The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 12, 1940 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 12, 1940
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE, (ABK.) COURIER NEWS Schoolgirl Sharpshooter— Nona* Vlrginl* Crowe Weds DHI Erereil Milter Mrs. Eva Crowe announces the , marriage ol her tfauehter, Norma r Virginia, .to Dan Everett Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Miller, cf Leachvillc, The ceremony \\aa solemnized ' Wedne»day night, 7:30 o'clock, by George Vf. Patterson, pastor of the First.. Christian church, ni his home, I Attendants of the couple were i Mies' Muriel Deskln, Miss Jane i Bombolaskl and James Garner. The bride wore a navy bluo tailored suit set off by a.white Wousa and blue accessories. Her shoulder corsage was of Radiance roses. Mrs. Miller was graduated from Hie city high school in 1937, Kir two years she was with (he 3. H. Kress Company and Is nt present connected with the • Southwestern Bell Telephone company. Mr. Miller lias been employed lor the past six year* by Central Coffee cb">;mny. They will make their home at 520 North Second street. Are' GueMS Ot Club Mrs; J. S, Barnes and Mrs. Ray- •••ihond Schmuck were guests or Mrs. ivy W. Crawford yesterday afternoon when : she was hostess to rhemBers of the Double Pour Bridge club. Blooming plant.'i decorated the entertaining, rooms where bridge was. played: '. Mrs. -Howard Frisby -was high and Mrs. Ted King, second high scorer among the club members and Mrs. Barnes among the guests. A. salad plate was served at tlie conclusion of Uie games. Club'Has Gutsts When Mrs. Carroll F. Blakemcre entertained members of the Thursday Coatract elub with a party at her. home yesterday afternoon" she also had as her guests, Mrs. Marvin Robinson, Mrs. L. E. Old, and Mrs. Walker H. Baker.' In the center of the luncheon table, the hostess Imd arranged a mixed bouquet of spring flowers. Mrs, Banister wns high scpier -among members and Mrs. 1 Old, amcng the guests in the games Which followed. » • * Club-Has -New Member Mrs. B. F. Brogdon,Jr., attended her first meeting of the Thursday Dessert club as a new member yesterday afternoon when Mrs. Enrl Buckley entertained the group' and one guest, Mrs. Chester i( Caldwell, at her home. >. ' The color schema used In the deconHonSjfor the party wnsiblue ,and silver..Gift packages wore\tlcd In these cokrs which were also emphasized In the tallies. The dessert course was served before the games. High score plize went to Mrs. Brogdon and low score prize* to Mrs. Eugene Dlolf- insori. Mrs. Brogdon replaces Mrs. J R. Turner, _who resigned. ' 1 * • « » ' All Club Members ' Attend Bridge Party All the members of Uie Mid Week Bridge club attended the party given yesterday atlcrucon at the'rioms of Mrs. ,W. L. Homer. Fruits and nuU formed tlie cen- terpfecc of the (luiirig table which was set with brightly colored dishes. A .three course lunch was served. Mrs. Harry W. IfaitWs received • the prize Sn the bridge games which followed. * • * Prosperity Club Meets Ten members of the Prosperity club from Luxora, Stcele and tin. city attended the party given yesterday afternoon by Mrs. A Q. Shlbley at her home. Bridge was played during the afternoon. Alter the gamw tht hostess served a plate lunch with coffee followed by a dessert course On Thursday night, Jan. 25 Ui members and their husbands wii be entertained at Die home of Mrs. Mose George. Adult Education Is Program Theme "Adult Education" was the theme of the program presented yesterday afternoon at the meeting of the Armorel Parent Teachers association at the school. Mrs; Marguerite Brotlieilon s>av- a dkcussion of tlie tonic. Tlie president's message was read by Mrs. J. O. Hobgood after which Pcs°y- Vlnson read "The .Story of Chad's Goose." • '.,'". Reports were made by-Uic various committees before Mrs. \if Q Anderson offered the benediction FLAPPER FANNY Sylvia Garuthersville c . , D i Society— Personal- Home Make;* Meet California'Miss Is A World Champion With Pistol At 17 Mfss Deull Speaks To Episcopal Group City, field worker of the National Council of .the