The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 31, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 31, 1947
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BLYTHEVtLLB v ^ARK.y COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JULY 31, 1047 Dinner Parly Givs.i For Miss Mary Sue Roe i i I Miss- Mary Sue Rce, .brlde-eleM «t Marcus Joe Evrard, was honored !*k nieht with a dinner party nt the W C Hlsjinson home on Ohickifcawba Avenue when Mrs.; Higglneon, Miss Dcrotry Jean Hi?- '• ttauon and Mrs. 1± G. 'Nash wera At 100, Aunty Has a Blow-Uut * 'Arrangements of roses in varied thkdes made . an effective setting in entertaining rooms while central decorations for the four small tables) where guests were served uare jellow roses In miniature vases, i j When tridje was played fellow ing the dinner. Miss June dcs- nell received high score .P r izJ, a scarf, fcnd a cut prize of stationery went ]to Miss Jetty* Claire Huffman. i The 1 guest of honor, who wove a Spti! icli, with, a Peruvian illy cen'.orini; ^ach blossom, against a. background ( of glamen'as The corsage, which i uas tifd nl'h a ribbon in :\ match- Ing EQua shade, was presented to | Miss fice by !>«• hostesses, who, also gave her a gift of starling silver 'candlesticks. The 1 guest of honor, who wove , soft{> tailored aqua bluj frcck of pun rayon, pinned nt her should-; r 'a corsage of deep fuschla 6-«<l- J Crocks Have. Daughter' Mr..« and Mrs. Barnes. Cruel: »re rAircnls of a daughter mrn yesterday afternoon at Wails. Hospital- She is llurir 'first ch'ld '• ind Has been named Jean Ana. | n |r/ J oH - o A LJ 'krs^ crook !s the former Miss DUlUCllC **-! I Betsy • Buchanan, dcuizhlM of Mr and "Mrs. W. E. Buchanan. Condition of both mother and daughter is satisfactory. bcnlury-old "Aunt" Liza McKenzie blows hard lo extinguish the 100 candles on her birthday culic during her nnnuril pnrty at lier church in Molo, Mo. On her lap is her fa.vorile millinery—a huge, old-fashioned sun bonnet. < Shoe Shine Party Held By Church Intermediates A sftoe shining party Is the latest tiling in the way of parlies- lust »sk members of the Intermediate Caparcmeiit of First Methodist Chuvcn. Tha p,roup shined, tied and parked 205 pans of shots last nigl-.t and today were asking! for more as. lauy continued their drive i^i wic'cs lur overseas 'relief,'Those 'who i have shoes to donate for Overseas Relief may have .them pi.ked: up by calling 2120 or 2894. i The' largest ;omrjlnaur bo far was Louis LaiKkyj who fiavc EB p,i!:=. •' : Miss Mary Mitcfi'ill, missionary 'tetious cducaiicri worker, was |A< rent for tu-j liarty last nl.jht • and led so mo i>f ll)c g.'mes during luc " evening! " • • Refreshments of sandwiches, ice-1 drinks and a cake h:s::ribo.< will'. >'Wo:-ld Frlo:idiln;j M. Y. F." wire 'served. r Guests included O. E. Knudscn, V.'tson Henry, Mi. an-.l Mrs. Eai'i li^rkiey, J. vv. .".dams, th-j n»'-v. aiid Mrs. Allen D. Siewurl, r.rul •uiM ~Svlary Mitchell. William R, Brown Named To College Deans' List Girls Win Trip To State Meeting Virginia pierce, county cliiunplon 4-H cinb girl for this ycni;. „ \\\\] leave Aug. 4 for FaycUevllFc la spend four clay*> ns ft reprcsonin- *ivc of tlic county organization unu Iho 4-II Club of which she is n member ut UurooLtc. The trip, for which nil expenses will be paid, was nwarded lo Vir glnin. nftrr she pincmii second in the dross rovu? last week In Osceola. The winner nus been an active •II Club member nt Hnrdetle for pnsl five vcars. She is Pistol "•izzles as Lads Seek pot fo Cool Off Quickly the daughter Pierce. ot Mr. nnd Mrs. J. L> Visitor Here Will Go To China This Winter Miss Mury r,?klchc.ll of Cmr.vas who is the houj<'gue.;t ot MuinicL.AiT.iins here after spcnS in;> at various -Mt'ihodisc chnrchr. over the Ma!:, will go thb W;mc to china to do mission work. One | of the 49 commissicmivl i Christ| Methodist Church in. New 'ioik to go nverseas, Miss Mitchell \vlll tejke a course in language at Yale, junivcriity ihis Fall, she rnduatcd from Hendrix C7ol- uid received her Master cf degree at Sarrltl Colte-je, ing her viv.l here. Miss n Bits of News Bodies of British P<*° K Fatal n i i i j • ° r Pe HostagesLocated county When it's hot enough for youm; oys to glvo up an exciting bailie vlth brand new toy pistols, IVs imc to take a trip to r.hc North 'ole. A pedestrian on Second Street -.stcrday afternoon aroimcl 3 o'clock uil^ht huve scon this hap;en as cue cf the four lads declared hc\ wouldn't be dead bc- nuie it was just too hot. '•Well, let's pet si drink of nother suggested, "A\v. that won't do. why don I we i'o to the drii!;- itore and set a coke," the 'man'' of the crowd, about six. said. 