The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 17, 1966 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 17, 1966
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Pi*e Four - Blvthevlllt (Ark.) Courier News - Tuesday, May IT, 19M — Society News — Glenna Lambert, Society Editor Phone PO 3-4461 (Bits of Newsf Norris Wade of Kansas City, a former resident of Blytheville returned Sunday after visiting his daughter and fam- Reception Honors Johnsons A reception was held immed-1 white cutwork cloth over yel- lately folmving the worship service Sunday evening at First Baptist Church in honor of Mr. and Mrs. James B. Johnson and sons Jim Paul and Joel. Mr. Johnson, minister of music and education at First Baptist, and his family will be leaving June 1 for Pine Bluff V1SHH1K Ilia uaugmci wiiw .«... n-uxiie, <**...~ - — - ... ilv ' Mr and Mrs. Dan Wallace I where he will serve as minister and sons Mike and Russ of West of education at the First Baptist Memphis; a sister-in-law, Mrs May Watson, Mrs. Dick Green well and Mr. and Mrs. C. H Wallace of Blytheville. .Mr. and Mrs. L. I. .Ripe re- penter. Church. with the Johnson "family were Rev. and Mrs. Alvis B. Car- turned Friday after visiting m Dallas with their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Rab Tillman, and in Little Rock with their son, Donald Rice, Mrs. Rice and sons. Mr. and Mrs. John R. Stovall and sons Mike and Robert of Huntsville, Ala., returned home, yesterday after spending the weekend guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Stovall and Mr. and Mrs. Irby Hodge. Mike Stovall remained to visit his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Stovall, for three weeks. Among visitors in Blytheville this past weekend for the celebration of the city's 75th anniversary were a number of former residents and special guests. Former mayors of the city were Wils Davis and Harry Brown, both of Memphis; Others were Mayor and Mrs. James A. Heath of Marion, Mayor and Mrs. Moses Sliman of Luxora; Mayor and Mrs. Clyde Andrews of Marranna, Mayor and Mrs. Malcolm Koonce of Joiner; Mayor and Mrs. B. F. Rogers of Caruthersville, and Mayor and Mrs. Bob Edens of West Memphis. A special guest was Ellis Doyle Herron, director of Arts and Humanities for the state of Arkansas; • Other guests included Mrs. M. L. Wooten, Mr. and Mrs. Wils Davis Jr., and daughter, and Dr. and Mrs. Alvin J. In gram, all of Memphis. Mrs. J. D. Hart, Mr. and Mrs. John Waterman, Mrs. S el m a £evy Allenberg and James D. Ledbetter, also of Memphis; :«Mr. and Mrs. Frank Greer of Holly Springs, Miss., and James Cecil Hale and son, James Jr., of'Marion. Miss Pippins Complimented A bridal shower complimenting Miss Elaine Pippins, bride- elct of Mark Pies, was given Thursday evening at the home of Misses Martha and Betty Burks; Co - hostess was Miss Cynthia Nordeen. The honoree, who chose for the occasion a white sheath, was presented a corsage of roses. A special guest was the honoree's mother, Mrs. Junior Pippins. Spring flowers were used as a centerpiece on the refreshment table and throughout the entertaining rooms. The hostesses' gift was an electric skillet. Coming Events SL" Tuesday JjCoI. John Martin Chapter, ^Daughters of American Colon- life, will meet at Blytheville ^^^^ we i c salu lu lvu - b . Country Club for luncheon at 11 lGre(a Crow who is i eav j ng f or Slock. Hostesses will be Mrs. Dow Maine and Mrs> L mj am Horace Moore and Mrs. Hays Sullivan. .'Alpha Alpha Chapter of Beta receiving line along low, held a centerpiece of yel olw Dutch iris flanked by silver candlelabra holding yellow tapers. Serving were Mrs, Ted King and Mrs. Hoyt Brown. Mrs. J. T. Westbrook was general chairman of the tea assisted by the ladies of the church. Rev. Carpenter presented the Johnsons with a silver tray on behalf of the church members. The tea table, overlaid with a Joel Johnson Bid Farewell A farewell was bid to Joel Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. James B.. Johnson, at a party Saturday evening at the home of Miss Vicki