The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 14, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 14, 1949
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PAOB FOUR BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, APRIL 14,194* Amelia Salib*. Society Editor Phone 4461 Miss Reid Complimented ! At Miscellaneous Shower Another In the series of parties being planned for Miss Maxine Reid, prior to her marriage Saturday afternoon at 4 o'clock to Robert Neill Rector, was given last night when Mrs. Russell C. Farr imd Mrs. Joe Trieschman complimented her with R miscellaneous shower. The affair/held at Mrs. Farr's home, 1130 West walnut, was attended by X guests including two special guests^ Mrs. Max B. Reid, mother of the bride-elect, and Mrs. A. J. H, Reid, who is Miss Reid's grandmother. A pink and white color scheme was carried out In the decorations of the home. The dining table was centered with a wedding scene In a formal garden which Included the miniature bride and groom standing under a white trellis entwined with sweetpeas and topped with a, white satin and inalinc bow. A background formed of dewdrop lilies, white azaleas and sweetpeas added to the attractiveness of the decorations on the table. '• Miss Reid was presented her gifts by Linda Trieschmann who was dressed as an Easter Bunny,. Tlie gifts wrapped and tied In assorted colored paper and ribbon, were placed in a huge white hat box and tied Kith a large pink bow. During the evening, three contests were conducted with prl7*s being won by Mrs. W. H. OlCecfc. Mrs. James Roy and Mrs. Ann Whittington. The honoree wore for this affair .LI1C 11UI1VJ* *-*. •• "• - --a cream and coral linen dress which was complemented with a corsage of yellow carnations, presented to her by tlie hostesses. The hostesses were assisted U sen-ins a dessert course and in entertaining by Mrs. Farr's mother Mrs. T. H. HayHCS. Mrs. Poe Entertains Rook Club and Guests Mrs. Elva Poe was hosless yes -terday when she entertained mem bers o; the Blythevllle Rook Chi Delphians Discuss Farm, Labor Issues The Chlclcasaw Chapter of Delphian Socl«ty met at the Hotel Noble yesterday, with the president, Mrs. H. W. Wylle, presiding. Following roll call the program, "Farm vs. Labor vs. Business" was led by Mri. R. A. Nelson. . In a discussion of "The Rise of Manufacturing and Service Occupations," Mrs. Hays Sullivan called attention to the beginning of labor organizations in the United States. Mrs. Byron E. Moore, speaking on the "Machine Age Progress" pointed out the early exploitation of foreign laborers who, after emigrating . this country, pledged their wages ir a long term of years to repay the xpenses of emigration. Mrs. J. M. Ferguson and Mrs. W. .. Campbell further discussed con- Itions and developments of the ma- ilne age of our country, stressing le lack of "social conscience" at hat lime. That much social con- cience has been developed through le years was pointed out by Mrs. ames Terry In her topic, "The merlcan Labor Group Emerges." The next meeting will be April 27, I'lth Mrs. Hugh Whltsltt aa pro- ram leader. Tlie chapter decided to have a uncheon at the Hotel Noble May 1, after the regular program meet- ng at 10 o'clock. * • • Chapter D, P. E. 0. Meets With Mrs. J. W. Robbins Chapter D, of the P. E. O. Sister- Miss Virginia Swearengen arrived home from the Untvcisity of Arkansas, Fayettcvllle, to spend her Easter holiday's with her parents, Mr. and Mrs H. N. Swearengcn and family. Mr. and Mrs. Morris ZcJlner and sons, Stanley and Marvin were in Memphis lust night, where they went especially to attend a family reunion. Bill Williams mid W. L. Horner Jr,, arrived home tills morning to spend the Easter weekend here with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. Marion Williams and Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Horner. Both arc students at the University of Arkansas in Fay- ttcville. Allen Lawhorn of Washington, D. C., is visiting In Blythevllle this week is n guest of R. L. Galnes. " iiood met yesterday at the home of Mrs. J. W. Robbins In Stcelc, Mo. for a I o'clock luncheon • nnd business meeting with 19 members at- ending. Tlie two course Inncheon served at the dining table whlcl was centered with an attractive arrangement of lilacs nnd tulips In a low crystal bowl. Other spring flowers were used to decorate the home. Mrs. E. R. Lancashire, president, presided during the business session which