The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 11, 1951 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 11, 1951
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PAOT! FOOT (AUK.) COOTTWt WEDNESDAY, AFRIt, 11, 10W Society, AtewA Jane Shelton, Society Editor f Phone 4461 5 Tables of Guests Attend Bridal Shower Five tables ol dessert bunco guests showered miscellaneous gifts upon Mrs. James L. Branscum, a recent bride, last night at the party given in her honor at the home ol Mrs. Jerry Morgan. Miss Nora Simpson. Miss nosana Cleveland, Mrs. Morgan, and Miss Katherine Westbrook were hostesses for the affair complimenting the recent bride, the former Miss Edna Peeples. Mndcria 'cloths overlaid the small tables set up,for the games. Clusters of cherry blossoms filled bowls and vases set about the rooms. In the tounco game, Mrs.,H. C. Buck took high score, Mrs, C. W. Garrigan, low and Mrs. Morgan, bunco. For the occasion Mrs. Branscum was dressed In a suit of blue with •which she wore harnionmng accessories. Pinned at the shouldcrlinc was a gift arrangement of white iris. Mrs. Leslie Peeples, mother of the honorec, WHS a special guest for the evening and was presented from the hostesses a corsage fashioned of white carnations. Group Hears Book Review Mrs W Marion Williams reviewed the book. "The Disenchanted" ay Build Schulburg lust night lor the members and guests of the LOVE Group of the Christian Women's Fellowship of the First Christian Church who were entertained at the home ol Mrs. Joiin Burnett. Mrs. Ben Harpole. Mrs. Williams and Mrs. Rupert Crallon were the 12 members' guests. An offering and prayer followed the briet business discussion. The devotional, "Prayer" was given by Mrs. J. P. Gnrrott. preceding the evening's program. Mrs. J. W. McHaney who was program chairman, introduced Mrs. Williams, who presented the review. The missionary benediction adjourned the session. • Refreshments were served uy Mrs. 32 Attend Gosnell P. T. A. Meeting Delphians Discuss Art This Morning al Hotel "What Is Art and Who Is the Ar- slon. tist" was the topic of 6iscussion for the 10 a.m. meeting today of (he Chickasaw Chapter of the Delphian Society. Mrs. Gene Teaford wns leader for the meeting held at Hotel Noble. She was assisted in the discussions by Mrs. James Terry, Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt, Mrs. Hays Sullivan, Mrs. Phillips Robinson anei Mrs, William Wyatt. Mrs. William McComb. field secretary for the Delphian Society, who Is in Blytheville for the purpose of establishing another chapter, wns the group's guest for the discussion, 18 Attend Surprise Birthday Dinner Party Thirty-two members and guests of the Gosnell Parent-Teachers Association met last night at the high school for a program-business ses- 500 Are Invited To Tea Honoring Mrs. J. C. Droke Five hundred members of Blythe- villo's civic, social and religious circles have been invited to call between 3 and 5 p.m. Sunday in the Mirror Room of Hotel Noble to greet the 'Woman of the Year,' Mrs. J. C. Droke. At the outset of the tea, Mrs. Droke will be presented an Inscribed loving cup from the Beta Sigma Phi chapters oi BlyUieville, which for the fifth consecutive year are jointly sponsoring the contest. Composing the receiving line will be Mrs. James Rogers. Beta Sigma Phi City Council president; Mrs. Droke; Mrs. Hugh Whllsitt. 'Woman of the Year' for 1950; Mrs. W. J. Pollard, Mrs. F. K. Ulack. sponsors of the Alpha Alpha Chapter; Mrs, R. C. Allen and Mrs. W. S. Johnston, sponsors of the Alpha Delta Chapters; Mrs. Jim SmotUermon, president of the Alpha Delta Chapter Mi:°s Vcrn Goodrich, president of t'.ic Alpha Alpha Chapter. Mrs. Robert 1. Thompson, vice president or the Alpha Alpha chapter, mid Mrs. C. W. Sister, vice president of the Alpha Delta Chapter, will preside at the table. Mrs. M. Nunn, Jr., Presents Program A discussion or "Contemporary Art" by Mrs. Marvin Nunrt, Jr., yesterday composed the program for the Senior Hfeh School Parent- Teachers Association at Its monthly session at the school. Mrs. Nunn <liscus?ed the 'forks of Henotr, Rowault, Pablo picasso and Kzanne. In a discussion of the i'icasRO portraits, Mrs. Nunn said, "do not look for Wdclci* meanings —enjoy Just what you see," Mrs. John Tyrone presented a devotional to open the business portion of the session. Said Mrs. Tyrone, "See that children have only the best In spiritual, educational and cultural fields and they will always seek the best." The national president's .