Parminter. The guests, who were dressed in Gay Nineties costumes, were entertained during the evening with square dancing. The honoree was presented a gift from the group. Approximately 33 attended. Pre-School Scholarship Recipients Told Miss Cockrell Roundup Is Friday Burdette School will hold a preschool roundup Friday at 2 p.m. for children who will enter the first grade next year. All children must be six years of age on or before Oct. 1. Parents are requested to bring their child's birth certificate. Air Force Family Scene Mrs. Chester Smith, LE 2-5592 Breakfast Compliments Bride-elect The Rustic Inn was the setting Sunday morning for a breakfast honoring Miss Donna Wakefield of Fort Smith who is to be married June 11 to Michael R. Johnson of Blytheville. Hostesses were Miss Mabel Kogan, Mrs. Jess Homer, Miss Jeanne Hood, Mrs. Gene Hood, all of' Blytheville, and Mrs. C. J. Wilson of West Memphis, The honoree was presented an orchict corsage with a double ring wedding attachment. Mrs. Thelma Johnson, mother o fthe groom elect, and Mrs. Eva Wells of Kennett, grandmother, were also presented with carnation corsages. The 21 guests were served from tables decorated with roses, pansies and other spring flowers. Other out of town guests were Miss Janice Wells of Memphis and Mrs. Clarence Wilson of Osceola. The hostesses' gift was an electric toaster. Recipients of this year's Luna B. Wilhelm Scholarship and the Mrs. C. L. Moore Scholarship for Teacher Training hava been announced by Zeta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma. These scholarships are presented annually to Blytheville High School seniors. Miss Linda Kay C o c k r e 11, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard M. Cockrell of 400 N. Fifth and a member of the graduating class of Blytheville High School, is winner of the Mrs. C. L. Moore Scholarship. She plans to attend Arkansas State Teachers' College at Conway where she will major in elementary education and work toward a B.S.E. degree. In high school, Miss Cockrell was an active member of Future Homemakers of America and the Vocational Industrial Council of America. Miss Verna Gayla Ray was chosen as first alternate. The Luna B. Wilhelm Scholarship to a future teacher will be awarded to Miss Charlotte Ann Tolley who is also a member of this year's graduating class. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. Leslie T. Tolley of 212 Lakewood. Miss Tolley plans to attend Union University at Jackson, T.enn., where she will work toward a B.S.E. degree in secondary education for English and Spanish. She is a member of the Red Pepper Club, Future Teachers. Beta Club and the Spanish Club. Party Honors Coupe A betrothed couple, Miss San. dra Moore and Jimmy Johnson, I both of Memphis, were enter- j tallied at a dinner party in their honor Sunday night at the River- monl Club in Memphis. Hosts were Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Miller. For the occasion, Miss Moore chose a pink sheath, a Mr. Mort original, and was presented a cotton corsage accented with miniature wedding bells. The serving table held an arrangement of pink carnations. The couple were presented a replica of their wedding invitation mounted in a gold frame. 65th MMS Squadron Wives will meet Friday evening, May 13, in Kingsley Hall. Hostesses for May will be Mrs. Woodrow Shaw and Mrs. Ernest Conners. All wives in the squadron are urged to attend. Airman and NCO Wives are needed for the Softball learn. Those interested may call Mrs. Jane Fisk at LE 2-5264 or Mrs. Betty Davis at LE 2-3479. Houseguests in the home of Sgt. and Mrs. David Burch last week were Mrs. Thomas Beeman and daughters of Memphis. A surprise layette s.h o w e r honoring Mrs. Beryl Norman was held recently in the home of Mrs. Elda Blaylock. Game prizes went to Mrs. Lucille Schrock, Mrs.