The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 22, 1948 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 22, 1948
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 1948 Ateutd, I'hone Dinner Party Is Given For Miss Ethel Eberdt Miss Ethel Mae Ebcrdl, u' marriage to Joe VanCieve will be •olemniz«d «t 3:30 o'clock Sunday «tt«rnooii. was complimented last nifht with a dinner party given by Miss Iva Seay and Mrs. Rouse Hirp lit the Scay home, 1514 W. Chlckasawba Avenue. The three-course dinner was served »t small tables, each centered with * white taper burning In silver candelabra, garlanded with plumosls. A crystal bowl filled wltli yellow pom pon chrysanthemums nnd greenery (lankcrt by tall white t»per« centered the bullet. Following dinner, the guests placed bunco with prizes going to Miss Bberdt and Miss Ruth Soay. Miss Eberdt wore lor the occasion ft purple crepe dress fashioned with d side drape and pinned ft coruge of while carnations, a gltt of the hostesses. In her hair. She was also presented a.i a cirt, > shadowed gins.? serving tray (rom Miss Scay and Mrs. Harp. Mrs." Gilbow Is Hqstess To Avalon Bunco Club Mrs. Bill Gilbow was hostess yesterday afternoon *t her home to members of Avalon Bunco Club and two guests, Mrs. Jack Marsh nnd Mn. John Clouse. Mrs. Speck McGregor was a new member. In the bunco games played, Mrs Haskell Blankcnshlp won bunco, Mrs. Raymond Shamlln, high and Mrs. W. P. Marion, low. Entertaining rooms of the home were decorated with blooming potted plants. Refreshments of a salad plate with ked drinks were -served. "Y" Rooms To Be Setting For "Waist Line" Dance Junior Leaders Corps of the BIytheville "Y" will sponsor R "waist line" dance tonight nt the "Y" rooms of the city hall, for the purpose of raising funds to be .sent to the World Youth Fund. Buford Young president, together with Carol Ann Bailey, Sue Stnn- field and Nancy Damon arc In charge of the decorations. Admission charged at the rate of one-cent for every inch of waistline. This dance is for the junior high and high school ngc group. Beta Sigma Phi Meets At Clubroorn For Business Alpha Alpha chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Tuesday night at the clubroom for a business inect- g. Miss Iva Seay, vicc-pre.sldent, was In charge o( the meeting at which plans were made lor coming events and several committees were appointed to make definite plans for them. Miss Francis GanmilLl was appointed as general chairman for the baby contest to he held on April 2. others appointed to serve with her and their committees nre: Mrs, Harp, Mrs. Fred Steadman, and Mrs. Richard Ovsburn, registration commltcc; Mrs. E. M. Terry jr., Miss Ruth Scay, 31a Rogers nnd Miss Vrra Goodrich, advertising committee; Miss Dorothy HlgRinson, housing committee; and Miss Martha Frances Stevens, Miss Elolsc Yntes, Miss Mrs. Ellis Entertains Club Members, Guests Mrs. John C. McHaney, Mrs. A G. Hall «nd Mrs. Walker Baker were guests yesterday afternoon when Mrs. J. C. Ellis entertained Town and Country Club members nt her home at Barfleld. When bridge games were played Mrs. Cornelius Modlnger won high >-Sis. Cleo Lungstcm, second high am Mrs. H«)l, guest high. Refreshments were served. Josephine Shibley and Miss Alice Sallbn, program cnmmiliec. Miss ivn Seay and Miss Ruth Se.iy were hostc.sscs. Mrs. Cunningham Hostess To Bridge Club, Guests Mrs. C. A. Cunningham was hostess yesterday when she entertained members of the Wednesday Bridge Club and two guests, Mrs. Monroe Crnln and Mrs. Marvin Rohliison, with a luncheon nt her home on \V. Hcarn. The dining table, from which tin luncheon was served, was draped with a linen cloth nnd held as a centerpiece nnd attractive arrangement of white gladioli and yellow and white narcissi nnd chrysanthemums In R yellow poUcry bowl. i During the afternoon bridije Kames, Mrs. F. E. Black and Mrs. iakcr Wilson tied for high score. Mrs. Whitis Is