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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, October 18, 1947
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BATORDAT, OCTOBER 18, 1947 BLTTHEVTLL1 '(ASKJ Emily Wixson, Society Editor eutd, Phone 4461 Schools Discussed At P. E. 0. Meeting "Arkansas Schools" was (lie subject of Mrs. James Roy's speech at a luncheon meeting of Chapter N, j P. E. O. Sisterhood yesterday when j Mrs. Farmer England and Mrs. Har- j ry Kirby were hostesses at the Kir- I J>V home. i ^'Mrs. Roy discussed the University! of Arkansas. Fayettevllle. y>artlcu-| larly Ihe Law College of which she! is a graduate. She also lolri the' history and the work of the Negro i College at Pine Bluff. In speaking of the colleges of Arkansas. Mrs. Roy told of Ihe founder's purposes In establishing the schools. Mrs. L. E. Old presided at the meeting, at which n members were present. | Mrs. n, F. KirBhncr also spoke at i Ihe meeting. She gave a report on Ihe Supreme P. E. O. Sisterhood Convention which she recently at-i tender! in Los Angeles. Mrs. kirsh- nrr was appointed chairman of the' Fdueatlonal Loan Fund Board which is a national committee The living room of the homc'was decorated wtih bouquets of pink i roses and in the dining room and sun room bouquets of roses and snapdragons In the P. E . O colors yellow nnd white, were used. Patty Skelton Wed To Jesse Lucy Here ^, The marriage of Miss Patty Skelton, daughter of Mr. and M-« George Skelton. to Jesse Lucv son of Mrs. J. w. Lucy, is announced today. The wedding was performed Saturday night by Justice of the Peace P. E. Cooley. Mrs. Lucy a-as !>rariiiatcd from ihe Eagle Beauty School and now is employed by Janices Beamy Shop. Mr. Lucy was graduated from ni.vtheville High School and now is connected with Southwestern Bel! Telephone Co. They are making their home at. 315 N. Fifth St. Osceola Homecoming Queen Bits of News Miss Betty Jeannle Scherer, who Is a sludent at Southeast Missouri Stale Teachers College at Qa|ie Ohardeaii, Mo,, lias arrived home lo spend several days with her parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Cornelius Bcher- er. Margaret Truman Sings Before Large Audience . oci. u. CUPI M«»lo critics aK r«<i (winy that. Margtm Tntmnn, who ch«rn«d nn kUdlencr or J.60Q wllh her Irst song ifclml l«4t night, itlll hml « lojii road |o (r».v«l Ixfor, realizing her umbilion to ilnx In o|>cr». The ci'lllM u-n-f not lursh. R«- hfr, th«y conceded reluctantly that. .... .,.„., v.'owuru teiucianuy tnai Mr. nnd Mr,. J. B. Williams and "'' ft""! 6 ' bl ""<|« daughter ot Ihi in, Ronnie, »nd Mrs. Frank Se*y ' , , |U n " dprt mor « " n <l oe«« id i»/i .,..i»,i.,, .„ training. two Men arc Hosts At Men's Club Dinner Miss Georgia Amiable was crowned Osceola nigh School Homecoming queen at the kick-off of last night's game with Rector she was crowned by Bobby Dean Reid, acting captain, and presented a huge bouquet of gold chrysanlheimims tied with purple riuuon, the high .school colors. Homecoming events Included specialties t»y the school band aiio fireworks. In the float, contest, first prize went to the filth grade mid i arrive tomorrow for n visit-. wlj'l two second prizes to thc sophomores and first grade i Dr nn<l Mrs . w - F - Brewer. The queen's ten maids were Ann Driver, Catherine Pope. June ^ """ Ml ' S ' Marl °" Roberts. Peggy Chiles, Mary Anne Brartshaw. 