Eplscotfil church who works with all the AuxlUarif throughout the United States a< an Instructor, wa.f a guest at the luncheon of the local Woman's Auxiliary o fth* St Stephen's Episcopal church yesterday at the Hotel Noble. r The seven members and one visitor, Mrs t,. L Htlbene'r, «ho were present, were instructed as to' the work of the Auxiliary and lls part in the general work of the entire organization. ' Miss Deull sent from here to Osceola where she was to hold u similar meeting 1 , today , fc> Htotcis to Club Mrs. Chester tfaberi was hostess "Maybe honesty's the best policy, but I don't sec any sense givin' away trade secrets." and Mrs. John'Moore, for a party Wednesday at. her home. Mrs. Raymond Schmuck received high score orlw and Mrs, L E Baker, traveling prize In the bridge sanies. Guest prize went to Mrs. Bryant. After tlie gaincs, tlie hostess scrv ed a snlnil plate, Bits of News Mostly Personals Mlsa Mary Ami Nnbcrs, who at lends 'Arkansas Stnte ;College at Jouesboro, .will come tomorrow to spend the week, end with her parents, Mr., and. Mrs. Chester.Nhbtrs -"Mr. and Mrs.:jesse H. Webb ind Eon,. Jesse;' of-Dumas, Ark., Arrived 'Hfr.q yesKrday/on.'ji brldf ,buimess '(rip -Jiild to: visit friends.; r . ' j Mrs. Theodore Logaii is able to be'out after Having been ill tor a week 1 ; o •' Mr. and Mrs. J.'A. Leech hnve gone to Atlantic City where they will attend- n Coci- Coin convention Being held there. They plan to be away for a few weeks. Mrs. Leech .venl to Memphis this morning where she was- to 1 join Mr. Leech who ;was returning from Little Kock. where he had attended n Bottlers' convention. He went to Little Rock Wednesday. J. P. Holland is at (tic Walls hospital for a brief time following ;he extraction' of some teeth. Mrs. Bess Page Walton, formerly of here, will leave todav after liav- .ng visited Miss Irene Crowder here .'or several clays. Mrs. Walton, who has been living in Frankfort,- Ky., has been transferred to Jersey Cily, N. J. She- is with the F. D. I. C, She will go from here to Caruthersville where she will be joined by her son. John Page Walton, who has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Jack Langdon there. They will go to Kentucky before Icavhig for .ersey City. Miss Margaret Jnne Acton, a-student at Arkansas State Collejc at Jonesboro. will spend the weekend nerc with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Acton, she will have as her houseguest, Miss Rntli Secov. Uso a student at the college. Mrs Acton will motor over for them tomorrow morning. Miss Jessie Sritc is Improunv iflcr having been ill of influenza it her home (or three weeks. Mrs. Arthur Rushing, who lias Jecn 111 several weeks, ts si ill con- Incd to her bed. Presbyterians To Hear Dr. Frank Smith She'll Sponsor Big Battleship Homcmnfcers Club this week. After the business meeting Mrs. clydo Hendrlckson gave * brief drill on parliamentary rules, after which the remainder of the afternoon was spent In playing various games led by Mrs. Zuia Fowlkcs, assisted by Mrs, Ed Gailher. Prizes were awarded Mrs. Ohns. Rcbertson and Mrs. II. Plgmon. The hostess served date roll topped with whipped cream and cof-, fee. The next, meeting of the club , will be held at Uie home of Mrs M. P. WllJile, January 22, Officers for the ensuing year are; President, Mrs. Coyne Buchanan; Vice-president, Mrs. Zula Fowlkos; Secretary and Treasurer Mrs. P. W. Horner; Song and Gnmc Leader, Mrs, Ed Gaither Project leaders are: House furnishing, Mrs. W. V. Robinson- Foods, Mrs. Abo Gaither; Yard improvement. Mrs. H. Plgrnon- Clolhing, Mrs. W. L. Cantreil' Reading, Mrs. Sam Gillette; 'Par- il.imcntni-lRii, Mrs. Clyde Hcndrick- son; Reporter, Mrs. E. B. Hope. * * * Sunbeam Band Meclj , About 17 members, of the. Sunbeam Band mot Monday afternoon at 4:00 o'clock at the Baptist' Church. Miss Norma Jean Nichols I president, presided. The topic of l|le program was "New - Years". I •Tlio roll call was .read by Kayo Alicrnalliy, secretary. Each child' I mid a part on the program when! he responded to the roll call with favorite scriptures from the Bible. I 1 Songs which were siing were "The; Bible" and "Jesus Loves Me." Tlie . meeting closed with a prayer or „„ , L, r° DtlAMD ' Callt '> Jan. 10.