The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 14, 1947 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 14, 1947
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' PAGE FOUR Badly WUaon, SoefetT Editor '(ARK.)' COURIER NEWS NewA PhoM 46t Reception .is Given By Mr.,-Mrs. Henry j 'Mr. and Mrs. 'Larry Gammetcr, .irbo -were recently married, »nd tO*s M«ry Sue Berr>man and her f4«nc«, Howaid Oraham of Steele 'Mo, »ere...honored'last night with »,'reception bv Mi 'and Mrs \VI1- tfn HfnVy, given iin the recreation rooms of First Methodist""Church following choli lehearsaj Mrs. Henry Is choir-, director and both Mrs. pammetcr. the former Miss Katharine Hudson,'.ina Miss Berryman |re choir members t In receiving line Were the guest. 1 ; 9t honor.,i?»i!d _Mrs Gammeter's parents, Mr; and Mrs. o. A. Hudson, and' Miss Eerryman's mother, Mrs Ralph BcTryman i The 49 guests included c'nolr meinbers'and '(heir families and Mrs J. H, toxhian of Millbuin, N.J., riouseguest-ei her parents. Mr and Mrs. GeorgrH. Grtar: Mi$s Mamie L Adams, religious education director at the cnurch; the Rev. and Mrs. Allen D Stewart and Mrs. Farmer England ! v Refreshments were served from a table- centered -illh mi nfmotive arrangement of mixed flowers in taried hues. ^.Presiding a! tills table was Mrs. A. B. •Fatrfleld. assisted by Mrs. A. O. Haley, M:c s Jo, Ann Tricsch- rnann an Miss Nancy'Partlow. ;• Miss Mary Ann Pr.rks. talented ^burg vocalist, sang two numbers and the guests % joined :Jh group singing. „' ,'... •, - ? "•-*,' * Dinner Parly Given ~o Honor Bride-elects Mrs. Dunivon Named 13th Time To Head Sex;iety •Mrs. O. A. Dunivan broke some kind of record for terms In office last night when she was re-elected for the 13'h year as president of Woman's Foreign Missionary Society of the First Church of the Nazarenc. Also selected at last night's meeting at the church were Mrs. Mildred Etchleson, first vice president; Mrs. Wilsie Taylor, second ylce president; Mrs. Oscar Alexander, treasurer. Mrs. J. J. Jefferies, secretary; Mrs. Etcliicson. superintendent of publicity; Mrs. Alvie Jarrntt, superintendent o( study; Mrs, Dan Roberts, chairman of native work; Mrs. George Harrington, Indian work, rhntrman: Mrs. Oneta (Smith, miidi- cal missions, chairman; and Mrs. Mar.y Hays, box work, chairman. The Rev. Daniel Stafford, pastor, presided at the session and dismissed the croup with prayer. Bits of News Mrs. R. M. Beck Attends Reunion in Kentucky Mr. and Mrs. Carl Womtnack and sons, Charles, Oavld, and Robert, of El Paso, Texas, sire .spending a | few days here a.s guests of Mrs. Wommack's aunt, Mrs. Harry Klrby and Mr. Klrby. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Muhon have as their guest for tills week Mrs. Mahon's niece, Liivcrnc liallcy ol Hayli. Mo. Mrs. J. L, Thcti:pson Jr., lias returned Iron) Memphis where she went to be with her mother, Mrs. I. O. Bruce of Kclser, who underwent a major operation Friday at Bap- I tist .Hospital llu:ru. Condition of Mrs. Brui'e is satisfactory. Mrs. M. 13. Lcsher has arrived by plane lo be with her grandfather, J. 11. Hannon, who is III at his home at Half Moon, and her parcnUs, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Buck, Lawrence K. Ashby, seiiman lirst class, who spent a 21-day fnrloufjl) with relatives here, has returned to Sun Francisco and has joined :in ovcrscns mill. He Is the brother of Frsink and R. L. Ashby and Mrs. THURSDAY, AUGUST J-l, 19-17 s. Mrs. McConfs Honored On Birthday with Party OSCEOLA, Aue. 13.