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TAG* TWO *i/rmrrn,iT, COURIER Jant Shelton, Society Editor Phone 4461 Dinner-Shower Honors Armorel Resident Leaving for Germany A dinner party at the O. C. Elliott home last night honored Mrs, Irwln Mitchell, who with her family will leave this week for Ausbcrg, Germiny. to Join Lt. Mitchell to make their home. Mrs. Taft Metzger was co-hostr-ss for the going-away party, which was attended by 16 guests. , , c °™ e *" t . he e " d >' lu st ln The buffet meal was served from ,, " Because . tl ! e Methodist Church the dining table which held as Its „, me to lhlt ""* "' '" "'""" ln centerpiece potted plants. The tl guests were sealed »t small tables , w even. was spent Informally during which Rifts •. . ,,, .:. ,-• ° "•••" '-lui.j' vi unrist an Kerv of handerchleis were showered u,>- rj rst MelhodW Church. on the honoree. Mrs. C. E. MuliinS Half Moon WSCS Meets Honored at Party In B ' F - Ga y Home _ . Members of the Half Moon Met Twenty-five guests gathered last odist Wornens Society of night «t the home of Miss Roxanne Johnson to present assorted gifts to Mrs. Charles Edward Mullins, who w»s until her recent marriage Miw Beverly Jones. Miss Bobbie Esles was co-hosless for the bridal event and in the evening's p«rty games Miss Mclba Hill and Miss Joan Earls were prize winners. For the occasion, Mrs. Mullins chose a two piece frock of blue silk faille and pinned at her shoulder gardenia*, a gift of the hostesses. A desftcrt course was served from the dining table, which was centered with the figure of a bride doll feitooned •wlrlR. in flower studded fern Special guests for the event were Mrs. B. Mulltns. mother of !he groom and Mrs. H. A. Jones, mother of the honoree. Mrs. Bert Ross Becomes Members of Baptist WMS Mrs. Bert Ross met as » new member yesterday afternoon with M members of the Trinity Baptist Women's Missionary Society, who met at the home of Mrs. John Buchanan for the weekly session. Mra. Harry Parrijh, Mrs. Lennle Thorpe arid Mr*. Charles Abbott ww« the Society's guests for the meeting which was conducted by K. Parks, first vice presi- . Group singing, followed by prayer by Mrs. W. D. .Crocker, preceded th* deroUcmal given by Mrs. James Kellj. Sentence prayers led by Mrs. Bu- ehaium and closed by Mrs. Ross preceded the lesion Uught by Mrs. Crocker. Prayer by Mr*. Kenwrjght adjourned the teuton. Mr«. c. dent. Yarbro WSCS Begins Study Lewon in Bunch Home Metnben of th« Yarbro MethodUt Wornenn Society of Christian Sfrv- iw la«t night met In the home of Mra. ,Nlta. Bunch to begin the book, "Th« Study of the Book of Acts." Participating in the discussions vert Mri. Eiaie Wheeler, Mrs, Glen Bunch, Mra. Charles Krut^ and Mrs. Denny Hammond. Group singing followed by a de- TOttonal by Mrs. Hammond preced- ad v th« evening's program, A buttnen session was conducted by .Mrt.'Bunch and following the adjournment held. »ocl»l hour w»s Guild Convenes at Church For Program-Business . The Wesleyan Service Guild ol the yirst Methodist Church last night met at the church tor * program-business meeting, with Mrs B. F. Scott leading the program, "Becauae We Have Been So Greatly Blessed." A responsive reading led by Mrs w, W. Peek followed by group singing opened the session. Mrs. Scott »a« assisted by th« Guild In pre- Knting the program. Following the adjournment Miss Delsle Rinks i hour In served. * - ° 0lti " ,. party foods were UCK »™ wrs. uay participated. Newly Organized Circle A brief business session was led Meets in Wagner Home f Mrs. Mitchell, wsns nr,«i<i..n>. " v -'- la '" wa^iiLr t ionic Service last night met at the home of Mrs. B. F. Gay for the program, "What Bring We to Our Saviour" which was led by Mrs. James Alexander. Responsive reading by the group taken from the 81th Psalm preceded the program In which Mrs. w. R. Lightfoot, Mrs, O. M. Mitchell, Mrs. R. L. Hawkins, Mrs. H. C. Buck and Mrs. Gay participated. A brief