The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 9, 1944 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 9, 1944
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.fAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Miss Darby Will Marry 'Army Air Forces Officer i.Mr.'ond Mrs,- William Rex Darby cf During, Mo., t<xJ4j' announced the engagement and approaching niarrSdge of their daughter, Miss ^Isry. 'Frances Darby to Lieut. Sarlton Francis Wells, son of Mr. and Mrj.i Fred Kverett Wells ot gouth -Dearfleld, Mass. . :«.Plans 'for the marriage, which will occur In the near future, will be announced )at«r. • • Miss Darby, who Is the niece of Mr. .and Mrs. R. L. Wade ot Bly- ttevllle, was graduated Irom Deering high scb.ool • and served as school secretary for two years prior to waning to Blytheville wlier'e she lias' been employed at Blytheville Arrhy Air Field since shortly after if was ".'activated.' • ^Lieutenant Wells. was a gage inspector at Ihe, Greenfield Tap nnd £ie Company at Greenfield, Mass., jnior- to .entering the Army • Air iorce$..*He .receivecl his wings .and (Jornmksloii , at. Blytheville -Army 4ir Field. In March, -1943, and '/he ijow Is. stationed ; there where lie IE a squadron commander. f ' • *!*.*Club, Guests Entertained J Mrs. Ray Hall, who. often plnys bridge wilh members of the Double Hour Club entertained that group jfcsterday afternoon at her home on IJcnrii street, .when snc nlso was iKistess to. two. ..guests, Mrs. Joe Hughes and Mrs. Ottis Shepherd. >Oladloli, sweetpeas and columbine from the colorful garden of the hostess; 1 " were, attractively arranged in the living room of tlie home. In the bridge, games played, during the afternoon, Mrs.: Boy Rca and Mrs. 'Joe' Hughes made high score 1 among" members and guests resoec- A sandwich plate with Iced drinks was served. • •' r • Birthday Party Is Given Mrs. Leo Stephens entertained 20 boys and girls yesterday afternoon at the Stephens home at icic He>m Street, celebrating the birthdays of Alice Faye Stephens, wlio was four, nnd Alma Mae Stephens who was three. Games and contests entertained the youngsters for several hours before refreshments of ice cream and blrlhday cake were served; Mrs. Stephens was as.sts.ted In entertaining by Mrs. Sam Williams and Mrs. J. B. Fisher. * « • Mrs. Nunn Is Hostess During tlio coming Summer months, members of the Prlda) luncheon Club w j)l meet for their weekly bridge games in the morning, when light .refreshments will be .served, replacing the regular luncheon parties they-have during 'the Winter month's, • •.. • ;-• Mrs. Mnryln Nunn wns • hostess to Inc.. group for the first of- the mornjiig parties when she entertained yesterday, at her home on Wnlmit':Street, when' all members were present. High scoro prize was received by Mrs. C. F. Tucker an,j second high by Mrs.. James Hill Jr, Light refreshments were served » * * Final Summer U.D.C. Meet Helcj Yesterday Ahernqpn Sixteen members of the Elliott Fletcher Chapter of the United Daughters;of the Confederacy uU tended the cpvercd dish luncheon given yesterday afternoon- at • the home of Mrs. Ley Welch on West Ash. . Bouquets of mixed Summer flowers were arranged throughout the house, while luncheon was served '. ^l^ refused to slny unless Sva put in a production linel KILL THE ENEMlf who's after your BLOOD! Spray FLIT on all mosquitOM ... it'i an my way to kill '»m quick. Beit of all it wipei out Anopheles . : . . the mosquito that spread! malaria Yes 1 Flit not only mows down ,thi> carrier, of Jueale . ... but killi tha baby Arioph»lei, when sprayed on stagnant