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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 18, 1947
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It •" fl PAGE TWO BI.YTIIEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 1M7 V Jr. Leaders' Party Honors St. Patrick Weds Local Man i Tlie Day of the Irlsji was ocea don for a dance and party for 75 I V Junior Leaders and their guests Just night at the Woman's Club Ivhen the Junior Leaders' Coips en- JLertatn^d. ? The spirit of St. Patrick reigned throughout the evening in decora-, jions, refreshments nnd entertainment. . j ? Streamers of green and white crepe paper with green shamrocks Scattered-about the room formed a Setting for the affair. The refreshment table was draped with a white Cloth nnd the (able edged with preen trei>e paper ruffle and shamrocks jvere placed around the edge of the ' j:loth. j The evening's entertainment bc- ttin with a Cinderella game. The toys wnited in one room us Die " girls in another room placed her fight shoe in the center of lite floor. ?is each boy found a shoe ind the girl to v.'hoiii it belonged, he found' his partner for the first dance. Other features during the party included n St. Patrick's Day special for Irishmen only and a Jr. Lead- els' special. Each girl wore :i green Jiat nnd each boy, a green tie. j Chnneroiis were Miss Alice Saliba, staff advisor for (lie group, Mrs. Buford Young and Dalton Fowlston. > Refreshments of punch with conk- los and candy were served. Jfrf young presided at Die retre.!hm<—t fable. Presbyterian Women Install New. Officers . .-. f A survey or the year's work was ijinde at a meeting of the Woman's Auxiliary O f First Presbyterian Church yesterday afternoon at the cTnirch nnd annual reports made 1JV various officers. • Officers for the coming year were mstalied by the Rev. Harvey T Kidd. They will be Mrs. C. M. Cray, president; Mrs. L. S. Har!- irag. vice president; 'Mrs. Erwi'n J-mcs, secretary nn d Mrs. w: M. yease. treasurer. _• Call secretaries to serve will be ^u-s. Roy Walton, Mrs. ROSS Ste- •Jfcis, Mrs. E. A. Bice, Mrs. Leslie. Hooper, Mrs. w. A. Dobyns, Mrs. T;. Whlttier, Mrs. E. R. Lancashire, Jtrs. J. p. pride, Mrs. Kidd. Mis. II. H. Kouchins and Mrs Pbl) Spradtej, ' | Chairmen of the three day circles jvl.i be Mrs. George Dillahuntv, jlrs. Zal Harrison and Mrs Ver- •fton Thomasson. Mrs. E. 'B. Thomns yil! serve as chnlrman of the bus- fe^.^™!!.^.-*?!! 'Mr«. J. Mrs. Bit! CnlMsmi was before her marriage Feb. £0 Miss Horothy Pnulk of Memphis, tjhe an'l Mr. Ciillison, irifuulsnn of Mrs. M. c Culllson of Blythtville, we.v :iiar» rlcd in n ceremony nt Uenwmlo, jMiss. They are jntikinij their hrme in Memphis. Baptist Churcli Women Have Royal Service MccL Tlie Woman's Mission p. ry Sa- eiely of First Baptist Church hint Royal Service proyram meeting yesterday afternoon at the church' Miss Cordelia Wilhite led I he opening prayer following opening riiuals. Circle Three had cJia:'BO of (lie program with Mn. D. li. Bledsoe as leader. Mrs. 11. J. Krilziits gave the <!e- !t!n;<:;l. bused on the 28lh Psalm. Topic of the month wr.s "That of Russia" with Mrs. Cecil Wroten nnd Mrs. Erma ilolnian us spoik- ers. Mrs. w. Miirion Wi/'ants plnycd n recording of Russian' imisic nnd led llu> closing prayer. Mrs. Johnson Hostess To Baptist Y.' W. A. Mrs. C. E. Johnson was hostess last night nt her home at 1332 West Henrn to 11 members o f the Young Woman's Auxiliary of First Baptist Church. Mrs. Harry nay Brooks I might Die! nnd third chapters' of Home Mission book. "Shining " Jo Alice McGuire felebrates Birthday scrvance of her -121)1 birthday Saturday,at the home of her parents '.