followed the luncheon. A report of the convention Fort together wtlh two guests, Mrs. C. ,,„,„ ul „„ tuiiYenuun JM run. Edd* and Mrs. Ralph Smith a t her Smlth ]i)5t week WM glvcn by Mr3 Jwme, 108 West Kentucky. Lancashire, Mrs. B. A. Lynch and -- — -- • , In the rook games played, high score went to Mrs. G. V. Daws with Mrs. Russell Wcrt receiving second high and Mrs. Albert Endcrlin 'rooto. -First and second prizes were also awarded to the guests. Attractively arranged throughout the rooms where rooko was played were various shades of iris and tulips entermingled with baby breath In antique China and cut Mrs. W. Marion Williams. The chapter also took in two new members who are Mrs. Monroe Grain and Mrs. James L- Guard. Mrs. McGuire Hostess To Demonstration Club Mrs. Gene McGutrc was hostess yesterday to the Yarbro Home De- Mr. jitwliorn formerly made hid home ere. Miss Delhi Purtle. who Is atlcnd- ng Washington University In St. .ouls. Mo., Is spending the Easier lolldays here with her mother, Mrs. J. W. Purtle Sr. and her brother, Robert Purllc. Miss Marilyn Dean. Harry Farr and Edsell Hnrber will arrive from the University of Arkansas to spend the holidays with their parents. Mrs. Oeorge Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Harry C. Farr nnd Mr. nnd Mrs. E. B. Barber. Miss Allycc Nelson will arrive tonight from Dallas. Tex., to spend the Easter weekend here as guest of her brother, n. A. Nelson mid family. Mr. nnd Mrs. Charles Bright will have as their guest over the weekend, their daughter. Miss Frances Bright, who Is a student, at the University of Arkansas. Mrs. Erwin Jones returned home yesterday from Fayettevlle where she spent several (lays with her mother. Mrs. J. R. Wall who has been seriously ill at the Fayetteville City Hospital. Mrs. Wall's condition Is slightly improved. George Pollock III, who is attending the University of Arkansas, arrived home to spend his holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George D. Pollock Jr. Miss Julia Swink hns been selected by tlie Lettermnn Club of Lambuth College In Jnckson, Tcnn., to appear in a beauty review for the title of Miss Lnmbulh. She Is the Sudbury School Holds Annual Fathers Night The Annual Fathers Night of the Sudbury Parent Teachers Association In which the lathers of the Sudbury School students are honored was held lost night in the school auditorium, Approximately 275 attended. The fathers were In charge of Uie meeting. M. C Webb presided as president with R. B. Stout being In charpe of the program. The devotional was nlven by Jimmy Sunders clostns with the Lord/s Prayer 'n unison H G, Partlow read the national president's message, "Th Eternal Promise." Mrs. R. A. Berryman, public schools msulc teacher, assisted by Mrs. Roy Kirksey. presented a musical skit. "Down Memory Lane". Tin following fifth grade pupils participated: Nancy Estcs and Bill!' Caldwell. portrayed the character of grandma and grandpa, lookinf back on memory lane i n song* Cynthia Travis and Teddy Whit worth, "Down By The Old Mil Stream"; Sue Owens and Lcoi Ixiwe, "Alice Blue Gown"; Lu Owens and Freddie Roiinsuval "When You Wore A Tulip"; Belt Crocker and FUchard Hnyncs, "Apr Showers."; Emily Damon, "Jeanni With the LiKht Brown Hair"; Jodi Hall, Joe I/owe Jimmy Lum. an James Richardson. "Meet Me in S Louis Louie"; CarmaiLta Hindi an Joe Hargelt, "Merry Automobile' Virg'nta Frnzier. Dean Daughlery and nobby Joe Smith, "Pretty Ba- Coming Events Social Calendar Thursday Candcllght Communion Service vlll be held at the PUst Christian Jliurch at 7:30 p.m., with Mrs. -. M. Terry In charge of the pro- iram. Friday Chapter N of the P E.O. Sister will meet al the home ol Mrs. Al- vln Huflmp.n Jr. for a 1 o'clock uncheon with Mrs. Huffman and Mrs. C. A. Cunningham as has- \sses. The Woman's Council of the First Christian Church Pre-Eastor Prayer Meeting at the church at 2:30 p.m. Saturday The Junior a. A.'s of Ihc First Baptist Church will have an Easter Egg Hunt and picnic at the church at 11 a.m. Business Meeting Held By Central School P.T.A. The Central Parent Teachers Association met yesterday afternoon at the school for their regular hus- meeting. Tiie meeting v,'as opened with a song by the third grade students, under the direction of Mrs. R. A. Bm-ym&n. Mrs Joe Ferguson gave the de\o!lonal based on the Easter theme, Mis. R L, Dcdman reported that the P.T.A. had purchased a visual aid machine for Central School. The presidents message was read by Mrs. Johnnie Marr. aftei which Mrs James Stevenson gave a. report on the county council meet- Ins he'd in Lcachville. Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt, president presided during the business session. at which time she announced that the Central P.T.A. has been given a superior rating, which is the highest rating awarded to a 'Sue Stribling, and Stanley, "Always"; and Kenneth the coll cludinc number, Sara Bob Slilwell and Mr.x Walker "I Want A Girl" Mrs E. F. Fry and Mrs Dortliy Martin arc teachers of this class. John Miiyes guest speaker of tlie evening, spoke on "Allowance for Growlh" In keeping with the theme for the year, "Psychology of the Elementary School Child." A brief business session was conducted, at which time the minutes ol l Fathers Ni^hl were read by Langston Ashford. acting secretary. During the room count, Mis* Mary Hublcr's first grade won foi the downstairs with Miss Alma Peters' sixth grade winning for the. upstairs. Prizes were also awardcc to the two fifth grades for pro gram participation. A cocln] hour was held following *he meeting In the school cafeterh during which time refreshim were «crved by the committee it charge. Mrs. Crane Is Hostess To New Liberty W.M.U. The Women's Missionary Union of the New Liberty Baptist Church met Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. R. L. Crane for a Royal Service Program. The meeting openeJ with the singing of the hymn, "There Is a Fountain," followed by prayer by Mrs. P. S. EJarker. The devotional was given by Mrs. T. C. Campbell, 'liente of the program for tlie af- ernoon was, "Christ. The Answer il the Rural Communil'es." Those larticlpaling on the program were Irs. H. B. Shearin, Mrs. Tollle 'ctcrson. Mrs. Hilton Stcphenson, ilrs. B. T. Ladncr, Mrs. Charlie licks, Mrs. Max Koonce and Mrs Vlalcolm Koonce. The group was dismissed with prayer, after which refreshments were served by the hostess. P.T.A. Following tlie business session, officers- for the new year were installed by Miss Winnie Virail Turner. Thev are a? follows: Mrs. James Stcwnson, president; Mrs. E. J. Cure vice-president; Mrs. James Terry, secretary; Mrs. Leonard - . The hostess served refreshments of a dessert course with coffee. : " At The Hosoitals • Btythevllle Hospital Dismissed: • Shelby Jean Burns, city. Hattle Woods, city. Walls Hospital -Dismissed: • Mrs. W. G. Hardin, city. '. W. A. Stewart, -city. Jerry Nell Goodrich, Steele, Mo. Raymond Cooper, Rt. 1, city. monstratlon Club. There were 21 members and three visitors. Mrs. Lcroy Henry, Mrs. A. H. McCain and Mrs. E. A. McGuire present. The devotional was given by Mrs. Walter Barnes, with Mrs, Gene McGuire reading a poem entitled, "Wanted Recipe." Each member answered roll call by telling how to care for electric appliances. T\vo demonstrations were presented by' Mrs. Dave Abbott and Mrs. Gene McGuire, after which a social hour was held. Prizes during the games were awarded to Mrs. B. A. Bugg and Mrs. Bob Copeland. Refreshments were served by the :iostess. Johnson, treasurer and Mrs. Alec Sheiny, historian. Mrs. Anderson's third grade won the prize in the room count for the tower prades with Miss Howies' class winning lor the upper grades. Mothers ol the second grade students served refreshments al the close of tlie meeting. Officers Are Installed At Dell P.T.A. Meeting The regular meeting of the Dell Parent Teachers Association was held yesterday afternoon at the school. The program consisted of two piano solos entitled "Moonlight and Roses" and "Stars and Stripes Forever" by Noble Gill Jr. During the business session new officers were installed by the outgoing president, Mrs. U. S. Blank- enshlp They are: Mrs. Lamar Welborn. president; Mrs. Noble Gill, vice-president; Mrs. O. M. Mitchell, second vice-president; Mrs. C. A. Smith, secretary and Mrs. O S. Ilunnlcutt, treasurer. The new committee chairmen were appointed by the ne;v president. They are as follows: Mrs. A. E. Caldwell, program; tfrs. Hunnicutt, hospitality; Mrs O. M Mitchell, Mrs. U.S. Blankenship and Mrs. James Tidwell. membership; Mrs. Charles Kennett, magazine and Mrs. Fred Becker, publicity. During the room count the sixth, seventh and ninth grade were winners. Hostesses for Uie afternoon were Miss Polly Stewart, Mrs. E. O. Salvers and 'Mrs. Elgie Dlxon. Woman's Council Holds Easter Prayer Meetings \ The second in the series of three Easier Prayer Meetings was held yesterday afternoon