her brother. Carl B. Mnxwcll of Memphis. Raymond Wheeler of Detroit, Mich., is the guest of his sister, Mrs. George W. Archer ana family for two weeks. Pete Walker, who If attending Millsaps College, Jackson, Miss., under the Navy V-5-program, spent Sunday here with his mother Mrs J. T. Walker.. pf. Huffman., and his sister, Mrs: Joe K:' WacMyviMrs. Walker also had as her guest, her grandson, Kenneth Marr of Marked Happy Ending Happiness shines from the eyes of'Sisler Siglincle, as, utter 18 months of J»p imprisonment, she realizes she Is free to carry on her missionary work. She is one o! 100 religions workers rescued by victorious Allied forces at Ilollamiiaj Dutch New Guinea, «>&. Men In Service . Lieut, and Mrs. William Robert Hnrtlgan, who have been making thejr home at Columbus, Ohio, while Lieutenant Hartigan was stationed at the airfield there, have been transferred to Champaign, 111. Corp. Raymond Cook, son of Mrs Gertrude Cook, has been stationed in the Panama Canal Zone with a Headquarters Company for the past 10 months. In service for the past 10 months, .Corporal Cook recently wrote Ills mother lie had not met a single person from Arkansas during the time he' lias been out of the Stales. Lieut. Jimmie Walker, son of Mis. J. T. Walker and brother of Mrs. Joe K. Wadcly, is with the Nfii')' stationed somewhere in the South Pacific where he has been since November. 1 His brother, Pete Walker, is attending Millsaps College, Jackson, Miss., under the Na.vy V-5 program. Poison ivy is known also as poison oak. three-leafed ivy, mercury, black mercury, markweed, ind pirky. Tree/ who reports this month for induction into the Army. Miss Willie Lnwson of Little ock will- arrive tomorrow for a brief-visit' here with Miss Winnie Virgil Turner and Mrs. Roland Green. . 49 Walnut »t 5th BLUEPRINT FOR Back Yard AMERICANS, are. ff o:n ff aK!ti'ttcnin{f as never before—22,000,000 sels of siring beans will be jcrk- ing us rigbi back lo (be soil. Von'l! want In grow your own for (he fun of it as well'as (lie fond. For (be outer us well as tiic inner man. Every bile wilb alt ils fresh vitamin pack . . . every lieiui you can, of course, will be of great help in fceiliug our war. And every pinch you save on your ration' points will be just thai miirb gravy. PLANT YOUR VICTORY GARDEN NOW "Your Yard Thrives On A Liquid Diet— Keep Ir Fresh—Water It Frequently!" Blytheville Water Co. BERNARD ALLEN, Manager "Water Is Your Cheapest Commodity!" Annual Picnic For Sixth Grade Planned Tuesday The 170 sixth grade children enrolled In Lange, Central, Sudbury and Ynrhro schools arc looking forward to next Tuesday, when the annual nromollon picnic will be held at Walker Park. Mrs, R. P. Klrsliner, Mrs. J T Pox, Mrs. Cody Eaton, Mrs. Sterling Martin, Mrs. Rupert Crafton and Mrs. Shields Edwards met yesler- .clay afternoon at Centrrtf Ward school to complete plans for this year's outing. These mothers will ho in charge of the lunches and drinks Games and contests, features of the day's entertainments, arc lieini' planned by Mrs. Mnry Gill of Sutl- Ijury, Mrs. Lois Asbury of Lanijc and Miss Minnie Poster of Yarbro while Miss Ainu Peters of Sudburv and Miss Lenore Swenrlngen of Cen- trnl Ward nrc In charge of the grounds. ' ' Future First Graders To Register Thursday Registration for next year's first grade children will ue held in nil elementary schools in Blytheville Thursday afternoon, May 18 Purpose of this registration is three fold: first, lo get an estimate of IS44-45 enrollment; second to encourage parents to have ' all physical defects corrected before the child enters school in September,' and to urge complete Immunization for crery child; third to hell) (he beginner child to look forward to school as a happy experience. All beginner children will be re- quired to present a birth certificate when enrolling in September, it was announced today by Miss Winnie Virgil Turner, city supervisor of elementary schools. New Liberty News An Impressive service was held by candlelight Sunday night at New Liberty Baptist Clmrch honoring the boys In service from the community, and their mothers. The affair was arranged by the Young Women's Auxiliary of the church, under the direction of Miss Lucille Pondren,' assoclatlona) young people's counselor. The honor roll was carried Into the church by Miss Wiima Fontlren, who stood between the Christian and the American flags, carried by Miss Kate Mahan and Miss Pnralee Sheuhard. The 34 candles were lighted by Miss Sue Long and Miss Frances Long, while each mother present was given a red rosebud by Miss Allene Eubanks and Miss Dorothy Mahan Gillette. Silent prayer was offered while the hymn, "God Will Take Care of You" was softly sung by Miss Elizabeth Pierce. Miss Audra McCall. Miss Ernestine Rogers, Miss Vanita Campbell and Miss Bernice Fondren. The Rev. L-. G. Miller, pastor-at the church, closed the service with prayer. Music for the service was played by Mrs. Hilton Stcphenson. More than one-half million people in England and Wales are unmed Smith. It Is said that thunderstorms In the spring are usually an omen of colder weather at hand. Permits Are Granted ,,, j c . Two firms yesterday were granted permits by the Arkansas Corporation Commission to operate motor transport lines over Highway 61. Romle Wilson, president of the Wilson Transfer Company of Oznrk, was granted authority to haul equipment and mncliiiie'ry for the development of oil, gas, coal and equipment used in the maintenance of facilities of telephone and electric companies. Houtes he will operate over include Highway 61, West Memphis to Blytheville. The Aulo Convoy Company of Dallas was authorized to operate as 1 a common carrier of military vehicles on government bills of lading. The firm will operate over Highway, 61, Arkansas-Missouri line to West Memphis: Head courier "ew» want M* . rti I'flc.lILT! lift- formula win ua liy 'I'Jiornloii A: .Mitiur rlfnli'. i;.-[[t-vi-s j.Htf lo blirlnk sivi-lljny: s.iflin^. <;, t ?] OH liitn.- 'I'liortittiu k Minor's ]U-<MI ai:Li!i:,.iii. Of i;i>t TliorhluiL k Jllnor I:L>, l;iL Sn;H:'»Sliirl,-. t.ulu n foil- t'Clttn- inyro. T[J IIOC'J'OIIS' w;iy 'HHIAV, At nil good drug stores everywhere —in Blytheville, at Klrby Drug. GUARANTEED TIRE RECAPPING! 24 Hour Service Also—Vulcanizing- ami Tire Repair WADE GOAL GO. N. Hwy. lil CRIUNfi PRICKS Phone 2291 SENTIMENTS EXPRESSED WITH FLOWERS, properly designed, are remembered always. Our flowers are always fresh, nnd all work Is guaranteed to please. Let our enert designers help you with your floral needs ™lFLOWERSHOP 01. .., F ' T ;? - Berrte * Wt DtUver Anjwher* rh. Ul Mr*. J. M. (MM) WIUlam», owner OIen»e Kit. v PLUMBING AND HEATING Pumps . . . Well Pipes . . . 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Only Optni each night 6:30; Starts 6:49 Opens Sunday 1:00; Starts 1:15 Contlnaous Shows Sat. and Snn. Wurgatn Night Every Night Eyrepl Saturday. No pftucs honored on Sunday at the Roxy. Tuesday & Wednesday A MYSTERY (HIT YOU'LL NEVER FOR<GET!... «••*

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