The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 29, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 29, 1949
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 1949 Amelia Saliba, Society Editor Phone 4161 Dessert Bridge Given Honoring Miss. McAdams • The first in * series of parties being planned for Miss Jane McAdams, bride-elect of Thomas Browning Miller, was given yesterday when Mrs. Marvin Cliappell, Miu Patty Junt Davis, Mrs. Clarence Wilson and Mrs. Charles Bltt- ner entertained with a dessert bridge for six tables at the Wilson- Blttner home. Tea guests who attended were Mrs. Lucy McAdanis, mother of the bride-elect, Miss Cliffle Webb, an aunt of Miss Me: Adams, Mrs. Bob Purvis, Mrs. Grace Wilks, Mrs. E. B. Thomas and Miss Mary Jo Hall of Hampton, Va. . The tables were centered with a vase of jonquils with arrangements • of gladioli and jonquils being used • to decorate the entertaining rooms •of the home. During tne tmrtge games, high score went to Mrs. Farrls McCnlla with Mrs. Toby Long receiving second high and Mrs, Dick White, traveling prize. Miss McAoams ana ner mother •-. were presented corsages of gladioli from the hostesses. Tlie hcm- oree wore for this affair a bltick • printed silk frock with black ac' cessories. Informal Dinner Dance Held, by Boys Beta Club The'Hut was the setting Saturday : night for an informal dinner dance and presentation of membership certificates for the Boys Beta Club ol Blythevllle High School and the! guests. : Tlie club colors, black and goli " were carried out in the decorations o( the rooms. Placed at the back of the head table, at which the officers and guests were seated, was a ' large Beta insignia. Those at tlie ; table were R. C. Allen Jr., president E. B. Gee, vice-president. Jlmmlo • Lowe, secretary and treasurer, Mr snd Mrs. W B. Nicholson, Miss Rosa : Hardy, Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Tom •>mey, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Nail, Hnrold \ Besanceney and Miss Mary Kllen '..Hill. Mr. Nail and Mr. Besancene> ,are the sponsors. . The guests were Informally Intro : duced by R. C. Allen, who also ad . ministered the national Bet.i pledge ' to the new members. Jimmle Lowi ! presented each member with a cer tlflcnte of membership, card anc pin. The new members included Larry Ashley. Charles Franklin, Pa Burks, Bob Blodgett, Jimmy Gossett J. B. Riggs, Murray Smart, Join ; Wllks and Ben Borowsky. Tlie tables were covered will : black and gold and centered will *'an attractive arrangement of yello' roses. Adding to the' attracllvcncF • of the decorations were the place cards of R "B" with the names printed In' gold letters. . Mrs. E. B. Gee. chairman of HID food, committee, was presented a • corsage by R. C. Allen. Those who assisted'in serving were Mrs. E. R. Lancashire, Mrs. J. C. Droke, Mrs. , Kendall Berry, Mrs. Reeves Allen Mr«. Max Reid and Mrs. Cecil Lowe. George Wright Honored At Surprise Dinner Party Mrs. Lilly Sisk wa« hostess last night when she entertained witli a surprise dinner party honoring her brother, George Wright, who was celebrating his birthday. Eighteen guests attended the party which was held at her home at 20D West Kentucky. The dining table, at which the dinner was served, wns centered with the traditional birthday cake. The entertaining rooms of the home were decorated with attractive arrangements of spring flowers. Out of town guests who attended included, Mr. and Mrs. John Wright and Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Wright of Halls, Tenn., Mr. and Mrs. Barney Crews end children. Thelma Ann. Barney Jr., Vivian and Anna Bell, of Jackson, Tenn. Following dinner, the remnlndei of the evening was spent Informally by the guests. Senior Queen Crowned Mr. and Mn. J. A. Bryant spent the weekend in Newburn, Tenn., where they visited with (rlends and rela.'ves. Mrs. B. A. Lynch left this morning for Searcy where she will be the guest or her titter, Mri. R. K. Darlington. Mr. and Mrs. Bill R. Godwin, who