—Deborah Sunday School Class members entertained Tuesday night with a dinner at First Baptist Church In honor of their teacher, Mrs. J. McCanls, on her birthday. The table, covered with a linen cloth, was centered with a birth- tiny cake and candles burning In crystal holders were placed at each end. Decorating the recreation rooms were pink gladioli, feverfew und greenery. The class presented Mrs. Mc- Cimts a gift. Mrs. Crane Entertains Bridge Club With Party OSCfcOLA, Aug. 13.—Mrs. Darrell Crane entertained yesterday afternoon with a party for fellow members of a bridge club and two other gucst.H. Mrs. Bcttye Nelle Starr and Mrs. Steve Bowkcr. Mrs. Jack Wilson held high score iii games and Mrs. Bill Waiters won second high prlxc. A sandwich mid salad plitle will iced drinks were served. Luxora News .".•Another In .the" series of social events '> complimenting Miss Mary Sue Roe. who will become the bride ot Marcus Joe Evrard in an evening ceremony Saturday, was the dinner party given last night al the home of Mr.'and Mrs. Charles Penn on Hearn St. by, Mrs. Penn and Mrs. E. B. Woodson. Sharing honors wllli Miss Roe was- Miss Mandie Modin- ger, bride-elect of , Peter James Laumnn of New Orleans. Minialure bouquets of rosebuds and yellow snapdragons centered the small tables at .which giiesls iwere served. The main (lining table had as-its centerpiece an arrangement of red roses In a crystal bowl. A basket of mixed Summer flowers on the side-table completed the sett ins;.' Pink 'gladioli corsages marked the places of Miss Roe and Miss Mo- dinger. • In bridge games following the three-course dinner high score wns won by. Mrs. Dale Shaffer Briggs, The best time of the year has rolled around again for Mrs. R. M Heck—the time when she joins her school classmates of the 1KWV A. P. Burks of Blythovtlle. at Stone Corner School in Ken-1 Miss Virginia Swearengea left tills (U(ky to "remember" aiirt Jvist morning for Conway, where she will have a good time. | participate tonight In the wedding She left today for La Center, of Miss Barbara Speaker, a former Ky.. where the reunion has ty^en classmate -at Texas State College held for the past six years. Only, for Women. Dcnton. She will go five members of the class will bsilrom there to Faycttcvilte to spend present this year. But members of j the weekend with her brother, 11. N. ether classes thes-c will be invited Swcarengcn, Jr.. and .Mrs. Swear- lo attend some of the events. This year as always before Mrs. Beck took her special angel food cnkc for Ihe reunion and her "memory" book, in which she hns rc"ordcd~Tdl activities of' the clu.^s. Rcforc coming home she will ' visit relatives nnd friends in Pa- dncah and other points in Ken- lucky. Ehc made • her home in Paducah many years lug lo Ulytheville. before mov- At The Hospitals BLYTHEVJLLE HOSPITAL Admitted: Mrs. Joo Hester, city. Pat Wilson, city. Mrs. Dcwcy While. Pnscoln, N"o. Kenneth Lench. cMy. WALLS HOSPITAL Dismissed: Mrs gcolr.c Oliver and babv. Steele, Mo. arid low by Mrs. Rodney. L. Banister, Cut prize went to Mrs. Henrv Dodd. . . '^ ,- ,:•; Miss ^Roe was presented a silver I ;bread (ray by her hostesses' und ' BAPTIST