'janet Jue, Ann White. CaLu Driver, Nancy Driver and Dorothy Moore. so and children, left yesterday for Memphis to spend the weekend. They went down especially to at- lend the Arkansas-Texa* football I same, Miss Betty Woodson. who la a student nt the University nf Arkansas, Fayetteville. arrived home yesterday to spend the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mr». E. D. Woodson, and lo attend the football fiam P | n Memphis. Miss Pat Wilson Is spending the weekend in Memphis with relatives. She is n student at Southeast Missouri stale Teachers Col- lefic at Cape Girardeati. Mr. and Mrs. Eldorls I'ickelt of Washington, D. C,, are Ihe parenis of a son who lias been named Phillip Owinn. Mrs. Plckett wns before her marriage Miss Llla Owinn of Memphis. Mr. Pickett formerly made his home in niylhevllle and is the son ol Mrs. Bertha Plckett. Mr. and Mrs, James Cieorpe of Massillon, Ohio., are Ihe weekend guests o( Mr. and Mrs. Farmer Ens- land. They arc attending ihe ball Bnine today in Memphis. Mrs. o. Shonyo. who underwent an eye operation earlier this week at Memphis Ear, Eye, Nose, aim Throat hospital, plans to return home Tuesday. Mrs. J. J. Johnston. who has been in Memphis with her, returned home last night. The daughter bom Thursday at Walls Hospital lo Mr, and Mrs. Paul Hay lias been named Ho- bccca Jaiic. Mrs. Hay Is the former Miss Vanlla Campbell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. T Campbell. She Is thc couples' first child. Mr. and Mrs, Gilbert Stacy miri daughter. Polly, of Little Rock will iBurdetle Women Hear Musical Program At Meet C. L. Smith and Earl Wildy were dinner hosts Thursday night'to the Jlln TompkIns was program Men's Club or First Lutheran churr'i ' lea<icr when the Burcictte Parent- at the former's home'near Leach- ' Teac her Association met Wetlnes- vilte. ' | day afternoon. The subject was The newly-organized cluh met to i " Varlcty in Education", and it .. i stressed the importance of music. discuss plans for financing the church's building program. Several ideas were presented, but no definite action was taken, pending the architect's final figures on t-he cast of construction. I" connection with the discussion of financing the building program of First Lutheran church. Welriou Nebel read an essay entitled. "Proportionate Giving", which stressed the Bible plan of giving -as God !ia.s prospered him" for each individual At the of the business scs- , sior, the men of the club enjoyed f^>- period of recreation. Herman Hoffman and Mr. Nebel will be hosts to the club at the November meeting. * • * Many in Jonesboro For Football Game Come rain or shine nothing could have stopped the many Biylheville. fans who saw the game between Blytheville and Jonesboro last night. Among the many seen were- Mr. and Mrs. R, C. Allen, Mr. and Mrs. Farmer England. Mr and Mrs. E. R. Mason, Mr. and Mrs. K-endall Berry and sons. James Nierstheimer. Billy Hyde. Bill Banister, Mr. and Mrs. Lcor, Oenning, t. R Smith, Hay wood Hardy. Finis Ha ray, Mr. an d Mrs. Woodrow Hardy. Claude Kolwy.'k Randall Hawks. Mts s Iva Seay Floyd Seay, George Clark. Mr. and Mr.s. Melvin Halscll. Mr. aiH Mrs Harry W. Haines. Mr. !