The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 9, 1947 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 9, 1947
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Iftt BIATHEVILLE (ARK.)' COWUKR NEWS TUESDAY, DECEMBER ». 194T Bocielu, Alewd. • - - .- • • r Phon « * 461 Surprise Slower Honors Miss Shirley Barham '. MisS'Shlrley Barham, whose marriage 'to House Harp will be solemnized Sunday'afternoon at First Christian Cliurch, was "complimented last nijKt.when Miss Sara Joy- n«r ajicl Miss Iva Scny entertained •t th*, Joyrier; home. Miss Joyjier and Mlss'Seay will serve as bridesmaids In the wedding. A- few of Miss Barham's incvstMn- timatefriends were guests. The home was beautifully decorated with arrangements of white chrysanthemums and greenery. Miss Barham was presented a corsage ol while .shatter carnations . Jor hej; hair and' was later surprls- ^d with gilts Ironi the ' Refreshments of'a dessert course with coffee were served at small tables, centered wilh bud vases of while pom pon chrysanthemums. Guests Included Mrs, George Barham, grandmother ot tlie bride- elect, and Mrs. H. L. Harp, mother ol bridegroom-elect. Calvary Baptist Groups Meet For Program, Study Circle One of Calvary Baptist W.M.U. Entertained With Circle Meetings The Women's Missionary Unioii of the First Baptist Church met In Circle, groups yesterday afternoon. Circle.One met wltli Mrs. Kendall Berry-for « luncheon with 13 members present. The 'opening prayer was given by Mrs. Berry and Miss Cordelia Wllhlte gave Ihe dev<5- .liona|. Mrs. Jodie Nabers. president, was presented a. gilt, Tlic closing prayer was given by Mrs. M. C, Outlaw. Mrs, E. P. Coats entertained Circle Two at her home, wilh 12 members and one visitor, Mrs. Roy .Woods, present. W. Marion Williams ^avo the -opening pr-aycr und Mrs. Woods gave '» reading oti "What Is. Christinas". Mrs. Blo- mcycr offered the closing prayer nnd after tills gifts were exchanged by the group. Mrs. R. E. Vanhooser, president, was prcsenlerl a gift by the group. Refreshments \vere served. Fourteen members were present •*hen.Mrs. C. W. Afflick entertained Circle Three at her home. Dr. Edna Nics gave the opening prayer nml devotional. Mr.s. J. T. Westbrook, president, was presented wltli a sift and Mrs. D. B. Bledsoe, who Is Mission Study teacher, received a gift. Each guest was pre- Women's Missionary Union met yesterday at the home of Mrs Charles lipford at the Alrbase. The Bible study was in the form | .. vlum t | lc hostess served vcfresh- ol a round table discussion and j m ents was taken from the book of The sented a favor. Mrs. Roy J. Mori is was surprised with a shower ' by tlie yroup during the social hour Bits of News Acts. Prayers were given by Mrs. S. D. McGhee, Mrs Roy Smith nnd Mrs, Harry Bariiett. Mrs. Donald Aycock was elected program chairman. The hostess served refreshment.'!. Circle Two met yesterday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Vernon Boyd. The opening prayer vns given by Mr*. P. H. Jerriigan and Mrs. Bertie Vastblnder was In charge of the program during which Mrs. Vnstbinder gave\a talk on "The Uttermost Parts of the World". Mrs. Jernlgan chose for her topic "The Good Will Christmas Story". "Christmas on the Amazon", was the subject chosen by Mrs. II. J. Fondren and Mrs. D. Webster spoke on "Wings of the Utterinost Parts of the Earth". "Mtsery Unrelieved" was the subject chosen by Mrs. ' Vernon Boyd. : During the business session which was presided over by Mrs. Jernl- gan, vice-president, plans were made for the federation banquet to be held Thursday night at Calvary Baptist Church for the Mississippi County Association. Refreshments were served by the hostess. ' Baptist Y. W. A. Meets At ChurcrvJ'For