The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 10, 1947 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 10, 1947
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"W PAOB TWO BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COUKIER NEWS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1947 Imlly WluMi, Society Editor Phone 4461 ;Mrs. Atkinson ... ; Named President : Of UDC Chapter : tin. O«»n Atkfntor. will wtve u ' prwldeat of Elliott Fletcher Chap- .ter of kh« United Daughters of the Confederacy following her election and installation at a meeting yesterday .afternoon at h« home on It. J0cn»r ofAcarc nvned wti'c Mrs. JC"O. ROM, flrat vice pr«iident; Mrs. A.. M. Butt, Mcond riot president; 10*. W. I. p»nton, ttcretary, Mrs. , Own, treasurer: Mrs. Mnr- cui Emrd, r«l«*r<ir and Mrs. M. historian. officers were installed bv Jtn. Jamet B. Clark, retiring, after ttX jre*n u president. She also spoke to welcome new officers and to thank members for their cooperation during her presidency. -Mra. Atkinson 'selected commlt- Ui ' members to serve this year and the hospitality committee, Mrs. Clark, Mrs. Loy Welch and Mrs. Green. announced their program for events. The organization voted to continue having four sca- sphal luncheons each year. ^Forming a setting for the 16 mem- bfrs present were unusually efTec- tlye. arrangement* of mixed flowers, featuring two large bouquets in autumn 1 hues. , '. /.A salad plate was served. .-'TV ' * • 4 Bunco Club Party Given by Mrs. Nail ,*>-... ':;Mrs: Byron Nail was hostess last Slight to membes of thc GNB Club and another guest, Mrs. Alvin,iano. Mrs- Herman Hoffman became a new member. 'rCCuring' 'he games Mrs. Lane won highland Mcs. Hoffman won low. Bunco, prize went to Mrs. Joe F. Frailer. ' Chuvcli Layman's League Has Fish Fry at Park Th» Layman's Leagus oi First Christian Church, made up of men of the church, held a Itsh fry !«•>'. night at Walker Pail: The 24 r.tombcrs r.ncl guests present weie sorveti fish prepared by W. O. Guerln and Jim Stovall and afterward a brief business session was liL'lrt with A. L. Mason, president. In charge, The orifanizKllnn voted xuian!- ntously to accept'n; Its next project the furnishing of tha pastor's study In the new church. Plan-s v.'erc also made for a men's quartet within the league. Following routine reports. the next meeting wns tentatively, s-hc- <Uiled to be held In the new church building. Mid-Week Club Party Given by Mrs. Cherry Mrs. Baker Wilson and Mrs. M. A. Isaacs played bridge yesterday with members pf the MI<l-Week Club when Mrs J. I/oi|ls Cherry entertained the group with the first Fall luncheon. Effective arrangements of roses and autumn (lowers decorated Hie home at HOT Main St., for the occasion. Luncheon was served at smnll tables In the living room. In bridge games, Mis. M. O. Us- rcy and Mrs, Wilson won prizes. Bits of News At The Hospitab BLV'l'flKVlM.E HOSl'ITAL Admitted: Hobcrt Rushing, cooler, Mo. Mrs. P. E. Cooley, city. LXsnilsscd: Joe Rinse!!,' city. Mrs. Marvin Hall and baby, LIIK- ora. \ Bobby Joe Dennis, cooltr. Mrs Bill Harding, city. WALLS HOSPITAL Dismissed: Judv Norman, Luxoru. Herbert Murff. city. Mrs. b. G. Blackard and baby, city. BAPTIST HOSPITAL, Memphis Dismissed: Mrs. J. M. Wilkinson. Leachvllle. Oscar Wlseinnn, Wilson. Rufu.s Turner, Osccola. Elizabeth Scott. Manila. Bir.TlIODIST HOSPITAL, Memphis Dismissed: Mary Ann Ellis, Osccola. .. '-The hostess served » -sandwich plate and coflee. ' ' p ' ' " • • * Mrs. Hill Entertains Octette Club, Guests •": When Mrs. James Hill Jr., cnter- 'tained . yesterday with a dessert .luncheon, guests were fellow mem- 'bers of the Octette Club and Mrs Charles Rodgers of Gulfport, Miss house guest of her sister, Mrs. Elina Armstrong; Mrs. John McHaney and ,Mrs. V. O. Holland. The group 'played bridge during the afternoon with high score prize Tommy Robertson Named "Prettiest" at Supper Tommy itobcrlsou was voted the "prettiest girl present" last night when the Lone Oak Methoclisi Church had a pie supper. Proceeds from the suppri \vll help send n delegate from the church to the National Yon Lit Conference to be held nt Cleveland, Ohio, Dec. 31 to Jan. 2. Carl Ro- crLson is the delegate. Two Sisters Will Go To Brownsville, Tenn. An extra special weekend is in slorp for three Blytheville women. They arc sister's Mrs. Edwin Robinson 'imd Mrs. E. M, Terry and Mrs. Terry's daughter. Mrs. A.-R Welenkamp, who will go to Brownsville, Tenn., to join three other sisters of thc former two—including one they have not seen in 30 years She Is Mrs. William Lewis Pennsylvania. They will be guests of Mrs. J. L. Blnford and making the circle of five sisters complete will be Mrs. A. Smith. Committee is Named it Circle Meeting Caruthersville Host to District Meet Of Club Women With 350 Attending CARUTHEHSVILLE, Mo., Oct.'went on the tour, which included war planning, Mr». o. O. White,' Ninth District ofdcers are: Mrt. Perryville; press and publicity, Mrs.! stnink. Cape OIrarde«u, president; A. C. Mercier,. Perryville; public' . WGlfnrc, Mis. O. L. Silencer, Benton; special projects, Mrs. C. E. Mrs. wlhonah Pence, Marble Hill, flisl vice-president; Mis. John Kiefner, Perryvllle. s<;cond vlce- Mis. A. p. Bevlnii of Rlpley, Tenn,, >as arrived here to be the guest I her daughter, Mr«. Jim England and Mr. England and family. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Brewer and Mrs. Charles Ferguson of Smlth- going to Mrs. Cleo Langston and second to Mrs. C. F. Tucker. * « ' * ' Jolly Eight Members Guests of Mrs. Huey Mrs. N. H. Blake more was hostess yesterday afternoon to members '•r.'tt th e Jolly Eight club. /**/ ! . 1 -* During the games high scoriTwas won by Mrs.,,Richard . Prltchar and second hwh'; by Mrs! , J. o HUey. Mrs, Grovp-" Wren won rool: The home was attractively d torated with dahlias and tubc- tOKS. The hostess served pie and coffee for refreshments. + * ' * ' Kentuckian. is Guest ' • At Bridge'tunchepiv'. Mrs. U AlbHtton' of Paducah, Ky., houseguest "of -Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Leech, was a luncheon guest yesterday when Mrs. A. O. Uttle entertained Thursday: Luncheon Club and Mrs. w.- J. Wundcrlich and Mrs. T. E.'-BIack were also guecU. -," '." .'-'.'. '••'•' BouquiU of ro«§ were attractively arranged throughout entertaining rooms of the home 'and. the dining table was ceniefeti with a bououet of ro*s in a out crystal bcwl. Prlas during .the gamei were won by Mrs. J. A. IXx*, high, snrt Mra. 0, W. ArtHek, second. • • » ; Carolyn Kidd Honored With Birthday Party Happy birthday'to Carolyn Ktdd! The bloMte-halred and brown-eyei! dfiyjhttr of the Rev. »nd Mrs. Harvey T. S!dd wae t-liee years old jtsterdiy and 10 celebrate '-he occ«*)on hey mother entertained wl'.h i party tor Carolyn «nd 10 other children, members cl the •ame Sunday .School Class Oeccmlons RMTltd out i Hal- lowe'en theme and adding to tha gay atmocnher* Ters balloons in Tirid colors. Osrolyn wore a blue dress .with «y«let trim and a blue hair bow for the 5«rty. Retreshments Included the tradition ill birthday cake. photography, and turcs around the house calculated to prove his wife A nominating committee to elect: W as a poor house- fciers for the. coming year w,is I k( . e|]er . one pic nmecl nt this week's meeting o( i mc was O f t nc Circles One and Two of Calvn-~ k | tc i lcn slnk , fl ,n Dnptlst Church. of presumably dlr- Mnbcl Lunsford. president, j i v o Is lies The vas In charge or the meeting, i oilier w«s of n Mrs. 11. W. Burnett was in charge ' bedroom with the of the program and