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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 22, 1949
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FRIDAY, APRIL 22, Amelia Saliba, Society Editor BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Miss Ramona England rfo Wed Edgar Cain Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Jim E. England today announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Ramona England, to Edgar Cain, Jr., son. of Edgar Cain Sr. and the late Mrs. Cain. Plans for the wedding to be solemnized in early summer will be announced at a later date. Miss England was graduated from Blytlievllle High School where she was a member of the Glee Club. Home Economics Club and Masque and Gavel. She Is now employed tu the business office of Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. Mr. Cain Is a graduate of Bly- thcvllle High School where he participated in school rctlvitics and also served three years in the Army which Included 21 months overseas duty. He is now employed as a cable splicer for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. * • • Mid-Week Club, Guests Meet with Mrs. Lynch Mrs. B. A. Lynch entertained with R bridge luncheon at her home, [115 West Main, yesterday tor members W the Mid-Week Club and 'two Tuests, Mrs. Monroe Grain and Mrs. E. J. Cure. Centering the dining table at which the luncheon was served was a floating arrangement of pansies In a silver bowl. Iris and bridal wreath were used to decorate the entertaining rooms of the home. In the games played following the luncheon, high score went to Mrs. Harry w. Haines with Mrs. C. A. Cunningham receiving second high. Mrs. Hargett Hostess To L. E. W. Club, Guest Mrs. Wood row Manor was guest yesterday with members of the L. E. W. Club when thcv were entertained at the home of Mrs. j. j. Hargett. Mrs. Howard received bunco prize with Mrs. Glen Harrington receiving high score and Mrs. Floyd Seay. low score. Arranged throughout the home were spring flowers In crystal vases. Refreshments of a sandwich plate with iced drinks were served by the Jjjostcss at the close of the games. Ml " * * Mrs. Ellis Entertains Thursday Rook Club Mrs. Fulton Ellis was hostess yesterday when she entertained the Thursday Rook club at her home. Decorations in the home carrying out the spring theme were bouquets of wisteria and tulip.';. Mrs. Neville Blakemore received high score in the rook games with second high being won by Mrs. Leon Scherer and rooko by Mrs Harold Hinson. The hostess served refreshment;; of a dessert course. Dessert Bridge Is Given For Octette Club, Guests Mrs. John C. McHaney and Mrs. James B. Clark wcre guests yesterday whftn Mrs. J. C. Ellis entertained the Octette Club members at Hotel Noble with a dessert bridge. High score went to Mrs. McHaney in the afternoon bridge games with second high being won by Mrs. Edwin Robinson. In the rooms where cards were played, vases of iris, spirca and narcissi we™ attractively arranged. Mrs. Ellis Is Hostess To Bunco Club, Gucsls -^.Mrs. Max Graham and Mrs (pyrte Eldridge were guests yesterday with members of the Avalon Bunco Club when Mrs. Gene Ellis entertained at her home. Bunco was won by Mrs. Norman Speck during the games plaved with Mrs. Graham receiving high score and Mrs. Eldridge, low. Blooming potted plants were used io, v decorate the home. The hostess served a dessert course. At T'he Hosnita'is Blytlicville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Freeman Robinson, city. Walls Hospital Dismis.seri: Catherine Ann Hardestv, Ar- murpl. Mrs. L. M. Litton and baby Caruthersville, Mo. Elvis Couley, Lnxora. Airs. Gaylauh McMillin, c jty. Engaged The engagement of Miss Ramona England, daiiKhler of Mr. and Mrs. Jim E. England, to Edgar Cjiin Jr., son of Edgar Cain Sr.. and