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r- BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS «Tan« Shelton, Society Editor etvd Phone 4461 Surprise Birthday Lange Semester Attendance Told; Celebration Given 60 Children Have Perfect Record A surprise birthday celebration honoring 'Mrs. L. C. Rollison and Mrs, C, E. Johnson last night highlighted. the business-social meeting ll£lllcu llle uu&llle£V>-£UCIitl int-'tUJIIg i«[j,i»-n« \«. L.nt ),<.-lJtlu tllu\ of the Fidelas Ciass of the First 'tot 'or the first semester. Baptist Church. rt[JLI;n ksllllllll. iJl.ltA.vi JJ.» t/luVllCJ Mrs. Henry Hughes and Mrs. W. they are as follows: . . . E. Wallace were hostesses at the Wallace home to the 12 members Don Cook, Juanlu Craig, Delorls and two guests, Mrs. Lee Powell and Ashley; Miss Elizabeth Ha!sU?ad— , . Miss Dorothy Rollison. ss oroy oson. ars oy oroo. ames ee A devotional by Mrs. Tommy Bo- Medlln, Louis Keith Sharp, Carolyn gun preceded a prayer by Mrs. Al .vin Hardy who later conducted the business discussions. A lace cloth overlaid the refreshment table which was topped with the birthday cake honoring the two Short, Mary Gay Nelson, Danny bimiham. Nathaniel Aitslen. Martha Dale Fnrrimond. Third grade—Airs. Jewell Feath- crston—Donald Aycock. Jr., : Jerry Hill, Danny L/iwe, Gary White, Elizabeth An«el. Margaret Hoi- brooks. Unrta Lcng; Mrs. Colleen Wood—James Harry Ashley. Elfocrt class members. Scarlet and whius carnations set in feathery fern combined to form the table's center design. Corsage of reel carnations were presented the honorees from the class. Family Dinner Party Given Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Lane entertained with a family dinner party at their South Highway 61 home . last night. Following dinner the guests spent the evening informally during which group pictures were matte. Spring blooms were set about the entertaining room for the occasion. Included In the guests list were Mrs. Mollie Booker of Holland. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Crawford of Flint. Mich,, Mr. and Mrs. Kessell Booker and four children of Toledo, O., Mrs. Kermal Booker of Holland and Mr, and Mrs. Upton Booker and two children of Blytheville. Wilson Good Citizenship Girl Named WILSON, Ark.—Miss f'.itsy Kun-* nally. daughter of Mrs. Marthalidc Nnnnnlly of Whltton and Oscc Ntm- nally of Tnunatin, has been select- - — cd Good Cltlzciuhlp Girl at Wilson XA/ppL; |\/ Higli School. The contest was spoil- * ' cclv -' / sored by the William Slrong Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution The a w a r d, given annually to a senior, is based on ,1 e a dership, citizenship and TLE Club Has Dessert Bridge All members of the TLE club attended the dessert bridge last night • t the home of Mrs. Jack Dickasnn. Mrs. Otto Scrape won high score, with Mrs, W. J. Cupples taking second high ind Mrs. Gilbert Smythe, bridge. Tulips Make The Trim 8790J By Sue Burnett Here is an adorable puffed sleeve dress for the miss of three to eight, to wear to school or parties. Twin tulips edged in ric rac make 1 an exciting trim, and match the lower skirt contrast. For this pattern, send 30c In COINS, your name, address, siz desired, and the PATERN NUM. Mrs. James Rogers last night was hostess to members of the GEO Club BEB, to S,,e Bume-i.'c-ourier'News f n " rt 5° mB T? hTd'^ "^ ""'"' 373 W. Q u,ncy Street, Chicago 6. '"!,£ ^^ ™^ 50n „„„ ^ W. H. O'Keefe were puests for the game. A dessert course was served Pattern No. 8790 is sew-rite perforated pattern In sizes 3. 4, 5 . , 39-inch; H yard contrast. Mrs, Julia Penn, principal of Lange School, has announced the names of GO children wliose names appear on the perfect attendance . by teachers and grades, First grade— MR,. Lucille Sralia— Charles Roy Holbrook. James Lee White. Second grade—Mrs Frances SVar- rcn—Jlmmic Ray Rodgers, Patricia Ann Lawrence, Lfnrfa Tyrone ; Mrs. Alice ijipscomb— Joyce Emmett Lucas, Nccira Jean Briley, Diane McCuktll. Fourth grade — Miss Frances Bright — Sandra Moore, Virginia Rambo, Paula June Rowe, Morris Painter. Jimmy Lentz. Gary Sparks; Mrs. Mary Clay Crawford—Johnny Baxter, Lcroy HiidcHeston. Elci.se Bailey, Norma Jean rUncaid. Sylvia Ladtl. Antoinette Lewis, Kay Shearin. Glenda Bhelton. Tilth grade—Mrs. Iris Cooper—Jo Ann Battles. William Edward Donn, Horny Hucy, Susan Mane Lucas, Nancy Ruth Mulllns; Mrs. Alvlu Huffman — Josie Crews, Manelee Lunsword, Herbert Baxter. Byron Mocre, Ray