others partlci- bc( i s lmmadc nnc j „ mtlng were Mrs. Cecil Jackson, Mrs.: c | 0 thj, 1K strewn on Dee Webster. Mrs. Don Aycock and tno no or took some and, Ky., will be the •' weekend, uests or Dr. and Mrs. W. F. Brewer! Chuck Black, formerly of Blythe- Ille. has returned to Ills home In Union City. Tenn,, after visiting 'rlends here and Iri Memphis. Mrs. W. H. StovJtl has returned loinc after spending .several day* In Fayettevillc as the guest of her son, W. H. Stovall Jr., and Mr*. Stovall. Mr. Stovall Jr., U a senior at the University of Arkansas, Mrs. Baker Wilson, Mrs John W Thomas, Mrs.' Margaret Mahan Bell and the W. J. Wimderllqhs were among Blytheville people In Jonesboro last night for the Pa- poose-Jonesljoro football game. Mrs. Fred Warren spent yesterday in Dyersburg, Tenn., as guest of her brother, C. C. Lee and Mrs, Lee. Mrs. Charles Roue is spending the week In *Fayetl«ville as guest of her daughter, Mrs. Alex Curt's. and Mr. Curtis. Mrs. Edna James and George Knit/ of Tell City, Ind., have returned to their home as being here for the funeral of their sister, Mrs. A. S. Dcen, who died Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. .Herman Hoft and son, Bill, are spending a two-weeks vacation In Llttl* Rock, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Broke and daughter had as their guest today Mrs. Droke's sister, Mrs. R. N. Townsend of Memphis, Miss Mnrthn Stewart, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. A. D. Stewart of niythcvlllo, Is one of thc more than 50 members of the Pretheolog Fellowship at Hcndrix College, according to an announcement by the Rev. J. S. Upton, Hcndrlx professor of religion and sponsor of the group. Tlie organization Is made up of students preparing for the ministry and other forms of full- senior, was a Methodist Youth Director at Jonesboro last summer Mrs. Elma Armstrong has as her houscguest for a few days her sister, Mrs. Charles Rodgers of Gulf port, Miss. 10 — Th« Thirty-ninth Annual Convention of the Ninth District of the Missouri Federation of Women's Clubs opened yesterday with approximately 250 delegates and visitors present from the 72 clubs In the 2Z counties that th» Ninth District embrace*. Mrs. L. H. Strunk, Cap* Girar- dcau, president of the Ninth District, presided at the first business session. Appearing on me program were Mrs. Guy E.' MIchle of Caruthersville; Mrs. O. L. Spencer, Benton; The Rev. Wayne W. Gray, Caruthersville; Mrs. Clara Bigham, Ca Marriage License* The following couples obtained larrlagc licenses yesterday at the fflce of Miss Elizabeth Blythe, ounty clerk: Recce Woolen and Miss Annie Elizabeth Martin, both of Blythe- llle; Roy Murphy and Mrs. Rosa 'artain, both of Dover; and Curtis Terry and Miss Martha Harris, both f Lepanto. We the Women BY KUTl! MII.LETT NEA Slaff Writer The defendant in ati Iowa divorc case used his hobby or amateur iVme'Ve'ngioUB Ve'rvlceTMiss Stewart Kulh Mllletl mmeu Mrs. Limsford. Mrs. Jim England javc the devotional: Prayers were given by Mrs. Enir- t and. Mrs. Plens Rambo. Mrs. J. w.' romlinson, Mrs. B. C. Germany and , Mrs. Roy Smith. Teh Negroes Die in Fire In Chicago, ^oop CHICAGO. Oct. .40. .(UP1—Ten Negroes were killed early today when a fire, suspected as the work of an arsonist, swept through their crowded tenement in tht> blight are.i just Northwest of Chicago's loop. Thirteen others were injured. The Red Cross announced immediately after the fire that 15 oersons had- been, killed but police rid [ire officials sairt a careful check at the moi-giie and In the building showed only 10 bodies. The fire was discovered abmit midnight by William C. Corruthoro, the building janitor, who said hy was awakened by the odor of srn'V - Tlie first alarm was turned in at 12:08 a.m. . Let's hope that Kind of amateur j photography docsn't catch on. There is probably not a husband In the country who couldn't, at times, take some candid camera shots that would mortify the wltc. Sinks do get filled with dirty dishes., belongings, do get scattered, around a h«use;*eds arenValwtqP mndc the minute they become..unoccupied. 