The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 31, 1944 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 31, 1944
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 1944 Identify Body Of Woman As Mrs. Jewett DURHAM, N. C., May 31. ( Un _ The body of Mrs. E. M. Jewell wealthy Boonville. Mo., woman whose grandson Udward J. Martin of v Charlotte, is clmrged here with her murder, will be sent to Boonvllle today for burial. ., A " autopsy yesterday established Uiat the body found weighted on the bollom of Eastwood Lake Saturday was beyond doubt that of Mrs Jcwettl Coroner Roman A. Harton said (hnt death probably was caused by a severe blow across the front light side of tbe skull by n heavv instrument. In addition there were 25 or 30 stab wounds in the body. Harton said Identification of the body ns that of Mrs. Jewctt was mode possible chiefly by matching of upper jn\ v ptatcs, found in the glove compartment of n car Mai-tin had been driving before his arrest with the victim's upper juw. Solicitor William Murdock said that he does not know whether the case against Martin will be ready for trial al the next session of Durham county Superior Court on June 2C. I»,YTHEVILLR (ARK,) COURIER NEWS Summer Necessities 1 * r?i HE PICTURESQUE AND COS'lFOKTAHl,E IN I»I,KASAN' : "*™™ Demonstratiori? Club News Notes The Yarbro Home Demonstratioi Club was entertained last week nl the- home of Mrs. Clinton Abbott when Mrs. Zoe Thompson was co- hostess. The house was decorated with colorful Sprint' flowers from the ) )O s ( less' garden.. t The 18 members present answered roll call will) a conservation suggestion on war-short products. Mrs. Ross Moore gave the devotional, and Mrs. Abbott read a poem, "Called My G. I.", written by Hob- ei-t Thompson, son of Mrs. Zoe Thompson. Club members voted to have a picnic Sunday night, June 11, al G o'clock, at Walker Park for husbands and families of the members. Mrs. Markharn, a club member who was celebrating her 75th birth day, was given a handkerchief show er by the club. The business meeting was presided over by Mrs. George Bunch, president, and refreshments of a salad plate with iced drinks were served during the social hour which followed. Mrs. J. W. Purtlc and Mrs. Ross were guests. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Elza.Wheeler on June 13. Members of the Missislppi County P.O. Pin-Up Marguerite -Chapman -moilds'ea'y cotton blouse and skirt BY F.PSIK KINAK1) NEA Staff Writer ' NEW -YORK.—If you' want to be more picturesque than bare In your off-duty clothes, there are gala togs in bloomy colors and peasaht- .influenced .styles that oblige. What's more, they are .very discreet about where they expose you. On tli e theory that the midriff Is a good spot to expose—good because a bared middle keeps you more comfortable when Die thermometer soars—there is a popular half-blouse style which covers you up al the top but is bobbed off where . your last rib stops. This play-tog fashion is going .the rounds. with skirls, with shorts; with slacks. Teamed up with slacks of coral-colored rayon, one halved blouse of flower-printed pique, which yon see nt the right made a hit when it was recently modeled at the Waldorf-Astoria. If you want to play,up to Ihe gnl- lery in your stay-at-home clothes, and at the snme time use, these as the backbone of an informal summer wardrobe, gay peasant-influenced styles will fill the bill. Prom Mexico, Gautemala and n : half dozen other neighbors south of the border come . ideas, "native styles and sometimes brilliant cottons /or blouse and skirt fashions to make you look as gnltt as • a musical comedy cutie, while you take your ease on n terrace, patio, rooftop or in your own back ynrd. Typical of these fashions is the outfit