The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 22, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 22, 1949
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FOUR BLyTHEVILLE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS Society, AleutA Amelia Saliba, Society Editor / Phone 4461 i Surprise Shower Given (Honoring Mis« I!a Rogers Another In a series of pre-nuptlal parties being planned for Miss I!a Rogers,, -bride-elect or Johnson Bltckwelt, was given lost night when Miss Dorothy Jean Higglnson and Mrs. T. H. Caraway enter-, talned with a surprise crystal ihow- er »t Miss Hlgglnsoti's home, 1303 Chlckasawba. 'Attractive arrangements of gladioli and other Spring flowers In soft shades were used to decorate the entertaining rooms of the home where bridge was played. High score went to Mrs. Jos Evrard with Mrs. Bob Hopper receiving second . high. ' Miss Rogers wore for this affair , a (reen crepe dress with black accessories. Her frock «•»« complemented with a corsage of white gardenias presented to her from the : hostesses. The hostesses served refresh- m«nto ol a dessert course: » • » •' J. W. Huey Is Honored .With Birthday Dinner Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Huey were host and hostess Saturday when •,they entertained wllh a dinner party at -their home honoring Mr. ^Huey's father. J. W. Hyey of Steele. •Mo., who was celebrating his 8l)lh birthday. Dinner was served at the dining table which was centered with the •'. traditional birthday cake. Vase.s of Spring flowers were used to deco• rate th« entertaining rooms of the ; home. • Guests who attended included. ; Mr. and Mrs. Ncely Huey of Stcole, • Mo., Mr. and Mrs, T. O. Huey and ', family, Mr. and Mrs. W. P. McCnnn. Mr and Mrs. p. B. Huey and ftun- • fly, Mr. Blue and E. 5. Mays. Olfts were presented to the hon' ored guest following dinner. j 'Skating Party Given By Bill Afflick Jr. Bill Afflick Jr. was host Saturday ; morning when he entertained the aton grade class ol Central School ". of which he Is a member, with a : skating party at Warann's Rink. During the contests Bosemarle .- Olainpitt won tile prize &£ the best ', girl skater with Ricnard.-HIpp Jr. winning for the boys. Gail Wlilt- sitt and Kenneth Fisher received the prize for the beat couple with , Patsy Fisher anil Adam Taylor . winning for the most amusing oou- .ple. The group WAS accompanied by : the hosU' mother Mrs. Bill AfQick : 8r. and his teacher, Mrs. Lillian Prank . Bits of News B. A. Friend, who Is a .student at the University of Arkansas, Fay- ettevllle, spent the weekend here as guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Friend. Mr. and Mrs. Bonnie Warren and son, Bonnln OvaJ spent the weekend! in .Turret, where they visited with Mr. Warren's brother. Oval Warron and family. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Leech left this nunilng for Hlllsboro, Tex., where they v.'ll! spend several days. Roscoe Crafton spent the weekend here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Crafton Sr. He Is a student nt tlie University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Mr. and Mrs. Orady Mngce spent the weekend in Carlisle as guest, of his parents, the Rev. and Mrs. G. D. Mageo. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Finley Robinson hnvo ns their guest. Mrs. Robinson's mother. Mrs. Joseph Vnrp- ley Lamb of West, Memphis. Ovl McKen of Little Reck was the yesterday of Mr. and Mrs John O.sborne. Mr. McKee formerly was a major at the Blytheville Army Air Base. Mrs. R. E. Weir of Brighton Tenn., arrived to be the guest ol Mr. and Mis. Leonard Smith of Armorel. She plans to be here a week Coming Events Social Calendar Tuesday Business Women's Circle Four of he calvary Baptist Church will meet at the church at 1:30 pjn. Mrs. EJwood Dcen nnd Mrs. Oll- Mrt Hammock entertaining cpm- )imentl»gr Mrs. Utho Bunes' at ianimock home, 8 p.m. The council meeting of Beta Sig- la Phi will be held at the club- ooms at 7:30 p.m. The Alpha Beta Chapter ol Ep- ilon Sigma Alpha will have a tealc supper at Lonnle'i Club at TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 1949 Cast for Senior Class Memorial Play Baptist W.M.U. Hold Regular Meeting The Arniorel Baptist Women's Missionary Union met yesterday at the home ot Mrs. W. O. Anderson with Mrs. Charles Brown as co- hostess. There were 11 members, one new member, Mrs. Joe Bourland and three guests, Mrs. R. E. Weir of Brighton, Tenn., Mrs. James Bell of Stuttgart and Mrs, Claudia Dlxon present. Mrs. Henry Berry presided over the business and gave the devotional. A book review, "Community Missions" was presented by Mrs. Frank May. Following the program the hostess served a dessert course. — Courier Nem Photo Members of the cast for the senior clais drama, "The Master's Touch," which Is to be presented in the DlJ'theville High School Auditorium on March 25, in, connection with the crowning of ttie senior queen tor 1949 and another play which Is a comedy, was announced today. Members are from left to right; Royal Service Program H*ld by Baptist W.M.U. The Women's Missionary Union of the Firat Baptist Church yesterday at the church for a Roya • ; Service Program. i Mrs. W. Marlon Williams, pres- r Ident, opened the meeting with the leading of the watchword and hymn , for the year. Opening prayer wa olfcred by Miss Cordelia Wilhlte ' Members of circle Three were In charge of the program. "Christ I the Answer to Racial Tensions, with Mrs. E. H. Brown as leader Mrs. C. TJ. McWaters Sr. gave th devotional and chose as her topic "God Shows No Partiality." Praye was offered by Mrs. E. C. Browi after which Mrs. E. H. Brown gav the introductory remarks for tl program. Others who participate on the prograns were Mrs. Theodor [ Logan, Mrs- Wilbur Oennlng, Mrs. Brown and dthe closing Prayer by Mrs. E. E. Stevens. During the social hour refreshments of .cake and coffee were served by -the hostesses who were, Mrs. Ebb Carson, Mrs.' H. I,. Chambers, Mrs. H. A. Copeland, Mrs. J. J Ccokston. Mrs. R. G. Cash, Mrs. Jim Crafton, Mrs. R. W. Woolen and Mrs. W, J. Wunderlich. . Mr. and Mrs. Randall Hawks and Mrs. Bertie HawkK spent the weekend In Ripley, Tenn., w guest of his grandmother. Mr«. Leli» Davis. Billy Bob Elliott, student nt tin University of Arkansas, Fayettevlllc wiw the weekend gtiest of his moth cr, Mrs. Matt Scruggs and Mr Scruggs. Ha! Richard Thompson of Biy thevllle is among the 19 sophomor engineering students at the Unlver slty oZ Arkansas to he named t the honor roll for the fnll scmeste: according to Dean George P. Brnn igan. There were 91 students name to the honor roll for the entire Col Icge of Engineering. Cpl. Wayne S. Rhoads of 401 North Sth Street In Blylhevllle. has ben transferred to the replacement depot at Zatna, Honshu, Japan, to e sent to the United States for ensstgnment. Tic is the son of A. Rhoads, and has been overseas or almost three years. Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Stanton of laytown, Mo., arrived to be the guest of her sister, Mrs. E. D. Fer- [ . She is cnroutc home .from a rip to Richmond, Va., where she was the guest of Dr. and Mrs. R. P. Smart and family. Mrs. Stanton p!i\ns lo be here a week. Mrs. Irene Wallace was admitted to the Baptist Hospital in Memphis yesterday where'she will undergo :rca-tmcnt. :30 p.m. Hostesses are Mrs. H. t Halsell and dMrs. Ralph Wafller. Wednesday LJE.W. Bunco Club meeting with Mrs. AMs Harris. The Town and Country Club will entertained wllh a luncheon at he home of Mrs. C. Ij. McWaters fr. with Mrs. James B. Clark ab :o-hostess. . ChicknsflN Chapter, Delphin Soc cly, meets at 10 a.m. in Hote •loble. Thursday Mrs. Raleigh Sylvester will enter nln the Thursday Night Club icr home. 7:30. The Sunday School CJ of the First Baptist Church wil meet nt the church at 1:30 p,m. to heir business and social meeting Hostesses will he Mrs. Roy Beavers vfr«. Lola Culbertson. Mrs. Erb Hodge. Mrs. Vester Rowen and Mrs J. V. Golf. Mrs. Lrtnp.slon Ashford hostess to members oi the Octette Club. Avalon Bunco Club meeting with Mrs. Speck McGregor. Mrs Russell Phillips entertainlnj Thursday Club. Blythevillc Rook Club meetins wllh Mrs Roy Hend. Mrs. Herman Hoffman entertaining O.N.13 Club. Twentieth Century Club meeting at Hut, 8 p.m. Hosts and hostesses. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Brlggs, Mr. and Mrs. James C. Guard, Mr. and Mr«. Gilbert Hammock, Mr. nnd Mrs. Harp and Mr. nnd Mrs. Jim- inle Edwards. , Mrs. Sanford Boone will be hostess to the Thursday Luncheon Club. Friday Mrs. R. A- Copeland will entertain the C. B. o. Club at her home Mrs. Toby Long will be hostess to the Friday club. The Friday Contract Olub will be entertained at the home of Mrs O. L. McWaters Jr. The Woman's Club will meet the clubhouse at 2:30, p.m. for program meeting. Maxwell, PrenUs Jernlgan, Maxlne Hill, R. O. Allen, Eugene O'Brien, Charles McDaniel, Ramona Clarice Crafton find Betty Holland. Presbyterian Women Hold Installation Ceremony Officers for the Women of the First Presbyterian church were Installed last night at the church In a ceremony conducted by Mrs. J. F. I.awson. Forty members were present for the meeting. Mrs. Ross Stevens will serve a.s Methodist W. S. C. S. Meat in Circle Groups The Woman's Society of Christian Service of the First Methodist Church met in circle groups yesterday for their regular program. Circle one met in the home of Mrs. John Miles Miller with Mrs. J. C. Drokc and Mrs. Byron Moore Dr. Vis* to Present Book Review Friday Dr. Alfred Vise,•rabbi nt Temple Israel In Hlytheville will present a book review, "Death Be Not Afraid" by John Ounther at the Woman's Invitational Donee Held By Alpha Beta Chapter Approximately 40 guests attendee the Invitational dance given las night at Lonnlc's Clnb by the Alph Beta Chapter of Epsilon 31gm Alpha Sorority. Honored guests were Miss Kath ryn Thompson, president of th orority and Miss Junnlta Graham who were both celebrating the birthday's. a&at+i; Club meeting Friday afternoon, 2:! o'clock, at the clubhouse. president for the new year with Mrs. Wlllard Pease as vice-president, Mrs. o. W. Dlllahunty, secretary, Mrs. E, P. Borum. treasurer and Mrs. Hoy Walton, historian. Secretaries of the causes who were Installed are Mrs. C. P. Rambo, Mrs. H. O. Patton, Mrs. S. E. Tune, Mrs. Zal B. Harrison, Mrs. Walter ay. Mrs. Harvey T. Kldrt. Mrs. P. Pride, and Mrs. Monroe Grain. rs. Erwin Jones will serve ns pas- rs aide. Circle Chairmen are as llows: Circle One. Mrs. C. M. ray; Two, Mrs. Vernon Thomas- Three, Mrs. W. A.. Young: our, Mrs. B. C. Bailey, and Five, frs. Nora Spradley. Preceding the installation cere- lony, reports of the officers were card. Mrs. C. M. Gray and Mrs. A. Dobyns were elected as dele- ates to the Presbyterlal with Mrs. larvey T. Kldtf and Mrs. Vernon Thomasson as alternates. Mrs. Ross itevens was in charge of the pro- rnm and chose as her subject. Budgeting Our Time." A report of he Arkansas Presbyt• rial meeting ie!d in Little Rock recently was Iven hy Mrs. Erwin Jones, after svhlch the drawing of circle members was held. The following committee chairman were appointed by Irs. Stevens at the close of tHe business session: Mrs. K. R. Lancashire. publlcHy; Mrs. F. W. Whitler, house and grounds; Mrs. W A. Dobyns, social activities; Mrs. J. C. Walsh, young peoples advisor: and Mrs. E. A. Rice. Well child clinic. Mrs. O. M. Gray was accompanist for the hymni during the evening. During-the social ^hour, refreshments were '(feryed.