business session was |>- U by Mrs. Mitchell. WSCS president, in which plans were discussed for conducting rrum prayer meetings for evangelistic services. These meetings would be held on Sunday evenings. Mrs. Hawkins adjourned the meeting with prayer after which Mrs. Day served refreshments. Mission Program Being Planned by Baptist WMU Plans for a community missions program to b« gli'cn Jan. 28 at Calvary Baptist Church yesterday wore made at nn Executive Board meeting of (lie Womens Missionary Union of Ihe church. The Hoard session preceded the general meeting and wns led by WMU president Mrs. H. J. Fondren. Mrs. Henry Cro.wett was the only guest for the general meeting, which opened with repenting of (he watchword and group singing. Prayer by Mrs. Mike Richcy (ire- ceded Ihe report of officers, circle chairmen and special committee heads. It wns announced that a potluck supper also would be given In connection with the planned Jan. 28 meeting. t Following a devotional by Mrs. Heal Geurln, Mrs. Henry Berry led in the closing prayer. Mrs. Olan Wright Joins Methodist Circle One Mm. Olan Wright met as a new member with Circle One. of Lake Street, Methodist Wnracn,* Society of Christian Service last night at the Circle's weekly session at the church. Prayer oy Mrs. W. L. Green opened the session for the 15 members, attending. Mrs. Joe Strickland gave the treasurer's report, which was followed by, a proposed project, a study g d bsj a p rantf for a worthy student. The business session was conducted by Mrs. Billy King after which the poem. "A New Page" was read by Mrs. George McGliehcy, w h o slso adjourned (he meeting with prayer. Mrs. Henry Berry, young people's smoothly and rtulckly. """" " ---- " . , director, Inst night was n guest -. L. Wllltl.lj iJIIJJ- list Young Womens Association who met at the. home of Mrs, c. S. yards of 39-inch. For this pattern, send Birmingham. Mrs. Birmingham is counselor for the YWA. The evening's program, "The Entrance of Thy, Words" MS taken from the YWA'manual, "The window" and all members participated. Prayers were ."offered during the evening by Miss Lucinda Cole nnd Mrs, Berry. A social hour followed. VX/,, 11 II 1J 13 Elizabeth Lilies was admitted to . Wyatt HoJds Program W»W» HosplUl yesterday to under. For Methodist Women r,".tu jjtv.jvtii.L-u njr inn worneiis oo- clcty of Christian Service of the A business session conducted by Mi*s, Wyatt preceded the program given at the church, Officers reports were heard and Mrs. A. N. Williams was appointed secretary of publicity U> replace Mrs. O. E. Kmtdscn, who resigned. Participating on the program were Mr.?. Hugh Whltsltt, Mrs. Jerry Hearn, Mrs. c. A. Cunningham and Mrs. Alex Shelby. Repeating or the Lord's Prayer adjourned the meeting nnd the orfl- cers of the Society were hostesses for a social hour following In the Fellowship Rooms. Nine members and two guests of Ihe newly organized Business Wo- mens Circle o( Trinity fiaptlst Church Insl night met In the home of Mrs. Jett Wngner. Mrs. Peggy Buchanan and Mrs. E. O. Parks were the Circle's guest.';. Circle officers to serve for 1052 are Mrs. Idell Lowe, chnlrman; Mrs. Bill Lowe, co-chairman; Mrs. Lavona Everett, secretary and treasurer; Miss Bernlce Overman, mission study; Miss Ilnrnlce James, so- clnl chairman; Mrs. Irene Prichnnl stewardship; Mrs. Charles A^ams. reporter; nnd Mrs. B. G. Lovcll, publicity. . .- --tents and Mrs. McDonald Is Mrs, Haley's sister. Mr. and Mrs. McDonald lived near Nashville and funeral services were in McKenzie. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Allison will leave tomorrow for their home In Weksburg, Miss., nftor having been the hou.scgue.