modeled by Columbia star Marguerite Chapman. The dark cotton skirt is band-, cd ' willr. Guatemalan embroidery and the white blouse—also cotton- is trimmed with red aiid blue braid which pick up'bright color notes in the skirt. - Itayon slacks und printed mid- ritf team for coloi'Iul play. togs. I Jean Parker, above, curvilinear .cutie of the screen, is the gal •Army mail clerks in Italy say they would tnpsl like to play VvLtV'Posl Office" with. «^'/5 l .,: DANCE Thursday — Friday — And Saturday Nights 9:30 to 1 O'Clock In the Beautiful Blue Room of. the HOTEL NOBLE Admission 65c Incl. Tat Home Demonstration Council held their regular monthly Saturday at the Woman's Club, with a pot-luck luncheon served at 11:30'.'• Following luncheon, Mrs. J. u Watson, president, opened the business meeting by leading iii repeti- .ion of the American Creed.- Demonstrations were . given by Miss Cora Lee Colcman, who showed low to make a baby bonnet, and Mrs. Watson showed a comfort )ieced from silk scraps and lined with silk. Thrift garments made from material that has been used before for some other purpose than clothing before being made into garments were displayed, with first prize won' by Mrs. W. J. Field. Second place n the contest for remodeled' gar- nenls, garments in which Ibe con- eslnnt has made either a minor or i major change, went to Mrs. Otto Bradberry, while Mrs. Uila Swihnrt won third prize with her thrift gar- nent. Miss Bales, state specialist in Home Industries, will give a demonstration in mending furniture springs at the meeting to be held June 7 at Mrs. Swihnrl's honie, two and a half miles south of Lcachville. Miss Ccleman, county home demonstration agent, asked that all members of the club attend this nicotine if possible, when pot-luck lunch will be served at 11:30 o'clock. Various home 'demonstration clubs voted to serve as hostesses al the U. S. o. on the following dales- June 4, Gosnell; June 11, Rocky and Fan-view; June 18, Yarbro; June-25 Box Elder and Skidwoy; July 2 Plat Lake; July 0, Lost Cane; Jnlj Iti, Armorel; July 23, Dogwood; July 23. Dogwood; July 30, Blackiratcr. The business meeting closed with the club collect. New Baptist Missionary Assigned To County The Rev. M. E. Wiles, who for the'past three years has been missionary of Uie Bartholomew Association, with headquarters at Warren, Ark., will arrive in Dlytheville tomorrow to make his home. He comes to begin his work as Baptist missionary of the Mississippi County /Baptist Association, with headquarters in Blytlieville. Mrs,Wiles plans to join her husband in (.he near future Mississippi County Baptist Asso- comprised of 34 churches, 2i of which have full time pastors. Total membership In these churches is U,300 members China has only 10.000 motor trucks to supply an army of several millions. It Takes Only 3 Minutes To Open A Charge Account A I N -*^' ,.;•«*'.accident I Reputation doesn't "just happen.". It is'always" tti? result of a definite policy, faithfully maintained ove j.pctlod of yearj. From the very beginning of thii jbuiiMfi^ii his beta out suict policy to sell only ^iirnoods ol toe. quality T". at prices dial represent teal savings. To this rule ihctcjiavc been no cxcep- jioot. There will be ooBt. " FITZPATRICK Jewelry Store Holiday Accidents Claim Lives Of 248 Petsons CHICAGO, May 31, (UP)—The nation's violent deutli loll from the long holiday weekend is reported al 218. The loll from' mldiilsjlil Friday until mUtulghl yesterday Ineludes W drownings, 17 tratllc fatalities and 102 victims of oilier accidents. . California led the notion wll'ii So violent deaths. Included are 12 N:iVnl filers killed last night In Ihe collision ot n neuter plane and ti Llbnra- (or bomber, near San Dlcgo. Indiana run a close Second