The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 26, 1947 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 26, 1947
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1947 BIA'THEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS octe ty, euM, I'lione -UGl "Open House" Is Held On Christmas Morning "Fan-fields," the beautiful plun- Atlon home of the A. a. Littles, the setting yesterday 'morning Shen Mr. and Mrs. Little enter-: tallied for the twelfth year, with! an "open house." Qai lands of laurel draped the doorway where Mr. and Mrs Little greeted their 73 guests us they arrived, and festive decorations and greenery gave a "Christ- masy" atmosphere to all the entertaining rooms. The refreshment table held as centerpiece, a snowman made from giant white mums, garlanded with] greenery and gleaming silver and crystal were used for the serving of the Christmas refreshments. Mrs. William Lawshe presided at the refreshment table, assisted by Mr. Lawshe. IncliuVd among the out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. p. c Hathorne of Hattiesburg, Miss.'. who are the guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. c. F. Tucker; Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Branson of Dallas, Tex.; Mrs. W. B. Tanner of Chapel Hill, N. C: houseguest of Mrs. T. J. Mah'an; A. R. Thorn of Memphis and daughter, Miss Jane Thorn of St. Louis, Mo., guests of Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Issacs; Mr. and Mrs. Dan H. Bell of Memphis, who are visiting Mrs. Bell's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom A. Little; Dr. Frank G. Smith of Miss Houston Becomes Bride of Jack Henry Miss Cleo lious'.on, daughter 01 Mr. and Mrs. M. A. HousSin, became the bride or Jack Henry, sor. of Mrs. J. n. nenry of poplar Bluff. Mo., yesterday morning, 10 o'clock at (lie home of the Rev. P. H. Jcrnlgan. The ceremony was solemnized in the presence of intimate friends and relatives of the couple. The bride wore a two piece suit ice blue wool fashioned with Miss Simpson Is Wed In Afternoon Ceremony Bits of News Lieut, and Mrs. John Ed Clouse o! Wilmington, Ohio, hcuscgucsts of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Em- Mr, and Mrs. W. M. Simpson of , est Hoc . "re spending today In Mcni- Mnnilu, today announce the mar- l )llls *'"' frlomls. rlage of their daughters, Miss Evelyn j Mrs. John p. Tompklns of Bur- Simpson to Hoy Calvin of Blytlw- of gold trim gold and ccssories. shoulder, and a matching hat ice blue with grey she pinned at white orchid. , . Mrs. Henry had as her maid of villc, son of Mrs. Lorcne Calvin o( Memphis, Tenn. The double ring ceremony was solemnized yesterday afternoon, 5:30, nt the home of the Rev. E, C. Brown, In tlie presence of intimate friends of the couple. of The bride's frock was a two piece n c _ suit of light blue gabardine with ner | black accessories. She pinned at her shoulder a corsage of pink car- honor. Miss Pcegy McMullin She wore a frock of pink crepe, 'f.ish- loned with a drape effect, and black accessories. A corsage oi white carnations was pinned at her shoulder. J. D. Henry of Poplar Bluff served has brother as best man. Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the home Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Harrison. Tlie table, from which refreshments of party foods were served. was draped with a lace cloth and held as a centerpiece a crystal eggnog bowl garlanded with greenery. The couple left for a brief wedding trip before returning here to make their home. nations. Miss Nclla Simpson, sister of the bride, was her only attendant,. She wiis dressed In black crepe with matching accessories and wore a corsnge of white gardenias. Jimmy Lee served as best man for Mr. Calvin. • Following the ceremony, the couple left for a brief wedding trip, of | before rcturnlne here to make their home where Mrs. Calvin Is employed by the S. H. Kress and Co. nnd Mr. Cnlvin Is employed by Montgomery Ward Co. Out-of-town gucsis were Mrs. Cnl- vln of Memphis, Tenn.. mother of the bridegroom, and the bride's brother, John