-iUi of Mr. Allison's sister. Mrs. R. A. Copeland and Mr Copetand. Seaman James o. Gentry, who Is serving aboard Ihe submarine tender. USS Sperry at -San Diego. Calif., Is spending a 26-day leave here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs S. L. Gentry. C. A. Taut is reported in an Improved condition nt Memphis Baptist Hospital. Mrs, Irwin Mitchell and children, Jeanette Jean McFarland and Ronnie and Carol Mitchell will leave Thursday for Soulhlngton, Conn., to visit friends and relatives' until sailing from New York for Ausberg, Germany, lo Join Lt Mitchell. Lt. Mitchell has been iii Germany since October. Herman Cross Is repotted as remaining In n critical condition at Walls Hospital, where he Is a patient. Richard Faught Jr.. Is the name which has been chosen by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Pmigjii for their second child. R son. born Monday at Walls Hospital. They have a daughter, Trudy Jean. So Wonderfully Simple l-M* By Sue Burnett Hern Is n neiil mid simple frock for daylong wear that even a begin- Mrs. Henry Berry Is Guest - - .- Vf/'tU r I D i- \nfn ner cnn "' nkc W ith casc - Jllst tw o Wltn Lalvary Baptist YWA main pattern pieces—and a clearly illustrated sew chart to guide you Pattern No. 8171 'is a y sew-rlle with six members of Cnlvnry Bap- perforated pattern in sizes H. 16 '8. 20; 40. 42. 44, 40. Size 16,' COINS, your name, address. Izre desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER lo Sue Burnett. Courier News 372 W. Qulncy Street, Chicago 6. The new Spring and Summer Basic FASHION for women who sew win be ready for you shortly. Send 2o cents now for your copy. Bits of NewHI Hecilc Press Wee/c ' in F ^ Swing; for Spring Revealed BO treatment. Mrs. Charles Stevens of Detroit is the guest of her parents, Mr. nd Mrs, H. J, Fondcen. Mr. and Mrs. •*'• 'c. Haley and Points. Twice a year these hard-working ladies descend on New York's con^ --------- — ...,„ ivJlliD *.„..- rs ason ress ee, ............ - — •-• — • •••• ••-ui-oiu. cslcd garment district fora sched- started some Ifn year? ago bv the Mr. and Mrs. McDonald were for- u'e of fashion showings that begin New York Dress Institute has be- mer Blvthevlll,. r^irfen,, .n/i M,. every morning with 8 o'clock break- come a field day for the thousands fast am) ,n,,tln,.. ,., .„„> ,1.. Study Group of Womens Fellowship Meets in Home >• program In the lorm of a radio broadcast, complete with master of ceremonies and contestant.'! yesterday was given for the 25 members of the Christian Women's Fellowship of the First Christian church who met at the home of Mrs. M ilxsirnmotis. Mrs. Rupert Craflon wa v s co-hostess for the session and conducted the business discussions. Mis. Albert Taylor directed the afternoon's proem in In which Mrs E. M. Terry, Sr., was master of cer-' emmilcs and Mrs. Ben Harpolc Mrs James Terry. Mrs. John McHnncy. Mrs. Hither Gray. Mrs. W. D. Cobb Mrs. R. ]_,. Dcdman. Mrs. J c Ellis' Jr.. and Mrs. Eric Whitley were contestants. Mrs. Sam " Hanley directed the worship period and was assisted bv Mrs. Whitley. " Following the missionary offering r " Buffet Supper Precedes Weekly YWA Meeting A' buffet supper last night preceded the weekly session of the Young Women's Association of the First Baptist Church. Meeting at the church, Miss Max- iuc Overman led the openiiijr pray- ror the seven members attending. Following supper, plans were ,.,.,cussed for the Associatlonal YWA meeting to be held in February. Miss Overman presented the eve TUTOBAY, JANTJAKT 8, 198t By DOROTHY HOE Associated PreM Womrn'i Editor NEW YORK (/P| _ What you'll To attend every style preview to which they are invited during this ,.., j™.. hectic period known as Press Week wear Jn the Easter parade 1« being In the garment industry, each edi- inspected this week by a rushed tor would have to be divided into and harried mob of fashion editors at least three parts all equipped representing sewspapers all over the with iron constitutions All are United States and many foreign ready tor a rest cure when it Is and continue far into the — — ---- ..,. oj^^ai^i iiim itvjte.viujry iiianutac- night, leaving little tlmt for either turers In the world's biggest gar- food