The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 7, 1948 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 7, 1948
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PAGB FOUR (ARK.T COOTIE* oce ety 9 Phone 4461 Paper Drapes Resist Flames Mrs. Pyles Is Elected fW. S. C. S. President I Mr«. G.W. Pyles was elected pres 1 .- jdemt of the Woman's Society of \ Christian Service of First Methodist i Church when the group met for ' their business meeting at the church I Monday afternoon. I Other officers elected lo serve 'with her are, Mrs. W. J. Pollard ani! ;Mrs. Hugh Whftsltt, vice-presidents; i Mrs. W. ?. Brewer secretary; Mrs [Alfred Williams, secretary promo- Jtion; Mrs. O. A. Cunningham, treat surer; Mrs. L. E. Old, secretary mls- isionary education and service ajirt [Mrs. R. H. Kirby, secretary of j Christian social relations and church "activity. . ,Mrs. James L. Guard was elected (Wcretary of spiritual life; Mre. H. G. jjPartlow, secretary of student work: ^Irs. E. D. Ferguson, secretary o! iyouth work; Mrs. Ray Hall, secretary •Jt children's work: Mrs. W. I. Den- 3on, secretary of literature and pub- Tall, Blonde Texas Beauty Wins 1948 'Maid of Cotton' Honors in Memphis By William J. Fnx (1'nlttd Tress SUIT Correspondent) MEMPHIS, Term,, Jan. 1. (UP) — A stately, blonde Texas beauty, 13- miUK) "Aisld of Cotton" contest. Fire* FhntoKraphf n The statuesque Texas hearty spent most of todny facing ft battery of ,,i There she will be outntted with I1le - i specially created cotton wnrdrolie. year-old Matilda Nail of Fort, Worth, photographers herore she leaves to- reigned today us the 1048 Maid of | morrow (or „ lllonth m Nw Ym . k . Cotton. She gasped "It CHii'L be here lost night when she was hand-| ''''nor' four wllf lje"cli'iiiaxcrt"by"* ed the huge bouquet of roses nnd | "Mnlel of Cotton Bull" In Wnshlnri- cotton bolls signifying that Judges i lon> a c ., Blld she wm rclgn a5 had chosen her Irom among 22 micen at the Memphis Cotton Cnr- Soutlicrn belles to be cotton's In- nival In May. tcrnnUonal goodwill ambassador. of Texas student began a round of entertainments and travels (hat will include n six-months, 35,000-mile tour of this country, France mid Grenl Britain to display the latest styles In cotton. Catherine Hamrlck, 23, of Gafl- ney, S. C., placed second In the yicalions; Mrs. B. A. Lynch, secret- i competition and Elizabeth Ann Slol- •«ry of supplies, and Mrs. James JUli tlcnwerck. 20, of Waxahachle, Tex., r Jr., was elected secretary of the I was third. Judges chose the blue-eyed queen pearances of the 22 contestants. They appeared In street dresses »nd bathing suits, nnd at last night's finals till wore informal dresses. Miss Nail's crj.siuine at the Anal Judging was blue to match her eyes. Miss Hamrlck, who won second place, U • medium Monde with green eyes, a graduate of Converse College at Spartanburg, S. C. Third-place winner Miss Stollen- TTI/DNBSUAT, JATTOART T, by Thrill Kids is Blamed on Failure Of Churches, Schools and Pampering by Parents JACK IIARVKY United Pr«« Staff Correspondent AT-1 AWT A commlttee on the status of women Paper drapes—cosllnr; less tl,.,n a dollar n act—Hint will rt,t bum are featured in New York's Curtain and Drapery Show. An open flame, like the candle in the picture, applied to Itiorc drape?. r«- s.ulis only in a charred suol. They can be cleaned with a damn cloth, Coming Events Social Calendar We the Women Brlarcliif Manor, N. Y. Now she twice won campus beauty contests is majoring in speech and dramatics! Judged by Vni(ja and Cecil B. DC at the University ot Texas. | Mllle. A crowd of 2.500 saw her receive ; Arkansas contestants were Marie the top prlxc from seven judges in j Parker of Hot Springs, and Chris._ Th _ e w«lcyan Guild of the First the National Cotton Council's 10th 1 tine Traicoft of Marianno. Afetnodist Church met Monday night at the homo of Mrs. M S Edwar' ' ' Offi. »t an earlier date were liutnllcd with Mrs. Alien D. Stewart ill charge of the installation. Mtss Ma- Officers