The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 11, 1947 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 11, 1947
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PAGE TWO IJLYTHEVILLE (AUK.) COU1UER NEWS Emily .Wixson, Society Editor I'lione 44(il Joy Bell Wdolridge Bride of Maxie Riggs •MlfS Jo) 'Bell Woolrldgc, daughter of ;Mr. nr.d Mis: R. 'O. .\Voblrldgc. heciime the bride-of Maxio fliggs. Son of Mr. aild Mrs. R. C. Higgs. nil of Blytheville, In a ceremony at iioun yesterday at the home of the 3e\: E. W. Stovall. pastor o( the Church 'of.Christ.-who officiated. • --The-, bride wore A two-j)iece light beige dress'trimmed in blrvck \vltti black accessories.'Her off-lhc-face black hat had n veil which wus. Caught to the back and felt over (he shoulders. , ' ,. Miss Vpauline Gliapln was the bride's maid of honor and R. C. Riggs Jr., served his brother as best avail. ''_ * Mr. and Mrs. Riggs will make their home on 'Ro'Jto Three, whore he is engaged in rji-ming. / * * * • Bncle-elect Announces i Wedding Date and Plans OSCEOLA, Sept. II. — . Miss Betty Jo Ross, daughter of Mr. iiiicl Mrs. Elmer Bert Ross of Osceolu. today announced plans for her wedding to Sloven O. Woodnrd Jr., if( Partucnh, Kj'. : The neddinn will b« solemnized Sunday ut 5:30 o'clock in the nf- ternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. .Dcivey A. Rhodes nt 20 North Cox St.'Memphis. The Rev. E. T. Smith, pastor of -Lbngview Heights Baptist Church. Memphis, will officiate. , Ntiptifil music will be presenled fcy iVjrs. N. D. Ward of Memphis organist, nnd tapers will be lighted by. Mrs. J. -E. - Darham of Green- .' Misr. Betty, Jeau Moore will lie iMks Ross' maid of honor. She will (je given in marriage by her father. '. Eddie Pharo of Birmingham, Ala., will serve Mr. Woodard as tK-st hian. . * A reception at the Rhodes home will follow the ceremony and af- terwarjd, the . young couple w'Hl leave for a wedding trip to the Smoky Mountains. Blytheville Couple Wed In September Ceremony f Mr. mid Mrs. W. L. Luster of ^ooter/Mo., announce the marriage of their daughter,' Miss Helen Lhs- tcr, to William Hawkins of Blythe- Tllle, son of Mrs. Maysill Huwkins anil Jhe Jate W. D. Hawkins. ^ Tile nrarringe was solemnized Sept. 1 in Osceola with 'W. P. Hale officiating. ^ The bride wore .a blue crepe aress wiili'.blact nccessori«s..i t She haH. :r j&f^Ke?.!matron -of Maxiiie Wilder to We<J Alvin Nelson on Sunday Of interest here Is announcement, of the engagement ami approaching marriage, of Miss Maxlne Wilder of Blytheville, daughter of Mrs. W. |Z. Sicks ol Flint, Mich., to Alvin Nelson of Ulytheville. The wedding nil) take place Sun- diiy at the home of Miss Wllticr's grandparents, Mr. and Mr.s. W. M. Uinllh of Plat Ilivcr, Mo., formerly of mythevillf, ut Flat Uiver. Mr. iiiM Mrs. Smith will Imve been married for 5D years Sunday and will repeat their vows nlong with the y'uiing couple In the doulilu ring ceremony. Kitchen Shower Given For Miss Maureen Hart Miss Maureen Hart, bride-elect of Deiinie Wilson, wn* complimcnt- cd last iiiuhl '.