The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 27, 1947 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, September 27, 1947
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BLYTHEVILU5 (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1017 Society. Aleutd, Emily Wixson, Society Editor W Phone 4401 Juanila Evans to Wed In October Ceremony -Announcement is made today of .the 'engagement .of Miss Jiianiln .Elizabeth Evans, daughter of E. L. Evans of Little Rock and the late Mrs. Myrtle Evnns, to Donald C. •Ramsey. The wedding will take place Oct. 3. Miss Evans was graduated from Blythcvllle High School. Mr. Ramsey is the son of the Rev. and Mrs. L. C. Ramsey of Blythcville, lie was graduated from Blylheville High School and is a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps. * » + 20tK Century Dance Is Given at The Hut " '. The rich colors of autumn in effectively arranged flowers, burning candles and fruits decorated The Hiit Thursday night for 20th Century Club supper dance. Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Alexander, Mr. and Mrs. T. II. caraway, Luxora Girl to Wed Here Miss ]i o n n I s Virginia Cole will become the bride of Robert Wilii- forcl of Memphis in n ceremony here Nov. 2 at the home of her sister. Mrs. Eddie n. David, and Mr. David. ItifKi West Walnut St. Announcement was made today by her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Jackson Cole of Luxont. Miss Cole was graduated from Luxora High School and Memphis School of Commerce. She is now employed at a law linn in Memphis. Mr. Will! ford, Romeo end Juliet Will Be Given At Wilson School Mr. and Mrs. Tolcr Buchanan, Mr. I son of Ml ' s - 'I'oin- and Mrs. Bernard Gralinm and mic Carter o[ '"Mr. and Mrs. Oscar imnlebakor Poplar nluir, Mo, were hosts ami hostesses for the wns Ki'mluated affair. from Tiptonvillo Fruit and colored candles con- High School and tered the serving table. the Memphis Guests Included Mrs. E. Robert School of Corn- Smith. Hill Byrcl, Mr. nnd Mrs. mcrce and is now James Roy, Mr. nud Mrs. Pat employed lit the Patterson, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Southern Railway - cockrcll, Mr. nnd Mrs. Samuel System in Mem- -F.'Norrls, Hunter Kinibro. ixjmile phis. —Jo Hnrgett and Dr. and Mrs. Cecil "Branson. * * * Pathfinders. Class .Members Attend Party The Pathfinders Class of Fi:-st' Methodist Church was entertained Thursday night, when Mrs. Harold Smith, Mrs. Winifred Wyatt, and Mrs: Opal Blakcniorc were host- '.esses with p, pot luck supper at the church. During the evening Miss Mamie L. Aclnms conducted the jjnmcs, followed by a brief business session .-Approximately 40 members attended the nffnlr. * » 15 -Birthday Party Given For Wayne Burnham, 13 Wayne Burnham was complimented lust, night on his 13th birthday when his mother, Mrs. ~ Chester Burnham, and his mint, ~" Mrs. : BiH Harding, entertained with ,"".'.'» party'for 12 guests. ,^,,. The guests enjoyed games under ••>.•- the direction- of Miss Iva Seay and f.j'the'n gathered in the dining room, '' v Li where "gifts for the guest of honor J,l' ~Jere arranged on the .dining., table. i-.. r ;v- Tile hostesses served.refresinmUi; *^--o( sandwiches, cookies,'and''lemon- Bits of News .;vlhfprmal Party Given :.For Mrs. Carey Lawrence *""OSCEOI;A, Sept. 27. — Mrs. A. W. Bowen and Mrs. L.. T. Lawrence were hostesses at the Bowen homo yesterday morning from 10 to 12 o'clock with nn informal drop-ill for 59 guests in compliment to Mrs. Carey Lawrence, the former Miss Audra 'Earlier of Reiser. Refreshments were served from ri table' laid with a lace cloth and centered with a crystal bowl of white asters arranged with burning tapers in' crystal holders and miniature figures of a bride and bridegroom. The guest of honor wore a grey wool jersey dress with black accessories and a corsage of white