or sleep. mcn t center. What started as a The showings cover every phase r a i r |y ca)m schedule of fashion pre , of feminine apparel, from the " cce - wo >- ies lhal ar « lullcne0 "' . •-• ----- • — ...... - , score or ass o e dresses, coats and suits that make designers has gro™ to a Pranken- up the main shows to the hats. s u.i n O f incredible proportions. - Makers or everything from scarfs to costume jewelry and from handbags to blouse.s are determined to shew their wares to the visiting press before the exhausted editors can escape to the comparative peace and quiet ot their own home towns. and in I and dinner"shows. Coming Events Tuesday Eastern Star has 8 p.m. meeting at Masonic Hall. East Side Garden Club has 7:3) p.m. meeting at Lake Street Meth- cdist Church. Mr.s. Elsie Fulgham, hostess and Mr.s. J. W. Woolums. program chairman. Country Club Duplicate Bridge League playu at the club at 7:15. Wednesday Chapter "D" of PEO has 1 p.m. luncheon meeting at Hotel Noble. Mrs. Sam Haynes entertaining High Two Club. Mrs. Marvin Nunn hostess to Town and Country Club. CIB Bridge Club meets at the Dixie pig wit Mills, hostess. Thursday Elliott Fletcher Chapter ^ of UDC has 12:30 p.m. luncheon meeting at Hotel Noble. . Junior High School PTA has 3 p.m. meeting at school preceded by 2:30 p.m. Executive Board meeting. Mary Martha Class of First Bap- list Church has potluck supper meeting at 7 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Adolph Heinicke. Mrs. Ney Hunt and Mrs. Roy Wert, co-host- e.sscs. Duplicate Bridge League plays at Hotel Noble at 7:30 pm. Miss ,/ettye Huffman hostess to GEO Club. Thursday Rook Club plays with Mrs. J. o. Huey. Mrs. Joe Neeley entertaining TLE Mr.s. Richard T. Club. Friday Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi has 2:30 p.m. meeting at the home of Mrs. Joe Freeman, 1605 Hcarn. Atrs. Doyle Henderson hostess to Friday contract Club. La FineMe meets with Mrs. J Whitney Morgan, Saturday n has 6:3C p.m. potluck dinner at home of Mrs. Ralph Berryman, with Mrs. George Wiggs, co-hostess. Duplicate Bridge League plays at Hotel Noble at 1:30 p.m. « u»»,T,,i>g LUC mi.ssionarv olierinp Mrs. George Barham led in prayer „ ZclR P hapter ol Mt * Ka PP a and Mrs. Albert Taylor read Ihe aimirn " hns 6:3C """• notluck dinner poem. "Words to Live By" hy st Francis of Asslsi. Ator the missionary benediction the hostesses served refreshments At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Mae Williams, Steele. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Richard Faught and baby City. It /r, • T • - ivL'ama-peLicenses A O - »-— --^- The following couple yesterday nlngs devotional after which a pro- obtained a marriage license at the grammas given by Miss Kathcrine office of the county clerk, Mrs. Elizabeth Blythe Parker: „ . „ — Charles Edward Ross and Miss Read Courier NC.WR Clnsslriert Ads. Peggy Bourlanrt. both of Chicago. The Sensational and his accordion Singing the Songs You Like . . . Featured Nightly at the Razorback from 9 p.m.-l a.m. (Excluding Sunday) The Razorback TO YOUR CLOTHES YOUR CLOTHES LAST LONGfR . . . K£f/> THAT "SHOWCASE" LOOK Send us your finest fabrics, your costliest linens with worry.. .we will return them to you gently out thoroughly laundered. . .and pressed perfectly hy our skilled operators. BLYTHEVILLE STEAM LAUNDRY & CLEANERS PHONE 4418 over. Slaried 10 Y«rs ABO New York's fashion Press Week, „, ap|)are| manu(ac . views by a score or loss of the lip * RUTH MILLETT 'Letting Yourself Go' Means More Than Ap'pearance By RUTH MIU.ETT, NEA SUH Writer When we talk, about a woman's "letting herself go." we u-sually refer to her looks. We mean she isn't others, the one who Is easily upse* —all these women are letting their charm go. Mental laxity It Unaliractlv* - ...„.