The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 17, 1951 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 17, 1951
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tttGE FOUR BI,YTHEVTT,T,E. CARK.V COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 1951 (9 . J. &OC4&U4 Jane ne Shelton, Society Editor f Phone 4461 Surprise Showers Given For Mrs. Bill Avis ' A surprise layette shower last night honored Mrs. Bill Avis of Holland, when Miss Betty Ann Graves and Mrs. Harold Dor.ier were hostesses tq, 12 guests at the Dozier home on Cherry. • A corsage fashioned of white iris caught In pink a.nd blue ribbons was presented the honoree for the evening. Parly games were conducted after which Mrs. Avis opened the assorted gifts from the guests. - .The hostesses served a dessert course: 28 Attend Party Honoring Shirley Doran Twenty-eight guests attended the birthday party last night honoring Shirley Doran, 3uests were classmates of the honoree at Lone Oak school. Games under the direction of her mother' ,Mrs. Goldie Doran, and aunts. Mrs. John L. Sullivan end Mrs. Roy Thomas were played after which the gifts marking the honoree's IHh birthday were opened. A sandwich plaie and hot chocolate were served during the evening. .- An out-of-town guest for the evcn- ifln was the honoree's cousin, Mrs. Leona Carpenter of Rockford, 111. : •..» • Mrs. O'Keefe Is Dessert Bridge Club Guest Mrs. H. W. O'Keefe was the only guest' last night with the GEO when Mrs. James Rogers was hos- at her home for the club's weekly dessert bridge. In the bridge game, Mrs. T. H. Caraway won high score, Mrs. Joe W. McHaney, second high and Miss Vera Goodrich, bridge. New Circle Plans Discussed Plans were, discussed for the organization of an afternoon circle yesterday at the weekly meeting o the Lake Street Methodist Women's Society of Christian Service. Mrs Max Mattis met with [he 11 mem hers as a new member, guests were Mrs. Luke Baker, Mrs. Floyd Davi: and Miss Anna Lou Love U. Mr Billy King conducted thj business session in which plans wen made fl>r" the establishment of tb afternoon circle /^h . .. Mr rier on Morris was leader fo the program Women, Their _\Vor arid Help" she was assisted by Mrs Mattis, Mrs. Harold Merlin, Mrs Baker. Hostesses, Mrs. George Shank • nd'Mre. C. T. Shamlin, served freshmente following the dismtssa Church Women Meet in Homes Women of the Methodist Church met in Circles yesterday afternoon in homes of .various members. Mrs. Loyd WhiHakci 1 was hostess to 18 members of Circle One. Mis. W. P- Pride gave devotional, Bits of News lii /-<?/' <?/' Jo// a Mrs. E. J. Curs presented the study lesson. Mrs. Roy Basley and Miss Sue Osment. *vere guests with H members of Circle 'IVo, who met at the home of Mrs. p. E. Black. The afternoon devotional was given by Mrs, O. N. Hawkins, Miss Osment led the study, Thirteen members of Circle Three met at the home of Mrs. Jack Robinson. Mrs. W. L. Homer \vas the only guest for the session. Mrs. Hattie Hunter gave the devo- onal, the study was presented by O. E. Knudsen, Mrs. H. N. Whllis gave the study the meeting of 11 member;, of rcle Four at the home of Mrs. Alt! Jobe. The devotional was csented by Mrs. B. A. Lynch. Mrs. Winford Wyatt presented the ivotional for the 22 members of .rcle Five who mot at the home Mrs. Byron Moore. Mrs. A. H. oyd was co-hostess for ihe ses- on in which Mrs. W. A Hollings- orth gave the study. The John Miles Miller home was le setting for the meeting of 13 embers of Circle Six. Mrs. L. O. lazier and Mrs Cecil Kelly were ostesses. Mrs. P. K. Husbands pre- •nted the devotional, Mrs. James . Guard the study. r ifty-Five Attend *VSCS Meeting HALTER SPORTS Fitty-five members and guests of he Wometis Society of Christian ervlce of Ihe Dell Methodist hurch met last night at the taurch for the final study lesson rom (he boot, "Rural Prospects." Mrs.'M. J. Koehler and Mrs. Bob [cnrierson were hostesses to the ociety and guests, the Half Moor society. A play, "Travelm* " a story of mi- ranL workers, was directed by Mrs lavis Settlcmire, Dell WSCS presi .ent. Appearing