The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 13, 1951 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 13, 1951
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PAGE TWO BMTHEVIIJ.E. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ^^^- I Society, Jajje Shellon, Society Editor J phone 4461 Banquet Begins Events For Senior Class Members "Now that you are smart, as a fox" read the invitations frcm t-ii First Methodise Church to th Methodist members of the 1931 sen ior high school graduating class fo the annual banquet IfisL night a the church. The Rev. Charles McDonald o 'Holly Grove was guest speaker foi the .evening. The contra! table was designate* with a stuffed fcx wearing a jauulj red cap and band of red ribbon Tlie red and white color combination, suggestive of the school colors, was repeated in the foy picture trimmed place cards am tightly bound diplomas held Lr bands of red, which marked eacl puestJ' place. Studding the long tables p.l inlcrva 1 * \vp-« r?d and wiV'c tulips and gladioli. Mrs. O. E Quelhnalz served a toast-mi s trw.s with Wilson Henr, glv'ng the invocation, The welcome address to the seniors ws by Harvey Morris, chairmen of the Official Board. Joe Evriird presented n progran of accordion , music durinp t-he evening with Mrs. H. N, Whit is, Jr presenting a reading. Mrs, Charle.s McDonald led Ihe recent marriage. Miss Patsy Me-j Haffcy. LucrcM Bunch, Beverly! , , _ ^ Jones and Roxntme Johnson were ! /\A T^i r r rC\ ~7 I P r" hostesses last night at the John-i son liome on Parkway to 15 guests Mnmpd tn HpnH Ior a miscellaneous shower. INUIIICU IU lltlUU Clusters of daffodils were set about Ihe rooms and atop the dining table from which party foods were served. In the party games and contests, Billie Jean Westbrook. Winnibeth Buckley and Jan Dickinson were winners. Dressed In a black and white spring frock worn with black accessories, Mrs. Hnynes pinned two white satin tied Iris, a gift of the lostesses, as her shoulder. Aflcr Mrs. Haynes had opened and dts- played the assorted home, foods miscellaneous, the hostesses with frosted Bj proup in suiting alter which the Rev. Mr. McDonald sprk-? on "What Can I Do?" The Rev. Mr Dcnald is a graduate of Hendri* College, Conway and received hi? Bachelor of Divinity degree from Southern _ Methodist University Dallas. The Rev. Roy 1. Hagley, church pastor, gave the benediction. Guest list of seniors attending the function were. Lake Street. Ted Vance. Rcba Beasley. Ruth McKis son. Lottie Stilwell; Promised l/'nd Tcmmy Young, Mona Gaines; Yarbro, Lucrela Bunch; Wesley Memorial, Bertha Mae Lucas: Tirsl Methodist, Eloise Billiard. France. 1 Dowdy, Ruth Kale. Annela Humphreys, Melba Pryor, Eula M Smith, J. W. Booker. Tommy Cal- lls, Billy Crafton. Billy Edwards Jim Gossett, Jerry Hollingswoi th. Bill Jackson, Bo'oby McDaniel. Joe Ray Price, Dick Reid. Graham Sud- burv. Jimmy Whitworth and John Wilks. The members of the Womcns Society of Christian Service were in .charge of the meal, with Mrs. Paul Pryor and Mrs.- Henry Humphreys co-chairmen. 1 Mrs. Alex Shelby and Mrs. Harry KIrby provided the party decorations, flowers and table appointments. Bridge Luncheon Given Al Haines Home for Club . An afternoon of playing bridge followed the 1 p.m. luncheon yesterday at the home of Mrs. Harry A. Haines. honoring the Kibitzer Club and guests. Mrs. E. M. Terry, ' Jr., nnd Mrs. Dick J. Wlllto were the group's guests for the afternoon. Brilliant red tulips and appleblos- soms formed the floral 'design used by Mrs. Haines la top the luncheon table. In the bridge game. Mrs. Jim Smart won high score. Mrs. George Hubbard. Jr.. second high and Mrs Terry, brtdgo. • + « 3 Guests Meet'With Club at Leech Home Mrs. M. B. f\iote. of Los Angetes, Cali!., housegucst of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Leech, Mrs. Harry W. Haines. find Mrs. Aubrey Conway were guests yesterday with members of the Thursday Club for a Iiinc-'ieon- brirtge. Mrs. J. A. Leech 'entertained the group at- her home on west Main. The dining table at which the two course luncheon was served was adorned with a low howl of j Cleo Wren was' liostr'fs"aVVip'r' \\nme sprmj blooms, while mulching bins- ! tor the afternoon of play Miss Madge Vastbinder Exchanges Vows With Pvt. James D. Baker Mrs. James I). Baker \1rs. Haynes Again Feted Al Bridal Parly-Shower Parties continued to honor Mr.