HOSPITAL, Miss Modinger received crystal In Dismissed: her pattern. I Guests from out-of-town included ' Mrs. S. S. Reeves and Mrs. John L Lewis, both of Lake Village. Mrs. D. L VauCleve, city. M,T. p. B. joy ne r, city. -Mrs, Jlmn-y .Seal, city. Mrs. T. G Tucker, city. Memphis Fish Fry Will Honor Miss Cora Lee Coleman .The final party honarin? Miss Cari L:e Coleman •.'before she leaves *"ritiay .for her ''Greenwood, N. C., home after her resignation as South 'Missi.'isifpi County^-Home Demonstration agent becomes effective tomorrow; will be a fish fry tomorrow night given by. members of the Leachville Home - Demonstration Club. , ; The fish fry and barbecue will be given al the Big Lake reserve nn;l all Home Demonstration members wect of Big -Like have been invited. :• Miss 'C'Dleman. who has served the past 21 years as riorum demonstration ajent, has been complimented, with ninny parties since announcement of her resignation. • • • . : Coming Events SATURDAY :'Miss >!ar y Sue Roc will become the bride of Marcus Joe Evrard in a ceremony pt 7:30 o'clock in the evening at First Baptist Church. Dr. Floyd vvolrt, city ST. JOSEPH, Me.nphls Dismissed: Mrs. Eugene Blsmukc, Osceola Births: Born to Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Blii Wilson, a daughter yesterday. engcii. mid other friends. The son born July HO nt St. Joseph's Hospital in Memphis to Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd W. Parsons has been named Lloyd W.. Jr. Mrs. Parsons Is the former Miss Minnie Shepurd. dnughlcr of Mr. and Mrs. George Shepard ol Clcur Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Cole have returned home after spending several days at Jacksonville Bench. Miami, Pin., mid other points in Florida and Tennessee. Mr. mid Mrs. E. M, Holt nnd family nre at home after spending sev- days in St. Louis. Mrs. S. S. Reeves of Like Village Is the guest of her sister, Mrs. E. B. Woodson and family. She came cs- pecisillv for the wedding of licr nloce. Miss Miry Sue Roe. who will tccomc the bride of Marcus Joe LJvrard Saturday, anil will ictur:i to her home Monday. Mr. and "Mrs. George Stilwcll and fpnvily have as their guests this week iMrs. Stlhve'.l's niece, 'Mrs. Gwendolyn Biulobok and daughter. Anna Marie, of St. Louis. Here for an extended visit,\with .the Stii- wclls Is Mrs. StMwei:'.s mother. Mrs. N. J. Nccdham, formerly of St. Lsuls. Mrs. John L. Lewis nnd Miss Maiilyn Lewis ol Luke Village . arc the houscguestr, ot Mrs. Lewis sister. Mrs. C. R. Penn. Mr. Penn. and family. They came especially for the wcdd!".s of Miss Sue Roc to Marcus Joe Evrard and plan to .'; IN MEMGRIAM Asleep .In Jesus! Blessed sleep. From p'hlch none ever wakes lo : ; weep,. A calm and undisturbed repose Unbroken by Ihe last of foes. , Asleep 'Jn Jesus! far from thee. i Thy kindred and their graves may I be; • But. thine Is itill a bussed sleep. From which none ever wakes to ! "weep, On memory of our mother. Phoebe Jane Boney. who passed away one year .ago today. Tills little poem was found Inside the lop cover of her five-year diary, cop- led one year bc'orc she wen:, away She was 86 years ohagc. 