Nelson, Sixth grade—Mrs. Doris Slaughter—Linda Dunn, Irby Lynn Hodge. Stella Ruth Hogue, Kona Fay Mea- rtor. Olenda Fainter; Mrs. Julia Club Meets With Mrs. C. F. Tucker Mrs. O. r. Tucker yesWrday entertained at her Promised Land home for the weekly afternoon of playing bridge ot members of the Octette Club. Mrs. James B. Clark was the only suest with the group and in the bridge game Mrs. J. C. Ellis won high score and Mrs. Homer Wilson, second high. Refreshments were served by the White Elephant Party Follows Class Supper A white elephant party followed the pot luck supper meeting of 21 members and two guests to the Phebean Class of the Fits'. Baptist Church, who last night met at the church. Mrs. Harvey Chapman. Mrs. Gar- retl Abbott. Mrs. Lee proctor and FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 1952 Mr, and Mrs. Gerald Blomeyer That 'Year of Opportunity Is Here Again—Leap Year, 'Necessity' > ...i, OHM wiio. ^jcmiu n»]int;)ur *-crtp yrai, wiien women are sup. announce the birth of their first j posed to slrlde forth and bag them- That year Is here again. Leap year, when women are sup. child, a son, Wednesday morning at walls Hospital. He has been named John Edward, Mrs. Blomeyer Is the former Miss Frances Field, John Fill Is reported in a critical condition at Walls Hospital -.vhere he? was remos'ed Tuesday after having been stricken.ill. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Foley Jr.. of West Helena announce the birth of a daughter Tuesday, Mrs. Ft/Icy is the former Miss Nola Marrov; of Blytheville. J. B. Higgs. who Li a student at Hendrix College, Conway is the. mid-semester guest of hi? parents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Rig^s. Mr. and Mrs. James Lev! Flack announce the birth of their first selves a man. was given to us by are exactly divisible by 400. Some parts of the u-orld did not think much or the pope and it took them some time to adopt his system. But it is now In . s in must places. Perm — H. L. Rosamond. Frank w. J. Rodsers and following supper rtowc. Donald Tinker. Molly Jo •- — • • Reasley, Jo Ann Kincald. the community sch elastic ind average Miss Nunnally is editor of the school paper, president of the school Future Home-makers ol America Chapter, I'alsy Nunnally treasurer of the National Honor Society, vice-president of the Mississippi County Federation of Future Homcmnkcrs of America, nnrt R member of the Glee Club and Mixed Chorus. In addition she serves as an assistant Sunday School teacher, president ot the Methodist Youth Fellowship and vice-president of the Sub-District Methodist Youth In Mississippi County. Last summer, she was a delegate Mrs. George Saliba. Jr., was the only guest with members of the Thursday Rook Club yestmlay when Mrs. Eupene Brown was hostess at her home for the weekly session. Potted plant marked the entertaining room and in the rook game Mrs, \v. B. Mayo won high score and Mrs. Clco Wren, second high. Hooko honors went to Mrs. C. G. Soberer. Following the game, the hostess served a luncheon plat*, from Arkansas to Youth Convacatlon ind. the National in LaFayclte, Dixie Pig Scene Of Bridge Game A dessert bridge at the Dixie Pig yesterday entertained members of La Nueve and two guests, Mrs. W. H. O'Keefe Thompson, and Mrs. Robert I. Mts. Clarence Webb wns hostess for the occRsion. In the afternoon's bridge KJIIIV?, Mrs. O'Keefe won high score and Mrs. Lynn Hughes, second high. Mid-Week Club Meets in Home Luncheon at the J. Louis Cherry home followed by an afternoon of playing bridge yestcrnay honored members of the Mlrt-Wcek Club. An air of Spring was added to the scene by the bouquets of blooms set about the home, In the bridge game following luncheon. Mrs. Cecil Shane won high score and Mrs. B. A. Lynch, second high. Mrs. James Rogers - _. •-' OTOUD i I I iri V^IUU Mrs. Rose Hostess At Country Club Clusters of carnations and lighted red tapers centered each of the small tables set up in an enter- lalnlng room of the Country Club Wednesday for the dessert bridge honoring members of the Kibitzer Club and an Osceola Bridge Club. Mrs. pjchard Hose was hostess for the event,. In the bridge game of the afternoon. Mrs. Robert McHaney won high score nnd Mrs. Bob Dyess of Osceola took second high honors. Mrs. E. P. Borum Entertains Club Mrs. Edgar. P.. Bonim yesterday entertained at her home with a luncheon brld.ge honoring; members of the Thursday Contract Club and two juest-vMrs. G. M. Powell and Mrs. Spencer