-,. .,-••, Billy O, Haynes. who was until her| ing the Army. Mr. and Mrs. Birdie L. Vaslblnd- er of Blytheville today announced the marriaj-e of their daughter, MlM MaclRe Vaslbimlcr to Pvt. James D. Baker of Fort, Mcade, Maryland and Potosi. Mo., pvt. Baker is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert, B. Haker of Polosi. The double ring ceremony was read April 4 in Hernando. Miss., by Justice of the Peace H. F. Sharp. For her marriage, the bride chose a tailored suit fashioned from maroon gaberdine and worn with black accessories. Satin - caught white carnations were pinned at her shoulder. Immediately following the cere- mcny, Pvt. Baker and his bride left on a wedding trip to St. Ixnils, Rolla, Potosi, Mo., and other points of interest. The bride is now at home In Bly- Uie'.'llle with her parents, pvt. Baker has returned to Fort Meade where he is serving with the Army Mrs. Baker was graduated [rom' ._ + Blytheville High School and is now employed at Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. A graduate of Potosi Hich School, Pvt. Baker was connected with the American Telephone and Teie- sraph Co of St. Louis before enter- Annclla Humphreys for her served party Irlnks Mrs. R. S. Johnson. Mrs. A, Bunch and Mrs. H. A. Jones ai- isted their daughters' during the evening. Mrs. Murray McHaffey. mother of he guest, of honor, was a special guest for the evening's entertainment. Vliss Wrcnnjs Honoiee- , . At Club Meelihg • White gladioli adorned an enter- nining room at the RazSrhack last light for the monthly meeting of Mississippi County Home Econ- misls. who gathered C5.pccl.illv to lonor the club secretary anil trcas- rer. Miss Martha Wrenn. who lans a mid-June marriaRc to Iharlcs Dorriah of Ciirulhersvillc. Tile selected bridal motif was re- leated in the table uppoinliiieiits nd liecoratiwns. In the brief business discussion.?. liss Inez Kincaid of Osccola. was itroduced to the 16 members at- enriing a.s a nen- member. Miss Kin- aid is a former Home Drmonstra- ion Agent for Mississippi County. liss Rrucc Kincaid was the club's nly guest. A discussion of kitchen nrrailge- \ent by Miss Eli/abeth Moss. au!j- Burdette P T. A. Mrs. Charles Frazier yesterday was elected 1951-52 president of the Burdette Parent Teachers Association. The group's monthly session was held at the school. Others elected to serve with Mrs. Frazier are, Mrs. Clcxlon Eubanks, vico president; Mrs. Elmer Cole. .secretary; Mrs. Conway Duncan. treasurer and Mrs. Charlie Hicks. iciwrter. "How .Safe Arc Our Children?" was the program directed by Miss George Ann Stilwell in the meeting following. Mrs. Everett Eubanks .simke on. "How Sate Are Our Children at Home,." while Boboy Smith and Ronnie McOaughcy discussed "How Safe Are the Children at School?" The program was concluded with the showing of the film. "Playground Safety." In thp attendance count, prizes were awarded the first srartc of Miss LpK Fields and the ninth grade of ,C)lfford Rotton. Bits of News It'lottl'tj /-^ei-joiial High School Carnival Royalty Named' John Wllks and Annella Humphreys will represent Blytheville High School as Duke and Duchess of the school al the Cotton carnival in Memphis. May g.,2. it was announced today. They were named to the honor by members ot Ihe senior high class. Senior class members, ihey will + . attend Die pan. Festival and Hall May II at. Crump Stadium, will participate in the Teen-Age Conn and will march In the Royal Procession. As Blytheville high school royalty they will be introduced to approximately 25.000 carnival spectators, John i-s (lie son of Mrs. Grace Wilks of Blytherillc. He serves as president of the National Honor Society, a scholastic organization, Is a member of the Beta and Red Razoo Clubs, and is also a member of the Student Council and the Choir. Active in student projects, Annella is the (laughter of Mr. and John Wilks . Mrs. Henry Humphreys of Blytheville and serves as president of Hie Red Pepper Club, a social group. A member of Die Garden club she also sings in the choir and participates in tiie Student Council. She served us maid to the senior queen, and Hed Razoo queen. She also was cheerleader Ior the football anrl URsketball teams. 