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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JANUARY I, 1948 octe fo 9 Phone 4461 Club 28 Members, Guests Feted On New Year's Eve The largest social event of tho , Eve of the New Year was tlie en- terlalnrhent of Club 28 members 'and their guests last night. | Mr, and Mrs. C. E. Crlggcr Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Regcnold were hosts and hostesses with a coclctcll party In the Colonial and Rose rooms of the Hotel Noble from 8'till 9 o'clock complimenting • members of the club. The refreshment table was overlaid with a lace cloth and held while tapers burning In crystal candelabra entwined with carnations and chrysanthemums, other ' decorations carried out a silver and white color scheme. Fallowing the cocktail party Miss Griffin Is Wed In Afternoon Ceremony Miss Pceey Jean Griffin, daughter of Louis M. Griffin and the late Mrs. Orlffln of Yarbo, bccam: the bride of Edwin B. Spaeth, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Spaeth of Blytheville, Sunday afternoon December 28, at the First Methodist Church, with the Rev. Allen D. Stewart officiating. Th« double ring ceremony was solemnized In the presence of Intimate friends and rclntlccs of the couple. The bride wore an aqua blue dressmaker suit wllh a while crepe blouse and black nccessorles. She pinned at her shoulder, a brown throated orchid. Mrs. Spactli Imd as her attend- Bits of News form.r dance wasTe* in the W • a » t ' "'» ?" c '?" HawkUis who wore • ror room with Mr. and Mrs. Shelburne Brewer and Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Lentl as hosts and hostsses. Officers of the club are always hosts at this annual a (In Irs which approximately 100 couples attended Huge silver and white balk werp •uspended from Ihe celling to for/i a setting for the dancers and the mirrors around the rootn were inscribed with "Happy New Year." The guests were, all presented with hatj and noise makers at the midnight hour. Immediately following the dance, the guests gathered in the main dining room where they were served breakfast. Guests from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey White of Osceola, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Morton of Moscow, Tcnn.. house suesls of Dr. and Mrs. H. C. Sims, and Mr. and Mrs. A, V. Eden of Plymouth, N. O. who are visiting Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Still. New Year's Eve Dance Is Given At Legion Hut One ot the largest aHalrs of the New Year's' Eve, was thc formal New Year's Eve dance given lust. night it thc American Legion HIT by Louise Sullivan, Ann Robinson, Virginia Faye Easley, Mary Margaret Auten and Jerry Jo Lewis. The g«'» event which wns atten-. rted by 250 guests. Included Junior High iind High School students and a large number of college students -who are home over the holidays. The Hut was attractively decorated for the affair with confetti streamers In vivid shades beinff hung over each of the doors and streamers of green and red crepe paper were draped from the chandelier to the walls. Balloons In bright colors and odd Khapcs were suspended from the chandelier and the celling. The refreshment table from iwhich assorted party foods with punch were served, was covered ivitli a linen cloth and centered •with a huge crystal punch bowl banked with greenery. • At the striking of the midnight hour the balloons were Krcy gabardine suit with a while topper and hlacjc accessories. George Spaeth served his brother ns best man. Mrs. Spaeth was graduated from Holland High School and was re- cenlly employed by the First National Dank. Mr. Spneth Is a graduate of the University ol Mississippi School of Engineering and at present IB employed by the Arkansas Missouri Power Co.. as a draftsman. Following a brief weddlns trip the couple returned here, where they will make their home. Spaghetti Recipe Stretches Meat Marriage Licensee The following couples obtained marriage licenses yesterday nt the ollice of Miss Ellznbelh BlylVte. county clerk. Jesse W. Hart atid Miss Rayncll V. Phillips of Manila. Jak« A. Barber of Holland, Mo.. and Miss Charlene Prultt. ol Blythe- vlllc. \YITHTHECOURT3 CHANCERY Ruby Poppleton vs. Robert Pop- ]>lclon, null tor divorce. Louise Cnlrtmcll vs. Andy J. Calcl- mcll, suit for divorce. Hobart Hardln vs. Geneva Har- dln, suit for divorce. CIRCUIT Ethel Harris vs. R. A. Anderson suit for poses-iion of property and $25.00 for dnmnRcs. We the Women from the ceiling HS fnvors, after v.