in the producttor •ere, Maureen Daubs, Margate' Mm Whistle, Shirley and Jeanetti ''clcrson. Elizabeth Ann Tidvvell, A 3. Moody, Perry and Harold Dixon .nd Noble Gill, Jr. In the \vorshtp hour folknvinR pecial music was presented by th hurch choir. For the benediction Mrs. Jerrj tfor&iui sang the "Lord's Prayer by Malotte. The hostesses served party food n the social hour following. /.W.A. Convenes At Baptist Church Prayer by Mi's. C. S. Bmninghai 'ollowcd the group singing whic opened the meeting of Calvary Bap tist Young Womens Association las night at the church. Six members attended the week session. Miss Jean Norman gave th evening's devotional after whic stodes taken from "The Windo' of the VWA" were presented b Berna Fondren, and Luciiida Cole. Miss Norman led in the closin prayer. Rainbow Officers To Be Installed A public installation of Ranbo Girls officers will hp held tonlg' at the Masonic Temple on Davis 8 p.m. The installation ceremony \v be preceded by a 1 p.m, busine 5 ess Ion. Mis, Eva Crowe was removed to her home Sunday from Bernard Skin and Cancer Hospital in St Louis where she had Ucen a palien foi five weeks. Her son, Lee A i Crowe and Mis.s Rose Emma Pai 1 - rish molored her home. Mis.s ViiRlnta Bowen of Cardwcll was the weekend guest of her mother. Mrs, Howard flowen and sister, Evelyn- / Mrs. Danny Conk.ston of Memphis !l yesterday afternoon for her mic aflcr spending sevenil dnys te vvuh her parents, Mr. and Mrs . C. Union. _ Dickie Stabler i.s ill of measles at s home. 530 Chickasa\vba. Mis.s Sue Lawson of We.u Mem- Us was the Monday guest of Mr- id Mrs. Carl Neytoti and family, Us La\vson was on route- to St. ouis where -she will be employed. Slevie Weidman. son of Mr. and :rs. Robert Weldman i.s vlsiiine Mr. id Mrs. Floyd Welrimrui at tbelr ouie in Chaffee. Mo., this week- Mrs. Dcwcy Fortenbcrry lias re- irneri to her home in Birmingham, la., after visiting here and in ollomvood Point with friends and datives. Mrs. Mnmn Ra/.er is reported in satisfactory condition at her home, 7ifi Holly where she was removed om Walls Hospital Saturday aJter- oon after undergoing treatment >r several days. Mr and Mrs. B. Johnson left this lornln? for their home in Los An- cles, Calif, after spcndlne several eeks here as cuest of Mvs. John on's mother. Mrs. B. G. Shelton nri family. Mrs. Murray Lay ton and Mrs, .lonrae Garlincton are spending to- iay In Memphis. oenerol Meet Held at Church A general meeting of (he Women of the First Presbylerlan Cliurch was held .yesterday allernoon at the church with Mrn. Hugh Hudson directing the program followinK the business discussions. After the reports of officers were heard, Mrs. Monroe Grain, Jr. read a letter from the church outstatlon In Africa. Mrs. C. M. Gray gave a rc.iort on the Presbytcrial held last Thursday In Batesvllle. "Warp of the pattern" was the program directed by Mrs. Hudson. Mrs. J. C. Walters, Mrs. W. A Dobyns, and Mrs. Roy Walton were hostesses for a social following the meeting adjournment. Baptist Groups Meet at Church Baptist groups met recently at th ArmoreL Clmrch for business an mission programs. The Intermediate Girls Auxlliar Varl 14 members present for a mis on study, "Gardens Speak t outli." Taking part En the discus ons were Elinor Beard. Marth >ycr, Hetty Webb, Patsy Smith an •\vondolyn nhoadcs. Plans were discussed for the cor- inlioii service May 6. ^esolutionsDravVn At Convention; lify Represented A resolution protesting the dis- nissal of Gen. Douglas MacAilhur vas drawn up by the general assembly of the Daughters of the American Colonists at their nationa convention held recently in Wash itigton. D. C. Attending the two Jay session April 10-11 from Blythe vitle were Mrs. James B. Clark, Mrs Hiram Wylie and Dora Bcrnic Wylte. The DAC, which carries a mem worship of more than 6,000 women will send copies of this re-solutio: to President Truman, Secretary c State Dean Acheson, Vice Presirien Alben Berkley. Speaker of th House Sam Raytxtrn and Genera MncArthur. A series of 16 other resolutions were also passed stating the DAC position-.of