The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 18, 1952 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 18, 1952
Page 4
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PACT FOUR (ARK.)' COURIER mm DSC. M, Pat Mullin», Society Editor 4461 Party Is Given For Bride-Elect La Vonne Portlock A miscellaneous shower honored Miss La Vonne Porllock last night, at the Dixie Pig Drive In. when Mrs. Elolse Nicholson, Miss Nancy Holland, and Miss Louelln Barnes were hostesses. Miss Portlock Is the bride-elect of Robert Smith Gnrrett. of Steele. They w'ill be married Dec. 27 at the JTirst Baptist Church here. Bridge and canasta games provided Ihe evening's entertainment. First place in the bridge game went to the honorce. with first place in canasla going to Miss Blllle Sue Burks. Bridge prize went to Miw Polly Stewart. For the occasion. Miss Portlock chose a dress of black taffeta trimmed with black velvet and was given a corsage of white carnations, for her jhoulder. Special guests were Mrs. Joe Warren Portlock. mother of tlie bride- elect, and Mrs. Cleo Oarrelt .mother of Mr. Garrett, A while color scheme was carried out in the decorations, with a large low arrangement of white chrysanthemums used as the centerpiece lor the gift table. Country Club To Have Dance Bee. 30 Is the date chosen lot the Country Club dance when Graves orchestra will furnish music for dancing between the hours of 9 p.m and I a.m. Members of the Country Club and their out-of-town guests will attend Souvenirs for «11 guest* will be distributed. >' Country Club Is Scene of Party Blythevllle Country Oluh was the •cene yesterday of an annua' Christmas party given for menv bers of the Wednesday Club. Mrs. H.-O. Sims wa* hostess for tht luncheon, • which was (ollowei by an afternoon .of bridge. ' A Christmas motif was used, with • lighted tree and holjday center piece provided the decorations. Tn the afternoon'* bridge Mrs. L X. Old won first place and Mrs Charley Rose won second. Women Have Annual Christmas Party 'Members of the Calvary Baptls Church Women's Missionary Union met Tuesday night for their nnnun Christmas .program and tree at tin church. The program, "Where Jesu Walked," was begun with a preludi of Christmas music by Mrs. Fre< Battles. "O Little Town of Beth lehem" wai sung In unison by th women. Meditation was by Mrs. Nea Guerian, who chose as her subject "The Never Again Land." Other on program were Mrs. Howard Cald r well, Mrs. Subert Polsgrove and Mrs 'Ada Berry. A one-act play, "A Gift for Nan ay," was given by Doris Eaves Jackie TegethofI' and Mickey Mil ler, with Mrs. Leon Roberts as d! rector. During the social hour, they ex changed gifts and were serve punch and cookies. Armorel HD Club Has Christmas Party Members of the. Anuorel Horn Demonstration Club met nt th school cafeteria yesterday for luncheon and Christmas party giv en by Mrs. T. R. Watson, followe by an election of officers. New officers are Mrs. Harve Parrish, president; Mrs. Walsoi vice president; Mrs. M. C. Patterson secretary; Mrs. Taft Melzger, trea urcr; and Mrs. stanton Pepper, re porter. Door prize went to Mrs. Metzgc and same prize to Minnie Manlcy VOIJXG ROYALTY — Carolyn Simmons, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Enrl Simmons, and Johnny West, son of Mr. and Mrs. John \S f esl, were named king and queen of the Promised Land School at a box supper recently held there. Carolyn is a first grader and Johnny is in the second grade. V\rs. Jobe Has Christmas Party All members of Club Eight at- ended their annual Christmas par' yesterday, when Mrs. Paul Jobe as hostess,. The Yuletlrte motif was carried nt in all the decorations, with a arge lighted tree, .a dining table enterplece of holly and candles, nd other ornament* throughout he living and dining ^ooms. The afternoon was spent in plny- ng bridge, in which winners In- hided Mrs. Jesse M. V/hlte, Mrs. . C. Allen and Mrs. S. C. Owens. A dessert course was served. Christmas'Party Given for Grub Mrs. Cornelius Modinger ciiler- atned yesterday with n Christmas iarty gh'en for members of , the 'own and Country Club. Guests for the occasion Included ,Irs. R. J. McKinnon of Manila. -Irs. G. O, Poctx and Mrs. Murray Smart. A large lighted tree wns the cen- er of attraction of Ihe Ynletlde decora 11 o n s, which were - seen hroughoul the entertaining rooms. Winners hi the bridge game, which provided the afternoon's en- crtalmnent were Mrs. Smart, high score, and Mrs. Poetz, second. Refreshments were served during he afternoon... Bridge Luncheon Given in