Hostess "o Tri-Town Club, Guests Mis. J. Mell Brooks Jr.' and Jrjs. Carl Wartcnpfuhl were guests vhcn Mrs. Harry N. WhIUs enter - alned members of Trl-Town bridge club Tuesday afternoon nl 'ier home. When bridgn games were played. .Irs. Gnrrard Caudill won high and virs. James C. Ounrd u - on second ilgh. A .salad course was served. At The Hospitals Illythevlllc Hospllnl Dismissed'. E. J. Cbvington, Joncsboro. DeWayne Ijec Tinker, city. Bubble Lee Reagan, city. Chcrde Jiriggs, city. Walls Hospital Dismissed : '-. ; Mrs. Everett Baugh and Hughes. Miss Marguerite Smeltzcr, city. Miss Pniiilne Puckctt, Stccle, Mo. George Johnson, city. S/ororcnes to Observe Youth Week at Church Young people of the First Churcli of Die Nnzaronn will observe Youth Week Jan. 2S through Feb. 1, At tlim*, youths me xlvon the opportunity to plnn and partlcl- ;xilc In special clnirch service.*; and activities for the 1 entire week. Theme for I lift week will lie, •Christ, The \AH\ of Life." This on tstnm ting week for all Nnznrene youth will begin will} U services Sunday morning nnd night, with the Rev. Marvin Simpson, pastor of the Pnrairould Nnzarenc Church, ns HUPS I speaker. Several musical selections will be given hy the. all youth choEr, young people's quartette and l\\e teenage girls' trio. Evening services tor the remainder of Ihe week, live, ns follovvs: Monday, lorn in night; Tuesday, visitation, foUo\vrri by a .social nt the par^onaRei Wcdne.s- dny, reKUlar prayer mcctinR with Bits of News Mr. and Mrs. Donald Day and Mr. nnd Mr.s. H. M. Graves of O.sccola, have returned from a two weeks vacation in New Orleans nn;l Miami lieach, Fla. Mr.s. Marguerite Moore and son, Sherrlll left Monday for San Francisco, Calif., whore they will mnk': :heir home with her son, George Moore, who is employed there. Chcide Caillsslc lirlggs. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dale S. Brig^s, was dismissed from BIytheville Hospital today where she underwent. treatment for an acute attack of bronchitis, her condition Is improved. Mrs. Roy Bcnvers of BIytheville and Mrs. Puullnc Swearcngcn ol Monctte, have returned from Dallas, Tex., where they attended Market for a week. Condition of Marguerite Smellier, who underwent a majfv operation nt Walls Hospital last week i-> Improved, she was dismissed from the hospital today. Jerry Morgan, student nt Arknn- youth speakers; Thursday, district Slate, Joncsboro, returnee! to rally at Joncsboro; Friday. Scitur- day and Sunday mornltiKs, the Re.v. G. i-\ Allen of Bremerton, Wash., will be tiucsl speaker; .school yesterday after .spending the mtd-trrm vacation here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Mor... day night, Young People's Society I Gerald Blomcyer, student as MIs- wlll present a drama. "My Life I '• s | s .slppl Slate, Starkvlllc, Miss.. Is Give". A special message lo the | Bending his mfd-scmcstrr vnrs- .voting people will be delivered by | llr)n wlm ,,,_, , )arcn i,, Mr . nl i,| Mrs the Rev. nanicl Stafford, pastor E p niomeycr of the Naznrcne Church In Blythc- ' vllle. Central, Lange P.T.A. Units Hold Joint Meeting Lange I'arcnt-Teacher Awocla- "i tlon members were guests of Cen- " tral Parent-Teacher fcxtension Clubs In Pemiscot Install Officers CAHUTHKtSVILLE, Mo., Jan. 22. •—Mr.s. G. R. Handcrson was installed as president of the Pemlscol County Council of Extension Clubs nt Hie installation meeting held »t the I'rc.suytcrian Churcli in this city, with Mrs. A. L. Kldwcll ot Braggadocio, a former council president, us installing officer. Other officers also Installed were: Mr.s. J. C. Oallaher, Jr., vice-president; Miss Nora Steplmns. secretary: Mr.s. O. C. 