at the First Christian Church by the Woman's Council. Mrs. Ben Harpole was leader of the program "On Calvary's Hill." She was assisted with the program by Mrs. J. C. Ellis, Mrs. R. L. I man and Mrs. Russell Hays. A entitled, "Alone" was presented by Mrs. Jnhn MeHaney and Mrs. Hadley Hays. They were accompanied by Mrs. Rouse Harp who also served as organist for the meeting. Mrs. Ellis offered prayer, after which the aro\ip was dismissed by repeating the missionary benediction in unison. C., where they will spend ten day as guests of their daughter, Mrs. John Thomas, who is private secretary to Rep. E. C. Galhings. En- rouie there, they will visit with friends In Roanokc. Vn. They will also visit in St. Louis, Mo., on their eturn trip home. Arkansas Film Shown Before Kiwanis Club A technicolor film, "All Around Arkansas" wxs shown th. Blytlie- ville Kiwanis Club yesterday by Chnrles Moore, a representative of Esso Standard Oil Company, who together will W. S. Oregon, representative of the University of Arkansas, is completing an Arkansas promotion lour. The meeting was in the Hold Noble. Guests of the club other than Mr. Moore ami Mr. Gregson included: O. P. Raincy. a former Blytheville Kiwanlan, W. S. Johnston, Everett Dreunc-n and Ted Fisher of Memphis. Family Night 1s Held At Methodist Church Family Night was held last nigh at the First Methodist Chuvcl with approximately 100 attending A covered dish supper was served in tlie social rooms of the church, after which the children played games and a story hour was conducted by Mrs. Frances Gammill. The adults had a hymn singing with a special selection, "Were You There" being presented by Mrs. Louis Hickmon. accompanied by Mrs. John Caudill. An Easter devotional was given by Mrs Newton H. Whitis, which closed the President Stands Fat On Y/allgren Nomination WASHINGTON, April 14. 0>>— President Truman has no intention of withdrawing Men C. Wallgren's nomination as chairman of the National Security Resources Board, he said today. The President, aske' 1 -.t a news conference if Wallgrcn was considering asking him to withdraw the nomination, told reporters they would have to ask the former Washington governor what is on his mind. As for himself, the President said he had no intention of recalling the appointment. Mr. Truman's nomination of Wallgren, a long time friend and former Senate colleague, has languished In a Senate committee pigeonhole since some senators objected tliat he did not measure up to the Job. Two-tor-One Deal EL DORADO, Ark., April H. (/PI— Owners of the Lion Oil company will receive new stock. Each share outstanding on April 32 will be replaced by two new ones. The stock increase, voted at a stockholders meeting here Tuesday, will bring the total of shares to 5,000,000. The stock has no fixed par value Stockholders also re-elected officers and directors. all Read courier News Want Ads. program. Hostess for the evening were daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Swlnk of Blytheville. Mrs. Lester Gipson, Lucille Richardson, Wave 'Whitlow, Cordelia Smith. Doris Smith, Ailelle Taylor. Freida Jayncs nnd Betty Pearson, of the E'nyle Beauty School in Bly- ihevllle. attended a leclllre nnd demonstration on manicuring and makeup at the Penbody Hotel in Memphis Tuesday night. Mrs, O. Shonyo and Mrs. W. H Stovall will leave tomorrow for Fay- ettcville to spend the Easter noil days as guests of Mr. and Mrs. W H. Slovnll Jr. • . Mr., and Mrs. M. 'A: Isaacs wil leave Sunday for Washington, D Balky Fire Truck Doomed LITTLE ROCK, Mrs. Winston Peek, Mrs. Wagner Adams. Mrs. J. C. Droke, Mrs. Glenn Ladd and Mrs. John Pcatherston. Harrison Council Calls Parking Meter Election HARRISON, Ark., April 14. (/PI— The Harrison City Council has called a special electron on May 24 to vote on the installation of parking meters in the business district. A similar proposal was defeated In April. 1948, by a vote of 633 to 55G Parkins meters are manufactured by a Harrison industrial firm— tlie Utility Stockholders Vote LITTLE ROCK, April 14. (IP)— Stockholders, voting mainly by proxy, yesterday approved plans of the Arkansas power and Light Company for issuance of ss,300,000 of 25- year sinking fund debentures. The indebtedness will aid in financing a current improvement program^ For Easter she hopes you remember THE GIFT SHOP 103 East Main Street Look Your Loveliest For Easter . . . 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