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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 21, 1948
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iATUBDAT. ITBRTJART, «1, 194S Society * BLTTHEVTLLl (ARK.)' OOUSrER NT5W1 Phon* 4161 China Shower Is Given For Mrs. Roy Halsell Mrs. Boy Halspl], who was before her recent marriage. Miss Wanda Bolllnger. wa-s honored Wednesday night when Mrs. Jame* Vest complimented her with a china shower at the Vest home, J040 Chicita- sawba Ave. Entertaining rooms of Ihe home ^were attractively decorated with •iwuquets ot mixed Spring flowers. Mrs. Halsell wore for the affair, * light blue wool jersey dress Irini- med with rhmestones and black ac- ce.s5orle.s. I Refreshments of assorted party foods with iced drinks were terved. Mrs. J. Mell Brooks Jr. Honored At Morning Party Mrs. Charles criBger Jr. wns hostess yesterday, when she entertatn- «t her home on w. Walnut, v.'lth an Informal morning party honoring Mrs. J. Mell Brooks Jr., who will leave soon for Greenwood, Miss., to join her husband, who has purchased a business there. Guests Included oiembers o( Mrs. Brooks bridge clubs. Gladioli were used iti the entertaining rooms of the home and the dining table, at which assorted party foods and Iced f. inks were served, was centered witii an attractive arrangement of Spring flowers. The guest of honor was presented » gilt by the hostess. Senior Queen Chapter N, P.E.O. Meets At C. A. Cunningham Home Mrs. C. A. Cunningham and Mrs. Alvin Huffman Jr., were hostesses yesterday afternoon. I o'clock, when they entertained members of Chapter N, P.E.O. Sisterhood, with a three course luncheon at the Cunningham home. » The dining table was decorated i red. white and blue in kcepm;; with the Gnorgc Washington theme and placecaids were mtule of miniature hatchets and cherries. Other entertaining rooms of the home u'ere attractively decorated with bouquets of mixed Spring flowers. Mrs. Elton Kirby was in charge of the program on the subject of "University of Mexico". In her talk jhe told of the history of the University and also the general educational system in Mexico. During the business meeting, it voted to send money to the Medical Auxiliary for the purpose of buying books for the Tuberculosis Eanitorium in Booneville. Mrs. Elkins Is Hostess To C. B. C. Club, Guests Mrs. Ross Moore and Mrs. G. V. Daws were guests yesterday afternoon when Mrs. O. o. Elkins entertained C. B. C. Club members at her home. A During the afternoon rook games. Mrs. Paul Byrum won high, Mrs. C. s. Dowdy, second, Mrs. Moore, rooko and Mrs. Daws was presented with A guest prize. Refreshments of t salad plate were served. • • • Mrs. Garrett Is Honored At Miscellaneous Shower Mrs. Harley Garrett. who was before her recent marriage Miss Bonnie Hodge, was honored Thursday night when Mrs. L. L. Hodge, Mrs Irby Hodge, Mrs. H. H. Stone and Mrs. Hiram Austin entertained with a miscellaneous shower at the home of Mrs. L,. L. Hodge on Holly st Games were played by the 20 guests present with prizes gr> i nR to Miss Delia Purtle, Mrs. D. Hart and Mrs. Irby Hodge. Gifts were presented the guest of honor bj' means of a treasure hunt, after which refreshments of cake and hot chocolate were served by the hostesses. Mrs. Garrett wore for the occasion « grey tweed gaberdine suit with black accessories. 