The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 24, 1949 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 24, 1949
Page 6
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FOUR / BLYTHEVILLE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS Amelia SaUba, Society Editor Phone 4461 Bridge Club and Guest Entertained at Luncheon The Town and Country Club members together with one guest, Mrs. -Roland Green were entertained with a luncheon yesterday «t the home ol Mr». 0. L. McWaters Jr. on 1 west Main with Mrs. James B. Clark as co-hostess. The three course luncheon was served at the dining table which held a centerpiece on Jonquils p.t- tractively arranged in a low crystal bowl. Adding to the decorations on the table were the placecnrds ol seashells which were decorated by Mrs. Clark. ; In the bridge games which followed the luncheon, high score wns received by Mrs. J. C. Ellis Sr. with second high being won by Mrs. Cornelius Modinger St. Delphians Hold Study Session in Hotel Noble The Chickasaw Chapter of Ihe Delphian Society inel yesterday in Hotel Noble wilh Mrs. Charles Crigger as program leader. The subject was: The Rise ol American Democracy. Those who participated on the program and their topics were: Mrs. P. D. Foster who spoke on the Origins of Americanism; Mrs. James C. Guard, Our New Start In a New Era; Mr*. Ray Hall, Old System* versus New Ideals and Conditions; Mrs. Matt Monaglnm. American Political Parties; and Mrs. H. W. Wylie, Our Constitution and Democratic Concepts. ' A short business session \\BK con' ducted following the' program. I i 9 r • Mis. Stevens Entertains ;La Nueve Club, Guests : Mrs. Coleman Stevens wns hos- . less yesterday when she entciiuin- s ed members of the La- Nueve Club ;al her home 1313 West Main nml Ulso three guests, Mrs. Neely Young, SMrs. Rouse Harp and Mrs. Dirt •White. • Vases ol Jonquils and other Spring ' flgwrrs were attractively arranged •In the entertaining rooms of the 'home. i During the bridge games high 'score went to Mrs. Weldon Raln- '. water with Mr». Newell Jerome re; ceivlng second high and Mrs. White. : guest high. i The hostess served refreshments • following the 'games. i ... 'La Petite Glub, Guests- JMeet with Mrs.-Robinson ' Mrs Chester Caldwell and Mrs. i Hussell : C. JVirr were guests ycstcr- ; day when Mrs, Phillips Robinson , entertained the La Petite Cluu i members at her honie at 1007 West \ Walnut. ; Arranged throughout the rooms ; where bridge was, played were bou- -quets of Jonquils and Spring flow" era in soft shades. : Mrs. Pair was high score winner i oiia high being won by Mrs. Eric - jWiiitley. ^. A dessert course ° was scrvwl by '.the hostess. - >Y. B. Club Members Meet At Clyde Bunch Residence Mrs. Clyde Bunch and Mrs. Bailey . Tarpley were hostesses last night : when they entertained the Y. B. : Club at Mrs. Bunch's home. During the evening bunco games, . high score went to Mrs. Robert : Thompson, with Miss Mary Alice Bunch receiving low score and Mrs- Clinton Abbott, bunco. The hcme was decorated with vases of gladioli and .spring flowers. . A dessert course was served by the hostesses. Mrs. Teaford Hostess To Bridge Club, Guest ;(.. -Mrs. Neely Young was a guest fwhen Mrs. Gene Teaford entertatn- ;ed the Trl-Town Bridge Club mem- 'ibers at her home Tuesday. •' Arranged throughout the rooms | where bridge was played, were vases ',ol spring flowers In paslcl shades ; Mrs. James Terry w as high score .winner in the games with second high being won by Mrs. James Leo Brooks. ' The hostess served refreshments ,'of a dessert course. Bits of News Mrs. Damon McCleod and Mrs. James Lentz returned Tuesday from Bddlevllle, Ky., where they spent the weekend. Ml 1 , and Mrs. Alvin T. Walton have moved from 412 Oak and arc now residing at 104 First. Mr. and Mrs. Foy Etchle.wn antl daughter, Ronnie and Mr. Elchie- son's father, C. B. Etchicson, arc In Arkadelphio,. They were called there because ol the death of Mrs. J. McCauley, grandmother of the younger Mr. Etehlesson. Mrs