The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 18, 1944 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 18, 1944
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_>AGE TWO BLYTRBVILLE (ARR.) -COURIER NEWS Crystal Shower,Is Given For Margaret Jane Acton V \ Miss Margaret Jane A;U>n, bride- elect'of Dr. Newell P. Jerome, was complimented at a crystal: shower given* last night at Hotel Noble, •fthen Mr$. Carl E. Bailey Jr., Mrs. .-Hugh WMtsltt lind Miss Mary Adah-Robinson entertained. Tilt Colonial Room Ot tlie hotol was : attractively , decorated with Spring flowers, while the gifts for the bride-elect were concealed un- der'a" large white, wedding bell. Place cards bearing the names of the bridal couple, and the date of tfie!> i coming marriage, were tied wllh ribbon bows In. the pastel shades of blue and pink. A dessert course was served us the g'ii&Ls arrived. After the •: gifts had been d!s- plajed, Uo contests weie plajed, with'the prize 1 winners presenting their ; sifts to Miss Acton. Seveinl out of town people were present for Ihe affair, uliich was attended by '40 guests. These Included Mrs,-James Newell Jerome of Wilson, mother of the brida- groori-elecl. lib sisler, Miss Rjiila Jerome, 'Mrs. Baker 'Springfield and Mrs John Jacob; all of Wilson. Mrs. Porlls \ Tiirrentlne of Osceola, Mrs N B Hcjviood and daughter, -Miss- Iria. Jane Hey wood, both^of,,Tillsia, • Okla., and. Mrs. George Scdlt Ptiryeor of Memphis. » • * Paity This Morning Honors Miss'Margaret Jane Acton Mrs. Melvin - Halsell: and. Miss Patricia Wise.- assisted. by , their mothers,'.'Mrs.* C. L, Knbers and Mrs.,Lloyd Wise, entertained this n -jrnlng at the Nabers homr on West" Walnut in..compliment lo MIss'iMargarot Jane 'Acton, whose innri'iageuto. Dr. Newell P. Jerome will be solemnized tomorrow night. The 12. guests Included only members of the-• wedding party, out-of-town •; guests here . for the weddjng, and the family of tho bridcjelcct: * The one..large 'table 'nit' which the guests v,ere seated for the Uo-rflurse breakfast yas cenUied vulh a silver' bowl filled with roses and Cornflowers The pastel color scheme was further carried out m the handmade place cards painted in pink and blue, and In tlie corsage of variegated sweetpeas which marked • the place of the guest-of honor. Miss Acton was presented with china in her selected pattern Out-of-town guests present were Mrs James Nfev<cll Jerome -\ni daughter Miss Fonda Jerome, I oil of Wilson, Mis George Scott Pur- 5earner Mc'mphls, v Mrs ( N B Heyiood and daughter, Miss Inu Jane. Heywood, Oklif both of Tulsa Mrs. Modinger Entertains Mrs. E. R. Lancashire was a gnesl at Ihe weekly party of the Town and country Chit) held yesterday at (he home of Mrs. Cornelius Mod- inger, Roses were arranged throughout the entertaining rooms of Uic Modinger home. High score prize, defense stamps, was awarded Mrs. Lancashire, with second high won by Mrs, G. O. Caudlll, before light refreshment/; were served. Mrs. Fowlston Presents Pupils At Musical Tea Mrs. Dalton C. Fowlston enttr- talned yesterday afternoon at her home at 1101 Chlckasawba Avenue, when she presented .several of her Piano and voice students at n musical tea. Red roses mid Iris In various hues. were attractively arranged In the Hying room of the Fowlslon apartment, while the tea' table was centered, with a cryslai bowl filled with pink roses and pink cornflowers, mingled wilh' blue Dutch Irts. Tall white tapers In crystal holders completed Die decoration of the Inble, from which <m assorl- mehl of party foods was