\ith a kilchen shower when Miss Hue Loin; :ind Wanda L'Jiijf entertained nt the home of -<:ieir brother. Jack Long, and Mrs. Long. The 15 guests played .bingo, with prizes being awarded to the winners and \vcrn served refreshments of individual cookies Inscribed with j "Delink; "Maureen" and cold! drinks. ', The guest of honor wore a grey ' Fall frock with green accessories i for the ccca.sion. '.Virs. Long assisted the ho.ste.sses. i * • • Child and Education Topic a I WSCS Meeting "'Die Chilli ami Hi.s KilucnLIon Today" vrus the program to pit discussed by the Woinnn's Society of Christ i n M Servi cc of Lake Struct Methodist, Church tit ihch' weekly meeting. I tMjrs. Joe Slric'klniul wn,s in charge of the program and others piuti- cipntlns were Mrs. W. L. Green. Mr.s. \V. D. Mayo nrid Mrs. Billy King. Mrs. C. T. Shumlin offered prayer. Mrs. George Shanks, vice presl- j Ociil, ivas In charge nt the business Bits of News THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1947 Luxury Fabrics Stage a Comeback [.meeting. Guests other than members were Mrs. Haskcll Blnnkenship and Mrs. Lacy Gordon. The hostess served refreshments of sandwiches, cake and iced punch. . and only.v attendant, Wjrs. Neohia ' ^».»»»... l -,«u > s. Johnson wore a llgtU blue crepe*"dress." . "Gene Johnson served Mr. Hiusk- fhs ns best man. . Mrs. Hawkins wns graduated from Cooler High School nnd served 33;mphths- in the WAC Corps. She' Is' 'riow owner of the Beauty Dr. Elliott Speaker At Sudbury PTA Meet Dr. John Elliott was guest spenk- er ycsterdny afternoon when the Sudbnry Parent-Teacher Association held its-first, meeting for ths' 1947-18 term. He spoke on the .ringr, worm disease.. * ' . Mrs. R. 1J. stout, was In charge of the progrnm and read the president's message. Mrs. Cecil Wroten gnvc the devotional nnd Mrs. Edith Stephaa played two violin selections, accompanied by Miss Betty Nell Holland. The selections were entitled "Berceuse" from Joclyn by Benjamin Gpddard. nnd "Sylvia" 'iy. Olcy Speaks. Also participating on the program Was Mrs. Gleinv Ladcl, chairman of Hie Girl Scout Lone Troop Association. Mrs. George Hostess With Birthday Party LUXORA, Sept. 11.—Mrs. Herman George honored her .son, Max, The^MlssissIppl : . River bank at | with n party Tuesday afternoon on The condition of James lid lienv- c'l-s. son of Mr. and Mr.s. Roy' Heavers, who underwent a ton.sileciomv nt tlii; niylhevllle Hospital yesterday. Is satisfactory. Miss Betty liar'ocr and William Wilson of Memphis were guests of Mr.s. Hetty Phillips lust nmhl. Mr.s. C. W. Afllk-k and son, Charles, spent yesterday in Memphis. Mr.s. Charles Lani>sltm and infant diuiyhter. Tandu. ] L -ft today for Ixmisvllle and Uowlini; Greeii, Ky.. to be the (juesls of relatives for a few days. Upon their return IIOHIC, they will be accompanied by Mr.s. Lantjstun's sister, Ilar- hara Duke, who will be tjtiest of the I.angston's hero. Mr. IjuiKsUin and sun, Chuck, will .spend the weekend In SI. Ixmis to si-e the h^ll names. They svill be joined by A. K Web!) o( linwliny Green. Mr.s. Lancslon 1 ;; brotlicr-in-law. Mrs. H. L. Wade Sr.. and Mrs Kouert I.. Wade Jr., nntl diui[;lUer. Mary Vciula, spent yesterday in Memphis. Ross Dillon Hughes, son of Mr and Mrs. H. U. Hughes Sr. l:>tt ye.s- lerday for the University of Texas, Austin, where he will be a senior! Dan Caldwull. son of Mr. am! Mr.s! Chester Cahhvell, left VL'SWI-- day. He will attend nuke University at Durham, M. C., tor ni.> freshman year. Mr .nnd Mr.s. J. Mell Dro'iKs .J,-, mid Jim Smart spent yesliv<!.iy in It was for Ton. A. Little S: 1 . that Ills third grandchild was named. He was born to i\Ir. urn: Mi'.s. Little's daiiglilti. Mr.,. \\ K l-'r:m- cLs and Mr. Fri-.nris. n ; 'i'i :M: a- ' lco<.a, Alii., lait Thui.scl.iy nn:i named Tom Hendrix for Mr. Lin;- and ati-.ii his palc:-:i.!l (ji'-mdfai.iier The J r ini.clses have Uvn oilier c-hi)Mn:n, S: My and K»":iu iDf.'