-hich the group resumed tlnuclug. Chapprones were. Mrs, Han-let Sullivan, Mr. and Mr*. Chesler Lewis', Mr. and Mrs. Hnskell Blunk- enshlp Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Richard Pilchard and Mr. and Mrs. Warren Jacluon. Donna Dedman Is Hostess With New Year's Party In n recent article In a natlona magazine. Philip Wylle, who has made himself famous by being "agin" practically everything, declares thnt 'a college education Is decidedly detrl- mentnl to women Mr. Wylte feel; that n college educntlon probably makes girls "less happy, more foolish, not very dropped iknow 1 c rt g e a b 1 e Mr. and Mn. Lagroline Whittle and Mr. and Mrs, Phillip Applebaum are spending the day in Memphis where they will nttend the Delia Bowl Game, Hugh Hnrbert Jr., student at Bryan Texas Militnry Academy. Brynn, Texas, spent the week here with relatives, Mr. nnd Mrs. Jim Putmnn nnd Mr. ami Mrs. James Piitman and son Jimmle of Dyersburg, Tcnn., have befn the guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Shelton and family. Mrs. Grady Joyncr of Roscmnrk. Tenn., hns returned to her home after spending the holidays wltn Mrs. Kntc Blnnkcnshln nnd daughter, Mrs. Veatrlcc Lovelace. She also visited with her nieces. Mrs Gordon Harris and Mrs. D. L, Halstead and families. Mrs. S. J. Discus and son, Joe of Populnr Rhitf, Mo.j nre spending several days here as gucstn of Mr. and Mrs. M. L,. Stewart. Mrs. Discus and Mrs. Stewart ire sis tcrs. Mr. and Mrs. M. L. SteAVnrt re irned home last night after spend- ns the Christmas holidays in Popu- Bluff. Mo., with her parents, 1r. nnd Mrs. John A. Miller. Mrs. A. L. Sldcbottom of Mcrl- Inn, Miss., who hns been visiting ere for several months with her aughter, Mrs. Robert M. Lognn, ncl Mr. Logan, will return to her omn Snlurd»y. Mr. and Mrs. Loan will accompany her there. Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Edcns of Plym- uth, ' N. C., arrived yesterday to psnd several days here as guests [ Mr. nnd Mrs. E. F. Still nnd nmlly. They will nttend the Delta Bowl footbnll game today in Mem- ihls. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Whittle are he parents of a daughter born Tuesday at their home on Sixth Street. Their first child, she has )een named Donna Lynne, Mrs, .Vhitlie is the former Mits Bllllc Shanks. Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Rodgers returned Sunday from Ohlcngo. III., where they spent the Chrlstmns holidays with their daughter. Mrs Jack Mitchell and Mr. Mitchell. Miss Mae Beth Roger will return to Denton, Tex.. Saturday, where she Is-a student at Texas Stnte Col- Igee for Women. She spent the /ce, Snow, Rain Windstorms Greet 7948, Curb Celebrations Spaghetti loaf with mushroom sauce tor a mwi-wvlnr, whe»t-i»TlDg holiday dinner. By (jaynor Madttax NKA Staff Writer ' GIVE holiday parties that *uve wheat, meat a:id save "le pence. Hern's a recipe that streches spaghetti and meat and offers wonderful flavor Into the bargain. Spaghetti Loaf with Mushroom Sauce (Serves 6) Four oz. spaghetti, 1 cnn table cndy meat or '.(, Ib. gioiiucl heel, 1 CKRS, well beaten. 1 cup milk. 2 tablespoons gritted onion, 'i cup chopped green pepper, 1 table- ipoon Worcestershire sauce, '2 .ablespoons chopped parsley. 1 teaspoon salt, 14 teaspoon pepper, mushroom sairee. Cook spaghetti in snlted boiling water until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain nnd rinse. Mix together thoroughly the remainder of (lie ingretllcrts, and f-'-i in .spaghetti. Poi..' spaghetti mixture Into well greased IS qt. casserole or loaf pnn, 4'.i x8'.i x2'4 Inches. Sprinkle bread crumbs on spaghetti 1 mixture. Place baking dish In pan of ] hot water. Bake In moderate oven ! 