The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 24, 1947 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 24, 1947
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(ARK.T COURIER hEv/i Society Ateuti t PhoM 44« 'Open House Parly Given By Mr., Mrs. McCutchen One •( the meet Jeetlve partlea ft UM current aetson wa» liven le* night when Ifr. and Mr«. O. W. IfeOutehen entertained with an "epen houK' at their home on street, complimenting Mr. aatf MreT Sun Barton of Omaha uat Lenngton, Nebr. and Mr. and Ure. Richard Logan of Charleston, tit. tin. Barton and Ure. Logan •re> daughter* of the Mccutchens. The apexlous home was beautifully decorated to carry out the Yuktlde theme. The dining room teM* was draped with a cut-work linen cloth and held aa centerpiece a (liver bowl tilled with red earnatloru tied with a huge'red eatln bow with the streamers draped acrow the table. ' The bulfet was centered with a low ittver bowl lilied with red roets, flanked by red taperi burning in eUver candelabra. : The host*M wore for the affair a tlame colored evening dresi trimmed with gold and Mri. Logan wort a silver lame evening dress Mrs Barton wore for the affair, i ballerina length Ch&ntllly lace frock. The host and hostesses were as- eilted by Mm Cecil Branson. Mrs Marvin Robinson and Mrs. Henry i Humphrey*. Mayfield 'S. Lloyd, Bride, Here For Visit Mayfield ». Lloyd and his bride, the former Bent Lanler, daughter ef Mr, and Mrs: E. Lanier of Collins. Oa.. are apendlng the holidays here with his mother. Mrs. Laura Uoyd and other relatives. The Lloyds were married Oct. 18 In Monroe. Ga., at th« home of the Her. H.H. Segars, pastor of the laonrae Methodist church. Tlie eouple'i only attendants wen Mr. and Mr«. Gene Alexander, fellow etudenta at the University of Georgia, Athens Mre. Lloyd was graduated from ehe Colllni High School and U BOW a senior at the University of Georgia. Mr. Lloyd was graduated from •lytherille where he played toot- ball tot four years. After his graduation he entered the University of Georgia where he waa a atar player on the football team. After completing hl> freshman e*ar : at the university, he served with the Marine Corps for two yean. He la now a Junior at the ontYeralty. They an making their home In Christmas Party Held By Lions Club Member* The Uoni Club held 1U annual Christmas party for 3S boy» selected 'by the principals of the three Bly- thevllle grade schools at the club's weekly meeting . yesterday noon in the Hotel Noble. Ench boy was Introduced to the rlub and presented with a sack of toys, fruit, candy and nuts. F.. R. Mason waa inducted aa a new member. Coming Events Social Calendar ' WEDNESDAY Mrs. Fred Stendman entertaining with a dance at the recreation hall p.l the air base, complimenting her brollier. P. D. Foster Jr., and her sister-in-law, Miss Floyce Steadman of Greenville, Miss. Thursday Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Little entertaining at thir home "Falrfteldi." Bits of News To Celebrate 52nd Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. John O. Weather* and son, Jimmle, of Montgomery, Ala., will arrive Thursday to spend aeveral days with her parents, Mr. and Mr*. Raymond Smith. MLsi Betty Wade Is ill at her home on 298 So. Franklin. Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Murphy of Casper, Wyo., returned home yesterday after spending several days here as guesU of Mr. and Mrs. R. M Beck. Mr. and Mrs..Howard Grnham of Caruthersville. Mo., will arrive tonight to spend Christmas day here with Mrs. Graham's parents, Mr. and Mrs. R, A. Berryman and family, and with Mr. Graham's mother and sister; Mrs. Onle Graham and Mrs. U. W. Mullins, Mr. Mullliu and family. Mr. and Mrs. Branson Wimpy of PJne Bluff, Ark., will spend Friday here with Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Jaggers and family. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Chamblln and sons,, Jay and Jeff, of Fayettevllle, have arrived to spend the Christmas holidays here with Mr. Cham- blln't parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Dene Webb was before her, Church. Mrs. Lendenn Humphrey, daughter of Mr. anrt taming members Mrs. Norvllle James Humphrey. Mis«< Crawford* Fianct HonorwTWitk Party>}•, Ur. and Mn. Arthur Vanoe and iMeteea laat night with a' party tftelr horn, ai' Ajrmorel oompHment- trif'Mise Eugenia Crawford und her flute*. Jack Hale. .The home was decorated with eanllw and greenery In keeping wtth a Ohrtitmaa theme. The dl- mlng room table, from which re- frMhmenU ef eggnog and fruit eak« were aerved. waa covered with a lace cloth and waa centered with • mlnatun bride In a setting of Formal Dance Is Given : By John Ed Regenold Juhn Ed Regenold waa host last night in the Mirror room ol Hotel Noble with a (ormal holiday dance which approximately 160 guests attended. v Guests lor. the affair were the filgh school age group, the college set who are home over the holidays and several teen-agers from Osceola and surrounding towns. The ballroom was decorated with serpentine balloons suspended from the ceiling, mistletoe, holly nncl other festive decorations to form a colorful setting lor the dancers. The table from which Ihe refreshments were served was covered with a white linen cloth, centered with a bouqiiel of polnsottlas banked with greenery and flanked by red japers burning in crystal candelabra. Chapeionei for this aflalr, which ) Hospital Bids Opened Is another In the series of formal , r r dances being given for the high school and college set over the holidays were, Mr. and Mrs. Charles i Crlgger Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. E. M! Regenold. * • • Langstons Entertain With'Dinher In Memphis Friday ___ _ The Rev. and Mrs. Allen D. Stew-j chamblln and other relatives, art entertaining with an Informal i M ( S5 M(lr y Katherlne Reese drop-In at their home for the young Jonesboro Is, spending the Christmas pepj>le of the First Methodist I holidays here with Mrs. H. E j Smith and family. enter- j o j ln p. Fields of Gainesville. Oa of the C. B. C. is the holiday guest of Mr. and Mrs. O. O. Harrtaway and family. Mrs Fields is in Helena. Ark., where she will spend the holidays with her and Mre. Earl Stabler are spending the Chriitma* holidays here with MIsa Cook'i and Mra. SUbler'a parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Cook. Miss Cook and Mr. Stabler are students at Hendrlx College, Conway. Mlu Virginia Mann, student at Miller-Hawkins Business College. Memphis. Tenn., wiU arrive tonight to be the holiday guest of her parenu, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Mann. Mr. and Mrs. Mutt Monaglian and daughter!, MlM Barbara and Rosemary, have as their guests for the holidays, Mrs. Monoghan's sister, Mrs. Leland Chatham and Mr. Chatham of Louisville, Ky. They arrived today and will be here for a week. Mr. and Mrs. Kendall Berry and two sons, Allen and Jerry, left this morning for Prentiss, Miss, where ey will spend several days with Berry's mother ,Mrs. P. W. erry and family. Johnny Logglns, «on of Mr. and rs. R.L. Logglns, who recently un- erwent an operation at Memphis Methodist Hospital, now le recu jeratlng at his home here. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER K 1MM We the Women EVERYONE In the uroup agree* that the woman, who was • stranger to them all, wai charming. I What did ihe do to whole croup of people Ilk* her With all of their children and many of their other immediate relatives here with them, Mr. and Mrs. W.. 8. Langdon wilt observe their S2hd wedding anniversary Sunday at their home on Highway 61 South. The anniversary actually falls on Dec. 31, but many of the family could not be here on that date, and it was decided to have a combined Christmas and anniversary celebration next' Sunday. Club. Patsy Beshearse. Ramona Grafton, Mary Frances Galnes, Gay Gar- rlgan, Betty Nell Holland, B. C. mother, Mrs. Malcolm Vonderau and Allen, Jr., Howard Bailey, Jack EIH- Mr. Vonderau. She plans to Join ott. Jim Lancashire and Mose Simon will entertain with a barn dance at the Armory. Saturday Vivian Taylor and Maureen Nor- rls will be hostesses with a formal fiance at the Mirror Room of the i Hotel Noble. Mr. find Mrs, Langdoii were married in LuUsvllle, Mo., December 31, 1895, and moved to Blytheville in 1909, where Mr. Langdon was In the confectionary business until hi.s, retirement scvcrjil years ago. They celebrated their 50th anniversary two years ago with a supper party at the ^Woman's Club \vhcn 100 relatives and other guests gathered to congratulate them. Those who will be here this year Include their daughters, Mrs. W. T. I help celebrate the happy occasion. Mrs. W. Mnrion Williams and Mrs. F. A. White entertaining with rehearsal dinner at the dinner at the Williams' home, 1 o'clock, for. Miss Eugenia Crawford and her fiance, Jack Hnlc, and members of the wedding party. Civic Calendar TUESDAY American Legion, 1:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY Kiwanis Club. 12:10 p.m. THURSDAY Merry Christmas Mr. Fields here after Christmas. Mr. and Mrs.