national .and International affairs. MrsY Wylic and daughter, Dora Bernice, have returned to Blytheville, N5rs. Clark remained In Washington for the national assembly of the Daughters of the American Rcv- oK.tlon now in progress. Mrs. Cl/vk is a member of the building committee. Mrs. Wylic serves a v s a member of the DAR's house committee. Eight members of the Junior ioyal Ambassadors attended the cssion conducted by Carl Potter- on, president. Mrs- Ira Dickson presented the cvotional after which the mission- ry program was given by Edward Idmondson, C.ul Patterson, Charles Fart and Michael Elliott. Joint repeating of the Ambassa- ,or benediction closed the meeting. Gosnell School Honor List s Announced The honor roll at Gasnell High >chool Is announced today for the econd six-week grading period of he second semester. The students ttaining this honor are as follows: : oan Caldwell, Wanda Grimes. Elizabeth Lee, Bobbie Springer, Betty Cooper, Katherine Hoffstetler, 3onita Poff, Rachel Roberts, Bon Roberts, Howard Maxwell, James Lucius, Marline Donner, Anne Glass, Barbara Louise Qass, 3ttty Jean Lucius, Geneva Lee, Mary Pauline Lee, Gay Helen Mc- Milllan, Hilda McGhee, Billie Shanks, claudette Bevill; FrancLs Cotton, Robert Earl Davis, Billy Wayne Fowler, Calvin W Georee, James E. Bevill, Glend Sue Krech, Violet Pipkins, Sammle West, Shelby Moslcy, Mertha E Ward, Douglas Wadkins, Roy Lynn Via. Wnnda Tedder. Grace F.iye Smith, Wanda Whittle, Ciirti Brisht, Louise Council, Hoyt Craw ford, Ruby Johnson, Raymoni Johnson. Jenney Vee Gillentine Marion Dranc. Barbara Bevill. Su Lollar. Mildred Austin. Bobby Rea gan, Juanita Ra-st, and Leon San ford, Roy Lee McKay, Lary CogRins Billv Hyde, J. B. Tale, Barbar Potter. Sue prcvost. Wanda Rasp berry. Louise Smith. Peggy Wart Glenda Williams, Earnest Allei Combined Meets Held in HaysHome A combined business meeting of lie Executive Board and Christian Christian Church was held yesterday. The 16 members met at the ic\v!y-coipiplcted home of Mrs. Hari- ley Hayes on Pecan Street. Mrs. freeman Robinson was co-hostess. Mrs. Rupert Graf ton, fellowship president, presided over the sessions. Mrs. Harry Bradley was leader for the worship and study period follow ing- Thc missionary benediction closed the session. Refreshments were served by the hostesses to their guests, who were seated In the spacious entertaining room which was adorned with mixec and Myrtle Mlnyard. 81 Members Hear Program Circle One, with Mrs. Darryl Swa icr leader, yesterday presented Ih >rogram, "learning Youth" lor th 81 members of the Womens Missio ary Union of the First Bapti Church, who met at the church. KeiKjating of the wfitcluvord an lytnn preceded the opening by tl WMU president. Mrs. Ted Kins. The afternoon's program opene with the devotional, "What Lack Yet?" after which the folltmin members spoke to the group. Mr R. L. Thompson. Mrs. Shelburn Brewer, Mrs'. Kendall Berry. Mi June Buchanan, Mrs. Harold Da and Mrs. Chester Evans. Mrs. C. I,. McWaters led In the adjourning prayer. spring [lowers. Texas has more miles'of railroad than any other U. S. state—15.670 miles. LUXORA NEWS •j Mrs G C. Urircf At Trip Hns'Mtals Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Cecil Mann and baby, city Helen K. Hardest;. City Mrs. H. E. Graham, and baby, City Cleveland Johnson, city Mrs. O. L. Waford, Luxora. Mrs. T. R. Garrett, Rt. 4 Mrs. J. B. Crosslin and baby. City Mrs. James M. Gracy. City Mrs. Marvin Razer. City ' Mrs. Lester Gill, Osceola PTA Metis The Luxora Parent-Teachers As- xlation held Its monthly meeting /ednesday afternoon at the high chool cafeteria with 61 members nd guests present. Mrs. Raymond ate. school home economics in- tructor, presented the program on reative art, featuring the work of er junior and senior classes in reduction of metal trays and fig- rlne painting. Members of the l r e club presented the musical ortion of the program, For room ouiH prizes, the third and fourth rades tied In the elementary divi- Eon, and the tenth and twelfth ;rade s tied In the secondary divi- iion. Hosts for the