The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 13, 1951 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 13, 1951
Page 9
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THTJRSDAT, DECEMBER 18, 1991 OSCEOLA NEWS By Bettye Nelle Starr Weddlor Party Entertained Mrs. Guy Robbins and Mrs. Earl Robbins entertained members ot the Gwaltney-Robbins wedding party Saturday night with a dinner at the Hut preceding the rehearsal at the Wrst Baptist Church. Mrs. Lester Stevens of Luxora also was & guest. A. bridal pink and white color •cheme was carried out In the decorations. The buffet table was ovej-- lald with a maderia cloth. The centerpiece was a sliver bowl filled with pink carnations and loops of pink Illusion and streamers of pink satin extended the full length of the table. Bowls of pink carnations were placed at intervals throughout the dining room. Pink tapers burning In silver holders illuminated the scene. Bride-Elect Honored Mrs. Welby Young and Mrs. Herbert Hobbs complimented Miss Peggy Jane Driver, bride-elect of Lloyd Gcdley. Jr., with a smorgasbord at the Young home Monday night. A Christmas theme was carried out in the decorations. On the mantel a mass arrangement of silvered magnolia leaves and bright Christmas balls made a selling for the large snowman and woman painted on the full length mirror by Miss Karen Young. The smorgasbord table was centered with snow white rcses interspersed with white snapdragons and puffs of satin. The honoree was presented an orchid and sUver based hurricane lamps from her hostess. Sixty-five guests attended. Progressive Club Meets Members and guests of the Osceola Progressive club celebrated their annual Christmas party Tuesday with a buffet luncheon preceding a talk by two guests, Mrs. T. T. Mardis of HarrJsburg, state president of the Women's Federated Clubs and Mrs. I. T. Hill of Forrest City, district president of the Women's Federated Clubs. Guests were greeted by Mrs. Roy Cox, Mrs. R. C. Bryant, Mrs. Bob Bailey. Mrs. V. C. Colbert, Mrs. Lalah Coble, Miss Blanche Cleere, Mrs. B. E. Moore, Mrs. W. B. Ed- rington, Mrs. V. B. Harland, Mrs. Coleman Crews, Mrs. Chester Dane, hower, Mrs. Louis George, Mrs. Ralph Monroe, Mrs. R. H. Cum- mlngs, Mrs. Earl Wright and Mrs. Bettye Nelle Starr. \ The buffet table was overlaid with a silk damask cloth and centered with a tiered sweetmeat lazy susau decorated with silver branches of evergreen tied with red satin. Tlie corners of the table held clusters of white Christmas bells tied with sprigs of holly. The four banquet tables carried out a red and white color scheme with touches of holly leaves to accent it. At each place, a napkin with red poinsetta trim was placed. Running the full length of the ta'- ble were bands of cotton sprinkled in glitter. Down this band were large snowballs leading to the center design of giant candles. Mrs. Bob Bailey, program chairman of the Progressive Garden Club had chnrge of the decorations. Gifts for the Kennedy Veterans Hospital were brought and will be taken to the hospital Dec. 21. Personals John W. Edrington \vas taken to Methodist Hospital in Memphis Sunday night. The family, including his daughter, Mrs, Earl Futch of Ocala. Fla., who flew to Memphis Mcndoy to be with him, are in Memphis. Mrs. Sam Coats is spending several days this week in Harrisburs as guest bf Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Bulter. former residents of Osccola. Mrs. .George Bdrington is visiting relatives in Memphis this week. Mrs. J. H. Hook, who has been ill at her home, is reported much Improved. 'said he's "just worn out." So getting a haircut means going I2'miles to Springfield and laying $1 on the line. The round trip bus fare Is 62 cents. That $152 compares with Harrison's price of 65 cenls. Stafford's [Jons club has decided to take action—either coax Harrison to return to his shop, or induce another barber to move here. North Carolina has 4519 miles of railroads, South Carolina 3313 miles _ Austere Britain Will Pay Notes To U.S., Canada at End of Year 300 People Looking For Barber as 'Cotton' Hangs Up His Clippers STAFFORD, Mo., Dec. 13..(AP>—The 300 inhabitants of this village are trying to find a barber. Garland "Cotton" Harrison, 47, Stafford's barber for 27 years, quit recently to take life easy. His wife IF SHE LIKES IT... AND IF IT FITS... —AP Wircphoto ONE WILL BE PINEAPPLE BOWL QUEEN-One of these three Island mlwes will represent the University of Hawaii as queen in the annual pineapple Bowl football gome at Honolulu, T H New Year's Day. Undefeated Hawaii will p ] ay San Dicgo stafe Coneg ; The datt (1. to r.) are: Barbara Park, Anne Martin and Natalie Wells SPECIAL Comes In A Variety Of Siztt To 20 /ncnej VELOCIPEDE 12 Size '17.50 • I'/i" tubular ham* • Adjustable handle bar • RuLhtr lopped Mai wild call ipnngi For years of hard use. Has large Blze puncture-proof, semi-rmeu- matic tires. 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Britain is due to pay the United a 4 ?** 5 ,, 151 ' 5 n '"" on ln efl PK*l »»<l $87 million in Interest on Dec 31 It Is supposed to pay the Ottawa government $14 million in Canadian dollars In capital and $237 million In Interest on the same day. Britain owes the United States a total of «4,350 n>J)Jlon_$3,750 million In new money made available under the September 1046 loan pact and $600 million In pipeline aid. Her debt to Canada totals «1,18S million in Canadian dollars" Political factors clearly Influenced Prime Minister Churchill's news' elected Conservative government in reaching the decision to pav the whole amount duo to the American government. Churchill and his colleagues felt a decision to waive the interest payment would damage the nation's prestige In the United States and would weaken their overall bargaining power whrn ihey meet President Truman in Washington next month for a review of Anglo- American relations. Tangled Deer CENTRALIA, III. (API-Hunters along Ihe Knskaskla River happened onto n big 5-poitit buck deer trapped by grape vines twined ropelike In his anllcrs. While others held the buck, one man cut It free. Then, fearful the PAGE NINB Accidents Can Be Prevented ZURICH, Switzerland, yp) _ * Swiss traffic policeman has Invented a device which, he says, could prevent 80 per cent of ill traffic accidents. Jakob Gossweller, an Inventor who is assigned to the Zurich Police Department's traffic divisio nas a technical expert, said that If hti combination brake and accelerator pedal had been used in the United States the past 50 years 800 000 lives would have been raved. Under Gossweilcrs system of a combined brake and accelerator pedal, one pushes down with his lieel to provide more gas and with Ihe ball of his foot to apply the brakes. The foot Is, therefore, always in braking position. Furthermore, pressure on the brake pedal automatically cuts off the gasoline so there Is no possibility ol "stepping on the wrong pedal." scared beast might attack, they used trees for protection. But the 300 pounder—perhaps grateful-bounded away. You Just Kno w It From WHITSITT'S

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