Alexander. Spring blooms were set In greenery to form the center design for the luncheon table. In the bridge game following, Mrs. Powell won high honors, with Mrs, Alexander taking second high. Duplicate League Plays 4-Table Howell Session A four-table Howell movement last night was plnyed by members of the Blytheville Duplicate Bridge League. Playing at Hotel Noble, Mrs. George Wiggs and Mrs. Frank Grigsby won first place honors, with Oscar Harrlaway and O. S. Crowel) taking second place. rs. Fletcher Kins presented devotional. A duet by Mrs. Blue and Mrs. B. T, Slaylon preceded the business session conducted by Mrs. M. L. Stewart, class president. White elephant gifts were exchanged by the group and the meeting adjourned with prayer l>y Mrs, Harry Bogun. .„-- ....,..'.*, ..,,.-.. LAC I *UI-14?I Ullu aljlmullc*. LIIC UllUl III LIICIF lltbU Mrs. Pearl Lamb were hostesses tor! child, a son, Jan. 22 at, Walls Hostile occasion. Mrs. Paul Blue ami — • ' Miss Prances Slayton were class guests. Magnolia leaves, studded with small white elephants arranger! circus style adorned the long tables. The Invocation was Riven by Mrs. , He has been named James Lei'i Flack, jr. Mr. Flack Is now in Navy recruit training at San Diego, Calif. Mrs. Flack and son were removed to their home on West Main Street today. — ~ •••• •• •••* «!• • •-" •" '•" "j **,j^ 11 ,3 iiu vi Hi lurcE in iiiust places Julius Caesar. Pope Gregory XIII | Still, the Gregorian calendar ex- made some changes In 1582. But the --basic Idea su-ms from the emperor's edict In 46 B.C. [n modern limes no one has offered a good explanation for the custom of female wooing in leap years, but It seemed lo be well known in 1283. That year Scotland passed a law. It snid that in leap years any single 8irl could propose publicly to any man not married or engaged. If the man turned her down he was to be fined. France passed a similar law a few years later and the 15th century Genoa and Florence Joined in. Basically, leap years have nothing to do with who proposes to whom. They are just a means to make our years come out even, It takes the earth 365 da.vs, 5 hours, 48 minutes and 46 seconds to travel around the sun. The four Monthly Singing Set The monthly singing convention of l p.m. patient at Blytheville Hospital. A daughter was born Jan. 7 to Charles E. Cater, aviation electronics j technician, and Mrs. Cater at the U. S. Naval Hospital. Memphis. The baby is t.he first child and has been named Marian Nell. Mrs, Cater is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William H. McDonald of Dlythevillc. Mrs, Jim Smart and daughter. Nell, are visiting relatives in Holly Grove. Miss Nancy Hughes Is visiting f «., b ..,„„,.,.„,,„.„„ UI friends in Dallas and Wichita Falls, the Pemlscot County* Singing Con- lex. While In Wichita Falls, she vonllon will be held Surrhw nt will ho the guest of her brother, LtJ Okena, Mo. Singing will begin' at Ross D, Hughes. Jr., who is sta- 1 " *" tioneti there with the. Air Force. J. Cecil Lowe, II. son of Mr..and Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe o! Rlytherllle, has been elected president of Tau Pi Epsllon Pi, honorary pre-medical fraternity. He Is a junior at Washington University. St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Crawford of Flint. Mich., and Mr. and Mrs. Kessell Booker and four children of Toledo, O., will leave this weekend for their homes after having spent a week here with relatives. Mr. nnti Mrs. Jack Hale left yesterday for a vacation In southern Florida and Havana. Yarbro Baptists, Guests i Meet in Campbell Home The Yarbro Baptist Women's -Missionary Union met yesterday at the home of Mrs. T. T. Campbell. Mrs. Bessie Yarbro met as a new member with the group and guests were Mrs. Mac Krutz, Mrs. George Swayne, Mrs. Spencer Kessler and Mrs. Howard Johnson. Following a brief busintss discussion, the remainder of the afternoon was'spent'In quilting dur- in; which Mrs. Campbell served refreshments. , seasons come and go In that time Miss Winnie Virgil Turner is a. and then they start over. H every year had just 365 days, the ex- ira six hours in each year would c - o , tS; . ;.. ' ' ' »"" »ringe piaycci, wun MISS vera «-•' hi? ,, ya Goodrich winning high score anrt . and bridge played, with Miss Vera Mrs. O'Kecfe, second high. Final Closeout Dresses ? Tomorrow t it's Whitsitt's 'Because You Like Smart Things' Too-Close Friend May Not Be Any Friend at All There Is such B thing as a woman having too cMse a friend. She is too close n friend if: You feel you can't ever entertain without Including her. She feels free to tell you the unkind Rnd uncomplimentary things thnt someone else says about you. You tell her all of your personal troubles, including the short- *" RuU TMlUctt coming. 