1350 degrees F.) about 1 hour. Slice i nnd serve with mushroom sauce trccipe below). Mushroom Sauce: Prepare 2 cups white sauce. Drain and add 1 4-oz. can sliced mushrooms. (Mushroom liquid mny be used to make white snuce.) form the Citizens Pood Committee: Pan-Fried Liver (Beef, Lamb, or Calves') Have liver sliced H Inch thick and allow "-i pound for .ch serving. Wipe with damp cloth and dry. then remove outside skin and tubes if any. Dredge with flour (seasoned with salt and pepper', or dip first in milk and then dredge with flour. Fry In hot fnt in skillet about 5 to 8 minutes depending upon about Individual taste, turning occasionally until well browned. IBj United Freu) < freezing rain tnd near Wizards n the Central itates and generally bad weather throughout the Norlh- ern half of the country dampened lollday celebrations today and re- suited In the safest New Year'i since before the war, A United Press survey showed »t 11 a. m. today that 43 persons had died In accidents attributed to the celebration. Of the total 28 were killed in highway crashes and 14 In other accidents, But at least 20 other» were killed and hundreds injured in tornadoe» and storms which struck In Louisiana, Arkansas «nd Tennessee yesterday. The National Safety Council had predicted that at least 175 persona would be killed between 6 p. m, New Year's eve and midnight tonight. The Chicago Weather Bureau said the tornadoes were part of the general weather pattern which produced the storm area moving Into the Great Lakes states today. Snow was falling In Western town, Missouri and as far South as Okln- lioma with strong winds whipping It across the countryside. Winds of 30 to 40 miles an hour were expected to whip at least four Inches .of snow and sleet into the 1111- nols-Wlsconsln-Indlana area today The storm will move eastward hit Michigan and Ohio tonight. "Highways probably will be bad over a wide area," forecasters sftlc Law enforcement and safety olfl ciils were grateful for the mist, rain fog and snow that kept most ceie STORM (Continued from P«J« 1) ton Valley. Armed guardsmen r»- , v trolled the shattered debrli-llttered ~Wi streets all night to prevent looting. Rescue work was carried on In dark- iess until mobile electric plants owned by oil companies In the area were put into operation. Most of th« Injured wer» taken :o tht county seat town of Mlnden, 30 miles South of Cotton Valley. Svery bed in Its clinic was filled and the less-serlously Injured vle- :itns were made an comfortable at aosslble on pallets and cots. The number of Injured here and i other communities struck wa« estimated at between 150 and 200, Woman Send* Frantic Plra Mlnden Police Chief J. M. Kirkley said an unidentified and hysterical woman telephoned first new§ of the tragedy from Cotton Valley. "Help, send us help," she yelled Into the phone, her voice breaking In hysteria. "The town has blown away. Oh Clod, send us help." In a matter of moment*, the distress calls were relayed by radio, telephone and by word of mouth. Doctors, nurses, Red Cross disaster workers and the people who were not touched by the savage storm cancelled their plans for gala New Year's Eve parties. The storm struck Cotton Valley IOR ana snow mat Kepi most ceje-i , ., — " -<^>vj brants homt or »t private parties ' l '° m the Southwest with relentless lust night. About 250.000 persons congregated In New York's Times Square. That was only a small crowd compared to vecent years. A force of 1,250 police. 750 less than usual, leaned against call boxes and Serve wit! or without bacon. Ba-1 watched celebrants file past, list- con drippings, butter fortified mar- Funeral services wore held today garlne, salad oil, or any sliorleni:ig Like liver? Here's i suggestion may be used for pan-frying liver. Donna Dedman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. I* Dedmnti, was hostess last night to 30 children with a formal New Year's Eve pnrly nt her home on Ash Street. The guests were greeted R.S they - entered by their young hostess who •wore a pink taflcta formal with a corsage ol pink carnations. .The guests danced and playrd games during the evening. In the contests concluded, prizes were won by Freddy Gore and Ann HlndmaTi In the hat making contest, and Martha Ann Foster and Eugene Still Jr., In the feeding contest. When the 12 o'clock hour came the guests were all presented noise makers as favors by th?lr hoslcss. after which they gathered outside and shot fireworks. The .table from which assorted party foods were served, was covered wllh 11 lace cloth and held as . centerpiece a potted poinsettlf\ banked with stiver tinted magnolia ' leaves. ' The young hostess was assisted In serving by her mother and Mrs J. W. Rayder and Mrs. W. D. Cobb Mrs. Langslon Hostess To Bridge Club Members Mrs. Cleo T. Langs-Ion was host 1 ess yesterday when she entertalne members of the Town and Cnuntr Club at her home on West Main. ; During the bridge games played, Mrs. Langston won high and Mrs. P. D. Foster, second. Refreshments, were served at tn- dlvldual