'But. you (ifiUn have n>:ney tc gel n coke" another irmmdcd him. The fourth lad thought of the wholo dime In his pocket, itul derided it would be best to share it with his buddies. "We can eel two and half 'em." Guns forgotten, llicy ran to an air-conditioned drug store so they could cool off quick. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Evans and on, Carl Jr., of Memphis are cuscBuests of tier father, U. W. luilins, and familv. Mrs. P. E. Black and daughter, I;ss Betty Black, and Mrs. 'Black's icther, Mrs, iA. M. Butt, will leave c-iiiorrcw for Douglas, Mich., to [lend several weeks. Mrs. W. J. Wunderllch. Mrs. •largurct Mahan Bell und Mrs. Charles Rose are in Faycttcvlltc •isltinu Mrs. Hose's daughter, Mrs. Alex Curtis, for a few days. •Mrs. Russell Phillips and son, Russell Jr., will return tomorrow nornlng from St. Louis, where they -»Mi the week. Mrs. Betty Phillips and Mrs. Anne Stevens Ho.milton attended he annuiil Klwanls Horse Show In Paragoiild Tuesday night. While ,hrre they were guests of Miss Ann Hr.ncock and Mr. and Mrs. Alvls Hancock. Miss -Betty Barber cf Memphis, \iho rode In the show; rchmuxl home with them. Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Moore and :lau(!htcr. SaiKlra. and 'Leslie Mooro n rtt\ J?ck Johnson will leave to- tomorrow for Norfork Lake to spend several days fishing and l:ui'tln». Mr. and Mrs. John Foster have returned home after spending a vacation in Evansville, Ind., Oweiis- boro and Henderson. Ky., where (hey visited relatives. They were accompanied hoole by Mrs. Foster".' uncle. Seymour Roach of Owens- bora, who will be guest of ths. Fos'ers for two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Ira Ijambcrt 'havi moved Into the home on Kill Street which they-, recently pur chased. i Mrs. Irene Siddcn, who has fccei the guest of relatives in Memphir is visiting Mr, and Mrs. J. IA. Me Kay at their home at Blythevill Aumy Air Field. 'She also will b Ihc guest of Mr. nnd Mrs. R. A Wlxson and family of Burdette dur iiv: her '.vcck's stay here. Mrs. Clair Miller and her house pur sis, Mrs. -Alfred Muldoon an children of Hot Springs, were i Memphis yesterday. Condition of Mrs. O. O. Poet who has been seriously ill in tr Irgunists Carry Out Threat to Execute Two in Retaliation Death of Prances Ovcrturf, 11- year-old farm girl of the Denlon community near Cimithersvillc, Mo., was Pemiscot County's first polio JERUSALEM, July 31. (UP) Two iliritish hostages held by Uii of the two British sergeants near Ji'svisli tnulcrgroiind were found Kalhanya, and the Palestine BOV- liaiiKed tcday, and when soldiers eriimont was expected to make an Ijcs-'aii rcmovlns the Undies, a. 1 announcement shortly, teoby trup cxylortcd. destroyinBl The hanged hostages had their one of the corpses and seriously •wcuiuliug a British officer. The British army officially announced rthc [inding of the bodies hands tied behind their backs, and sacks tied over their heads ' Explosives -were secreted Inside the .sacks. Thirteen men in the sec'.rching party miraculously escaped death when the explosives went off, itearing the body to piec- William P. Shannon of Joiner, has been graduated froir the Hospital: ----• -- 0 -••<* j — • Corps School al Great Lakes, 111,! i' s and hurlinjf bits of flesh over tru' Navy said today. cari'Jd find tlic Pfo. Blllle Hciulon of Ul. I. Bly- thcville, has been graduated ir£rn a wi<le area. Medical officers minute search 'to a pieces. a Army Air Forces training school. ! 