-from the tea able which was covered with a cloth of lace and centered with an arrangement of Spring flowers in a crystaV'bowl, flanked by yellow tapers in crystal .holders."Mrs. Walsh presided at the table. as co-hostesses. There were 13 members and three guests.' Mrs. Bill Woolen, Mrs. Allen Stewart and Mrs. Joseph Tnrpley Lamb. Mrs. Joe Ferguson gave tnu devotional after which Mrs. P. D. Foster taught the study. Clrcue Two met at the home of Mrs. E. J. Cure with 12 members attending. The study course was taught hy Mrs. James L. Verhoeff who was assisted by Mrs. Hugh Whltsllt, Mrs. Floyd White was hostess to Circle Three with IS members, one | new member, Mrs. Russell Riales, i and one guest, Mrs. Dick White, attending. The devotional was offered by Mrs. W. I. Denton and the .study by Mrs. B. A. Lynch. Circle Four met at the home of Mrs. Oean Atkinson wllh 15 members present. Mrs. W. L. Homer gave the devotional followed by the study by Mrs. H. W. Wylle. Circle vive met at the home of Mrs. Frect Flcemnn with Mrs. H. N. Will Us as co-hostess. Eight members were present. 'Hie devotional, given by Mrs. Whitis. preceded the study course which was taught by Mrs. R. B. Stout. Mrs. Wallace Hoke was hostess to Circle Six with Mrs. W. A. Hollingsworth and Mrs. Don Smith as co-hostesses. EJight members attended the meeting. The study course lesson was taught by Mrs. John Ctuulill. Refreshments were served at the close of cnch meeting by the hostesses. Woman's Council Meets For Regular Program The Executive Board o[ the Woman's Council of the First Christian Churji met yesterday at the home of Mrs. Russell Hays for their regular meeting. Mrs. A. R. Wetenkamp gave the devotional taken from the second chapter of Corinthians. The meet- Ing was presided over by Mrs. C. A. Tant, president during which time pianos were miulc for the week of prayer meetings to begin next week. The hostess served refreshments following the business session. Study Course to be Held At Cecil Lowe Residence Mrs. Rupert Crafton, chairman of the High School Parent Teachers Associations Study Course announced today Hist the first, course B'il be held tonight, 7:30 o'clock, at the home of Mrs. Cecil Lowe, president of the High School P.T.A. W. D. Tommey, principal, wil conduct the course which will b for all members ot the Association Read Courier News Want Ad Children of Air Age BOSTON (UP) — A survey by United Air Lines of its 17-city system showed that one out of every 13 passengers is an infant or small •child. Marriage Licenses i .The following couples obtainei mnringe licenses at the office o Miss Elizabeth BIythe, county clerk yesterday and Saturday.; David Sutjah of Perrynpolis, Pa. and Miss Elsie Little of Cairo, Ark M. C. Dejournctt and Miss Celoii Mae Klnney, both of Dexter, Mo. Wilson News Lester Hale, Jr., son of Mrs. Ber- nlce Hale, who attends Vanderbilt University. Nashville. Tenn., spent the spring holidays nt home Miss Noriua Anderson spent the veek end with Miss Flora Bell Farley in Florence, Ala. Mrs. Tom Cook of Brinkley was ;he guest of her daughter Miss Posie Cook Wednesday. Mrs-. L. T. Stotts and Mrs. Frank McDonald were in Blytheville Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Hope Johnston and Family of Earle were the week end guests of his brother