>nd Mrs E B. Gee. Frank wllworih. Mr and jaMrs. R, H. Kirby. Billy Bconc, l^xjuis Isaacs. Larry Kneis. Mr. and Mrs. W p prrar Mr ^ Mr.s. Murray Smart. Mr. and Mrs Lloyd Stickmon, Mayor and Mrs E. R- Jackson, Mr. ami Mr-, Forest Moore. Mr. and Mrs Hari'y Mrs. Hilton Stevenson discussed the importance of music and a piano solo was given by Mabel Lynn Crook. Two vocal selections were presented by Peggy Lloyd. Mrs. Clayton Holder read the president's message and Mrs. Grin Alexander's room won first prize in the attendance count. The group voted to have a pie supper next Thursday night anu committees were appointed. Following thc business sessUin the hostesses, Mrs. Murray McHaffey and Mrs. Walter " Lu'e.s, served refreshments. i Graduates Arc Honored At Church With Tea ! A tea was given in the nursery ! room of the new First Christian Church yesterday afternoon honoring recent graduates of the Nursery | Department. Mrs. C. A. Taut, superintendent of the Ntirsey Department, and Mrs. R. L. Dernnan received the 40 : guests, including mothers and , children. ] Terry Wetenkamp unrl Pamela Cra f ton presided at the refreshment table which was a small table draped with n white ciitwork table cloth. Thc cotor scheme of pink nnd blue was used throughout. the room. Gifts of toys and books were brought by thc mothers to be used in the Nursery 'Department. The new room has been decorated with Bridge Party Given By Mrs. Linclsey Driver OSCEOLA. Oct. 18.'— Mrs. Lindsey Driver wa.s hostess to four tables of guesus with a bridge dinner Thursday night at her home on Pecan Street. Predominating in Ihc effective flower arrangements throughout the home were pink and red roses. Miss Myra Jean Obcrmiller won first prize in bridge games while i second high went, to Miss E.lrza- i beth Ballon and low to Mrs Billy Ayres. i ! pink organdie I grass rugs. curtains and woven CBC Club Entertained iWith Afternoon Party ; Mis. TxMidrnnle Fowler wa.s j hostess to members of thc CBC i Club nt her home yesterday and j another guest besides memher.s wa.s ; Mr.s. I,. D. Smith. i Mrs. Paul Byrllm won hign score .' and Mr.s. o. O. Elkins reccivrd [ second. Rookn prize went 10 Mrs j A. A. Hardy. i The home u-as riccoratcn with i roses and Fall flowers in mixed Harvest Supper Held At Promised Land Church The 32nd Annual Harvest Supper at the Promised Land Methodist, Church was held Wcdncsclay night. Mrs. Mamie Godwin, dent of the Women's Society of Christian Service stater! timt approximately 300 people attended the supper and S3H was net profit. The proceeds will be u.sed by the congregation is supplying needs of the Yarbro-Promiseri Methodist Parsonage, and repairing and remodeling the Promised Land Church. At a recent business meeting, Clarence Moore was elected Sunday School superintendent succeeding Mnrcxis Gnincs, who hns served as superintendent for the past eight vears. and .son. Hill, who Is A .;tii«tmt nt the University of Arkansas, D,-s. Car! and Edna Nies, Mr. and Mrs. M, A. Issacs, Mrs. John n. Thomji.s. mid Mr. and Mrs. Chris Tomklns were in Memphis today to attend the Arkansa-s-'rexas football game. Mrs. Floyd Seay [tnd sou. Bobby, arc .spending the weekend In Lcachville as Riiests of her parenis, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Webster. Mrs. p. E. Black will leave tomorrow for St. Louis where she will spend several days visiting her sisters, Mrs. Roy W, Harper and Mrs. W. M. Robinson. Charley Nick and Rtchnrd Rose, students at the University of Arkansas, have arrived home to spend thc weekend with their parents. Mr. ajid Mrs. R. C. Rose Jr., of Roseland. They will attend the University of Arkansas and Texas game today In