\lr. and (Mrs. :Qene McOuirc. a • 'iieir home at Number Nine {Games and contests carried out a S;t. Patrick's Day theme. Prizes also in keeping with the holiday, v/ere awarded to Mary Elizabeth A:iiJolt, Peggy J 0 Freeman, Millie A.nn Mallory and Edna Ruth Frce- .nwn. .'.Each guest ivas presented a favor- "Afsistmg Jo Alice in entertainin" vjere her mother and Mrs. Rob-rt Thompson and Mrs. Waiter 'Barnes Refreshments of birthday cake nnd i:e cream were sensed. " • * ifelhodist Women ffave Circle Meetings ;The Woman's Society of Chris' Service of -First Methodist afternon in tlio Like the Stars." WRefrcshments or ice cream with cake were served, Mrs. Sykc s Hostess lo Missionary Circle Circle fiisriit of the Woman's .ry SDCiet yof First Baptist met last night with . R. Van Patten taught the study lesson from the uook "Women's -Missionary Union at Work for the six members present. Mrs. W. p. Kir,}; and Mrs! Fallen led in prayer.!. Refreshments were served. Mr. and Mrs. Sanders Honored With Dinner Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Sande/ii .. u - t honored vvitli n dinner party Sunday nt the home of Dovle Sunders v.urt family in nrnEi;ndocio, Mo. Couple Observes 60th Anniversary In Caruthersville Mr. nnd Mrs. Lee W. Road. Ca- ,nither.svltle. Mo., citizens since I8SJ6, ob i-ivcd their tiuth wedding :innl- \ usury .Sunday, when they were honored nt special morning worship services nt the Presbyterian Church nnd with a ten nnd reception that nflc'rnoon nt the church ill Cimith- fi si Hie. I hey were married March 1«, 1837, nt the bride's home nt Mliie.niln, Mo. She is the former Miss Uellc CJreKory. The couple moved to Cnruiher.s- vlllc In lisas and since lius been outstanding in civic, educational nnd church work there. They became U tillers nt (he two-room school which under their leadership i;rew Into the modern Cfiriitlii>v.sviUe school system, Including u foiir- yenr high school. Mr. Horn! wir, liend of the C.'iruthersvllle schools (or 10 years nnd Mrs. Rood tnuglit five year.s. Air. Root! then helped orgnntec the People's Hunk, became its cashier, and was connected ,vith the bank for 10 years. During World War I, he was cc.n- nccled with the Young Men's Chris- linn Assocltitlon. He served two years in France with this ori'iinl- mllon, one of the most prominent relief agencies of World .Wnv ! and following the wur. remnlnad nbrond to work with the U. s. Immigration Department, affiliated with World Court headquarters at Geneva Switzerland. He returned to America in 192s nua was connected with the u. s. Chamber of Commerce for scvcrnl years. Mr. Rood retired from active work 'in-™ ™f! lr ?P cl '° Cn ''"'hersvllle In 10.18 with Mrs. liood. vvlio hnd served in Fulton, Mo., us librarian f w Westminster College most „! u, c time her husband was overseas They hnvc a son. Robert Peiuon Rood, of Wichita, Kan. Two Blytheville Pastors to Attend Bible Conference Two Blylhcville Baptist pastors nil pnrlicipate on the pro B ram of he tivo-clay Hible conference to be held Mareh 27-28 in Jonesboro . *-»'• H. A. Ziinniermaii, Mississippi county Baptist Missionary, v.1 discus,, "Vitiu Needs of the C.hurches Tcdny" on the morning Bits of New Mostly. .i, --u-- .unii f 1VI1I will open the afternoon program. m^rT r rCnCD '" Jo "«l>oro is ?'