The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 4, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 4, 1947
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F™ BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, DKCEMBER 4, 1947 gocietu 9 Phone 4461 Visiton Are Honored By Mrs. E. R.^ Lancashire Mra. Robert Falg* ol Anderwn, Ind,. and Uri. Harold WlUon of .Wellintton, 'Oblo, who' with their huabands in hou»ciue»M of Mr. tad Mrs. •«.. R-.-lAncMhlrt, w*r« honored yfcUrday ulternoon when their ho»UM» entertained with an informal p«rty at her home, 1037 Chlckasawb*. ' The dining Ublt from which refreshments w*n Mrvtd. wu drap- •d with » 1**« eloUv and had t« a •centerpiece. 4 crytUl bowl filled with yellow button chrysanthemums and tern roses. Mrs. H. W. Wylle, Mrs. Hermon CarlUm, MT». B. A. I*nch, Mn, E *, Stacy and MM. Harry W. Halnes »aai*ted til* hott*« In serving. Later tht lueiti i»thered before the open ftrtpUe* In the living room Jor «n hour'» informal visit with the «u«»U of honor. ' Mr and Mrs. Harry W. H»hies «it*rUin«l with a dinner party at their home Tuetday nlfhl compll- Bientlng Mr. and Mr«. **'«« »n d Mr and Slri. Wlliori, who will be honored with «ver»l other Informal affairi durlnr their stay here. > » » Bride-Elec(, Fiance Honored With Dinner Miss Shirley Barham and her fiance, Rouse Harp, were again honored last night when Dr. and Mrs. Jimet C. Guard and Mr. and Mrs. J Mell Brook* Jr., entertained with a dinner party at tlie Guard home on Davis street. Six couples attended the affair. The bridal theme was carrlecl^ut In all the decorations. The.dimng table was centered with a low »Uver bowl filled with whit« snapdragons, Hanked by white tuperi -turning In »ilv«r candelabra. A white wedding bell was hung over the dining, table, and Individual tablw at which tho three-course dinner was served, were centered with small bouquets of white pom pon chrysanthemums. The table of the KuwU of honor Was centered with a miniature bride and bridegroom • The living room was attractively decorated ' With , bouquets of roses In pastel jhadM and miniature silver wedding illppera were given as Javors. Dr. and Mrs. Guard and Mr. and "Ladies Night" Is Held By Kiwants Club KIwanLi Club host's last night members were al "Ladles Nljht" party in the Mirror Room Logan, Rotco Craflon, Robinson and Stewart Bits of News Miss Edna Rogers, daughter of Mr. awl Mrs. Lewis K. Rogers of Stccle, Mo., formerly of Blythevllle, will be crowned Queen of the boys basketball team Jan. 0 at a homecoming game between Stccte nnd Brageaclocla, Mo. Her mslds will be Barbara Ann Lewis, senior, and Maxlnc Klnchcy, Junior. A former Blythevllle Hltfh School udent, Miss Hoeers Is » member f the girls basketball team, co- dltor-ln-chlcf of the school year- ook and vice president of the cnlor class. tesses. Southern Mrs. Brooks each presented the couple with a. gift. • • • La Nueve Club Meels With Mrs. Halsell r -\' nam, o Mrs. Rutsell Haynes Farr, Mrs. 5c ,vcrt, Bernard': Graham, Miss Eu«enl Crawford -.and Miss Molly Quar were guesti -when Mrs. Melvln Hal Mil 'entertained' La Nueve Chi memben last night at her home. . In the brldg* games played, Mr M. OF. Jtrom* won high and Mr Graham, Mcond. Mrs. Halsell ah presented a gUt to Mku Orawfon brble-tleet of Jack Hale. . Gladioli and chrysanthemums decorated entertaining roonu of the hone. Th* hostau served refreshments of a dtwert course. Coffee Party Honors Miss Shirley Barham Mrs. W. R. Campbell and Mrs. B. . Klgcr entertained with an In- jnnnl coffee party anrt trinket bower yesterday morning at' the Campbell home on Main Street ompllmeiillng Miss Shirley Bar- mni, bride-elect of Rouse Harp. The home was beautifully deco- aled with yellow and orchid ohry- lanlhemums. The dining Ublej overlaid with i hand crocheted cloth, was centered with an antique- samovar, clr~ cled with yellow chrysanthemums of Hold Noble. In the receiving line were Robert