Simpson and Mrs. Simpson of Manila. Out-of-town guests were Prank'.. omah'a. Nebr., who is" the" guest of. p f"}, n , of °', ccr °, la Bnd Gle " n<™-y: Mrs. Hanner Entertains his daughter, Mrs. R, y. Kirshner' of P ' r Bluff ' and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Guy Trisler of Millington, Tenn., who also are the guests of the Kirsh- ners; and Mr and Mrs. Odell Sanders of Greenwood, Miss., guests of Mrs. M. O. Usrey and family, i Brownie Troops Have Christmas Party Nazarene Young Women Mrs. O. E. Banner was hostess fr Mr., Mrs. Poetz Hosts On Christmas Eve Night Mr. and Mrs. G. O. Poetz were host and hostess Christmas Eve night, when they held "open house" at their home on Chickosawba Avenue. Approximately 75 guests called between the hours of 5 and 9 p.m. Among the guests were several from out-of-town, including Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bradley and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Glover all of Long Beach, Calif., houfeguests of their mother and aunt, Mrs. Ann MacWilliams and Mrs. Cleo Langston. Mr. and Mrs. John Walton Cox Jr., of Memphis. and Mrs. Prank Levy of Houston, Tex. The home was decorated beautifully for the affair with a brightly lighted Christmas tree, poinsettias, holly and other traditional holiday decorations. The dining table was covered with a hand embroidered lace cloth and centered with a large crystal punclv bowl on a mirrored plaque and K«i landed by pine cones and at her home Monday night, to mem- «, bcrs of tlie Young Women's Mis- Troop 5 nnd Troop 12 of the slonary Union of the Nnzarene . Biownies had their Christmas party Church with n Clirlstmns party iucsaay night at the "Little House",! A brightly lighted Christmas tree at Walker Park, with 25 members and other festive decorations c&r- and two troop leaders, Mrs. Leon- rlcrt out the Yuletide theme ard Johnson and Mrs. John Miles! Gilts were exchanged bv the Mller. present. : . . After supper was served. Mrs. Johnson gave two Christmas stories and read a scripture. Games | were played and carols sung by j the group. i The "Little House' was' decorated with red bells suspended from the doorways and the ceiling. A brighl- ly lighted Christmas tree, from which a favor of a slocking filled with candies was given to each member, completed the decorations to carry out the holiday Jjlern. nefreshmcnts of egg nog and fruit cake were served. Mrs. Wilson Is Honored With Buffet Supper Mrs. Carl Wallace and her daughter, Mrs. Henry Wilson, were hostesses Tuesday night at the Wallace home with a buffet supper complimenting Mrs. Jack Wilson Jr., of Little Rock., who is the guest of her mother-in-law, Mrs. Jack Wilson Sr. When games were played Mrs. SV. O. Geurin won high in pitch, Mrs. Jack Wilson Jr.. won high in bridge and Mrs. Alfred Williams won second high. Mrs. Wilson was also presented with a guest prize. The dining room table from which supper was served, was centered with miniature Christmas trees flanked by white tapers burning In crystal candelebra. Each guest was presented a favor. Christmas Party given At L. R. Matthews Home The Alpha Beta Chapter of Epsi- » Sigma Alpha Sorority, held their ristmas party Monday night at the home of Mrs. L. R. Matthews, with Miss Lavonnc Portlock and Miss Katherine Thompson as co- hostess. gaily lighted Christmas tree and other festive decorations. The dining room table from which re- theme. Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Millc. were assisted in serving by Mrs! Roy wood. Mrs. Charles Brogdon and Mrs. E. E. Lnwry. Each member brought with her something to put In a Christmas basket to bo given to a needy family. Later in the evening they went caroling, and visited the Homes where two of their members were ill. * - » At The Hospitals Blythcville Hospital Dismissed Carl Wadkfns, city Mis. w. P. Pope, Cooter, Mo. Sterling conley. city Mrs. W. L. Davidson, city Walls Hospital Dismissed Shirley Pruitt, FUe. 1, city Guy Houston Norrid Jr., Steele. Mo. Mrs. Gordon Benson and baby, Caruthcrviile, Mo. Mrs. Harold Permenter and baby. Luxora Miss Theo veach, Mr.nila Jimmy June LSverant, city Mr. W. J. Ledbetter and baby, Luxora Mrs. Spencer Kelser, Rtc. 1, city Parsa Gay vanCleve, B'ville Air Base Harold Hamilton, city Mrs. Bert Henry, Steele, Mo. Mrs. Willie Williams and bal,^, Steele, Mo. Mrs. Pearley Wright, Steele, Mo. guests and refreshment.'