Social , ' The Young Woman's Assoc'lntlo of the First Baptist Church met last night, 7:30 ^o'clock at the church for their annual Christinas party and program. There were 17 members and one guest, Mrs. Charles Davis, present. Mra. Davis taught the third chapter of the Mission Study book "My World Too", and Miss Eiisc Lewis gave the devotional. Mrs. C. E. Johnson gave the closing prayer. During the social. Christmas presents were exchanged by the group and refreshments were served. » * • Methodist Group Meets At Joiner For Program Young people and adult advisors from the Blytheville Methodist churches attended the Mississippi County Sub-District Youth Fellowship meeting last night at Joiner. The program was opened with a prelude, "O Holy Night", and the Rev. J. Albert Gatlin, district superintendent, led In prayer. The subject of the program wns, "The Life of Fannie Crosby, Blind ,Hymn Writer". Jcre Wiseman of Osceola, president, was In charge of the busi- ness'meeting. Whitton received the banner with one-hundred percent in general excellence. A recreation period followed and refreshments were served. i Circle Four met at the home of iVr.i. J. W. Portlock with 11 members present.. Mrs, Jim Crniton offered the opening prayer and Mrs. Ebb Caison gave the devotional taken from Luke 2..Mrs. Ted King gave the Christmas story reading, and Mis. R. G. Cash led the closing praycf. Mrs. King, president, AUS presented with a gift, and re- reshments were served. Mr.s. Albert Bntlerlin wa.s hos- .ess to Circle Five with 11 members present. Mrs. S. M. Hood gave opening prayer and the devotional was given by Mrs. Lloyd Stickmon. Gilts were exchanged by the group and refreshments were served during the social hour. Circle Six met with Mrs. C. S. Lemons wilh eight members. present. Tlie opening prayer was given by Mrs. R. L. Maxwell and Mr.s. E. E. Stevens reviewed the mission Study Book. Mrs. Lemons gave the closing prayer. Mrs. E. B. WomlEon, Mrs. E. E. Stevens and -Mrs. Lemons were all presented gifts by the group. Refreshments wore served. Presbyterian Women Meet in Circle Gi'ojjps Tfce Wonjcii's Auxiliary of. .,lho 'First.Presbyterian cAurqh met' In Circle Groups yesterday wl,th each of the nftcrnooifc^clrcles having their First W.S.C.S. Group Meets For Christmas Program The Women's Society of Christian Service of the First Methodist Church met yesterday afternoon at the church for Ihe regular meeting with the theme of tlie program Christmas at Home and In Foreign Nations." Mrs. G. W. Pyle.s was in charge of the program, assisted by Mrs. J. W. Adams, Jr., Mrs. J,. K. Baker. Mrs. Toby Lang, Mrs. James Stevenson, Mrs. Fred Fleeman, Mrs. William Wyatl, Mrs. .i.imcs C. Guard, and Mrs. R, B, Stout. Mrs, Louis Hickman sang Christmas carols. Presentation of life membership was made to Mrs. W. A. Stlckinan, Mrs. Wyatt Henley, Mrs. John Featherstone and Mrs. R. N. Hill. Mrs Hugh Whilsill, president, was presented a gift by the group for her work during the year. Refreshments were served by the hostesses, Mrs. B. M. Matthews, Mrs J. B. WnlXcr, Mrs. Stevenson, Mrs. E. J. Browne, Mrs. Elsie Fisk, Mrs Jnhn Smotlicrman, Mrs. E. B. Gee Mrs. W. Leon Smith, Mrs. Wyatt, Mrs. Hill, Mrs John Caudill, Mrs, Pylcs and Mrs. 11. N. Swearcngcn Si-. Anniversary Celebrated By Mr. and Mrs. Norris Mr. and Mrs. Samuel F, Norris bscrved their twentieth wedding nnlvcrsavy Saturday night with n lance, nt Hotel Noble. A holiday setting was used for he affair, held In the Mirror Room, where all of the large windows were banked wilh greenery, centered with urge reel candles and miniature Christmas trees. Christmas trees. Tlie Christmas notif was further carted out by hav- "Merry Christmas" written across all the mirrors in