reside at the Veterans Housing Quarters in Blythevllle, are the parents of a daughter born yesterday at Walls Hospital. The couple's first child, she has been named Cathryn Louise Godwin. Mrs. Godwin is the former Miss Betty Lou Atkins. Mrs. Morris Zellner lelt Sunday for St. Louis, Mo., where she will visit with her sliter, Mrs. Leon Burgur and Mr. Burgur for several days. Mrs. W. P. Pit/hugh of Helena arrived to spend a week here as guest, of her son, the Rev. William J. Fitv.hugh, Mrs. Fitzhugli and family. i Miss Mtiry 'Jo Hall arrived from [umpton, Va., to spend a week ere with her parent. 1 ;, Mi', and Mrs. Coming Events Social Calendar Vanity Th« Friendship Sunday School Class of the First Baptist Church will meet at the home of Mn. Joe Atltins 1512 W. Ash at 7:» p.m. The Gocnell Baptist Missionary Union will meet at the church at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Mr«. E, j. cure will entertain the Wednesday Club at her home, 118 Chlckauwba. The Junior O.A.'s of the Calvary Baptist will meet at the church at 4:30 p.m. The L. E, W. Bunco Club will be entertained at the home of Mrs. Howard Besharse. Mrs P. D. Foster will be hotteu to the Town and Country Club. Miss Mnrthn Dale Dixon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs P. T. Dixon ot Burdctte, wa's crowned senior queen by Don Peterson, class president, Friday niglit in the Blythevilte High School Auditorium when the class also presented the annual Memorial plays. - Gail Wliitsitt Honored With Birthday Party Gull Whltsitt wns honored on her 12th birthday yesterday when her mother. Mrs. Hugh Whltsitt, entertained tlie sixth grade pupils nt Central School with a party at the school from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. During the afternoon, when party games and contests were played Sam Lum received the prize for tlie hoys in giving the best Impersonation and Jean Benchum won the girls' prize. Rosemnrie Clampltt won the grand prize in making a rabbit out of cotton . Refreshments: were served by Mrs. Whltsitt who was assisted by Mrs. Jack Pulley Hobinson nnd Lillian Franks. Mrs. Episcopal Men's Club Meets at Hotel Noble The Men's Club of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church met last night In he Colonial Room of Hotel Noble 'or a dinner meeting. Guests were Crawford Noble, William II. Dng- ;ctt of MnrlRiinn, the Rev. William Jacobs ot Newport and H. C. Filz- hugh of Fttzhiigh. Ark. The meeting was presided over by :hc new president, Mike Yates. The Rev. William J. Fitzhugh, pastor of St. Stephen's, Introduced the visitors after which Mr. Daggett, who was guest speaker, spoke on, "Who Is President of Episcopal Churchman's Association?" A brief talk on ''Tlie Average Man and His RellR- lon'.' was presented by the Rev. Mr. Jacobs followed by an open discussion. At the close of the meeting Circle Programs Held By Calvary Baptist The Calvary Dnptlsl Women's Missionary Union met in circle groups yesterday for circle prrigrnms. Circle One met In the home of Mrs. Preston 'I liorne. Other than the members, there was one new member, Mrs. Leon Robertson nnd three visitors, Mrs. Nnd Todd. Mrs. Carter Pruitt nnd Mrs. Alene McCain, present. Mrs. Dan-ell Lunsford. circle chairman, presided during the business session. Mrs. Don Aycock, program chairman, chose as her topic, "Children's Faces Looking Up." others who participated on tKe program and their topics were Mrs. Lunsford. "How Had This Citizens Work," Mrs. Thomas Clark "Whnl Can I do About tlie Negro." and Mrs. Thorne, "Royal Ambassador Congress." Mrs. Cara Pruitt gave the closing prayer. Circle Two met at the home of Mrs. Luclan Galnes willi three new members, also altcndinR for a Bible study. New members were Mrs. Mnu- ilie Widner, Mrs. Henry McCain and Mrs. Pinch Adkiiison. Opening prayer was offered by Mrs. S. D. McGee nfter which Mrs. Jim England presided during- the business. Prayer WHS given by Mrs. Fate Brntton Mrs. W. F. O'Neil led in the Bible study taken from the 23rd