The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 2, 1948 · Page 5
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JANUARY 2, 1948 BLYTHEVILI.E (AUK.) COUIUEtt NEWS oce ety * PACK T1V* I'lione 41C1 Mrs. May Is Hostess To Jolly Eight Club Mrs. Wilfred Muy was hostess Miss Crawford Is Wed In Honolulu Ceremony Announcement was made today . oi Ihe marriage of Miss Jessie M. | yesterday afternoon at her home ^Crawford, daughter oi Mr. and Mrs. ' . . . . •George w. Crawford of u:ylhevi!lc to MMljc James B, Lane .son of Mi. and Mrs, Homer Lane of Enola, Ark. The double ring ceremony WAS solemnized December 6 at 3 p.m. at Hickam Field Chapel No. 1, Honolulu, with Chaplain Palmer P. Piei-ce ofricialing. The bride, given In marriage oy Jim Vallcau, wore a wedding gown of white slipper satin. The fitted bodice, fashioned with a high neckline, featured a yoke of lace and the long tight sleeves ended in calla lily points over the hands. Her fingertip veil of illusion fell from a while satin halo. She carried a bouquet of white carnations ceu- when she enteftained members ot (he Jo'ly Eight Club and one guest. Mrs, Don Haley. When rook yames \vcre played. Mrs. Cleo Wren won high, Mrs. Gruver Wren second high and MM. J. O. Hucy, rooko. Entertaining rooms o! the home were decorated with blossoming potted plants. A dessert course wilh colfee w;vs served. "Kitchen Party" Given At B. B. Goodman Home Tne New Year was given a big welcome Mrs. B. yesuTday when Mr. and B. Goodman entertained Bits of News Mostly Skyrocketing Prices of Wearing Apparel for Women Leads to Increased Activity In Home Sewing Circles Hm-iy Camp s|X?nt yesterday In Halls, Tenn.. with Ills parents. Mr. and Mi's. David Boone ol New Orleans, La., are the parents of a daughter born December 16, In New Orleans. Their (irst ctiilcl, she has been named Susan Elizabeth. Mrs. Boone Is the former Miss Etn- i nm Brlcrrc. Mr. Boone is the son of '. Mrs. O. B. Boone of here. ] Mrs. W. 13. Williams was admitted I to the Blytheville Hospital Mon- i day where she will undergo treat.- ' incut. : Mrs. w. W. McNeil has returned lercd with a white orchid and tied i 80 ^ uicir'lriemls with a ••kitchen from Jackson and Meridian, Miss. with white satin ribbons. She had as her maid ot honor and only attendant. Miss Mary Frame. Her long sleeved gown ot light blue marQinsetle, was fashioned with a full shirt and a sweetheart neckline. Her bouquet of pink roses was tied with the matching ribbon. MMi;c William Phillips served MMl'.c Lnne as best man. Immediately following the ceremony a reception was held at Kane Kapu in Hickam Village No. 2. After a wedding trip to Molokai, the couple will make their home in the Hotel By-the-Sea, Honolulu. Mrs. Lane is an employe of the Supply Division of the Hawaiian Air Material Area, and MMljc is on party" at their home in Stcclc, Mo. As the guests arrived they were immediately escorted to the kitchen where they were served party foods .Hid drinks from a refreshment ia- ble covered with a cut work cloth and centered with miniature reindeer and sleigh filled with silver ;.nd red tinsel balls. These were Hanked by red tapers burning in j C rn! weeks crystal holders. Friends from neighboring towns didn't let the weather, which was cold and dreary, dampen their spirits and keep them from attending Ihis affair, which is given annual!;. 1 by the Goodmans. where she visited with relatives over the Christmas holidays. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rylee of Alexandiia. La, spent the holidays with her sister, Mrs. Amus CliHon, Mr. Clifton and family. Mrs. o. Shonyo returned Wednesday from Los Angeles, Calif., where she visited with relatives for sev- Boom In home tlrcssrnaltlnp is liceplnRf American woinrn. lllie the onr hi Inset above, tmsy i*l Inelr sewing machines. It is also kcrptiifr clerks at Hie crowded plcrc xootls coupler. In background photo, busy filling heavy demand for fabric .vanlaKf. Abdicated King Bids 'riends Farewell BUCHAREST, Jan. 2. (U.P.5 — Michael Hohenzollcr, private citl- (•n walked through Ihc snow cov- fi'cil streets of Prnhovn lodny (my- riR farewell visits to friends nad datives before leaving Romania. The abdicated King Michael was •xpecled to depart by train wlth- n the next 24 hours. No formal announcement of his plans had been made. Swil/.erland wns expected to be his first slop, and after that possibly Denmark, where lives