Home. Mrs. Spencer Alexander was hostess at a bridge luncheon at the home of her mother. Mis. Edgar Borum, on Holly Tuesday afternoon. Decorations In the home consisted of polnsottas, holly and mistletoe, In keeping with the Christmas holidays. In the afternoon's bridge games Mrs. Fiirrls McCalla, Mrs. William liader, Mrs. Jame.i C. Guard and Mrs. n. A. Porter won prizes. Dell WSCS Has Christmas Party Forty-dix members and four guests, Mrs. j. O. Cottncr, Mrs. T F. Martin, Miss Mary France.s Wll- son and Miss Charlene Armstrong attended a meeting of the Dell Women's Society ol Christian service of the Methodist Church Monlay. The choir of the church present cd several enrols nnd Mrs. Mavis Scttlemlrc told the Christmas slor with the assistance of Elizabeth Aim Tldwell, Jimmy Lynn TIdwcll. Jane Bluckwcll, Tommy Calhoun nnd Larry Moody. Mrs. L. N. Moody dismissed with prayer. !n the social hour, when Mrs. Set- tlemlre nnd Mrs. C. H. Whistle,were hostess, Mr.s. Seltlemlre. directed party games. Mrs. R. B. Crawford, Mrs. Lester Gill and Mrs. B. L. Sheppard won prizes. They exchanged gifts and. vere each presented a corsage. Mrs. R. O. BMwards, president, was presented u silver bon bon dish nnd Mrs. Charles Kcnnett. organist, was given a potted plant. Etich brought a gift for the Klwnnis underprivileged children's Christmas party. Refreshments, were served from n [able centered with red candles surrounded by Christmas colored balk. Mrs. Helen Sanders presided at the coffee and Mrs. O. E. Houcycutt cut cake, Other decorations were a tall Christmas tree and poinsettas. Mtss Sara Harrison, who Is a student at Arkansas Tech, Russeilvllle, will arrive .Saturday to spend Ihe Christmas holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Harrison. Miss Rhonda Enton returned home yesterday from St. Louis where she wafi a patient for two weeks at Barnes Hospital. Pat Burks, student at University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. la visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Burks, for the holiday season. Larry Lunsford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lunsford, who Is stationed at Memphis Air Force Rase visited hLs family here. Rayford Lunsford, has returned to Peoria, 111:, alter spending two weeks here. Mre. A. J. Pipkin has arrived home, following a four month's visit in St. Louis.' She was the guest of her sons, Fred Pipkin and family, nnd Edward pipkin, who Is a student at Washington University. Coming Events Friday Dorcas Clasi of Calvary Baptist Church has ChrUtmac party at 7:30 p.m. at home of Mrs. Burley Atford, on south 61. Saturday Mrs. J. C. Ix>we h»« Christmas musical tea for Junior High School group at 6:30 p.m. and High Schol at 8 p.m. Dec. 20 Is dale chosen for Ladles Day Chrislnm •. party at Country Club. A program of special music will be presented, Mrs. Arthur Vance Is In charge of reservations. Cotillion Club Is being entertained at 8 p.m. In the Mirror Room of Hotel Noble with a Chritmas party by Mr. and Mrs. Bill Young, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Becker, Mr. and Mrs. Toler Buchanan, Mr. and Mrs. John Caudlll and Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Robinson. Sunday Mrs. J. C. Lowe has Christmas Musical tea for Grade School Children from first to fourth grade from 2:30 to 4 p.m. and fifth anc sixth grades from 4 p.m. J. C. Droke, , student nt Ark- !tate College, Jonesboro, Is Sorority Party Given at Dixie . . ansas*t!t spending the holiday vacation xlth his parents, Mr. nnd Mra. J. O. Droke. Airman Third Class Jack HoVner. who is stationed nt P. E. Warren Air Force Base. Cheyenne. Wyo., v;ll] arrive here Sunday to spend the Christmas holidays with his parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. W. L. Homer. Miss Annette Whistle, who Is a student at Southern Methodist University nt Dallas will arrive home Saturday to sepnd the holidays with her mother, Mrs. C. H. Whistle and sister, Mrs. Mavis SetUemlre. She will accompany Miss Joyce Gill, who teaches near Fort Worth, and William Braxton dill, who Is a student at Baylor. • Miss June Veach. student at Memphis State, 'will be the holiday guest of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Haydo Veach. Hardy Aston, who underwent surgery at Baptist Hospital early last week is reported to be improv- :d. He has been . moved from the 12-Year-Olds Have Party Here Mrs. Clarence Johnson entertained members of her Sunday Schoo class for 12-year-old girls of the First Baptist Church Tuesday night. Barbara Gurnow read the scrip ture and gave the opening prayer Sally Jo King gave the "Night Be fore Christmas.' 