chapter of Proverbs. Mrs. Vernon Clean dismissed tlie group with prayer. Refreshments were served by hostesses at the close of each mect- illR. Henry Hoyt discussed the church in Nnsn\], which he visited recently DON'T GET WET! A Bni Office Opens 6:30 Shuw Sta.ts 6:45 Opens Sunday 1:00; Starts 1:15 Continuous Shows Sat Si Sun Bargain Night Everj Night Except Saturdaj No passes honored on Sundaj • ' Roxj Theatre Tuesday and Wednesday DOUBLE FEATURE \. G. Hull. Drs. Carl and Edna Mies, Miss Waterproof Your Coat on this ONE WEEK SPECIAL RAINCOAT Ucg. 1.50 JACKET Reg. 75c It's smart (o have your coat waterproofed . . . you're comforlahle when Ihc sudden showers come up. and you safeguard the fahric of the coat itself. And, Ihis week we'll carefully clean and waterproof your coal with DuPont Avidex Water Repellent at a very special price. Call Peerless Cleaners today. PEERLESS DRY CLEANERS 416 So. Franklin St. 'et Byars and H, L. Byars attend- d the performance of Kay Francis n "Favorite Stranger" at Ellis Au- itorium In Memphis Saturday light. Among those who attended Hie uncral o! Mrs. Martha Morgan t] Eaton, Tenn., Friday were Mr. Mrs. Malcolm Koonce, the Rev. Russell Duffer. Mr. and Mrs. D'Otis Coonce, Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Payne, r. and Mrs. D. C. Pillar, Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Hay and family, Connie lay, student at Mississippi State Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Hay. Mr. and ilrs. Mark Anderson and Mr. anc .Irs. Paul Hay of Osceola. Mrs Morgan was the mother of Mrs D. S. Hfty. Meeting, Luncheon He/0* By Methodist W. S. C. S. The Women's Society of Christian Service of the First Methodist Church met yesterday at the church for an all day meeting and luncheon. The book, "China, Twilight or Dawn' by Frank R. Price, was reviewed by Mrs. L. E. Old. Mrs. O. E. Quelinnlz, MIS. Dick White and Mrs. B. A. Lynch. A film on "China" was presented by Hicks Yarber. Mrs, Mrs. John Lum, who was a guest, explained Chinese expressions anc showed various vases and articles from China. She discussed thr Chinese Bible and dUmtssed the group with a prayer taken from the Bible. The tables, at which the luncheon was served were centered with ar- rangments of jonquils with half e^* 1 shells and handmade baby chlr I adding to the decorations. A meeting of the executive board followed the program. Firtt Baptitt W.M.U. Meet in C/rc/e Groups The Women'* Missionary Union ol the First Bapttat Church met in circle groupi ywtenUy for their regular program. . Circle One met in the home ot Mrs. Uoyd Stickmon with eight members and one visitor present. Prayers were offered by Mrs. C. B. Johnson and tin. Victoria Gilbert. 'Ira. Charles Perm tau«ht the lee- Mrs. C. L. McWater* Jr. wa» hOi- tess to Circle Two with 12 member* attending. The Iwson was offered >y Mrs. E. B. Stevens with prayers xlng offered by Mrs. R. E. VanHooser and Mrs. J. W Rayder. Circle Three met at the home of Mrs. Don Haley with SI members, one- new member, Mrs. Jewel Hubbard and two visitors present. Opening prayer was given by Mrs Marion Williams, after which Mrs. O. S. Lemons taught the lesson. The group was dismissed with prayer by Mrs. Ebb Carson. Mrs. H. H. Brooks was hostess to 12 members ot Circle Pour. The lesson was taught by Mrs. Alvln Huffman Jr. and prayers were offered by Mrs. Brooks and Mrs. E. C. Browik. Circle Five met with Mrs. Harry Bogai> with 10 members and one new member. Mrs. R. L. Wade Sr present. The opening prayer was given by Mrs. Charles Ray New- Woman't Council M**t$ At R. L. Dedman Home The Woman's Council of the First Christian Church met yesterday for a business meeting at the home of Mri. R. L. Dedman with Mrs. I. O. Westbrook a* co-hostess. There we« 23 members present, Mn. O. A. Tant, president, presided during the business session at which time the women voted to have ai their new project, repairs on the parsonage The devotional was given by Mn. J. C. nil., who used a* her subject a chapter from Georgia