served. iVfrs, W. L. Homer and Mrs. Samuel F. Norrls presided at the refreshment table. Tlie following program was presented: "Gretchcn Dancer." Mllo Stevens, Sue Jobe: "Jack-ln-the Pulpit," and "Tlra-llra-llra," vocal olos by Mnry Ann McConnell: Avalanche," Stephen Heller. Kalh- rlne Weslbrook: "o Rest in the j>rd," Mendelssohn and "Ich Llebe Men'." Grieg, sung by Miss Lois "Mi: "Ave Maria." Schubert, and My Mother Bids Mo Bind My Hair,"'Handel, sung by Miss Mary 'nn Parks: Adagio from "Moon- ght Sonata," Beethoven, Miss Alice Marie Ross: "Polish Dance," Scharwenkn, Mrs; Paul • Mason: Adele's Laughing Song from "Tlie Sat' by Johann Strauss, sung by Mrs. Farmer England." Mrs. Lee Compliments VIrs. Anthony At Luncheon Mrs. George M. Lee ,was hostess o 12 giicsls ye-slerday when slie entertained at Hotel ' Noble in special compliment lo her liouse- gucsC'Mrs. W. O. Anthony of Chicago, a former resident of Blylheville; . . ' . The gucsls. all longllmc friends of the lionorce, were sealed for luncheon al a lablc 'arranged In the Colonial Room of Uic hotel A 'palrlotic color scheme of red white nnd blue was carried out ii the ^centerpiece" .-Kir;, the ' table .which was formed of mock orange mid hedge blossoms, red rosebuds and blue cornflowers. Baccalaureate Program to Open Commencement Activities Here Bii thday Party Is Given *• MfS. .William Tnvls entertained 16 children Saturdaj afternoon at her Jiome on Lilly Street-In honor a'f her granddaughter. Shirley Mae-Travis, who celebiated her birthdaj ,that daj Games and contests amused the children during .the afternoon, before r refreshments of sandwiches. iced i'drinks, ice cream, and blrth- d&y "cake were served. Mrs Travis Has assisted by Mrs Irene Davis, aunt of Shirley Mae. Commencement week for Bly-1 heville high school seniors will >c formally inaugurated Sunday flernoon wllh Baccalaureate serv- ces to be held at 0:30 o'clock at laley Field. Tlie Hov, 3. P. Wllford, pastor of First Methodist Church, will deliver the Baccalaureate address, laving chosen as. his topic "Splrit- ml Offensive." Special nuuilo for the occasion ms been arranged by members of .lie high school band and glee clul), under the dlrect'/m of Miss Carolyn Haley.. As »• prelude Ihe band will be :ieavd In a pastoral, "Pilgrims' Prayer," while llio "March from Allmllq."- .Mendelssohn, will be used as-Ihe processional, when Ihe radualcs In -their black caps and ;owns. will march In lo lake their appointed places for Uic service. Members of the girls' filee club will sing, - "I will Bxlol Thee," VVohfell, and Ihe mixed chorus will sing Ihe "Hallelujah Chorus" from Handel's "Tlie Messiah." Wagner's "Pilgrims' Chorus" will be used as the recessional, lo be played by (he baiid. Senior class night .will bo held Thursday night, May 25, at 8 o'clock at the high school auditorium, with graduating exorcises scheduled for the following night, 8 o'clock,. at Haley Field, when Forrest Rozzell, field secretary for Ihe Arkansas Educational Association, Lltlle' Rock, will deliver the commencement address. Members of the senior class arc Hugh Atkins. Paul Bnjnrekl. William Roy Calvin, Haysc Daniels, Pillion Ellis, Bobby Flnklea, Louis Green, Connie Hay, Harold Hodge, Calvin Holllngsworlli, Wayne Huff, Hudolph' Lambert. Bryce Lnyson. Joe Lintzerilch. George Moore, Gerald Oxford. Everett Peterson. Jack Pollard, Robert Purllo, Os- wnrd Rnltiey. Kenneth Richardson, J. w. Hoden. Jack Skelton, Charles Stafford, Hnl Thompson, Hrirolcl Thompson, Theodore Wahl, Ear: Walker, Edwin Weednian. Dougla: Wilson, Martin Woo<l. \ , Anna Mne , Aulen, Willie Mae Bell, Frances Sue Bright, June Caslllo, Margaret Crook, Rosalie Duclqs, Frnncciln Fislier, June Martin Gosncll, Mars' Gray, Maur- cnc -Hawkins, Waurenc Hawkins Hclma ingrld . Johnscn. Artallne Lee, Mary. L6u Lovelace, Nane'j McGIll, Alice McGregor, Cnralyr McLcod, Elizabclh Mitchell, Murj "ruckoH Moore. . ' v / - h \' Vivian Moore, Virginia' Morelaiid, Jeanne Morris. Mary Catherine THURSDAY, MAY 18, Margie Robertson, Betty Rodgers, Amelia Sallba, Floy Ann ,amplo, Dorothy Jane Sneed am {alie Thompson. Diplomas will be awarded In jvpj'al boys wlio are attending, colleges throughout the country inclcr the accelerated program. These include Steve Brooks, Billy iross, Harry A. Halnes, Philip teed, Dick Slacy, and Herbert Swearlngen. Jr. Names of Hie valedictorian, sal- .ilotorlan, and Ihe names of Ihe winners of the various honor nedals, will be made known later, t was announced today by Mlas nosa Hnrdy. high .school principal. Army Couple To Wed At Posl Chapel Sunday Mrs. Lundle Mtcars of Tcxarkana, Texas, today announced the engagement and approaching marriage of iicr daughter, Corp. Wnnda L. Mtears of Randolph Field, Texas; .0 Corp. Christopher C. Scallsl of New York, aim Blyllievllle Army Air Field.. The marriage will be solemnized Sunday.afternoon, 2 o'clock, at Ihe >osl chapel, wllh Ihe Rev. J. P. McConnell, assistant pastor of Ihe Im- iiacnlatc Conception Church, officiating. . . Corp. Mlears will,be attended by torn. Lois V. While.of Randolph Field, while Corporal Scalisl's best nan will bo Sergl. Pele Saverlo of Blytheville Army Air Field. Lieut, Inrm T. Kunow, also of Randolph Field, will give Ihe bride In marriage. The bride-elect came to Blytheville when Hie Air WAO recruiting slallon first was aclivaled three innnlhs ago. Corporal Scallsi, who is the son of Mr. nntl Mrs. Mariano Smtisl of New York, has ycen stationed at tiw local field for more thiin a year. Club, Guests Entertained The presence of Ihrec visitors gave special Interest, lo the meeting of Ln Neuve Club Tuesday night when Mrs. Richard Bland Logan Jr., entertained the group al lier home ou West Main. Guesls were Mrs. Harold Haggmnn of Tallulah, La., Mrb Jack Chamblln and Mrs. Joe Diim- neil. Gladioli, roses and oilier Spring flowers were attractively arranged throughout the entertaining rooms. Mrs. Haggman received high guest prize, while Miss Mary Adnh Robinson had high score among club members and Mrs. • Melvin Halsell second-high. A dessert course was served. Wiss Webb Is Bride Of Lieut. Richards Announcement have been received In Blylheville of the marriage of nebcccah Webb, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Perry Flint Webb of Sun Antonio, Texas, l/> Lieut, (j.g.) FiX'd Vick Richards, of the Medical Corps. United Stales Naval Reserve, Tlie marriage was .solemnized on April 29 at 8 p. m., at First Baptist Church In San Antonio, where tlie bride's father is pastor. The Webb family lived In Bly- Iheville for several years while the Rev. Mr. Webb was pastor of First Bnpllst Church here. Bits of Nev/s"" 'Mostly; Pjersonal Lieut. Francis Elder, who has Jcen on active duty In the Pacific with Hie Navy, left today after a iM'lcf visit here with friends. Lieu- tcnanl Rider, who received his promotion to senior grade three cliiys after returning to the United Stales, Is a former employee of the ter, Miss Jna Jane Heywood, of Tulsa, OXla.. arrived yesterday to be the guests of Mrs. Heywood's sister, Mrs. Floyd H. Acton and her daughter. Miss Margaret Jane Aci,on. Miss Heywood will serve as a bridesmaid In Miss Acton's wedding to Dr. Newell Jerome, which will be solemnized tomorrow night at First Presbyterian <J;iurch. Other guests who arrived yesterday for the wedding arc Mrs. George Scott Purycar of Memphis, who will serve as matron of honor, and G. E. Nelson of New York, longtime friend of the Acton family. • Mrs. Harry Gross of Nashville, Tcnn., Is the guest of her cousins. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Florman. Mrs. J. F. Livingston underwent a major operation Monday morning at Memphis Baplist Hospital. Mr. Livingston and their dwghtv, Mrs. Glenn Bennett of Humboldt, Teim., are with her. Mr. anj Mrs. John Wright and their son, Vcrnon Wright, a marine officer of the A.T.S.. stalloried at New Orleans, have been Die guests of Mr. Wright's sister, Mrs, Llllie Sisk, and his brother, George Wi'ighl. Mr. and Mrs. Wright live at Halls, Tenn. While here they attended (he funeral of Howard Drew.saugli of Dell, who wns a cousin of Mrs. Wright, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Ward will Icuve Saturday for Hardy, Ark., where they wll] spend the Summer at Camp Hio Vista, which they are Arkansas-Mlssourl^Powei- Company, j opening for ' the season. Mr. ami , Mis ward arrived In Blylheville last \veek to make their home with his mother, Mrs. L. L. Ward, fol- Mr. and Mrs. Crawford M, No ble returned last night from Miami Beach, Fla., where they spent the pail six months at their Winter home. Mrs. H. J. Kimbro of Joncsboro. arrived this afternoon to spend Ihc weekend here as the guest of Mrs. E. A. I-'lslier nnti family, coming over especially to be with Mrs. Robert E. Lee King, who Is visiting here iis the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Samuel F.'Norrls anj family. :Mrs. Selma Levy Allenberg nnd Mrs. Joe Sllverberg of Memphis spent yesterday here wllh Mrs. Al- leuberg's father. B. H. Levy. : Mrs. N. B. Heywood and daugh- lowing his graduation from Washington and Lee University. Lexington. Vti. Mrs. O. A. Lowe returned to her home in Mlllington, Tcnn.. yesterday after n week's visit here with her son. J. Cecil Lowe and.. family. She was called here : bccaiise of the illness of Mr. Lowe, who now has recovered. Mrs. E. A. Goodrich.'is visiting In Gilberlsvillc. Ky., as Ihe guest of her daughter. Mrs. John Thomas and Mr. Thomas. She left Sunday. Mrs. J. P. Newel! Jr., and her son, J. P. 'Ill,* returned yesterday to their home In Memphis after a visit o/ several days with her mother, Mrs, Leslie Hooper, Mr. and Mrs, Kelsey Wright and Iwo daughlers, of Halls, Tcnn.. were Ihc guests yesterday of Mrs. Llllle Sisk, having come to attend tlie funeral of Howard Brewsaugh of Dell, Mrs. Nelson Meyers and Infant daughter, Linda Jo, of Columbus, Miss.,' are the guests this sveek of Mrs. Meyer's parents, Mr. ancf Mrs. N. W. Brigham. Mrs. J. A. Leech 'Is spending three weeks at Buttle Creek, Mich. Mrs. Paul jobc will spend the weekend in Litllc Hock with Private Jobe, who Is taking his basic training there at Camp Robinson. Miss Belle Whitsitt and her sister, Mrs. Joe Trice, of Jonesboro, arrived Ihis morning to spend several days here as guests of their sister, Miss Alice Whitsilt. Corp. William II. Burton relurn- ed this morning to New Orleans, La., niter spending a 15-day furlough here with Mrs. Burton and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Bert N. Lamb and family yesterday moved Into the home they recently purchased from Mr. and Mrs. Fred Carlcck. at 21-1 East Davis. At the Hospitals Walls Hospital Admitted- Born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mays, Roseland, a son