The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 31, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 31, 1947
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BLYTHEVILU: (ARK.) COURIER NEW* Sorority Chapter Holds Formal Banquet/ Dance '' Tb* Alpti* B«U Chapter of Xp- atlon Menu Alpha Oorolty held their formal banquet and Jewel pin ceremony-Wednesday ntght in the Colonial Room of the Hotel NoblaV ' Than noelTing their pins were Mix ButooiM Jaggers, Mis* Lavonnc Portlock, - •*& Mlsa ' Kathtarlne Thompson. Folllwng the oeremony a formal dance «-as held at the Legion Hut with the Rhythm Kings furnishing the mualc.. Then were .100 nwst* pnavnt for the affair. • * • * Shower Compliments Miss Margaret Hill Mix Margaret Hill, bride-el«ct at Alfred D. Kemper, was luest of honor laat night when Mrs. Damon McLsod 'entertained with a silver shower at her home at 1001 W.. M»in. -.',-• • • The home was 'decorated with I bouquet* of sweetpeas, chryaanthe-! mums and mixed Fall flowers. The: dining table from whlth punch i and assorted cookies were served,] Mo.. Oct. It, —Lee Dorrdh, a charter member of the Caruthersvljle Key Club, hau been Invited to speak at the Charter Night of the Pine Bluff,.,Ark,, Key Club, tomorrow night. The Invitation was sent by .Bill Halliburton of Pine Bluff, governor of Mo-Kan-Arlt District Klwanli., Young Dorroh, who ii a member of the Key Club International Board of Directors, has- spoken at the Klwarils International Convention and at the'Mo-Kan-Ark Convention since his election as one of the 13 boys on the Key Club International Board of Directors at Macon, Ga. He Ls the son of Mr. and Mre. Charles Dorroh of this city. Mr. Dorroh Is a past president of tho local Klwanls Club. Miss Patricia Sim Hodges will .._. overlaid 'with a lace- cloth] married to Norman O. Shaver of and centered with a low bowl fill- ] Laming, Mich., Nov. 8. She ,1s : the ed with porn pom chrysanthemums.] daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Yates Prizes aurlnj the game* were! Hodges of Lansing. i won by Miss Ramona England, | ; Mrs. Frank O. Seay and Miss • Linda Hudson. Games were under the direction of Mrs. Beaulah Lloyd. Mrs. Virgil Hill, mother of the guest of honor, was a special guest 10 imp « P»AI»D»I tTIH J. L. Gwnn Attends Cross Meeting j J. L, Gunn, vice-chairman of the . Chlckusawba District of the American Red Cross, represented this I chapter at the Chapter Chairman and Chapter Vlce-Ohalrmun Conference held In Little Rock Wednesday and'Thursday of this week. The meeting wan called'to discuss the Post-War Red Cross. Heads Civic Glub silver in her pattern from all the guests. * • * Halloween Party Given By Sisters Last Night Members, of the clover Gra-YJ ia G. N. B. Club Feted / By Mrs. Blankenship O. N. B. Club members and one guest, Mrs. Haskell Blankenship, were entertained last night at the home of Mrs. H. C. Blankcnship. Entertaining rooms of Hie home were decorated with vases of Fall Ilowers. Prizes were won by Mrs. Haskell Blankenship. high, Mrs. Louis , tinco"" ""' *"' the, Blytheyllle "Y" in the Clty ; Traditional Halloween decora Mrs. Haines Entertains lions ,were f used throughout the M,'J \Y/ __ I r 1 ! U f . room and : »lhe prize for the most Mia- Week Uub, Uiests ,' unique cost'ume was won by I Charles Bay Hall, and the prize 1 . Mrs ' Ki " rv w ;. "»'"" for.the most Halloweenlsh cos- e m ' nber ° f tllfl Mid-Wee* Club ' -^^- . . __ • • •-•™ ,tume was,given to Marie Lucius. The refreshment table was presided over,'.by Doris Cobb Mary Kay crafton^ Betty Lee Garrottj ' and Linda''; Taylor. Sandwlch'es, popcorn balls and iced drinke : were and two other guests. Mrs R. A. Porter nnd Mrs. Baker Wilson, yesterday afternoon at her home, 1025 W. Chlckasawba. • An unuaual arrangement -of vivid red cm-nations in a- low blue bowl ere serreq - formed the centerpiece for the rc- . Games *«re under the "dircw. frlffini >3<;"t t»bl« from which u two tlon of life. Alice Saliba assist- c ? u . rse l M'>oheon was served -buffet ed by Nancy Damon, Carol Ann f, tylc - Chrysanthemums and vdah- Balley- anWftBuford Young. " a . s wc , le , »n'n"B«l throughout the •. £'>. . . B entertaining rooms of the home. o JL ' '-5«V" P Ll .'In-bridge games played .Mrs. B. OUdDUry,:r, I UrOUp Mas A. Lynch won high score and Mrs. Hallowe|n Celebrajjon ' - f . . „. 