the late Mrs. Cain, is announced today by her parents. Birthday Party Given Honoring Marie Lucius Marie Lucius was honored on her 14tli birthday Wednesday night when her mother Mrs. Vida Lucius cnterlafuec! with a party at their home. 501 North Broadway. -Approv- imntely 30 of Marie's friends attended. During tlic evening, games and contests were played after which the honoree opened her sifts. Pictures wer also made of the group. Tlie home wns decorated with arrangements of mixed spring flowers. Refreshments of assorted party foods with tcort drinks were served by the hostess. IVlvs. Kyle Entertains Thursday Night Club Mrs. N. W. Kyle was hostess last night when she entertained the Thursday Night Club together with one guest, Mrs. George Stilwell at her home, 201 East Missouri. In the evening games, high score was won by Mrs. Burks Barker with Mrs. Earl Damon winning rooko. Arranged throughout the entertaining rooms of the home were vases of spring flowers. The hostess served refreshments of party foods with punch. • * • Mrs. Fannie Newman Weds Aclolph Harris Mrs. Fannie May Newman became the bride of Adolph Harris Sunday afternoon, April 17, at, the home of the Rev. Vent Bowlln, pastor of Ihc Full Gospel Tabernacle. Mrs. Myrtle Wright, was mntron of honor and Bill Burton served Mr. Harris as best man. The couple will reside at 312 South First Street in Blytlicville. He is employed at the BJytheville Canning Company. • • • Mrs. Wylie Entertains Thursday Contract Club Mrs. H. W. Wylie was hostess yesterday when she entertained the Thursday Contract Club with a luncheon at her home, 1127 West Main. During the bridge games played following the luncheon, high score went to Mrs. Wylie with Mrs. E. R. Lancashire receiving second high. The luncheon was served at the dining table which wns centered with an attractive arrangement of spring flowers in various shades. Jean Dickenson Honored At R. H. Kirby Residence The R. )! Kirby home WHS the night tot an informal reception honoring Miss jenn Dlck- cnson, soprano soloist, who presented a concert at the American Legion Memorial Auditorium, preceding the reception and her accompanist. Leo Ccbb. Approximately 60 guests attended Ihe aflair. Those ir. the receiving line other than Mi. and Mrs. Kirby. the host riwl hostess, were Mr. and Mrs. Jim Craftoii, MI-. and Mrs. J. Wilson Henry and Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Huf- fmn'i. Jr. The living room and play room decorated with vases of pansjes and red tulips took on a festive air of spring. A gala gold scheme was carried out In the dining room where refreshments w cre served. Centering llu- dining table, which was covered with a Venetian lace cloth, was n suiting arrangement of yellow irli|i5 and yellow baby breath. Yellow tapers burning in silver hclilcr.s Hanked the centerpiece, casing a soft glow over the scttlti;;. Tluvic presiding at the table were -Mrs. Willnrrt Pease, Mrs. E .W. Kirby. Mn K j. cure and Mrs. Harry U routs. Mrs. White Given Award At P, T. A. Convention Cell-tiles from Blytlicville who attended the stale Parent Teacher Association Convention In Little Hock at the Mnrlon Holel. April 18-20 were Mrs. Parrls McCalla president of the Lnngc P.T.A ; Mrs. George Stillwell, president of Sudbury and also representing high school; Mrs. j cssc White, who Is district director, representing Sudbury and High School; Mrs n L VanHooser. High School. Sudbury and Junior High; Mrs. Harry Dn- gan, treasurer at Sudbury. representing. High School and Sudbury; Mrs. Bnford Young, president of High School; Mrs. C. E. Graves Central and Junior High and Mrs! Leonard Johnson representing Central. Highlight at the convention was the presentation of an nwnrd 10 Mrs. Jesse White in recognition of her work as district director which included Mississippi, Polnsett. Clay