meeting were members of the high school la- ully. Sixtieth Wedding: Anniversary The Rev. and Mrs. T. J.. Self celebrated their sixtieth wedding anniversary at their home here Friday, quietly observed with well- wishing friends and mail greetings 'rom a host of out-of-town friends The Rev. Mr. Self, a retired Methodist minister, and Mrs. Selt were married in 1891 In Houston County I'enn. The couple have two child ren, Mrs. Joe Powell of Luxora and Herschel Self of Flint, Mich.. Iw grandchildren and one great-grand child. Personals Mr. and Mrs. Russell Bowen spen several days last week visiting rela tives in Bentonvillc. Pvt. Charles Baker, stationed a Lackland Field Air Base, Te.v.i spent last weekend here witri hi parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Bake Sr. Mis.s aiary Ann Bourland left Wednesday for Washington, D. C., where she will be employed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Mrs. -A. E. Beasley, Sr., of Lexington. Tennessee, and sons spent several days last, week as guests of E. A. Moffitl. and daughter. Margaret. Misses Frances and Dorothy. Rozelle of Memphis were guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Logan Rozelle, last weekend. Miss Jean Owen of Memphis and Miss Marilyn Owen of Little Rock spent last weekend here with their mother, Mrs. Julia B. Owen. James" L. Edwards, who attends Arkansas Stale College, was a visitor here over the weekend. Mrs. Stella Vollmer, and daug}l- ter, Ann, of Memphis, were wcek- Coming Events Social Calendar Tuesday Alpha Alpha Chapter of Beta Slg- a phi meets at the home of Mrs, :>e McHnney at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. Lewis Henderson, co-hostess. Association at the Osceola Cafe at 1:30 p. m. Dln- Amerlcail Legion Auxiliary meets t the Hut at 1:30 p.m. Mrs. W. L. Homer hostess to irclc Seven of First Methodist Church at 7:30 P m, Annual meeting of the Tubercu- osls Hut ter meeting opened to public, with eservations being made at the Blytheville TB office. Country Club Duplicate Bridge eague meets at the club at 7:30 m. Wednesday Central PTA meets at the schooJ at 3 p.m. for final meeting of the year. Executive at 2:30 p.m current school Board convenes Mrs. T. E. Drugmand entertaining Twin Table Club. Mrs. C.' S. Cook co-hostess. 8-50 Club meets with Mrs. J. C DavLs, Mrs. Graham Sudbury hostess to Club Eight. Mrs. Herman Turner entertaining TLE Club. GIB meets for dessert bridge at he home of Mrs. Robert I. Thompon. Wednesday Club meets at tin lounlry Club. Mrs. L.. B. Old, Jr., hostess. Thursday Fidalis Class of the First Baptist Church meets at 7 p.m. with Mrs. Thomas Bogan for business social. Promised Land WSCS meets at 2 p.m. at home 6f Mis. W. F. Fitzgerald. .Mrs. E. J. cure, hostess to Thursday Club. Mrs. W. P. McDanlel hostess to Mid-Week Club. ^ Alpha Beta Bunco plays at t'4j' home of Mrs. C. B. Klene. ~ Mrs. Alex Curtis hostess to the Kibitzer Club. Mrs. Edgar p. Borum entertaining Thursday Contract. Thursday Rook plays at the home of Mrs. Drover Wren. Mrs. Ben Mac White hostess to IA Nueve. Duplicate Bridge League'plays at Hotel Noble at 7:30 p.m. In a recent 12-month period the American Red Cross helped 223.400 victims of floods, fires, wrecks and other disasters. end guests of Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Cooke. They were accompanied home by Miss Eva Cooke. who will visit with them for several days. Misses Emma Lee Kennamer and Gretchen Barnes, and Mrs. Raymond Pate, spent the weekend in Reirue, Miss, as the guesLs of Miss 3arnes's parents. PTA Council Plans Meeting A call meeting of the City Council of Parent Teachers Associations is being plam.eri for tomorrow aflci'- noon at 2 p.m.. it was announced today. The meeting, which Is to ho the final session of the school year, svill be held'^t the First Baptist Church. Read Courier N'cvvs Ons.stfieo Ads Sue Burnett A popular style this season is the halter sports dress that insures a smooth, even tan. This charming rersion has handy pockets, a brief bolero tlVat buttons on. 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