'Bye now' Mcmmle- 8 , EN ALE •Ut.FoItoess? -Are stl.Uilroublwl by it moDthl; . JlU mkk« you suffer from 0ttn, fnl txv -" ' restlesa? tuch. times? Then to try to relieve »uch symptoms! * me<lk»l t«t Mnlthiim't — - — uitiblj helplul "«»S VuWrtoriStWe'.'l* h»» jwln^ *lrnet <m one ol woin- Imporrtn^ GORDON NYLONS KEEP A DATE BOOK! .Special plans ofoot ? Then choose the GORDON NO-SEAM NYLONS just made, for them! For more dancing mileage ... for more all-round wear . . . pick rhe GORDON NO-£;.\M beauty designed for your N special hosiery needs! ITftt E. rURIM'S MATCH YOUR NriONS TO THI OCCASION...ASK FOR FllRTATION (No-S^om) Stovrei! Fctma! Weor DAYTIME SHIER (No-Stoml f cr ( (, 0 | s; 0 Oof, rA RTYTlMt SHEER (S'o-S«cm) Glamour Sh*«r (or VouUfcl Veai NVtONI [Gordon] HOSIERY Mrs. Lillian Alford of B!y- thcville, deputy Brand loctuiX'r of District 15 and Mrs. Nell Davis of Blvthcvi'.lc, co-chairman of music. Mrs. "Uogan honored her guests \vifh n Inncheoi} at the I'eaboily in Mi'iM- pliis, Saturday, and a trip to Hcel- icot Lake, Tcnn., Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Neville of Kin- sa.s City, Mo., returned to their home 'F.'lday. Tliey had spcsit ii week will] 'Mrs. Neville's sister, Mrs. Loo 1/ong ajid Mr. Lous;. '1'hc Lillys also had as Ilieir yucst for the week-end tlieir daughter, Mrs. Perly Lawrence, of Memphis. 'J lie teen-age boys who \vcni, on the special bus from Kcnnctt. Mo.. to St. Louis for tlie celebration oi the 'Radio Appreciation Day and to witness the giiinc between the Si. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs were Hichard Spiccr, Wiley Tale. Bobby Tate, Charles Bcnnoit, George Stanford, Donald Baker, Herbnrl Lucas and Hay Ta'9. Jim M^Cullar is in Flint, Midi., visiting relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Waller Wood have as their £Ucst their daughter, IMr.i. M. Miclmlcnchck and her stepdaughter. Loienc Miclmtuuchck, of flilcxi, Miss. Mrs. C. 11. Wood and Mrs. R. R l..'kc were lioslesses to tlic. Hddis Class or tile First .Bnplls! Chur.:!i m the iccrralicm center of '.he church. During the social hour Iho nur-s',s participated in Rihtlcul c.on- 'Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Howard are In "l "' lSts "'"' wcrc Km ' c(l lce "'cam hicaco visitiiiR their daughter, Legionnaires Ask Health Certificates for Vagrants < A new public health measure to investigate persons of no visible mcsns of support and to demand :i health certificate is being sponsored in Western Mississippi Coun- y by the Herman Davis American Legion post at Manila. A request for a city ordinance for these purjxwes was made in a resolution drawn up by the veterans and presented to the Town Board of Manila. If condition' warrant, diseased persons without means o! support would i.M> placncl in proper institutions to prevent spread of, according to '.'ic resolution. Americans to Evacuate Capital of Paraguay WASHINGTON, Aug. 14. (UP) — The State Department disclosed today that the American embassy ii Pa nig tiny made arrangements for American citizens to evacuate the beleaguered Paraguayan capital of Asuncion. The department at the same time renewed an offer to mediate the Paraguayan civil war "if it should prove acceptable and practical to opposing sides in an effort to discourage bloodshed and encourage pence and stability" iu thn Western Hemisphere. FSyinrj "Boxcar" Crashes Mrs. Charles flarney, and Mr. u,,- ncy. Mrs. Ramey will iiccompanp I ier parents home for a month's vis- ' Miss Wade McHenry is '/isittni; icr grandmother, Airs. G. W. Mc- lenry. at