M. Freeman Freiinun who presented a carnation to each guest as she entered. In the dining room, the tables were decorated with varied colored balloons anrt festive paper, mvors were preserved to. Ihe guesls. Subject of the program whlol followed Hie banquet, wns "L*ugh t". J. Cecil Lowe was In cliar«« of the program, Qrahnin Sudbury was loastmasler, Jimmy Sanders, announcer and Rosco Craflon gave the Invocation Participating on the progran were A. E Caltlwell, Tod Harrison C. M. Buck, and Q. O. Poelz. On of ihc most hilarious of Ihe con tests was the "HnU From Hollywood," designed by W. C. CiHes, I Torn A. Little nnd Stewart Freiman, and modeled by Jesse M. White, Jocfy Nabers and J. M. Cleveland. The pvlw In this coii- Icsl was won by Mr. Gates lot his hat, modeled by Mr. Wh'te. The prise awarded to the frlend- llest couple went to Mrs. J. M. Cleveland and G. O. Poetn. The program was concluded with croup singing under Ihe direction of Mr. Poetz. assisted by the Kl- wanis Glee Club, composed of Ross Stevens, Hermon carlton. \V. B. Nicholson. T. r. Dean. Rosco Craf- on and O. E. Knudsen, accom- inled by Mrs. R. A. Berryuan at he piano Quests Included Mr. and Mrs. Ed :hlppers of Osceola, Mr. and Mrs. V. L. Horncr and Mr. and Mrs. 0. A. Cunningham. Married 71 Years Ago Mri, T. J. Oavln and son, Tommy, returned to their home Tue«day In Pittsburgh, Kan., after apendlng Thanksgiving holidays here with Mrs. Oavln's sister, Mrs B. n. Hays, Mr, Hay* nnd family Mr. and Mia, J. J. Bryant, and son, Jimmy, of si. units, were In Blythevllle Tuesday visiting friends. The Bryants formerly made tlielr home here. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bradley will j retuni Sunday after spending scv-, cral weeks In Jefferson Clly, Mo., I where they visited his parents, Judge and Mrs. John H. Bradley. Mrs. Etta Hay.s and Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Hays and family, have re- lumed to Ihelr home in Van Buren, Ark., after having ben the guests here of their son and brother. B. R Hays nnd family, over the Thanksgiving holidays. Mis. J. C. Ellis. Mrs. C. A. Tant and MlM Shirley Barham spent today In Memphis. Mrs Earl Koontz of Fulton, Mo., 1ms arrived to visit with her sister anrt brother, Miss Ellen Bryan and Moss Bryan, until aflcr Ihe Christmas holidays. Mr. ami Mrs. C. .5. BaBgell and P. C . 0. Sisterhood Feted With Luncheon OSCEOLA, Ark., Ufc. 4. — Mrs. 'rank Wllllsms country home was He selling yesterday noon when he entertained Chapter O of the P. E. O-. Elslerhood with a Chrlst- ;ias party nnd luncheon. The dining table, from which the uncheon was served, was draped with an Italian culwork cloth and entered with a silver bowl holding ert, berries nnri holly, flanked by cd tapers burning In silver cande- ebra. Following luncheon the sucsls sscmbled In Ihc living room where i brilliantly lighted Christmas tree ield gifts which were exchanged by the members. Miss .;mma Cox was hostess lo he chapter with a picture show larty lu the late afternoon. Guests other than tho 16 members present were Mrs. James Driver Tomorrow will lie a very special day in the lives of Mr. and Mrs, E. i». McGregor of 828 Clark Street, for that Is when they will celebrate their 71st wedding anniversary. , and flanked by yellow tapers In crystal holders. The guest ol honor wis presented an ekclrlc perculstor by the hos- beaten biscuits will: ham, doughnuts and coffee, were Club Is Entertained By,Mrs. W. J. Pollard 'World Citizenship" s Topic of Meeting The Yarbro Parent-Teacher Association met yesterday afternoon at the school lor a business meet- Ing and program on "World Clt- lienshlp." Mrs. Roy Handly gave the devotional and Mrs. Vernlce Brlste gave a review .of the atory "World CillMnshlp" by Ralph McDonald. The first anrt second grades pre sentert three musical selections un der the direction ot Mrs'. Ralph Berryman. In the business meeting, u com mlltec composed of Mrs. Johnny Johnson. Mrs. Carroll