The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 13, 1948 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 13, 1948
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COUNTER NEWg TUESDAY. JANUARY 18, 194$ Society 9 Phone 4161 I Women's Auxiliary Meets »In Homes For Program ; The Women's Auxiliary of the J Presbyterian Church met yesterday f In circle groups. Topic for the pro- j grams was 'How Do I Treat People." J Circle One met at (lie home of h Mrs. J. A. Sallba at 2:30 p.m. with ' nine members present. Program ; lenrder was Mrs. E. A. Rice. v Circle Two met at the home of •;Mrs. William Young with 13 members, one new member, Mrs. Lawson, and one visitor, Mrs, C. M. Clay present. Mrs. F. W. Whitner was co-h&stess, Mrs. R. L. Banister was .-.'. In charge of the program. Circle Three met at the home of Mrs. Shanks Is Hostess To Lake Street W.S.C.S. Mrs. George Shanks WM hostess and Mrs. AJlcn VanWlnkle co-hostess to the Woman's Society of Cliri- stay Service of the Lake Street Methodist Church yesterday nt the Shanta home on W. Rose. Twelve members, with one new member, Mrs. George Skelton, were present, Mrs. G«orge StiU'ell presided during tlic business meeting. A report was given by Mrs. H. H. Blevlns on the well child clinic for both white and coiored children to be sponsored by United Council of Church Women. •The Way Upon Earth," was the | **> Mrs. Waller Day with 12 members theme Mrs. SLilwcll chose to dis- j £*'• present. Mrs. W.- A. Doljyns WHS co- cuss during the program. Mrs. Ule: i' hostess and program leader was I vlns read the scripture, Psalms 67. hostess and program Mrs. Edgar Bormn. Circle Four met last night :• o'clock at the home of Mrs. Leon McQarrity with 12 members nnd one visitor, Mrs. Harvey T. Kidd, present. Mrs. Kidd acted as program leader. The Business Women's Circle met at the home of Mrs. Samuel F. Norris with nine members and one visitor, Mrs. C. M. Gray, present. The topic of the program was, "Kingdoms Without Frontiers" with Miss Jewel Smith as program leader. Othcrs who participated on the g! program were, Mrs. W. L. Green, Mrs. C. M. Baxter, Mrs. H. E. ba- Shol, Mrs. Joe Strickland, Mrs. C. T. Sliamlin. Mrs. VmiWinklc, Mrs. Don Lutes nud Mrs. Billy King. A salad plate with iced drinks wa.s served by the hostesses. Circle Meetings Held By Calvary W. M. U. Calvary Baptist Women's MISJ- • Mrs. Enclerlin Is Hostess To Baptist Girls Auxiliary The Intermediate and Junior O. A. of the First Baptist Church met, ye.s'.erday at the home of Mrs. Albert Knderlin with ten members ami one guest, Mrs. Ebb Carson present Mrs, Shelbume Brewer was co-hostess. . Ti , ... I During the business meeting of- ionary Union met in Circle groups ; f|cers wcrc ,, lcacd Jor lhc ,, ew y eiu -. yesterday with 'Enlisting Others En , cstlnc Holt W!ls c | cclt . d president In Advancing the Kingdom," as the : of the Jlmio , s . wit] , Martha Ann tubject ol the pro B ram. j Postcl . . sccl . clary and Li ,,d a rj ay< i P1 . „ £ i One met at the home of • n vice-president. Beverly Mrs. R. L. Sanders. Mrs. J. C. Cherry ' gave Hie opening prayer and Mrs. Darrcil Lunsford, the devotional. Those participating on the program were Mrs. Don Aycock, Mrs. S, D. McGhce. Mrs. Roy Smith, Mrs. Baptist Y. W. A. Meets With Mrs. C. E. Johnson Mrs. C. E. Johnson waa hostess last night at her home to the Young Women's Auxiliary of First Baptist Church. During the brief business meeting, Miss Billle Jean Turk was elected vice-president, to fill the vacancy left recently. Miss Cliffle Overman gave the devotional and Miss Maxlne Overman, Miss Moore and Miss Adullne Lee participated on the program. Refreshments were served to the 13 members attending. At The Hospitals Blylhevlllc Hmpllal Dismissed: Mrs. Jnmex Thompson, city. Mrs. James Terry. Cootcr. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Johnny Shoptcrson, Luxora. Bill Carlton. city. Bits of News Fashion Steps Into Print " ~ Lunsford, Mrs. Cherry and Mrs. Inez Gentry. Mrs. Sanders dismissed the group with prayer. i Circle Two met at the home of I Mrs. D. L. Webster. Mrs. CIco Brad- Jones was elected president for the intermediate group. Mrs. Brewer was In charge of the Bible study alter which a social hour was held. The hostesses served refreshments of a sandwich plate with hot chocolate. Mr. and Mrs. Wagner Adams and family, and Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Stewart spent Sunday In Memphis. Misi Mamie L. Adams is confine-.! to her home with influenza. Mr. nml Mrs. Henvy Uodd ol Jonesboro, spent the wekend here with Mrs. Dodd'.s parents, Mr. ami Mrs. W. O. Reeves. Mr. Dodd is a student at Arkansas State College. Condition of Tom A. Little Jr.. who was Injured in an automobile March of Dimes Queen to Visit Blytheville Soon LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 13. (U.P,)— Miss Odessa Davis. 1T- year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Davis ol Lonokc, was appointed official queen of the March of Dimes for 1948 yesterday by Gov. Ben Laney. She wa« & victim of Infantile paralysis In IBM and wan t patient at Leo Levl Memorial Hospital In Hot Springs for 11 months. Now she Is receiving treatments In Little Rock where attendants say she will be able to walk without crutches or braces. She will tour the slat* In behalf of the March of Dimes, accompanied by Miss Beverly Bcane of Nashville, last year's queen. Dates for her appearances- port Smith. Wednesday and Thursday Fayetteville, Friday: Russellville, Saturday; Little Rock, Sunday and Monday; Newport and Walnut Ridge, Tuesday, j»n. 20; Jonesboro, Wednesday. Jan. 21; and Blytheville, Thursday, Jan. 22. By Ejwle Klnard NEA Fashion Editor NEW YORK. (NEA) — News Irt print for spring U the dress winch has Hie help of a stiff petticoat lo make it outstanding. In many of the resort showings, where prints get their tryout for A . ( ley gave the opening prayer and Mrs, P. H. Jernigan, the devotional. Mrs. J, E. England president, was in charge of the brief business session. Those participating on the program were Mrs. Webster. Mrs. Carra Pruitt and Mrs. England. Mrs. • Jcrnigan gave the dismissal prayer. Refreshments were served at both meetings. Baptist W. M. U. Meets In Homes 1'or Program The Womcns Mission Altar Society Meets i'or Election of Officers i The Altar Society of the Church j of the Immaculate Conception met,! yesterday at 1he Catholc School ! tor election of officers. ; I Mrs. Dick Roberts was elected as ! president. Those- elected to serve i with her are Mrs. John Wagnon, j vice-president, Mrs. Lloyd Wise, ! secretary and treasurer, Mrs. Sterling Martin, publicity, and Miss : Florence Jarboc, flower committee. jtiary Union of i FV« . t i- . \v/ o r* c M . the First Baptist Church met yes- ilViCiriodlst W.O.L.O. Meets terday afternoon In circle groups. Ai pkin-rk F~,. p vnn ..