1 ' . >' On-the other hand, a wife wouldn't find it- hard to get a lew snapshots "proving" her husband is les» thnn perfect. ••: HAS ITS 1'KOPEK PLACE Amateur photography tins added a lot lo fuinlly life. Those snapshots showing the family at Its best—Dad In his ollicer's uniform. Mama in her Easter outfit, Junior under the Christmas tree—are saved and treasured a lifetime. Taken out occasionally and passed around thc family group, they - bring back vivid memories of happy days. i So It seems a shame the family camera has been used to record a sorry sido of family life. 1 Court Awards Calf Before It's Born SAVANNAH, Ga. (UP)—Munici pal Court Judge Columbus A. Alex under will have to wait for a bovhi blessed event before a Solomon like order or his can be obeyed. Alexander settled a dispute be tween two Negroes over ownershi of a cow bv awarding one complain ,ant » : ,5 al( " which had not even ar '• : -liriiiies Bowen andf^nceWrlgi ,b6th'elalmcd"the same'' cofevTr woman said she reared,the cow to Horace (or half interest, the bought his Interest (or »10. Horac said It wasn't so. : When the judge found that th cow was in "an.Interesting condl tlpn," he asked Frances if she' lie willing to give trie calf to Hor ace. Frances said etre would, excep- for one thing: "Suppose," she asked, has twins?" 'the co RICH CREAM uthcrsville; Mrs. 11, Fannlngton; R. K. Bos- Mrs. E T " _ Carlo-ton, Farmlngton; war service,' president: Mrs, Wm. A. Heyde, visits to th* principal buildings, Mrs - Newtr Jennings, Dexter; bonds Jr., Jackson, third vice ^resident; ' ' ' ' and stamps, Mrs S. L, Hunter, Mrs Richard Beall, Maiden, r«- New Madrid; consumer problems'cording secretary; Mrs. Metz chc/- alllncwrodt, Prederlcktown;" Mrs. N. Dunlop, Rlveimines; Roscoe Pierce, Caruth- sville; i Mrs. Frank Schulte, keston; Mrs. A, A. Bollack, Cape irardeau; Miss Marjorle Ashcraft, aruthcrsville. Mrs. Jiigham. president of the Ca- uthcrsville Club, gave the address welcome, and the Caruthersville tgh school girls' Quartet offered ocal selections. The principal ad- ress wns given by Dr. A. C. Mag- professor of chemistry, State ollege, Cape O.irardeau, who poke on "Science and You." After the afternoon session, lur o( the city was taken under ircctlon of Floyd Patterson, sec-i etary of the Chamber of Com- icrce Approximately one-hundred schools, churches, and to cotton glnj, the Southeast Missouri compress, and the Chris-Craft Boat Manufacturing plant. Banquet in Methodist Church The banquet was held In the Methodist Church, with Mrs. J. Thos. Markey, general convention chairman, presiding. The invocation was by Mrs. Floyd Brower, with Floyd Barnhart offering vocal selections. On the night 'program, Elmer Peal delivered the welcome, with Mrs. John .Kiefner, Perryville, re spending. The principal address of their session was' given by Mrs. Monell DeRelgn,' Cnruthersville', president of the Missouri Stale Federation, Subject was, "Tne World Enters." ' One of the features.'on the evening program was-singing by the District Chorus, under direction .->! Miss Ashcraft. This - chorus hac been selected from arnbpg talented singers of the delegates and visitors attending the 'two-day con vcntlon,' and presented an exceller. program. -.'