Memphis. .. r Mr. find Mrs. C. A. Cunningham have gone to New Orleans to spend a week. They went especially lo attend the "Woodmen ofHhe World" convention. Rev. Cleaver to Speak At Morning Service 'Hie Rev. Ben Hill cleaver of Cape oirardeau. Mo., will be the Sliest speaker at the First Christian Church tomorrow morning at 10:50 o'clock. The Rev. Cleaver is a retired minister of the Disciples of Christ and is serving Christian churches nt Charleston and Matthews, Mo. The morning worship hour will be conducted In the Assembly Hall on the ground floor of the new building until the completion of the sanctuary which is expected in another week. The evening training hour will be conducted at B:30 p. m. fir children and young people J. P. Garrott, superintendent of 'evening training will he In charge. >8. They said she had a nice, »we*t •nice. They said u, »howe<i tlashea 'f quality at Uir Bl« Syria Motque here, where the nenr-capaclly audience heard her lyric-coloratura voice, but: 'What a pity," iuli>h l<wando, PIM.slHirgh Press music critic wrote, "for here Is a striving. Intelligent, talented girl, with all lha world be- ! fore her, experiencing the wor«t nt experlencei — incomplete and In- lequate giildnnce." If Miss Tiuniiin or her nuuic Instructor, Mr.v Margaret Stickler, realised the outcome of the recital, thev showed no nepreMlon. tfiptisti of Arkansas indorse Hytheville Idea More than two full P*IM of thin w»»k« la-put* |wi« nf Irw Arkan-i •« Itaptisl. official .1.1* p,r»r for Ihe denomination, wart devoted lo material ajMmbUd in Hythrvll!« for a ihort «euw hi Church News Writing Th« oourM waa apoiuored hy the Blytrie*illi MinliUrlal Alliance ind Ihe mat«rlal wu prepared by James It. V*rho«(f, editor of Ihi Courier Nrwi. Tht courae «nd the benefits to rhurrhra w«r< glvan rex:oinllton by Ihe rirat Meth<xiiit here liut nljlil »h»n a re*eiuti«n addrewed to the Norlh Arkinui Conference of Meth- odlut church** wu adopter! by thn fourth Quarterly Conference r«o ommfnellni that |eartera (n other church»« lurnlih minre church news to daily and wwkly new.papers in their own areaa. Harvest Supper Plans Made at WSCS Meeting The .nnuil YarBro Melhodljl Ctiurch Harveil Supper which will be held WMntiday night, CX:l. a», w«« dUcutafd at Thiii-aday afternoon 1 * mtetlni of Ihe Woman'. Society of Christian aervlre at Ihe •ft. audlenc7reVVived~£r raclta. j iZTV'lS 1 '!£." wT'T ffrir-.^^^^ qtirls of roses flooded lh« stage, mid? nn ^r J «]« «"PP«r was M^-re, „»*,,„, ,„ , -H, le i-rh. 111 5rrw M h re Vr, lb 'M r J, H ^ 1 Z;. . ami |)lnlc gown decorated wllh miil- lllrolored qseuln birds, responded with the encores. Miss Zeller to Talk At fellowship Meeting Thf Fellowship Club of First Lutheran church will hold Its first meeting of lh« ll)V7-« season Sunday at 7:30, at the church, sixth »nd Walnut Streets. Ml« nisna Zeller »-lll present Ihe discussion topic "Youth and the Church". Mrs. George McLe'od and Miss j«ne Mcl<o<t Kit co-clmlrinpn of Ihe refreshment committee. Meniberali))i ],i the club Is not restricted 16 members of the First Lutheran church and the public I* Invited It «-ns announced. Coming Events Social Caltndar MONDAV Woman's Auxiliary of Firtl PrM- byterlsn Church mcetlnn at the church, 2:30 p.m. Woman's Society of Christian Service. First afetliodlat Church — Circle One. Mrs. Joe Ferguson at the church; Circle Two, Mrs. Max Held; Circle Three, Mr«. W. f. Brewer; Circle