Are Installed By Wesleyan Guild Group tfein. nt. me I1OJ11C Ol jMI'S. M S ' awards for Installation ol oldccrs. Mi's. Taylor Is Officers elected and nnnounced T n • i <-i i an i lo Bridge Llub IVlcmbers Mrs. Jesse Taylor wrui hostess yen- rme Adams led the plctlge service j terday, when she entertained niem- " During the business session, Mrs. ! b"* o! ' np Tuesday DrldRC Club Hugh \VhiLsitl was elected a.s co- ' with a luncheon at her home on W. ordiuator for the coming year and plans were made for tlie study course to begin January 19 at the home of Mr.s. Stewart. Refreshments were served by the hostess. Miss Robinson Hostess To Club Members, Gucsls Mrs. Bernard Graham atirt Miss Molly Guard were guests last night, when Aifes Mary Adah Robinson Was hostess to La Nueve Club members s t her home. Mrs. N. G. Jerome won Mich • and Mrs. John W. Thomas, second Jilgh in the bridge games played i •Refreshmcntj of a dessert course " were served. ;Mr_s. Guard Entertains |Tri-Town Club Members \ tMrs. James C. Guard'entertained . members of Tri-Tow Main. Each individual table held as a ccn'crpiece an attractive arrangement of pink snapdragons and azaleas. Fallowing the luncheon, bridge games were played with Mrs. W. C. Hipglnson winning high score and Mrs. c. M. Smart, second. Calvary W. M. U. Has Royal Service Program Bits of News Pvuo.tta.1 Mlss Joyce Damon, student nt Missouri Stale Teachers College, Cape Girardeau. Mo., returned x> school Sunday after spending the holidays here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Enii] Damon. S ; Sgt. Jack Sallba Jr. returned Saturday to Kcmper Military Academy, Boonevillc, Mo., where he is a stueleiit, after spending the holidays with his mother, Mrs. Jack Stiliba and .sister, Barbara. Randall Workman, of Holland, The Womens Missionary Union i Mo - llas '^'inlod to Columbia, Mo., of the Calvary Baptist Church met wllcrc llc attends University of MIs- n> Ruth .Millet! rl| lirs!iay MCA Slaff \Vi-lt«r Elliott Fletcher Chapter nt the "What dors your husband do that , ' P; , ,, mccl for l"'«:l"' r >n at [ annoy.s you most?" A fnrm Journal o clock at. the home of Mrs. Ho- | asked farmers' wives that question latiri circcn. j „,,[) fomifl tllcy WC| . C m05l aniloyr , ( | The Jaycccttrs will incel at tiie • • • Clubroom at 7:30 p.m. Thursday Luncheon Club meet- Ing with Mrs. Byron Morse. Mlci-Weck Club meeting with Mrs. J. Louis Cherry. Thursday Contract, Club Ijeiiur, entertained by Mrs. Edgar Borum. Octette Club meeting with Mrs. James Hill Jr. Mrs. Elva POD entertaining Jolly Eight climb' members. Dr. Allen Albert told the Unlled; youngsters would not h»v» wxnrnl •res.. "It i, not peculiar" that the to do what they dPd •' Need S»n»e of Property Rights -j ,... .. . ^ e)) j 50( j c I culprits In a wive of wantonly destructive nets turned out to be the children of prominent parents. Dr. Albert 1* head of the sociology department of Emory University here and • member of the Citizens Crime Prevention Committee of At- lanla. "Given to much by their parent*," Dr. Albert said, "they sought for something that their parents could not give them." Police yesterday arested fiv.-. teen-age sons of well-to-do Atlanta families who admitted wrecking a score of automobiles and committing other destruction during the last of their Christmas vaca- Civic Calendar Wednesday KUvanls— 12:10 p.m. Thursday Rotary— 12:10 p.m. riMht nflrr din- f nor, read nt meals \ instead of talking lo their wives, anet neglected to wash the bath Monday afternoon at the church for a Royal Service program. Mrs. 1'. H. Jernlgan opened the meeting with a prayer, after which souti. Mrs. Allen Walton has returned home alter .spending scvcnil days • in Artcsin Wells. Texas, and m ; Mr.l"'Mnbln''LuiiK!orei!'vvho"w'as''in I Memphis with her daughter, Mrs. clmi-se of the program, presided. |»ciry B. D rooks, Mr. Brooks, and Airs. Litnsforel ciicvse as her sub- I <l™S»trr, Virginia. ject, "The Beginning". Other talks i Mr - allli Mls ' Vernon Sawyer anil' were given by Mrs. Dcrtle Vast- ! Mra - A "" le Mac Sawyer spent the binder, whose topic was, "111 Com- weekend, in.Cape Girardcaji as mcmor'ation", Mrs. Inez Gentry, | 8 " csl -' i nl . M "- Sawyer's daujhlcrs, Oxceo/o f vents Wednesday Business meeting of the Baptist: Church at 7:30 at the church. American legion meeting at !]