'Eatli bodias had turned blue, in- ilii' Army ialcl loday. (Mealing death occurred 24 lioiivs p, aso. Only one body was' booby" " I trapped. Hundreds of armored cars and aimy trucks converged on For Prison Fire 22 Women, Working With Celluloid, Die In Their Cellbtocks PARIS, July 31. (UP)— Lightning flashing down a chimney into a heap of celluloid starlet! a fire Ihst burned to death 22 women prisoners in cellb'ock 12 of Toui"- t-lles Prison, officials of the prison reported today. A .statement by the prison administration denied a report that the guards had refused to o the cell block until it was too late to save the women. Henri Vergnolcs, president of ihc Paris Municipal Council, said between 200 and 300 women, many of them prostitutes, were placed in the barracks because Paris jails of k of j and' Mi.T. Jo Ann Wilbanvn ,mild is the JJHV.V. liiis wci r aunt. Mrs. Harry Kivby, r. Kii'by. Mr. Hint Mrs. Huwi'rd .voles atrl us' and Ann riin(iir.;nt ;iiul ott v ';'j chuinacher siicnl ^unduy in iriupliis. They W-MO f;ur^ts of ,cvi-'s parents, Mr. and Mrs. 1. Schumacher, ;-n;l son, David Steve, who ha i bi^en visilin^ c-rn this SuinnUY. roinaiiic^'.l ni fcinphis whilj Ihi^ oUu-ro return I home. were filled. ".They were working with inflammable material and it exploded," Vcrgnolles suid. He added that they were not locked In the barracks. Army officers said they were not allowed to go near the women, who they said, worked with celluloid. The officers said Hie women were lc:ked in and could not iii- capc when the lire started shortly before (midi:ighl. II raged until 2 tun., when firemen started removing "bodies. Police -Prefect Roger Leonard, who rushed to the blaze, said 21 women died quickly. Another suc- cumied later in H hcsnllal. Policemen, firemen and Army officers were wary a'coitl giving details of the fire. Soldiers reported they received orders lo "say absolutely nothing." fatality, Dr. S. B. Beecher, county health officer, reported yesterday. The child died Monday night in an ambulance which was taking Nath-'hcr, under an oxygen tent, from a Coming Events FRIDAY Mrs. Paul Byuim hostess to members of the CDC Club. Blythcville hospilal to the Isolation Ward ot the City Hospital at St. Loui.s. Illness forced her lo leave school July 22. She was Pemiscot County's third polio case of 1947, all three executions at noon yesterday ap-lof which have involved girls, pareutly was ccrrcct but. police The other two, a nine-year-old ivsrc'not, ab'.o immediately to iden- Sleele girl and a l(i-months-old Ca- tify 'the scene called "Sharon Val- ruthcrsville infant, arc recovering .ey by the Irgun.' I satisfactorily. nnya, which was a controlled area until three daj\; ago. The town's 15.000 residents rushed to lay i:i provisions in event a curfew was imposed. The Irgun announcement of th Oyster shells were used by the Pilgrim fathers as a source of limestone for the [lux in New Ens- land's earliest blast furnaces. TABLETS A motfein, medl. colly-lovndheol. menl IKnt get« reel reiult) FIVK STAR was lege Arts Mrs: Stantpn Hostess Guests ;t Methodist Church.. Hughes' Publicity Age ret Says Deals AH Above Beard V William Robert Brown of lilythe- yille, English student at Oklahoma A. ana M. College, was name' 1 , to the IJean j s List ol distingui'.nen students for the past semester. .In 6rder to receive the honor, r. student must pass all'courses tr.rcen aggregating not less than Ib crc- d|t hours with an average gruce of B or' higher • ' SHANNON. -Eire. July 31. lUP)- Jc'.in Mei'cr, (.ulilicity agent lor Howard H.tshcs. said Lcdny Uiat "I rcver p^.iil tiny money in any I shape or form to any official of the Xrnitcd Evr.itrs government." ... OSCEOLA, July 31.—Mrs. Pal-1 2vl?yer WAS flying home from Pamer Stanton was hostess ft> two ns aboard a Trans World Airline? tables of club. members nnd two ,-,i. i: , e c.ue in New York -a 3 n.