gay colors. The (\nnlversivry theme was com- Incd with the Yuletldc In decora- Jons of Hie refreshment table, arranged in front of the end windows, and from which assorted party foods were served. The guc.sts were met In the Rose Room by Mrs., Etjgnr Borum anil Mrs. W. J. Pollard: Mrs. James Hill Jr., presided at the refreshment table and also assisting in the serving were Mrs. F. E. Blnck, Mrs. Marvin Robinson. Mrs. S. S. Patterson, Mr.s. Margnrct Mnhnn Bell nnd Mrs. Eejnia Levy AJienbcrg of Memphis Tiie host nnd the hostess received the guests at the door nf the Mirror Room. Mrs. Norris wore a ballerina length dress of black faille with a Corporal William C. Gllllam of Bollng Field, Washington, D. C,, Is .spending Itis furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Gllllam and brother, Howard Gilliam, 413 E. Main. Mis. Richard B, Logan and son, Rlckle, have returned (a their home In Charleston, Mo., after a brief visit here with Mrs. Logan's parents, Mr. and Mrs. O, w. McCutchen Mrs. Caraway Hostess To G.E.O. Club, Guests Mrs Richard Day, Mrs. Bernard Graham, Miss Jane CastUo and Miss i*anc Gosnell were guests other than member* last night when Mrs. T. H. Caraway was hostess lo the G. E, O. Club with a dessert bridge. The home was decorated with a Christmas motif. High score In the games was won by Mrs, Jew Evrard and Miss Gosncll won bridgo, • • • i Mrs. Humphrey Reports • On Membership Drive The membership drive for new members of the American Legion j Auxiliary of Dud Cason Post 24 Is Mr. and Mrs W. C. Cates have i l!l 8S'ng it was announced today by as their guest' for several days | Mrs - N - J ' Humphrey, president of their nephew, Cecil WcLscl of Ar- ' llle organisation. llngton, Va. "If your husband, brother or son Mr. and Mi's. Stanley Ballon ot [served his country honorably In war Lexington, Nebr., are spending MV- | nllrt ls now a member of the Amerl- eral days here ps guests of Mrs. jcnn Legion, you are eleglble to mem- Barton's parent.';, Mr. and Mrs. O. j nershlp In one of the largest and W. McCulchen: Noble Gill nt Blythevillr. who Is most influential women's organizations In Ihe world, the American representing the state Board of Legion Auxiliary," Mra Humphrey Education, and Ralph B. Jones of ! said. . Little Hock. Stale Commissioner of Education, left last night for I/vs Angeles, Calif, where they will attend * conference of chief state school officers, sponsored by the United States Department of Education. They will return In 10 days or two weeks. Miss Filth Glllman of Halls, Tcnn.. arrived Sunday to spend several days here with her sister. Mrs. Clarence Gcan and family Mr. nnd Mrs. Fred L,. arable of Kankakce. ill., nre the parents of a son born Dec. 5. Their first child. he has been named Fred Jr. Mrs- Orable is the former Miss Neds Flo Thompson of Blylhcvllle. Miss Vannyc Whlticy, who is a student at Ouachlta college, Ar- kade)phla, spent the weekend here with her parents. Mr. nnd Mrs. Joe ' iVhitlev ' Condition ship, who ,, undergoing treatment at the Blythevllle Hospital, is im-! headdress 'of red roses.* Bernard Gooch played the plnno informally us the guests gathered and JaLcr Ihcvc was dr\ncHng. Out-of-town Riiests for. the .affair -were Mr. nnd Mrs. Walter ,L; Durham, Mr. tvnd Mrs. Casey Elliott and subject "What Do I "Put! "«• i<* mn Lcv >' Allenberg, all of Each circle made n special I Memphis; Mr. nnd Mrs. Frank Y offering the Vera Lloyd Children's Home In Montlcello. This home was adopted by the Presbyterian women here and offerings are made to it annually. Circle One met nt Mis. G. W. Dillnluinty's home with Mrs. Hermon Carlton as co-hostess. Eleven members were present. Mrs. H. H. Houchins was In charge ot the program. Mrs. Harvey T