1 Miss Ann Cathey, daughter o. Mr. and Mrs. Jame, Cathey. has I been selected .» senior nueen of Blythevllle High School. She will be crowhed by the class president Benny Johnson, between the acts of the senior play which will be held during the annuil senior class night. Miss Cathey l s treasurer of the Red Pepper Club, a member ot the Girls Beta Club, the Home Economics club and b also secretary of the senior class. She was a representative at Girls state In Little Rock this summer. The maids she hjs chosen and their escorts are, Miss Arden Ferguson and Billy B-acey, Miss Barbara Monoghan and Gordon Hammock. Miss Evelyn Cunningham and Dick Greenwell, Miss June Buchanan and Roy Smith. Miss Jlmrole Prances clemmona and Buddy Halsell and Miss Marian Ma yes and Billy Wayne McParland. Miss Luna B. Wilhelm and Miss Trances Dowen are class sponsors. Mrs. Poetz Is Hostess To Club Eight, Guest Mrs. G. O. Poetz was hostess Thursday when she entertained members of Club Eight and one guest. Mrs. Vernon Thomasson at her home on Chtckasawba. During the bridge games plaved. Mrs. R. C, Allen won high score and Mrs. Graham Sudbury, second high. The hostess served refreshments of a dessert course. I ... i Oificers Are Elected For 20th Century Club Worlh Holder was elected as president of the 241h Century Club for the current year, at a meeting held Thursday night, in the Rose I Room of the Hotel Noble. ! Other officers elected to serve ; with him are Sanford Boone vice- president; Mrs. B!an Heath, secretary and Mrs. Russell Hayes Ftirr. treasurer. During the business meeting. Sanford Boone and a committee were appointed to re-wtile the club's constitution and to re-organize the club. Plans were also completed for the dance to be held Thursday night. Mrs. Huey Entertains Club Members, Guests Mrs. J. o. Huey was hosteis yesterday afternoon at her home to members of Jolly Eight Club and five guests, Mrs. W. B. Mayo, Mrs. Harold Henson, Mrs. Don Haley Mr.s. W. M. Eaton and Mrs. Gene Davis. During Die afternoon rook games prizes were won by Mr.s. Richard Prichard, high. Mrs. Neville Blakemore, second and Mrs. Davis, rooko. A dessert course With coffee was served for refreshments. Eighty-three per cent of man's knowledge is brought to him through his vision. Regular Meeting Is Held By Baptist Brotherhood The Calvary Baptist Brotherhood, which meets twice a month, met last nltht at th« church with approximately 176 men of all denom- inationK attending. During the program, the Rev. Allen D. Stewart, pastor o! First Methodist Church chose an (he subject for his speech, "A Better Bly- thevllle." The four main points of his lalk were Ihe Individual, the home, Ihe church and Die school. One of the main thoughts ol his subject was that when we meet all ol these requirements we will have a better Blythevllle. Following; the speech an open dts. cusslon was held and several men spoke on Ihe question of how each would like to help Blythevllle be a better city by being a better Individual himself. Preceding Die meeting, refreshment* were served by (the Women's Missionary Union circle groups. Home Demonstration Club Meets At Armorel School Mrs. C. C. Elliott, Mrs. T. R. Watson and Mrs. Dyer Garner were hostesses Thursday night when they entertained members of Ihe Armo"- rel Home Demonstration Club together with their husbands, with H chicken dinner at the Armorel school. Following the dinner, the group spent the evening playing games under the direction of Mrs. W. L. Smith and Miss Gertrude Bond, new County Home Demonstration Agent, gave « special mind reading act. New members attending the dinner were Mrs. M. K. Dalljis. Mrs. George Perry, Mrs. Maureen Watson, Mrs. Sum Hanlcy and Mrs. Htilbert Welch. At The Hospitals BltheTille Hntpltal Dismissed: Gladys Cleeney. Steele. Mo. Clrvrise Allene Decourley, Cooler I Mo. ) Wall! Honpltal > Dismissed: I Wanda Shaw, Burdette. Mrs. Dick Palmer, Steele. John W. Thomas. Holland. Marlha Duncan. Steete. W. F. Davis, city. Mrs. Ancll Robinson. Rle. 3, city. Laymen at Lake Street Plan Special Services Laymen ol the Lake Street Methodist Church will be in charge of the morning services at the church tomorrow morning at 11:00 a.m., with H. E. Tinker as chairman. 'Hie First Methodist Church will have its special services. Sunday, Pel). 