—, i Jncobs visited a traveling can!lral °" d h cr young friends f f! " lliuictl her. to shoot. Tlie ,tt- lcndiwt at first declined to let flaxen-haired applicant have a I s ""' ^"""'y he yielded snd gave llcr lllst ™ctloris whlcli she accent- j«l graciously. ' Miss Jacobs lifted the pistol and blasted the daylights out of • the , cla l' Pigeons and then knocked down all the other targets The dismayed attendant was fn""X '°W who his patron was and tricd '« l'«luce Gloria to sliool an exhibition, but' a crowd was gath- "ing and she modestly sunned lnto il ' Tlie National Rifle Association >'as informed Gloria Jacobs comely 17-year-old Woodland Hieh School girl, she Is world clinm- , Picn *Hh a .22 caliber pistol over the 25-yard ' course •• T " a registered match in Sail Francisco she placed 23 slu« in . ' . X, ^JANUARY;.12, 19-10 Discusses Education At Conway College o Visual education at Arkansas Slate Tcacliers College at Comvuy was discussed by Harry S. Kirshman, director of that division al I Die college, at the meeting- of superintendents and principals of Mississippi county at Luxora last Tnc Rev. Frank- C. Smith. D. B 6f Omaha, ,N'eb.. will preach at the morning service of the First Presbyterian church Sunday. He Has chosen a timely theme' "is our Christian Faith sufficient for a Contused World?" The R«v. •'allies A. Overliotecr. pastor of the 'near tlie talk. Dr. Smith, in l,j s | 0 n B am | uscful •ministry, has 'served n number of churches In the Middle He lias become widely known in this community through his frcqiwnt visits in the horns of hi. s daughter, Mrs. R. F. KlrshiiCT. and tiic former occasions of his preaching here. V.KJ, oilu . ,, AU (jyi^s «Mrs. • Jodie ffabers and Mrt. cflrlls Bryant of Siteston. Mo., houselftiest of Mr. Townsend Club Is To Meet Tonight The TownseiWi club. No. One will meet nt, Hie court house at 7:30 o'clock tonight. .Officers of the group urged sll member* to be present and Issued in invitation to the public lo at- Read-Courier N CW5 Namud sponsor of the 35,000-lon batltesliip that bears the name of her stale,. Miss Isabella Hocy, nlxivc, v.i!l journey (o Biooldyn Navji Vard for launching in June. She is daughter o( govornor of North Carolina. Husband Beater Gets No Mercy The modern ngc of feminine ascendancy reached its climax when Mrs. Ethel WoHsoti, 26, was convicted in Wheeling, W. Va., on charges of be;iling lier husband. She is shown in jail where she will spend the next 30 days. Finder Sends Thanks But Keeps Lost Purse LAURKL SPRINGS. N. J, (UP>Mary DanlicW. n. lost her purse containing icvcral dollars in Philadelphia. Several days later, she received an cm-clops combining her social security cald. On the back of the card was written: "God lias blessed me, My man ts SICk." .'. . ".' .: .. ...: .'.;>. The money was not returned. Wednesday Night Club Meet's Miss Pauline Garrett entertained members of her club at her hopic Wednesday night, with Mrs. GoVdi'e Fisher nncl Mrs. Kennett Dillmiin as guests. Mrs. Fisher wns awarded first prize, and Mrs. Dillmiin ivon second. At. the ckse of the evening the hostess served creamed chicken, salad and dessert. Ace Club Meets '•••'.• Mrs. Chntles Walton wns hostess to.members of. the Acp club.(it the Top Hat Cafe Wednesday afternoon. Guests were Mrs. Claylori Holt ana Mrs. Alonzo Kersey, Jr. High score prize, a inanlciire set, was won by Mrs. George Glozier. Mrs. Kersey won lingerie for bridge, and Mrs. Joe Bob Coppedge of Braggadocio won a box of j candy for traveling prbe. After the games a salad ana dessert course was served. ' -•>• * * • Tuesday Luncheon Club Meets Members cf the Tuesday Luncheon Club met this week at the home of Mrs. E. C. Masdon. Mrs. David Gladney was a guest of tlie club. High score prize, a luncheon set, was awarded to Mrs. Homer Turner, and Mrs. Ferguson bridgoed and received a sugar and creamer. Mrs. Glndiicy was given a double deck:of cards as guest prize. The games were proceeded by a, two course luncheon. Circle No. :{ Circle