-Pat Long and Mrs. Norman. Door prize was won by Mrs. Edna Cooke. The table was overlaid with a blue tablecloth and held a cen- i terpiece of a miniature bassinet I trimmed with pink lace and holding a doll. Attending were Mrs. Margot Schridfer, Mrs. Margaret Dolinger, Mrs. Long, Mrs. Cooke, Mrs. Schrock, Mrs. Barbara „ ... L „,• „,,,,,„. Babbitt, Mrs. Gloria Smith, the British Wives Club held their social Tuesday evening May . at Kingsley Hall Service Club. Goodbyes were said to Mrs, , Maine, and Mrs. Lilliam Quick, who is leaving for Great Falls, Montana. The club presented each oi ••'' niuiia rupiia untipi^* u~ — — — xiic i~iuu j/i cacuLcu ccn_u Sigma Phi will hold a barbecue tfiem with a charm bracelet. it- the home of Mrs. Dell Mrs. Marlene Sprinkle won Schmidt at 7 p.m. Husbands of the game prize. members will be guests. Hostesses for the evening ; : .:NCO Wives Club will hold a wer e Mrs. Julia DeBusk and newcomers coffee at. 1 p.m. at Mrs. Beryl Norman. ;. : ,.™ „,..,. i The nex j meeting js to be a dinner social at the Holiday Inn for all standing members on Tuesday, May 17, at 7:30. Major M. D. Klena was called to Irvington, N. J., recently to the NCO Club. "IOOF Lodge will meet at the IOOF Hall at 8 p.m. ZWomen golfers of Blytheville Country Club will meet for luncheon at 12 o'clock preceded l>y. golf. , o— • , . ., Officers. Wives Club will meet I at t en d the funeral of his mother. for games .day at 12:30. "tone Oak EH Club will meet. i-Xi Xi, Gamma Alpha and Al- Weekend guests in the home of Sgt. and Mrs. V. 0. Witlen- brink were their daughter, But-• wi AI, vjcjitiuia <i,^i,u «i.- ... orinh WKie uieir aaugmei, DUI~ pKa Delta Chapters of Beta 1 (QnSi T 0 m De Rossett, Kathy Sigma Phi will meet. j Cummings and Nancy Accola. ':, New Liberty Baptist WMS will All four girls attend the Dea- ineet. i'Rainbow Girls will meet at ,ljie Masonic Temple at 7 p.m. :-• Airmen's Wives Club will ITeet at the Service Club at 7-.80 p.m. -"'British Wives Club will meet jt'the Service Club at 7:30 p.m. •-•Orpheus Music Club will meet ^African Violet Club will meet 'ft the home of Mrs. R. T. Wilder *t" 2 p.m. Co - hostess will be ;IM(rs. M. H. Rodgers. • 'picnic at 6:30 at the home o! Mrs. A. H. Webb. '••••Blytheville Hairdressers Unit will meet at Shamrock Lanes. •."r Wednesday : Epo«t 481 will meet at the 'Army Reserve Training Center it-7 p.m. ,;rjCiwanis Club will meet at the Geff Hotel at 12:00. ARS Wives Club will 'Mil, Kenneth Swan will host ;Dcwn One BridM Club. . and Country EH Club meet for workshop In the Hirteity Building. Mtmberi V* raqucttMl to briof i*ok coness School of Nursing in St. Louis. hostess and the honoree. Captain and Mrs. Thomas Me- Guire had as weekend guests Captain and Mrs. B. J, Myhand of Moody AFB, Ga. 97th AMMS Squadron Wives enjoyed a dinner Tuesday evening, May 10, at the Goff Hotel dining room with 15 members present. Door prize was Mrs. Raymond Pimental. After dinner, the girls went bowling. Lt. and Mrs. Barry Boneno are parents of a daughter born May 5. They have named her Jennifer Radgers. The Bonenos have another daughter, Constance, who is 16 months old. Recent guests in the home of Sgt. and Mrs. Byron Pressley and daughter were his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Pressley, Sr., of Apopka, Fla. Bridge League Winners Told High score went to Mr. and Mrs. .M. M. Handle when members of Duplicate Bridge League gathered at Shamrock Lanes Saturday for regular bridge games. Other winners were second, Mrs. O.W. McCIutchen and Mrs. S. E. Tune, and third. Mrs. Arnold Miller and Bill McMath. Regular games are scheduled on Thursday evening and Saturday afternoon this week. Miss Tolley Mrs. Butsch Bid Farewell At Party Approximately 85 friends call CWF Group Holds Meeting Hope Group of Christian Women's Fellowship of First Christian Church met Monday evening in the home of Mrs. Rupert M. Crafton. The meeting was opened with WOC Hears Report on ;, Assembly • Women of the Church of First Presbyterian assembled »t thd church yesterday for a general meeting with Mrs. Sam Black, WOC president, presiding. ';, Mrs. Ernest McKeii7,|« brought (lie devotional. Men*hers of Circle III with Mrs. Her bert Jones as chairman won the circle count. Rev. Martin Wilkinson told Of his recent trip to