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December 6, 1947

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SATUKDAT, DECEMBER «, 194T BLYTHEVTLLE (ASK.)'. COURIER NEWt Phone 4461 Mrs. Hall Compliments Miss Shirley Barham j, MUs Shirley Barham, bride-elect Vf ROUM Harp, wu honored y*«- terdsy afternoon when Mrs. Ray Hall entertained with a pirty and surprise pantry shown at her home, 1131 West Hearn Street. The home wai beautifully decorated with white pom pon chrysanthemums and greenery. Tlie Individual tables, at which the dessert, course with coffee »'as served, were centered with miniature brides arranged In a halo of miniature mums and greenery. in the games played during the afternoon, Mr*. H. L. Dcdman won high and Mrs. J. C. Ellis Sr., second high In bridge, Mrs. W. R, Campbell won rooko and Miss Ann llttn won high In the heart games. The liocte&t presented Miss Barham with a, lift of crystal in her pattern. Miss Barham wore for the occasion, a teal blue dress trimmed with a varlagated sequin drape. Mrs. Wilson Honored At Frank Wagner Home Mrt. Burl Wilson, who w«s before her recent marriage, Miss Betty Lois Defoor, was complimented last night when Mrs. Frank Wagner and Mrs. Charles Hester entertained with a surprise linen shower at the Wagner home on Holly Street. In the contests conducted Mrs. Ed Bunch and Mrs. Wilson won j fist'at the"Albert'pl'ie"Hotc"l Guest' P"" s - included Mrs.-Hamilton and" Miss The refreshment table .was cov- Truman, who is associate -Grand (•red with a linen cloth and centered Conductress of Missouri with * low crystal bow! filled with _. ' ojMysanthemtims In vivid shades. fllhcr. entertaining rooms of the |W«iU.-iJi,.i YI/«.~ An J home were decorated with bouquets '"CthOdlSt Women Attend of white gladioli, nundlna berries ' District Church Meeting and holly. » The guest of honor received her Mrs. George. Stllwell, Mrs. H E gifts by going on a treasure hunt, j LaShol, Mrs. Joe Strickland Mrs Mrs. Wagner also presented Mrs. W. L. Green, Mrs C. T Sh'amlin' ""'" " w .......,-,- , Mrj Don Lutz _ Mrs Qeo gi fcj Local Members Attend State MeetofO.E.S. Many members of the local chapter of the Order of Eastern Star attended th« 72nd Annusl Session of th« Grand' Chapter of th« O. E. S. of Arkansas, which convened Dec. 1 In Little Rock. Dm-lng the meeting Mrs. Charles Alford was appointed deputy grand lecturer of District 18, which Included Mississippi, Polnwtl, and Cilttenden counties. In the opening devotional Mrs. George Lee took part by singing. "How Sweet Are Thy Dwellings." Mrs. Lee and Mrs. W. D. Cobb song « duet, "I Would That My Love," by Mendelssohn. During the session Monday night, Mrs. Cobb tang "Indian Love Call" and "Moonlight and Hoses," as a special favor to Mrs. fcva Holland Hamilton, Most Worthy Grand Matron of General Grand Chapter of America, Other guests present at the meeting wer« Gov. Ben Lancy and Miss M»ry Jane Truman, sister of the President. Wednesday morning the ville group, which also included Mr. and Mrs. Gus Ebcrdt, Mrs. Dale Horn. Mrs. Ed B. Cook, Mrs. Victor Stilwell. Mrs. A. H. Wallace and Mrs. J. W. Adams Sr., Grand Representative to Quebec, had » break- Bits of News Wilson with a set of boudoir lamps. Mrs. Hester WHS In charge of the guest book. Mrs. Wilson wore for the affair a dark, grey two-piece wool dress. • » • Mrs. Tyrone Entertains G. N. B. Club Members Mrs. John Tyrone entertained members of the O. N. B. Club last night at the home of Mrs Coady Eaton. In the games played Mrs. Eaton and the Rev. and Mrs. H. H. Blcy/- Ins of the Lake street Methodist Church, the Rev. H. L. Robison of the West Blytheville Parish of Methodist Churches and Mrs. James C. Ou»rd, Miss Mamie L. Adams, Mrs. W. I. Denton, and the 'nev. and Mrs. Allen D. Stewart from the First Methodist Church, were the Blytheville people present at the Officers Training Day held yesterday In Wilson for the Jonesboro District of Womcns Society ol Christian Service. Mrs. George Stickler of Ncttlcton, Mr. 