The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 23, 1952 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 23, 1952
Page 12
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PAGE TWELVE BLXTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER OSCEOLA NEWS By Betty* Nelle Starr Pitch Club Metis Harking the places for members an4 guests of the Widows' Pilch Club when it met with Mrs. Maude Thursday night were cor- s of Christmas trees with chen- Santa Clause;; attached. All e room Yulelirte decorations were used Including a sugar plum tew with brilliant hues of Chrittaiaii bnlls placed on a by. table. tiny Pl»ykig pitch with tbt member* parly *t tbelr annual Christmas wert Mrs. Mona Moore, Miss BlMiche Oleere and Miss Ruth Mas- »ey. tti the game* o( pitch, Mrs. XA Milppen won first place while Mrs. H. J. Levenstein won second. Christmas table covers and nap- Wns made an appropriate setting for the tall glasses of ambrosia tripped with whipped cream and a brt»ht red cherry. Wth tills were- »«rv«d English plum pudding and •»lt*d nuts. Gills were distributed io «11 present. Hold Christmas nanquet The men of the Presbyterian Church gave their minimi Christ - nus benquet Wednesday night at the church. Eighty-five men, their wiv« ana women of the church attended the affair. Christmas red gladioli were placed about the dining room. Centering. the banquet tables were clusters' of holly bcrrlei and pine sprays. R«l candles were burning all about th« room.- Stove Bowker, president or the orgtnl^tlon. Introduced Lloyd Godley who served as loastmaslcr. The K*». H. L. Ho bison, pastor of the Methodist Church was guest apetber. Ch»rrh Women Meet A Christmas supper was given by the women of the - - • Church ft m«mbe quti tab). i*»4 »ut the Christmas red and decorations/ mons portrayed the minister and Mary Dlliard his wife. Jo Ray Simmons, Martha Dlliard, Nancy Ohlendorf and Harry Miller, HI, represented the youth of the church. The stage setting- featured the little organ that was used In the old frame Presbyterian Church In old town. A log fire K -iu burning In the fireplace. . Mrs, Donnid Wcrte filled In the music parls on the pipe organ. At the conclusion of the play a collection for tho Joy gift was taken. Miss Marjorle Doyle directed the play. School r.-irllci Friday was declared a holiday In the three Osceoln schools when the largest crowd of parents, 'grandparents and relative!! went to the various schools where the children were given Christmas parses by their teachers. Decorated trees were in evidence nnd were the center of attraction in all of the rooms because underneath each tree wore gaily wrapped gifts to every child from kindergarten to the seniors. Two of the parties were the ones given by Mrs. p. D. Johnson for her kindergarten class nnd the dancing class of Miss Margaret Moflelt. The kindergarten clas* gave a stage performance with the stage set for the arrival ot Santa Clam A Medley of Christmas songs were given by the entire class, Mrs. CbnrWe Little accompanied the pupils al. the piano. Following the play, Mrs. Johnson Invited every one Into her room where small tables were set In Christmas fash- Ion. The refreshment table was cen- At either end of the tables, large *d burning candles were nestled IB brioches of pine encircled with «*«t«»H of holly berries. The stained (1*M window sills were bank•4 with the, same decorations. The, buffet tablM held fan shaped arrangement* of bright red gladioli •|»tnkle<l with glitter. They were £TM by Mrs. Guy Bryant. Mrs. s. 6. Oyrpcnter «*, decoration chalr- » I* Idog »nd OhrUtma.<; were «ervefi by Mrs. Davltl »nd Mr». Chal Henderson. 1*1. K. & Phillips was chairman TUr •I MM toad commute*, charge of »o«ram. Mrs. C. J. Fowlkes medley ot Christmas songs for t*w group So guesi .their titles. B4 Simmons won the prize Mifcig all correctly.' **o»te» Uit meal the %roup Mr "«»i»toiM h for Rwnember- M,*«i|iMlng- the 'life of * retired •MMtr mni hi* wife. Jim Bo Sim- Miss MoJfcU's dancing class for tlie prc-school age children, numbering (H, playetl. games around the giant size cednr Christmas tree. Trays of miniature toys were passed ie from and MORE ARMOR FOR GI'S—Shown above arc front and side views of the lalesl addition Io plastic-impregnated armor being used experimentally in Korea Jn addition to the vcsl the Army is now experimenting with additional sections ol material wliich protecl the lower part., oj Ibc bocl.v Upper-body ,-irmor has already been credited with saving many l.ves in Korea, and the additional protection provided by the lower-body armor is expected to furlber decrease fatalities cream vras served. Party, . linedlalcly .following av w M!ss Motfetfs older . pupils aWe sc compllmenlcd with a tea dance W In the studio. Trays or canapes were