The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 29, 1947 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 29, 1947
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PACK TWO BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Phone 4461 Miss Hessie Engaged To Hugh Edward Bunch Air. and Mrs. Bennie E. Hessie announce the engagement and.ap- ' preaching marriage of their daugh-' 1 ter, Miss Nannie Mae Hessie, to Hugh Edward Bunch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Huey Bunch of Yarbro. The wedding will be solemnized Saturday morning, 10 o'clock, at the First Christian Church with the Rev. R. S. Baird, pastor, officiating. The bride will have as her matron of honor, Mrs. Jim Henry Lutes and Don Bunch will serve his brother as best man. -Miss Hessie was graduated' Blytheville High School and now Is employed by Weil Brothers Cot- 'ton Co. • Mr. Bunch was graduated from Blytheville High school and served In the Armed Forces for' two years in the European Theater. He la now engaged In fanning. Club Is Entertained By Mrs. C.S. Stevens Makings for c Roya! Cake Mrs. James Terry, Mrs Worth Holder, Mrs. Cecil Branson and Mrs. James Guard were guests other than members last night when Mrs. Colcman Stevens Jr. enter- P|i.k tallied La Neuye bridge clulj at her „ , home on Main Street. By Mrs. Jesse M. White In the games played Mrs. Aiiita i ' " T-ay Beck won high, Mrs. Newell I club Eight members were Gathered from nil over the British Empire Ingredients for the towering four-tierce' wcddinr coke, planncc lor Princess Elizabeth's Nov. 20 wedding, have reached London They Include flour from Britain, sugar from Trinidad, butter, almonds and eggs irom Australia, and syrup from Barbados. Miss Spencer Becomes Bride of James Kelly - —D--- -. -.~ .-.,.1, _*•- Miss Hclcne Ruth Spencer Jerome second high and Mrs. Terry, , tertalned last night by Mrs. Jesse daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David' guest high. Entertaining .rooms of the home were attractively decorated with chrysanthemums In full shades. The hostess , served a dessert course. Halloween Parly Given ;At Methodist Church The Young People of the First Methodist Church and 'their guests were entertained last nl"ht at the church with a Hallowr- •'nrty. The social rooms ' 'lurch were decorated with ;;host, black cats, pumpkii other .appropriate novelties k Jut the Halloween theme. Games were under the direction of Miss Betty Boyd and Cnl Gossett Jr. Miss Mamie Adams gave a reading entitled "The Hnuntecl •House". -The "House of Horrors" yas also an attraction to tlse gncsU. !' Refreshments of chicken salad, crackers and other party foods were served with hot chocolate. Committee members in charge of , the party were Miss Mamie L. Ad- !.ams, Miss Ethel Mae Ebprdt. Miss ' Iva Seay, Robert Crafton, Miss 1 Betty Boyd and Dan Arncy. * . • • •M|s. Stickrhon Hostess M. White at her home. Spencer of Forrest city and Bly- In games played Mrs. White won thevillc became the bride of .lames high score and Mrs.; Paul Jobe, second. Entertaining rooms of the home were decorated with dahlias and mixed Fall flowers. Refreshments were served. • • • Pot Luck Supper Given The Wonder Sunday School class of the Lake Street Methodist Church met last night at the W. Kellcy of Holland, Mo., in ceremony Saturday at 6 p.m. at PIggott. County Judge T. A. French officiated In the presence of the parents of the bride. Bits of News v Mra. Nina fhompaon of field, Ky., ha* arrived to ipcnd several weeks with her d»ufht*r Mr*. Cornelius Modlnger Jr., and r«m- "v. Mr. and Mrs. Harry W. Halnei and Mr. and Mri. Aubrejr Conway .pent yesterday In MemphU. Mr. and Mrs. Charlet ROM Jr. and Mr. and Mrs W. J. Wunderlfch will go to Fayetteville Itlday where they will attend the Homecoming football jam*. They wUl fly over In Mr. Rose'* plane. Amont thoae from Bljrthevtlk In Jonesboro yesterday for tb* Juneral services of J. T. Oooch, father of Mrs. M. A. Isaacs were, Mrs. Harry Kirby, Mrs. Elton Klrby, Mrs J. C, E1IU Sr., Dr. Edna Nies, Mrs. Hugh Whiliitt afld Mis* Mary Adah Robinson. Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Modln»r Jr., their son. Neal, and their houseguest, Mrs. Nina Thompson of Morganfield, Ky., spent yesterday In Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Rosco Crafton and daughter Ramona, will go to Fay- etievllle Friday where they will it- tend the Homecoming football game Their son, Rosco Jr., Is a freshman there. Mrs. M. O. Usrey and Mrs. Cecil Shane returned last night from Memphis where they hud spent several days. Mis. Mnrlon W. Williams Is spending today in Memphis. Mrs. M. G. Goodwin returned home yesterday afternoon from Dy- orsburg, Tcnn., where she had been visiting friends and relatives for several days. Mrs. O. Shonyo and Mrs. J. J. Johnston are in Memphis today where Mrs. Shonyo will consult her specialist. Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Rces of St Augustine, Fla., and Mrs. Carl church for it pot luck supper and I ' Rnd ' party. + Games were led by Mrs George Stllwell and 25 members were pre- The bride wore a canary yellow | all< : y J , r " of uule Rock . were wool crepe drew with green acces- ^f, st0sn ,? f ,^",»?' , M .' 1 .,? utler . Mon - sories and R shoiilcier corsage of " ""' "*-'"•• - * • bronze chrysanthemums. Following a brief wedding trip the couple will be at home In Hoi- sent. Thp planning committee was composed of Mrs. Allen VanWinkb, Mrs. Don Lutz, Mrs. Prichard and Mrs. Stllvrell. * » -4 Dell W.S.C.S. Meets At Methodist Church The Woman's Societv of Christian Service of the Dell Methodist Church mel yesterday adevioon at the church. •.'•'... .-.,Mrs. J. B. Gill directed the program, asslstpd by Mrs. R. Q. Ert- wards nnd M'rs. Mavis Settlemlre.< The regular study course, "How '-•rfff.rr j r> • ,' /->i i , Alcohol Affects Psychological Be- ;10".<luesday bridge Club ;havior." «ns led by the Rev. C. C. Burton. Mrs. Lloyd Stfckmon was ' Presbyterians to Hear Rev. Samuel Riccobene The Rev. Samuel Riccobene of Batesville, director of religious work at Arkansas College and evangelist for the White River Mission Field of the Presbyterian Church will be guest speaker at a congregational dinner Thursday, Oct. 30. at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. The dinner Is planned as a special observance of Home Mission week. The Rev..Mr. Riccobene wai^born in Sicily add moved to this^Mhlry at the fgt of five. He recetved}his Bachelor : ol Science degree Irom East Texas Stnte Teachers College and was graduated from Moods Bible Institute in Chicago and re- hos-l The treasurer ported the «„- <"f ^^ h °™,^± $370. When games were played Mrs. j arc to be usetl to aid In construc- Doyle Henderson won high st^ -c tlon of a new church, prize and Mrs. Max B. Reid, se-I Plans were made for a commu : Jess yesterday afternoon 'to" mem- ! come" from" he"'an n^' HarvesT Day n™ aT Auto'^ill''^ 1 S ™'" - bers Of .Tuesday Bridge Club at j Dinner which wn.s held last week i ' k A "' ' ' - her home. | „, $:m . proceeds of this dinner ' ~~ Seventh Grade Elects President at Meeting Virginia Wlmtly was elected president of the seventh grade class of Burdette school at a recent meeting. Other officers elected to serve this present school term, are Sherrod Seagraves, vice president; Betty Lou Lauderdal*. secretary; Thomas Langley, treasurer and Mac Byrl Bevill. reporter. Plans were made for the annual cond high. • Chrysanthemums In vivid shades decorated 'the entertaining rooms of the home. The hostess served a dessert course. : * • * * Sorority Has Council •Meeting At City Hall A council meeting was held last night of th eBeta Sigma Phi Soror• Jty at the clubroom in the City Hall. The mteting was presided over by Miss Vera Goodrich/ president ' of the council and a member o; the Alpha" Alpha Chapter. Plans were made for the Chlrst- ma» party to be given for under- privlledged negro children and also •plans for selection of the Woman of the Year who will be chostn a- galn this year. nity Christmas party to be spon- i sored by this group during the holiday season. The meeting was dismissed with prayer by the Rev. Mr. Burton. * * + Mr. Autry I s Speaker At P. T. A. Meeting L. H. Autry. state representative and principal of .Burdette School, wn.s guest speaker at yesterday's meeting of the Junior High School Parent-Teacher's Association. His subject was "The Need of Arkansas Schools." 1 In the the prize John's seventh grade- Following the ouslness and program meeting a social hour wa. 1 held in the Home Economics Cottage. Assorted party foods and drinks'were served day and Tuesday of this week. Jay Chamblin. son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Chamblin of Payetteville. underwent an tonsiltectomy yesterday morning at Blytheville Hospital. His condition Is satisfactory. Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Ashley and sons, Michael and Larry and Mrs. J. T. Ashley, spent yesterday In Memphis. Mrs. Clalr Miller was dismissed from the Blytheville Hospital Monday and her condition is satisfactory. She underwent a minor operation last week. Walter Rosenthal Is In St. Louis, Mo., and Chicago, III., this week on business. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Gates left Monday for Mt. Pleasant, Texas where they will spend a week on business. Dr. and Mrs. Basil Hall will arrive tomorrow . fjpni Jacksonville., At The Hospitals BLVTHEVIIXC HOSPITAL Admitted: Buddy Stcvall, Oceola. Mrs. J. M. Harding, city. Mrs. R. L. Btatler, Manila, Mrs. W. J. Hill, Oscepla. Mrs. Leonard Bobo, city. Dismissed: Jay Chamblin, Fayetttville. Kartha Dale Self, city. 'Mary Sue Tucker, Cooler, Mo. WALLS HOSPITAL Dismissed: W. R. Morgan, Del.!. Mrs. Howard Bowers,. Dell. Mrs. CaJlle Moore, Armcrel. Mrs. Dollle Brown, city. Mrs. Harold Ketchum and baby. Beetle, Mo. BAPTIST HOSPITAL, Memphis Dismissed; W. W. Thompson, Wilson. METHODIST HOSPITAL, Memphis Dismissed: Onelta Williams, Leachvtlle. Coming Events Social Calendar THURSDAY O. K. B. Bunco Club — Mrs. H C. BUnkenshlp. Presbyterian Church Supper—7 p.m. Octette Club—Mrs. C. T. Tucker Thursday Luncheon Club—Mrs C W. Affllck. Thursday Contract Club—Mrs O W. McCutchen. Jolly Eight—Mrs. Elva Poe. Mid-Week Club—Mrs. Harry W Raines. FRIDAY C. B. C.—Mrs. O. O. Elkins. District conference of Baptist W. M. U. at Baptist church in Manila. WEDNESDAY L OC!TOBER_29, 1947 WetheWomen BY RUTHMIllETT NEA Staff Writtr . All over the country, women's clubs »re hiving their first fall ineetlnBS and planning their programs and objectives for the coming season. for' the most , part, their pro- I gram* will be '' made up of book , reviews,,. reports on an endless variety of subjects, and talks by speakers brought In with much fanfare who will — Rnlh Millet! for * (lat price- lecture on any otic of several subjects. What would happen if women's clubs all over the country tackled on* real problem this year? Suppose the club women of America decided to find out just how American families can eat less and less expensively; and cut down on food waste? . American' women like to kid themselves that they'are doing everything possible to cut down on food and food waste. They are still wasting food, and too many of them arc still buying "what the family likes," no matter how unreasonable the price POSSIBLE If the club women of every community shared their Ideas for food economy and sought out all the expert advice available to them, they would soon discover how much more icre he attended the Arkaiuas-Ole Miss game In Memphis Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Muncy and Bill Muney of Fayettevlll*, and Mrs. Pit Muncy of Alma, were the weekend guests of their parents, the Rev. and Mrs. A. f. Muncy and family. They attended the game hi Memphis Saturday, accompanied by the Rev. and Mrs. Muncy, Jimmy Muncy and Miu Mary Muncy. The basketball clinic held her* Monday under the direction of Dr. Eugene Lambert and his two prote- ges,'Al Williams and George Kok, had a large attendance. Coaches and players from Shawnee and Dyess schools attended. Dress in Sackcloth Without Ashes Gets a Successor LONDON (UP) - Field Mar«h»l Lord Montgomery, chief of th* Imperial general staff, Is to be given a new headgear rivalling the reputation of his fnmous black beret. On Oct. 29 Monty will be Initiated Into the "Incorporation of Bonnet Makers and Dyers ol the City of Glasgow." At » formal investiture, the Incorporation's deacon will crown Monty with a royal blue Scot* tam-o'-shanter with headband of brilliant smart dresses, both printed The bonnet must be worn during the ensuing 350th annual bonnet makers dinner it which Monty <» • guest or honor and principal speak,i«£' er. Osceola Events THURSDAY Kiwanians at Elementary Scl-ool —7 p.m. Week of Prayer for Home Mis. "is at First Presbyterian Church —9:30 am. FRIDAY Two Table club with Mis. Joe Roach Jr., at 2 p.m. Halloween Carnival at 1 pm. at the high school. Paragould vs. Osceola Seminolei at Paragould at 8 p.m. Week of Prayer for Home Missions at First Presbyterian Church —9:30 a.m. MEMPHIS, Tenn. (UP)— Talk about "sackcloth and-'' if you want to, ladies, but Memphis women renlly wear them— and beautifully, too. The new fashions didn't com. from Paris or New York, but out of the Tennessee hills and cottoi fields. The styles are "Sacks, cotton, flour," not "Saks Fifth Avenue." Used 100 Ib. flour sacks are being made Into evening dresses, suits, nnd smart dresse. both printed and white. The city sisters learned the trick from nearby farm wives who have been converting the cotton bags Into clothes for a long time and little expense. A printed flour sack, 3«x« inches