and Critlcnden Counties. The award was made by Mrs. Bnforrl Young at the life membership breakfast given from the six P.T.A's which Included Junior High, Central, Sudbury. Lance. Hiph School of Blytheville and Yarbro. As district director for the past six years. Mrs. White was In chaise of leaching the rules and how to organize a P.TA. and conducted their school of Instructions. She has served as president, secretary and program chairman for Sudbury School In the past years nnd is the Incoming secretary for High School this yenr. Diirlnc; her administration ns president of Ihe Sudbury P.T.A.. more than 51,000 wns raised to buy equipment for the first hot lunch kitchen to be Installed. At the convention Mrs. White was appointed to the state board am! is new state nmpazinc chairman for the national magazine. Mrs. Fielding A. Poc of Paragould. was Installed as state P.T.A. president at the close of the convention used to buy equipment for the kitchen in the new church being bnilS. Theme used in Ihe decorations on the tables was "April Showrs Bring May Flowers." Spring flower.'; in pnstcl shades and miniature umbrellas wcre placed down the center of the tables. Bits of News MoA&f PvitouuU Jean Dickenson, Radio Star, Sings Here Concluding Series of Concerts Aincnix those from Blytlierllle ho attended Hie Met perrorniiuice of the opera, "Lucia" at Ellis Auditorium in Memphis laxt night wer« Mr. and Mrs. George Lee, Mrs. Walter Riwnlhal, Mr. and Mrs. SJeg- bcrt Jicdels. Mr. nnrt Mrs. Morilf Zellner, Mr. nnd Mrs. C. Q. Redman ind Mr. nnd Mrs. Jack Hnle. Mrs. George Powell arrived from t-Vnt Hiy, N. J.. to be the guest of her pnrcnl.s, Mr. nnd Mrs. Q. E. Keck. She plans to be here for t-wo weeks. Condition of Mrs. Bob White who underwent n major operation at W.ilb ivospltul Tiicsdixy niornlnR Is sllsl'.tly linpioved. she will not be able lo huve visitors for several duy.s Mrs. Jnmes Roy lolt tortuy for Piiycttevillo where she will ntlend the weddlnR of her brother. Walls Trln-blc nnd Miss Marsarct Spen- cej v . She will rrtuni to Cotton Plant to vhli with Mi 1 , and Mrs. Jnmes Hoy. Si She will be accompanied homo by her son, who has been visiimp there. Mr. am'. Mra. W. I,. Ilorncr re- iurned home alter sixmdLng several days with his mother In Hot Sprin?.-. Mr. Homer also nttendcd n l,uml>n Convention in Little lloek. MI-.S. lloriu'r \-isited with IUT tnolll- i'r. Mrs W. H. Smith In IMckens. whllr Mr. Horner attended Ihe cou- ventio'",. Mi. and Mrs. Albert Enderlin lell ve.stcrdv.y for n visit lo points n! interest In MLssLssippI and New Orleans They plnn lo bo nwny two '.verks. Condition of Mrs. Freeman Robinson, who wns dismissed from Blytlievllle Hospital yesterday afternoon, nftcr undergoing treatment for .several days is improved. Sh.T is now at her home, 1005 West Walnut. High', pupils of Blylhevlllc elementary schools attended the opera. "Lucia" at Ellis Auditorium in Memphis last night accompanied by Mr. and Mr,';. R. L. Johnson, Mr. nnd Mrs. Johnny Johnson, MLw Alice Marie Ross and Miss Minnie Foster The students were Johnny Lou Johnson, Elizabeth Blister, Ediln Whittle. Bobble Sue Lnnglcy, Louise Council. Oln D. Manlcy, Janice Jolmson, and Danny Gobi). They were p,Uc guests of the Memphis Junior Li'iiyue arid Miss Helen Parker, narrator of the radio program, "Lets Le irn Music. Mr. nnd Mrs. J. R. Verger and son Norval Bice will arivc today from Gretiievillc, Mis. 1 !., lo spend the weekend here n s siiests of Mrs. Yerar'i sister, Mrs. H. W. Wyllp and Mr. Wylie. Jean Dlekenson, who hns won nc- iftlm as the "Nlglitlngale or tlie Mr*'ays," sang before an uppreeln- Ive Blylhevllle audience lasl night n the American legion's Memorial Auditorium lo conclude the series at five concerts presented bs 1 the J lvlo Music Association for the 048-49 season. She