The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 16, 1947 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 16, 1947
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BLTTHEVILLE (AUK.) COURIEK NEWS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1947 A/euti Phone 4161 Berry Home Is Setting For Christmas Party Til* Gleaners Sunday School Class of the First" Baptist Church had their annual Christmas party and turkey dinner last night, 7 o'clock, at the Kendall Berry home with Mrs. Berry and Mrs. Walter Blihop as hostesses. Other than the' 35 members ure- ient were five guests, Mrs. E. C. Brown, Mrs. D. B. Bledsoe, Mrs. Alvln Huffman, Jr., Mrs. Charles lUy Newcomb, »nd Mrs. O. M. Mor' (tn of Hot Springs. Mr* M. C. Crlttenden, who was In charge of the program, gave the welcome address, after which a special musical program of Christmas c»JOU w»» presented by Mrs. CharlM PMin and Mtt. Murray anart. M. Luke'* account of Christmas WM fiftn. by lira. Bishop and Mrs. Lloyd Stlckmon told a Christmas story. With the exchange of prca;nt3 from the brightly lighted clulst- tree th« Identity of each member's year "secret pal" during the past was revealed. Mrs. Bishop, class teacher, also was presented a gift from the class by Miss Delia Purtle, class president. Each Individual table was marked itlth »ilver leaves and place cards wer» miniature candles In brass holders. The dining table, draped with a cutwork linen cloth, held as a centerpiece, six graduated can- dlei garlanded with greenery and Nandtna berries with a design of •ilrer leave* and greenery on each corner. Th» Christmas tree and other gay decoration* wer« used In the entertaining room's to carry out the Yulelide Motif. I Football Boys Honored By Red Pepper Club The Red Pepper Club'of Blylhc- ville High School entertained with a formal banquet last nisht at the Mirror Room of Hotel Noble honoring member* of the football team Royal Service Program Had At W. M. S. Meeting The Woman's Missionary Society of First Baptist Church met yesterday at the church for a Royal Scrv- ce Program. Mis. Marlon Williams, president, cd the opening service which was :he watchword of the year, followed >y group singing of "Hark, The rferald Angels Sing," Mrs. E. B. Woodson was in charge of the program, entitled, "Challenge For Service," and Mrs. Lloyd Sllclc- mon led in prayer. Mrs. E. E. Stevens gave the devotional on "Gods Hope of Qlory In Human History," and Mrs. II. II. Brooks gave a talk, entitled, "Kingdom Service," Mis, C. M. Smart played^several selection* of Christinas music and Mrs. O, 8. lemons gave a talk on "40 Years." Prayers were led by Mrs. Williams and Mrs. Ebb Carson. Mrs. Hardaway Hostess To Episcopal Auxiliary Mrs. O. O, Harclaway was hostess last night to members of the St Stephen's Episcopal auxiliary. Mrs. Frank Greer gave the opening prayer and Mrs. S. S. Patterson was in charge of the program. The subject was "The Church and the Crisis in Public Education." The group gave the closing prayer nd a social hour followed. handle Lighting Service ~ield By Presbyterians The Womans Auxiliary of the First Presbyterian Church met yes- erday afternoon, 2:30 o'clock at the church for a candle lighting service on the "Light of Llle". Mrs. C. M. Gray, president, presided during the business meeting with Mrs. F. w. Whltner, assisted by Mrs. J. E. Beasley and Mrs. L. Bits of News To Marry a King? and their coaches. Miss Mary Morgan gave the invocation and Miss Peggy Fleeman, president of the club, the welcome address. Captain Billy Wayne McFurland gave the response, The poem, "The Road Leads To You," was given by Roy Smith and Miss Evelyn Hatcher read the prophecy. Miss Arden Ferguson, Mis! Barbara Monoghan and Miss Marlon Mayes gave Benchley's footbal' rules for 1847, and Coach Firman Bynum gave a talk entitled, "Honor To Whom Honor Is Due." The program closed with th< singing of the Alma Mater song. The head table held a centerpiece of red and white carnations and white pompon chrysanthemum entwlnedjprfth greneery were placed down the^center of each table. Th other tables had as a centerpiece, a floating arrangement of Christina candles. Officer* for the club are, Ml&s Fleeman, president; Miss Leta Rose Castllo, Tic* president; Miss Morgan, Mere tar y; Miss Ann Cathy, treasurer; Miss Carolyn Wade.