1, fl Mr. and Mrs. Jack Young of P«-* TO Speak lit PllH Bluff dUcah, Ky., will .rrlve tonight to spend several days with Mr, and Mrs. U. K. Holt and family. Boyce Moore and Curtis Freeman returned this morning from Chicago wtiere they had been several dayi on business. Mrs. O. P. dree of Muscle Shoals, Ala., la the houseguest of her sister, Mrs. Walter C. Stevens. W, L. Davidson Is in Memphis today where he went to be with his mother who underwent a major operation this morning at the Methodist Hospital. Mrs. Davidson, who 1* Irom Jonesboro, has been a patient in the hospital several weeks, O, L. Paul has returned to his home In Muskogee, Okla., after spending several days here with his sister, Mrs. Elva Poe. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Swearengen Jr. and Emadel Swearengen left this morning for Fayettevllle where they will attend the homecoming football game at the University. Mr. Swearengen's sister, Virginia, and Mrs. Swearengen's brother, Bob Peterson, are both students there. They will return by way of Conway where they will visit '• Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Gray and son, Alfred Jr. Mrs, Gray Is the former Mlsa Sue Ramey of Blytheville. Condition of Mrs. p. H. Jernigan, who was-a patient at the Baptist Hospital In Memphis for two weeks following an operation, is satisfactory, she .Is now recuperating at her home on Chlckasawba Avenue. Mrs. IVf.rson Morris, who is a patient at the Blytheville Hospital, underwent a major operation there this morning,' Sam Williams and p. vf. WbJlner •re spending several days in New Albany, Miss, Dr. Edna Nles has returned home after spending, several days in Memphis. She went down to attend the Martin Gould Concert Tuesdav night. Pete Craig of Jonesboro spent ye.slerilny here on business. Mrs, Mike Mornth nnd son have returned home after a brief visit with her father, M. H. Davis, and sister, Mrs. Herbert Miller, Mr. Miller and family. Mrs. c. L. Allison of -Walnut RUIge, spent yesterday with her sister Mrs. John Holman and Mr. Holman. Mr. and Mrs. Gus EXiberdt Jr., spent yesterday : In Memphis on business. Mrs. James MoMulltn has returned to her home in Kansas City, niter spending two weeks here with her daughter Mrs. B. C, - . . Bailey and Mr. Bailey. Week of Prayer for Home Mis-1 Mrs. Lillian Neblett an'd Mrs. slons at First Presbyterian Chinch Annie Boone will spend the weck- A Gift for a Future Queen KTPUP . ;«hvand'-etti' grade ryttehobl. CecU Shane, second,. W$& •' WiKiteXfH .*4V3!i^ t Vit -r*L-:t..iiiv'e.:-;_;j.l?v, Ti ; A covered dish supper was held o'clock at First Presbyterian Church to climax the At The Hospitals BLYTHF.VILU! HOSPITAL Admitted: Mrs. Iverson Morrl», city. Births; Born to Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Rhodes, city, a son this morning. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Crews, city, a son this morning. WALLS HOSPITAL Dismissed: Mrs. E, n. Akin, city. •> Mrs. Boyd Buys, Stcclc, Mo. Nancy Carol Lowering, Luxora. Jerry Odom. Ktc. 1, city. Mrs. Fred Liunbcrt, liraggailocio, Mo. BAPTIST HOSPITAL, Memphis Dismissed: Mrs. P. H. Jernigan, city. Coming Events Qseeo/a Events FRIDAY Two Table Club with Mis. Joe Ronch Jr., at 2 p.m. Halloween Carnival at 7 pm. at the high school. Paragbuld vs, Oscooln Seminoles nt Paragould at 8 p.m. OARUTHERSVILt*. JCo., Oct. 31- — The Rev. Floyd V. Brower MethodUt minister, was elected president of the Caruthersvllle Kl- wants club at. the annual election meeting this week. He will succeed lyerson Mlchle. Other officers elected were' George K. Beeves, vice-president: B. C- Mulllnlke, re-elected treasurer; and Board of Directors members Earl Long, John W. Sawyer Jr Oyrll Hendrlcks, Gordon 8. Wrighl and rt. L. ward, There was a three- way tie for the other posts of board of directors members between Bill Rhodes, Denver Fllte and Dr O. W. Cook. These three and ' the election committee are to work out solution. , -9:30 a.m. arocK- livestock; weights Livestock IP. LOUIS NAT "~S,?;pct'..'nJy • *.'nm*] Ttff* 1 ^aMlrtp.-.i,**iu; wej^ikra '• ^"J"^ •J«^LO, , 180_IB«.'up/'and SOTS ~'-Xc to mostly Cieorgc Clark. 50c lower.! -Lighter '. weights? steady Mr - Bnci Mrs . James Hill Jr., re- to 2Sc lower. 