Four. Mrs. B. A. Lynch; Circle Five. Mrs. John rot- tcr. Circle Six, Mr«. J. B. Stevenson. Woman's Missionary Society. First Baptist Church—at the church, 3;» p.m. Business women'! Circle, First Baptist Church—Mr*. J. V. Ooff, V::iO p.m. GEO Club — Mrs. J. C. F>llls Jr. Young Woman'n Auxiliary—Mlts (Catherine Westbrook, 7:30 p.m. Civic Calendar MONDAY Junior Chamber o[ Commerr* Board tif Directors—^7:30 J>.m. Lion's Club—13:IS p.m. American Legion—8»>.m. Mulllni und Mm. LM SHI™. Mrs, sttlea gave the devotional nd Mrs. Wheeler was In charge of Ihe program. Mitt Calvert Hostess LUXORA, Oct. la. — Altrncllve arranmmenla of red roan decorat- *<1 the Home Boonomlc Cottage Mrfay night when Mis* Chrisline Galvert wis hoateiM to 13 niem- rii^of the Methodlnl We.sleyan met Thursday at the HlRh School auditorium. Oharlea Beall WM in chnme of the program, Supt. carl u Bird was the guest speaker ami D. D. Cash rend fan devotional. W. O. Harris rend the. president's mensage. Mlowlng rh« business incclins rr- frenhments were aerved at th« cafeteria. At The Hospital* BI.VTHKVIM.r, HOHm Admitted: Mr«. nontl LHWSOII, cooler Mr*. 1;. R. Olover. city. Janice Ann audrteth, Deerlng, Mo. Charles Bucldfth Dcrrlng, Mrs. oils Harp, Tomato. Dismissed; Mrs, K. W. Stromberger baby. city. Mrs. n. H, r. mirks, city. Mrs. w. n, Robinson ami Carulhersvllle. Mo J. H. Stilton, Lu'xora. aim Flunks, city. WA1.I.S HOKt'l TAf, Dismissed : AUha Pclly, l.uxorn, Tommy Johnson, Cnruthersvlllc, Mo. lArry O<>ne relton, BiflRKarto- clo. MO. sirf,KM(»UK CLINIC, Alrmnhll Dlstnlxicd: Rnbert Wright, Joiner. Mo. Mo and . haby Principal It At P. T. A. Meeting LUXORA, Ark.,.Oct. 18W 'W. * Cady, principal 'ol.Uixora, High facliool. was tile speaker at the niFclInt: Wednesday, afternoon or Die Luxora Parent-Teachers Association. His subject was "The Financial Status of the Schools of Arkansas. 1 ' > Mr.i. Wert Steed, vice-president, presided. Shu also read, the presl- deni'K message. In the attendance count the prlw.s went to the sixth grade in the grammar nchool and Ihc seventh in high school. The, hostesses, Mrs. ,J. I. Mllflln, Mrs. J.' P. IJowcn. and Mrs. C. D. Wood served sandwiches and cold drink* at tho close ot tho meeting. the- Hoy Scout Committee; Harvard I,. Fin-man, A, L. Grecirnell, Marshall Woodyard, J. B Gwyn. Carl lllrd, K. D. Beall, and John, J'inilis. u T. Slells is Scout. Mns- tiir. Tlie 30 members present wero sr'ived dinnei by, the. Woman's Society of Christian Service of thq Methodist church, Wilson Club Hears Rev. J. A. Gatlin WILSON, Oct. IB t- The Hev J. Albert Ontlln, district superintendent for the Joneshoro nislrlet of Melhrxilst cliurchi's, wns ^. i>P«'nkrr Kt Hie Wilson Men's Civic Club meeting H'ls week. C. W lliwver, pn<.il<lent. wns In c.hHrm- of tho mi-nlliiK and appointed the InllowtiiK to served on Guild. "" ~ The liov. Ohnrles R \f\\lx was (he proninui lender and Introduced Ihe shirty on Missions. After the program, the hostess served a dessert course with coffee. i*; Soy Bean Hauling !+! X i. ' !