presented a variety program and was culled back for encore utter encore Her closing number was the ever-popular Avc Minis. She was accompanied at (he nlnno by l,eo Cobb. In her opening number, "Over llll, Over Date" bj- Thomas Cook, he revealed a voice of loveliness »nd throughout the program sliow- ^d a flexibility of voice of unusual ange and richness. Mrs. j. Wilson Henry, president if Ihe lilytheville Civic Music As- oclnllon, announced that last light's concert ended the season '°r the organr/allon's first, yenr. Famed Musician, Now Teacher Here, To Present Piano Pupils in Recital - Program Meeting Held By Methodist W. S. C. S The Women's Society of Christ- Inn Service of the Gosncll Methodist Church met yesterday at the church for a program meeting with 10 members attending. Mrs. R. L. Maxwell was In chnrg of the devotional. Those taking pai an the program were Mrs, Cnrthe Hyde. Mrs. Lester Rcames and Mrs Omits Bright. Plans for making o; n list of hostesses and co-hostessc: alphnbcticnlly for meetings In the home wns discussed during the bus incss csssion. The closing prnyer wa offered by Mrs, Marvin Rnsl. The hostess. Mrs. J. C. Davis served refreshments during the soc ial hour. Pemiscot Singers to Meet The Pemtscnt County Singing Convention will hold Its monthly meeting at vicksburg. four miles south of Decritig. Mo.. Sunday April 24. The F'omeland Harmony Boys will be special guests. She asked (hat membership renewals bo .sent to Mrs. Toby Lonjr, rm West Ash Street, treasurer of tho association. Admission to (he concerts Is by membership and II will be necessary t" obtain membership renewals before the concert artists for Ihc IDM-50 concert season can lie sc- k'c'tctl. Tile number or nrtlsts lo bo luoiiKlit. hero for (he next scries will dqiend on I lie number of nirmbcr- Rhips, iiij,| I),,, ii.viixiliitlon also must mnke uriniiKeiiients for an nndl- lorliun before It Is known [hat the inesenl membership In the association, n non-profit Kroin>. can be Increased, The n.viodiilloti has ncmly I,(HIO member.!. Tlie llrst and last nf the KHtMO t'Oiu'evts were presented In the i.e. RUm's Memmlul Auditorium, nnd the others In llji> Mo.x Tlieiilcr on West Mnin, which wns Icnsert for lliiTe of the proHrLiiu.s. Mrs. Edith Unhy Stcphiin. who elllior Iins been presenting her pu- >lls of piano nnd vlollu hi reclliiK ir plnylng herself, since she bc«nn o stmly plnno ul the nuc of four, will present 16 plnno students In » ecllnl Tnesdiiy lit 8 |).m. nt the 'Irst Methodist Chinch. Mrs. Stephiui, ivlriow of Clmluv Stephnn, inniilfil Mr. Slephnn utter she hull completed study of music nt Qulldhnll Sehool of Mnsle, where ic wns creating a stir of pednsog- cnl violin world us a toucher. Mrs. Slcphnn's mnslcnl cnrccr, ong nnd vnrled. hns carried her .hrough England Ciumrln, the Uu- .tcd Stiites, and Dolglnm, Shn hns served HS ccncert-nmstcr of Ihe Winnipeg Symphony Orehestrn, In Onimdn. In the United Stnles, before i'iiin- mg to Ulythcvlllc to live, she WHS :icad of the plnno department of .he Nnshville, Tcnn., College for Girls. Hssocinte professor of the Vnlpnralso University nt Valparaiso. Ind.; Instruetor uf violin nnd plnno nt the llnmmond, Ind., Conservatory of Mnsle; Instructor In the Ejnwndnle Conservatory of Music In ChlcnKo, and instrctor In mnslc at Blue Mountain College nt Blu'c Mountain, Miss., where her luislmnd wns head of the .music department. He was a close friend of Edwiud Orleg, famed Norwegian composer. The Stephen's shared lull muslenl careers until his dcixth, that Included the use of his tamed Qunncrlus violin by one of his students who plnyed before Queen Alexnndra. wife of Edward II, In England. Stcphan's violin was used at. Ihc queen's rcnuest because of It's exceptional tone. Mrs. Stephan plays a Stradivarim violin. She has been In