'nnd Sandra Fos ter and Sue Ilobbs read a Chrlstma. story. After they played games, they ex changed gifts. Refreshments wer served from a table centered with a miniature Christmas scene on a cut-work llnen x cloth. Mistletoe nandina and spruce formed othe arrangements around the house Peggy Mosley assisted Mrs. Jormsor in serving. •Members of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority, Alpha Alpha Chapter, met at the Dixie Pig Pine Room Tuesday night for a bridge canasta par- f- - > f Christmas drawings were on the mirror, carrying out the theme of :he Christmas party. Miss Blllle Burks won (Irst place In canasta, Mrs. Robert Llpscomb won first place In bridge, and bridge went to Miss Colleen Wood, Each guest brought toys for the Negro Children and a gift lor n veteran at Kennedy General Hospital. Mrs. George Hnrtje nnd Miss Bll- lle Jane Rodgers were In charge of decorations. Rustic Inn Scene Of Christmas Party Rustic Inn was the scene of n Christmas party Tuesday night, when members of the Alpha Delta Chapter of Heta Sigma Phi were entertained by Mrs. w. H. O'Keefe, Mre. Cecil Kelly nnd Mrs. Orlie Parker: Corsage* of Christinas ornaments were given to each member and refreshments were snow ball Cakes. Bridge and canasla provided the evening's entertainment, ^n, bridge, MrsJroy Etchleson won'High, arid traveling, and Mrs. Dick Watson Won second, In canasta, Mrs. Charles Abbott I won high, Mrs. Joe Freeman won Rcond. Mrs. John Edwards won raveling and Mrs. utho Barries won irldgo. Gifts were exchanged among the 4 members attcurting. Three Trinity Circles Meet in Homes / Members of Circles Ono and Two of Trinity Baptist Church met at the church Monday afternoon for n Royal Service program, "Where Je- sits Walked." Thirteen attended the rneetlng which was opened with prayer by Mrs. H. H. Burnett. Mrs. R. W. Woolen was in charge of Die program, and Mrs. Joyce Crocker gave the devotional. Others taking parts were Mrs. Kathertne Campbell, Mrs. John Buchanan, Mrs. Herman Adair. Mrs. Arah Speck, and Mrs. Bert Ross. Mr.s. Campbell dismissed with prayer. Nine members of the Business Women's circle met at the home of Mrs. Opal Webb for a Royal Service program conducted by Mrs Idell T/*we who also gave the devotional. Gifts were brought tor the Baptist Orphanage. Blythtvllle Hospital Eflsmfssed: Ruth Hicks. Dell Albert* Black, Dell Walls Hospllal Dismissed: Danny Polls, City Mrs. Doris Hughes and baby. Clt> Mrs. Charles Temple, City Mrs. Perry Lioyd and baby, City s«'ii; •««'«»«:£ •€««« \ I K SALE 25% off ... on LAMPS, PICTURES and TABLE LINENS (60 x 80 and 60 x 103). All other lovely items, perfect for Christmas giving, reasonably marked. Finish your Christmas shopping at a savings . . . come by today! You'll be happy you did. lAArs. C.-A. Hovey L GIFTS — ANTIQUES — LINENS 311 North 6th Street > Mrs. Loy Welch, who underwent urecry at the Methodist Hospital ast Tuesday is reported to be get- Ing along nicely. She is in Room 27. .James L. Young Is confined to he home of his parents, Mr, and Mrs. Lawrence Young, at 508 North- vest Parkway, with mmps. Mr. nnd Mrs. C. S, Dowdy. Miss Jary Dowdy and $4r. and Mrs. A. A. Hardy left yesterday for Enid, Okla., where they will attend the graduation of Alton Dudley Hardy rom Officers Candidate School. Miss Dowdy nnd Mr. Hardy will be married there. Dr. and Mrs. W. F. Brewer will leave Sunday for Dallas. Tex., to IR the holiday guesls of Mrs. Brewer's sisters, Mrs. J. W. Tabor, and Mr. W. G. Kiebler of Enid, Okla. -..•'• - ,, ,; Mr. and Mrs. Evcrette Peterson are tha parents of a daughter born Tuesday afternoon nt Blythcville Hospital. The baby, who has .been named Rebecca Ann, has a brother, Bill, who (s four. Mr. and Mrs Wilson T. Walsh announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, yesterday, at the Methodist Hospllal In Memphis. Mrs. Wnlsh is the former Miss Freida Secoy. ompanled bf Mr«. Ralph Berry- aiL The upper grade* presenUd t ageant, "The Shepherd Who Came •oo Late." In the business session, there were eporti from Mrs, Mlltou Bunch, Jrs. Victor Mai lory and Mrs. John ohnson, who announced that a tudy course held Jan. 14. Box Office Opens 6:45 . Show Starts 7:00 p.m. At Al) Times Admission He & 39c LAST TIMES TONITK Double Pea lure vSJffiOnof. Sunday School Class Has Christmas Party Members of 'the Mary Marth Class of Trinity. Baptist Churrh met at the home of Mrs. H. 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