Kidci was hostess to Circle Two with 12 members present. Mrs. Jef*ln M. White wns iti .chnrge of the program. Mrs. Zal B. Harrison Is chairman of the group. Circle Three met nt. Mrs. Edgar Borum's home wilh her mother. Mrs. Elizabeth Green, as co-hostess. Mrs. Vernon Tliotnnsson is chairman of this sroup and Mr Walter Day was In charge of <>ie program. Nine members anrt two visitors were present. Circle Five met Inst night at the home of Mrs. c. M. Gray with Miss May DIxon as co-hostess Mrs E. B. Thomas is the chairman ot Coming Events Social Caltndar Mr«. J. A. Leech will entertain the D chapter of P. E O. Sister- hod with a ChrUUnaa party at her home. Ladies Bible Claw of First Methodist Church will have their annual ChrUtmai Party at the church Wednesday nlfht at ":30 p.m. Mr«. Cornelius Modinger entertaining Town and Country Club. Wednesday Bridge club — Mr«. Charles ROM. Thursday Mrs., J. c. Frailer entertaining O. N. B. Club. Mrs. Cecil Shane entertaining Mld-Week club members. Mr*. Grover Wren entertaining Jolly Eight Club. ,Mr». p. o. Foster entertaining Thursday OiShtraet Club. Thursday Night Bridge club — Mrs. Ben Harpole. Mrs. Loy Welch entertaining the Octette Club. Woman's Friday Club members will 1 In the American Legion Auxiliary you will meet women who are facing the problems common to veterans' families and who are working together to solve these problems.' Mrs. Humphrey urged those who ace members but whose dues have gone dillnciuent. to contact her or Mrs. Eddie Burks, membership chairman. Also those who have never belonged and who' are elgiblc- for membership into this organization are asked to contact either Mrs. Humphrey or Mrs. Burks. The Auxiliary mcels the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Legion Hut nt 7:30 p.m. of Haskell Blankcn- W.S.C.S. Entertained At Ed Wiseman Home OSCEOLA. Dec. 3—The Woman* Society of Christian Service met lay w iroved today. R- B. Purvis Is spending'a week at Mayo's Clinic lii Rochester, Minn., for K chcck-\ip. Condition of Eunice Gcan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. D. dean, who has been seriously ill with pneumonia, Is Improved today. Mr. and Mrs- H. C. Blankensiilp will return home Umight from Chicago, III., where they have been for several days. They were accompanied by Mr. nnd Mrs. Joe Filzpatrlck. of Memphis, who formerly lived here. i meeting with 10 members attending. Mrs. Roland Boothe, prcsldenl, was in charge of the meeting and gave a report on the past years activities and plans were made for the coming year. - ' . Following the meeting the hostess served n salad course and hot drinks. Engagement. Announced Of Miss Louise Woodard Mr. and Mrs: Clarence Woodard today unounce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Louise Woort- arci to Hugh Ed Smith, son of Mr. Students Are Rewarded Tile motion picture, "Song oj Love," was seen today by the students of the fifth and sixth grades at. Central School, who met summer vacation requirements In read- Ing. They were guesti of their principal. Miss Sunshine Swift. The children who read and wrote reports on the required number of approved library books are; Bobbie Cecil Billy I Ann Qregg, Kay. Hindman, ' Graves. Rondal Johnson, Baptist Women's Union Meets in Circle Groups OSCEOLA. Dec. 9.—The Womar.s Missionary Union of First Baptist Church' met In circle groups yesterday afternoon. Circle One met at Ihe church with Mrs. W. M. McWllllams in charge of the program. Mrs. K. J. Kearney gave the devotional and Mrs. Russell Clubb read a Christmas story. Mrs. McWUliams closed the meeting with prayer. Circle Two was entertained by Mrs. Roy Cox at her home, with Mrs. V. G. Mann as program leader, and Mra. A. K. Thorne conduct- Ing. Mrs. Jimmy Bass conducted the worship period and others who loolc part included Mrs. W. T. Hale and Mrs. 1. 