„ „„,„ „, S1>e "«y let herself go when It which a woman may let herself go, ™ rae -' i to llsl "B her mind. If she that are Just as much of a mtstake. f akes her husband's opinions for In looking her best as she was once upon a time. But there are many ways in Full Schedule Because they are in the main j conscientious reporters, eager to| St\/l Ing I ° ' 7 ' She may let herselt go when it comes to friendships. For example: the woman who becomes so wrapped up In her lamily that she has no time tor rrlends. She may let herself go when It comes to outside Interests. That Is exactly what she does if she falls to replace worn-out interests with new ones, or becomes a half-hearted member of a number of organi- sations, instead of a working member of a few. She may let herself go when It comes to personal charm. The woman who nags, the cne who whines, the one who looks for the ivorst In her own. if she merely re!!ec« the opinions of the women she knows. If she Is quick to confess that sh« doesn't like to do anything that requires much thought, she is lettinrj her mind go. ^ l ^ She may let herself go In terms of self-conridence and self-reliance. The woman who can't make a decision without talking it over with someone else, or who Is forever apologizing, is surely letting her self-confidence go. She may let herself so In many ways that make her less of a person. Neglecting her looks is Just one of the «'ays. , give a complete account of ccmi.-,, styles lo the folks back home, most of the visiting editors try to make the whole schedule of showings, proceeding at a full gallop from down to midnight, filling reams of notebook paper, collecting hundreds ol fashion photograplis and emerging from the fray at the end of the week much like a punch-drunk fighter. During the opening day of the current -series, the editors were welcomed at a breakfast and forum, proceeded to showings by designers Pauline Trlgere and Philip Mangone during the morning, wedged in a showing of Delman shoes at noon, hnd lunch at one to the accompaniment of a show by the international silk Association, proceeded through a couple more dress shows during the afternoon and wound up with an evening preview of custom clothes by Elizabeth Arden at her plush Fifth Avenue sa- 'on. Morning Shows Most of the fashion news of the day was garnered at the two morn- and Philip Mangone, with the fabulous touch supplied by Miss Arden. Miss Trigere, fore-handed as usual, dramatized for the editors the importance of the princess silhouette for spring, showing a collection both comprehensive and cohesive, carrying out the corseted midriff and fitted torso look in every number. The princess line as executed by Ti'igcre hugs the body from bust to hips, revealing every line of the torso and necessitating the elimination cf all bulges, either through ex-pert corsetry or strong- minded diet. Slim Waist Important Mangone. the old master tailor, also accents the Importance of for 1952 wearer for the outer look of small waist, high, defined bust, smooth midriff and general streamlined lock." The younger set will go in for the Gibson Girl look, says Emily Wilkens. designer of junior fashion/.' She adds: Hustles Due Back "The 1910 silhouette is still good '-- 1952. we'll be seeing a bustle Have Additional Charm, Allure By DOROTHY' ROE Associated Press Fashion Editor Appropriately enough for Leap Year, 1952 fashions will be loaded. „ rei-iug „ a ^ ue with the subtler ingredients of fern- effect on many fashions, big sleeves inlne allure, with accent on curves. Jlml a pretty, feminine look. The The small waist, the rounded hip- Slrls still will wear petticoats, but Sine, the accented bust and the i " ot •«> many and not so full as those ladylike look are all prominent in j of - 'he last year." the spring collections of top de- So 1952 is the year in which you signers, while resort wear goes all Pay your money and take ycur out for glorifying the female form " devine and if .it's not divine the new fashions will do their utmost to make it appear so. Two major silhouettes are in prospect for the New Year. One is slim and tubular, the other draped and bouffant. Lilly Dache, designer of "tip to toe" ra-shions describe the Jekyll-Hyde fashion prospect thus: Two Choices in '52 "Women have' a choice of l»'Oj_v distinct ways to look in 1952 — and! Jfiow for Americans choice. If you fancy ...