tuberoses. The College Crown Players of Arkansas Stale Teachers College. Conway, will present, their version of Shakespeare's Iragcdy. "Romeo and Juliet, 11 Monday nlRht, 8 o'clock, at Wilson llifih School. It was announced todny by C. L. nircl, superintendent. I Mr. nnd Mrs. Charles Reed of Little Rock arc the Romeo and Juliet of the production; Gene Ilut- fii'kl, who doubles in the drama as Peter. Tybalt. Pirar Lawrence, nnd the apothecary, is n native of Ml. Vcrnon and an ASTC graduate; Miriam Short, who also plays a variety of roles in the dnima raiiKiiif; from the nurse to Friar John, Is a Little Rock girl: and Thunnan Rowlctt, also a multi-character performer who appears In (he roles of Mercutlo, Paris, Cnpulcl and Bal- thasur, is from Conway. In addition to acting the roles, the five also are set designers, light technician!!, costiuncrs, make-up artists and stage crews. Mr. Heed, stnge manager for the company, is the inventor of a col- apsible setting which includes Mrs. Colbert Hostess To Bridge Club Members OSCEOLA. Sept. 27—Mrs. Bruce Colbert was hostess to two tables of bridfie club members nnd another guest, Mrs. Bob Kendrix, with a putty yesterday ;\ltcrnoon. In games, first pri^o went to Mrs. Melvin Waggoner and second to Mrs. W. 13. Alexander. The home was decorated with Pall (lowers in attractive arrangements for the affair. A salad course was served. * • >> At The Hospital* BI.YTIIKVILLK HOSPITAL Dismissed: Mrs. L. II. Shaffin. city. Mrs. H. II. P. Burks, city WALLS HOSI'ITAL Dismissed: T D. Uiiclinnnn,' city. Mrs. A. O. York. Huffman. HAI'TIST HOSriTAL, Memphis Dismissed: Mrs. I'leas Yarbrougli, city. Henry, Davis, city. . . AirrilODlST IIOSI'ITAL, Memphis UismKseil: James Moore, Manila. Miirthn, Mary and Lewis Maim of Minion are the weekend eui'SLs of llU'lr aunt. Mrs. 11. A. Lynch, anil Mr. Lynch. Mr. and Mrs. Victor StllweH have n.s their (jiiesl Hits weekend, Mrs. Roy Hay of Jnnesboro. Mrs. Emma Nolcn and her sls'er, Miss 'Xdicire, lind as 'heir BUcsls yesterday llielr cousins. Mrs. Irene Thompson, Mlss' v Cnrr!e and Miss Flora Cookc.iall .-,1 Memphis, i Mrs. E. R Still and son. EUHCW! Jr., or Blythcvllle and Jicr sister. Mrs. U C. n. Young of Osceol.i, s|>cnt yestcrdnv 1" Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Tucker returned yesterday from MempU's, where tlicy linvc .spent, the ;>' few clays. The daughter horn to Mr. ;>ml Mrs. Hlnn S. Hcalii Wednesday at the Walls Hospital has been nutn- ed Virginia Ann. She Is their Hi>vt. child. Mrs. Healh Is the former •Viiss Virginia Little, danghler of Mi 1 , and Mrs. Tom A. Little Sr. Mrs. John Walton Cockc and (liUigliler, Kmolyn, of Memphis are spending the weekend with her |>:ir- ent.s. Mi 1 , atid Mrs. Marvin Nunn. Mrs. R. It. P. Burks, who has he™ seriunsly ill for .sometime, has !>een .llsmlsscd from the nlythcville Hospital. Mrs. C. R. Penn srjcnl yesterday hi Memphis. Mrs. ,J. D. Ames of Oxnard, Calif., visiting friends here. At'iil slie Is the houscgucsl of Mrs. W. U. Farmer. She plans to be here sev- eval weeks. Ucut. R. S. Hnger of Greenville. S. C., visited here Thursday with Mrs. Rnger and their two children, who are hoiiscguests of her parents, Mr. niul Mrs. Ben T. Mays, for a month while Lieutenant Rager is stationed in Greenville. Their home is in Port Bragg, N. C. Forecast We the Women BY HUTU MILLETT NBA Staff Writer 'Hie loiifi skirt vs short skirt issue seems to be dying fast. Women continue to mutter protests, but the real struggle is over Those who can not afford a com- 1 plcto new wardrobe — and that takes In most of] American wo-1 manhood - are' busily i c 11 i n g. down the hems' of last, year's dresses n.s far as they cnn go. de-. termincd to wear them at least one more .season. Hut even tiro Roth Milieu Youth Shot in Lung Aiter Bank ,. Coming Events Robbery Nets Only 94 Cents Good News, Girls