Andrew Johnston and family. Athletes Entertained The boys' football and basketball and girls' basketball teams were feted Saturday night when the mothers of the players entertained with a party In their honor in the High School cafeteria. Entertainment "consisted of the showing of a film and dancing. The film, made by Eric Waddell of Ar- morei. was taken in 1 the Wilson girls' and boys' games played in the .county tournament recently in the Wilson Gymnasium, and was shown by Lester Hale, Jr. Refreshments of snndwiches, relishes, cnndies. cookies and cokes were served by the hostesses. At The Hospitals BlythevJlle Hospital Dlstn Lsse d: Mrs. C. M. Towles, Manila. Linda Lee Rounsaville, Maiden. Mo. Mrs. James P. Rambo and haby city. Mrs. William B. Hodge, city. Billy Jean Nicholas, Steele, Mo. Mrs. C. A. Cockran, Tomato. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Harry Grimes and baby, city Mrs. W. L. Watson and baby, city Mrs. Charlie Cook and baby. Veterans Housing Quarters, Blytheville. Mrs. Donald St«wart and babv, city. The monastery of St. Urban, near Zofingen, Switzerland, produced great quantities of clay tile for floors and. walls during the 13th century. Prc.-Revolufion Relics Stand NEWPORT, R. I. (UPJ-^till standing and in good repair ai'c some 400 buildings erected before the American Revolution. A Great Relief For Acid Indigestion, Stomach Distress A corrected stomach condition will cause you to feel comfortable Immediately. Yes, this fact has been time- tested nnd proved by Doctors. So why wait when there is no need to continually carry a lump in your stomach and feel miserable alter every meal. An appetizing portion of SSS Tonic before meals does wonders for the stomach. This famous medicine contains no soda or other alkalizers, which usually retard digestion. Instead, SSS Tonic with Its highly potent ingredients works to tone-up the stomach so it may release its own digestive juice (hydrochloric acid) to break-np food for body use and tissue repair. SSS Tonic lias helped hundreds of thousands of people, without any organic trouble or focal infection, to really feel better, more vigorous, better able to enjoy living. Take none less than this effectively-proved medicine to relieve your misery. Take SSS to tone-up your stomach, whet the appetite, build-up blood strength! Get SSS Tonic from any Drug Store today. Take Only The Best Dell W. M. U. Meets With Mrs. Henderson Circles One and Two of the Women's Misionary union of the Dell Baptist, Church met last night in the home of Mrs. Jim Henderson tor their Home Mission Program. There were 15 members and two visitors, Mrs. Eileen Prewltt and Mrs. Lois sigman, present. The meeting opened with the , singing of "Take My Lite and Let - It Be," after which the devotional was given by Mrs. Udell Ncwson . anu. Mrs. Curtis Downs Jr. Prayer was offered by Mrs. Bertha Gill Mrs. C. A. Smith gave the intro. Suction for the program. Others taking part and their topics were Mrs. M. R. Griffin, "The First America;" Mrs. C. R. Hormoh. "Spanish Speaking People;" Mrs. 1 Herman Koehler, "America's Sugar . Bowl;" Mrs. Ben Gill, "Someone Hidden, Go Find Him;" Mr*. Jim Henderson, "Go West," and Mrs. , Beulah Whaley, "Ingathering Service." Following the closing prayer by , Mrs. Curtk "Downs Sr., refreshment weve served by the hostess. L PHOENIX HOSIERY CLUB itit ili famotu iiockiny *MMUL* /flam! lit Read Courier News Want Ads. PnwIIUi CrMttoMm RULE NUB An JOB trabM br tt*unm el •». m»M foncUoclJ month); dlsturb- DOM tbu m»k« you tuner •o Or !•»«• ». rtaUmaft V«c«kbl« to niton xx* >nip- mail nxofcxi MM um blr hetpful to wcn- •u tnubtod tola way. 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