- m |l Circle One met at the home of ' At U ™lCtl ' Ol t lOgldlll . Mrs. J. T. Westbrook with ; 13 members present. Prayers were accident Jan. 3, Is much improved.! spring debut, dresses rustle or Hc was dismissed from the baptist' above petticoats of organdy, dotted Hospital in Memphis Sunday. Miss Dortha Began spent weekend in Miss Emily the t Of and Memphis Wixson and Mrs. Iluss Jack Ferguson was admitted to the Marine Hospital in Memphis yesterday for examination. Mrs. J. A. Leech left lust night for Battle Creek, Mich., where she will spend several weeks. Mrs. Harry Klrby Is in the Bap- list Hospital in Memphis, where she will undergo observation for n week. | Crawford M. Noble left for Battle Creek. Mich. swiss or taffeta. The hoop-skirted flare of such dresses — example shown left is an Adele Simpson de- sign posed over a dotted Swiss pet^- designed lo placate the woman who ticoat — springs out from a tlnj is still fuming over fulness. As a waist and a molded bodice with concession to her. the "new look' .•.loping shoulders. ; of the spring print is limited to The fabric design of this dress— j hiplinc and hemline 'interest, in the motifs depict scenic pages from example of which is the Anna Mila travel book scattered over a black ler design, right. Here the long typical of the tubular line of the silhouette, interpreted in black and white striped crepe, is broken at the hips with revers that turn back and button on to a torso-moulding topper. The Mother Admits Murdering Son "Loon Shorks" Blamed By Alabama Woman In Her Confeision BIRMINGHAM. As., Jan. 13 (OF^ j —A young mother signed i confession that she killed her three- year-old son early today for » I $1,000 insurance policy "bec»u»» I she was being pressed by lo»n sharks." 1 Circuit Solicitor Emmett Perry raid Mrs. Alec E. Fitzhugh *dmltted the murder of her blond, blue-eye<l son at 9:1S a.m., some eight hours after she reported his death to police. She first claimed that younf Johnny had been killed by burglars." We the Women By Ruth Millett background—is new look in print. 'plus pptticoated dress represents one of two silhouette extremes which you'll see stepping out in print this spring. Tlic other silhouette is long and tubular, and is NEA Staff Writer A husband in California Is attempting to gel a divorce from his wife on f he grounds that he was "shoved into marriage." If the divorce is granted, women had better -hope that the judge in th« case clearly defines the term "shoved into marriage." If "shoved inlo marriage" is allowed to become confused with "led into marriage," the great majority oi marriages would into tliat classification. Few men, however attractive they find a girl, ever wind up n- 1 the altar without being led there, j gently hut firmly. 'Alter all, it's not as though we were engaged," a girl says sweet- '.The child WP.S garrotted with • belt about three-eights of 'an Inch wide. His neck was broken. He was found on the floor of his mother 1 ! bedroom about 1 a.m. Solicitor Perry said Mrs. Fita- hugh reported she was being pressed by three "loan sharks" who were threatening legal action If she did not meet her committments to them. She said she was paying 50 per cent interest on the three loans which totaled 5205. Mrs. Fitzhughe's husband was at work as an electrician for TCI at the time of the slaying. Young Pianist To Give Concert In Jonesboro skirt conforms to the new length. Coming Events Social Calendar i Win Florida Vacation | Woman on Long Furlough Ordered Back to Prison Wcclnesduy Chapter D. P. E. O. being entertained with 1 o'clock luncheon a', the home of Mrs. Aubery Conway. [ lest Wednesday Bridge Club bcinc en-1 Sunday] terlnlncd