.i MM. Piaiici- is the former Mls-i Sara Jo l,ii;le. Mr.s. John r; llr,ul.?v at New O'.'cuns, Ln.. !s-:!ie ho^.icniicsi al Mr. ahd Mrs. ./. Mell BI-DOKS Sr. i Mr.s. Harold Aslicraft aiul clnugli- ter, Rocholle. of Pine Bluff are the ] guests of Mr. iuul Mrs. Wayne 1. I Oxford. " r r.MSss Mnry Prances Nunn. d,i\igh-! tcr of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Nnnn.j will leavo tomorrow for Vassnv Col-' lege at Poughkeepsic. N. Y., '.vime slie will be a senior. Mr. and Mrs. O. 13. Ow.sley of Hgpkinsville, Ky..' nnd Mr.i Ixuiis Lcroy of Memphis have spent a few days here with Mr.s. Owsky and Mrs. Lcroy's sister. Mrs. Louise C'hapmnn Mrs. Chapman returned to Memphis today with Mrs. Leroy to spend several days. Legion Auxiliary Inducts New Officers in Osceola CSCEOLA. sept. n. _ Mrs. Josie cook was Installed as president of the American Legion Auxiliary, Tuesday night when the Auxiliary met (or their regular monthly meeting at the Community House. The officci's, who were recently elected to serve with Mrs. Cook Include, Mi's. Jimmy ISass, first vice president; Mrs. liva Turver, second vice president; i.V-rs. O. H. Uunta, Secretary; Mrs. Rebecca Hendrix, treasurer; Mrs. Jimmy Roberts, historian; Mrs. Hany Jones, 'cluiMuiii; and Mrs. Gcorao Raines, sergeaiii-al-arms. Hostess for the meeting were, Mrs. W. E. Thomas, Mrs. jiminv Uass and Mrs. Eva Tarver. Professional Burglars Operate at Ravcnden WALNUT RIDGE, Ark., Sept. 11. (UPI — State and county officers today arc continuing their search for a gang of professional burglars who broke into three business houses at Rnvendcn Tuesday night- Officers said $700 ami some mcr- (.'haiKiise was taken from the L. W. Perry gencrni .store; 50 cents was I taken from the Post Office; and S50 disappeared from the White House Cafe. measures in event thai a storm now East of Mnrtiniquc and moving In this direction should hit ihe Virgin Islands. t\cnlnr Bovn in fall collections clraimlixe bolli (ho slim hncd iml divert .illioutllcs mlh l-\- ish use of fine fabric-s. Black lafTcii is used to ni^kc ihe full, bustle-back skirt of (lie Mrs. Simmons Hostess With Bridge Club Party OSCKOL-A. Sept. H. — Mrs. J. K. Simmon.'; entertained two tables of club members and one Mrs. Ur,b Kendrick. with a bridge pi'ity at her home on West Qninn Avenue yesterday afternoon. : The- winner of higli .score was Mrs. Palmer-Staiilon, and Mrs. J. L. GlasL'oe received second. -* Tall baskets of mixed Pall, flo'i- crs were nrranged in the home'as decorations. ' . I'ollowlng the games a salad course and iced drinks were sreved as refreshments. ._ Mrl-Hawkins attended Blytheville High School and served five years in the -.Armed Forces or which 3$ morilhs"cTverse"ns "In ' Alaska. He is now ;einpluyed tit Blytheville Motor Company,"... .; They-are making their home at 1U w.-'Wiat Street: • leville Set Has Pich'ic 'at.'Barfield LJs, aMavprite setting for picnics-and among picknickers.last night'-were i eight of the younger set InvBlytheyille, guests nt a wci- ner xoast:'give'n by brothers Carl and -Jack Hood. ' Guests included Miss Laura Swain, who will leave Sunday for St. Louis to enter Washington University, there with Bill Dunaway; his I4th birthday. After the 13.guests played games, the hostess served ice cream nnd cake with iced drinks. C/tib Plans Programs; Selects Year's Theme A scries of programs on Aracri- arid John Williamson of Cardwcll.' can food, customs, women schools Mo., who escorted Miss Joyce Walls, holidays and music will 'be givcti this year