?.?.' *'s tang held In the slate 101 Bible study on evangelism inls- S'0n s and doctrine. Mrs. Garnette stockctt aim sons, IJiirtell and Bobby, mid Henry Mullis, all 0; ljuinas, spent the weekcncj a« Bticsts of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Klrby. Mrs. C. W. Affllck and Mrs. Bruno Tanner spent, yesterday in Memphis. Mr. mid Mrs. H. C. Campbell !)nvp returned from n ten days visit .'it Hot Springs, where they went for the lace.s. I5rs. carl and Edna Mies, accompanied by her sister, Mr::, o. c •Sayre, and Dr. Sayrc, of Durand, Mich., will leave for Tampa, Flu., tomorrow morning,'. They w lll ve- t-'.iru In two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. nob Lowe and Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Droke, ami -laughter, Mary .Jane, visited Sunday :n r;iiirk.s<Ifi)e. Miss., with Mr. Lowe's relatives. * Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Wnlls spent Ihe weekend in Little Rock as SinesCs of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Kschary and family. MI'S. Walls attended a meeting of Araknsas State Pest Control Associatton nt Hotel Mnrion. They returned by the way of Searcy, where they visited relatives. Condition of Mrs. Nrgtie Green, who underwent, n major operation last week at Blytheville Hospital, is improved. Among B'ythcvillc people who have seen "Hamlet" in Memphis are several of the younger set, including Georgeann stllwell, Ernestine French. Doris Abbott. Audrey Nell Walton and Mildred Meador. Mrs. George Stilwcll is ill at her home with influent. ^ The Rev. K. C. Brown, pastor of First Baptist Church, is conducting a .two-week revival at the Second |'Baptist Church of Pine Bluff. Coming Events WEDNESDAY Mrs. Walker Baker hostess to Wednesday Bridge Club. Town and Country Club meeting with Mrs. Fred Rutherford. THURSDAY Mrs. Cleo Langstoon entcrlainmf Octette Club with 1 o'clock luncheon. GNB Club meeting with Mrs. John Tyrone. Mrs. Helen Wren hostess to Jolly Eight Club. FRIDAY Mrs, O. O. Elkins hostess to CBC Clnh. Chapter N. p. R. O. Sisterhood, meeting at the home of Mrs. Elton Kirby with Mrs. w. L. Hnrncr as co-hostess. [GEO Club Entertained By Mrs, Ray Wliittington Mrs. Hay WWtlliigton was host- is lust Might to mcmbsrs of the Club and another guest Miss - :es Dowcn. Mls 3 Lynn Jackson won high scoie prize in evening games, and ,briogo went to Miss Dorothy Jean jiligginscn. I Refreshments were served 1 * • . Rend Courier News Wan-, Ads. 'Mi MnW- ,Mir. Mnrcu.s. -Evrard was hostess "Pel Mrs. J...H-. \yooiUon, co-hostess to .3 members of Circle Two. Mvs Hoyschcl Jackson gave the study iClRic Three- met at the church h 5 Mre ' Paul Jobe « lvi "S the stutJy lesson. The nine members present ^erc dismissed with the It"''' •; Prayer. , ;Mrs. L. E. Old was hostess nnd Mrs. -Jfwloivwhms. co-hoste.w to <f;n}r Four. Mr*. Old gave the devotional and, Mrs. Hnrrr Hain,v= the study course. The It' members ntesriu were dismissed with prayer b,v Mrs. .B. A. Lvncli. rs. W,,S., Johnson ^ave the rte- loii!.) for Circl- Five, which met »-lth Mrs.