tables, polnsettias an.1 greenery were attractively ararngcd throughout the entertaining rooms to carry out the holiday theme. and of far lesi value to the hu- Rnth MtRett man race." There are probably thousands of college-educated women In the county who would answer Mr. Wylls somc.thlnE like this: "I wouldn't trade my college education for any way I might have spent those four years of my life. While on the surface my college years were happy and carefree, I- learned much besides what was taught me In the classroom. I learned to get along on my own. Learn From Dates "Dvirlng my college years, I had a chance to date young men from all parts of thc country and from all kinds of families, and so discovered joy of Intellectual companloii- \ln v. - lth men. "My college education Is a largo art of my security In life. It lakej getting a Job easier. It has Ivcn me an interest In enough ubjccU so tlml I do not fear to alone. Perhaps I am not of as uich value to the human race as could be, but I'm sure that my alue would not have been In- rcased simply by not attending ollege." Christmas holidays here \vlth her parents, Mr. and Mrs F. A. Rogers nt Clear Lake. - -; v ' Dnnny and Davis Cobb will leave today for Joncsboro where they will spend sevcrnl drvys with their grandmother, Mrs. W. D. Cobb Sr., nnd other relatives. Ira Walters and Wayne Dill are in Memphis today to attend the Delta Bowl Game. Holiday guests of Mrr. I. O. Westbrook Sr., at her home hare were Mr. and Mrs. L. O. Weatbrook Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. L. O. Weslbrook Jr.. and baby, of Birmingham, Ala. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Morton will return to their home today In Moscow, Tenn., after having been the overnight guests of Dr. and Mrs. H. C. Sims. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Rcgcnold and their son, John Ed, Charles Crigger III. nnd Jane Adams of Osccola, nre attending the Delta Bowl football game today in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Whitsilt. Miss Mnry Addh Robinson. Byron Miiey. Mr. nnd Mrs. J. E. Stevenson Jr., Mr. nnd Mrs. Jimmy Smothermnn nnd Mr. nnd Mvs. J. M. Williams and their sons, Mac and Dick nre attending the Sugar Bowl tootba'l game today in New Orleans. Baptist W.M.S. Has Meet The W. M. S. of the Niimcbr Nine Baptist Church met Monday night at the church for their Royal. Service program. 1 Mrs. W. E. Rhoads presided during the buslne&s meeting with Mrs. Orrln Hunt its program chairman. During the program. Mrs. Hum chose as her subject, "The C.ill of Calling" and Mrs. Velea Stovnll talked on. "The Part We Forget." Prayers were given by Mrs. Marvin Hnrt nnd the Rev. Hownrd King. Mrs. Raymond Whittle gave the devotional. After the program n social hour was held nnd the guests presented Mr. nnd Mrs. Hunt, who are moving to their farm in Missouri, with gifts. Women. It was erroneously announced in yesterday's Courier thai Mrs. Cobb and Mr. Wahl were the retiring officers. Also Mrs. J. W. Adams is the retiring worthy matron instead of being Installed ns worthy matron ns it was announced New Year Is Observed By Osceola Churches OSCEOLA. Ark.. Jan. 1—The First Baptist Church and the First Methodist Churches hnd special services last night for their congregations. The First Baptist hnd dedication services on the subject of "My People Shall Humble Themselves and Pray," and the young people of the clinrch presented special music The First Methodist had specin wntchnight services for all theii members and others who wished to attend. FBI Investigates Publication of Air Force Secret WASHINGTON, Jan. 1. (UP) The Justice Department today wa* investigating the recent publication it-, Aviation Week Magazine of an article stating that the new air- lorce rocket plane. XS-1 : had flown laster thnn the speed of sound. The inquiry wns undertaken at the request of the U. S. Air Force, which had classed performance of the plane as top secret. The Air Force nas never confirmed or denied the report in Aviation Week's Dec. 22 issue thnt the XS-1 had actually broken through th« sonic barrier with relative ease m tests at Muroc Air Base, CaJ. Robert H. Wood, editor of the magazine, had indicated previously that FBI agents were questioning him about the article. He contended the publisher! article did not violate security on grounds the ALr Force itself was about ready to announce "the feat. Mrs. Glascoe Entertains