1 ; of your husband. She is always critical of- anything you buy If she wasn't along to help you select it. She is forever offering advice. She feels perfectly free to drop in any time. She feels she knows you .=o well she can be "perfectly frank" In everything she says. This is Just an excuse for not bothering to show you the courtesy and respect she shows others. Beware tier Betterment Frogr.iins She is always trying to improve you, Instead of letting you be yourself. She knows just how you should dress, just how you should decorate your living room, ,just how you .should bring up your children. She wants a full accounting of any party you attend to which she was not hwiteri. Sho feels free to ask any kind of personal question, -from how much you paid for your new drirss to how you are getting along with your In-laws. She is jealous of your other friends. She monopolizes ycur time. Close friends :\re wonderful as- cls. But a too close friend will in time always become a nuisance. TO YOUR CLOTHES At the Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Irvel Scott. Rt. I. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. W. W. Mann. Rt. 2, Mrs. R. C. Poppleton, city. Mrs. Wesley Pierce. Dell. Mrs. J. W. Poe and baby, Canalou. Mo. ois Ann Tussinij, city. begin to count up. In r.ot too long a time men in the Northern Hemisphere would be planting their crops In January, And they uould celebrate Christmas in the midst of a heat wave appropriate to Aug- That Js what had happened In Caesar's time. The calendar was three months behind and months that were supposed to be fait were really winter!, The emperor set things ahead again. Then, with the aid of his astronomers, he decreed that every fourth year should have 3fi6 days. That worked pretty "well for a long time. But it supposes the year to be Just six hours lunger than 365 days. That is too long by 11 minutes. 14 seconds. It amounts to a day in l2fl years. By 1582, the calendar was 10 days off. Pope Gregory ordered the 5th of October to be reckoned as the 15th of October. He also ruled that century years (1800, 1900, etc.) should not be leap years unless they cecds the length of a irue year by 26 seconds a year. That amounts to a day in 3,323 years. In case you want to worry about that. It has been proposed that (he years 4,000, 8.000 and all other multiples of 4.000 be common years. If that is done there would be one day variation In about 20,000 years. Coming Events Buffet Saturday supper and dancing at Country Club. Supper will be served at 1:30 p.m. and will be followed by dancing. Bridegroom Recruited At Minnesota Wedding WQRTHINGTON, Minn. (API — An army recruiter, attending t wedding here, kissed the bride and recruited the groom. S3t. Sidney o. Hibma, chief cleric at the Sioux Falls, S.D.. Air Force and Army recruiting station, was a guest when Mary Kay Miller and John Magee were wed. During the reception. Ribma told the 24-year-old groom about the advantages of the air force. As soon as Magee returned from hi.s wedding trip, he signed on the dotted line. Magee is stationed at Lackland Air Force, base, San Anlonio, Texas. HU bride Is working heje. Women Write Polio Victims in Illinois WAUKEGAN, 111. OT The three polio bachelors, Wilbur Wendt. Leo Crasser and 4-month-olri Frank Novak, have become popular with the gals. Letters from women from Boston, Mass., to Pasadena. Calif., are roll- Ing into their hospital room. Many of the letters are pats on the back for the polio victims. Others even hint of matrimony. A news picture of the "polio three" appeared recertly in newspapers from coa.st to i ml. Recreation Spot Set For Americans in fast KEP. Cambobia, Indochina //Pj-- Thls little seaside resort along the Gulf of Siam has become a favorite recreation spot for the nearly 500 Americans doing Jobs for the American government in Indochina. Kep. a beautiful spot besirte the sea, has one clean and comfortable hotel called "The Bungalow." Shell- fi-sh and seafood appear at efery meal and there's an abundance of venison steaks. Rooms run from $4 to $5 per clay. YOUR CLOrHFS LAST LONGER . .. 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