pawed wllh Iced drinks nnd » gift exchange followed. According to Superintendent l"Vank Sanders, this was the largest celebration ever held in the ' story in 6nng", at. the church Sunday night at seven o'clock. Mrs.' L. E. Stanford, choir director, is In charge of the program. Bridge Club Meets Mrs. Wade Quinn was hostess to her Wednesday Hridee club at her home when the members held their annual Christmas party. The mantel held white magnolia leaves sprlnkletl with red glitter and tied with red Christmas bessl. On the mirror above the mantel Mrs. Qnlnn's young son. Ed. painter! a scene depicting the Nativity In nil I white, nnd the small windows flanklns the fire place were painted In snow scenes. Standing in one corner wns n Christmas tree and schools. Mr. Sanders said, "The' parents, both mothers and fathers. turned out In a nigger number than was ever recorded at the various schools, This has been an annual even for quite some years." Yule Program Set The Methodist Church will *"""VII will when she entertainer! the club for a dessert course followed by bridge. The red and ' green Christmas theme, with holly, nandina berries and candy canes in evidence gave a colorful atmosphere to the party. Guests playing with the club were Mrs. Roy Canley of New Orleans. Mrs. John Enoch, Mrs. Joe Cromer and Mrs. Spencer Gibson. Christmas place cards and miniature candy canes tied with red ribbon marked each place.. The mantle In the sun room ivas banked In evergreens and bright shiny blue baubles. Christinas greeting cards were nestled In the green- TUESDAT, DEC, 23, 19S1 !t f^i, I ,,.„ L.H; imtmjg , ,„ Lm , its Christmas program, "A I Bridge Club Thursd beneath were gifts Io be exchanged. Following the gift opening the hostess served n lobster newbtirg. Christmas sweetmeats were passed for Ocraert. ' Mrs. Bob Kendrlck was top winner In Uic bridge sanies that followed with Mrs. Melvn Speck winning second. Mrs. Driver HosteM Mrs. Harry Driver's home was the- setting for the Four Table ery. High guest .Cromer. Mrs. prize went to Mrs. Bcttye Nelle Starr won the high club prlza and Mrs. Spencer Driver won brldso. Iced drinks were passed during" the afternoon. Personal* Mr. and Mrs, Bon Flanigan and sons of Memphis will divide their time during the holiday's with Mrs. Planigan's parents. Mr. and Mrs Baker Springfield, arid Mr. Flanl- ' «*-,'* Flanigan. Mr. and'Mrs. Lloyd Godley had his brother, Roy Oodlcy, as a guest during the week. He ils a public relations official with Kroger Co. of Cincinnati. On Saturday Mr. and Mrs. Oodley left to spend two weeks with their son, Dr. Lloyd M Oodley, and Mrs. Godley in Oklahoma City. Mrs. J.' H. I.ovewel) will have her daughter, Mrs. Thsd Felton, Mr. Felton, her granddaughter, Suzanne, of Baylown, and Mr. and Mrs. Lan Williams and children of Jonesboro during the holidays. The Williams will share their visit with Mr. Williams' parents, Mr, and Mrs. Frank Williams. Shopping In Memphis Wednesday were Mrs. Arthur Rogers, Mrs. E. H. Rlley and Mrs. Milton Pope. Carolyn Ann Dean, 10. and her brother, "Butch", six. of Minneapolis. Minn., grandchildren of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Dean, are reported much Improved from the'attack of polio (he two suffered three weeks ago. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Flitch and son, John, will arrive the first part of the week from their home in Ocaia, Fin., to spend the holidays and the family reunion In the home of Mrs. Flitch's parents, Mr. and Airs John W. Edrlngton. Dr. and Mrs. C. M. Harwell left yesterday to spend the Christmas holidays with their daughler. Mrs. Phil Burks. Mr. Burks and two sons in Bedford. Va. They will return to ! Osceola Jan. 5. They were to be! accompanied on the trip by Miss i Nell Rhodes.. Mrs. Lalah Coble Is a patient in the Methodist Hospital in Memphis.] Mrs. Spencer Driver and Mrs. C. E. Sullcnjer were over night guests ] of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Kline In i Memphis. Tuesdify. While there. '. they attended a Christmas pageant ' In which Mrs. Driver's granddaughter. Kelsey. Kline, took part. Mr. and Mrs. Hoy Cauley and Mrs. W. T. Ramsey of New Orleans have arrived to spend the holidays ! with Mr. and Mrs. Thrace Ramsey,' and son, Billie. They will 'return Jan. 1. W* will b« CLOSED Dec. 25-26-27 OPEN D«c. 29th All of ug wish to take this opportunity to express ovir appreciation of your kind •friendship and eKtend to you greetings for a Happy HoKdaj- Season. 61 IMPLEMENT Co. Your JIassey-Harris Dealer" Sale! One Group Fine Quality 100% Woolens Regular 39.95 « In Brown and Tan! Everyone All Woo!! Complete Size Ranges! Prices Good All This Week! CLIAMIt - CLOTHIIR - TAILOR llyttMvitle, Arkomoi StMk, Mkcburl

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