29, at the morning worship hour. Bits of News Mr. and Mr«. JaniM P««R», formerly of Phoenix. Ariz., but who moved lo Memphl.s last week, arc the weekend gursls ol Mr. Pease's brother, Wlllard Pease and Mrs. 1'ease. Mrs. J. b. Robertson of Went Memplm, a-ho hw been I In house- of her sister. Mrs. Allen Pick- avd and family for several d»yj, will return lo her home tomorrow. Mr and Mrs. plckarrt and son. Will Allen, will accompany her there. Mr.s. Chester Sullon, who underwent a major operRllon 10 (lays »go in Memphis Hospital, it now convalescing «t Ihe home ol her mother, Mrs. n. O. Moore on South Fir.M street. Mr. Sulton mo- lored down for her Thursday. Mr.s. Cleo Ijvngslon and Mr». Ann McWilliams together with J, B. Tann ol Jackson. Miss., who has been vislling here with his aimii, arc spending th« weekend In 81. Louis. Mi.s C. A. Cunninghirn lell in- day lor Hot Springs, where she will lake a course ot batJia. Linda lx>e Poett, daughter of Mr. and Mis. G. O. Poelz Is 111 at her home with chicken pox. Mrs. K. L. Young and children. Kenny and Carolyn, of Pampas, Tevas, are visiting her parenls. Mr. and Mrs. j. T. Hipp and family. Cadet A. O. Srubley Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Q. Shlbley was one of one hundred cadela to make Itie scholastic honor roll for Ihe grade month of January-February it was announced today by Major F. J. Mnrston, dean at Keniper Military School. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Payne and lamlly have returned from Tampa, Pla., here they visited with Mr. Payne's parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Payne. They also visited friends in Hninr.t city and St. Petersburg. Fla. Dr. Blythe Allison and Dr. John Allison ol Chicago. 111.. Mrs. M. T. Burke of Holslngton. Kansas and Mrs. C. J. Fleetwood of Memphis are the weekend guests of their father J. P. AHI.ion and /listers. Miss Millie Allison and Mrs. Charles Crlggcr Jr. They came especially for Mr. Allison's 80lh birthday tomorrow, Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Black are spending several days in New Orleans, La. A. P. Burks -of Clear Lake, was admitlcd lo the Blythevllle Hospital yesterday Following a severe heart attack at his home. His condition Is unchanged. Hla mother, Mrs. R. H. p. Burks Is also a patient there. Her condition Is Improved. Ginger Rogers Ranks Among Big 10 Salary Earners in Nation for 1946 nrat roi WASHINGTON, »b, Jl (OP) — . Oittfer Rogers was (lie only Hollywood slur lo crash (he "bis 10" an Hie Ill-usury's new IMS-jfi j|. V ( O f lop J«l»ry earners made public today. Tin blnmtt, who nalh from -President Tnunan'i hometown nf Independence. Mo,, drew A ti>lnl snlmy o ( «'>!>:>,IM (o lilac* plfiJiDi among tlie first 10 She look the 'leading lady" role away from shupley Belly arable whose $208.000 loppod Hollywood celebrities on a similar compilation Issued lart August. Deanna Durbln was rtiuneruri among movlelniul figures with «26J.- 815. Demits Morgan's rai,UOQ hade Mini the lop male .Mar nil Die IIM. But neither o( these was among the 10 highest salaried Americans during the calendar year 1945 and the fiscal year ended In 1D«B. The "Bis 10" Included: Clurlri r. Skoumj. president r>[ Ihe Fox West Const Agency Corp., and (he National Theaters Anm«»- nienl Co.. $(i8«.UJ. 1 Charles H. ainili, exocullve vli-e president. i,os Angeles Turf Club! **<0,<I2 In salary and bonus. I.onls B. Mayer, hi-nd of the Melro-Goldwyn-M»y«r ntudloi, 1503, 871. Thomnx .1. Watson. ]>ieililenl o( International Business Machines Corp.. ~ r. K. Fowler. Prestdenl nf Southern Coinfort Co., SI. Louis $^75,618. Leo AlcCarey, Paramount dlreci- or. $3!