Two Table Bridge Club OSCEOLA, Ark.. Jan. 1—Mrs. J. L. Glascoe was hostess yesterday afternoon at her home to the Two Table Bridge club and one guejt, Mrs. Elliott Sartain. In the games played Mrs. Bettye Nelle Starr wort high score, and Mrs. Glascoe won second high. The home was decorated with Nandina berries tnd greenery. Refreshments of a desert course with collee was served. lessly blowing horns and rattling noise makers. Few of the many ambulances sta- .ioned In the area were necessary. *4ight clubs were crowded but not until almost midnight. About 500,000 people hiked :hrough Chicago's loop in clear but cold weather. That was a smaller crowd than usual for a holiday night. Brick mortar becomes hnrder is it grows older; the lime bnck to limestone. WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Courl. Chleka- lawba District, Mlssltulppl County Arkansas. Mildred McCuliough Plaintiff, vs. No. 10.319 Jnmes McCullough Defendant The defendant James McCullough is hereby warned to appenr within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the suddenness that gnve Mrs. Jessie Smith—one of the first to upot It— just time to shepherd her young children under a bed and get on the floor with them. "One minute the skies were blue and tranquil," she said. "Then I saw a dirty cloud rushing upon us with terrible speed. This Is tornadci country and I knew what it was. I yelled for the kids and we just made It under the bed. Our house fell all around us but we didn't get a scratch." When the tempest descended on the town of Village. Ark., the high school basketball team was practl- Icng in the gymnasium. The building trembled as the- wind passed over, then collapsed. Torby Haynes, 35. high school superintendent and basketball coach, was killed In tha wreckage and nbout 12 spectator! wer« slightly Injured. The team escaped unscathed. kid." Sherbondy was experienced In living-In bitterly cold weather. Temperatures In the Colorado mountains last night fell to 20 degrees below zero, the coldest since the convicts escaped Tuesday. change* complaint of the plaintiff Mildred McCullough. Dated this '» day ot Dec., 1947. HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk. By Betty Peterson, deputy. Attorne? for Plaintiff, Claude F. Cooper. 12 30-1 6-13-20 Birds that shine in the dark with phosphorescent light like trint riven off by some fish are reported by th c U. S. Wild Life Service Rev. Jones Will Speak Services at the No. fl Union Sunday School and Church will be at 9;00 a.m.. Sunday January 4. The Rev. Lcroy Jones, minister of the Baptist Church of Mlcoln, Mo., wl;l deliver the sermon. Sundny School classes will begin nt 10:00 a.m., after which the election of new officers for the Sundny School will take place. At The Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Barbara Jean Dooley, Stecle, Mo, Mrs. B. D. Lyell. Huffman. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. J. T. Nix. Bragg City. Mo. Miss Alice Johnson, city. Mrs. Jennie Flannccan, Luxora. Mrs. Lucille Ferguson, city. Eastern Star Installs . Chapter Officers for 7948 One of 12 Felons, Who Fled Prison, Still Uncaptured CANON CITY. Colo.. Jan. 1 (UP) —A lone wolf killer lurked In the sonw covered mountains here today, tho only convict who remained free after he nnri 11 other criminals broke out of the Colorado State Penitentiary. Within 24 hours of the break Tuesday evening. National Guardsmen nnd possc.s killed two of the convicts, wounded five, and captured four others unhurt. James B. Sherbondy. 29, baby- faced murderer of an Eagle County Notice to the Public: Modern Arts Studio 'Formerly Thompson's) 418 Wtst Main Street NOW UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT Mrs. W. D. Cobb wns installed as worth}' matron and Wilbur Wahl \vfts Installed as worthy patron Tuc.sdny night at a Joint mcetlnpI deputy sheriff, was believed hiding of the Masons and the Eastern star in the hills near here, A "mountain Read Courier New* Want Ad*. How To Relieve Bronchitis Orcomulxtos nltanc promptly ber ta«M It tow tlcht to th» K*t cf thc trouble to help IOOMD and expel •era ltdta phM«m, ud aid nature to notli* and heal raw, tender. Inflamed bronchial mucous mem- fcnaM. Tea jour drugcM to Mil you • bottt* of CnoonUHoc with the ua- rt«ntindlng 7011 must like the way It mtekl? allayi the cough or you are to hare your money beck. 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