'Fnrits. parlSniiicn- I :ariiin; Mrs. Homer A. Smith soi\j Charles Stuck Will Be j Cnf ^f a " d Mr "' J ' ' V "uest Speaker at Banquet ' Speakers appearing on Ihe pro] Beam inclnrtcrt County Audit M. D. Ambursey, and Dr. s. B. Bcechcr, of the county health department' who spoke respectively, on 4-H cluh •.vork, and the oncoming mobile x-ray clinic that will be iieM Mrs. B. F. Gay Hostess To W. S. C. S. Members The Women's Society of Christ-j Ian Service met Tuesday nighl at the home of Mrs. H. F. Gay with seven members present. Mrs. C. W. Garrlgan chose as her subject lor the le.son, "Great Prayers of the Hlblc." A project for the raising of funds which wonUi help towards the Improving of the church was given to each member to work on for the year. Following the meeting, a social hour was held nnd refreshments of hot chocolate nnd cookies were .served by the hostess. Association members when they met yesterday afternoon at the First Baptist Church for their ilrst study course. Mrs. nay Hall, president of Central Parent-Teacher Association, gave Ihe welcome address to the Langc members and Introduced the study chairman, Mrs. Roy Woods. Mrs. W. n. Burkett of Bassett, who was to have been the guest speaker, was imablc to attend. Therefore, Mrs. Hiram W. Wylte presented the study course on the subjct of 'The Promising Rebellion". Mrs, H. A. Bcrryman led the third Biadc students of Lange school in the singing of three folk songs and Mrs. C. M. Smart, organist for the Baptist Church, presented two organ selections. During the business meeting, Mrs. Hall announced the nomlnaling committee for nomination of officer.: to be elected in March. The committee consists of Mrs. Leonard Johnson, Mrs. Sam Williams. Miss Sunshine Swift and Mrs, Fred Copeland. A report was given on the Christ- inns bazaar and it was voted to send the Incoming president to thj Stale Convention In Eureka Springs in April. In the room count, Central second grade taught, by Mrs. Elizabeth I Lackmann, won the prize for downstairs, and Miss Catherine Rowell's fourth grade, the prize for upstairs. Following the program and business meeting, ft tea was held in the social rooms of the church, with mothers of Central fifth and sixth grades, as hostesses. The table at which cookies and punch were served, was covered with a white cloth and held as a centerpiece a low chrystal bowl Coming Events Social Calendar Thursday first Christian churcli will be host at 6:30 p.m. with the monthly :h supper in the «ocial Mrs. E. B. Gee will entertain Thursday Luncheon Club. Mrs. Richard Prichnrd will be hostess lo Jolly Eight Club. Mrs. C. A Cunningham will entertain Mid-Weelc Club members at her home. Mrs. F. B. Joyner will be hostess to Thursday Contract, Club, Club Eight meeting at inc home of Mrs. Jesse M. White. Mrs. S. C. Tucker hostess to members of the Octette Club at her home. Bunco Club meeting at the home of Mrs. Otho stanlicld. Phebean Sunday School or First Baptist Church meeting nt the home of Mrs. n. E. "anHooser nt 7:30 p.m. with Mrs. F. E. UUey and Mrs Hubert Seymore as co-hoslesses. Friday Miss Delia I'urtle will give a book rcvjew at the regular meeting ol the Woman's Club at the Clubhouse at 2:30 p.m. Mrs. Paul Byrum entertainlna C. B. C. Club members at her home. Civic Calendar Wednesday Girl Scout Lone Troop—8:01) p.m. Thursday notary Club—12:10 p.m. Freedom Train Ends 4-Day Tour of State FORT SMITH. Ark., Jan. 22.— (UP)— The Freedom Train moved into Fort Smith today, completing a four-day visit to Arkansas. The train was In Pint; Bluff ycs- j tcrday where flu estimated 7,500 I persons passed through the seven- car display. Earlier In the week the train was on exhibition in Little Rock and Tcxarkana. « By using atomic radiation t« change gold into mercury, the Bureau of standards has developed • new method of' measuring length with a precision of one part In ico.coo.oao. filled with yellow button chrysanth- and Dutch iris, white tapers burning candelabra. flanked by in crystal Mrs. J. W. Rnydcr and Mrs. W. L. Crafton presided over the table. Central Parent-Teachers Association will be Lnnge's guest nt the next meeting in March. iinby, Mrs. H. J. Mason, Former Blytheyille