>5,t26. Charles E, Wilson. General tors president, »:(03,990. Rogers. »292,15». Waller Wnnger, Universal lures. S282.809 In ,»i» r y an ,i i, n]ms O. R. Fink, president of Orenl Lakes filrel Corp.. $275.000. Edged oiil of the "big 10" wore such former occupants us narryl k. 201h Century-Fox vice Mo- Pic- Coming Events Sociol Calendar O, K. O. Club tneeltiiR at the home i>t Mrs. T. H> Caraway. V. w. A. iiiivlliig' «l (lie p.m. First Baptist Church at 1:30 wllh Miss Kllse l,ewl« >» hosleM. W. M. II, of Ihe Firm Church will meet In circle iroups. Circle One, will meet at th* home "f Mrs. T. w. .ledrles, circle Two wllh Mrs. ,lo» Wailrij'. Circle Three at Ihe home ot Mrs, W, L, Moxley. Circle Four will meet at lh» home ol Alvin Huffman Sr., Clicli Plvc will meet al lh* home ol Mri. ibb Car.ion. and circle 81* will meet wllli Mrs. J. J. Cooltslon. Wesleyan Onlld of th« Firm Methodist Church will meet In Ihe home ot Mi«. Jack Blshlp. Mr.i. R. R. ijinraihlre will be hostess at her homt wllh a 1 o'clock luncheon tor members ot Chapter D, i'. B. O. Sisterhood. Town and Counlry Club members meeting at th* home of Mm P. D. Foster. Mrs. Specie McGregor will en- lertaln AVBlon Bunco Club members. Wednesday Bridge Olub meellnK at Ihe, home ot Mr«. W. J. Wmi- derlfch. Woman's Auxiliary of Ihe First PjrsbylerUn Church will meet Hi the church at 1:00 p.m. for a pot luck supper and (he third In Ihe series ot Ihe study ot Ihe book (it Malthcw. conducted by (he R«v, Htvrvey T. Kltld. pastor. Thursday Mr.s. KJvn Po<" pnlprl«lMlnu .folly Klght Club member.*. Club KiRhL members briny CMitr-r- liresldcnt; C. W. Deyo. president ni lnlllc 'l »l "'« home of Mrs. Oral fin " W. Wonlwmth Ci>.; nnd Theo-1 s " rtl)lll 'V Burdettt 4-H Club Me«tj At School for Business 1 The Burdette Senior 4-H Club held a meeting Wednesday after- i noon st the .whoo) with the president. Lavon Kasley, presiding. ; Several piano selections were given by l.illbcth Garrett and Patsy McHaifcy Clfly Moore gave a demonstra- ition to the hoy.s on tractor driving land Mrs. Helen Wells announced ; to th e Sir's that they would have a dress review In April. Velcta Pierce was named as .clothing captain for the year by the president. Methodist Church to Observe Layman's Day OSCEOLA. Ark.. Feb. 21.—Layman's Day n-111 be observed tw- morrow at the First Methodist Church. Theme for th« program Dessert Bridge Is Given By Miss Jean Obermiller OSCEObA, Ark., Feb. 21 — Miss Jean Obermiller was hostess Thursday night when she entertained members of the Seventeen Club and two guests. Miss Betty Seintnes and Miss Marguerite Reid with a dessert bridge at her home. During the bridge games played, Mrs. Janifts Hyatt won high score, Miss Elizabeth Balloue, second high and Mr.s. Bill Dillard. low score. Decorations In the entertaining rooms of the home carried out the George Washington Iherne. [lore Srllzcr. president Inc.. Union City, N. .!. County Singer* to Meet At Oak Grove Church The Pemlscot County Singing Convention will be held tomorrow at the Oak Grove Baptist Church, three miles South of Deerlng on the Steele-Deerlng road. The Hershal Porshee Stamps- Baxter Quartette will be spii.-in! guests at the convention. will' be "Learning to LIv« the Christian Life." Speakers at the service will be Jim Henry. Clay Moore and Gordon McCarty. Carroll Watson, district lay leader, will pre.ilde. Prayers will be given by Hasf! Gentry. Ralph Woodruff will be in charge of the all male choir accompanied by Roy Ware at the piano. Manila News Albert Love Is spending two weeks here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs Orover Love. He will (lien return lo a hospital In ArkBdelphln, \vhrre he |.i being trcntod tor burns lie received while working on a hlgli line several weeks ago. Mrs. Mabel Pnlge. Robert linker and T. H. Steele all ot 81. Louts Mrs. Mollle Avltts. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Steele Jr.. of Flint. Mich., Mr. and Mrs, Doris Steele ol Jonesbnrn Miss Minnie Steele nnd Miss IVul Steele of Bradford. Tenn.. visited J. C. Steele here this week. Mr. Steele hns been seriously 111. H»y White of Dexter. Mo., vlslled friends here Wednesday. Mrs. Robert Lowe mid son, Bobby returned home from Blythevllle this week. They were accompanied by Mrs. o. E. Workman, who will spend several dnyx with them. j Mrs. E. L. Hulchtmon left Sun- I day lo spend several days In I.illlc I Rock. Mlsl Imoiiene Wnllter nnd MKs ,.ie»n GrKfln vlslled Miss Vada Nell :<3rlffln at Arkansas SI file College ]ln Jonesboro Thursday night. ! Mr. nnd Mrs. Jnmes Moore jjienl Wednesday In Little Hock. They were accomiwmlerl by Mrs. Vincent Laye who will upend several days In Greenwood, Miss., visiting her husband who Is employed Ihere. Mld-Wrrk Club mccllng al Ihr home, ot Mrs. H. A, Lynch. n. N. II. Club member* titrrllng nt the? home nf Mr.s. John Tyrone. Oclclte Club will be enlerUtncd Rt the home ot Mrs. James Hlfl Jr. Friday O. B. O. Club betni enlerlatned at lh« home of Mr«. C. 8. Dowdy. Reckless Prosecution in Arkansas I'l'ITI.K ROCK, Ark., Feb. Jl. (Dl')-BUI. Police l>ireclor J«k Porler i«ld lie bellevM |} M me.'e existence »f new iUt« rigulatlom governing tlyln^ will tend U) cut down hazardous tlying jirnctlCM. The Arkaiuu.% Aeronnutlc* Com- iiilMlon yesterday |M W d a comprehensive »et ot r»iiul«tioii» for cl- vtllan flylni! In Ihe stale, and g»y« the Stale IVjItce the authority to pro.wul* vlolnton In stnte courli. Coplw o( Hie rpgnlalloiu »'ere lo b« sent to all prosecuttni atlorney> In the (tale. r\>rler eaplalned lhat thla new woujKin In the hands of tht Btata Police will discount* many would- be rcckles« tilers. Gorilla's Weight Pose* Tricky Zoo Problem NKW YORK (UP) _ Till* wu when keepers at Ihe New York Zoological p«rk had no (rouble weighing Makoko, th« younj mal« gorlllki. Kec|)er Jim R^llly would Uk« Mnkoko on till shonldeis and ilep on Ihe scaln. Then Rellly's welfht was subtracted. Rellly decided In 19i5, what wllh Makoko getllng blg»er, lhat hl« own liralDi cam* llr«l. Therealtar, they tiuttMA Malcolco's weight. Now thi keepers have devised a new method. They lured Ihe gorilla trom one oge to another, In the proccs-s of which he hud to step on a .sralt- pUtlorm. Mukoko weighed 310 jmuntU. Trmth To Oil-Fill* tmrrel, •ll«hi damat* rvulUd te MM rwr porch it th* rwMwuw «f JU,. t«rd«y a!Urn'oon when ipark,' rrma a nearby trash flrt IfniUd tw* barrels contalnlnj keroMD*. «r*m*n applied ch«mlc«l '«. Un«uUh«n t* th* "f-4 kMof* «d In th. barrel, btunw lentUd. OM if th* barrel* wu dtnur*d W lh« heat. Association, Courthouse—1:3!) p.m. Tueirii; Lion's Ohib —1J:1S p.m. Ami'ilcnn Legion—1:30 p.m. \VedneRdky Klwr.nli Club -12:10 p.m. Thurailay Rolnry Club—12:10 p.m. Civic Calendar Monday Junior Chamber of Commerce— Board ot Directors—1:30 p.m. University of Arkansas, Ahmml Osceofa fvtnd Monday Wnmnn'a Society of Christian Service of the Church meeting tn circle groups nl 2::iO. Circle One, at the home of Mrs. W. C. Mason, Circle Two, with Mrs. C. M. Harwell anil Circle Three rvt (tin home, of Mrs. Harry Jones, TurMluy Huliuy Club meeting at lh« Mn- Ktuilc Mall at 1U:10 p.m. Literary Club meeting ikt the home of Mrs. I'M Wlsrnuui. I A cull mretlciK of the American Legion Aiixll'uy at the horn* of Mm. George natns at 1:30 p.m. Klwanls Club meeting at tin Element nry School at 1:00 p.m. -NOTICE- SUE'S BEAUTY SHOPPE LOCATED AT 310 DOUGAN ST. Now Open For Business We Do All TVIIPN Heanly Work SATISFACTION GUARANTIED *% t\ A t\ A ' 1U1I1 For Appointment* Lf I W Day or Eveningi MRS. KELTON FRANCIS Own*r nnd Operator MODERN ARTS STUDIO Announces the Winners of Its 1st Annual BABY CONTEST Ag« Group ... 6 Wki. to 2Vi Yrt. FAYE> •'•"ffhter of Mr. »nd Mr. 0 A. Downin, nf R. R. i, Rlytheville, Ark A 9 e Group . . . 2'/j Yrt. to S Yr«. 1. MARTHA JEAN, Ashler of Mr. ,nrt Mr. Mtrk Anderson of 408 Bust Duvls Slreet WHY? Spend bftck-brenking:, hrow- pcrspiring rfa.vs . . . enslaved by your washtub . . . In nn inadpf|iiale| v heated, dismal unfinished, basement? TRY! . . . briny your wash to our Laundry. At the drop of » hat ... presto! Sparkle- Clean wash and linens. Betteh than ever before! 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