princess Anne of Bourbon- I'arma. the woman of his choice. Informed sources said Michael's representatives still were negotiating with (he government for ft cash settlement on the properties he will leave behind. Autonwtire Hint The' • wise motorist will accumulation of mud and on the under surface ol hi* i_ Rust often forms under this J material and quickly eat* through the fender. Churchill Reported HI LONDON, Jim a. (U.P.I—Mris. Winston Churchill, accompanied by Lord Moran. personal physician to Ilio wartime prime minister, left by air today to join her husband at Marrakcch, Morocco, where he was reported again "Indisposed." Churchill, who twice wns brouuht through pneumonia sieges by l/)id Moran, caught cold last week while painting during his winter holldaj on Ihe African coast, diuj aboard the destroyer, Thomas in Pearl Harbor. Lloyd ^Woman's Club Is Setting For New Year's Dance Mrs. Langston Honors Club Members, Guests Mrs. Cleo Langston was hostess yesterday when she entertained the Octette Club members and two gutsts, Mrs. George Pollack Jr.. .and Miss Virginia Nunn at her home on West Main. . During the bridge games played. Mrs. Marvin Nunn won high score j and Mrs. Loy Welch, second. Entertaining rooms of Ihe homo were attractively decorated with poiivsettias avid greenery. The hostess served refreshments After the show, they went lo Wood's Drug Store where refreshments of ice cream and cake were served. The Woman's Club was the set- ling New Year's Eve night when Robert Purtle and Jerry Haley were hosts with a dance. Approximately 50 guests attended including a number of college students, home over the holidays and several from out of town. The clubhouse was attractively a(i im |ividual tables, decorated with green and red crepe paper streamers and other decorations to form a setting lor the dancers. Refreshments were served buffet style from a long table covered with a white cloth and centered with greenery. Attending from out of town were Gifford Douglas, Ohnie Hall and W. R. Crews of Keiser, Omar Green, John Easley and L. H. Autry Jr.. of Burdette, Clifford Wrotton and Joe Melio of West Helena, Misa Becky Scott of Jonesboro, Miss Nadine Jenkins of Black Oak. Ark., and Miss Ann Foxes of Marked Tree. Melvin Swafford and Miss Lena Bell Spencerof Monette, Ray Brad- slier of Paragould. Miss Betty Hol- iobaugh of Pochaiitas, Miss Anrt Owen, Miss Dee Rozelle and Miss Jean Owen of Luxora, and Miss Audrey Nell Norrid of Hornersville. Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Don Haley were chaperones for the affair. • • * Morning Party Is Given By Miss Arden Ferguson Alumni and present members of the Girls Beta Club of Blytheville High School and their sponsor, Miss Bettye Boyd, were honored Tuesday morning when Miss Arden Ferguson, president of the club entertained with an informal morning party at her new home on Hearn Street. Approximately 40 guests attended between 10 and 12 o'clock. The home was attractively decorated with a pink and white color scheme prevailing. A Portuguese hand embroidered linen cloth covered the dining room table from which refreshments were served. A cranberry crystal bo^'l filled with pink gladioli and acacia centered the table and was flanked by pink tapers burning in crystal holders. Miss Ferguson was assisted by her mother, Mrs. Joe Ferguson. Celebrates I 1 th Birthday In celebration of her eleventh birthday Tuesday. Martha Ann Foster was complimented by her mother, Mrs. Alice Foster with a the?.- , . tre party, with eight of her friends! ,; aycs anci f n "'"y« euests. I «£•_ M-.y« :*°"^- naby, At The Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Leonard Young and city. Lonnic J. Smith. Luxora. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Leonard Miller, Manna. Mrs. Marvin Channell, Holland, Mo. 85-Year-Old Blacksmith Becomes Father of Twins DELTA, Colo., Jan. 2. CU.P.) — William Arnold, 85-year-old retired blacksmith who became the father of twin girls this week attributed his "health and vigor'' to the bracing air of the Colorado mountains. Arnold said there was nothing to get excited about in the birth of the girls. He said he was "only slightly interested" in his parenthood. He has been farmiing a' 12-acre j patch in a rugged, Isolated canyon ever since "cars drove me out of blacksmithing" about 30 years ago. The twin girls, who have been named Shirley Raye and Sharon Kay, were