with 2-1 violent dentlis. New York reported 23 fatalities. Seaman Max Oth Webb Undergoes Appendectomy Wax Oils Webb, seaman 2-c, who Is serving with the Navy somewhere In the Pacific, recently underwent nn appendectomy In a base hospital, according [ 0 Information received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Otis Webb. In a letter received from n friend aboard the ship on which Mr. Webb serves, his parents were assured of Ids rapid recovery. He has bmi In service for n year. Clear Lake News Thi) Ctair Luke Women's Missionary Union met Thursday afternoon nl the church with 11 members present. The meeting was called to order by Mrs. I,. G. Scott, mid the Bible study was given by Airs, Walter Worsley. Several songs were sung, and prayers were oilen'il by Mm. Walter Lunsfuul nhd Mrs. K. A. Austin, before the program on "The Middle Kingdom" was presented by Mrs..Ua?«l Ellis. She was. assisted Airfield's Distinctions. Soon to'Be Lost J'"W --••* i j v,.;; ;•, r< ; , T .._ ,, .,1 f'li 1 . 'l i >,' '{!' j' ;i >! t ' i Combat ah-U-nnsnort n, ihe pictiire I S Ihe first to hncl on^th^now al ' c , ° S s'eV w shows location ol Enunui In conncclion with-Tokyo. . Mrs. Mnhic Harmon who spoke on The KingV Power In China," Mrs. M Davis, whose topic was "Klhg- Itmi Woi-k in Gcctiploii Chlnu," Mrs. iulh Ashley, who dlscnssed "Klhi-- niii Work In Free Chlnu", Mrs )nn Urard, who talked of "I'taling the IliniBry", and by Mrs. Curlls ISllls, who told of "Tlio Future of KiiiKdotn Work In Chltui." The mecllni! w»s closed with prayer by Mrs. U a. Scott,. Ili'i 1 Own Nj-lon 'CVIlins' WCKCESUW, Mnss, (UP) i'. I'd like to find sonic store 1 where I mil buy nylon stockings," n woman told n laxtaib driver. "Well, ludy," ciime the reply. "I know of one ]>!ntc but they wml $12.M a pair," "Oh uomlness," Mild . |hq woman. "I'M already paying S10 n pnlr and I'think thiifs enounh." Red Cross'-Safety Swimming Prt / To Start Soon .. Mrs George M. Lqc, who Is chairman of the safely swimming project of the American lied Cross in Crilck- asnwb.1 District, U)day'announced O that plans me being perfected for, the piagnun /or this Summer.,*- 1/1 Clause? arc being arranged for all ages from seven years up, when even Ihe beginner* will be- taughtv- to swim coneclly and safely, v and f- how to help others when an emer- n. gency arises r . "', The course for those who expect *•• to go into sci vice will enable them ' to cioss water safely, and to BUT-' Mve it forced Into It, ns the classek '. will be iniighl what to do In cose of nn overturned',boat; .-.'.' V ';••>•: ' .$ Miss Allca Saliba,'' who i wSs in^ charge of Ihe clnsxes.last Summer. >> will again be nn Instructor, arid of-'"?' flclnls arc hoping to secure another'''" Instructor to nsslst Miss Saliba In'"" order; that larger numbers of per- ; sons may ue Inkon core'of, Mrs.'J^ee'*- said. •..:.".-•• cy. ,.;-.•';, •'"'"''.• Announcement: 'of .'registration".' date foi 1 the.classes; will] bei'rnaile-'j'i soon, with liitcrcslcd"|>ersbife ; iiskeU' 1 "'' to watch for the,dale.-';•:' ''.'].:•'•• •'•';;' '"• ' ' ' :—^-.,''r' ; • : . '-." Infant Daughter Dies',"•'•' •'' Barbara 'Ann.Spann', : on'c'dpy-oid'" 1 daughter of Corp.'nnd Mrs'.-.Ivle *.'''• Spann. dtcil nt:6: o'clock' last/hlghV" nl walls' Hospital,'She" was the";6nly "' child of the couple. Corporal-'Snakiri' Is stnttoiiivr 'nt Ihe Dlyllicvtllr Af>'' A " my Air Field, •' •' ';'•;•'•''^*Cf|BB' 1'Mnci'til services .were, h'eW at r -i 1;30 o'clock thLi afterrioon at'Maple •'drove Cemetery, 'wlth-'tKe.>Revv<ifr--<' E. Slmms, paslor'of : l!u!:Assembly'bf -*•• God .Church,;'.officiating'.' '.:••;•"*/ •'•'.' ; ::> Cobb'« In r charg e --' i of. nrrangcmcnUi. 1 . .. ' V • • \y^ obacco

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