180 to 300 IBs. 25.75-26; turned yesterday afternoon from a end in Memphis. yAmong those In Wynne" last night to witness the football! game between the Blythevllte Paps and Wynne were . -' Droke Mr. Deer. Mr. andt Clyde Lutes, C.::G.' weeks visit In Bamberg, co- top 26. 160 to 180 Ibs. 24.50- 25.15; the girli ^ere divided into two and self denial for lumbia, ami Greenville, S. C., and With the Courts cold drinks .were served. . ... Leaders helping Miss AMCC Sniiba Halloween Party Given irer» Bufort Young and Carol Ann Bailey. Miss Hodges i To Wed Norman Q. Shaver Mr. and Mrs. Yates Hodges of Lansing, Mich., formerly of Blytheville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Patricia Suo Hodge*, to/Kormui O. Shaver of Lansing. ~ v Th» marriage will be sokUn- niied Saturday Nov. S at the Potter Park Methodist Church In Lan- aing. /. Miss Hodges u the niece of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Teague of Biythe- ville and has often visited here. • ' * • * Gub Is Entertained :By Mrs. 0. W. McCutchen Mrs O. W. McCutchen was hostess yesterday afternoon to A Halloween party'was given last night between S and 8 o'clock by LaNeal and Lydla Joe Sudbury itt their home on chickasay-'ba Avenue. Tiiere were 25 guests present, -01 dressed In tho traditional. Hallo- we'en costumes. During the evening the children played various'.festive games, .... Refreshments of popcorn balls, tonsted marslunallows, toasted wel- ners and cold drinks were served throughout the evening. yearlings 17-24; cows slow but about _ steady, pressure resulting In dls- Chancery count in a [ew instances. Oanners j and cutters 10.7S-1S.80. . 'I Joseph Travis vs. Dorothy Travl* suit for divorce. Marriage Licen*tn> The following couples obtained marriage licenses yesterday In the I i office of Miss Elizabeth Blylhe,' county cleric: ' Crecencio Famez and Miss Alicia Gooza, both of Armorel. Lawrence Cercy and Miss Mary Paxton, both of Lcachvlllc. —. , , , „, ,. 1V ...- William Elmer Biggs and Mlsa btrs of UM Thursday Contract Club ShM»y c . Martin, both of Holland. | '»t tor home sntertaJntainlng with Mo a luncheon and bridge party 1 Qene Carpenter and Mls« Betty In bridge games played Mrs- P.' Ncl1 Reed, both of Manila. D. Foster wou high score and Mrs. I George Hinson and Mrs- Tina G p. Caudlll, second high. ! Henson. both of Blytheville. btartalninc rooms of the home \, wrt d*dont«d with chrysanthe- Queens To Be Crowned vmnwai t*i •<«!>! W^ll _\-_,+ .__ I ^ At Halloween Carnival Miss Betty Pennlngton of Armorel will be crowned senior queen anl Miss Georgia Webb, Junior queen at the Annual Halloween Carnival at Armorel High School tonight. * ran 'dub It Complimented By Mrs.It. W. Afflick Mr*, o. was hostess yes; UrO»y to members of the Thursdi Lunehaon OJub and five gu«U,"Mrs ' The ,,1 ueens wlu ^ "own|1 by W. J. Wunderllch, Mrs. Murray. footba11 captain layman Henson. - Ocnart, Mri .Lloyd Sttekmon, Mrs. •.•• L. E. Old and Mrs; Monroe Grain. I f Mr». Smart won high scon during ' the bridge-'faioes and Mrs. A. G • Little received second high. • , i Garden rote* and pom pom chty- ' \ aantnemums decorated the enter- 1 ! Ulnim roocoi of the home arid a, • two-coone hnKheon was served pre- • ' —~— ,th« «5»»es. . : . 'i i i I • ;Mr*. Eva; Ppe Hostess .To. Jolly.Eight Members MOSS BRYAN 'PRESENTS Christmas Line of Boxed Cards 500 and $1 f/ \ Stnet. Ctorytanthemums in vivid shades ' dMucated/the hotoe for Ihe occa---.} '" ; -'-; ' •• • -II- I- • : . INCLUDING: • Norcross Signature Note h««t~. x,»«. ' ' chlldrcn 'o Send to Children hostess .yester- , M r. and Mrs. Cards ° thCT °" 1 hera *- on ' h - Etching styles I , rooko. J *« JEM* Mah Street . . .J course..!....._ ' . '. J Can you think of a grander gift? Wouldn't you rather have a new portrait of your favorite than any gift you can think of? (Your "faToriWe" may be your children, your parents, or any other loved one.) They undoubtedly feel the same *ay ... » arranie right now to lit lu do a portrait of you for their Christinas. By doing it now, you'll give u« plenty of time to get every bit of your charm and personality into your portrait. And your luclcy favorite* »ill gctTexactly what they most want— . your Christrrta* portrait— th» lift th»t oi\ly r oa can fivt. Photos Taken in Your Home Thompson's Studio 418 WM* Main St. Phone 4131 We the Women By RUTH MILLET NBA Staff Writer A NEW YORK psychology professor has come