-message was given by Mrs, Joe D. Ferguson after which Mrs. L. E. linker was elected vice president o( the group for 1351-52. Mrs. Hugh WhitslU last month was named to the office, lint due to a change in school plans, the high school group will only Include the 10th, 11th and 12lh grades. Mrs. Whitsltt would have hccn a 9th grade mother and Ineligible for the office. Mrs. Buford Young, president, announced that the county council would convene Friday in Leachville. In the room count, the senior class won the attendance prize. To conclude the meeting -Mrs. Young gave Kiplinp/s poem, "It." Bits of News l The Blythevlllc High Sc lettc presented a musical program followed by a film shown by SV. O. Stinnett ot the Mississippi County Health Unit, entitled. "Something You Didn't Eat." Preceding the business discussions. F. E. Lucius, school superintendent discussed the present school crisis. During the business Mrs. Marvin Rast was elected president of the group U) replace Mrs. J. W. Crawford, who is leaving soon for Texas to make her home. :hooim,ar- Monthly Session Plans tor a frog simper to be glv-i a ._ _ == _ en May B at the school were Intro- ar ti c i e , "Care of Bugs." Held by Club Prayer by Mrs. C. T. ShamUn lost night opened the monthly meeting of the East Side Garden Club, whkih convenes »t the Lake Street Methodist Churcli. Mrs. J. W. Malouey was chairman lor the session, Mrs. A. D. Priest, hostess, Mrs. George McOhehey spoke to the 10 members and one guest on "Corsages" uftcr which Mrs. B. A. Bugg Rave the poem, "Kiss of the , Bugg also presented the Eighteen guests attended the surprise dinner party Monday night at Kelly's on East Mnln celebrating the birthday of Mrs. Troy Mayo, Mr. Mayo was host for the evening, Miss Nsdea n Pra nee and A, L, Reynolds of Wyatt, Mo., house- guests of Mrs. George Dickey of Blytheville, who will be married Saturday* shared party honors with Mrs, Mayo. Red roses Interspersed with mixed blossoms centered the lace draped table. After Mrs. Mayo had cut' the large birthday cake and opened and displayed the, the remainder of the evening was spent in dancing. Doyle Turner's Band provided the music. Dinner, Canasta Meeting Held at Razovback Dinner hi the Early American Room, of the Razorback followed by an evening of playing canasta last night made up the entertainment due erf. Following the adjournment, refreshments were served. for the monthly Jayceettes. session of the A lace cloth overlaid the long table at which the nine members were seated for the steak supper. A low bowl filled with mixed spring blooms formed the central design. Canasta was played following dinner. It was announced that MM. Terry Prevost and Mrs, LaGrorme Whittle would be hostesses for the May meeting. Mary Ann Fisher Marks Birthday with Party Mary Ann Fisher, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Homer Fisher marked her 14th birthday recently with a bunking party at her home for four guests. The evening was spent informally watching television during which the honoree opened gifts from the group. Birthday cake and ice cream were served. Mrs. Montandon Leads Bridge Club Scores Mrs. J. F. Montandon won high score, Mrs. C. C. Conncille, second high and Mrs. Max Usrey, bridgo, yesterday at the weekly dessert bridge of La petite Club. Mrs. O- S. Crowcll was hostess at her home to the club and one guest, Mrs. Counettle. Circles Convene Yorbro HD Group Meets at Club The Yarbro Home Demonstration Club met yesterday at the club with 13 members attending the bt-month- ly session. Group singing followed by a devotional taken from the