water* where it breeds. Arm yourielf wilh Flit, today I FLIT kills fliei, into, moth), bedbugs and all mosquito**. .vpE SURE IT'S PUT! ^ - Sewing ; Machine Operators WANTED! : Ages 17 to 40 Preferable Now is the time to get employment in an essential industry that will continue after the war. ', Apply at the U. S. Employment Office 118 South Second Street, or Rice Stix Factory N ° 3 If you are working in essential employment V' . do not apply. SftlTIMENTS EXPRESSED WITH FLOWERS, LFLOWERSHOP Rain-or-Shine Coats (From i,or<i.iSi ..Taylor) KI'SIE KINAKI) NKA Staff Wrilcr NEW YORK,—To make you lyri- al in a downpour, new raincoat ashlons are so light-hearted In color mi style that you may wonder why n the past the prevailing color was i mud-pud/lte tan and why ttic styl- ne was ns glum as a bad weather eport. The answer to Hint one Is that deuce obliges now with emulsion atlis to make good-looking dress .ibrlcs—solid color and gaily print- d cottons, rayons, silks, linens and woolens—water repellent nnd soit- eslstant. Taking over these, fabrics, deslgn- rs have gone to town on ISU vuln- r-shlne coats. .They've given many f these double-purpose wraps not nly the style fling of their lives but Iso sou'wester hoods, hats, and cajxs o match, such as the ensembled red nd black tussuh coat i.nd baby- ufTet style from the dining table, •hich was centered wi!h a low owl of mixed flowers.-,As this''\yaii the .final meeting or the Summer months, 'reports of arious activities carried- out by ie organization were given, in- iu'ding- the bingo party given nt he USD on April 2!) for service ion, snd a report on ; the con- ributlon made by the chapter to- •ard ..sending Bibles to the service ten overseas. bonnet-type of hat shown at the -right. What—besides its gay print— (fives tills cont Its /ling nt high style arc the full dollinan sleeves which tie nt the wrist and wind up with ruffles, nnd the draw siring belt that ties with a bow. In addition to modest checks, other print patterns used for raincoats include polka dots, candy stripes and bold plaids. Style innovations give you cavalier's capes, velvet collars, nnd the military dash of im officer's* trench coat, an influence which'you sec in the plnlcl cotton coat—colors nre combinations of brown or blue- shown at the left. Here the style accent Is on a big lapel collar and u swagger-type tle-lt-on belt. Roseland Girl Dies Yesterday Of Long Illness -Alma Monlcnc Parrish. 11-year- old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. L Parrish of Roseland, died at 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon nt Walls Hospital. She had been ill of dropsy for several years. Besides her parents she leaves two sisters, Ruth Parrish and Marie Parrish, both at home, and two brothers, James Pnrrish, at home nnd Pvl. Burl Parrish with American Army in Italy. Funeral, services were held at 2 FRIDAY, JUNE 0, 19-14 ! Bits of News Mostly Personal Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe Is spending several days In Osceola as the guest ••>( relatives. Dr. Frank G. Smith of Omaha, Neb., arrived yesterday for an extended visit with his daughter, Mr?. R, F, Klrshner and family. Mrs. Roland Green is In Memphis where she Is the guest of relatives. Nlta Rose Hall is spending several days in Memphis where she is tlic guest of her aunt, Mrs. w. G. Maxwell and family. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Humphrey, Mr. nnd Mrs. N. J. Humphrey and Mrs. C. A!. Oliver returned yesterday from Bertram}, Mo., where they attended the funeral of Mrs. J. H. Humphrey's sister, Mrs. Arch Hall. Col. and Mrs. R. L. Stranathan of Maxwell Field, Ala., will arrive here Tuesday for a visit with Mr. and Mrs. liaker Wilson. Mrs. R. C. Holllday and daughter, Miss Dorothy ' Holliday, of Frcdwlcksburg. Vn., arrived yesler- -day for an extended visit with Mrs. Holllday's sister, Mrs. J. C. Ellis Sr., and Mr. Eilis at Barfleld. Mr. and Mrs. Ellis have ns their guest her mother, Mrs. E. E. HcilRC of Bil.oxi, Miss., who is recuperating from a severe illness. Mrs. G. C. Hawks returned yesterday from a seven-weeks visit in Los Angeles, Calif., where she was the guest of her daughter, Mrs. A. SI. Uwrcnce and family. MIS. R, L. Mitchell Is ill at the home of Mrs. John Walker on the Barficld Hoad. Mrs. J. P. Friend and 'son, R. A. Friend, left yesterday for Lufkin, Texas, where they will visit her mother, Mrs. W. R. Brown, and Her sister, Mis. W. E. Gibbs nnd family. Staff Scrgt. Frank Alvie Moore has arrived from Westover, Mass., to spend a seven flj^-'isptigh here with his parents. X. , »icl Mrs. Lee Moore and rnmity.'-'serReant Moore was graduated May 27 at Tymlnll Field, Fla., as an aerial gunner, when he received honors for marksmanship. Miss Mary Helen Moore, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. L. H. Moore, will arrive here tomorrow to. spend the Summer months with her parents. A student at University of Arkansas, Fuyetteville, for the past year, Miss Moore has been the guest of friends in Tulsa for the past several days. Billy Cross left this week for University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, where he will attend school for six weeks. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ocoige Cross. Hennepin explored the upper Mississippi River valley in 1680. In redesigning Britain's T-l bombsight, an American .manufacturer was able to reduce the number of parts from 1120 to 840 thereby reducing the weight of the sight from 85 to 55 pounds. o'clock lliis afternoon at Holt Funeral Home with the Rev. Clifford Thacker, pastor of the Pull Gospel Tabernacle, officiating. Burial was made at Memorial Park Is there a shortage of children's shoes? America's largest manufacturer ot children's shoes v answers this vital wartime question lei, :Iitre 1* my t/efinlwly a ihorMgc! Thlt [> particularly true ot dtpcmtablf bran tls of medium and bettor quality children's ihocii Parent* loJay are demanding better quality. Rationing 1m brought about a keen appreciation oft he ifificrcnec between ahocs that are good, and those that merely ood. Has th* Government taken steps to make pouible an increase in children's shoe production? , Vex . . . the Government has recently crtcctcj ways and means to Increase the allocation nnd ptoJuccion of Imher (or children's shoes. .This will mafce more leather available and cnoitsh shi>cs should be proJuccJ 10 cover neccjwry replace- Why is thece a shoiUfii of chUdxcn's «ho«? The nation's mllhaty JcmnnJs ami the needs of our alifes liave roused n dccrea*& In the supply of Icitticr aralk\ble (or Civilian use and thus fcncr leather *liocs are bctn£ made (or men and women, ns. well as (or children. Houcvcr, there i* \\ sufficient quantity of ftood, serviceable shoe nut trial available to meet mertiinl ciytlEan requirements. \Vhltf ftirer pairs ol children's show have been made since the wjr 4iar(eJ,"thc df- mond has actually bc«n treatvr and the fhortatt ii felt more acutely for the lol- lowtng rc.uonj: 1. ChlW»r\ meic out ih*h ihwi more tjulcVly thit\ do aJuld. Anil beciuic chllJTen 2. The lubtxrthottJichai «mrly Umlt*J the nyitntxr of ttcxnlt iSo« av-ilbbli to bo>* •nd (till . . . thl* fin aJJfJ to (Tie demand tor leather ih&ti. ** A Jlutp IDCICJU Trx ihe t>irlh ute f Jth ynr (or ihe rut ihre* yttn hat »!w put i >^ heiiter iltnuml cm Icalhtr rrnuir»J lor ' What should I do to make ray children's shoes last longer? 