8. Burton. A social hour followed. and Mrs. Will Smith. Miss Woodard was Phillips, Jack Lackman. Bob Will- Inghnin, Patsy Fisher. Sue Keeling, Linda Raydcr and Dorothy Shepherd, grndualortj. Although this award had been from the Burdelte High School and offered only to Miss Swift's home Is now employed by Ihe Ben Frailly- room pupils of this term and last meet at the clubhouse at 2:30 pm. for their Chrlatmaa program. The Fidelia Sunday School Class of First, Baptist Church will have their Christmas Party at the home of Mrs. Alvln Huffman Sr., 1123 W. Walnut, 7 p.m. Mrs. A. A. Hardy entertaining members of the C. B. C. Club. Civic Calendar Tuesday Lions Club, U:vO p. m. American Legion, 7:30 p. m City Council, 7:30 p. m. Wednesday Kiwanls club, 12:10 p. m. Sudbury Parent Teacher Association, Board Meeting; 2:30 p. m. Regular meeting, 3 p. m. Messiah practice at First Baptist Church, 8:10 p. m. Thuridaj Rotary Club, 12:15 p. m. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meeting, old Board, 2 P. m. New Board 3:30 p. m. Osceola Events TUESDAY Basketball, Oeceola vs Blytheville, there, 8:00 p.m. American Legion Auxiliary, Coni- munity House, 8:00 p.m. \ WEDNESDAY P.T.A. High School, 2:30 pjn. THURSDAY Y. W. A. of Baptist Church meeting with Mrs. J. J. Roberts nt 7 p.m. Two Table Club at the home of Mrs.. Bettye Nell Starr, luncheon, 12:30 p.m. Flannigan Sunday School Class of First Methodist Church meeting at the home of Mrs. E. H. Burns, 7:30 p.m. Kiwanis Club, Elementary School, 7:00 p.m. FRIDAY Two Table Club at the home ol Mrs. Bruce Colbert. Basketball, Oceola VB Dyess, here, 8:00 p.m. SATURDAY Basketball, Osceola vs Wilson, here. 8:00 p.m. . At The Hospitals \ Blvtbevllle Hospital Dismissed: Ira Gray, city. Bobhy Jo Wardlaw, city. Mrs. O. R. Nave, city Walls HaaplUl Dismissed: Mrs. R. O. McGraw and baby, city. Mrs. W. T. Garrett. Luxora. Mrs. Mildred Canada, city. Ronnie Burnett, city. • Mrs. W. E. Brent, Rte. 3, city, Girls Auxiliary Meets At Miss Michael's Home NEW LIBERTY. Dec. »—The Jewel Abernathy Girls Auxiliary of New Liberty Baptist Church met last night at the home of Miss Bobble Faye Michael for their regular program. The program was opened by sing- Ing "O Little Town of Bethlehem' and rjrayer was led by Mrs. L. G. Miller. Miss Sara. Sue Nash gave the devotional taken from Luke, 2, 8-20. The business meeting was conducted by the vice president, Miss Mamie Ruth Lloyd, followed by a program on "Gifts We Can All Give." Miss Lloyd gave a talk, entitled, 'Keeping Christmas" and Miss Michael spoke on "For Jesus, With Love." "My Faithful Stewardship" was the lltle ot Miss Nash's speech nnd Miss Lloyd spoke again on Food for The Hungry." The program was closed with sentence prayer. A guest other than members was the Rev. L. G. Mllle Following the refreshments served by the hostess, assisted by her mother, Mrs. C. F. Michael, the members made -sock dolls for the Baptist Orphans Home In Monticello. Marriage Licenses ' The following couples obtained marriage licenses over the weekend in the office of Miss Elizabeth Blythe, county clerk. O. E. Hanner and Miss Berty* Snyder, both of Blythevllle. Roy William Calvin and Mls» Clara Evelyn Simpson, both of Blythe- vilie. Roger H. Berry nnd Miss Henrietta Chllton, both of Terre Haute, Ind. Max Sherwood of Holland, Mo., and Miss Frances Marsh, of Blythe- vllle. Ernest D. Harris of Blylherllh). and Miss Martha Nell Grey of Luxora. Leslie James Dorrls and Miss Julia Ann Hicks, both of Blytheville. marie to purchase a new 'living Love and Mrs, J. Nenl Gcsscll, all of Jonesboro; Mr. and Mrs. Brnxton Bragg. Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey White, Mr. nnd Mrs. Ben F. Butler, Mrs. Rose Adams and Raymond Cartwright, nil of Osceola: C. L. Smith of Lcnchvllle; H. Highllll of Parma, Mo., and Blythevllle; nnd Mrs. Mol- He stcrnbcrg of Chicago, formerly of Blytheville. •* • * Lake Street Women Meet ' Al Church For Program Lake Street Methodist Women's i Society of Christian service met yesterday afternoon nt the church. Mrs. j. w, Maloney gave the devotional on the subject of "No East or West," after which Christmas carols were sung Mrs. H. H. Blcvins gave the study course on the subject of "We thr People of Ihe United Nations." others taking part on the i program were. Mrs. w. I- Green,' Mrs. George Slllwcll. Mrs. C. M. Baxter. Mrs. Don Lut7. nnd Mrs room suite tor the parsonage. Mrs. w. L. Green dismissed group wilh prayer. the term, Dick Foster of the fourth grade was also a guest because of lin Store here. Mr. Smith ' It connected with LuUrclrs Grocery. Ithaca Helpt Ithaca ITHACA, N. Y. (UP)—The modern city of Ithaca, N. Y., will help the age-old city of Ithaca, Greece. replace books lost during the war. In.response to an appeal from th« mayor ot the Greek community, residents of the upstate New York city raised 1400 to buy the requested books. contest, "Let's Learn Music," which is sponsored by the Junior "League ol Memphis. !\Ve hls> outstanding vacation reading record. "Song of Love!' was chosen as the picture to gee because It Is the story of musicians studied bj this group in the letter writing • Effective JANUARY 1st WiM Discontinue Giving of Eagle Stamps the MIGHTY FAST Relief For RHEUMATIC ACHES-PAINS' Sore, Stiff Muscles When you're suflerinc from rheumatic, lumbaco or neuritis pains—from stiff lime muscles—rub on Must«ole for : fast, bnz-laatinc relief. MusterolB offers ALT. the advantage* ol a warming, stimulating mustard plaster yet is so much easier to apply —just rub it on. Muaterole instantly starts to relieve aching aoreneas and helps break, up th« painful lurface conation. la 3 strengths. At all drugstore*. MUSTEROtE this group. Subject of the program >'oc Strickland. Mrs. Blevlns closed "The Road lo Bclhlehcm". I the program wilh prayer. was Mrs. and scenes, candles and carols. There Alice Womack gave (he talk illustrations were given were present. members nnd 4 , visitors . Mrs. Stilwell presided over the business session at which plans were made for the Christmas party to he held at the parsonage nevt Monday afternoon. Also plans were ite ONLY 13 DAYS OF SHOPPING LEFT.. / Better Hurry If You Want To Give a Top-Notch Gift She'll Appreciate! • DOOR CHIMES • PERCOLATORS • TOASTERS • ELECTRIC IRONS And Other Gift Notions In Limited Supply SEE OUR LINE OF- FIXTURES IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC MADE CHARLIE'S ELECTRIC SHOP 114 North First Street Phont 2993 We're Prepared For that HOLIDAY RUSH! • Better (leaning.... the Hudson Finish • • • In Hours No pusses honoied on Sunday &k Continuous' Shows fiat, and Sun. Bargain Night Every Night Except Continuous Shows • Every Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN 8:00 a.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:39 p.m. the Bony Tuesday and Wednesday. Also Short Subjects Coming to the GEM THEATRE, Blytheville, Ark. Saturday and Sunday West of Carson City Cont'fl Shows Sal. 12:30 to 11:38 Cont- Showlnc Sunday l:30-ll!0» Admission Adults 25c, Tax Incl. for the Asking Paramount News and snort* Continuous Showing 1:15 p.m.-ll:00 p.m. Box OfRcc Opens 6:30; Show Slatls 6:45 HUDSON CLEANER TAILOR » CLOTHIER Blythtvilte, Ark. Stcele, Mo. Tuesday and Wednesday LQC11U BUUlinOI WBI 'WHIUMBHDIK MUBUllvmy l)\KK«W\IR! Also Short Subject*

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