book of Psalms and given hy Mrs. Walter Barnes opened the meeting. Roll call was answered by each member telling how much money her family could save hy dry cleaning their clothes at home. Mrs. Gene McGuirc read the poem, "Had I But Known" preceding the officers' reports and suggestions. Mrs. Paul Abbott spoke to the group on the subject. "The changing World of Vegetables" after which Mrs. Dave Abbott, discussed "Flowering Annuals." Mrs. Elzie Wheeler, president presided over the business discussions following during which Mrs. Ell! Wheeler was appointed as hesiltl cimmnan. Games were played In thfi socia hour following Barne and Mrs. Nita Bunch winning iirizes Club hostesses, Mrs. McGuire nru Mrs. Carlton Stiles served refresh meuts. In the flower arrangement awards Irs. Bilge took first honors and Irs. Priest, second. The hostess served refreshments the social hour following. 3 Guests Meet WithW. M. U. Three guests met Monday night with eight members of the women's Missionary Onion of the Number Nine Baptist Church when Mrs. llerscriel Rustin was hostess at her home for a program session. Prayer by Mr.s. Johnson followed hy the Joint repeating of the watchword and a devotional opened the meeting. Scripture was read by Mrs. M. L. Hart. Mrs. Hustin and Mrs. Gene Shultz after which Mrs Hart reported on the community missions and the Girls Auxiliary. Mrs. Frank Coates gave the minutes of the previous meeting after which Mrs. Billy Johnson led In the adjourning prayer. A sandwich plate was served by the hostess following the dismissal. Lloyd Koonti ol Burdett* has been placed on the dean'j honor roll lor the last grade period at Arkansas Tech, Russellville, It was announced today. Sgt. John L-. Fowler has returned to Cardwell Air Force Base, Fort Worth, Tex., after spending several days here with his mother, Mrs. Jim Fowler. Out-of-town residents here Sunday for funeral services for L. T. Moore, Sr., were Mr. and Mrs. Or-, ren L. Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Perry' Moore, Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Moore, Mr. and Mrs. John Leslie Moore, Mrs. W. S. Alexander, Mrs. Delia Coleman, Mrs. Effle Moore »nd son,; Mrs. Rachel Autry, Mrs. ^Ophelia Campbell, Mr.s. Lottie Bradshaw, Jimmy Moore, H. B. Thurman, Mrs. Blanche Foster, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Dlllard: Lev! Liggins, Brown Foster, Mrs Damon Headden, all of Rldgley. Tenn.; Herman Moore, Homer Moore, Texarkana, Tex., Mr. and Mrs. Ferlch Moore. Hanover; Mrs Crawford Crouch, Mrs. Helen Poster. Tiptonville, Mrs. U. it. Lantrlp. Ackermana, Muss.; Mr.s. Harry Montgomery, Trenton; Mr. and Mrs. Charlie'Raskins, Onion City. Tenn., Mrs. Mildred Kozcl, Houston Faster, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Prince, Miss i,ela Beck all of Memphis, Mrs. Sadie House, Dyersburg; Mr. and Mrs. Bert Yarbro. Bert Yarbro, Car me! Jr., Hickman, Popham, Mr. Ky.; Miss and Mrs. Emerson Smith, Caruthersville; Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Saylor, Arab, Ala.; Mrs. Edna Mae Neely, Hunt.s- ville, Ala.; S/Sgt. Jack B. Phillips, San Antonio, Tex.; Aubrey Harwell, Kennctt, Mr. and Mrs. Bill English nnd son. Poplar Bluff; Mrs. Claud Wood and daughter, Joues- boro; Mrs. Frank Edrington, Osccola; Mrs. Sally Frame and son, Steele, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. T. I. Seay and family have as their guest for several day.s. Mr. Seay's sister, Mrs. Knte Bray of Memphis. Blytheville residents in Water Coming Events Social Calendar Thursday Mary Martha Class of the First Baptist Church meets at the home of Mrs. Ben Maycs at 7 p.m. for idtluck supper. Mrs. E. A. Bice. Mrs. Russell Wert and Mrs. J. J. Cooks:on, co-hostesses. Sndbury PTA has Fathers' at the school at 8:00 p.m. Execu- :ive Board meets at 7:30 p.m. Octette Club meets at the home of Mrs. R. C. Rose. Mrs. W. F. McDantel hostess tc Mid-Week Club. Thursday ilook entertained at tin home of Mrs. Cleo Wren. Mr.s. Bill -Hawkins entertains with dessert -bunco honoring Alpha Beti Bunco''Club Kibitzer Club meets