a portable balcony, n miniature panel] box nnd it frame nick, which permits the use of a Shakespearean inner nnd outer state. Ho lanrjht speech at ASTC last Summer and was slap,c manager for the theater I here for two years while he was a student. Gene Hatficld. who taught art at the Teachers' College lust Summer, is costumer for the jjroup and in addition to his work at ASTC spent, one Summer with the Fly- mouth Colony Theater in Mnssn- chusctls. Miriam Short is director of the .group nnd was dhlector of the Ok- hhoinn Curtain Club before goin" to ASTC. Mr. Rowlett nnd Mrs. Heed nre speech majors from ASTC. where they were members of Alpha ! J si Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCK- YADI1S. 'Sept. 27 .CUP)— W cckly livr.stook: Hoi:s, 15!); market steady with Friday. Top $23.50. Compared with • lust week, burrows nnd gilts !o.: to 50c lower; sows and stags mchnngcd. Cattle, 150; calves. 1(1: earmarked nor Monday. Compared with close :ist week, average fjcod and choice leers steady to 5flc lo',ver; common did medium and light good slaugh- rr steers 50c to $1.50 lower> good in<l choice heifers and mixed ycar- ines M? to 51 lower; common anil i cautions, thrifty woman .is looking lor new fall I dress that hns all the newest • : wrinkles. As long- as a womnn has one dress that looks like today in- .stend of last ycnr, she won't feel completely out of the style picture. The hubbuh that buz/.cd- around the longer skirt has ended, as it was inevitable from I he start, that it would end. Women have accepted it. . KKIJKIXION OVKIt But women are [nst falling into line. Ttie very fact (hut they have started ripping out hems and using facing to get the last passible (ptnrter-lncti of length on last sen- son's skirts is proo'f that the rebellion Is over. The battle of the hemline marie good summer reading, but it was medium SI to $1.50 oil; canncrs and I bound to end as soon ;is the wo- First postwar shipment of exports from Japnn since the reopening of international trade is .loaded aboard the SS President . - Fierce in Tokyo. The cargo, 234,731 pounds of silk, will ar- .rive In Seattle, Wash., and be trans-shipped to New York City. Omega, national dramatic fraternity. * o * Visitation Week Will Be Held Here All members of Uic church school of the First Methodist Church will he contacted during the Visitation Week which wil! ]>e conducted here next week, it wa. 1 announced lodav by the Rev. Allei D. Stewart, pastor. J. W. Adams Jr., hns been ap- »inted head of the drive for churcl 1 school attendance by I he Board of Education. This campaign will be held next week throughout, the World. f • 0 Mrs. Brigham Chosen As Personality of Week Mrs. N. W. Brigham of Columbus, Miss., formerly of nlytheville. was this week's personality of Hie "Do You Know" column in the Columbus Commercial Dispatch as the city's only woman pharmacist. Mrs. Brigham nntl her husband also formerly of Blylheville. moved to Columbus last year. She was born here and attended Blylheville High School, returning here to work three years in the pharmaceutical department of Owens Dru<; Store after receiving her Bachelor of Science degree from the Untvr- sity or Mississippi, Oxford. ri'ltprs 25c lower; other cows SOc to 75c lower; bulls 50c to 7:"in off; i'ealcr.s SI higher on choice; other ilcers SI higher: replacement steers mostly steady. Tops for the week; choice 1049 Ib. and fl!>2 Ib. steers. $32.50; choice 1130 Ib. steers; 31.50; :-hoicc 953 lb.s. mixed yearlings and heitVrs. S30.50 choice 817 Ib. .straight heifers. 