>;.• Hut at 8:00 p.m. Thursday PhllathcA Class ot the Hrst Haii- tlst church will beet at the churuh ai 7 o'clock. Two table dub mc-ctliiE al the home of Mrs. Searcv Mcars. Kriilay A^sociutitinni workers confi'irnre at the First riapiist church beRin- nlnar at ]f) n. m Tim lilblr i.-liii) iiict'liw at the home ot Mrs. J. H. Lovcwcll al 2:00 p.m. Basketball came. Gosnell vs. Osceola, here, 8:00 p.m. rtcjsert course was served. jMiss Overman Elected [President of Y. W. A. i Miss Bernice Overman was clect- :ed president of the Young Worn- Jen's Association of the First Bap- ,tist church when they met Monday ! ?nlght at the church with Miss Bil•He Jean Turk as hostess. ; Other officers elected to serve ..during the coming year are, Miss Ncllii Simpson, secretary and Miss Adeline Lee, reporter. i devotional and Mrs. c. E. Johnson, •who I 5 sponsor, offered the closing ! prayer. Speaks To Progressive Club OSCKJLA. Ark., Jan. 1. — Th« Rev. H. C. Couchmau, pastor of the First Methodist Church was the principal speaker yesterday afternoon \vhen the Osccoln Progressive Club met at the home of Mrs O. W. Knight. Mrs. V. G. Mann was in charge of ; Business Meeting Held ',By Alpha Alpha Chapter the program on the subject of "International Relations", and Mrs. P. O. Gwyn president, was in charge of tlie brief business session. Co-hostesses for the allair were Mrs. c. V. Home, Mrs. W. E. Hunt, Mr.i. P P. Jacobs Sr., Mrs. Harry Driver. Mrs. J. L. Glascoe. Mrs. Hale Jackson. Mrs. E. M. Jaffe, Mrs. j Harry Jones Sr.. Mrs. R. H, Jones. ; Mrs. Ruth Swanscy and Mr*. Claude 1 Lloyd. A salad course with coffee was served. i Mrs. fdrington Hostess To Club Members, Guests The Alpha Alpha Chapter of the ', Beta Sigma Pin Sorority met last • night in their clubroom in the Ci'.v 'Hall. - . ' Miss Iva Seay. v {Sided during the .. . . .. _________ =| ....... f .and reports were given- by. the sec- I four 'table's" c/ club" member's and Stillwatcr. Okla. and Tommy at tends Arkansas state, Jouosboro. J. Louis Cherry is attending to business hi Paris. Ark. Miss Geneva Shiblcy, student at Stephens College. Columbia, Mo., and Cadet A. G-. Shible-y Jr., who ntlenri.'i Kcmper Military Acnelemv, Boonville, Mo. have returnctl lo school after spending the holidays with their parents. Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Shiblcy and family. Mr. and Mrs. Willis Find of Cape Girardeau, Mo., are the parents of a son born Sunelay morning. Their first child, ho has been named David Lee. Mrs. Pind Is the former Miss Ailccn Sawyer of Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Guthric and family, of Alabama, have returned to Blytheville to make their home. Thuy moved to Alabama from here several years ago. EUuxKl MOSA of Hooneville, Miss , is visit in R his aunts. Mrs. Milford Miller and Mrs. Gfady GMT o[ Bly- ihcvillc ant; Mrs. C. B. Ricldick in SKcle. Mo., for several days. Mrs. Ciair Miller and Mr. and Mr... Tom Berry returned' last nigh!, from ilol Springs ivlicre they at- At The Hospitals tllythcville Ilus|ii[al : Dismissed: Mrs. E. Rhodes. Manila. • Thomas Cathmm. Doll. Mrs. Essie Davis, city. William F. McDruiiel Jr., city. ' Eugene Hnod. city. Walls tinsjiital Dismissed: Ruby Briley. eity. Mrs. Kuceuc eiillett snd Strcle. Mo. Joe Sanfmd. stcele. ny woman. *««. MDIell wijo hii.s nolhiny more to complain alxnit in a Inusband than such minor faults a.s those, should not repaid them a.s annoyances. So. hci husband tracks in dirt. Well, mat proves he is doing the duly work in the family, doesn't it? M forgclA things he is supposed to buy. TiiRt ought to be simple 10 rrmcdj. Give him a list and a pencil. .