by the Blytheville High School Girl's club, it was hnnouncT ed following Ihe first meeting of the organization. The programs will be in keeping with the theme chosen for this year. "Americana." Officers for the club, made up of all High School girls, are Dorothy Lum. president-, Mary Frnncr-s Galncs, first vice president; Mary Traytor. second vice president: Hobby Faye Michael, secretary, and Mary ,Jo Eaton, treasurer. Miss Mont a Hughes is the sponsor. Club Meeting Held At B. A. Bugg Home 3 "^"™j" The Yinbro Home Demonstfatfo'ii Club met Tuesday afternoon with! Mrs. n. A. Bugg as hostess to the j M members present ul her home j on Chickasawba Avenue. ] Mr.s. Elzic Wheeler gave the de- vocational, taken from the 23rd Psalm, ana tlifi poem. "It's n Berai'- tifnl Day," was given by Mrs. l!ug(fj She dis])layed some .of the china an<r phKjucs wiilch Klie had painted... :4-i . During the busitiess meetini:'pla'n^ for the booth at the fail- were discus-sod nnd committees were appointed to handle, the booth. Tlie slogan Itjr tin- booih this year will be "Yarhro's Year for Yielding." Winners of Ihe game contest were Mrs. O. O. Klkins. Mrs. Ltr Stiles and Mrs. Calvin Holling.sworlh. Near Beer Comes Buck In State's Dry Areas LITTLF; ROCK. Ark., Kept. 11. 'UP) —There Is no law m-eventing the distribution of "near beer" in Arkansas, aecordlni; to Asststunl Attorney Gen. Ike Murrv. In an opinion to the revenue department. Murray said that "near brer" containing less than one- half of one per cent of alcohol can be sold legally in counties which have voted dry under provisions of Arkansas' local option law. I Murray also said that the rcvenu.s commissioner could not collect the regular'' beer lax on the beverage and was not required to license retailers sviic sell tiie mixture. AI The Hospitals WALLS HOSPITAL Di.S!llis'::'d: Mary IJronks. city. Jean I.iitu, city, Diana Uruvley, city. Mis. Charles Ijlanchard. cily. Mrs. Leon Hums and baby, city A. '!'. Thfiimis. city. Mrs. J. T. Miller." Slccle. Mo BAPTIST HOSPITAL. Memphis Dismissed: William Brooks, city. A. M. V.inWinklc. city. ME'I HCD1ET HOSPITAL. Monvphi; Dismissed: Mrs. D. N. Morse. Oscrola. Mrs. J. M. Reed, Kciscr. Storm Threatens Islands ST. THOMAS. Virgin Islands. Se|)t. 11. (UP) — Government :i- geneies today took precaulionary Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, Sept. II. (UP)— IUSDA) — Livestock: Hogs' 7.UOO; salable 7.000; barrows and gilts, all weights, steady; sows, steady to 25c higher. Top 29.75; bulk 1HO to 250 Ibs, 29.50-29.75; stronger weights very scarce. 1GO to no Ibs. 2H.OO-29.00; 130 to 150 Ibs. 25.0027.25; 100 to .123 Ibs., 522.00-2-125; sows 21.50-28.25; stags 15.50-lb.50; boars i:).00-15.50. Cattle: 5,500; salable 4,050; calves 1,800 all salable; supply about 50 per cent cows. 265 around a dozen loads of steers, including two cars of Kansas grassors; mostly medium fleshed steers olfered. Early trade .slow on others and butcher yearlings. A few odd lots about steady to local killers. Cows opening steady, but canners and cutters findin most reliable outlet at 10.50-is.oo bulls steady, with good ..beef bulls around 18.00: Kiuisuge bulls 17.50: vcalers 50c higher; good and choice 'J4.00-29.00; common and medium 13.00-22.00. Read Courier News Want Ads INTHROP ''/>*•' >/'* '.