per cent of their week-end drunkenness cases. They have imposed a $1,600 license fee on the sale of bay rum. Only barber shops which may use bay rum "externally only," are exempt. economical they could be in the Jells for * 7 cents; a plain white buying and preparing of food. — "" ""' ..... But instead of doing anything that practical, they will probably pay speakers to tell them how desperate the world food shortage is and "tut tut" about-it. Wilson News The Wilson Glee Club elected of- iicers last week to serve for the year. They are Billy Boyles, president; Carrol Ray, vice-president; Sue Tyler, secretary; Buford Boyles, treasurer; and Rubyc Robertson, reporter. Mrs. J. H. Whitaker. Mrs.. J. K. Neely, Mrs. Raymond Cotner and 5 Mrs. Albert Grcemvell attended the i district meeting Friday of the Par- ' ent-Teachcrs Association held In { Parkin. , i i W. J. Alexander, student at tho [ Unlversary of Arkansas, spent the i for 39 cents. A needle, thread arid an idea or pattern can turn out useful clothes. Some housewives have made ruf- lled curtains and drapes, slip covers for chairs, table cloths and bedspreads from the cast-off bags. The bag manufacturers are cooperating by making their trademarks on the sacks removable in a .single soaking. Bay Rum Jagi Combatted GRIFFIN. Ga. (UP)—City Commissioners here have struck hi what they claim is thd cause of SO , Florida, to sperStl ,. al days-wiW Mr. and Mrs. Edward Seagraves of Hightower. Mrs. Hall U* Mr. Seagraves' sister. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Tom Stewart of Arkansas state College, Jonesboro. .are spending a few days with their parents. Mr. and Mrs. U. H. Holt and Mr. and Mrs. B. f- Stewart. New Liberty News Pfc. Herbert Holmes of Chanute Field. 111., Is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs B. M. Holmes Mr». Richard Husketh an_ John R.,Husketh of Netlleton, are visiting h«r brother, Monroe Wll- school Montgomery was •elected to represent the seventh grade in the Queen contest. count for attendance, was won by Mitchell Every Comfort AfUr the Coast Quard Cutter Bibb had picked up survivors of the doonwl Bermuda Qu.ei> Hying boat, an Army Air F^rce plane dropped .» of diaper, abcrtl. Here, Paul Cronk, captain and commander of the Bibb, l.(t, inject the container with Mr. and Mrs William Bo.tock .nnd their daughter aandra. Mr. and Mr,. »«tock .r. Jrom Bn«l«n<i. (NKA Telcphoto.) HALLOWEEN ANCE Fr/c/oy, October 37st EBC CLUB Featuring The Rhythm Kings (7 Pieces) Following Blythevill«-T«xarkana Gam* 10 Till 2 Benefit Children's Playground Fund admission $1 per person Sponsored by th« Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce son, and Mrs. Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Pittmore have returned to their home in Jack- | son. Tenn.. after visiting Mrs. ' Pittmore's parents, Mr. and Mrs Jack Williams. Mrs. Lagrone Whittle has returned home after visiting In Detroit, Mich. j Mrs. B. p. prilchard is visiting relatives in Texas and Deval, Okla. '< Mr. and Mrs. Eldie Girtmon and family pf,^Piggott ar e visiting Mr. HUMKO • TOE \Oainty , COOKING FAT I JtsWonderM! MOSS BRYAN PRESENTS Christmas Line of Boxed Cards j 50$ and $1 | I INCLUDING: i J Korcross Signature Note I i Children to Send to Children I [ Mr. and Mrs. Cards' , Working Girl Series i Etching Styles j Double Wish and other old i Favorites The Gift Shop 103 East-Main Street plrtmpn'a steter, Mrs. Monroe Wil- ES, you can light the stars in her lovely eyes with a precious, brilliant diamond ring. Every diamond ring we offer i* finest of quality, clear-cut and exquisite in setting no matter what price you choose to pay. Other diamond rings in gold or platinum up to $5,000 or more. PAT O'BRYANT JEWELER Main at Second Saturday No passes honored on Sunday at Continuous Shows Sat. and Sun. Bargain Night Every Nljht Exctpi Continuous Shows Every Day Box Office Opens 1:15 Show Starls 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN 8:00 a.m. 12:« p.m. « : 3« p. the Roxy ^ Lasf^Time Today The Long Night and Selected Shorts Thursday and Friday Paramount News, Also Short* Paramount News and Short* Continuous Showing 1:15 p.m.-ll:00 p.m. Box Office Opens 6:30; Show Starts 6:45 T,asl Time Today DOUBLE FEATURE Our Hearts Were Growing Up with Gail Rmtell and Diana I/ma Thursday and Friday * 4M^^_ r Coming to the GEM THEATRE Blyrh*vill«, Ark. Ghost Town Renegades with Al St. John CMt'« Shows Sat. ll:»» to 11:M Cent. Showlnt Sunday I:30-11:M Admission Adults 25c, Tax Ind.

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