>c> that he can check off al! the errands, lie is supposed to do \\iicn lie mukc.s .1 trip to to\vn. He doesn't pick up his clothes. At the may, that cnu'l make more than iivc nnnules extra work a day lor a woman. That is hardly worth mer.lioniui'. He takes a nap right after din- noi. Th;it, only means he i.s tired out from a hard job. that he has hrcn well led, i\ntl that he is reasonably coiuem. U'by Not Read? He reiuis at meals, instead of talking. Why nut? After all, if he didn't read and set some new ideas, lie would be dull to live with. And he doesn't wash out the bath tub. Well, that's not very considerate 01 him. But, perhaps, if his wife would quit being annoyed by the other things on the list of annoyances, .she could train him to do that.. weekend tlon. Federal nuthorlties becime interested In the 'case today when the boys admitted overturning mill- boxes and droppins large firecrackers Inside to blow up (he contents. Indicts Churches, Schools, Too One of the boys. R 16-year-old, is the son of a well-known attorne,v and the president of the Allan . League of Women Voters. Another, who Is 18. In the son of a Baptist minister. A third—a 19- ycar-old assistant, scoutmaster, .s the son of a Southern Railway dispatcher. Both the other culprits also come from good families. I Dr. Albert said ovcr-indulRcncc by- parents was at least partially responsible for the criminal acts of the boys. 'The parents are not alone to blame, of course," tlie sociologist said. "They were merely following , the pattern moderns seem to have • set in bringing up our children—letting them stay out late, have cars. and so on." i Two of the boys «dmitted using I family automobiles in their destructive expeditions, which occurred during early-mornitlR hours. They admitted breaking into autos, releasing the brakes and letting the cars roll down hills to smaslr into buildings, fire hydrants, or anything I in the way. 'The community is also at fault," Dr. Albert said. "Our recreation facilities are not adequate and wo reach less than a third of our children—and then usually only tin ones who don't need help." "Churches and schools share the blame." he continued. "If their training had been adequate these The educator called "an Indictment of our whole system." He said the "thrill urge" was partly due to the fact that no youngster expects to get caught doing wrong. The youngsters probably had no sense of property valu« he said. "Stiff penalities »re decidcly not the answer." he said. 'I doubt that court punishment would necessarily deter them from further vandal Vi " Dr. Albert said the names of uie culprits should not necessarily be kept out of newspapers. He believes they won't "become heroes to their playmates" If the newspapers drive [home the point that they are not ' heroes. The soiologlst. who served as a lieutenant colonel on Gen. Omar BrarUey's staff at Ft. Bennlng under Ing the war, doubted that juvenile deJinejiicncy during tills post-war period is a direct outgrowth of the war in the sense that violent acts are a release from the killing that was done. But he did blame the services of an "almost criminal" act in taking youth specialists out of civilian life and using them in other lOOlh annivarsary of the discovery of gold In California. It shows a miner at Slitters Creek, site of the gold discovery. gave wartime Jobs. He cited the case of a former Girl Scout executive from New York who joined the WAC and was u»d to head a stenographies! poo! at v Ft. Bennlng. "She should never have been permitted to leave her Girl Scout Job," h« said, "because she was doing • thousand times more good than Bh* could have done in a hundred hitches in the army." The five youths arrested in connection wfth the vandalism here art free on bond and face a hearing In recorders' court this afternoon. WAKE UP YOUR LIVER BILE- Tht Uwatwulij aue ;UJCB into your bile u not flowing [ <llire *L t ; il ma y J^t dw*) na» bloat* up y^u/ ^tni H takta thoM mild, s Liver P U. In gft th«^ u/ out • bout 2 pmu « we!, evuvdiy. II n,; " "' Carter-i