Abbott. Mrs. Gene McGulre and Miss Minnie Foster, was appointed to ratss funds. In the room count the first and second grades won Ihe prize. A social hour followed. lr. and Mrs. orvllle Chlsm, uesday In Memphis. spent Condition of Mrs. c. R. Maddux, 'ho was admitted to the Blythc- Ille Hospital for treatment Tues 1 ay, Is slightly Improved. Mr.s. Fred Stcartman nnd chlld- ..n left yesterday for Greenville, fiss., lo spend a week with rcla- .vcs. •Mrs. H. E. Smith and family, ave as their guest for several days, liss Mary Kathcrlne Reese of lontsboro. Mr. und Mrs. daughter. Melba, returned to their lome here lasl night, niter accompanying Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Seaman to their home in Mansfield. Ark Mr. and -Mrs. Seaman, parents of Mrs. Pryor, spent the Thanks-. Ivlns holidays here. Mrs. W. J. Pollard, Mrs. F. E. Black and Mrs. George Pj'les arc With them for the day will be their two daughters, Mrs. A B. McDcrmoU and Mrs. M. E. King, both of Memphis, and their two sons, Thurman McGregor and Eddla McGregor anrt their families ol Blythevllle. Two other daughters, Mrs. 1.. E. Sclph of Plant City, Fla.. anrt Mrs. Clarence Hur;ley of Lansing, Mich., will be unable to, attend tho anniversary dinner al the family home. Married at the ages of '" <H<1 17 respectively, the 90-year-old man )! Luxora, nnd Mrs. or Jr. D. Fred Tny- and his 88-year-old wife have lived to disprove the adage tha' "people marry loo young." Mr. and Mrs. McGregor cams ti Blythevilte 35 years ago from Florl rta, nnd he once was a member o the Blythevllle police force. For 1 years they were In the dry goods j and grocery business here and were In the same business In Solo, Tenn., before coming to Blythevllle, Mr. McGregor Li a Virginian, and Mrs. McGregor was born In Milan, Tcnn. Coming Event's Social Calendar Thursday Jayceellcs meeting at the Club Room at 8 p.m. Dorcas Sunday School Class ot the First. Bnpllst Church will have S.E. Missouri Scout Leaders Make '48 Plans CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Dec. 4 —Boy Bcouls of Ihe Soulheastern Missouri Area Council next year will have three new troop slles at Camp Lewallen as well as a new chapel, according lo plans Jor the 1048 program made by Scout leaders. Plans Jor next year's Scout program were made al R meeting oJ thfl Seoul leaders Sunday in Slkeslo**' Sixty leaders, representing 11 of the 7 districts of the council, were present. Plans were made lo construct^ three addllional troop sites at Camp '" Lewallen and to build a new chapel for religious programs at the summer encampmenl site of the. Council Scout members. This work Is to be completed prior to opening the camp In June next year. Plans were also made for scout troops as well as senior units to use Ihe Senior Base at Lake Wap- pepello throughout Ihe year, with reservations for the use of the site to be made through the Cape Girardeau office. Training courses for scoul leaders will be held In each of the 17 luncheon nt the church at 12 noon Lee also took pmt. Mrs. w. E.jMrs. Starr Entertains Wade gave n report on the Lottie Moon Foreign Mission Program anrt the annual Lottie Moon offer- Ing was taken up. The mantel of the fireplace was • accentuated by an assembly of Paul Pryor and I figure's representing tho Bethlehem manger scene. The hostess served refreshments. • » • MM. Cobb Will Sing In Grand Chapter Choir Mrs. Cobb Will Sing 12pl spending "today' In Memphis. Mrs. W. D. Cobb. who is attcnd- Mrs. Lulu Thompson of Little Ing a meeting o[ the Grand Chap- Rock, returned to her home yester- d»v after spending n week here as guest of Mrs. H. E. Smith and fa- Bridge Club With Party OSCEOLA, Ark.. Dec. 4. — Mrs. Botlye Nelle Starr was hostess to two tables of club members with a bridge party yesterday afternoon at her home on Semmes Avenue. Mrs W. W. Watson held high score and Mrs. Starr, second high. American beauty roses decorated the entertaining