•.' After (he session, a reception was held at trie Publl* Library, wlieri. those attending saw an, 'Arts, and Crafts Exhibit arranged by the SeMo.Club of this city. Mrs. F. S. Petty; president of the local Music Club, an'd .a committee served refreshments; and the receiving line Included •• Mi's. DeReign, • state president, Mrs. Alva Ellis. Golden City, third: vice-president of the State Federation; 'and state chairmen,- district officers, and district chairmen; , The Friday- session convened at 9:30 a, m. and thosct'participating on this program included Mrs Clyde Graham, Poplar Bluff; and district chairmen as follows: Mrs. J. S. Berryman, Piedmont; post Mrs. Robert Kneibert, Haytl. Sessions Knd with Luncheon . ry, .Kcnnelt, corresponding secrt- (ary; Mrs. U. L. Jones, Piedmont, The two-day meeting ended at treasurer. noon with a luncheon at which! The theme 'or the convention. Mrs. George w. Brown, president' around which all programs or the Caruthersville seMo Club, presided. Mrs. Alva Ellis was the principal speaker at this luncheon, siwaklng on "Know Thyself." others taking part on the program were the Rev. Floyd Brower, Caruthersville; Floyd Patterson, Caruthersville; Mrs. Metz Cherry, Kennett; and Mrs. L. H. Btrunk, district president, ' • business sessions were built, was "Tlie Clubwoman's Role In the World or Tomorrow." Pavors at the social gatherings were based on cotton, Pemlscot County's principal crop, with handmade corsages or cotton bolls,, and miniature cotton bales being K«- sentcd the guests, and vocal programs included plantation song* and southern airs. Continuous Shows Every Day > Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KI.CN S:M a.m. 11:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Lttt Time Todcr California with Ray Mllland and Barbara Stanwyck Selected Shorn Continuous Showing Everyday Saturday size MOW only S3.00 size noiv only $1.95 Vcs! You can buy tliis famous Tussy niclit cream and save, too! Dryncss, rotiglincss-cvcn fatigue shadows leiul lo fade away u hen you use this luxurious emollient. Gel youn today and give your skin all ihcse beamy benefits. Don't wail. Sale lasls only a limited time. WOOD'S DRUG STORE 221 W. Main Phone 507 Serial: "Th« ViKllante" No. I and Short Cont'd Shom Sat. 12:3« to 11:10 Sunday and Mondar News »nd Shorts Cont. Showint Sunday 1:15-11:00 H tn Action Today Washer Mod.l 200C 199.5H ONE washer that can be TWO. Washes clothes and dishes at the flick of a dial. Mod^MO 99.50 • Ironi • Fordi to cEo«*tiii* One touch o/ a &ingk kne«- control and you're GLAD- IRONING. No backaches.,, no pressing down.-.Gladiron'B motor does all the work. FoMe up ... rolls easily from room to room. Immediate Delivery A FEW HARD TO GET ITEMS JUST RECEIVED: Hotpoint ELECTRIC WATER HEATERS 40-52-66-86 Gallon Capacity Hotoomt ELECTRIC RANGES BICYCLES Shipment of 4 and 2 inch Soil Pipe and Fitting* Won't Last Long HURRY! Blan Heath Auto & Horn* Supply 419 W«t Main Phon. 828 JUST RECEIVED! No. 1 Holland Grown Bulbs HYACINTHS, TULIPS KING ALFRED JONQUILS Hyacinthi and Tulips in all Colors! NOW IS THE IDEAL TIME FOR PLANTING THESE BULBS. The FLOWER SHOP Glencoe Hotel Bldg. Phone 4491 Box Office Opens 6:30; Show Starts 6:45 Opens Sunday 1:04; Starts 1:15 Continuous Shows Sut. and Sun. Bargain Night Every Night Except Saturday No passes honored an Sunday at the Roxy Last Time Today SMOKY with Fred MacMurray and Ann Baxter Selected Short Subjects Trail to Mexico •Black- Widow 1 and Short ConL Showing Sat. 12:30-11:30 Fully jewelled movements in rolled gold- plate cases, modern styles with flexible bracelets to match. Sunday and Monday Buy Now... Pry nnl yttr! Fox News and Selected Short Contin. Showing Sun. 1:30-11:30 Coming to the GEM THEATRE Excellency^ models; also solid gold Bulov* watcher Sat. and Sun. Oct. 11-12 I Blytheville, Ark. The finest Elgin mod els ever made GUARD'S JEWELRY STORE Conl'd Shows S»t. CaMInvnu 8hn Admbwlon Adult* Z5c, Tax Incl. Children »c

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