born in a log cabin which Arnold built for his family. The attending doctor said they weighed "about rour pounds each Mrs. A. B. Witt of Halls, Tenn.. lia.s returned lo her home after spending a week here wilh her daughter, Mrs. G. V. Daws an:l family. Mr. and Mrs. Harris Hunt of Manila arc the parents of a daughter born Saturday, December 27, nt the Memphis Baptist , Hospital. Their lirst child, slie lias been named Martha Washington. Mr. Hunt is the son of Mr. ami Mrs. Ney Hunt of Blytheville. Bryant Stewart Jr., student at Arkansas State, Jonestoro will return to school tomorrow, after having spent the holidays here with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Stewart. Harry A. Halncs, accompanied by Mrs. W. B. Tnnner, left Ihis morning lor Chapel Hill, N. C., where lie is a student at the University oi North Carolina and Mrs. Tanner is house mother at Die Phi Delta Thpta house. Mr. Haines spent the holidays here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry w. Haincs, nnd Mrs, Tanner visited her mother Mrs. T. J. Mahan. Bert E. Collier of Valcjo, Calif., has arrived to spend several days here as guest of Mr. and Mrs. John Mr. Collier Is Mr. and Mrs. William T. Stewart, have returned to Jonesboro, where he is a student at Arkansas state. They were guests ol their parents during the holidays. Mr. and Mrs. Harvell McKee. Lyster McKce and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hollenum ot Nashville, Tenn., have arived to spend several days with Mr. nnd Mrs. M. L. Hawkins and family, Mrs. A. G. Shibley, Mrs. Fred Saliba and daughters, Melin Faye nnd Linda Kny, spent yesterday In Memphis Sunny Riales, who has been the holiday guest of friends and relatives in Hot Springs and Camden, will return home Sunday. Miss Olive Alexander has been dismissed from the Memphis Baptist Hospital where she underwent a minor operation recently. Her condition is'satisfactory. Lottie Pearl Stilwell left yesterday for Harrisbnrg, Ark., where shn will visit with Melba Joy Smith and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Downs, for several days. Louis G. Nash will be the weekend guest, of his mother, Mrs. J. Hy Kuy Khl'nvoofl (XKA Stuff V.'rltcrl NEW YORK, (NBA)—The high cost of ready-to-wear clothing has touched off a skyrocketing boom in home sewing. American women, caught between the hieli price of retail dresses and t.le "new look" fashions which oulmodc their wardrobes, are polishing up sewing skills to become their own dressmakers. Piece goods and pattern have soared to nil all-lime Crowded sewing classes have waiting lists. Demand for new sewing machines exceeds supply. The nation's pattern-makers estimate 1947 sales will be W per lier cent Inn-rase in sales over pre- wur years and n 10 per cent In. crease since Itl-IG. Pircc Roods sales In department stores :irc IHJ 101 per cent of the 19-10 figure. One Icadlnc niiinu- fucliner of hiiibiii-prlccd quality woolen.s reports u 3(10 per cent increase In piece good sales since The buyer of piece goods nnd sales' P attcnls '" o" 0 "' New York's i,, j-lnrecsl depni-tniriit stores csllmnlcs "'*•"• i individual Miles arc 25 to 30 per cent higher limn last year's. Here's one of Ihe reasons: "A printed rayon crepe dress selling in our store for $10.95 can be du- Nickel and cobalt have been successfully plaled on metal surfaces without, tho use of an electric current by a newly developed process. cent over 1046 sales of 120,000,000 1 plicated at home for $0.25," says ' " unlts. This is compared with prewar yearly average of GO.OUO.- 000 units. Executives of the pattern company which serves NBA's newspaper subscribers report n 70 the buyer. "A silk dress at $10.50 can be ln>me-se\vn wilh similar fine fabric for SIS." To confront to current fashions, women net plenty of help troin pat- tern-niiikcr.s. Bnslc dress patterns, a .stundby of home .senmstre.s.'ic.s, liuvc been rrslylcd. Pattern sktrt.s have dropped from two to four inches. Fabrlt: required to .sew the cveruge pnllcrn has increased from' three yiirds to three nnd a half yards. Top-fltBhl designers for the retail market iiave been Induced by Ihe pattern companies to turn Iliclr tnlcnls to pattern-making. This makes II possible (or the home needle-woman to have hlgh-slylcd clothes nl n frncllon of thn rclnll cosl. I Thn price of ynrd goods has gone I up along with everything else. AI ynrd of fine quality woolen suiting 1 that sold for $-1.90 In IOH eoes i today for $6.10. Rnyon drc.ss crepe,' still 111 short supply, llns jumped from .90 n ynrd In IOU to $1.20 In ! 