520, good sows, $19; good beef bulls, $18.50; closing :op 518. Man Dies in Bridge Leap in Little Rock men hnd to express their feelings in action, instead of words. It is so much easier to say. wouldn't, be cnught rtcnd in n long skirt," tlmn it is to be caught alive in a short one when every other woman is wearing a long one. * * $ The U. S. Office of Education snys "about one-third ol the fires extinguished by municipal fire cic- •partmcnts could be put oiu with hand extinguishers." Rock, last night. There were n number of witnesses present, hut none could prevent the suitide. The man was identified by n cnrd in his pock- BY LARKY DALE (United I'rcss Staff Correspondent) MON'ROK, N. C.. Sept. 21. lUP> — Waller I Heath )Hannnond. 16, a .mllct lodged in his right lung, painfully described today how he wits 'tnlked into" a dnring daylight bun;< robbery that booinernngcd nnd netted Hammond and his companion only 91 cents. The youth was shot accidentally when his accomplice clubbed n frightened woman cnshier with bin pistol hull to make her tiuiet down. The trigger tripped nnd Hammond fell wounded. His companion, identified as Pete Bclk. n. fled in an automobile nf- 'er exchanging shots with Deputy Sheriff Walter Dultoii outside the imnll bank at nearby Peachland. only $13.114 N. C. (Belk was reported surrounded 94 cents, in a swamp last night. FBI agents u'c snitl to hnvc joined locnl an'l Union County officers in the .search for Belk. Hntnmond wns coughing blood nnd racked with pain but he wnnted to tell his story. It came out weakly: "Pete <Bclk) cnnie and got me n Rock Hill (S. C.) Thursday night. U first I thought lie wanted me to .K'lp him with the house. We got i]i The car atttl then he told me it was n bank job. • 1 wanted to back out but I was .ilraid to be 'chicken'." Hnmniond said he and Bclk changed plates on the car and then drove to Peachland. "There was a lot o! people and we waited for them to thin out. When we went in there WHS one mini still in the brink "I \vns scared." Tile Itj-yenr-old youth, who dropped out of school last year in the Civic Calendar SATURDAY Mississippi County Fair. MONDAY Junior Chamber of Commerce. 7:3<1 p.m. Snle.s Lecture 8 nt Hk;h School Auditorium. TUESDAY Lion's Club 12:15 p.m. American Legion—1 p.m. WEDNESDAY Kuvanis Club—12:10 p.m. Sales Lecture—8 p.m. High School Auditorium. THURSDAY Rotary Club—12:10 p.m. FRrDAY Senior High — Chicks vs. Little Rock—here. .Junior High Paps vs. Malvcrn there. Social Calendar MONDAY OEO Club _ M rs . joe Bill Mc- Hriney. Executive Committee of the Wo- sixth srndc. said "we had it all planned out but when thnt cashier (Mrs. Ola Redfern) saw us, she . started screaming and runnin? | men's Society of Christian Service around like n chicken with its head r or First Methodist Church 2 p.m. cut off. ' a t " lc church. "I forgot what to do. Then Pete I TUESDAY hit her over the hend with the butt ' Avnlon Bunco club Mrs. Rny- of n gun, and it went off. I didn". i mond Slinmlin. remember anything till I was in i clllb Ei Kht — Mrs. Charles Lang- the ambulance." j ston. Mrs. neclfern received a slight I Tri-Town Club — Mrs. John E. scalp wound when Hammond's com- i Clouse at the home of Mrs. Joe panion sKigKCd her. His tearful mother wept silently by his bedside when Hammond sni-l, "I didn't think f was gonna mnke it.. .but I think maybe I will now." Vice-president Baxter McRne of the bank snid the youths grabbed He got it all hack but If you vvant the condemnation or the community Just try being cureless. Kentucky Straight liourbon Whiskey Old Faithful j is back Evrnrd, 1011 West Main Si. WEDNESDAY Women's Foreign Missionary Society of First Church of the Nazarene 2 p.m. at the church. THURSDAY Octette club — Mrs. J. C. Ellis Sr. Mid-Week Bridge club — Mrs. J. Louis Cherry. I Assault and Armed Race In $100,000 Event Today NEW YORK, Sept. 27. (.UP) — Calumet Farm's Armed, hailed as the handicap champion lust sen- son, stood ready 10 defend his title against King Ranch's Assault in their $100,000 match race at Bel- inont Park today but there figures , to he little glory in the race for the tough little gelding. If Armi/d wins, they'll say