^ Howard Bolls will spend the Chhrlstmas holidays in Memphis with Mrs. Bolls' parents, . , .. ,„,,., L. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Wells. I Thompson's father, J. W. Sykes who Mr. and Mrs. Fred Alexander of I is * pnt.cni at the Baptist Hospi- Leachvllle, and Mrs. Lockie of [ ">'• H ' s condition is unchanged. 1 Memphis, will spend tomorrow here) M r . and Mrs. W. L. Homer and W. L. Homer, Jr. will leave today lor Wheatlcy. Ark. where they will .sjiciul the holidays with her mother, Mrs. H. K. Smith. , Mrs. T. A. Bell and son, Thomas Reynolds, Mr. Reynolds and tw children of Little Rock, and Mrs Byron Bartholomew, Mr. Bartliolo mew ami four children, a niece Mrs. Alexander Brown and Mi Brown, two nephews, U. B. Brow and Mrs. Brown and Roy Reynold Mrs. Reynolds and three children all of Memphis, Tenn. Also two other daughters, Mr Welch Foster and Mrs. Alma Smit who reside here will be on hand I. ;Chitle» Langston 'iMr. and Mrs. Bob Glover '.andf'Mr. and Mi's. Paul LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Dec. 24 (U.P.l— A St. Louis firm was the apparent low bidder for construction of a 200-bcd hospital by ttuj Veterans Administration at poplar Bluff, Mo. Col. Gerald *. Galloway 1 . LitUe Rock District U. S. Engineer, said the Alport-Carlo construction Co., of St. Louis submjted a low bid of 15.082,500. The gavernmeufcestlmate' was »4,705,532. ' '^ ''•;• • ' ? 1 ^^^ T,un,an De/ay, Signing Hotel Peabody in •'Memphis. I GOP Anti-Inflation Bill Mr. and Mr*. Bradley and Mr. and .Mr». Glover are the house- gueats ,of Mis. Ann MacWillinm* and Mrs. oleo Langston. Ura. Laura Hax?ar4 ai Jonaiboro, eieter rf Mr. Hale, ailsted the host- e*a-ta ewnrlnf. Bitch' ffueat was presented a fav- eranei Idea Crawford was presented uiapnevei Imported Bwlsa organ ' Gir|» Auxiliary Meet* With Mix Sue Nash Mae Cue Naah wu hontwn Mon- fey lilfht at her home to member ef'the Jewel Abernathy Girls Aux fltary tt the New Liberty Baptls Church. The meeting wai opened with th group ringing "Silent Night" an "O Uttle Town of Bethlehem." Mrs Ik O. Miller, who la counselor, let k> prayer. Th» devotional t»ken from John wai given by Bobbi Taye Michael. Mlje Mamie Lloyd spoke on Nort America and China and Mlu Na» •poke ea Africa. Mlsa Mollle Autr gave a ahort talk on Japan. The hostess, assisted by her mo *«, Mra. W. A. Nash, served freahmenti, after which the grot •Aade candy for the orphans horn at MonUcello. Guests Are Complimented By Mr., Mrs. England Dr. and Mrs. W. D. McClurkin of HashTille, Tean. were complimented yeaterday alter noon when Mr. and Ura. Farmer Ingland entertained at their home on West Walnut. Approximately 40 guest* called during . the afternoon ind had their first •pportunity of meeting Dr. and lire. McClurttn'a three-month-old adopted daughter, Celia, Dr. McClurkin, who U a member erf the faculty of th* George Peabody Oallege of NastvtUle, formerly wai superintendent of the schools here. The lining table from which re- freeamenta were «enred, waa draped with a gold lace cloth and held M a centerpiece an attractive ar- raugement of gold Talisman roaea *. aUw bowl, flanked by whit* burning Is silver candela!*•, living room was decorated With poineettlu, greener)- and a •aMy U«ht*4 ChrUtmas tree to cart) out Ow holiday theme. **it-o(-town guest was Mt» Woman's Club Setting For Christmas Dance Emandel Swearengen, Kay Smith nd Sandra Long were hostesses si night with a Chrlslmas dance om 8 to 12 o'clock at the Woman's lub. Approximately 15 of the teen- re group attended. The clubhouse was attractively ecorated with holly, N»ndlna ber- and magnolia leaves. The re- reshment table was covered with a ace cloth anrt centered with xmquel of polnsettias flanked b} efl tapers burning In crystal caii- elabra. Ann Llpplti of Memphis, guest ol er grandparents. Mr. and Mrs