1017. Women Again Show Futility of Man's Attempts to Block Their Decisions KNOXVILLE, Tenn.. Jan. 2 (UP) • —Here's just one more instance where men will say it doesn't pay to argue willi a woman—young or old. . Members ot the Top Hat Club, n Knoxvillc High School social organization for girls, planned a dance for last night In the City Rccernlion Hall. They spent a lot of time decorating the hall—with pnper streamers and olhcr pnper doodads. City Fire Marshal Hernum wilk looked over the layout and :ai;l: . . . Tyler Nash who is ill at her home at West Point, Miss. Job Change Reverses Designation ot 'Boss' KNOXVILLE, Term.. .Inn. 2 (UPl —Police Chief Joe Klmscy called 'C. V. Christcnberry "Boss" today nnd grinned. Until yesterday, Christcnberry had called Ktnisey "Boss. 11 JiuL yesterday Christcnberry gave up his Job ns n police captntn nnd was sworn '—With full clmi-Re of both Fire and Police Department. tresh STEWART'S POTATO CHIPS . . . THE BEST! Distributed by L D. Flemlnr. Rlythevllle, Ark. Continuous Showa Every Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN :M a.m. 12:<s p.m. « : J« v Ihe Boxy Watches Pole The Canadian government has the task of keeping tract of ths north magnetic pole. Located on Boothia peninsula, the pol« shifts constantly. at birth." Both girls and Arnold's 37-year- old wife were doing well, lie said. It I'M REALLY GOOD..." CHICKEN-N-BASKET Golden-fried in deep f:it and served wilh delicious hoi rolls . . . Hint's Dixieland's Chickcn-N-lla.skel. And il's a I real you'll po for in a big way! In such a big way you'll want lo lei! your friends all iilioul il. Convenience, (oo—we .serve direeUy lo your car, any of our famous taste-treats you may desire. Also — Bottled Beer — Sizzling Steaks — Delicious Chops Dixieland Cafe North Highway 61 or Holland, Mo. Phone Steelc 17F22 "No dire. I mean,' no diim-o. Wrr ' '" as K " oxvl| lc's Director of Safety Hazard." The high school girls said, in effect: "Pltooey on you. We'll see the chief." Fire Chief C. M. Johnson heard their plea nnd said: "No dance. Pire hazard." The high school girls said, in effect: "Phoocy on you. We'll see the mayor." Fifteen of them drove to Mayor J. W. Elmore's homo six miles from town. Mayor Elmore said he'd stick by the Fire Department ruling. Bui Elmore hadn't been in politics for years for nothing. He suggested a compromise between the girls and the fire chief. Tlie girls and Chief Johnson talked things over again. He gave in ' —if there would be no smoking. The ; girls agreed. \ The dance was held ns scheduled. \ There was nonire. On hand, thnup.h, | equipped \villi fire extinguishers,; was the full compliment, of Fire Company No. 2. six men under nn assistant chief. They had been working with other companies, anyway, for the past few days while their own engine wns being repaired. Notice to the Public: Modern Arts Studio (Formerly Thompson's) 418 West Main Street NOW UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT Shanghai lies In about (he same latitude as Mobile, Aln. DELIVERY SERVICE BE LUXE We have four deliveries daily Monday through Friday 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m. Saturday Deliveries at— 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m., and 8:00 p.m. CITY SUPER MARKET 109 West Main —We Deliver— Phone 2668 ... Stays Fresh Longer! Lot Tint TodM This Time for Keeps wilh Kitlur Williams ant Jimmy Durantc Paramount News and Short! Saturday Thunder Mountain with Tim Holt Serial: "The Vigilante" Ne. II and Short Continuous Showlnc Saturday 1Z:30-11:30 Paramount Nfwi and Start Cant. Hhovlnr Sunday 1:U-1I:M Box Office Opens 6:3* Show -SUrtj 6:45 Opens Sunday 1:00; SUrti 1:11 Continuous Showi Sal. * Son. Bargain Night Every Nt|ht Except Saturday No passes honored on Sunday aft Koxy Theatre Last Time Today MARGIE with Je:mnR Grain and Alan Yotm( Also Short Subject* Serial: "G-Men" No. « and Stint Cont. Shows Sat. 11 a.m.-ll:3« p.m. Sunday, Monday Cox Ntws and Selected Short Cont. Showing Sunday 1:38-11.*« Coming to th* GEM THEATRE Blytheville, Ark. Saturday and Sunday Serial "Sen HOUIM!' N*. 15 and Cartoon Cont'd Shows Sat. U:M to 11 :J» Cont. Showtnj SnxU; l:!t-ll:M Admission Adalts Ue, Tu lad.

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