John 0. Walton spent the weekend In Memphis where she vis- llcd with her husband who Is a patient at Kennedy General Hospital. His condition Is satisfactory. Condition of Robert M. Graves of O-sccola and formerly of Blytheville, who underwent a major operation at the Baptist Hospital In Memphis recently, Is Improving. Mr. and Mrs, Newell Brlgham have returned to their home Jii Columbia, Miss., »It«r a brief visit here with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. W. Brlghnm and Mrs. W. C. Lcgectl and family. They were accompanied home by their daughter. Lee, who had spent the past 10 days here. Mrs. 'Nimnic Hoblday, who has been a pnticnt In .Walls Hospital. Is recuperating at the home of her nephew, A. T. Walton and Mrs. Walton. Mr. and Mrs. John Shanks Jr. are the parents of a daughter born yesterday at Walls Hospital. The couple's first child, she has been nain- Coming Events Social Calendar Thuriday Mrs. Raleigh Sylvester will entertain the Thursday Night Club at her home, 7:30. Twentieth Century Club meetln; at Hut, 8 p.m. Hosts and hostesses, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Brlggs, Mr. and Mrs. James C. Guard, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Hummock, Mr. and Mrs. Ro:ise Harp and Mr. and Mrs. Jim- inie Edwards. Friday Mrs. R. A. copcland will entertain the C. B. C. Club at. her home. Mrs. Toby Long will be hostess to the Friday Club. The Friday Contract Club will be entertained at the home of. Mrs. C. U McWatcrs Jr. The Woman's Club will meet at the clubhouse at 2:30, p.m. lor a program meeting. Miss Turner Is Speaker ' M Lang* P.T.A. Meeting Miss Winnie VirgU Turner was til!. gueM speaker yesterday at the Langc Parent-Teachers Association meeting held at the school. Her subject was "Traditions." Mrs. Paul Jobe gave the devotional, alter which the fifth grade students presented a St. Patricks Day program under the direction of Mrs. R. A. Berryman. The president's message was read by Mrs. Byron Moore. During ll)e business session, the following new officers were eelctcd: Mrs. Farris McCalla, president, Mrs Leroy Huddleston, first vice-president, Mra. J. E. Beasley, second vice-president, Mrs. Ben Harpole, secretary and Mrs. II. H. Mathis, treasurer. ed B'.'enda Fay. Mrs. Shanks Is the former Miss Connie Fcsmlrc. Condition of Miss Bea Moore who underwent an operation at the Memphis Baptist Hospital is improved. She Is now at her home at 1314 West Ash. Condition of Mrs. Hoy Nelson, who Is undergoing treatment at the Walls Hospital, Is much Improved. J. W. Whltworlh returned to his home yesterday in Athens, Ga., after having spent several days here with his brother, 1 Frank Whitworth, and Mrs. Whitworth. Condition of George Matthews, who has been seriously 111 at his home at 1117 West Ash, is improved. Regular Meeting Held By Demonstration Club The Dogwood Home Demonstration met yesterday at the clubhouse for their regular meeting with 22 members present. Mrs J. T. Hipp, president, presided during the meeting. Mrs. Will Cable led the group in the singing of the first hymn, followed by prayer by Mrs. P. S. Parker. Mrs. Gertrude Hollmon, county home demonstration agent spoke on the subject, "Housekeeping Made Easy." The new club year books were ts- sued to each member. During the Business session, the club voted to enter a state wide for writing a skit which would Illustrate the purpose ol the home demonstration clubs. Those appointed to the committee to prepare the skit were Mrs. Max Koonce. Mrs. Edith Epperson, Mrs. P. B. Jarrotl. Mrs. Jim Lutes and Mrs. C. F. Michael. A special business meeting was planned for April 4 to make preparation for the maintaining of the restaurant on the grounds where C. G. Smith's forthcoming auction will be held. He fresh men ts were served at the close ol the meeting. Auxiliary Is Organized By Dell Junior Girls The Junior Girls ol the Dell Baptist Church met ycslerday in the home of Mrs. C. A. Smith to organize a Junior Girls Auxiliary wllh seven members present. The