Resident, Dies Mrs. Elsie Davis Cox of BIythe- ville, htis received word ot Ihe death of her aiml, Mr.s. H. J. Mason of Anniversary Celebrated By Mr., Mrs. J. L. Chews Mr. and Mrs. J. Louis Cherry celebrated their 25th anniversary Tuesday night by Inviting members of the Mid-Week club, of whicl Mrs. Cherry Is a, member, togcthc; with their husbands and sever.!, other.guesU to their home tor n dinner party. The dining table at which tlv S" >T S f 1 '^ 1 wns «" tored Miss Erlrnc Baker *ith .louquet of rmxed flowers In .Tacker. are the pucsts ™m - i£ a T entertaining grandmother, Mrs. Carter ofOran, room* 01 the home were attractive- U IO | Mrs. irvln Alexandra ; turned aftcr visiting In . . Tulsa. Okla. Mr.s. Mason who was a resident of BIytheville. and Mississippi County many years ago, died at her home in Tulsa January H. She is survived by a daughter Mrs. George Stewart, and two sons Alf and Andrew Mason, all of Tulsn. Half Moon News projects of paramount importance in ;hclr 1948 program. Charles Stuck, layman of the Methodist Church In Joncs- »ro. will he guest speaker at the Minquet to be given tonight, 6:30 o'clock al the First Methodist church . here. Guests will be men of the [ m lilc county nc.xt month. The First Methodist Church and the • Coi: n c " votc(l lo make two West BIytheville Parish. The ricv. J. Albert Gatlln of Jones- ooro, district superintendent of the Joncsboro district, ot which the BIytheville! churche.s are members, II be included in the guests. Dinner will be served hy the Women's Society of Christian Service of ihe churcli. Approximately ISO arc expected to attend. Marriage Licenses The following couple obtained n maringe lionsc yesterday In the ofiicr; of Miss Elizabeth Elythe, county clerk. )tls Warren and Miss Barbara Agnc.s Lovelace of BIytheville. Meeting Miss Delia Purtle will present n book review on "The Bishops Mantle" by Agnes s. Turnbull, tomorrow afternoon, 2:30 o'clock at the Woman's Club Meeting nt the Wotnans Cluo. The public Is hwitcd to attend'. Aviators to Meet Friday To Perfect Organization Ij- decorated with Picardy gladioli and chrysanthemums. ' Games were played throughout the evening and Mrs. A. B. Fairfield received high score prize for winning the most contests. Guests presented Mr. and Mrs. Cherry with a gift of a silver pltch- has re- Houston, Texas, with her son. she was nc- companled home by her son and his wife. MLss Erline Richardson Memphis, where she will be with' Officers will be elected ant; .. constitution and by-laws drawn up tend. at an organizational meeting of' a pilots club at 7:30 tomorrow night at the Fly-Inn at Ihc Muni- and brother,, cipal Airport. of their] Approximately 100 filers of this area have been Invite ' to the Initial meeting of the proposed club. Pilot ratings required for membership and the area to be represented by the membership will be among the Issues decided tomorrow night. Council Meet to Be Held By Demonstration Clubs Home Demonstration club women of Mississippi county will meet lor a county council meeting at the Yarbi'o School, Saturday January 24, beginning nt 11:30 a.m. Miss Gertrude Bond, new county home demonstration agent will attend the meeting lor the first time. Miss nond succeeded Miss Corn Lcc Coleman. who retired last July after 25 years of service in Mississippi County. The meeting, which lakes the place of the monthly meeting for the purpose of becoming nc- quaintcd with the new agent and nlso to line up thr work for the coining year into a \vell rounded program. All county home demonstration club members arc invited to at- Osceo/cr Events Wednesday Mack Grlder Post of American Region, meeting at the Legion Hut at 7:00 p.m. Flrday Girls and boys basketball game. Osceol.i. vs. Dell, here at the Hlgli School. To Return Prisoner LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Jan. 23.