'and Mr*. Robert M. will spend the next two days m Little Rock. MI-J. W. A. Affltck and son, Bill Jr., are spending today in Memphli. Condition, ol W. L. Cratton, who has been 111 at his home, 813 Hearn Street, is Improved today. Mr. and Mis. T. w. Bliarpe of Little Roclc me the weekend gueiti ol Mr. and Mrs. w. L, Clalton and family. Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Atkinson and Mrs. Pearl Hires are spending the day in Memphis. Mrs. H. L. Chambers Is spending an extended visit with relatlvei In Dyei-sburg, Tenn. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Qreenwell left this morning for Rochester, Minn., where Mr. .Oreenwcll will undergo examination at Mnyos Clinic. Ha recently returned from Memphis where he underwent treatment for a week. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel F. Morris will have as their weekend guests Mr. and Mrs, Frank Y. Love of Jonesboro and Mrs. Selma Levy Allcnbcrg, Mr. nncl Mrs. Wnlter L, Durham and Mr. and Mrs, Casey Elliott, all of Memphis. W. B. McMullin was admitted to Blythevllle Hospital yesterday for treatment for arthritis after having been 111 at his home for tho past week. Mrs. Annie Duncan of Dycrsburg, Tenn., formerly of Blythovllle, Is critically 111 In the Dycrsburg Hos- plt.il. Mr. and Mrs. Prank Wngncr and son, Paul, spent Thursday in Memphis. Mrs. Frank C. Turck has returned from a 10-day visit In New Orleans, La., Gulfport, and Biloxi, Miss. won bunco, Mrs. H. C. Blanken- I president of the district W. S. C S ' ship won high and Mrs. Byron Nail was in charge of the business meet-' won low. The Christmas motif was carried out in decorations throughout the entertaining room*. Refreshments of a dessert course with coffee were served. Jorcas Class Meets At Church For Program The Dorcas Sunday School class of Firjt Baptist Church met yesterday at noon for luncheon and Program. The program opened with singing of "Joy To the World" and Mrs. J. F. Tompkins Sr., gave the devotional on "Christ Child." Mrs. E. C. Brown gave a, prayer and the business meeting was conducted by Mrs M. W. Lewis. Following the business session a Program of Christmas music »ns presented with Mrs. C. F. Tucker at the piano. Mrs. Tucker also gave » reading entitled, "The Perfect Man." Mrs. W. M Crow gave the closing prayer. The social rooms Of the church. In which the luncheon was served, were decorated with ChmlmRs decorations and flowers, • • • P. E. 0. Sisterhood Has Luncheon Meeting Chapter N of the P. E. O. Sisterhood, met yesterday afternoon at thi home of Mrs. Chester Caldwell Mh Mrs. Caldwell and Mrs. L E. Oia as hostesses. Mrs. Harry W. Hatnes was In charge of the-program on the subject of "Annapolis" «nd West Point". Mrs. Charles Crlgger Jr., presided over the business session. The -two-course luncheon was erved the IS' members present at one large table and two small tables. A crystal bowl filled with holly was placed on the mantel of the fireplace, and chrysanthemums decorated entertaining rooms of the home. • • * Mrs. Hardy Is Hostess To C.B.C. Club Members Mrs. Alvin Hardy was hostess to C. B. C. club members yesterday afternoon at her home on North Highway 81. In the games played Mrs. Cornelius Scherer won high, Mrs. Paul Byrum, second and Mrs. Hardy, rooko. Entertaining rooms of the home were decorated with roses and red »nd green holly berries. The hostess served refreshments of a salad plate and coffee. ing and Miss meet Mildred Osment of Jonesboro, conducted the program. * • • D. A. R. Chapter Meets For Luncheon in Memphis OSCEOLA, Dec. 6—The William Strong Chapter of the Daughters of American Revolution met yesterday for the annual Christmas party and.luncheon in the'Georgian Room of Hotel Peabociy in Memphis. Hostesses for the occasion were Mrs. Myron Nailllug. Mrj. Madeline Campbell? 