Clarksdale, Miss. MIES ,1:Henry and her crandmother will nolar to 'Macon, Miss., for a visit ivith her lather. Thomas McHenry, )D*"orc she returns home. Mrs. E. n. Bosau had -is her guests for the week-end Mrs. Myrtl- Galhriehl of El Dorado, worthy ;rand matron of the Order of tlie Jastern Slur of- -Arkansas, Mrs. ude Corbit of Gilmore, pn'.nd representative of New York to Ar- iind cake. The 'fiov. W. 11. Hill. Mrs. Hill and their children. Mis.s, Evelyn, Doris. David and Jiiines and their hoi:se puest, Mr.s. M. WHeox ol I3luyloik. Calif., arc spending a u r *'<k of their vacation in the Wood'.; t-oltnge, "Namaskct" at Horseslioe l.:il:c. Mrs. S. J. Smith returned from Hut Springs Tuesday. She reports thul Mr. Smith, who has been ill tor the past six weeks, is improving. Jjmmie L:iyel is visiting his father. S:un Layc) nt Wyatt, Mo. Tcr- | ryUcrtt went with him lor a week's I visit' there. " j Mrs. Hays Gowan and children, i Sue and "Sonny", ot Memphis are ] here for a two week's visit with Mrs. Gov,-an's mother, Mrs. Sue Brown. '0 in State Department Fired tor "Disloyalty" WASHINGTON, Alig. H. The Civil Service Commission nounced today that in additional i stale department employes have | been di.-ichargcd for loyalty reasons. I "iili of them Involving Communism. '• | The 10 employe's wcrc iVs^iargod during the nine-month period Iroin July 1. 1S4"> to, March si. 11)47, according to Arthur S. Plciiimins, civil service commissioner. P:cinmins revealed Hie firings in a letter to Chairman Kd.vard 11. Roes, R.. Kim., of the House i>n.M- oflice anci civil service cummitler:. Plciuming's office and Slate !>•- parlmcnt official.; said liio ili.;- ehargcd employe^ were DAYTON. O.. Aug. H. (UP) — Wright Field cfficlals announced today a C-2!j "flying boxcar" crushed near Patterson Field shortly .liter noon today. rrr^ i Firiil re l lc "' ls s^ld nobody was UP) — ! injured. ELOSS ! 70 on Train Injured •emaln about two weeks. Condition of Edd Foster, who Is patient nt Kemicrty General Hos- >1U1 In Memphis, is improved. Mr. nnd Mrs. Herman Hoff have is their guest lor a few days Mrs. I LOS ANGELES. Aug. M. (UP) — Hoff's sister, Mrs. James Stewart. ] A passenger coach of the California of Memphis. Limited was ripped open loday when Mrs. Jesse Vinson of Memphis sidcswipcd by a freight cur near s visiting her daughter, Mrs. J. Uarslow, the'ssuita Fa Railroad re- B. Williams and Mr. Williams, for l few days. Cimlinuerl from Page 1. (killers stood beiifatll directing streams <:( v.-alcr into the btazuvj pans department. The sagging ce-l- inti was noticed before it bDj;nn lo f:ill :iud the fire fighters were Jon'c'd to retreat momentarily. S'lm-tly after firemen arrived, the H-c'lion of the lical .so intense thai si:ectatyr.s standing :i-jioss U:c street near the Hotel N<.ble were forced to rctri-nt. The steel girders cr cuilding were t'.visled and bent like so many toothpicks. The pilnt and bcdv shop in the Northwest coiner of i.lic building wxs apparently only slightty damaged. Numerous cans of autinuo'ou 1 ..' paint,, lauiuc:- und thinner in 0»; shop did net burn although den;;e smoke roiled from that pars, ol ti'.e building for a losig npi-!':d. A mechanic aticnii ted to rncii Ihc fire before it i-ngiilied theluiitl- ing, but was forced hack l;y .s:ni»i:f and Ilanies. Alter the lire -vaii brought under conticl. the scorched metal fire extinguisher lie was carrying was found about 15 fcDl (ram the water vat where the blaze, .started. The building was cuiH in 1020, when it was owned by J. W. Badcr. aiinc)i:iu-ed bv .secretary of stat.