! of hot la- male's with iced drinks were served. • • * Coming Events Sociol Calendar Saturday Vivian Taylor and Maureen Norris will be hostesses with a formal dance at the Mirror Room of the Hotel Noble. Mrs. W. Marion Williams and We the Wnm^n ' ldeno Man '' YT e rne VY omen choir™* of PACK F1VK ice tor '48 I Mrs. F. A. White entertaining with rehearsal dinner at the dinner at the Williams' home, 7 o'clock, for Miss Eugenia Crawford and her fiance, Jack Hale, and members of the wedding party. Manila News Mrs. William Decker of Little Rock is spending the Christmas holidays here with Mr, and Mrs. Amos Decker.' '. ' Miss Wanda Pay Horner, who Is attending Southern Baptist College in Walnut Ridge, is spending the holidays here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Horner. Monte Grimes has returned home after receiving his diploma from the College of Mortuary Science In St. Louis, Mo. frank Sweet, who is attending the Cincinnati School of Embalming. L? spending the holidays here with his parents, the Rev. and Mrs. P. M. Sweet. Among those home from school for the holidays are, H. D. Alston, Billy Joe Hutton and Wayne Wallace, ail students at the University of Arkansas, Payettevlile. Mrs. Anna Carow of HJversedgc, dette, lias Bone to Berkley, Ctillf., (o be with her daughter, Mrs. Carl Ooetsch, Dr. Ooetsch and Infant daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Penn and son, Charles Jr., are spending several days in Lake Village with MM. Venn's mother. Mrs. J. B. Simms. Dr. and Mrs. Hunter C. Sims Si., are spending the weekend with Mrs. Sims' mother, Mrs. C. M. Rich In Moscow, Ttnn. Orndy Mage« of Carlisle was sucst yesterday of Mr. and Mrs. T. I. Seay and family. Mr. and Mrs. James S. Koleson had as their guests yesterday, his parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Holeson of Jonesboro. Col. and Mrs. James B. Tipton ot Virginia Beach, Va.. are the parents of a daughter born Dec. M. Their first child, she has oeen named Catherine Augusta Tipton. Colonel and Mrs. Tipton formerly made their home here. Mr. mid Mrs. O. E. Keck have as their guests over the holidays, Col i andMrs. Q. M. Powell and BOD i George, of Philadelphia, Pa., Mrs Powell is the former Mlbs Virginia Keck. Mrs. and Mrs. John Caudlll and • children, left today for Elgin Tex- I as. where they will visit with her < parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.H Rivers ' Pfc. Charles "Sonny" Little of' White Sands, N. Mexico, has arrived to spend his furlough with his father, Major c. J. Little. Private Little Is enroutc to his new base in Fairbanks. Alaska, and will leave here December 28. Adj. Qcn. James s. Sallba of Montgomery, Ala.. Is the holiday guest of his mother Prod S. Sa- llba and family, his sister. Miss Selma Salibn. and other relatives. Mrs. W.L. Davidson has been dismissed from the Blythcville Hospital after having undergone treatment for several days. Mrs. Frank Levy will return tomorrow to her home in Houston, Texas, after having spent the pait three weeks here as guest of her sister, Mrs. Cornelius Modlnger and family. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Adkisson have as their guest, her brother, Joe KII- Eore, Mrs. Kllgore and children, Billy Joe and Robert, all.of Broseley, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Pet«r Lauman of Lafayette and New Orleans. La., will arrive tomorrow to spend sev- erai days here as guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Mudingcr and family. Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Caudlll left this morning for San Antonio, Tex., where they will spend the winter. Mr. and Mrs. J. Norris Moon and son, Norris Reeves, of Evansville, Ind., are spending the holidays here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Moon and with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Reeves in Caruthersville, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Edward Emrich and children, Joe Edward and Anita Ann of Memphis, spent yesterday here with relatives. Mrs. J. T. Ashley had as her guests yesterday, Mr. and Mrs. Grady Ashley and daughter, of Slkes- the woman w for a few yeni> to have children, but has every Intention of going back to work as soon her children are of school age. The trouble, she saya, Is thai during her stay- at - home period the woman Is often miserably Job | commerce Commission for 1948, it was announced today. l-ee succeeds Clyde B. Acliesoii who resumes duties as • coimnls- sioni'V nl the end of 1941. The 11 -man commission elects one of Its members to be chairman for one year, usually on the basis of seniority. *nlh Milled ton, Mo., Mr. nnd Mrs. Esles Ashley and daughter, PortaBevllle. Mr,, Mr. and Mrs. Sherwood Day and children, of Wayne City, III., nre the guests of her mother, Mrs Gladys Clevenger, mid her sister, Mrs. Otis Shepherd, over the holidays. Dick White Is In Marlaiina, Ark for severs! days and will be accompanied home by Miss Nciscy Dac- nett, who will be the guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd White. Miss Emily Wis.ion of Memphis spent the holiday with her parents Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Wlxon and family, of Burdctle. unhappy and spends thoM years fccllm? she is missing a lot. Well, now. Just what 18 she missing? Taking care of an employer's office and running It efficiently certainly Isn't any more rewarding | or cluillcnging a Job than taking cure of a man's home. 1 Wlmt, In the world can »ht make of herself as a career woman that will Blve her as much satisfaction as being a full-tlm* wlf» and mother, loved and depended upon by htr husband and children? Top Career A WOMAN hasn't »ny business marrying and having a family If she doesn't believe that marriage and motherhood combined Is the most important career In the world for u woman. She Is unhappy because she misses a \uiy check, or she h»d discovered that being a tiilltlme wife nnd mother Is a more exacting Job. Young Aylator Killed PINE BLUFF, Ark., Dec. at. (UP> —An U-y«ai>okl El Dorado boy v<»s fatally Injured at Clark Field near here yesterday when hl» light plane went, Into * apin at an altitude of •«X> fe«t end crashed. The victim was. Bernlce Odell Holdcn, the son of Mr. and Mrs, Joseph Holden. He had flown to Pine Bluff to spend the day wl!h lila brother, Uroy Holder. He served oversell during the war with the Army Air Forces. Surviving are hla parents, one sister unit five brothers. Youth if Killed; four Hurt In Auto-Truck Accident PARLS, Ark., Dec. J«. tUP) — A 17-year-old boy was killed lii^tant- ly vesterday when'hLt automobile figured In > collision with a truck on Highway 33, two miles We«l of Firli. Ha wai Norman Hill, the son of Mrs. Jo* Ben Hill. Fttur otheis Injured were Mr. and Mrs. Don Poshee, the boy's, mother and hi* sister, Betty Jo Hill. The child wu Julian Tinm. Jr. the ion of Mr. and lin. Mat* James of Jonesboro. He WM atnac* led In his bed clothes wtiUe ilceptBC In lib crib at the borne of hat grandmother, Sirs. Blanche Ptarc*. Efforts to revive him wtrt Funeral services will be Sunday afternoon. Pop Proves Realktie GOSHEN, Ind. tUP) - Bhertfrt officers hurried more than "~«i when an accident call reporUd that "there's lots of blood on tb» snow - covered pavement." Tb» "blood" turned out to be strawberry pop which had been on a track. one of the vehicle* involved In • collision. - •- Child Strangled in Bed JONESBORO, Ark., Dec. M. (UP) —The fire-month old son of * lormer Arkansas Stale senator was accidentally strangled to death at Hoxla yeiterday. N. J. and Atlanta, Ga., is visiting her granddaughter, Mrs. E. li. Hut- chlnson this week. Clnrk Geer, who Is a student at Harding College in Searcy, Ark., is visiting his brother, Charles Geer and family over the holidays. Alumni Tea To Be Given By Girls Beta Club The Girl's Bete Club of Blythcville High