A. E. Huntley, was an oul-of-tow uest. Chaperones for the affair were Mrj H. N. Swearengen, Mrs. Hcrbsr Swearengen, Mrs. Toby Long. Mrs H. C. Towles and Mrs. M..G. Goodwin. WASHINGTON; Dec. 24. <u.p.) —President Truman will not sign he Republican anti-inflation bill f'tcr Christmas, the White House said today. Press Secretary Charles Q. Ross said the bill /'might be sighed any day after Christmass and there will be a statement with it." The President nas until midnight Dec. 31, to-act; on the measure. New High for Special Tax Collections Seen LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Dec. 24 — VUP>—State Revenue Commissioner Otho Cook today predicted new all-time high In the collection of special taxes In Arkansas In 1947. He placer! the figure at an estl mated $65,500.000. • His estimate was baser! upon total collections for the calendar year through November reaching $60.435.586. as compared with $54,051,261 for 1!146. Mrs. Vmson Is Hostess To Armorel Senior Class The flawless pSgeon-hioort rubies In the "eycv; of Vishnu." in India, are valued ;\t $1.000,000 each. Mrs. O. A. Vlnson was hostess at her home at Armorel Monday night to members of the senior class of the ! Armorel High School with a chicken'. dinner. The table from which the dinner was served buffet style was decorated to carry out the Yuletide theme. Various games were played by the guests which included, other than the seniors. Buddy Metier home from Gullport Military Academy, Gulfport, Miss., and John Ed Regenold. who Is a student at Kentucky Military Academy, Lyndon, and Miss Betty Henmngton. At The Hospitals Wall* Cocoa Is made while chocolate is cocoa bean. Head from chocolate, made fro mine . with Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Jaggcrs and family. Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Barnes, who left lov Florida A month ago, arc HOW touring the West Coast. Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Brown left today for Jonesboro, \vliere they will spend the Christmas holidays with Mrs. Brown's mother. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bradley and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Glover of Lour: Beach. Calif., are spending the holidays here with Mrs. Bratllcy's nnrt Mrs. Glover's mother, Mrs." Ann MacWillinms and their aunt, Mrs. Cleo Langston. Bob Berryman, who is a student at Gradwohl College in St. Louis. Mo., has arrived here to. spend ttie Christmas holidays with his parents. Mr. and Mrs, R. A. Berrymfm, nncl family. Charles Joseph of Little Rock and Simon Joseph of Pine Bluff wilt arrive tonight to spend the Christmas holidays with their parents; Mr. and Mrs. S. Joseph. Mrs. M.O. Usury w in have ns her iioliday guests; Mr. inutiMrs. pdell Sanders, of Greeriwoodi IMlss., who will arrive today. * - Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Ru.shing hnve as their guests for the holidays, her sister MYs. Norton W Jones, and Miss Lula Jones all of Little nock. , Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Nixon ami son. Harlcy. of Glenco, Ontario, Canada, are spending the Chris'.mss holidays here with Mr. ami Mrs. A. B. Huntley. Condition of Miss Olive Alexander, who underwent a minor operation yesterday afternoon at Memphis Methodist Hospital is satisfactory. Lieut, and Mrs. J. E. Cloiise, Jr. and daughter. Marsha, of Wilmington, Ohio, and Mrs. J, E. Clouse o! , Cookevillc. Tenn., are the holiday | guests of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Evrard j and Mr. anil Mrs. Ernest Roe. I Hal Thompson, student at the [ University of Arkansas, Fayeltc- ville. .has arrived to spend the holidays with his parents and friends. He will return to school Sunday, January 4. Mr. and Mrs. Gcorse Heyde of Jackson. Mo., will arrive tonight to spend the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Day and family and Mv. and Mrs. Waiter Day ami tamiiy. Tommy Hooper ol Dycrsburg, Tenn., has" returned to his home after spending Sunday and Monday here as uutst of Charles Crigger III and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Citarlcs CnRger Jr. The boys are fellow sludcnU at Kentucky Military Institute. Lydon. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Thompson are spending today in Memphis, where they are visiting Mrs. have returned from Comvay wlie; tney attended the funeral servrc of licr nephiits 1 . Douglas White, wl died of injuries received in an ace dent on December 21. Mr. and Mrs. O.B. Scott of Par gould will be the holiday guests of their daughter', Mrs. George Clark and Mr- Clark. Miss Bonnie Sue Cook and Mr. •nth MOIeti ury Award* $22,500 'o Widow and Children PINE BLUFF, Ark., Dec. 24. (UP) •A widow with three children, Mrs. ohn C. Garrett of Pine Bluff, has >een awarded $22,500 damages from he St. Louis and Southwestern lailway. She had asked for $50,000. A Jefferson County jury yesterday found the railroad liable for the death of her husband, who was killed in an accident while working as a railroad brakeman. Too Many Accidents LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 24. (UP) — State Labor Commissioner M. E. Goss has blamed lack of precau- Actually, ehe didn't do much. She had quiet poise. She didn't flutter. She didn't do much alklng, but she istened active y. She kept her eye« on the per- lon who wai talking, and her mind on what he was saying. She laughed appreciatively a» little blt» ol humor that, but for her, might have gone unnoticed br the crowd. She didn't let her eyes wander around her hostess' living room, taking a-mental inventory- She didn't make the mistake of playing up to the men and Ignoring their wives or of ignoring the men to trade household hints with the women. No Affections SHE didn't try to make any particular Impression. She didn't br^ that she went to the right placet and knew the right people. A woman doesn't nave to do any more than that to be welcomed a« a charming woman wherever she goes. Yet, a surprising number of women go through life making poor first Impressions, and having their friends feel called upon to "Don't let a^ch and such bother you; she's really 'a nice person In spite of this or that." Scout Executive Named JONESBORO, Ark.. Dec. 24.— tion and poor safety practices for I (UP)—An El Dorado man has been excessive number of industrial! named to succeed O.L. Turner as an accidents in Arkansas during vember. There were four fatal accidents among the many miscellaneous Industries during November. Goss says his department will undertake a "vigorous" safety campaign, and will publish a' monthly safety bulletin. No-1 executive of the Eastern Arkansas Council of- the Boy Scouts of America in Jonesboro. He is Or»^ E. smith, executive of the DtSoJO Area Council. Turner resigned fi- cently. • There are 114.000 blind persona. in the united States. THE MANAGEMENT AND PERSONNEL CF HUDSON'S WISH YOU AND YOURS A MERRY CHRISTMAS And a- HAPPY NEW YEAR BLYTHEVILLE A19« Hihmi, ef Dall.i, Texa*. Mr. «M Mn XnfUnd awl Mr* C. A. Ovm- ky Mr. th* ercnln«, Mr. anil OM Jr. ecUitatatrt, at M, UM Supper Olub, *•* Ura. Kedurkia v (r * Dismissed : Mrs. Robert Howard and baby, city. W. J. Mlddltlon, *U». Boi OTflce Opens 8:30 Show Start* 6:45 Open» Sunday 1:00; Studs 1:1* Continuous Showt Sat. A Sun. Bargain Night Every Mfht Except Saturday 4e passea honored on Sunday at * Kovj Thealr* ^^^BW^^^M^^HK^ Coming to th* GEM THEATRE Blyrh«vill«, Ark. Satmrtfar anj Sunday Hopalong Rides Again with WilH«M Bojd Ceflt'4 Shew* Sat. »:M to lt:N 8hew<itf S«i4a? l:S«-ll-.< A4*M* tSe. Tax lad. Last Tim* Today Somewhere in the Night with J«hn Hodlak ana I.loycJ Nolan Aluo Short Sut»ecH Thursday & Friday (JWatinee Xm»s Dav >( Rosy— Box (Mflce Opena 1:45) The Shocking Miss Pilgrim Continuous Shows Every Day Box Office Opens 1:15 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KI.CN :W) a.m. 12:45 p.m. «:3fl p.m. tile Roxy LtBt Time Today Christmas Carol with Terry Kllburn an* Reginald Owen Also Short Snbjccta ConHmious Showing Kvcry Day A. 0. Hudson Miss Golcfa Rinks Miss Mary Wood C. G. Redman Jr. Mrs. E. B. Spcath Miss Willie TSakcr Mrs. Howard Gill Mrs. M. L. Stephens Mrs. A. D .Priest I,arry CJammcler Mrs. Charles Bale* MlM Johnnie Knight Mrs. Inland Burton Mrs. Dewey Mays Tommie Phillips Miss Fannie Mae Simpson DeAVitt Clayton Clayton Times Miss Nancy Tx>gan Willie Gardner Miss Frances Kin? STEELE Mis« Lois !'....«: Jame* Pillow* Curtis Pi«rc» Thursday & Friday Repeat Performance Paramount News and Short* Alsa Short Subject* HUDSON CLEANER Blytheville, Ark. TAILOR CLOTHIER Steele, Mo,

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