Blythevillc since lo:i9, mnt has maintained n studio for teaching piano and violin .sinec then. Her friendship with Mrs. W. D. Wood brought her to Blytlievllle, after her husband's death, from Lelnnd, Miss. She was born In London, Enu., nnd cnmc to the United Stales at the beginning of the World War I, Spaghetti Supper Given By Lake Street Methodists The Joy Sunday School Clnss and M. Y F. Group of the Lake Street Melhoflisl. Church sponsored a spa- Rhetti supper Wednesday night at Sudbury School. The supper was served between the hours of 5:30 and 7^0. Proceeds from the supper will be ATHLETES FOOT GERM KILL IT* FOR 35c. IN ONE HOUR. If nol ple«»!*i. your money Ask Any d:u B si>[ lor lW* STRONG lunal- i:ide. TK-OL. M*d« %vllh 90 8 : a]coho]. U I'F.NETRATES. Rrnchca rnd killi MOKE: se,m, ON CONTACT.' Tod» y >t Kirlly Bros. nru E Store jState Line's Biggest Special!"] j Friday - Saturday - Sunday ! ! CIGARETS Y; h \ M i FISK TIRE & TUBE "T , 12 75 I j COCA-COLA r > cr{asc ' ° 80 C ! FREE GREASE JOB With Every Oil Change. All Popular Brands Oil $1 79 Don't miss these Specials at CROFTS SKELLY STATION Formerly Burton's, Next lo Sycamore House Ark-Mo Slnie Line Sunday and Monday Would you MURDfR this lovely] Ruor VALLEE BARBARA Unfaithfully ^a v ....... PRESTON STURGES Paramount News Selected Shoris Continuous Showing Sunday 1:15 — 11:00 from Crmiidn, Tlii- sluclfiils (o npiicnr It) Tur-n- dny's publlii rcclinl nre: .lerrj Dcrry 'lilrlclu tlllll Dl'tHjdon, Mnty I.oii Ciiiriiotl, Liuim All™ Ik-inby, UcUy Hollnud, Anne Cnrol KliiB. Hully ,) o u, Julllc^ LiilHMshlvo, Joim Mc- sou, Klilrlcy Mulk'u, Clwciulnlyn Ilbwuls. Miiry Jnlli! Snyimirc. Mm-- tliu Ellen Wllllnms. Nt-llu Woods Miiry Alicis niul Anllu Wrutcn. insurance Agency Host At Sales Meeting, Dinner The Tllyllicvlllc Aiir-ney of Anu-fl- CIHI Ullllcd I.lfc insiu-niiec Com- pnny cntcrlnlncd with « dinner ,md s»lc.s inoctliin Hi Hotel Nolile W«l- ne.sdny nlnlil. Both Arknnsiis un,l Missouri tiiLMi nnd their wives wore lU'i'.sont. J. A, llrymit, ugtnay niunugi-i wn!l iiu«(cr of vrrcinonlc.i. Siiciikers ln- Irnclueod diirliiB (ha cvanlni; were !.. % Crouch, pn-sldeiit or the Aninr- Irnn Miitmil Lite of Indlnnnpolls Iml.; DeWItt Cnrlar, elmlrmiui nf the llnnnl of Aincilciiii United Life Insuinnee, NusUvllle, 'num., Pete Lelnnd, Miiierlnlcndcnt of ntiencles, Frnnk Dunn, vtec-prcslilcnl (if Fium Lmins nnd Normnn Cox, supervisor of Fnrm Loniw, nil (ruin Indliiu- 11 polls. Coming Events Social Calendar The executive Board of tht Wo- jnan'i club will meet at the clubhouse at 2:30 p.m. followed by the regular program meeting at 3 Tlie Alpha Alpha Chapter of neln Sigma [Mil "Rusli Party" at 1HO Main at 8 p.m. Tho cast Matrons and Past Patrons club will meet at ths home of Mr. nnd Mrs. Dun Blodgett at 1:30 p.m. for rt covered dish supper. Mrs [j. M, Burnett will be co-ltqjtes«. Tho Alpha [Seta Chapter of Ep- sllon Slgmn Alpha will have their Jewel pin ceremony and Himquet, followed by dnnoo at Lonnle's Club <it T.'JO p.m. The I'lodtio party for the fluah- ce« of tho Alpha Alpha Chapter of lieta SlKinn Phi will be held at 8 u,m. lit 1MO West Main. Civic Calendar frlduy Iluy Scout Tiutnlng courso — 7:30 p.m. Bowling was .Introduced In the United States during colonial times by Dutch settlers, according to tho Encyclopedia IhUannlca. The original nnm£ of the French city of Le Havre was Lo Havre dc Grace. $ 25 or mure I rude In allowance on yimr old washer, regardless of make or condiliuti. on a new BENDIX Automatic Washer Tliis Is Your dilutee for K«ul-Savings—Come in To diiy HUBBARD & HOKE Appliance Co. (.-.-._.„ _,__.. ! You Are Cordially ! Invited to Visit | The j Accessory Shop ; Feminine Apparel J Mabel HojfHn Jeasle Srite ! , Holel Noble Itlr| R . ! Hlytfieville, Ark. 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