School Trill have an Alumni tea Rt the home of Miss Arden Ferguson, next Tuesday morning at 10 This tea is for all the past members of the Club. frcshmenLs were served was centered with miniature snowmen banked with greenery. During the -veiling, gifts were exchanged by the group. Our Store Will Be CLOSED until Monday, December 29 To Give Our Employes A Holiday Vacation The New York Store Half-price Sale! ONCE-A-YEAR SPECIAL Wind and Weather Lotion \\UM4, taet: NOW Ton A ilMIHD TIM1 buy the *1 »ii* for «nly BUY THE J2 Sllf IO« ONU »l buy IK| Economy Corlol <ii*il >ii> bclll»H°r °nlr » 5t> fit prle*t pjui fox 4 Soothex skin loughntu \ Perfect as foundation base ^Ucifis protect ikiti from head la hefls BUY NOW AND SAVE I WOOD'S DRUG STORE 221 W. Main Phon. 507 ACT NOW-THESE BARGAINS WON'T LAST! BROKEN SIZES —BROKEN LOTS, BUT EVERY ITEM A VALUE. Men's Woo/ Mackinaws Double Breasted, full belt. All sizes. Blue, green and red plaids. A cold weather mutt Cotton Coot Sweaters Ribbed knit for tatting fit. Button front. Full cut. Grey only. 36-44 AH Wool Trousers 700% Wool Covert and Cast/mere* marked down for this event. Sizes 2934. Pleated fronts Wool Plaid Shirts A value you can't afford to miss. All wool and made over dress shirt pattern. Boy's Outing Pajamas Warm, coxy cotton outing in neat colorful stripes. Slipover model. Broken sixes , Plastic Garment Bags Colorful protectors for your suits, coats and dresses. Long length, adequate zipper, 8 garment size . '5.00 '1.00 '5.00 '5.90 '1.00 '4.00 LARGE PLASTIC BLANKET BAG $2.00 PLASTIC PILLOW COVERS $1.00 PLASTIC TEA APRONS 40e Men's Wool Sweaters SLIPOVER STYLE, BUTTON FRONTS '3.00 '5.00 Long Sleeves, Broken Sizes, Odd Lots. All • Wool, Long Sleeve Sizes, Just a Few Left Colorful Kitchen Curtains Strawberry design on white marquisette. ?«! A A Reduced to clear. Z.UU Other patterns and designs, too. Priscilla Curtains Crisp pin dot marquisette with beautiful $«> r A wide ruffles. 3 inch heading. Site 81 x /,jU 81. Clean merchandise Marquisette Panels Children's Legging Sets Heavy pile fabric coats with all wool legging.-; make this the warmest outfit you can imagine. Hurry 1 While quantity lasts I $9.00 Ladies Millinery Another drastic reduction mliken this the talk of the town. Pert off the face styles. Forward bumpers and,sport hat». $1.00 Othen at »Z.W Dresses DRESSES DRESSES Not many of these left but what a value. Dressy and casual styles in wools Gabardines, Alpacas and Crepes. $3.00 fit* oar «ther mark-down DrtM Pick! Boy's Hats Just a Few Left at .. . Men's Hats 50 They match the priscillas listed above. $<| PA Size 42 x 90. These curtains are not shop worn. Slightly Soiled $OOil Broken Sizes <• Boys Suits All Wool $1400 Herringbones • *• Boys Suits All Wool Gabardines. Broken Sizes • BOYS SWEATERS Slip-over Styles Part Wool $f 00 BOYS SWEATERS Slip-over Styles All Wool .......... $a)00 L WOMENS SHOES Broken Sizes And Lots Continuous Showa Every Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 , 1.ISTHN TO KLCN 1:00 a.m. 12M5 p.m. 4:U pm . (h« ttoiy L«Bt Tim* Today Repeat Performance with loan Lnll« and I.ouU Hayward faiaraomit News and Short* Saturday ^^•m 9 •"••*• fes?" with Kent Taylor Serial: "The VlxiUnU" No. 14 and Short Conl. Shows Sal. 11 sun.-H:M ».m Sunday and Monday Trouble With Women with Ray Mllland and Tereu Wriftit Paramount Newt and Short font. Showing Sunday 1:U-U:M Box Office Opens t:M Show SUrtj i:i5 Open* Sunday 1:00; SUrta 1:11 Continuous Shows Sat. dt Svm. Bargain Nlfht Every NUM Except Saturday No ptiMS honored an Sudj,? it Roiy Thutn Last Time Today The Shocking Miss Pilgrim with Betty Grable and Dick Ha; Also Short Sngjeeli Saturday Serial: "G Men" No. i an* Short Continuous Showlnij Saturday 1Z-.30-H-.M Sunday, Monday Fn Newt mod Selected lk«t Cent. Showing Sandaj 1:S*-U:M Coming to th« GEM THEATRE BIyth«Yill«, Ark. Saturday and 8s»4a\y Hopalong Rides Aqain with Wltbam B*Td Serial: "Se* Hmad" N*. 14 a«J Cartoon Cont'd Shows Sat 12:» to 11:J» Cent. Showing Smdaj 1: A4mtra*M AdvK* «*•. Tu

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