at the home of Mrs, F. E. joy Thompson. Black. H.' Fr-rris. Adah Mr. and Mrs. Claude E. Lloyd of Osceola today are In Flordia on a | i '"-liiiy v«tali:>n av.'ardcd Mr. Lioyri i ns manager of a winning store in a' Kroger Company inter-store con- . —- given - by Mrs. Kendall limy and Mirs Cordelia Wilhitc. Mrs. W. M Wll. Hams gave the devotional. Circle Two met at the home of Mrs. Ted King with nine present, Mrs. E. P. Hardin and Mrs. Harry Frltziiis gave the prayers and the •devotional was presented by Mrs ;5 Charles R. Ncwcontb. ... Circle Three met at the home of •••Mrs. H. H. Brooks with 13 present 0 Prayers wer given by Mrs. Tom .Jackson and Mrs. H, H. Brooks. Mrs ..ilJoyd Stickmon led the devotional : ; Circle Four met at the home of ,.: Mrs. E. B. Woodson will Women's Society of Christian Service of the Methodist Church met at the church yesterday afternoon tor a program meet- ill?. Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt opened the meeting with prayer and Mrs. James C. Guard gave the devotional. Mrs. George Pyles was in charge of the business session at which various committees were elected to organist; Mrs. O. „ ,. , i , Miss Bcttvc Rob- Conditlon of Cornelns Modingcri Sudbury p. T. A. Executive Board , inson. Ruth; Mrs. H M.'Wilson, III, who has been ill at his home foi j 2:30 p.m. followed by P. T. A.' Esther Mrs' H G Sprague Marine past six weeks is improved. His; 3:00 p.m. j tfm- M \ s ; ?i-c<l pierce. Elccta- Mrs. parents. Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Thursday j Dorothy Bradshaw, Warder; Fred First i pierce, sentinel; and Timothy Mr. and Mis, Modingcr Jr.. accompanied him to Memphis today where he.will undergo examination. Mis. Eddie Saliba and daughter, Sandra, returned yesterday from a wrr-ks visit with her parents. Mr. anfl Mrs. p. G. Kildow of Wichita Falls, Tex. 1 Pemiscot Tuberculosis | Association Has Election serve during the coming year. Also new circle leaders were appointed, as follows, Circle One, Mrs. John Miles Miller; Circle Two, Mrs. Henry Humphreys; Circle Three, Mrs. Harry W. Halncs, Circle Four. Mrs. :Prayer was given bv"Mrs° Chaf'les W '> Kt "'" Cr: Clrclc Five. Mrs. J. W. Penn and Mrs. Ebb Carson offered tne devotional. Adams Jr.. ana Elton Kirby. • Circle Six met at the home of ; Mrs. J. W. Rayder with 12 present .Mrs. M. c. Outlaw gave the prayer ;and the devotional was presented _by Mrs. George Ingram. ;Sub-District Meeting Held ;: At First Methodist Church •t_ Methodist, youths of Mississippi ;:County had a sub-district meeting •'™ "K S at the First Methodist , Church here. Approximately ; young people attended. -. Jerry Wiseman of Osrcola. presi- •i dent, was in charge of the business ..meeting at which plans were mad. ; "id voted on for tlie group to send .. a CARE" package to Europe eac quarter. Plans were also made for the Re i Qlen Sanford lo teach a j course three nights a week i »i?i°!! C , E(iucati <"«il Course." This , will begin around the first of March 1 Immediately following the busl- f ness meeting a film was shown on Beyond Our Own." Those nartici- rjaung on the program were Miss Iva Seay, Miss Jo Ann Trlescliman | Marjorle Hale, John Reinmillcr, ! Charles McDanlcls and Nancv Ham• ilton. j Refreshments were served. CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Jan. 13.