Montreat, N. C., where he attended the 106th Genera! Assembly of Preiby- terian Churches. Hostesses during the social hour were Mrs. R. L. Johnson, Mrs. Mason Day and Mrs. Todd Harrison. ed between 3 and 5 o'clock ves-| a P ra >' er led b y Mrs - J - c - E11 ' s terday afternoon at the 6ffi-! and the 8™ U P re P eated the cer's Club to bid farewell to! CWF P ra 5'er. Mrs. Robert Butsch. j Mmutes of the previous meet- Great Books Meet Postponed Great Books Club will not hold its regular meeting tomorrow. The meeting is scheduled f o r next Wednesday morning at 9:30 a.m. in the home of Mrs. Chester Caldwell, Sr. Mrs. H. W. Haines will lead ; the discussion. ess for the affair. Mrs. Butsch and her family will be leaving soon for Fairbanks, Alaska. The honoree was presented a yellow corsage from the hostess. Sandra Berry first alternate. Rebekahs Hold Banquet Rebekah Lodge 18 held their annual mother - daughter banquet last night at the Dixie Pig. Twenty - eight members and guests attended. Guests toluded Carolyn Stout Cecelia Harris, Cecelia Caststeel, Juanita Davis, J e a n i e Jackson, Lola Oakley, Marcia 'Belts and Mrs. Bill Crowder. Members and guests were seated at a t-shaped table decorated with pink roses and covered with a white cloth. Invocation was given by Juanita Davis. Mrs. Earl McGregor extended a welcome to those attending and presented each member and guest with a cotton corsage. Readings were heard from Mrs. Ernest Johnson and Mrs. James Oxford. After Mrs. McGregor was presented a gift from the Lodge, ' secret pal gifts were exchang- was selected! A centerpiece of yellow roses j complimented the serving table which was overlaid with a lace cloKi over yellow. Assorted party foods were served. Presiding at the table were Mrs. Wilton Weaver, Mrs. TIio- mas Snowden, Mrs. Maurice Mower, Mrs. Stanley Page; Mrs. David Williams, Mrs. Seijun Tengan, Mrs. Richard Pierce and Mrs. Joseph Columbus. City Hosts Luncheon City officials and their wives were hosts Sunday at a \wih- eon at Hotel Noble for out of town guests attending the 75th anniversary celebration of Blytheville. Guests were greeted and presented nametags by Mrs. C. E. Crigger, Mrs. Jesse Taylor and Mrs. F. E. Black. Mrs. Samuel F. 'Morris was general chairman for the open house in City Hall. Shower Given For Mrs. Webb Mrs. Billy Webb was honored i at a layette shower, May 6, held in the recreational building of Clear Lake Baptist Church. Hostesses for the affair were Mrs. Billy Taylor, Mrs. Charles Taylor and Mrs. John Taylor, j ^ BJ^B^ A special guests was Mrs. Ray J/S^toJ Haynes, mother of the honoree. i Gifts were displayed on a ta-l ble featuring a miniature baby' carriage. Individual strawberry anil lime chiffon salads and cokes I a child in the St. Louis Children's Home. Mrs. Frank Brown had charge of the program entitled, "God's Call, Man's Answer." The worship "As Stewards," was given by Mrs. McHaney. Eight members and two guest, Mrs. Raleigh Sylvester, CWF president, and Mrs. John B. White, attended. MURR THEATRE Your Friendly Theatre OSCEOLA •••••••«••*••••••••••• Last Time Today "VIVA BARDOT, VIVA MARIA" WED. & THURS. ed. were served from a table over Those honored were Carolyn j laid with a cutwork cloth ac- Stout, Sue McClanahan, Marcia cented with tiny white bows Hancock and Angle Anderson. After dinner, a short business session was conducted when final plans were made for the smorgasbord luncheon to be held from 11 until 2 o'clock Wednesday at the IOOF Hall. The public is invited and tickets may be obtained at the door or by calling Mrs. Ernest Johnson and Mrs. 0. C. Stone. Mrs. Jewel Robinson was welcomed back into the Lodge following a long illness. Hostesses for the banquet were Mrs. W. E. Golden, Mrs. | Leland Hodge and Mrs. Harvey j Baldridge. The next meeting will be under the direction of Mrs. Garnet Goff and Mrs. James Oxford. and pink roses. Game winners were Mrs. Ronald Snow, Mrs. Jerry Webb and Mrs. S. W. Davis. The hostesses' gift to Mrs. Webb was a high chair. 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