this morning. Dismissed— Billie Shradcr, Steele, Mo. Shirley Jo Haynes. Annorcl. Blytheville Hospital Admitted— Mrs. M. H, Garner. Charier Oak Mo, Horn to Scrgt. and Mrs. Clifford Harmon, city, a daughter this morning. Dismissed— John Richard' Nelson, city. Eugene Quails, city. Mre. Anthony. * * • Card Club Is Entertained Mock orange and honeysuckle decorated the Don Edwards Ijome yesterday afternoon when Mrs. Edwards wns hostess lo members of Ihe Friendly Seven club, recently organized by a group o[ friends who plan lo meet weekly for mi afternoon of cards. Mrs. Joe Hornby was a guest at yeslerday's party. .Following an afternoon spent at, cards, a sandwich plale with Iced drinks was. served. It's Ihc go-everywhere.., gowith'-cverylhing shade for spring Choose it in (rim, tailored, young Gold Cro» S5x>r» of wearable, walkable calf. Suptti, f,« and amwin mileage in e-,-cry p.if v % *er OVM JO y.on ni (ltd 3lio». . . . Vntlielltngtd vol u , „( The Family Shoe Store . MiJn PhOM ||OW TO RUIN DRESSES AND LOSE FRIENDS %* It;» tragic how some girls los» ilu-ir 2. Prevents nn.lcr-nrm o.lor. Help, tncnils and rum ihcir drcsacs bcrausn »IC|> ]>cr8|>iraiioii safely. save dreasos. it' a cosy to save friend ° 4. No'wi.iling io ,1ry. Gm l, 0 ,, sc d UMArrHl.llioHewcrcomileocIcraiiL right after eliaving. SSSSSfe^te .^Jasssssisjr these 5 reasona: r.iuon. lustitinc of Lautldcrinf; — liann- >1" for ' Icsa 10 fabric. Veo Arriifrc 8 iilarly '- D« S ,,otirri la ,c f Uin. no c 3 ,;o lro t ffi±teft&.- . <Ire*sca or men's shins. 10c, 3!)u atul 59c a jar. SENTIMENTS EXPRESSED WITH FLOWERS, properly designed, are remembered always. Our flowers are always fresh, ond all work is guaranteed to please. Let our exoert feigners help you with your floral needs. ^FLOWER SHOP F.TJJ. SCTfeo w* DtltYM Anywher. "^ «1 Mri. J. M. (MM) WHU»nu, We Pay HIGHEST CASH PRICES For CLEAN USED CARS See Us Today! PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. Tel «5J Walnut »t 5th AT Open Door to Summer! SUMMERil MILLINERY WITH ONE PURPOSE nt '' '" : ^; ; VS V Off-Face Brims Saucy Sailors Tiny Ca/ofs Shining flower-blooming straws'misty jwitli sheer veiling for season-long 'clinrm. In popular pnslelx, dark accent tones. Wide-Brimmed Beauties Youthful Half-Hats Forward-Tilted Styles Eye-shading sheer straw brims, pert back-on-the-head styles veiled and flowered, suit-type tailored straws for a)! occasions. Donald Gentry, city. Mrs. Fi'ona Harkey, city. Memphis Mclhoillsl Hospital Admitted— •• Mrs. C. P. Balrd, Caruthersvllle, Mo. Divorce Suits Filed Filing divorce sulis recenlly In Chancery Court arc the following- Ulllan Baker vs. Columbus M. Baker; Niles Linden Welch vs Ether Nodena Welch; Jerry Earl Gardner vs. Evelyn Gardner; Geoi'ge C. Ford Jr., vs. Marjorle Pord, and victo- ria Holllnger vs. George Thomas Hollingcr. Coming Eventi FRIDAY Woman's Soclely of Christian Service, First Methodist Church, entertaining wllh banquet at Ihe church, 0:30 p.m., complimenting Methodist' Seniors. Mrs. Harry Klrliy nnd Mrs. L. E. Old entertaining Chapter "N" of P. E. o. Sisterhood at Kirhy home, 12 o'clock neon. MARGARET'S BEAUTY SHOP 104 B. First Phone 2532 Bring Us Your Beauty Problems By Appointment The Gift Shop Modem and Antique Gifts COSMETICS BABY GIFTS GREETING CARDS NOVELTIES A Gift For Everybody Ingram Bldj. rhonc MM MOSS BRYAN •••^^•••••^^•mna >• ^iHip i»a-«mM III/ Cootinnons Showi Every Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN 1:90 a.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:30 pjn. 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