—At a meeting of the Pemiscot County Tuberculosis Association officers were elected as follows: Harold S. Jones, president; John Parks, Stccle. and S. P. Dates Hayti. vice-presidents; Mrs. Mor. rell DcRcign, Caruthcrsvillc, sec- Circle Six, Mrs. I rotary; and Chas. G. Ross, Caruthersville, treasurer. Those named to the board directors included the following: Caruthcrsville — Judge M. R | Rowland. Wayne W- Gray, Floyo i V. Brower, Dr. C. C Castles, Dr ! S. B. Hcccher. Floyd' Hamlett. O ; W. Chilton, Harold S. Jones, Mrs Gertrude Christian. W. O. Clevi when she enier-' tlenc e. Mis. J. Thos. Markey. El- Hostesses for the meeting wore he newly elected officers. \1iss Higginson Hostess To G. E. 0. Club, Guest Miss Dorothy Jean Higginson was hostess yesterday when she enter-' laincd members uf the G.E.O. Club Pathfinders Class of the mer peal, Mrs. J. R. Hutchison. and one guest, Mrs. T. H. Csra- Jlrs - u H - Mrs. Morrcll way, with a hamburger supper at DeRoiRn, James T. Ancrn, Chas. Chickasawba. <•-""«- - _ OatC5 _ Ronnie C'.iaffin. Ray Methodist; Church Ujill meet at the Church^ 7:30 p. m. for a covered dish illpper. Club Eiyhl meeting at the home of Mrs. R. B. Smut. Octette Club meeting with Mrs. M. N. Nunn. Thursday Contract Club being entertained at the home of Mrs. Henry Humphreys. Jolly Eight club meeting at the j •" home of Mrs. Clrn Wren. Mid-Weck Club being entertained at the homr of Mrs. Aubrey Conwny. Thursday Luncheon Club members meeting at the home of Mrs. Rus-scll Phillips. l-'riilav Past Matrons and Past patrons will have a covered dish supper «t 7:30 p. m. at tlic home of Mr. and Mvs. Gus Ebcrdt. Mrs. Paul Uyrmu entertaining C. B. C. Club members. Saturday Cottilion Club members will have dance at the Legion Hut beginning | at 0 o'clock. Hosts and hostesses will be Mr. and Mrs. Elbcrt Huffman. Mr. and Mrs Hen Harpole and Mr. and Mrs. Rllcy B. Jones. Civic Calendar Vickcrs. flag bearer. • Installing officers were: Mrs. Tom Markey. worthy matron; Mrs. K. A. Long, marshal; Mrs. Lonnte B. Markey, chaplain: and Mrs. Koscoe M. Pierce, organist. LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Jan. 13 (UPl —A woman who had been on sn furlough from the Arkansas State Prison for Women for eight years, has been ordered returned to finish out her life sentence for murder by the State Parole Board. Winona Green Sprlgg had been on furlough since 1939. She was originally convicted of fatally shooting her father-in-law, Robert Green, in 1925. Parole Board Chairman W. P. Ball said yesterday the furlough has been revoked because of Mrs. Sprigg's arrest at Muskogee. Okla,, on charges of passing bnd checks. ly when a young man objects to having competition. "Let's window shop," a girl suggests after a movie with the young man she has marked for her own. "Instead of going out to dinner Saturday night, why don't you come over to our house? Mother and Dad are going out and 111 cook your dinner," she says. There are More Those are only a few of the more usual ways by which girls gently lead men up to the idea of marriage, and the altar. Those girls aren't shoving, miiul you—Just leading. But let's keep the distinction clear, Judge. It wouldn't do for men who have been "led" to the altar to get it into their heads that they were shoved. The Jonesboro Community Concert Association tomorrow night will present Menahcm Pressler, Palestinian pianist, in the second of, the season's concerts. He will play in the R. E. Lee Wilson Hall at j Arkansas State College in Jones, boro and the program will st:*'t at :15 p.m. The young artist flew to Salt ' Francisco in 1946 to compete for the Debussy prize and won the contest, over G4 other contestants. ! He -is now touring th« nation u:|- ' der auspicies of Columbia Concert*. Inc., of New York City. Read Courier Kewi Want Read Courier News want Ads. studv her home on \V. During the bridge games played. Mrs Ann Whitingion won high and Miss Vcra Goodrich, bridgo. Birthday Is Celebrated By Miss Virginia Pierce Miss Virginia Pierce her nth birthday with a party given Friday afternoon at the home of her parents, with Mrs. Grraldirr Hamilton as hostess. In the contests conducted pri.'