-n At The Hospitals IM.YTill'Vit.f K ,-• nitted:, John Perkins, Manila. Patsy Ann Csidwrll. city Mrs. Jchn lidwiu-ls, 'Cooler R. H. P. Uuikj. city. Farris I-ycr, city. Dismissed: Chiirlie Crnin, Brngsadnclo. Mo. Ollle Lee McAdoo. Armorcl. Mrs. J. w. uoswcll, city. Mrs. C. H Onines. city. \VALI,a UOSl'lTAL Dismissed: Mrs. Thomas i{io'-«:i. Dell. Mrs_ J. p. >lnufc nnd baby nalo. Mrs Curtis Downn, Dell. n.VrT'ST iiosr'iTAL. 5n-n Dismissed: C'>lemnn Mrs. c. , guests, Mrs. Claude Lloyd and Mrs. \ JJDT uxnorrow. Chester Danehower, when she en- j "All tertaifted Wednesday afternoon at | her • hcme on Semmes Aver.ue. ; .Mrs. Stanidu won the high ccor? and Mrs. Lloyd won second. Iced drinks and refreshment foods were served during the games. the rarlies 1 threw wen given in the &.imc \vay its any c'cl-«?r aircraft, corporation in the intcres's of business on a slraigal bo<s," Meyer said. Read Courier News Want Ads. ; The Girl Who Came Bac! Drews. Oscoola. R. Nc>vcoinl>. city Baptist Hospital in Memphis, wa , rl ler" soihewhat improved this mornin ' B'ythevllle relatives and friem who have been in Memphis to Mrs. PcC'tz or who have remain* 1 I here include Mr. Poclz. Mrs. CV Lingston. Mrs. Cecil -Wroten. Mi J. A. Wroten, Mrs. Jerry Gaiiii and Mrs. Glair Miller. Tc-m Little Jr., Bryce Layso Billy Wilson and Elmer Stone we to St. lou's yesterday • for 11 Dodger-Cardinal ball game. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Pruitt children, Lcroy and 'Bartonra 'An aiul Mr. and Mrs. Otis Cole £au?htcr. Glenria Kay, have turned home from a weeks vacation in Augusta and McCrbry. In McCrory, ithey were guui's cf Mr. Prnltt's sister, Mis. Art Jones and Family. Mrs. W. T. Pafford will leave tomorrow for her homn in Big Sandy, Tenn., after having been guest of her son, D. C. Pafford. and Mrs. Pailord for the past month. She will ba motored home by Mrs. Pnflord. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. McFarland and sons, Bobby nnd Billy Wayne, were in Paragoulcl for the annual Kiwanis horse' show Tuesday night. Billy Wayne rode "Prince 1 the show. Mr. and Mrs. Tom W. Jackson left this 'morning for Union City Tcnn.. where they will attend a horse show. While there they will be guests of Mr. and Mrs. i\. T. Cloar and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Dunn, 'hey were accompanied by Mrs 'carl Hires who will visit with her laughter. Mrs. J. W. Dunn and amily. William A. Shannon, hospital ap- irentice second class. USN. son of FAMOUS WATCHES Here you niciy faa certain of finding that special watch you'vo always wanted. A grand variety of styles and prices. EASY TERMS AT NO EXTRA COST ^n- :! Dismissed: Candra I Osi:<-.j],v. Most of tin- rod oilier vitnw::i-rir!i oil an-l <'-i!5 an. 1 consumed by baby chicks, not by babies. Continuous Shows Kvcry Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Sl;ir(s 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN 00 a.m. 12:45 p.m 1:30 pro. Bol Office Optns at ?:M p.m. Show Starts 1:15 p.m. Opens Sunday 1:3»; Starts 1:15 Contlnnous Shows Sat. and Sun. Bargain Night Every Night Escepl Saturila? No pasa«s honored on Sunday ai the Roiy me to be in "Nothing irritates me as much as people who expect i*f«tly *a<V. says Susan Polcra, nu^v making her comeback tMKles after being injured in s hiir.iirm accident lhat nearly killed b«* on New Year's Doy, 1015. Now cinfinet) lo a wheelchair, she's ?3? nely activo - sh ° rllns ncr household, takes care of her baby, (0*» twlmming «nd and noW has crowned her comeback ' I?*** a ** turn to th6 screen. Above, fellow-stars Glcmn Ford, - Evelyn K*y« «nd Larry Parks welcome her with flowers lo Uie 1 Mt tt her new picture, "The Eiisn ot the Ram." Tliui'.sday and Kriilay " •! wmam^" 11> BRUCE HUMB[R'siDtir • ROB£Rl JC fiAS^l.ER P' ^v I'nramounl News and fihort Continuous Showing Everyday Hunt Stromberg JANE '"""'LOUIS RUSSEIL-MRD BUtOVA Her E>c«l. lemy "A" • Smorlly styled . . . accurate. 21 jewel movement. WESTflELD • Exqui. »Tl«ly faihioned . . . 7-jewei movemank . . . link bond. gokj' ecus ... nigh carved cryilal . . . 19-iBW.ll KUKN' — OnM I i;lnl nnv.'p'rnt . . .fashtonnl)lc link biiiitl. Jane Russell, lovtiy United Artists star now apaeoring in "Young Widow." FITZPATRICK'S JEWELRY STORE /( 'fakes Orj/y 3 Mimites to Open a Charge Account

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