„ lined look, go in lor slim skirts*! smooth, dropped shoulders, slim waisc. rounded hlpline—and a short haircut. If you're the frilly tvpe. rnoke a bceline fcr the leg o' mutton sleeves nnd the fluffy skirts that slso will be in the picture. In any event, you can't lose. It's Leap Year, and open season for all-out nllure. 'poodle' cut, nnd the silhouette is straight and supple, with a corseted effect at the waistline, high neckline, rounded hipline. sleeves pushed up to three-quarter length and shoes with slightly lower squared spool heel. the incl second look, the hair Is worn in a chignon, the slim waistline In his collection of 'Fredericks ways; For th long anc _ o , ..„ skirt is full and one inch shorter than the straight skirt, the neckline is deep, the bodice draped and sleeves high and full in Gibson Girl style. High-heeled pumps go with this one." As for hats. Mme. Dache says they will be "very- large or very small," and Mr. Fred, of John SAIGON, Indochina ( t Vi —American women in Saigon frequently have their own showing of the latest Paris fashions in this city ' called -The Paris of the East." Collections of Parisian model usually are displayed at the residence of Mrs. Donald Heath, wife of the American minosler to Indochina. The women who attend pay 51.25 admission. This goes to n fund /or French and Vietnamese soldiers wounded in fighting Communist-ted VietminlT forces. precise, nlp-walsted suits, but offers a variety of silhouettes, ranging rrorn the suit with bell skirt and rounded jacket to his perennial the cln.s.stc, pencil-slim favorite, taillcur. Fabrics are ot high importance In all the main collections, as designers make the most of new triumphs of the weavers in feather-light wooleiLs with varied texture interest, and rich silks that drape and tailor like suitings. Such are the facf,s garnered by the 150-odd visiting editors during the first day of .Pre-ss Week, spring Hie Department of Commerce and Labor was created by Act of Congress Feb. H. 1303. "You'll be able to see the hats next spring, no matter how high tile poodle hairdo goes. We'll have no more of those controversies about — 'Was or was not the Duchess wearing a hat?'" 'Thp. Hotly' On the beach, the bcdy takes the spotlight, says Frances Sirier. designer ot bathing suits, sportswear and, more recently, a new foundation garment which she calls "the body." She says: ' "For true fashion in 1952. women must strive for 'a sculptured, supple look of complete ease and com- fcrt. This is achieved by the inside story of swim suits and 'beach wear —a carefully fitted foundation (o keep the curves under control. The 'correct body lines prepares the We Can Restore Your Old Photograph! Old, yellim-ccl, frayed, folded, and even damaged prints can lie given lrue-(n-life reproduction. Your oriKitinl is returned unharmed. Any section or part of your old photograph can be removed and enlarged. Tiny snapshots can be made "life size." Undesirable features can he removed. See O'Stcen's lodavl U.ilcn to Kf.CN ,i( IO.-10 a. m . and 4:00 p.m. daily for our pro- sram announcements Box Office Phone Z152 Office Phone 6008 Bn.v Office Opens at 1:15 Shoiv Starts 2:00 p.m. Continuous Showing Kvcryday Tuesday & Wednesday /ttt*^ This Coupon Is Worth C1 f ONE \ «4> I [ DOLLAR 1 credit (o you an a 10 x 16 reproduction of any old portrait or photograph (hat you want lirillianlly reproduced. This offer is for a short lime only! Cnme in to O'Sleen's NOW! 115 West Main Phone %71 "Hlylhcville's Oldest & Most Complete Studio" Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Tuesday & Wednesday

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