--H«rry Kir ay. Mrs. G w Pflcs rave the study and dismissed tljn 11 rnerewrs and two visitors . ptf^nl with prayer. »frs. M. G. Goodwin and Mrs. A C.- Haley <verc hostesses to 10 ,nvn-, 38 r s of Circle Six-. Mrs. P. D. Jester rave the.dnvotlonal and Mrs Q'-nr, Hawkins, the study. Bcfreshments were served at each irfccting. , . Other than the guesls nf ;>.onor Blytheville pcojile at the affair were Mr. and Mrs. Royal Sanders Mr and Mrs. John P. Holme-, iln( | daughter and the Rev. i>. i' j.,.. nignn. Shousc Initiated Sue Orsburn Crowned Champ Speller in Junior High School Sue Orsburn, cightii grade student and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. K. Orsburn, this morning won (he title -of Blytheville junior nigh Junior blgh Spelling Champion and automatic entry into the Mississippi County division of the Press- Seimilar Spelling Bee, to be held March 20 In the Courthouse here. 'l'o win her litic, Sue outspellctl Murray Smart, also an eighth-grader and son of Mr. and Mrs C. Murray smart. He misspelled 'the vnrd "dljitlierla." The champion's young brother, Billy, in the seventh guide, placed third, she won third in last year's 'Junior Fjlgh contest. Winner of the Mississippi County «ci: will enter the Mid-South contest in Memphis, which will be held -..-.. 25 at Tech High School. Mid-South winner will be awarded n trip to Washington, n. C. lor entry in the National Spelling Bee. r'articipants in thi s morning's contest were best spellers In home ivom elimination contests held last \v:c4:. They were Ruth Hnle, Suo Qrsburn, Marvin Ross, Mnry OUrlcn, Bclty Wade, Murray Smart, Barbara Van iiooscr, De- Inres Stomej), Lnveiin Crump, Francos 'Dowdy, Eugene Griffin, Mona dailies, Billic Jo Drowning, J.-iry Berry, Donnld Cobb, Doimld Bolding. Bobble Seymore, dlorin Sinllh. Bob Crawford, nil! Wunder- llch, Bobby Odom, Barbara Ann Jnlinson, Juanitn Huehanaii, Prcd- dii> Mullins, waelon Powell, Bobby Orsburn, Bobble Este.s nnd Louise Hooper. Mrs. John Thomas was in charge of (he contest and judges were Mrs. James Bell nnd Mrs. Anne B. stew- nit. Mrs. Harry llaincs pronounced words. Meetings American Legion Auxiliary meeting tonight, 7;30 o'clock, at The Hut. TOO OO ANYTHING ThV" ' CE « TA| N P*»S- OJ Monlh? Tills eroat medicine Is /iimoui to fcllovo painful distress aiitl tired ner VOUS| jmtnlUe feelings, or such ?."J S —w'""' due to remalL' functional mnntlily disturbances 1 Super-Sirengih Tires at T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. mtint^d into DeKu G^mmn y at Univt-rsity ol Arkansas, j mile. Miss Shouse was i::ad-' iiatrd last S:;riiii,' from Blvthcvillo 1 Scl'.ool. 121 K. Main GET Phone 2122 for Making and Women THAN THEIR YEARS IsTh,'!^'? 1 ,','" 1 "' lhc «"« o' « <l«r' ipc a ^u cl ch«y;:, ruapm ;^'«jf^^ thro.'.l'h'iK^o^;!.,!??? ""7 '» G «''"y "y?;^*^- n"'" «'.i cncrey lo , hour—millions or '-m' t l nu '' t I 101 ^ forth r , naro | * WE BUY j * WE SELL 1 USED FURNITURE • JIMMIE EDWARDS j FURNITURE CO. ?1S E. M»ln Ph«n e 2487 waysToi''' ^i? y "!i>c!, you In srvcral K»~S^rSf BY DAYTON Safely in your lires lies in the strength of the. cords under the trend. Aufocrofs give you 6-pfy rafi'ng. This is achieved by Knytcx Fortified Cords of. a military truck tyjic, tar stroiijter than those used in ordinary rayon automobile tires. You gel a smooth, easy-choir ride since only 4 plies of this sujior- stren^'lh cord are needed to give Autocrut;* this 