-historian; Miss Ferguson, reporter and Miss June Buchanan, sergeant-al' arms. Miss Luna B. Wjlhelm is sponsor. • • * Circle .Three Members Have Christmas Party S. Hartrog, in charge of the program. Mrs. Grover Snider of Manila, soloist, and Mrs. Jess Homer, organist, presented several musical selections. • • » Mrs; Foster, Entertains With Luncheon Party Mrs. P. D. Foster was hostess yesterday to Cirulc Six of Ihe Women's Society of Christian Service of First Methodist Church with a two-course luncheon. The dining table was centered with an arrangement of holly, red berries and candles burning In crystal holders. Mrs. o. N. Hawkins gave the lesson \ study and Miss Mamie L. Adams gave (he Bible rending. Christmas Party Given By Florence Ambrose Florence Ambrose; daughter of «fr. and Mrs. E. O. Ambrose enter- ained 12 of her friends yesterday ftermxm with a Christmas party .t her home, 404 N. Broadway. During the afternoon Christmas lames were played and the guests sang Christmas carols. The hostess presented each guest with a gift. Sho served refreshments ot punch and cookies. Mr. and Mrs. E, D. Ferguson will leave Thursday for Richmond, Va., where they will be the guests of their daughter Mrs. Robert Smart. Dr. Smart and children for the Christ mas holidays. W. D. Chamblin left Sunday to join Mrs. Chamblin in Philadelphia Penn., where they will spend the Christinas holidays as guests of t-.elr son, Dr. W. 13. Chamblin, Jr., who is an interne In a Philadelphia Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Chamblin wll also visit in New York. Mr. and Mrs. John Burnett are the parenU of a daughter born Friday morning at Walls Hospital. She JIBS been named Elizabeth June. The Burnetts have one other child, David. Mrs. Burnett Is Ihc former Mtss Marjorlc Wood. Condition of Mrs. Forrest Moore, who is 111 at her home on Highway 18, is improved today. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Forrest of Memphis spent the weekend with Mrs. Ewcll Walters and family of here and Mr. and Mrs. N. Forrest and family imd Mr.s. Herman Hart and family of Luxora. '. Mrs. L, R. Phillips and son, "Chuck," who have been visiting with her mother, Mrs. A. J. Pipkin for the past several weeks, have re- lurnerl to their home In Savannah, Ga., where Mr. Phillips lias been transferred. Ho Is employed with the Butane-Propane Co. there. Mrs. Phillips is the former Miss Doris Pipkin of Blytheville. M'r. and Mrs. James R. Mead and amily have as their guest, Mr. Mead'.': mother, Mrs. C. G. Hcndcr- ,011 of Joplin, Mo, Staff Sgt. Jack Kimes left ycs- .erday for Fort Lewis, Wash., after spending the past two weeks with ils mother, Mrs. Sally Klmes. Mr. and Mrs. Farmer England spent the weekend In Greenville, Miss. Mr. and Mrs. LcRoy HuddlcsUm spent the weekend in Memphis. Miss Stella Reeves of Memphis was the weekend guest ol Miss Pctt flyars and her father, H. L. Byars. Mr. and Mrs, Morris Zellner and sons, Marvin nnd Stanley, spent Sunday In Memphis. They were accompanied home by Mrs. Zcllncr's mother, Mrs. F. Petrovsky, who will be their guest until after the Christmas holidays. Mr. nnd Mrs. Raymond Schmuck spent Sunday in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Ivy had as Twenty-four-ye!>r-old Princess Anne of Bourbon-Parma and Denmark, above, Is reported engaged to marry King Michael of Romania. A distant cousin of the king, she once worked In a New York hat shop with her royal mother, Princess Margrethe. Coming Events Social Calendar Bishop Fletcher Is In Osceola For Rites OSCEOLA. Dec. 16.