.cs were won by Bobby Kooncc. Clint.m Daniels and Miss Bobby Jean McDonald. p.m. G. Ross. Hayti — s. P. Grcenwell, Fred Campbell. Mrs. Lamar Thompson. Stecle—John Parks. Mrs. Daisy Martin, waller Bailey. Holland —Noble capchart and Mrs. Charles Cohoon. Cooler—Abie Rushing. | Warncll—Flay Owens, O. H. ccicbratrct. Acom Sonnic Wn i keri Jo ,, n Tam.'Star Installs Officers Dccrlne—Mrs. Bert Richardson. Bragg C'ily—Mrs. Sam Wilson. Braggadocio— Prank bong. Jr. Poach Orchard—Alton Stillman. Cot.tonwood Point — Mrs. Eric Taylor. H. A. Booile and Son Rone, from Jhe north part ot the county. American Legion—7:30 City Council—8:00 p.til Wedm-Mluy Kiwanis Club—1^:10 p.m. Thursday Rotary club—12:10 p.m. 'CaruthersYitle Eastern C'lllllilHIIIllS SilOWS Every Day Iio.\ Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 L1STKN TO KLCN 1:00 a.m. l'J:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m the Roxy Among the 55 guests HttendHq were several from out of town, in- I A , eluding Floyd Yancy. John Burks I MCfit IHQS and V.'inuon Daniels nf R,,i,h, v^. " '=»° and Wlnuon Daniels of Robbs. M. Refreshments of cake and icc.l j drinks were served. Burdetle P.T.A. meeting Thursday. 2:30 p.m. at the school. CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.. Jan. 13. —At the annual installation cer- cjnonics of the Eastern Star Chapter of this city, Mrs. Sam Castle- ron, succeeding Mrs Mary Green. Other officers installed were: Frtxl Yo'.ii'R. '.vorlliy patron; Mrs. George Brown, associate matron; Jack L. Coopcrman. associate patron; "Mrs. Jessie Markey, secretary; Mrs. Fred Young, treasurer; Miss Mildred Stnnfield. chaphiin; Mrs. M. J. Yeagcr, marshal; Mrs. Tuesday Wednesday HliNT STRIIMBtRC ™ GEORGE SANDERS • menu B ALL CHARUSCOBURN BORIS KARLOFF .. Ill NT STROMBKRI. Also Short Subjects Continuous Showinj Kvcry D*y COME IN AND SEE AND REVOLUTIONARY THE NEW GRIP TIRE GROUND "t" ONE WEEK ONLY, STARTING WEDNESDAY, JAN. 14th CLEARANCE CLOSING OUT ALL BROKEN LOTS, DRESS SHOES All Sales Final $5°° All Sales Cash DISPLAYED'ON RACK On Table Lots of Samples 4 and 4'/i B WH SONS SHOES Ai Long as They Last SEAMLESS NYLONS $1.00 . Limit 3 Pair Bo.v Otficc Opens 6:38 Show Starts 6:15 Opens SuuiLiy 1:00: Startl I:IS Continuous Shims Sal. A Sun. Bargain Niuhl Every NlRrU K.xcept Saturday No p;\s>rs honored on Sunday pi Koxy Theatre OUT CLEANS OUT PULLS OUT LASTS Any Other Tractor Tire Ever Built Hundreds of field tests prove the new Firestone Champion Ground Grip Tractor Tire cleans up to 100% more effectively, pulls up to 62% more, lasts up to 91% longer »nd gives s smoother ride than any other tractor tire. No broken center tire can dupli- c*t« this performiince! Tuesday and Wednesday ING RID BERGMAN GREGORY PECK - MIRK* HITCHCDCKS SPEtLGOUWO Also Short Subject* 1 J The greatest advancement in power farming tince Firestone put the farm on rubber! new, r»c»H-W»«kri(C M Ch»mi»io« Growwi Gri tir«, «OKii foe m«HniHO ice oe jJl »« concrH* to »oft m»d. TIM _JL

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