- GCOI-RO C. Marshall last month. , garage roof in addition!"' 1 ; 1 . 1 !';,''! 1 . : ""' f .'"', :inti ! ' mokc sllllt to 10 olhciTi whose disi:hs:i';',e was !"',., ° «>:o the ;nr 1 lhn;nrli lhc gaping hole. A .sliulu l>reez^ carried the sn:okc The earlier discharges. Ms.rslull i "''y''"' 1 blot ' ks ",'"' Ulc fla ""'' s an<! explained, were those of persons j " ;lu !"' '" .. :il »<*e were visible for considered "bad .srcinity risks.'" Flcinmlng said thn additional !i) I'ersons dischargctl v.ere "lound ineligible for employment tor loyalty reasons, all of them involving Communism." Names of -the .vorkos-s were not revealed. Odom Guest of Truman ncrirly a mile. O:iiv one plate glsiss window in the nlil building remained iiiinfo:<- IMI after '.he fire was brought 1111- k'i- conlrol. Ajiprrxunatcly 53 spectators aided the fin-men in fighting 1 the blaz? and n;over what equipment that could bf .saved. One spectator kept ii cons'.:!!!! stream of water played f.n tiio r.:o! rx'.endins; over the filling stuticn drive to i:ecp :,h<> fire WAEHINGTON, Aug. 14. .UP, - l^. sS1>rea " illB l ° lho ^oline Cnpl. Bill Odom went to the White \ A':irm Sound-el at 3-10 A M House today to receive President i muh.'viMc'.s volunteer ''re "c!.- Trunnin's conuratulatious for his j p ;1 . inn nt arrived on the scene at lecord-bi-enkinB solo airplane flight | vpiM-nxiniiilclj 9:40 o'clcrk. They oat- nrcund lhc world. , .]«! i!u> bl:-ze for one Hour and 15 The youthfu! pilot was PresUlonl | s^aiui-.'s telorc bringing it under Trnmsui's gue-it nt a ne*s confer-j i-cntr<:l. ence. and stayed behind after Uio i The Ihiines swept upward toward reporters left lo be congratulated. I Hie front of tlie building NOTICE! New Open Close 7 a.m. 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday und I'. M. 1 :OU OIUMI Till !) Satui-diiyx, Close The WASHERETTE Aiidinialii: Self Service LAUNDRY Phone 966 Rlii in al Division Family Shoe Store Phon. 2342 312 West Main St. Lassies! get set for a highland fling the tartans are Continuous Shows Every Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:0!) LISTEN TO KI.CN 8:00 a.m. 12:45 p.rn 4:30 p m. 100% wool plaids to take you to school I4 98 Thursday and Friday RONAJ-D c™, JAMES V.KERK Box Office Opens nt 7:00 p.m. Show Starts 7:15 p.m. Oprn* Sunday 1:80; Slarls J:lf> Continuous Shows Sat. and Kin I Burgaln NicIil Kvrrj Nlglit Kic u' 5 ''- a asMP^t /<>^4l*i 'X 1 , p >^*N6affl®\'.V-l or office in bonnie fashion ond Jt's a patlicriiig of llir; clans this f.ill . . -in a hrawparadeolaulhcnlicplaul patterns. (Jolnrs lilling as a Scotch brogue . . . \ui<>! « ( ift as lliisllc-down . . . quality Inilorini; bcfstling a cliicf- lain! C.hooso from nnc or two piece / styles—you'll lhc skirls nmt jackcls ot tlin ^-riieceis as sr|Mralcs. They're grand tmys al ihcso wee oriccs! In Junior ami Miss sizes. Choose from llicsr claii plaiils: Royal Stuart Umuiiig M.icKcnoii Dress Sln.irt M.icl'hcrson Hunting Hroclie Krskiuc MacDonaM Dress'. Mai-Lcoi MacDonalJ of ClanralanJ Add tach purchase to your Montlii/ T.-ymsnt A«eunf

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