Liltl. Pinti ol biln flo». f — Do you suffer distress from — FEMALE WEAKN With Its Nervous, Highstrung Feelings? Are you troubled by distress of female functional monthly disturbances.' Docs It make you fcrl so nervous, cranky, rc.ule&s, weak. «, bit moody—at, such times? Then DO try LydU E. Pinkhnm's Vegetable Compound to relieve such symptoms! Women by the thousands have reported remnrksble bencftU. PlnkhRm's Compound In what Doctors call A uterine sedative It has a grand soothing effect on one ot woman'* most Important organi. Taken regularly—Plnltham's Compound helps build \ip resistance H gainst such dl^)t^PS5. It's Ausoftc siomticblc tonic! All drnsstores Monthly Female Pains Pink ham's Compound is reru effective to relieve monthly cramps, headache, baefcache, —when cine to female functional monthly disturbances. baby. Meeting Tojo Absolves Hirohito Of Blame of Starting War Against U. S., Britain VEGETABLE, COMPOUND' TOKYO. Jan. 7. (UP) — Former Premier Hiricki Tojo finished his testimony in the war crimes trial. today \\ith Hie admission that nc | Blytnt-ville Chapter ol the Royal . prevailed upon Emperor Hirohito Arch Masons mrelinc. tonight 7:30 i to dec'are war upon I'je United : " the Ma.sonic Hall. The work. I States i ml Britain. Victor Japan's war leader said His country "reached (lie decision to go to „ . war in self-defense after the im- BUying Power . portant decision had been studied ( . Mark M.i.stci.s Decree, Stilwcll as high Continuous Show* Every Pay Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTKN TO KLCN 8:00 a.m. 1!:15 p.m. -«:30 p.m (he Roxy •' Wednesday & Thursday Friday RO WASHINGTON. J,in. 7. (UP) — , The trcajurs announced today that '. councils a new 50-cenl pirce bearinj; the '' ''" iikcr.css of Benjamin Franklin will j be in circulation within two or j '.hrce men.hs. Secretary of Treasury John W. ! Sivydcr said the new coin, vhich has a liberty bfll on I IIP olliei side, is the first new 50-ccnt piece since 1016. carefully by a scries of liaison conferences, imperial conferences and of senior statesmen and j the generals of the supreme war council." ... . , i OSCEOLA. Ark., Jan. 7-Mr.v | tended the funeral of their uncX \ice-preoident. prs- , John W. Edrlnglon was hostess yes- Robert Self, who died Saturday e busincw meeting [ terday afternoon at her home to nichl Commemorative Stamp WASHINGTON. Jan. 1. (UP) — A special three-cent, stamp issue will be sold for the time Jan. 23 at Coloma, Cal., in honor of the Notice to the Public: Modern Arts Studio • Formerly Thompson's) 418 West Main Street NOW UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT J relary and treasurer. J Mrs. Robert I. Thompson was in i charge of the program. She chewe ( as her topic, "Music and Poetry". | Records of English poems given by j Basil Rathbone were played and | discussed. | The group sang several .vfq^, , which were poems set to music. i Following the program the meet• ing adjourned. four guests. Mrs. Bill Billiard Mrs Tal Tongatc, Mrs. William Bard chl, Miss Mnble McGee left Monday lo make her home in Memphis, . where she will be employed at the Mrmgton nnd Mrs. Jvtary Clay Hu- Mutual Unemployment Office there. E 1 CJ '.'. . . . J- A. Wroten, Wagner Adams, In the bridge camrs played. Mrs. Harry Camp and Otlio Stanlield E. S. Perrlu won high. Mrs. J. W. retunwd last night from Little Ward won second hlRh and Mrs. Tongate, guest pri^e. Entertaining rooms of the homo Rock where they attended a business mcctinp. Harold Boilnrd of Manila »-aj> the were riecornted with tall, slender] guest Sunday of Miss Edith Bol- filled with Plcardy cladtoll. I linger and Miss Pauline Flanagan. 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 W«t Main —W« Deliver— Phone 2668 ZELLNER'S 202 W. MAIN Blytheuille, Rrkansas —HOOT WU1 • MTtOUlNS HHinmiHMii-m POD! SCHHY«»= n mj^^^iM^^K Also Short* Box Office Opens 6:3* Shnw SUrls «:4J Opens Sundij 1;M; SUrii 1:IB | Contlnnoqi Shows Sat. A Son. 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