following officers were elected lo serve lor the year: Donna Qail Smith, president, Patsy Buford, vice-president, Loretta Sigman, secretary and Shelby Jean Lyle, treasurer. Mrs. Curtis Downs Jr. will be G.A. leader. The program opened with the singing of "We've A Story to Tell to the Nation," after which the group repeated the Lord's Prayer. Donna Gail Smith gave the devotional with Ihe live star ideals of G.A. bcin<j presented by ISelen Ray Cummtngs and Shirley Peterson. The meeting was closed with prayer by Mrs. Smith, After the program, refreshments we-e served by the P.T.A. Study Course Held At Cecil Lowe Residence The first study course for the High School Parent Teachers Afiso- home of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Losve with patents of high school students and high school faculty mcm- bevj. attending. VV. D. Tommey, principal, taught the course and chose as his subject, "Teen-agers Growing Up." Following his talk a 1 discussion was held. Mis. Rupert Crafton is study course chairman. At the close of the meeting re-, fre.shmcnts of a dessert plate with coffee were served. THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 1949 Roller Skating Is Sugar-Coated Exercise for Keeping Figure Trim Mrs. Wyatt Attends Convention in Little Rock Mrs. William H. Wyatt returned yesterday from Little Rock where she attended the state convention of the Arkansas Council of Church Women which was held at Ihe First Presbyterian Church there Tuesday and Wednesday. The Arkansas Council of Church Women Is composed of women who are members of any woman's or- lions and who arc willing to cooperate wllh the council. The meeting was presided over by Mrs. Ed- Vfln Strauss ut LJltle Rock, president of the Arkansas Council. Guest spenkers for the program were Mrs. C. S. Harrington, who is a representative of the. seven Presbyterinn Churches to the Amsterdam Conference and Mrs. Mur- dcok MacLeod of New York City, executive secretory of the Women's Council of church Women. The next meeting will be held in Pine Bluff. Steak Dinner Is Held A slenk dinner was held Tuesday lit for members of the basket- team of Hubbard Hardware ore, who closed their season last ek. Eleven members attended the nner which was held at the Rus- Inn. , »t» Office Open «:3» Staim «:iS ; Open* 8ind»j l-.ot; Start* 1:U ;. CoattavoM Shorn Sat, & So. Bvfiln Right E»erj Except Satarto . N« paiMi honored on ROXT Theatre Thurtday & Friday If biisk walking begins tu pall as to keep a figure trim and circulation whipped up, why not supplement your hikes with roller skaltng? Many women find lhat a half-hour of skating is more exhilarating fun and, if taken on a smoolh rink or olhcr level surface, no more tiring than a bri;;k walk. As an exercise, roller skating helps lo limber up muscles and to keep waistline, hips ;md legs trim. Proof lhal childhood skating proficiency can be regained Is this piclure of the model wheeling down fa park . palli. After 15 minutes of cautious experimenting first propping he-r- sclf for a stable stance against a tree, then leaning on the arm o( a friend lo lesl her balance, she skated off confidently as you can see. —ALICIA HART, NEA SUB Writer. Continuous Shows Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 LISTEN TO KLCN O a.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m Thursday & Friday Short Subject* Continuous Showing Everyday Coming to The Ritz March 29-30 JOAN OF ARC with Inirrld B*rcm»n * JMC Ferrer famom tpecial purpose cleanttr! TUSSY CREAMY MASQUE For a prettier show of hands over her tea table, this young woman relies on the three- step routine of care shown above. Hand massage (left) works cream over skin, keep* fingers flexible. Cuticles are smoothed with special lubricant (center). At bed-time hands ate -loved (riiht) to keeo cream confined to skin. Mrs. McKisson Hostess To Lafce Street W.S.C.S. The Lake Street Methodist Women's Society of Christian Service met Monday at the home of Mrs. Tlieron McKisson lor their regular