1. Alvop c'.^n. iii«i LSorouqhlr jTxJ ln- . e? f.i;^r to ptf>*r»* th^r ^.jpc. irvj drf lh*matajji![on«i<:»fU-» htal. Ai>r fr.ff'r* LVss'T'j'gMT J-T, afply pcluh et c'>.tr lesier Fre-<f**tiTe, 3. Al tf.fl «tt\;n\ L-^tcaKon cf ceedfj ttf^rt. f-iV« i>«* {,) iMI LV« c«nect i>:») Kj ft» r»- r»L:rrj!i. Dcn'l «*it crM ft Hx U^ ir-.d ih* H- con / ie sure my chitcfiea'f lect are properly fitted? ments for children, Kowerer, to provide substantial increases in the leather supply will take time. : What are shoe mannfactuzers doing to pioduce more children's shoes? tn some Instances product Con Is b«tng dl- tetted from men's and women's shoes into children^ shoes. Some manufacturers who.'n the past have macte only adult shoes are now devoting part of their facilities to the prcxluctlon of shoes for children. What u the International Sho« Company doing about this children's shoe pioblem? As America's larficst manutacturer of children's shoes, we ara now producing a Jlteat many more pairs than we did a year afco.We expect to maintain this higher rate of production ami, if possible, Increase it. our cndcaror to make mora children's shoes we will no (disregard qua/fry... we are determined not to use present conditions as an excuse for lowering the moral siamtards of our product... stand* ards that we have maintained for more than forty yeari. \\t shall continue to make sho« that are worthy of yourcompletc trust... that at< constructed, inside and our, to glee your children real protection during the vital ytars while thtlr feet Are developing YenTl know thei* truilwoithr »k&« Vy th* JamiHitr traadi 4H<1 CiAsl<-mAiJt< International Shoe Company ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI ica'! Ltrgtst M*ker ol Children'* Shot* 6000»IA» WKT itality Shoes for Children -f -0* ff+i ,., J . . .— -• -, " SStlS / Dessert to Beat the Heat For a Refreshing climax to a sunmier dinner, serve frozen Lemon lorle, pictured above in a cool setting of cucumber "water lilies" Thi-i refrigerator ctesscrlis ijtiicfdy made and ciuickly frozen, with no stirring- needed. Unradoncd vanilla wafers supply sweet crumbs tor the tor> and liolloiii ami make a perfect twosome with a slyrlit tartness oi li,c crea.iiy Frozen Lemon Torte Is a warm- weather dessert or party refresh- ncnl that becomes more and more >mptlng the higher the mercury soars, It is an ideal summer recipe, too, because it lean be quickly, pre- larcd and requires no baking. Family and guests alike will enjoy tlie flavor combination of but- ei-y vanilla wafer and crumbs and .he slightly tart lemon cream, which lUliough not stirred dining, the freezing process, has a'texture like velvet. 'Ih e ration budget won't be upset by serving this dessert often, because vanilla wafers are imration- ed nnd the evaporated milk takes less than one point. The use of .hree eggs in the recipe is timely, :oo, for eggs are still in the news a.s a very abundant food that should be included generously in every family's meals. Frozen Lemon Torlc cup vanilla wafer crumbs, 3 egg yolks, well beaten, « cup lemon juice, Grated rind ot one lemon, IS tsp. salt, ',£, cup sugar, 3 egg whites, beaten stiff, % cup evap- orated milk, chilled, Line refrigerator tray . with half the vanilla wafer crumbs. Combine egg yolks, lemon juice, lemon rind, salt and sugar and cook ,in double boiler until thick. Cool, whip the chilled evaporated milk and add, with the beaten egg whites, to the lemon mixture. Four over the vanilla wafer crumbs and cover with remaining crumbs. Place in freezing compartment, turn temperature controls low, and "llow to SKIN ERUPTIONS (externally caused) CHECK ITCHING-BURNING tho iintisoptic-stiimilMing way with famous Black anil White Ointment Promotes licnling. 