Number 3 cf Uic Woman's Aux|ltnry of tlie Presbyterian Cluirch met al the home of Miss Pauline Hamra Wednesday night Mrs. Redman Dunham gave the I devotional, and Mrs. Jack Hart .was In charge of a- program on Foreign Missions. Eleven members were present. At the end of the meeting the hostess served a dessert, course mid coffdc. Jolly Nine Meets Members of the Jolly Nine club and seven guests were entertained nt the liciue of Mrs. Sam Orgel this week. The guests included Mrs Harry linker. Mrs. W. E. G. Graham, Mrs. Homer Turner. Mrs E. C. Pierce, MR. Golriio Fisher, Mrs. Louis Schiilt mid Mrs. wid Matthews. High score club prize was won by Mrs. Maud Green and curst prize by Mrs. Fisher. Both prizes were hosiery. Mrs. Schult woii consolation prize, a crystal candy bowl. Refreshments consisting ot' a salad and dessert course were served. Josh Aslier. Sr.. and sen. Kcn- nctt, spent Thursday in Memphis. Mrs, Alice Watson and daush- lers. Mrs. ,1. L. Roebuck and Mrs Wymau DHlmati and daughters left Thursday morning for point? In Florida. Mr. and Mrs. Luke VanAusdtill left this week for a tour of Mexico. I Mrs. Alma Grksom of Stccic was 1 Caruthersvlllc visitor Matirtav. James H. VanAusdall. son ol Mr. and Mrs. J. H. ViinAuwiiiU arrived In Carutliersvilte Moudav- 10 spend his 30 day leave from (lie BEAUTY SHOP FOR SALE Ideal location at Slcclc, Mo Modern equipment. Business well established. AJI unuMiaJ importunity. Write 1'. 0. Box 62, Steclc, Mo. out of a possible 300. This beat the record held by G-Man Walter Walsh, of Washington, D. c. It the nest performance anyone has* ever turned , in. Miss Jacobs is national champion for women In four oUier events. .-v Recognition in two more is : ex- pectcd. She holds numerous California stale tines. * * * MISS JACOBS STARTS AT 13, WINS MEDAL FIRST YEAR At 15, Miss Jacobs was stale champion for- women and held the title for tw oyears. Dead-Eye' Gloria started when she was 12 and won her first medal the" same year. 6he has dozens of trophies and nearly 200 medals. At Camp Perry. O,, two years ago, she won the civilian contest ever • a field of expert men and women. The same ycnr in Cincinnati she placed third in .a national match competing against experienced men and women. Miss Jicobs'^fatiier Is. n captain in the California Highway Patrol. An expert himself, he taught Her, but she soon was teaching him. No tomboy Is Gloria. She plays the ' clarinet in the school band.;,the, piano, makes A grades, is president of the rifle club, cooks, se.wV likes to play tennis, swim and has boy friends. When she i's'• shooting, the strain on poker-faced Miss Jacobs is terrific. When she set her world record it was the fifth or sixlh shot that ivcnt outside the bull's-eye. The rest hud to be dead center. Steadily she leveled and drove the remainder Into the dead center. Old heads marvel at her stamina and coolness, Gloria is not going to turn professional despite commercial otters. She shoots for the love of It. When school is over she will go in for ,1 career of lealhercraft, which she has already started. f.OOKS LIKE ANYTHING BUT A WORLD PISTOL CHAMPION No one would take Gloria for a world champion. She looks like nny other little home girl gnyly walking home from school with girl companions. In summer she wears- half rocks rolled over iicr shoes, plain dresses, and her liair carefully done up in curls. Her national records for womsn arc: 50-yard course with n .38 caliber pistol, 283 out of 309; 25- yard course with .38 calibev pistol. 291 out of 300; 2.5-yard course with .38 cnliber pistol. 20 shots rapid flrc, 182 out. of 200; 25-yards with ,38 caliber pistol, time fire, '95 out of 200. In registered national nintchcs she has bested two other records, but has not yet received notitida- tion of their acceptance by the flflo association. They arc 25-yards with a 22 caliber pistol, 190 out of 200. and 2S-yards rapid fire with .22 caliber pistol, 197 out of 200. Oiorin Jacobs Is the modern version of the old West's Annie Oakley. Gloria Jacobs a UiiU's-cye of charm —Simply Can't Miss Films which may be obtained from the college library were shown and the rental on them explained by Mr. Kirsliman. • Twenty seven members from 11 schools attended the dinner meeting at the hqmc economics cottage. Schools represented were: Csccola, Luxora, Blytheville, Shawnee, Whllton, Yarbro. Dell, Wilson, Burdette, Etowah, Dyess. Tlie next meeting -will be in Osccola Feb. 9. At The Hospitals Walls hospital J. I'. Holland; city, admitted. 