with Mrs Harry A. Kaincs. Thursday Contract, meeting at th home of Mrs. Rodney Bannister. Duplicate Bridge League meets a Hotel Noble al 1:30 p.m. Friday Ladles Day at Country Club, p.m. luncheon bridge cnnnstn. Mrs. Loy Welch hostess to FT! day Contract Club. Table League Mays at Club Playing a seven-table Mitchell movement, the Conn'.: >• Cluh Dup- Icate Bridge League last night met at the club for the weekly game. Mrs. W. D. Oharnblin and Mrs. O. W. McCutchen.. were first place winners, north and south; O. S. Crowell and Hairy W, Haiv.cs were winners, north and south; Mrs. C. Conncille and Style Show Staged at High School Valley, Miss.. Monday for the funeral of W. H. Holcombe of Blytheville were Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Bills, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Ellis, Jr., Louis Ball, Mr. and Mrs. Otis Jarrett, Mrs. Buddy Jarrett, Howard Hires, Billy Lane, Vernon Boyd. Fred Porter. Pallbearers were Mr. Hires, Mr. Boyd, Mr. Porter. Mr. Ellis. Jr., all of Blytheville. Mr. Ellis was a nephew of Mr. Holcombe. Two of Mrs. Holcombe's nephews also assisted. They were George Williamson and Kenneth Tracer, both of Water Valley. Mrs. Cleatus Hudson is reported in a satisfactory condition at Memphis Baptist Hospital where she underwent surgery yesterday morning. Mrs. J. A. Wroten of Pine Bluff is the honseguest of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. McWatcrs, Jr., and family and other relatives for several days. Mrs. Bill Stroild left yesterday for her home in Fort Smith after visiting here as guest of Mr. and Mrs. Henry McCain and family. A study from the bool; ol Remans | was given yesterday :or the seven Canada Preserves Record members and three gue-sts of Cal- —CourhT News Photos TAKK STYLE SHOW HONORS— Shown are the first place division winners of the Spring Fashion Style Show last night ai the high school. Hays Store sponsored the contest which, was highlighted with the display of a special wardrobe for spring ami summer wear, winners are first row, tiny Wanda Sue Etkins, ^ pre-school dress; back row left to right, Carolyn Cockrell, grade school dress; muh Cotemnn. junior school; Betty Cockrell, out-of-school dress; and adults, Mrs. Victor Wilson. Miss Peggy Zachery, who was senior high school winner ia not shown. bot appearing. First place winners were Wanda Sue Elkins, Carolyn Cockrell. Ruth Coleman. Peggy Zachery, Betty Cocbrclt and Mrs. Victor Wilson. Second place went to Sandra Adell Baughman. Lynn Jean Baughmiin, Marjorie Daughtery, Louie Ellen Wallace of Monette. Benettfl Brown and Mrs. A. L. Baughmau. High school girls appearing In a prepared wardrobe, were. Peggy Zachery, Barbara Van HooFer. Dorris Bean, 'jean Shelton, Doris Stone. Dorothy Perry. Nancy Ilamby, Joan Mrs. Fred Steadman first place east and west \vinner.s; Hernard GOSJC.I and Jimmy Stevenson were second itace winners east and ivi'sL Study Given For Circle Frocks for every occasion from sport togs for the beach to billowy creations for the most formal occasions, composed mostly of cottons, were shown last night for the approximately 300 who attended the Spring Pattern Book Fashion Show at the high school. Mrs. J. C. Buchanan, Jr.. of Muskngee. Okla.. served as .show commentator. The affair was under the sponsorship of the Hays Store. Six divisions composed the entries for the awards, with the small fry of pre-school misses making up division one. Entrants were Linda Kay Cockrell, Carole Sue Harrington, Paula Jo Alforrt. Sue Marshall >Vanda Sue Elkins, Laqueta Talley, j Jacqueline Vowell, Judy We.stbrook, Carol Kay Honch. Darlene McCain EIml Patricia Larkin. Big and little sister outfits and mother and daughter ensembles took the spotlight with Cynthia and Martha Jane DuVall. Barbara and Kathy Jo Bradley. Drenrla Seay and Sandra moore. Mrs, James R. Tescher and Kay Tescher, Mrs. Cecil Vow- well, and Barbara and Betty Jean Yowe'l!, Mrs. A. L. Baughman, San- •ary Baptist Circle Six who met at the home of Mrs. Roy Pruitt. Mrs, Cecil Priest, Mrs. J. H. OTAWA