1 Miss Lillian B. Ayers, Miss Ruth Massey, Mrs. John W Edrington all of Osceola and Mrs F. P. Jacobs, Sr., of Memphis and Mrs. J. o. Anderson of Earle Officers and guests who attended were Miss Marie Lloyd of Little Rock, State regent; Mrs. Frank Oerit of Arkdelphla. state vice regent; Mrs. Joe W. Coojer of Little Rock, .state registrar; Mrs. Allen Cox of Helena, honorary regent- Mrs John W. Edrington of Osceola- state curatorrMIss Ruth Massey of Osceola, state chairman of conser- Mrs. Allen Wins Prize On Hollywood Radio Show Mrs. B. J. Allen, who with Mr Allen is making and extended lour of the West, was a guest on the Tom Brenmnan's "Breakfast In Hollywood" show yesterday morning. In one of the contest Jor which the show is famous, Mrs. Allen won the wishing ring, a • coveted prize, The program Is heard dally over WMPS at 10 a.m. Mrs. Driver Hostess To Club Members, Guests OSCEOLA, Dec. S. — Mrs. IfaiTJ Driver was hostess yesterday at her home on Johnson Avenue to two tables of bridge club members and two guest, Mrs. O. E. aullenzer and Mrs. Marshall Kline. In the games played Mrs W W Pruitt Sr., won high score. ' . The home was deeorsled with bouquets or mixed Fall ilowers and .the i^stcss served a salad course with drinks. Mrs ' Jenr >J« Gerretl of ... . Little Rock, regent of the Little Rock Chapter; Mrs. A. G. Little of Blytheville, director of Shawnee District; Mrs. James W. Hill" Jr., of Blytheville. regent of Chnrlevoix Chapter of Blythevllle; Mrs. Louis Frazicr of Jonesboro, state press relations officer; Mrs. T. F. Hudson of Mem- Phis, state regent for Tennessee- Mrs. Mary Forrest Bradley of Memphis, regent of Commodore Jerry Chapter of Memphis and Mrs. W. B FlaniKe.n, Mrs. B. C. Colbert and Mrs. E. s. Shippen all of Osceola and Mrs. Howard Proctor of Little Rock, formerly of BlythevHIe. The luncheon table was centered v. ''.I. nativity scene and the room was decorated with red berries and greenery. The meeting was opened with the singing of Christmas carols and Mrs. Little led the salute to the flag. Entertainment of the afternoon was a Santa Clans, played by J. O j Anderson of Earle, and gifts were exchanged between the members and each guest was presented a j W. M. U. Has Meeting With Mrs. Lunsford The home of Mrs- W. F Lunsford was the setting for tho meeting of the Women's Missionary Union of clear Lake Baptist Church this week. During the day a quilt was quIH- cd for Mrs. Burnls Moore of Memphis, formerly of Clear Lake. A program on Europe was dls- cu-ed in the afternoon session which followed a covered dish luncheon. Refused Prizes <mmm?...... ^s'^'SSS^^WSBWISIBMSHWBSSBW Chosen as Miss ATT-Armed Faroes Oln In a content In which Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine and Coast Guard Installations throughout the nation sent In entries, Mis« mukl« Oilman, ai, a' civilian em- ploye at Lackland .Air Base, San Antonio, Texas, lunifrt down all the price* which went, with th« award because they would Interfere with her wedding plans, 8h« Is to be married to * rttll torn Holllton civilian employe on Dec. 1J. (NBA Telephoto from Ofllclal AAF photo.) •ven fr*t _ _ _ „ Frenchman 1 , food ~ptob]~aWiaat u not rationed but th« twernmeat hai elo**d byteher inept fir* dun a wMk In in attempt to aprwd UM •uppljr. . f'**' 0 ** «'» »r« <* tin Ml*, but their arrival In P«rl»' U .n,n and normally the supply |o«« nowhere near satisfying th* d«Mn(U ot the city's 4,000.000. Pith U tctnt and »>l«h.prt«*d. Th* tupply, «f (r**na wu good during th* MM- aur but U fading "OK. :. Ilwlrlcllr out To save pow«r and fuel, th« fU*- trlelty to** off In ftrls two d»yi a w**k at TIM a.m., ram* on »- i«ln for th* lunch )iour arid Is'eut acaln until f.M p.m.' So far »as hM not b»fii cut but U U expected priMiir* wh*A th*/ fu*l ihorU«* let* really bad Th* coal ration varlM »ceoKlln< ,tb th« number o[ iwrsons In a family — about a quarl*r ton for on* or two personi, t hill* more for thro* or four persons, and'amall siippl*- menU where there are ««p>cUnt niothera and bal>l«a. But again th* ration li mythical In many oa.i*«, AIUrnaliv«ly, tli* rrenchnuin can buy wood MI fret sale or black market coal at prices far beyond th* means, of most. In th* morning, th* Frenchman i'-Inks, bitter er»a la * coffee m»d» from acorna, 'and mtmchu dry 'n-carl. At noon and night, hln HIM! it horn* will ne wup, another piece X dry bread, »*lad or a veietabl*, ttoi Th* httr* «f One phawo* th* haudfc it to |tW working Mtrf erasing their work M^v. It kte- ln* doit* by'thtelhinC *jWt. «*.. tlon puitti '«tth W»»bttt*7'X** lurfM* U'nMattM* to «M-> II •1th beartU .and mlorlnt 'UMfe, k« «te ' Marriage fAcerueg The following couple obtained a maritige license yesterday In the office of Miss Elizabeth Blythe, county clerk: Henry J. Stevens and Miss Lois Jane Korta, both of Champaign, 111. Pennsylvania is the largest producer of coal in the United States. Power used to operate a giant radio tube in a Pittsburgh broadcasting station could push two street cars up a steep grade. Coming Events Social Calendar Women's Missionary Society of First Baptist Church will meet In circle croujis Monday. Circle Ono, Mrs. Kendall Berry; Circle Two, Mrs. E. F. Coals; Circle Three, Mrs. C. W. Affllck; Circle Four, Mrs. J. W. Portlock; Circle Five. Mrs. Albert .Enderiln; Circle Six, Mrs, O. 3. Lemons. Young Women's Auxiliary of First Baptist Church will meet at the clmrcrf for their Christmas party. Mis Iva Seay and Mis Snra Joyner cntcrtnliilne with a pniiy honoring MlM ahlrlcy Durham, bride- elect .at the Joyncr home, Bushiest Women's Circle Eluht of the First Baptist church meeting with Mrs.- Bnrl McGregor, 316 8. Division at 1:30 p.m. TtirMlny Hachahomo Bridge Club—Mra.. H. W. Bradley. Tuesday Biidge Club — Mrs. Charles Orlgger. Club fcipht—Mrs. otto Scrape. Tri-Town Bridge Club—Mrs. J. Mell Brooks Jr. . La Nuevc Bridge Club—Mrs. Bernard Graham. Daughters of American Revolution will have luncheon meeting at Hotel Noble with Mrs. C. R. Wroten and Mrs. H. W. Wylie as hosteses. Mrs. Lloyd Slickmon will have rhfuge of the program asslted by Mrs. Murray Smart. Wednesday Wednesday Bridge Club — Mrs. Charles Rose. Thursday Mrs. J. O.' Frazier entertaining G. N. B. Club. Mrs. Cecil Shane' entertaining Mid-Week Club members. Mrs. Drover Wren entertaining Jolly Eight Club. Mrs. P. O. Foster entertaining Thursday Contract Club, Thursday Night Bridge Club — Mrs. Ben Harpolc. ' Friday Mrs. A. A. Hardy entertaining members of the o. B. O, Club. Civic Calendar Monday .Junior Chamber of Commerce, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday Lions Club, 12:10 p.m. American Legion, 7:30 p.m. High School Parent Teacher Association, Board Meeting, 2:30 p.m. Regular meeting, 3 p.m. City Council. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday zKiwanls Club, 12:10 p.m. Sudbury Parent Teacher Association, Board Meeting, 2:30 p.m. Regular meeting, 3 p.m. Messiah practice at Irst Baptist Church, B:10 p.m. Trim-May Rotary Club, 12:15 p.m. Chamber ot Commerce Board of Directors meeting, old Board, 2 p.m. New Board, 2:30 p.m. We the Women Ay Ruth Mtllett ' NKA Stair Writer A woman reader recently wrote a New York World-Telegram wom«n'» |)«8c columnist, n.iklnj If there Is any way she can make use of the little porkst of coloring that comes with, oleomargarine, since she doesn't bother with the messy : 4job of coloring olco. The columnlil iUjiB«sted .several wsys It might be used in ccx>klng.,I suvnc.M. ,ihe mail Rnlh Mlllelt It to her congressman, and ask him why the can't buy oleo colored. If housewives would send every packet of coloring from every pound of filcn they buy, during the courst of a month, to thtlr rlprt- course of a month, to their representative* It might Impress on them just how much time the women of the country are wasting on thla entirely unnecessary Job. Fuw families of any size today can afford to cat butter. From ne- cesfiity, they have switched to oleo —bought uncolorcd. TKN-CK.VT TAX > Of course, the housewife can buy It colored, If she U willing to pay the 10 cents n pound tax charged by the United Stales government. She cun. that is. 11 she doesn't live in one of the 33 stales where colored margarine can't be sold at any price. So the host thing to do with that little packet