program meeting. The meeting as opened with the devotional by Mrs. George Stilwell, who also presided during a brief business session. The scripture reading, "Bread of Life" was given by Mrs. McKisson who also gave the mediation, entitled "Dedication." Prayer was oflered by Mrs. Stilwell, followed by the singing of "Near the Crass." Mrs. Billy King taught the last Imson In the study course, ."Geographical Frontiers." The group was dismissed with prayer by Mrs. C. T. Shamltn. At The Hospitals Blylhevllie Hospital Dismissed: T. H. Holbrook, Manila. Marshall Allan Gordon, city. Arron Brown, city. Mrs. Omar Stevens, city. Mrs. T. M. Handles', Hnyti, Mo. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Rosa Houclilns, city. Mrs, Charles Flecman, Manila. Mrs. Travis Powell, Rt. 1. city. Mrs. J. W. Grcer, Rt. 1, city. Myoka Mnnsil, Rt. 3, city. Mrs. Rcece L- Wooten, city. Mrs. J. B. Waldow, Luxora. Animals which have been domesticated since the dawn ol history Include the dog. ox, sheep, goat, horse, camel, cat, goose and ele- pliaiu. No- animal of economic importance has been brought into do- mestlgatton within the past 2,000 years. Half Moon News Jim Finn ami Richard Baker and ion of Equality, 111- are visiting in ,he home of Mr. and Mrs. Peoples. Buford Carter and family and Mrs. D. A, Carter of Oran, Mo., were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. ?arl Baker. Condition of Coy Tweedle, who is ill at his home, is satisfactory. Mr. and Mrs. Junior Ingram and Ernest. Lee Baker are visiting with friends and relatives in Oran, Mo. Condition of Mrs, T. Alexander, who is ill at nor home is improved. W. S. C. S. Meet at Church The Women's Society of Christian Service of the Methodist Church mot at the church Tuesday for their regular program. Seven members attended. Mrs. Lightfoot gave the devotional, after which the lessson taken from the book. "On Our Own Daor- step.s" \va.s taught by Mrs. Garrigan During the business session plans were made to serve dinner at th church Sunday, when the Rev. E B. Williams will conduct a meet ing. The group was dismissed by repeating the Lord's Prayer. JJrll Boy Scouts Meet The Half Moon Patrol of the Del Boy Scouts met Friday with Lero Richardson for their weekly meet Ing. A brief business session wa held, after which refreshments \ver served. The meeting closed with th Scout pledge. Kir th day Party Given Shirley Jean Koonce was hottoro Sunday afternoon with a birthda party at her home. Thirteen Shirley's friends attended the affai During the afternoon, varioi games and contests were playei The hnnoree later opened her anc! refreshments of ice cream an rake were served. Read Courier News Want Ads •Here Come the'Testlng Machine 5 "' rogram Meeting Held y Number Nine W.M.U. Mrs. Rip Coals was Monay to the Women's Missionary Fa ion of the Number Nine Baptist 'tiilrch when thej' met at her home or an all day meeting. Mrs. C. B. Johason, of the First /hurch of Blytheville taught the ,udy course on the book. "Hand- lasp of the Americas" by the Rev. Ifred Carpenter. Prayers were of- ered by Mrs, Bob Stovall, Mrs. W. Rhaiids and Mrs. Johivson. A pot luck luncheon was served at he noon Hour, after which a buai- ie?s se.ssion was held. The next meeting will be March 8 in the home of Mrs. Eric Ray. Only female mosquitoes bite, according to the EncylacopctUa Bri jinnica. - Holly Grove WMU Holds Royal Service Program COOTER, Mo., Mar. 24—The Wo- inen's Missionary Society of thf Holy Grove Baptist Church met foi a Royal Service Program Monday afternoon with 21 members present Tne program was opened with the singing of a hymn Mowed by prayer. Program topic for the month is "Christ, the Answer to Racial Tension/' The Rev, J. E. Cooper, pastor, assisted in the program. A business session was conducted following the closing prayer and refreshments were served by the social committee. Admiral Peary's daughter, Marie who was born in the Arclic Circle received the nickname ol "Sno? 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