•v'.': SMART FROM THE START Your first gkoce will fc || you ,l,c Jlylc ... your firsl Men : *iM .ell you ll.e comforl. liu, ii wi;i , a kc monll,* am l monA* ot wear to tatty prove iti« real va| ut ,!,„,', |, uill into .Winlhrop Aclion-Fr«- sliocs. $ 12 50 AcnoK-FiiH ***** flciibilirj liom In lent Kf* el 'INTliROp SHOES Family Shoe Store 312 W. Main \ ORIGINAL DESIGN BY Historic Hotel Sold i," UTTLfc HOCK. Ark., Sept. n •(UP) - One of-Little Rock's oldest •hoslelries and landmarks — the C.ipilol Hotel — bas been sold by Oireiiil Judsjc I.iwrciicc C. Anton o,' Little Rock to Miss Amelia Ca.s- sinelli of '.itlle Rock. j The hotel was at one time con- i sidercd the political headquai'ters I of Arkansas, and many a successful , candidate has marie it. ills campaign headquarters. ' Tiie Capitol Hotel is under lca-:e I to ihe Millner Hotel Corporali-m. ' the Edythe Shoppe 5SOUTHERN TASTES Ji KXCKI.I.iCXT i.'OI' TOI'IMNG—FIRESIDE ha®Slow Creme ,. . 25c 3] Coconut 23c COMl'l.KTIC AITU-: I'ilO IN 7 A KC Pycqisick . . . . !^ l , 1 ^ usl ;i 53c CONCIIITA 12 (Y/,. CA.\ Tad-Bits 29c KXI'EUT, MAKKS CAKK (RIICKI.Y Devil's Food Mix . .......26fc 4. 15 Oz. Can PEACHES j Sliced Yellow I Freestone • 15c I Stewart's j SALAD i DRESSING | Pt. 19c; Qt, 35c ! Heinz - Gerbcr - Clapp Swift's - Monarch All 6 for 45c •IH-:I.I, OR Hot Pepper, !b. .. 20c PASCAL Celery, stolk i9c StTNKIST JUICY SWKKT Oronges, doz. . . 39c ROCKY FORD Cantaloupe, each 23c CITY SUPER MARKET '^ist Main \Yc Deliver Phone 26GS LITTLE SUPER MARKET Divorces The following {livurce.s wore granted rcceiuly in Ulythcvllle: Lloyd Chester Crccolius vs. Mur- (jaret Civcc-lius; Krnest 1C. Porter vs. Honnic Porter; .1. D. Cooper vs. Ruby Les Cooper; Tillif Radei 1 VH. Albert, R. Under; SMymoml L. Cnl- tai vs. ixireiie'H. Cullen; Hernico Ft'lu vs. .Jack Fein: Diifrcni: s, Mcdiick vs. Pay Medrick; Kiitli- Icen Croucli vs. Hoy Crouch. Com|]l:iints Mlfd Filing suit for divorce were: M. O. Robertson vs. Opal Kotatson; •lack Clark vs. MajUinu Clark; Jolm Hall vs. Frankie Mall: Howard Williams vs. Elizabeth Williams; Groi^o P. Bisliofl vs. Blar.i-hu Bi.-.lioft; .). 3. Lipscomb vs. Etta Lipscumb; E S _ her E. Adams vs. George E Adnins Violet Oainble vs. Virgil G:nn- 'le; Tommy w. Dnvir-s vs. Janjcl navies; Dollic Apluy vs. Roy Apley; 'oc Perry vs. Ruby Lee Perry; Cuia '. Turii(| vs. Ktiiarl C Turniulst: Mary Kmily Urhtliiim vs. 'rank Brigham. nifllartl D. Skilcs vs. Mary M. ikiles; Dorothy Hagicv vs. Ed^nr B. Bagley; Eva Mae "lluinlctl''vs ' William T. Hiunlell; SU-lia Co.s- ello vs. Lmils C:islell<i; Laura K Eastman vs. Arthur J. Kaslman; Paul A. Becker vs. Kvi-lyu A. Ik-ekcr. Clyde p. Hogers vs. Unhy M;u' Uogcrs; Sarah Alston vs. "ilntiin Alslun; George Wii;int:>n vs. Vimda Wiginton. - \Vc Deliver Air Base We Deliver cranky 'every month'? Arc you troublc'il by distress nt Icinnlc functional periodic disturb- imces? •Dura .lu.ku you Itel so tlrctl, llltjh-strunir, neri-ons- nt, such times? TfcL-n no try L,y<li:i K Pink- noin's Vcgrtnble Compound to rclltvc such syininoinst Pliikhum's Com- 'Pouncl !,•> nmde especially ]ur i,iomen It iilso has \vh:it l)o::ioj^ call a stomachic tonlu cirectr Any driiso S LYD!ft E. PINKHAM'S Shipment of Bassinettes Just Arrived! TOT SHOP 110 So. 2nd St. Phone 2308 NOTICE TO PUBLIC The lav.' offices of Gene E. Bradley have been moved to •!]! w. Main. (Across .street from Montgomery Ward, i Continuous Shows Every Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:0(1 LISTEN TO KLCN <:00 a.m. 12:45 4:30 p.m, Thwsdny nnd Friday A UNlVERSAl-INIERNATIONAt PICTURE Paramount News anil Short Continuous Showing nvcry Day Boi Of lire Opens at 1:00 p n. 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