rooms of the home. The hostess served a salad course. Meeting Chlckasawba Lodge 134 F anrt A ,1 meeting in special communlca- ' Hall tonight, 7 • 1Sl "• «" 1 sc , Caldwfill entertaining members of Chapter N, P. E. O. Sisterhood, at tho Caldwell homo for a luncheon. C B. c. Club — Mrs. Alvln Hardy 'Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi meeting at 2:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Gene Atkinson with Mrs. F. E, Utlcy as hostess. Mrs. Ray Hall entertaining with a dessert bridge party complimenting Miss ^ihirley Barham, bride- elect. CaruthcrsYille Minister To Organize Alliance CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.. Dec. 4. — A meeting of all pastors of Caruthersville chinches has been arranged Tor Monday al 10 B - m In the Baptist Church here for the purpose of forming a City Ministerial Alliance, it was announced here today. districts during 1948 with Boards ot Revlev. 1 and Courts of Honor to be held quarterly in each district. II was announced that for the first time since the Council lias been functioning, the year's work for 1947 would be completed without having to borrow money. After reports were received from the six operating committees and the executive board, all of which direct the Cc"-cil activities each year, 11 was found that the budget Jor 1948 \vcir!d be 540,000. Principal address of Ihc afternoon session was delivered by Earl Hcndon, deputy regional executive of Kansas City. Id Ul Lllc l^llltl UL J^aavtlll kjhni i - III v. ai.i.n.4 in Little Rock, has been cle.tod to I Refreshments w II be sened sing in the Grand Chapter Choir. Others who are attending the meeting with Mrs. Cobb are Mr. Football Team Honored Mrs. W. J. Pollard entertained Wednesday Bridge Club member.1 with a two-courso luncheon yesterday afternoon at her home. When bridge was played, Mrs. rj P. E. Black won high score and!t>y Mrs. 'L. E. Old. second high. | The. dining room table, from The Swoonstcrs Jr., 'Irl-Hl-\ which luncheon was served, was ! Club of the Blythebllle Y wa-s host covered wllh a soil green luncheon last nighl with a banquet honor- Ladies Guild Meets With Mrs. L. J. Zeller The Ladles Guild of Firsl Lutheran Church met last night, 7:30 O'clock at tht home of Mrs. L. J. Zeller at 300*. Chlckasawba, Ave. '•• Mrs. W. W. Nebel presided over the buslne** Kwton at which plans were made lor the Christmas par ty to be given for the Sunday School children. Mrs. Herman Hoffman dlscus- •ed "Phlllplnes Outpost of the Gospel" during th« worship par of the program. The meeting was closed with prayer. The hoeteu aerved refreshments o* a dessert course and coffee. cloth and held » fruit centerpleo. Yellow chrysanthemums decorated tne entertaining rooms of the Pollard home. Al The Hospitals Blythevllle Dismissed: Jerry Wnync Parker, Stcele,. Mo. Patsy Jean Williams, city. Walls Hospital Dismissed: / Mrs. R- L. Gibson and ing Ihe Junior High foolbal! (earn. The banquet was given at the "Y" and about 40 guests atlendcd. The lables formed a "U" shape nnd was centered with a large bouquet of chrysanthemuins and boughs of red berries and brightly painted leaves were arranged on Ihe table. ' Acting president, Melbaline Hill, presided at Ihc banquet and Robert Reid gave the invocation. Ths Miss Fisher Honored At Dinner Party, Shower • Miss Ann 'Fisher, bride-elect of Dr. F. L. Husband, was compllmcnl- ed Tuesday night when Mrs. Harold Slidbury and Miss Georgia Stuart entertained al Hotel Noble. Dinner was served the 12 guests in the Colonial Room of the hotel, where the dining table was entered wllh a low bowl of white arnations. The bridal white theme vas further carried out in the ,!ace cards fashioned of miniature .rgnndy parasols. Miss Fisher's place was marked with an old fnsh- oncrt nosegay centered with a pink carnation, surrounded by tiny blue and white pompom chrysanthemums and ruffled with white lace. Later In the evening the guests showered the