—The Rev. Alfred I,. Fletcher, Catholic Bishop of'lhc Diocese of Little Rock, ad- Twentieth-Century club will have a dance with Mr. and Mrs. Bob Let Smith. Mr. mid Mrs. Leonard Old- lam, Mi. and Mis. L. C. Pnsey Jr., Mr. and Mr.s. L. O. Thompson Jr. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Terry as lost and hostesses. Town and (Jountry Club meeting with Mrs. H, C. Rose. Thursday The Pathfinders class of First Methodist Church will have Christmas Parly Tuesday night at the church at 1:30 o'clock. The Blues will entertain the Reds. Mid-Week Club meeting with Mrs M. O. Usrey. Jolly Eight Club will meet at the home of Mrs. J. O. Hucy. Octette Club will meet *t the home of Mrs. J. C. Ellis, 8r. Friday Chapter N. of P. E. O. Sisterhood meeting at 2 p.m. at the home ol Mrs. Elton Kii'by. Saturday La Nueve Club will have a Christ mas party and luncheon at the Ho tel Noble with Mrs. N. G. Jerome a; hostess. Cotillion Club will have a danci Saturday night Dec. 20, at 9 o'cloc! at the Hut. Hosts nnd hostesses wllll be Mr. and Mrs. Max Logan. Mr. and Mis. Ben Henderson and Mi. and Mrs. Thad Nicol. Civic Calendar Tuesday . i American Legion, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Klwanls Club, 12:15 p.m. Girl Scout Lone Troop, 8 p.m. Thursday Rotary Club, 12:15 p.m. Death Races With Santa Glaus ministered the sacrement of confirmation at St. Matthews Catholic Church here Sunday afternoon. He 'was assisted by the Rev. Mon- seiBniier. Josepn A. Murray and two deacons of St. John's Seminary of Little Rock and the Rev. Francis McDevitt and the Rev. Paul Bnr- jaskl of Blytheville. Those confirmed were Buck Alexander, Russel and Kate Thomason, Sandra and Diane Butler ami Oaye Warden. Following confirmation services the ladies of the Altar Society cn- I tertaincd with a reception at the home of Miss Emma Cox in honor of Bishop Fletcher and the Rev. Monslgnuer Murray. The living room of the home was decorated with bouciucts ot poin- scltias and a large white Christinas tree with white and red decorations. Tiic mantle was centered with a Santa Claus, and Christmas figurines, flanked by large red candles. The -dining table held a crystal cpcrgnc filled with red carnations surrounded with greenery and red berries, extending to branched candelbrn holding red lapcrs. Approximately 150 euesU attended the afffiir. Osceola Events Tuesday Shawnee. Basketball Tournament starting today. Men of Presbyterian Church entertaining with Ladies Night, 7 pju. Thursday Kiwanis Club entertaining wilh Ladies- Night 7 p.m. at First Melh odist Church. Friday Christinas Parly for High School and Elementary School, 1:50 p.m. active and prices showing strength on a few loads of good steers at S27-S29; medium kinds, 124-124; hellers and light butcher yearlings In relatively light supply, but little done early, despite active inquiry. Cows active and 25 to 60c higher; common and medium beef cows, $15-$17; eanners and cutters, mostly, $12-$15. |t Alter physicians in his home town, Memphis, Tenn., abandoned hope for his recovery from cancer of the stomach, 7-ycar-old Gene Greer Manker, pictured with his dog, Skippy, was sent to New York Memorial Hospital, in the hope specialists there could help him. Friends contributed money to make the trip possible. Gene, unaware that his We is being rapidly sapped away, is looking forward to a "big" Christmas, but it may become necessary to advance the date if the malignant growth isn't checked. We the Women | Livestock ! ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCK- By Ruth Mlllett , YARDS Dec. 16. <UP>—(USDA) — NBA Staff Writer Livestock: THE most common faults of worn- . HQa ,_ Jwo() . salah , e 10|5M; wc , shts en are these: '- - - - - - Correction: In yesterday's ad our phortt was incorrectly listed as 4477— This should have read 4377! CULL1SON Photographer Glencoe Hotel Bid*. We Effective JANUARY 1st Wi'l Discontinue the Giving of Eagle Stamps Circle Three of the Women's Society of Christian Service of First Methodist Church met yesterday afternoon. 