— (UP)—Asa McCord, Arkansas' senior parole officer, left today for Wagoner, okla., to return Winona Green Sprigg to complete a life term In the state penitentiary. She was sentenced in 19'24 for the sensational murder of her father-in-law and her mother-in-law. The 46-year-old woman has been free on Indefinite furlough since 1031. She was arrested by Oklahoma authorities aftcr passing worthless checks A new type of machine oilers » quirk method of removing leaves Irom streets. This vaccum loader draws up the leaves, packs them so they can be used as fertilizer. A steam turbine operates on th« same pi'incisile as a, windmill. ^ C/MPPED I/PS? that* a job for T&mft'ond "M/trfy the MENTHOLATUM TWINS Qtrfck MENTHOLATUM • When biting raw winds cut lips, Icflvo (tit'ui tlry imii <Tiurkpd nnd so painful it even hurls (o mniLu—quicik! cnll for MeiUliohiUmi.c.oMiAittlttK comforting Camphor nnd ininLy Munlliol, These ruinous MentJ mini urn jngrcxl- ejp soothe tend«r Ufi vive dried out" thirsty * lonU gcn'ly hej akin, quickly reviv tskiii cells, help them retain needed moisture. Soon smarting pflin leave*. your lins feel softer, smoother — you e/nile njjain. Get MenlholaLum loday. ALSO RELIEVES HEAD-CHID STUFFINESS. CHEST-COLD TIGHTNESS, NASAL IRRITATION Box Office Open;; C:30 Show SlarLs G:45 Opens Sunday 1:00; Starts 1:15 Continuous Sho\vs Sat. &•. Sun. Bargain Nifihl Every Night Except Saturday No passes honored on Sunday ;it Koxy Theatre There are more than 250,000 colonies of bees in the state of Ohio. NERW)yS.RtSTlESS IMIMBIE,IIHill-sniM due to this functional 'middle-age' cause? Am you belween the ages 38 and 52 nml KO!HK through ttint trying June - tional 'middle-age' period peculiar to women? Dues this mnke you suffer from hot rushes, feel clammy, so ncrroiia, Irritable, weak? Then DO try Lytlln E. Pinkhnm's Vegetable ComjKnmd to relieve such symptoms! It's famous /or tlilst Many wise 'mlrtdle-Rge' votnen. take Plukhiuii's Compound regularly to help btillrt up resistance n^nlnst tills dLstrcs.i. I'laknnm's Compound contains no opiates—tia hablt-tocmlng drugs. It i helps nature (you know what we mean!). Thl.i great medicine M*o has whAt Doctors call a stomachic tonic elTect. JVQTK: Or 701. nt«r fr*f*r I.TDTX E, PINKIIXH'5 TABLETS *UK »d<U.l iron. Lydia E. Pinkham's VEGETABLE COMPOUND Continuous Shows Every Day "\ Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN 8:00 a.m. )2:!5 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Iho Rnxy Thursday & Friday 'MOTHER WORE TIGHTS BETTY GKlffilE-ft ma Paramount News and Sliorli Continuous Showing Every Day PILES TROUBLE? For Quick Relief MON-T DKI.AT AN\ l.ONCKR! Now. * ri'lie\« .Ihttr^LMK a!»cnjji[ v rt of pain— itation duo lo pllr-.. -rvu.l.i to Jiof- id Mir '» fo ula. -MUip ' l l,x al H.i Over-itidaUon in tirr.s is almost her sister. Mrs. Mnx Colcmaii, who as bart n.i nndrr-lnrlation because it • ts ill nt her limnc. nil itrujf itotcx M Die danger ot .... Stays Fresh Longer! MODERN ARTS STUDIO Formerly Thompson's 418 West Main Street BIytheville, Ark. Announces It's First Annual Baby Contest! January 12th to 31st THEATRE January 28th WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT MIDNIGHT No Cost or Obligation F R E E F R E E 1. Baby must hp liptwccii the arje of fi weeks and 5 years old 2. I'lironts must vesicle within a 13 mile radius of niyllieville. rt. Hnhics \n lir jmlgwl for photoRcnic Hpjicarancc only. •I. C'onlOKtanls to be judged in two groups: 1. G weeks to 2>/2 years old 2. -\-> years to 5 years old. h'irsl prizcn in cadi proup—?2i5.00 Savings Rond. Second prize in each group—one 11 xM hand colored photograph. Third prize in each group—one 8x10 hand colored photograph. Xo Appointment Necessary Studio Hours—9:»0 to 5:00 WATCH THERE'S AVcjC* MA*" IN /OUR FUTURE ^•^••^•^•M^HB^l^M^^H DIRECT FROM LONDON tHt FIRST U.S. TOUR/ HIT » Th.Acad.myAwardWinn.r PAUL LUKAS Adyance Sales of Tickets ADMISSION TO ALL Get Yours At Ritz Box Office 75c

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