0-ply strength. Quick straighi-line slops. Toe-action trend •\vith huriui'cas of cogs, bites through road film for positive control of your car. .SS? Caruthsrsville News Mrs. Musgrnve and son, Peter, of Batcsville, were guests list week of her parents, Mr and Mrs. Ernest Wilks. They were accompanied lo Caruthersville by Mr. Musgrnvc. Mrs. George Brown, accompanied by her sister-in-lnw, Mrs. Verne Forcum, oi Dyersmirg, hus gone to Hot Springs to be with her hus- b:ind. Lieutenant Brown, patient at tlie Army an ( ( Navy Hospital there. Mrs. R. L. Ward, who has been visiting relatives In Los Angeles for a month, has returned to her home Mrs. Paul Davis of New York City is the guest or her sister, Mrs. J. H. Graham. Luke mid Jim Van Ausdall have returned from Hot Springs, where ihcy hnd spent 1C dnys. Mrs. Iverson Michic and Mrs. Bill Morris have gone to Jackson-ville, 111., to visit relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon shnw nave returned from St. Louis, wlutfj lie lias been a patient for the past :evern| weeks. Robeil Hamra Is spending a month in San Francisco visiting friends. Qsceola Church Women's Organizations Meet OSCEOLA, Ark., March. 18 — Women's organizations of churches here met Monday afternoon for buslncs snild program session:!, Melhudhi Mrs. llany Jones led the :,tudy course for the Woman's ;>wiety of Christian Service when it met at the Mrs. C. M. Martin conducted the dcvolionnl ntxi also participating on the program wcic Mrs. Roland Boolhe, Mrs. W. B. Flannigun and Mrs. M. 3. Wa.;- noner. <• ' i When the Woman's ' Society met for a Itayal gervico program, .at,.the church, 22'mem- bers werc present. Mrs. .Seavcy Mcitrs hnd -charge of the program nnd Mrs. J. j. Robcrl.s d nv o n,^ devotional. Mrs. A. E. Thorn; gnve n talk on -iRussla". Cirt^-,- out .served refrcslnnenls. Christian The Christian Workers mot nt the home of Mrs. Harry Driver. Mrs. J. c. Scurlock was lender ol the program and Mrs. Joe Your.;; gave the, devptiprmi and a study course oh "Training For Service." In addition to 'if members present was a visitor, Mrs. Audsreoji Mlll'/r We the Women IIV HUTU MI1.LKTT NUA .Sl.-iff Writer "Institutions shouldn't release toys like this," sulcl (lie brokenhearted mother who turned lier MIII over to police when .she suspected thnt lie was 1m- nllcaU'd In tHc sex murder or an 1 1 - year -old Massadiusc t I s school girl. 'I'll e inofhcr told police ih.? lincl pleaded with the retoiiii school that re- lens c d her sun less t h n n Kutli Mlllclt month before the At The Hospital* Walls Hospital Dismissed: John Benson, Manila. Mrs. B. J. Allen Jr., city. Mrs. S. J. Moody and baby. Dei! Mrs. Douglas Laws.on ami baby, city. Mrs. \v. E...wheeler. Scnath. Mo 'Mrs. Tom Hopper, Coorw. Mo. Blytlieville Hospital Admitted: Mrs. Charles Liuford. city W- B. Hofrgarct. city. Born to .Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Hnrclin, city, ti'son. Dismissed: Mrs. Emms. /Moore, 'city. Jeiry Baptist; .Hospital, Memphis Dismissed: " ' Calvin Wilhins, Hixora. I1IUMLII UflUl I :iiutder, not to turn him loose. She knew her boy, who had :v jocorcl of two previous sex offenses. She knew his danger to society. But (he boy was turned loose. When arc we going t o slop bein? s-)ft about sex criminals—just because they are young— and become as realistic as this boy's mother') In nearly every