1 o'clock, at the home of Mrs. W. C. Hlgginson for their annual Christmas luncheon. Co-hostesses.-with Mrs. Higginson were Mr». Ben Whit* Mrs. Roland Green, Mrs. Bernard Qooch, Mrs. O. Ganske. Mrs. R. L. Loggins, Mrs. H. N. Swearengen and Mrs. Belle Wood. The dining table was centered with Christmas decorations flanked by red candlea. The Christmas tree was-In the. living room and the guests' exchanged gifts. Mrs. W. L. Homer, chairman ol the circle, was presented a gift Irom the members present. • * • Circle Members Meet At Harry Haines Home Mrs. Harry W. Haines and Mrs. E. B. Gee were hostesses at the Haines home on Chlckasawba Street yesterday afternoon to members of Circle Four of Women's Society of Christian Service of First Methodist Church. The home was attractively deco-' rated with holly and red berries, carrying out the Christmas theme. The ten table, draped with a cut work cloth, held « a centerpiece a blue epergne filled with red carnations and flanked by red candles In crystal holders. Mrs. B. A. Lynch was lu charge of the Christmas program and Mrs. L. K. OU t*T» th« dtvotlonil, following which th» group aang Christmas e*n>U, accompanied by Mrs. Ha wet on th« melodlon. Fillowioc tin exchange ot gifts the boetessea »erved refreshments of plum pudding anil coffee with «alt«d nut*. At The Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: . ' Mary Katlierine Lane. city. Mrs.' C. R. Maddox, city. Mrs. Ray Siindhn, Wilson. Mrs. Myrtle Osborne, city. C. H. Whistle. V/hlstlevllle. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Ramonn Sweet, Manila. Mrs. Joe Christian and Steclc, Mo. Mrs. Raymond Smith and baby. Rte. 1. city. Gent Green, Huffman. Mrs. A. C. Howcll and Stcele. baby, baby, their guest over the weekend, thelf son. Victor Ivy, of Bulcsvillc. Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Plate and faintly spent Sunday In Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bryant, formerly of Blytheville and now of Memphis, spent the weekend here as guest of her parents, Mr. and | Mrs. B. S. Shellon. ! Klgln Daniels of Ferndele, Michi- I Ban. has been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Lagronne Whittle and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Caldwell for the past weeks. He will leave next week for a brief visit In Florida before returning to his home. Mr. and Mrs. George Wigcs spent the weekend in Dycrsburg. Tcnn., i.E.O. Club Members intertained Last Night Mrs. Ray Whittinglon was hostess last night when she entertained members of the O.E.O. Club witn a dessert bridge nt her home. In the bridge games played Miss Dorothy Hleginson won high and Miss Jcttye Huffman, bridgo. In the entertaining rooms of the home ft gaily lighted tree and other decorations were used to carry out the Christmas theme. A new star, discovered in Scp- Iember, 1945, Is 80,000 times as bright as the sun, but it's 49,000,000,000,000.000 miles away. Funeral Rites Conducted For Mrs. H. A. Kissell OSCEOLA. Ark.. Dec. 1$.—Services for Mrs. H. A. Klsicll were conducted here Sunday afternoon -at Ihe Swift Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Kissell, 39, died Friday night In Memphis alter a long illness. Burial was in Ermcn Cemetery. The Rev. L. T. Lawrence, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church here, officiated, assisted by the Rev. R. J. Clubb, pastor of the First Baptist Church. Mrs. Kissell, the former Miss Thclma Wells, had resitted in Osceoia lor the past 14 years. She is survived by her husband, a daushtcr. Mulynii and a son, I James. She also leaves three sis- Meeting Rainbow Girls will meet tonight at 6 o'clock at the Masonic Hall. Alpha Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority having meeting tonight at, the ctnbroom at 7:30 o'clock. Blytheville Chapter 117 of Roya Arch Masons will meet tomorrow night at 7:30 o'clock at the Hall for the purpose of electing officers and conferring Mark Master degrees. Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorrorlty having Christmas party Wednesday at the home of romance, Roth Millett Mrs. James Vest, 2040 Chickasawba. Members have been asked to bring Not being willing to sland by a bargain. They marry for love and then are unhappy because they don't have as many material things as a woman w h o married, for security. Or they marry for mon- y, and then eel cheated be- ause they rion'l have oo. Trying to keep up with the Joneses. They don't- want what :hey want because they want It, but because some other woman has it. Showing off. Entertaining in order impress others. Buying clothes Because of their labels. Being disloyal to their husbands. They discuss their husbands' shortcomings wit^i their women friends, tell their husbands' business, criticize their In-laws. Talking too much. ? Having only the most superficial idea of world affairs. Worrying more over other people's problems than over their own. Putting Ot LIVING in the future, rather than In the present. "When the children are in school I'll do so and so." Or "when we have more money" or "when we own our own home." Not being able to make up their minds as to what is Important and 180-lbs and up. 50c to 15c higher than Monday's average; lighter weights unevenly 25 to 75c higher; sows, strong to 25c higher. Bulk good and choice 180 to 240 Ibs., $27- S21.25; top, $27.25 highest since Ocl. 27; 250 to 310 Ibs.. mostly, $27; 160 to 170 Ibs., $26-26.75; 130 to 150 Ibs., S24-S2C; 100 to 120-lb pigs, $21.50*23.75; few dov.'n to $21; good sows, 450-lbs down, S24.50-$25; over 450 Ibs., S23.15-S24.2S; most stags, $18520; few, S20.50. ipaltle 4,600; salable 4,000; calves, 1,100, all salable steer run light; 25 loads on sale, these running mostly to medium and up to top good "in flesh. Inquiry moderately For the Holidays guests of her sister, Miss Ann ""Mr"' O. M MMgaii ™>y £ , tcrs . Mrs . Cccil o , (lcn ot Memphis. and no* of Hot » „,«„.„,, wells and Mr, Jake arrived yesterday to spen days as guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Friend and Mr .and Mis. J. W. Raydcr. Hopper, both of L\ixorn; a brother, Y.W.A. Has Meeting The Y.W.A. of the First Baptist Church had Its last meeting for this year last night at the home of Mrs. C., E. Johnson on W. Hearn St. with five member* present. Mls»- Nclla Simpson discussed "Mission Work in China" and Miss Adallne Lee gave the devotional. After th c meeting, refreshments were served by the hostess. 1 2 PHONOGRAPH Records LfSS THAN J« Popular Hit TUB.W of trie <Uj by 1^5 , reC ?" 1 J I ' g . 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Bargain Night Every Night Except Continuous Shows Every Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN 0:00 a.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m. the ROIT Tuesday and Wednesday Eileen Red Kid Baby Doll Tump $9.95 Tan Cal f Spectator "uban Heel $9.95 Also Short Subject 9 Continuous Showing Every Day Paramount Nens and Btiorts Continuous Showing 1:15 p.m.-ll:00 p.m. Box Office Opens 6:30; Show Starts 6:45 SABLE $1.35 Pair, tax incl. MINK Box, 3 Pr. $4.00 SABLE EXTRA SHEER $1.65 pr. tax inch Box $4.95 &. SON S SHOES OF GOLD FOR YOUR CHRISTMAS BRIDE**. Classic UK gold plain • or narrow wedding band, $10.00 * * * Ihree sparkling hand-set diamonds in 1« -yellow gold. *26 50 7 Diamonds sel in heavy fish- ,._,. till 1« gold mounting. 5 89' 5 Ofhtr Wedding Bands to $900 Pat O'feryant Jeweler "Pay Pat Payday' Main at Second Phone 3261 J You'll wear ihcm proudly through every busy day'll thank your lucky jlars for master craftsmen who make lovely DISTINCTIVE fOOTWEAR WH SONS HOES Black Smooth Kid Cuban Heel $8.95 Coming to the GEM THEATRE Blytheville, Ark. ~ Saturday and Sunday ' ' ; Riding California Trail! wllh Gilbert Kolina mid : Tc.ll.i I.oring v Coht'd Shows Sat. 13;M to 11:30 j Conl. Showing Sunday l:3«-ll:0« Admission Adults 25c, T»i Incl .

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