honoree with gills of lingerie. Miss Fisher wore for the occasion .. frock of black silk with pink carnation print, and trimmed with inserts of black net. Dr. Nies Is Hostess To Circle Members Dr. Edna Nies was hostess Tucs- day night al her home lo members of the Business Woman's Circle Seven ot the First Baptist Church. The meeting was opened with a and Mrs Gils Eberdt J. W. Adams Sr. and Mrs. By order of Max Parks, W. M. The Jaycectcs will have a meeting at the Jaycee Clubroom tonight at 7:30 p.m. All members are urged to attend and bring their toys for the Christmas Dance. ' With the Courts Chancery Eddie Dantzler vs. Henry Dant- zlcr. suit for divorce. Mae Jewel Handy Jack welcoming address was bj city. baby, ue Stanlield. Other speeches' were ivcn by Sylvester "Pop" Moales Miss Marie Forshcc, Rtc. 3, city. Methodist HosplUl, Memphli Births: Born to Mr. and Mrs, Ralph Young, Steele, «. daughter. ones and Mrs. Otho Slanfleld as- stcd in serving. Family Shoe Store 312 W. Main St. Iw-Ifer Chtistmas Stockings Gordon HOS1WY V*\ Stw'H My "think you-— •*' WV and "*"" "• "**•» y «h* her lowly Gordon Ho*icryl Sh« kno *»t Gordon <Und« («• proportioned fit *«» lons-wwini attiifKtlon. In fault- *«r horitry rf the neweat I**- —u— _l I _ I ml the team captain. Miss Alice Sallba, Mrs. H. Mrs. Crane Is Hostess With Bridge Luncheon OSCEOLA. Ark., Dec. 4. — Mrs. DarreU Crane entertained her club and three 'gucsls, Mrs. Ralph Woodruff, Mrs. Vernon Astog and Mrs. Harry Mattock, with a bridge luncheon yesterday afternoon at her home. When Ihe bridge games were played, Mrs. Joe Cullom Jr., ol Wilson, Vor^high and Mrs. Wade Qulnn, seco'n'd.. Entertaining rooms of the home was arranged !with bouquets of mixed Fall flowers. R£ASONABl[ PRICES...GUARANTEED SERVICE! WATCH REPAIRIN No Gasoline CHATTANOOGA, Tcnn.. Dec. i|l (UP)—The gasoline shortage hit Hamilton County's hlyhway operations today. Lee Allen, county purchasing ayenl, said he had no response from distributors when he asked 'or bids on gasoline to opcrat* he county's road equipment. Handy, suit for divorce. ~ommon Pleas Trl-State Equipment Co., a corp> vs. B. H. Levy et al, suit on account. EVERY rm ICtonin* Repairing/ SERVICE DREIFUS prayer givon by Dr. Nlcs and Mis.i Pearl Lee presided over the business session. The nominating committee gave Its report and officers were elected lor the coming year. Miss Minnie Foster was in charg* ol the Royal Service program, and Mrs. Otis Shepherd and Miss Pearl $45 Ga. 30 Benler 1.50 51G«.15&20D«Tiierl.9l Weekend Specials! DRESSES One Lot Including Wools, Crepes, Rayons and Gabardines All New Styles Soft Fall Color* 5 77 Use our Lay-away Plan to Select N your Xmas g/fts now FEINBERG'S ITS XMAS AT WOODS Visit' us now .... see our collection of completely equipped cosmetic kits by famous manufacturers! i>_ Coming to thi GEM THEATRE Blytheville, Ark. . Saturday and Sunday Six Gun Serenade -, I wilh Jimmy Wakcly Con I'd Shows Sat. 12:30 to 11:10 Cont. Showing Sunday 1:30-11:0* Admission Adulta 25c, Tax IncL Revlon Gift Sets a set you know she will enjoy . . . at $3,50 $6.50 S9.50 SHOP EARLY FOR A BETTER SELECTION! Gifts by Tussy ours exclusively in Blythevillt . . . Bath Powder Cologne Perfume Gift Sets Price $2.50 up No passes honored on Sunday at Continuous Shows Sat. and Sun. Bargain Night Every Nighl Except Continuous Shows Every Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN . 8:00 a.m. 12;15 p.m. 4:30 p.m. the Roxy Thursday and Friday CHRISTMAS CARDS 20 cards attractively boxed 39$ up BUBBLE LIGHTS COMMIT MacMlKKAV "THeEGdand/ HMIOIIE MllH urn ..LM-II. n,;. KIIX mi mo r. mNMIGNN P10TUK Continuous Showing Every Faramuunt News «n(I snorta Continuous Showing 1:15 ri.m.-lI:M p.m. Box Office Opens 6:30; Show Starts 6:15 9 Lights on string x We Feature Hollingsworlh Candies 'For those who love fine things" "I . W SOMERSET MAUGHftM'S The Razor's Edge

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