forth with a giniple solution for the family tensions caused by crowded homes. The way for a family to get along amicably when parents children and In-laws are living together f under one roof, say.i the, pro fessor, is a "systematic arrangement by which the varl- o u s groups avoid each other for as many hours a day as possible." According to his system, while mother-in-law is at home, husband and wife should be at the 'movies »nd junior should be playing out- of-doors. If Junior has homework to do, husband and wife should Visit friends, and mother-in-law should fend for herself. Living by such a rigid schedule families might be able to avoid "tensions." But isn't that turning a home Into Just a boarding house and the family members into casual associates? A HOME ought to be a home— FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, I94f ' Kalh Mlllett Mrs. J. C. Bryans puts a last stitch on the white silk nightgown she has made as a trousseau gift for England's Princess Elizabeth. Mrs Bryans. a resident of Denlson, Texas, socializes In bridal lingerie but tills Is the first article she has ever made for royalty. She Inherited her gift'for sewing a fine scam from her French grandmother, who was a Parisian dressmaker before migrating to the United States. (NBA Telcphoto.) no matter how overcrowded it Is. And a home isn't, a place that members of a family take turns using. It Li, or should be, a place where members of the family are always welcome. They have to share each other's lives and interests if they are going to share the same roof. Running off to the movies in order to avoid each other isn't going to solve anything or make for any kind of lasting happiness. Minnesota Headwaters Headwaters of three great river, systems are found within the boundaries of Minnesota—the Mississippi, the Red river of the north, and the St. Lawrence . Read Courier News Want Ads. Retail Food Costs Jump 38 Per Cent Within 16 Months, U.S. Agency Soys WASHINGTON. Oct. 31 (up) _ Labor Department figures revealed toay that average retail food prices have increased at least 38 per cent since June, 1946, when mos price controls were abandoned. The department reported that its latest "complete" survey showef food prices rose 35 per cent between June, 1846. an last Aug. 15 It .said "preliminary reports" Indicate another three per cent Increase since mid-August. ., As of last Aug. 15, the department said, retail food prices were at all-time heights — 110 per cent above August. 1939 and six per cent higher than the post- World War I peak of June. 1820. BatunUy N* |Nwse« bonered on"S<uiday it Contlnuaoi Showi Sat. and gyn. Bargain Niffat Every Me hi Exe*p4 Continuous Show* Every Day Box Office Open* 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 ' LISTEN' TO KLCN >:M a.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:M p.nt the Roiy • Lswt Tlnw Totter J CALCUTTA with Alan Ladd and Gall Russell Paramount News, Also Short! 1 ' Saturday FAMOUS 4UIS1 UAIS . A MPUIIIC PRODUCTION •U Serial: "The Vigilant*" No. • and Short Continuous Shows Saturday . 12:30-11:3* Comparison Proves STORE NAME is the Store for Better DIAMOND VALUES *;< 'C-*' f ST7\^s' ^vpfia^T^ I 1 '"' THISIO-DIAMO^S^^ 1 ^/^ BRIDAL ENSEMBLE * $175 Sparkling, clear-cut diamonds of highest quility are set in beautifully classic mountings of I4K gol«). The seven diamond wedding band matches the gorgeous J-dia- rnond engagement ring. JOIN OUR CHRISTMAS .^ji • * ,* ,<"*'*•,<, CLUB" A SMALL DEPOSIT HOLDS YO'.m DIAMOND PURCHASE TIL CHRISTMAS GUARD'S JEWELRY STORE Sunday and Monday The Unfinished Dance , with Marcxret O'Brien and "> Cyd Charlsse Paramount News and Short Cont. Showing Sunday l:ao-ll:» Paramount News and &harta Continuous Showing 1:15 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Box Office Opens 6:3«| Show Starts 6:45 Last Time Today Miss Susie Slagle's with Sonny Tufts an* Veronica Lake •elected Short* SATURDAY •*v , .. ~ mifs DODGE c/ry Serial: "Sea Hound'' No. 6 & Short ' Continuous Showing Saturday 11:00 a.m.-ll;30 p.m. Sunday and Monday F«i New* is Selected Short S«bl*r Coming to th* GEM THEATRE Blythcviile, Ark. Ghost Town Renegades ' with Al St. John Cont'd Shows Sat. I2:S« to 11 :N Cont. Showing Sunday l:3«-ll:M Admission Adults Z5e, Tax IncL

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