1<V, 25;, 60f. Money back guarantee. Use only an dirt'cted. Cleanse daily with Black and Whito Skiu Soau BEAT: IIHI 1 Soothe,-rclieva beat radi and liclp prevent it wilh Moxsunn, tlio Boothin" medicated powder. -Cmi- Tup ~ '""is ingredients ptton -, used by Epccialisla to rc- liovo theso-cliscomforla Sprinkle'; well over licat irritated skin. Costa little. Always demand Mcisaua" Guy Gcan's SKATING RINK Now Open For Summer Big Tent Now Located Across From Nn-Wriy Laundry Afternoon and Nile Sessions Have Fan & Refrigerator Motors Cleaned For Summer. New Location 116 N 1st J. T. (Charlie) Stalcup Phone Z933 or 2598 The Gift Shop Modem and Antique GUIs COSMETICS BABY 'GIFTS GREETING CARDS NOVELTIES A Gift For Everybody Ingram Bid?, ' Phone 22S1 MOSS BRYAN MAKGARET'S BEAUTY SHOP 164 H. First Phone 2532 Bring Us Your Beauty Probl&ms Evenlnn By Appointment WANTED: Bring Your Leftover SOYBEANS *o C/s. Blytheville Soybean Corp. 1800 West Main Thoncs 85S—857 Matinees Sat. £ Sun. Only Opens each night 0:45; starts 1 Opens Sunday 1:00; Start* 1:15 Continuous Shows Sat. and Son. Sartatn Night Every Night Exec* Saturday. No pasae* honored on Bmiay *t the Boxy. Last Time Today 'Crime Doctor's StmngestCase' wilh Warner Baxter * Rose Ifobart Selected' Sliort Subjects Saturdiiy TRIGGER SHOWDOWN! When "Nevada" and"Sondy" for Their '", freeze quickly, Serve In finger- width slices or In squares. Makes six to eight portions. At the Hospitals Blyllicvllle Hospital Admitted— Juanlla Larkin, city. Billy Wayne Brown, Wilson Dismissed— O. D. Wyatt, city. Clyde Eldridge, city. Walls Hospital Admitted- Mrs. Leo Douglas, Holland, Mo, Jeanette Lewis, Manila. Born to Mr. and Mrs. V. L. Mavr, Rl. 2, cily, a daughter this morning. Dismissed— Mrs. J. C. Gray, Monette. John Cross, Btirdette. ' George Xenos, city. Mrs. Roy Smith, lit. 2, city. Memjjh!-; Baptist Hospital Admitted- Mrs. C. G. Thompson, Steele, Mo. Marietta Thompson, steele, Mo. Australia .supplies an average of 2COO horses a year to the military service in India in normal times. MOROLINE NAIR TONIC IAHCE BOTTLE-25< DANCE Thursday — Friday — And Saturday Nights 9:30 to 1 O'Clock In the Beautiful Blue Room of the HOTEL NOBLE Admission G5c Irtcl. Tax Ill/ Continuous Shows Ewry Day , Box Office Opens I.-45 Show Starts 2:00 - I; ' : : 'LISTEN TO KLCN ! '' ; 1:08 ijn. 12:45 p.m. 4:S( pjn. . . . Specie! Invasion (j News reel Paramount has rushed us the first !SOO feet of actual invasion photos . . . Will be.' shown at Ihe Kit/, FRIDAY- SATURDAY- "' SUNDAY— \ MONDAY! Last Time Today 'Ala Baba and ^Thieves 7 , ' wilti i\hrla Moiilcz anil .Ton Hall r> Pararnounl NEWS anil Scleclecl Sliort Subjects Serial, "Sccrcl Service in Africa 1 ,' 13 and Short Con. Showing Sat'daj 1:00 to 11:30 Sunday and Monday DANGER ROMANCE Produced bY ^aurfce Gc'dohty. Dir«cl«i by leaftirfe Moquy. Onq.'nal Screen Play by' fhilip MacDonQld and Kerbtfl_8ib«rm«n, : Fox News and Selected Short Subjcel Continuous Showing; Sun. 1:15 to 11 A. C O I U M » ; A P I c i u 11 •' Serial, "Alaskati Mystery" \o. 8 '• and Short Can. Showing Sal'day 1:OD lo 11:30 Sunday and Monday CIONklO MtT Paramount News and Selected Shorts Continuous Showing Sun. 1:15 to 11

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