he beat a cripple,'and if he doesn't they'll say he couldn't handle a three-legged horse. For Assault, his rival in what once was hailed as the "race of the century", twice was reported lame this week, prompting Ashley T. Cole, chairman of the New York Racing Commission, to rule that no betting would be permitted on the mi!e-and-a-quarter special. Too Late to Classify Household Goods Hnve on Imnct now: Automatic Home Bemltx Wnsher. oil stovcis. tluo Therm stove. Electric i-oofc sttwc- Trchtc top hot water heater. !">]!co rerrltienUoi. Ucndlx Ironei-. rite IroncM. Ktock of Philco ratlins. Kitchen cabinets. Phllco deep Trec-*- c-i-s. Also WHlyr. Jeep Denier. Oeorge Ap|}llanui' niul Auto Co. Luxora. Ark. Phono 87 I 9:27-|ik-IO,13 : Business Opportunities | Rrspotlslble person to become clistri- '. bu:or and operator for the sfnsa- tkmal nexv coUi-operxtt-ccl Red-Ball miifhliH 1 . Testimonial letters show I income nr sno.on \vk. for slnicle Kanic. i linmetiliue investment of S1.675 to £X?50 rrcjulrcd. If riunlifted. Klvc phone number and iiclclress. ISox D. Courlov Ne\vs. Continuous Shows. Every Day Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN 8:00 a.m. 12:15 p.m t:3« Also Black Lahcl—DO Proof Barrett Hamilton, Inc. Distributors, Little Itock LITTLE ROCK. Sept. 27. (UP) — Funeral services for 05-year-old Homer L. Tyler of ICIvina. Mo., were et, which also i>ore the name of being delayed in Little Hock todny, Mrs. Archie Shcrrell of Klvmn. Mo. until police could contact survivors. The man jumped from (he Main Street bridge which joins the cities of Little Hock and North Little According to police. Tyler was poorly dressed and had liltte money in his pockets. They could nnd no note of explanation. Arizona's Painted Desert. « stretch of vividly banded earth of yellow, red, magenta and mauve sands beneath an azxire sky. extends for 300 miles along the Little Colorado River. ,* FARM £ LOANS Rome Office, Newark, N. J. tONCTZHM ntOMPT CLOMMO LOW MAT! CMX, WHITE OR Sit ' RAY WORTHINGTON 115 S. Third St^ Btytherllte, Ark. Scrrtac Thta BtcUon » Tewt AtOwtifd Maroron Loo* SoMdm- for TM FlUMNTlAt ISSUANCE COMFANT OF AMERICA "Take your choice, lady . . . you go either (o the Klythevillc fire department or to SEAY MOTOR COMPANY-" COATS SUITS ^ DRESSES Sizes 2-6x All 1/2 Price TOT SHOP 110 So. 2nd St. Phone 2308 BITTER SERVICE SYCAMORE HOUSE Ark-Mo State Line ^ SPECIAL FOR SUNDAY + ROAST CHICKEN DINNER — with dressing, creamed potatoes, fresh- Cro/cn F.nplish Peas and Cranberry Sauce Also our regular dinners . . . Crappic, Catfish Steaks, Fried Chicken clc. Regular Low Prices. Home Hakes Pits Fresh Coconul Cake Boi Office Opens at 7:90 P7B. Show Starts 7:15 p.m. Opens Sunday 1:00; Start* 1:11 Continuous Shows Sat. and San. Bargain Night Everj Night Eictirt Satnnlar N-> piM« honored on Bandar M the Saturday Ritz Box Office Opens at 10 a.m. Saturday 10 Show Mlnrls ill 10:in Silver Range ir with Johnny Mack Hrown Continuous Sliov.'mg 'lil 11:3Q p.m. Serial: "The Yfgitanlc** No. 1 anil Short Sunday »i«l Monti*? mm Saturday Sun Valley Cyclone with Bill Kllinlt nnd Bobby Blake Conl'd Shows Sat. 12:30 to 11:30 Sunday and Monday LAUGHS at MICKEY ROONEY LEWIS STONE Serial: "Black Widow' and Short Fox New? and Selected Short ComroBom 8h»wtn» 8«n. 1:15 U t Paramount News and Short Also Shorts Contiouoiu Show Sun. 1:15-11:4* COMING SOON TO THE RITX THEATHK THE FARMER'S DAUGHTER «'"' i.orella Young ami Joseph Cotlcn MY FAVORITE 11IUINF.TTE vith Bob llnpc and Dorothy Lnmour SINBA1) THE SAII.OK with I)oug- Fafrbanks. Jr.. ami Maureen O'llara Fall Opening GEM THEATRE ilfc, Ark. Sunday nnd Monday Riders of the Lone Star with Charles Starrclt Cartoon—The Coo-Coo Bird Serial—The Sea Hound No. 1 and Short Continuous ShrminK Sat, 12:30-11:3* Continuous Showing Sun. l:3t-U:M

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