'A Step Savino concliriterl the nentcrt by a film. '-Shape Kitchen" ctivitir-s. Miss Wren was presented a B : n silver from the dul>. Ml Members Arc Present or Rook Club Conir: ••-'"<" v/iiL.j in n.-jjm;vi mi; cmo ^ \vfrK- v dessert mectin? vcsterdav Mr, ntnn w™ <>•„= !,„;,;„ ..V. •,._'• Meet at Church Ten members of the Mitchell! Houston Chapter of the Royal Am- 1 bas-sadors of the Armorel Baptist] Church met last night at the church ' for the program, "Join Hands Then." Mr.5. Bob Stoi'all. counselor, met with the group (or the session, which was opened by Eugene fthoadcs. Gary Kirk directed the program on which Hulon Kirk. Willis Rhoades. Mrs. Stovall. Larry Whittle. Oary Kirk. Edward Moore. Tommy KHIick, Hoyce Kellock and Thomas Kelllrk participated. Prayer closed the session. Mrs. M. Dallas Teaches Lesson Mrs. Milton Dallas taught a lesson from the mission nook, "Cry of the Beloved Country" by Paton last night far the seven members of the Young Womcns Association ot Hullman Baptist Church who met at the home ot Mrs. Billy Ray. Following Ihe study lesson the meeting adjourned with prayer, Mrs. Ray served refreshments 'in ft social hour followtnir. , soms decorated the rooms of ,he Mrs. Grover Wren was ><igh score winner, with Mrs. Neville Blake- Mrs. Eugene Drown, ronko. Pie and coffee were, served hv Mrs Wren. HoweII Movement Played by Leaaue •— •• /'........... i.,,j, L - i Plavine a five table Howell mnvc- phmenled members of La Nucvc I nicnt, Mr. and Mrs. Marc Ford of Ciub ' (Kcnnou InM night led (he scorer Players Leave For Tournament The Duplicate Bridge League of Blytheville will be represented this weekend In Litti Rock at the two day bridge tournament. Leaving today from Blytheville to S. Crowcll, Mrs. Kus- Mr. and Mrs. Jack New Liberty News George Johns was admitted to! Kennedy Veterans Hospital In Mem-I phis, yesterday. Mrs. Johns motored ! him to Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Terry Ankers of Slkeston »'!11 arrive tonight lo be Ihe weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs I Arthur Busby and family. T. A. Forger, district manager of! the Life of Georgia Insurance Co | C. T. Davis and E. S. Moore, staff] managers, are in Little Rock today attenriuig the Arkansas Sales Conference. . R. L. Dedman will arrive from Memphis lonight to be the week- Mrs. Dcdman and At The Hospital* m.v<h«rJtlc- Jfocptinl Dismissed: Mrs. Ben Harris and baby; Cooler Lucille RIckeUs, city. F. W. Adams. City. Walls Hosjtlui Dismissed: Mrs. F. L. Odom, Sleele. Bobble Yancc'y, Ht. 4. Rita Ann Bailey, Steele. Mrs. K, n. Hall, Steele. Mrs. L. T. Burnham and baby City. J ' Mrs. W. O. Wilson. Braggadocio. FRIT)AT, 'A PRI1, is, Sayt City Crumblit KUALA LUMPUR -(«_ Thl , capital city of the Federation of Malaya Is "crumbling." So says c O. Jennings, municipal architect He said Kuala Lumpur In » few years would be a "rotten, filthy overcrowded town, scourged by tuberculosis" unless something radio) Is done. Jennings asserted foundatloni of buildings were crumbling and would eventually collapse. Read Courier News Classified Ad«. ' Murl Richardson. Luxora Rich ichoo! future Farmers of America Sweetheart, has been chosen to represent the Mississippi County Fed- of Mr, and Mrs. j. A. Lloyd have returned home after visiting their daughter. Mrs. James Russell and Mr. Russell at their home in St. Louis. Miss Marion McDonald has returned to Memphis after visiting here with her parents. Mr. and Mrs" H. F. McDonald and family. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Williams, Mr. amt Mrs. Carl Gibson visited Mr., and Mrs. Robert Banks in Joiner ! Sunday. ; First. LI. and Mrs. Billy Crook and daughter. Laura Beth returned i to Fort Senning. Ga.. Friday after! visiting Lt. Crook's parents. Mr. and! Mrs. K. H. Crook an;! family. j Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Long are vis- i Ming relatives In Florida. j end zuest family. Richard Godwin, infant son ot [ Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Godwin, underwent surgery this morning at Memphis Methodist Hospital. Mrs. Godwin n-a.! In Memphis with her son, and was Joined there last night by Mr Godwin who had returner! to i Blytheville for several days Miss j Marie Harinsh. aunt of Mrs. God- i win spent yesterday with her. | Jan Deveroux Is ill of chickenpox i at her home on Barfield Road. ) Mr. and Mrs. Hunter Lancford- a " d famil> '- ' i LOS ANGELES .-.^There's no Mrs. Harold Shuford left today | thing unlucky about the nimib-r n for her home in Hickory. N.C.. she ' for Master Mark Charles Murphv had been visiting here with her ', Bor " Feb. 13. he cut, his 13th tooth daughter. Airs. Harry A. Haines and; ! ° n the 13'" day of his 13th month Mr. Haines. ; Furthermore, he's the !3th grand- Mr, and Mrs. R. L. Dedman will I chlw of a family that arrived here have as their weekend guest their i °" a Sepl ' " many - vearE **°daughter, Miss Jean Dedman of: ' Memphis. , Read c o . ;r j er Ncws classified ArK Jonesboro. MLss Richardson won the Federation Contest over representatives of Mississippi County FFA Chapters ibe judging being done by the members of the Art Department at Arkansas State College. Jonesboro Mrs. D. F. Pasmore was director. The winner of the East Arkansas district contest, lo be announced tomorrow, will compete with three other district winners for slate honors in a contest to be held this summer in Little Rock. A ninth grade student in the Lti> ora School, she is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Murry Richardson • Luxora. YES, WE BUY Scrap IronKnd Metal. Old Cars, Plows, Cullivators Tin, Wire, Kattcries, Radiafors, Rags and other ilcms of lilllc value to yon. We sell all kinds of angle iron. Hat iron °lc and when you need Coal and Kindling. ca!l HESTER'S COAL & SCRAP METAL YARO S. Highway 61 Phone 31SC. O. Little, second high. Desserl Bridge Honors La Nucve Club Members A dessert britlce at the home of Mrs. clarence Webb yesterday coin- Seated at small tables for the game. Mrs. Colcman Stevens won high score and Mrs. Jack Hale, second high. ^ Spring blooms in mixed hues were placed about the home. Mrs. Marsh Leads Scores i For Weekly Bunco Club I Mrs Jack Mursh won high score. Mrs, C. B. Klene. bunco and Mr.i. Bill Hawkins, low last night in the weekly bunco came of (he Alpha Beta Bunco Club. Mrs. Hawkins' was hostess at her home tor the •• evening. | The room hi which the evening was spent was decorated with potted plants. i A dessert course with frosted | drinks was served. I Luncheon-Bridge Given i For Clul), Two Guesls ' Luncheon and bridge at Ihe home : of 'Mrs. Rodney Banister yesterday ! rnlerlaliwd the Thursday Contract! Club and two guests. Mrs. Harry! KIrby and Mrs. M. A. Isaacs. Assorted spring blooms were »r- i raiiRcrt lo form the design for the ' luncheon at which the guests were sealed for Ihe two course meal. MM. KIrby won high score and Mrs F. t!. Joyner. second high In thi> bridge game following. r . u ,. .^"n.-.> tor the bi-weekly eame of the DII- plicate Bridge league at Hotel No- '*'' Comina Events Social Calendar Saturday Informal square dance night at the Country club Dr. and Mrs James C. Gurvrd and Mr. and Mrs Marvin Smith, hosts and hostesses Duplicate Bridge League plays al Holel Noble nt 1:30 p.m. , ,,. „ , . 1 To ^ 'h honor of Mrs. Ivy W. Crawford and Frank Nel- i 'Woman of the Veir' 1 son were second place winners. ' Hole! Xnble rnke ' Bake Sale Ark-Mo Power Company Saturday, March 24 Home Made Cakes, Pies Cookies and Candies Sponsored by April Circle of the Catholic Ladies w Future Will Totluifs Must "Hie first lime yon *t,iml back an<I adnnro your n \v Pontiac ami Ihen K ni behind the wheel fnryoiir first Uirillin K tj r ive . . . you'll enjoy the wonderful Blowing experience of owning a truly great motor car. 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