*! Mnnyivhcro, anytime. J»j Phono 3757 *"r prompt service, Robert Jaeger to Go To St. Louis Meeting The Rev. Robert Jneger, p»»tor of First Lutheran nhnrch. will leave Monday for St. Louis, when he will spend a week attending the Putornl Conference ft the Western District of the Lutheran Church (Ml.vmm-l Synod). Thin conference comprlMin all the Lutheran pnstom who serve the slate,! of Atk«nja«. Mi.siourl, and Tennesnee. Over 3«n mlpljten are expected in attend. The projected building program of plrsl. Ltillirran church In Blytheville, will probably be one of the chief topic* of dlscuntlcm among Ihe.pijtorn, the Rev. Mr. Jaeger sajd. •After attrndlng Ihe confertnce ' the Rev. Mr. Jaeger will go to Memphis over the nexl. weekend to Join the Rev. Francis Oyle Lutheran pastor lo the deaf In the Mid- south area. The Rev. Mr. Jaeger is learning the sign l<n(iiij|e In order that he may serve Ihe deaf- of Blytheville and Vicinity. There no regular worship service at Ihe First Lutheran church Sunday, October joth, due to the pastor's ah^tnce. CLOSED Monday and Tuesday You Arc Invited to Come See Us Just Across the Street W l I 0% I> A, . IHII TIE'S *. 11 C > • * - Conlimjotis Siiuws Kvcrv Day - linx Office Opens 1:15 Show Sl.'ifls 2:00 .J.ISTICN TO Kl.CN K:00 11,11* 12:ir> p.m. .1:30 p.m Saturday Lone Star Moonlight with Krn C'llrlis Si'Hiil "Tin. Vigilante" No. i mill Short Cinillmimi, KlHiws Saturday 10:l. r > a.m. lo H:.1Q p.m. Sunday and Monday Rend Courier News Want Ms, .,, ..... rtllu ivlrs nan Bogan and daughter. Miss Dorlhn > Began. Mr. and Mr.s Sam Land- ' Jr m \nd r 'son rt ""' ^ Rnk Rod ^ I ""The" hostess served ' ' i course and iced drinks. SUKDAY SPECIAL ,, Roast Turkey Cranberry Sauce Creamed Potatoes Fresh Frozen Green Peas Home Made Rolls $1.00 Hom« Mqde Pi«» and Cakej Sfeak», Fish and Chicktn Dinner* SYCAMORE HOUSE Arkansas-Missouri State Lint Now Owner! and Operated l, y Mr. and Mrs. C. Raymond Van Horn •ri- '-'IT I'-p^-'l^iui'n 1 —IT"! IJ ^^ WHY? Spend back-breaking,' hrow- perspirinjf days . . . enslaved by your washtub ... in an inadequately heated, riitmal unfinished basement? TRY! . . . bririjf your wash to our r.aiimlry. At the drop of a hat . . . presto! Sparkle- Clean wash and linens. Betteri than ever before! j| EASY LftUNDRY , Blytheville Steam Laundry-Cleaners Phon. 4418 "Our Schools" Topic AtP.T. A. Meeting WILSON, Oct.. l«._"0i,r Schools" was the program topic *-h«n the Wilson PartiH-Teacher A«<Mli(tlon FOR SALE BY OWNER Grocery huildinu; »nd lot. For quick nale—?25(I().()(). Now renting for f'KI.OO' |)«r mimlh. AIw h«w electric »c*l*s. New electric drink, box, chteklnjr. »t»nd «nd «ll fl)t( tires. Apply nt <mce to— W. P. SHARP , Phone 3919 2200 W. TQM BROWH • JOAK fUI;T,Oi' •NAT rtHCt[TOti,nO«ALDH«BR10(--. -»d DWERLY SIMMONS A UNI'VERSAI-INIERNATIONAL PICFURE, . rariinuiiint News uml Shorts ('unl. ShmrinK Sim WARD WEEK SPECIALS Received just in time for Ward Week BOYS $ BICYCLES 5-HORSIPOWEIl, SEA KINO OUTBOARD $' MOTORS US! WARD'S CONVfN/fWT TIMI PAYMENT PLAN Box Office Oiii-ii.s 0:30; Shmv Starts G:J5/ Oprrw Sunilny 1:00; Stnrln 1:1S font [minus Show* SrU. and Suiu llargiiin Nlfchl livery Klglil Except Sulurila.)' ,Nn pAssrs honnrcit on Suiulay at thc Kaxy Saturday Six Shootirs' Sheriff with Krn Miiynnril | Sr-rtal "Bliirk Widow" Xo. g nnd Short t'nnl. Showing Sal. 12:30-11:31) dimday and Monday cuiRt JERNEHREVOHLEZflK | f tmuir HR8Y IVuDJtT 10NO^i\ Fox News nnd JIusic.i! Short Condn. Showins Sim. 1:30-11:20 404 W. Main Phone 591 Coming to the GIM THEATRE Saltu-day ar,d Sunday Blytheville, Ark. Six Shooting Sheriff with Johnny Mack Brown Serial "Thc Sea Hound" No. 4 and Cartoon Cont'd Shows Sat. 12:30 io 11:30 Contlnaoiu Show Sen, I.IS-ll:Sf Admission Adults 2Sc, Tax Incl. Children M

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