4 Mrs. D. M. Neal and baby, city, dismissed. Mrs, Herman HombGlaski, city. W. S. "Pete" Barnes, Armorel, dismissed. W. A. Thompson, city, dismissed. Ulythcvillc hospital Walter Card, Manila; admitted. Clarence E. Bradley, city,' admitted. Mrs, E. L. Hnle, Armorel, admitted. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Don Lutes, a son, yesterday weighing eight pounds and cue , and a halt [Ounces, - ' Memphis Baptist hospital I Elmer Hazel, Caruthersville, admitted. ? ... "'*'?.'*-.'..•?'";> rfX"' > fc"<. < '< -vt-."*,*<': "VA -f ri r ! > Gloria Jacobs draws a bead. Schools Urged To Make Study Fit Life Needs PITTSBURGH (UP)—How lo select a balanced diet, pick a mate, choose a becoming necktie, and correct a golf slice should be subjects included on the high school curriculum. That is the opinion of O. C. Oalphin, head of the department of psychology and education at Di cxe! Institute, Philadelphia, who addressed n regional conference of high school principals here. Galphin believes that subjects such as these, streamlined to fit the practical needs of modern yoiilli, should augment the time- honored English an:l mathematics and history. "We need to give more attention in secondary schools to forms .of recreation which can be followed throughout life," Galphin stud. "I am in favor of tcacliing golf In high schools." Oalphin albo stressed the need for more "Intelligent hiking." rc- markinj that "a. lot of people don't see a thin-; when they walk through the woods." •To. prevent graduates from "set- tins; girth" In middle age, lie suggests diet courses. His program. Gnlphin. believes, would help students develop "social competence" and better "home living." - The first pqstofflce in the United States was established in Boston in 1639. COLDSj FIGHT MISERY right where'' you feel it-with swift-acting VICKS VAPORUB Gal! Us For Prices Before Selling Your J. S. Navy. He Is staticned al San Diego. Mi' and Mrs. Slowcll Hobbs ot Pprtngevillc visited here Wednesday with relatives and friends. Lee Wilson & Co. Wilson, Ark. The Gutenberg . was the. first printed Bible. 'II was .printed 'In ,atin in 1452 A. D. NU-WA Laundry-Cleaners Phone 180 . • For Prompt' Luundry and Cleaning Service .Vow Located al 101 North Second ADDING MACHINE & TYPEWRITER SERVICE BUREAU DON EDWAKOS, Proprietor All Makes of Rebuilt Typewriters, Adrflnj Machine) »n* Calculaior»—RepairlnK—J'ar MVERKMEHTIOAR Fhonc or Write Us i\<uv Geo. H. McFadden & Bro's Agencu L & PATTOH, figenl I'.O. Uox 218 Grand Lciuler Bids. I'honc 2-lK War Objector'Uphold; Mother Comes First LONDON (UP)—Dennis Pitt, 21, 'I considered his duty to his invalid mother came first, so a tribunal fresd him from wnr service as a conscientious objector. "There is no power on earth that can force me to go, placed as I am," he declared. He said lie had cnrcd for his mother for seven years. I Try One ot Our Delicious PIG SANDWICHES Ole Hickory Inn Aiross From High School ' I J. L. GUARD Optometrwf Only Graduate Optomer I -.-, trist in Blylhevilleo : : ,-| Glasses Fitted Correctly MDITZJ FRIDAY 2SO.UO GOOD REASON'S Wlij- You Should Attend EDDIE ALBERT'(OJWHAlE-FRMIXlfcHUfiH JAMES BLEASON'OrrBCtadbyRAY EHS16HT Pmntail by WARNER BROS. So»*. Bsy tt l*«r Wold oxd tfcbq.d Wato,?OT . MteWfi » lj SB H*i1 8 w*i IjwrtiK, !;(„. hirt «i It* M-lkal Ttey V R1CHMO lODGCtt, IQKriz HUT «»d «O»Ct AMOT7 A TUT! NMloijil rrt»>» March pf Time & Comedy SATURDAY BACK FROM THE GRAVE HE CAME wafflE KOMIS. sosiMm u*i -mnmei • <Om IJttl • ty» Ijj Sr. • lm«*n« T kr'.t*r«fl > Inni^OTrVr*". L Mai- fart con & Serial •I'h.iiilom Creeps' SUN. & MON. SHOP AROUND CORNER Killi James Slcw:irt & Margartl .Sullivan Paramount News &. 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