lift— When Canada launches the 1951 census in June she will be striving to maintain a lead- Adams and granddaughter,. Gay j ers hip in census-taking; captured al- ost 300 years ago. Then, in 1666 an .le French colony hacking y out of the wilderness, she Following the study and com- : lay claim to the title of the first merits, Mrs. Euln Lewis led the ad- • country to take a name-by-name Tate were the for (he ses- ' most 300 yea slon which opened with the joint -[obscure lit.le repenting of (he Lord's Prayer. iher w»y out Journing prayer. Mrs. Pruitt served refreshments in the social hour. census in modern times. Read Courier News Classified Ads dra Adell and Lynna Jean Baughman, appearing. Group two was composed of grade school costumes and were modeled by members of the first to the sixth grade set. Models were, Barbara Ann Bahn, Donna Faye Tinker, Nancy Stalcup, Lottie Pear] May, Carolyn Cockrell. Junior high school fashions were shown in class three. Appearing were Suzanne Angel, TCose Rogers, Juanita Statler, tfelta Faye Robertson. Martha McDermoU, Marjorie Daughtcry, Ruth Coleman. The smart high school member fashion tips were shown by Anita • Culling of Monefte, Lou Ellen Wallace of Monetle. Peggy Farral of Hie Hospitals baby Monette, Peggy Gregor, Peggy Ham rock and Joan Earts. Dcskin, Pat Mc- ?.achery, Bonnie Earls. Dorothy Rollison, Carol Lee Beavers. Beverly Jones, Elizabeth Van Hooser. Edithia Fenntnpton, Marilyn Daugherty", Ernmadd Swc- arengen, Bobbie Jean Byrde, Karen Colston. Annella Humphreys. Sondra Long, Eula Smith, and Joan Melhiney. Judges for the costumes were Mrs. Walter Bishop, Mrs. Clara Collins, Street costumes for out-of-school ^i rs . Herman Br-5harse, Mrs. George girls were shown by Bennett Brown Muir ami Mr.s, Woody Jackson. and Betty Cockrell. The last division was The stage on which the models appeared was decorated with large adults with Secelfa Tegethoff, Mrs. palms, forming the background for Frank May, Mrs. Victor Wilson, Mrs. - •- - . . ,.. the M J. Skinner, and Mrs. C. M. Ab- IMythcvlUe Hospital Dismissed: Mrs, Walter Followny and City. Matt Scruggs, City. Tim Jones, Steele. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. W. M. Thornbough and baby, Martha Rose Mead. City. Mrs. A. W. West, and baby, Rt. 2. Mrs. Ross Calrtwell and baby. Rt. 3 Mrs. R. C. Scott, Stecvillc. Mo. Benny Joe VanCleve, City. Roy Lee Thompson, Steele. NEW GAS-SAVING •ROCKET" ENGINE In Homes Listen to K1..CN at 10:10 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. daily for our program announcements. Box Office Phone 2752 — Office Phone BilflS Box Office Opens at 1:45—Show Starts 2:00 P.M. CONTINUOUS SHOWING KVEKYO^Y Last Times Today Patricia • Dennis NEAL MORGAN rr an<«i mafc« Oldimobilo't "RocVel" »ven c.nomicol lor 195U Try II younilll OLOSMOBILE Circle-s of Calvary Baptist Church met yesterday in homes. Mrs. B. L. Vastbinder was hostess to 12 members of Circle One. Mrs. H.J. Foudren led the opening prayer with Mrs. \v. F. O'Neal presiding over the burliness session. The program. "Pray Ye Therefore," »-as given by Mrs. Pondren, Mr.s. Jim England .and Mrs. Henry McCain. Mrs. England led the closing prayer. Eleven member:, and two guests o! Circle Five met at. the home of Mrs. L. D. Marrow. Mrs. E. F. Cockran and Mrs. Ted Crump were the gueM& tor the meeting which opened with prayer by Mrs. Marrow. The business discussion were under the direction of Mrs. Jack Vowell. Mrs. Holnnd Davis led the program Vrhlch opened with a devotional by Mrs. A. D. Priest. Program paiUcl- yianti were Mrs. Vowell, and Mrs, Cecil Jactoion. Mrs. Arnold Clayton gave (Vie closing prayer. Refreshments were served following each meeting. , n^ifff Suptr "JfcT l.pKjr Itfiif at tttrn rf<l. t'-juip trim itlutiraterl tiif'jra t* cbiinft TOP "ROCKET" BUY OF THEM ALL! Afccf the nrtraat nnr rnr on ita road! Meet QM?molnlc*9 triumphant Super "88"—and check its major advancements! Appearance is ncic.' Striking new style mark* the Super "88"! fitxly is m:ti! 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