Harkness' book, "Prayer and the Common Life." The title of her chapter was, "Prayer and Chrlstlin Belief." Prayer waa offered by the Rev. Lester D. Strubhar, who also gave an -ut- llne for prayer meetings held this week at the church. Mrs, Ellis was in charge of the World Call program, after which refreshments were served by the hostesses. comb and the closing prayer by Mrs. R. G. Cash. Mrs. Walter Bishop taught the lesson. Mrs. Matt Monagham was hostess to Circle Six with nine members attending. Mrs. W. E. Buchanan gave the opening prayer which was followed by the lesson by Mrs Kendall Berry. The closing prayer was offered by Miss Cordelia Wilhite. Refreshments were served by the hostesses during the social hour. Mitt Hudson /fastest To Calvary Y.W.A. Miss Evelyn Jo Hudson was hot* tess last night to the Young Women's Auxiliary of the Calvary Baptist church. The meeting was opened with prayer by Mrs. Beulah Uoyd, after which Miss Berna Dem Pondren, secretary, gave the report lor the months work. Mrs. Uoyd taught » chapter from the book, "Handclasp or the Amerlcus" by Dr. Alfrl_ Carpenter. Miss Mary Agnci Ptt- ples dismissed the group with prayer. ; The hostess served rtfreihments at the close of tlie program/ Program to be Presented By Central College Choir The Central college Choir, under ' the direction of Miss Marcella Johnson will present a special program at the morning service of the First Baptist Church April 3. There are 21 members of ths mixed choir, which Is the first in the history of Central College with this number of members. This in the first concert tour of the choir which has made 23 public appearances tills year. Miss Adallne \jtt of Blytheville, is a member of the group and wilt appear with them here. Read courier News Want Adi. Christian Church Plans *re-f aster Services Prc-Fnstcr evangelistic services are being planned by the congre- :ation of the First Christian Church ci next week, according to an announcement made today by George V Barham, chairman of the evan- yolistic committee. The Rev. Charles B. Holder of Alabama, evangelist, will conduct he meeting. He is the father of Worth Holder, secretary of the Blytheville Chamber of Commerce. fhe congregational singing will tie under the direction of Dan Hughes of Wales at each service. Services will begin Sunday morn- K at the worship, hour and con- ,Inue each night at 7:30 o'clock .hroughout tbc week. Delegations from other churches ire being Invited to the meeting which will stress Christian Unity, ;hc Rev. Lester D. Strubhan, minister, stated. The Rev. Mr. Holder recleved his training for Ihe ministry in the College of the Bible. Lexington, Ky. and has preached In 140 revival meetings during his ministry. Mr. Hughes was born In Wales in 1895 and worked In the Welsh mines at the age of 13. He is now on hfe 20th visit to the United States and has sung with many nationally known ministers and evangelists. Mrs. Huey Is Hostess To Demonstration Club Mrs. J. O. Huey was hostess to the Lmie Oak Home Demonstration j Club when It met at her home y«- 1 tcrday. There were 17 members and two new members, Mrs. W. B. Taylor and Mrs. Jack Mays, present. The meeting was opened "with a duet by Mr. Jack Robertson and Mrs. R. E Dai'ls followed by the devotional by Mrs. Glen Alexanda Mrs. Huy read a poem, after which Mrs. Forrest Moore, presided during the business session. Mrs. Gertrude Holitimn, county home demonstration agent gave a talk on "Housekeeping Made Easy." The group was dismissed with prayer and refreshments of a salad plate with Iced drlnko were served by the hoste-ss. Door prise was won by Mrs. T. O. Huey. Wins Victory Medal Charles H. Crowder, 60« North Fifth Street, has been awarded the World War II Victory Medal, and presentation has been made by L,t. Col. P. W. Guiney, executive officer of the Third Zone, American Graves Registration Command, with headquarters at Nancy, France. Recruit Crowder. the son of Mrs. Alma E. 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