of margarine coloring is to send it to your congressman. But don't ask him what to do with it. Tell him. Tell him to toss It out the window, along/with the ridiculous oleo legislation. Cold And Hunger Confront France As Winter Heart PAR18 '(UP) — A handful pf coal (or th* winter. Meat onet a wwkt n luckier week*. No milk. No butler. A «)lce of two of bread a day, That's" the pronpect tor Franc* Ihli whiten for those who can't afford to buy.In the black market, That, of course, la the majority of th* population, th* laborers and Workers. Fmicr, theoretically, has * normal rationing «yilem destined, ai any other, to spread scarce itaplM among the (reatent number of persons. In faot, the rationing ayiUm rarely works. The butter ration, for eiampl* h«i not been seen »lnc« August. II li the same with th* «Ugar, oil and margarln* ratloni. Milk lJmlU4 Tlie milk ration Is limited to pregnant women and btblta, but even they often can't i«t milk Bill), there Is plenty of milk to he had for a price In thi blMk market. The bread ration lias been out to 200 grams »day, about two good sized sllcei, little better than nothing for a Frenchman u*ed to de Read Courier New« Want Acts. The Rer. D. R. McDougal Complimented With Party ' OSCEOLA, Dec. 6. - Th. RCV. D. R. McDougal, retired Methodist minister, was honored with a drop- ; In party this afternoon at the home i of Mrs O. w. Knight with Miss [ Mae Morrison and Mrs. Alma Mor- I rison as co-hoste-sses. < The occasion was to celebrate his i 78th birthday. ] The hostesses served refreshments of cake and drinks. Opening PERCY'S ELECTRIC SHOP 1919 W. Main Phone 901 Call us for HOUJ« Wiring — Electrical Appliances — — Installations Prompt Service THE FINEST CHRISTMAS GIFT Russell Stover Candied *r« aitdeaf fkt finesl Jngredieiits, scientifically blended to mike the most delicious candies, appreciated by... •M appropriate for... •veryont. WOOD'S DRUG STORE 221 West Main St. Phone 507 At The Hospitals Rljlhcvllle Hospital Dismissed: Bert House, city. Mrs, C. A. Bnrrett and baby, Bteetc, Mo. Walla HonpUal Di.*;iJif.s5i?(1: Mrs, J. T. Aariabraiiner Bn<j bahy. Manila. Mm. Charlei Whlttak«r and baby.' Osceola. Dnnny Fisher, city. MrB. George ar«b, oily. Mrs. Hnrry Lutes and taby. Rt 2, city. Santa Sayt: . Only Shopping Days until Christmas Credit it Fr«e at Fitzpatrick's JEWELRY STORES It taken only 1 Mlnit** t* Open a Chharfi Aet««nt - W"%*— >-£rnt*r 3p«nd hack-br«aklng, brow- perBpirlnic days . . . enslaved by your wasMub '. . . In an inadequately healed, dismal unfiniihed basement? TRY! . . . bring your wash to our Laundry. At the drop of a lint . . . presto I Sparkle— Clean wash and linens. Betteh tlian" ever before! Blytheville Steam Laundry-Cleaners nd on rare oowuUxn, 4 u»»l or a rabbit stow M« tats thl* In < «ol out tUctrloity twiot k „. work In a told o/tlo*' at PhoiM 441 • AND EAR BOUND , SATISFACTION DANIEL Felt 'Comfy 1 -KoyalHIu*—Taup* $3.00 By Bloom lose Red Satin Mule* N.andM. $|00 Widths '4° Tuzzies' By Bloom EOM With Heels or Slid** Red — Blue — Pink $100 Special 4 ' Leather Slides By' Fulton for Men: Brown ft Tin Blue ft Grey Weave Tan Calf iroo For Ladies t Uarh«r Mulct Red, Wine Tan '4°° f •.-&-BONTT •SHOES! drawing an4 Mb* »o*p andtwator • dm • •r for clean inf A ont-Maa h« pU Mi-' • 1 . MOM to p4j*hl*MMt h« puUk, Hart thu IMI «oh«i « thu *»' Original formula for lllrl UUc* was tvelv*4 fefr Ian to dlsgUU* U4t<MiMt •d In* mtdtoln*. N*' I C»Un»*lii llMw* B*f|mi» Nt|kt Kv KMl Continuant Evtry Diy Box Office Op«M Show Start* 2:00 LISTEN TO KICK UN a.m. Ititi B •. 4rM i Helldorado with R« itrl.l "The Vltll»»U" Ho. 11 CenUnii«M Bhawiaf <lt\m»ti UlU-UlM JOEL MeCIEl VERONICA L«£ Coming to tfi« < GEM THEATRE •fyth.yill*, Ark. Six Gun Serenade with llmmj W*k*lr ••rial "»»• •*•!>*-1«« 11 • __ Ont't *hm Cat UiM to lid* C*»t Stowing iMfeT. H»<11>«* Malta 1:15 p».-ll:M r m B» Offt** ft»*M t-. Show Start* (:« Badman's Territory wHh Serial "G-M«fe- N*. * Cant. Sh«w* gat. 11 u

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