scx murder that shocks and sickens us and makes Us feni- far ilic safety of our own children we find that the cri.iii- nai has a record of past offenses WHY lit; SOI-'T? When are going to get tougn enough to protect innocent women and children by putting sex criminals nway for life, no matter iio-v young they are when they commit their first offense? By being soft and sentiincr.tal and giving sex criminals "another chance," w e make possible another I trulnl murder. "Institutions shouldn't release PIMPLES Disappeared Overnight Blackhead* too. No waiting • Yes, it la tttie, Uiere is a sife. 3vu/nli-«. tneOkatril .liquid called .KLEEREX U.^t drira u[> [,itn[,l<-3 pliTdircctiaELa'aiid ^pplfccl KUer^x UIKIH tl th $ "I^'MI^ ;l {'u] I 'tf *.'$ 'i'^F*- "' llcn / n Ihcy ;ui; no lons^i cinbarrafi^l — v h^miy wilh thrfr"'iAear ^1e your monfy bath! .Aik for [Bl loljy. litre.- Kiri.j llr,,.K i) n , E p-,,,1 ,| rlll . Mother's Friend massaging preparation helps bring ease and comfort to expectant mothers. M OTHER'S FRIEND, nu exquisitely prepiirctl cinalllcnt. Is useful In ail conditions where a bland, nilltl anodyne mtissiiKO mi-cllum In £kli\ lubrication Is cleslrcil. One concluloii In \vlilcti \vomen =ior more thrm 70 ycnrs liave f il£ecl It k i nil cppllcnlloii for massanlng tHo body tlurlng uregnancy ... It helps Keep the skin salt and pliable . . . thus nvohtlu? I -unnecessary dlEcoinfort <lue to Oryncsh , and tightness. It refreshes and tones the skin. An Ideal niiissnye application for the numb, tlnglinjj or burnlnK seDsatlons oj the skin ... for t!io tlrert Dack muscles or cramp-like pains Iti the legs. Quickly nbsorlwl. Delightful to-use. Highly pr.ilse<l ^jy users, many doctors and nurses. Millions of bottles B oltl Just a"? niiy clriigBlst for Mother's .Frieiui—tbc • l -'" emollient and lubricant. Do try it. MbtK&r's- Friend 1&&MUA-W THE TIRE FOR l°/rOF TODAY'S MOTORISTS m Make Your Plans Now! To Attend The JAYCEES' Friday, March 21st 8 p.m. Here's a partial list of hundreds of dollars worth of items to be given away: * Diamond Ring * Auto Tires * Brake Relining Job * Camera * Wristwatch * Table Model Radio * Case Motor Oil * Also Cash Awards MANY, MANY OTHERS— Admission 75c Per Person Don't Miss IS! Sponsored by Blytheville's Jaycees toys like this," says a mother ' son may go to the electric chair If lie is convicted of the crime with which lie Is charged. If a mother can say that, why can't society? NEW TYPEWRITERS We are now taking orders for Royal Typewriters for delivery anywhere in Mississippi County. Call or write us. SAMUEL F, NORRIS PrltitliiB—Office Sumillcs ( l?:i Nni-ih Second Hl.vlhevillc, Ark. NOW OPEN 3 NIGHTS A WEEK and Saltirdavs Free!! Nurtli liiiiliivny Shipment of Bassinettes Just in $5.95 THE TOT SHOP j 105 S. 2nd. Plioii- 2308 Continuous Shows Kvery Day Hox Office O|)«ns 1 :<15 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KI,CN T :00 a.m. 12:15 p.m. 4 : 3i) ,,.„,. Tuesday \V«;hicscla . _ t CIlLlliS.k'ILtlCI FOiD-DiHli KiUSi Also Short Subjects Continuuus Showing Everyday Box Office Opens at 0:30 Opens Sunday 1:00; Starts 1:15 .Continuous Shows Snl. and Sun. Bargain Night Every Night E\ci-pt Saturday. No passes honored on Sunday at the Roxy. Tuesday Wctlnc.sda- ""'JACKOAKIE • PEGGY RYAN' SUSPENSE! TERROR and LOVE! DARK WATERS

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