The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 17, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 17, 1949
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MAY 17, 1949 NewA Phone 4461 Mits Edwards Engaged To Laroy R. Owen Jr. LUXORA, Ark., May !«.—Mr. and Mr*. Charlet Edwards, of Luxora, announce the engagement of their daughter, ills* Sybil Lorralnj Edward* to Laroy R. Owen, Jr., son of Mr. »nd Mrs. Roy R. Owen, also of Luxora. Miss Edwards, a graduate of Luxora High school, is presently em- ' ployed ' at the Mlsslsalppl County Bank In Osceola. Mr. Owen, employed at C. B. Wood Motor Co. in Osceola, Is also a graduate of Luxora High School, and a World War II navy veteran of three years service. Plans for the wedding, scheduled as a Ute summer event, will »e announced later. » • • Initiation Ceremony Held By National Honor Society The Initiation ceremony of the National Honor Society of Blytheville High School was held Friday morn ing in the school auditorium. Jim Lancashire, president, introduced Charles McDanlel, torch bearer, who in turn presented the new members to be initiated. The senior members were Howard Bailey, Mary Ball. Patsy Besharse, Mary Dowdy, Maxlne Hill, Clarice Maxwell, Patricia Regan and Mary Ann Worth. The members elected from the junior class were Mary Jo Eaton, Marjorie Hale.' Shirley King, Vivian Patterson, Nancy Ann Shivlcy, and Vivian Taylor. Tlie following guardians were Engaged Lorraine Edwardt lo Laroy R. Owen todav by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. presented by Mose Simon, Charles McDanlel: constitution: June Stlkes, emblem; Qny Garrlgan, character; JImmie Lowe, scholarship; R. C. Allen, leadership and Jo Ann Trieschman, service. The president then Introduced Ann McLeod, the candle lighter, who was assisted by Bobbie Faye Michael In presenting the pins and the lighting of the candles. W. D. Tommey, principal, was Introduced by presented the , the president and membership cards, after which Miss Elfle Lee Terrell, sponsor, gave a brief talk concerning the pledge to membership. The program was adjourned with each member signing the black book which has a record ol National Honor Society members for Blythe- irille High School to the past years. Miss Cralton Is Honored At Informal Dinner Party Mrs. Adolphe Heinicke was hostess Sunday evening when she entertained with a dinner party complimenting Miss Rarnona Cralton. Twelve • guests attended the affair which was held at Mrs. Helnlcke's home at 1124 West Heam. The dining table, at which the : dinner was served, was centered with »n attractive arrangement of pink and white mixed flowers In a low crystal bowl and flanked by white tapers burning in crystal holders. Adding to the decorations on the table, were the placecards which was a graduate dre.ssed in cap and gown. Mist Cralton was presented a gift from the hostess. Following dinner, the remainder of the evening was spent informally by the guests. Executive Board Meets Wiih Mrs. W. C. Cobb Royal Service Program Held by Baptist W.M.U. The Women's Missionary Union of the First Baptist Church had their Royal Service Program yesterday when they met at the church. Mrs. Marlon Williams, president, presided over the meeting which was opened with the repenting of the watchword and the singing of the hymn for th« year. Mrs. Ted King was leader of the program entitled. "Christ, the Answer in the Home." Others taking part on the program and their topics were Mrs. Walter Bishop, who gave the rievottonnl "Christ In the Home": Mrs. C. E Edds, "The Home. God's First Thought lor Man"; Mrs. Charles Ray Newcomb. "Youth's Problems and the Home", and Mrs. H. H Brooks, "The Christian Home ant the World." A solo, "Bless 'mis House" was presented by Mrs. Hurry Fritzius. Prayers were offered by Mrs. Evans. The meeting was closed with the singing of "Into My Home." Refreshments were served by the hostess during the social hour. Hostesses were Mrs. Jack Hale, chairman, Mrs. E. L. Hale, Mrs. Victoria Gilbert, Mrs. Harry Frltzius, Mrs. Joe Evans, Mrs. Don Haley and Mr. ajid Mrs. Janws Sanders of Bakersville, Calif., formerly of Blytheville were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Byron Nail lor several days. Mr. iuid Mrs. Paul Mahon, Mr. and Mrs. James Nlerstlieimer and Mr.s. Nicrsthelmcr's sister, Miss Inez Gently attended tlie Cotton Carnival In Memphis Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Mahon remained in Memphis over the weekend and were the gue.sti ol friends and relatives. Condition of Mrs, Tom Maloney who Is undergoing treatment at the Btylhcville Hospital, Is Improved. Miss Nell Harris, Miss Je.sse Srlte. Mrs Eunice Young, Miss Mabel Hosan and Miss Eunice Brogdon spent Sunday »t near Lake Creek. They were joined In West Memphis by Mtsse.5 Helen and Eva Williams nnd Han Smith. Mr. and Mr.s. Adolphe Heinlckc had as their last week. Mr. and Mrs. Julius Sammoius ol Wliite- vllle, Tenn., and Mr. and Mrs. Burnell Summons or Brownsville, Tenn Mrs. It. H. Houchln-s and Mrs. F. D. Underwood went to Memphis yesterday where Mrs. Underwood was ndmltlcd to Campbell's Clinic lo imdereo treatment. Dr. nnd Mr.s. J. A Sallun hurt as their puc.sls over the weekend. Uieir dauBhter, ML«.s Alice Sallba of Lit tie Rock, who Is employed with the Crippled Children's Hospital. Miss Saliba accompanied her mother to Memphis today before returning to Little Rock. Mrs. Saliba left by plane from Memphis enroutc to Coming Events Social Calendar T UMday B.W.C. No. * ol the Calvary Baptist. Church will meet with Mrs. Jack VowelJ, 314 South Kiwi, at 7:30 p.m. The Alpha Alphu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at the home of Mrs. Jack Owen at 8. p.m. The American Legion Auxiliary will meet at the Hut al 8 p.m. The First Baptist B.W.C. No. 7 will meet with Dr. Edna Hits 7:15 p.m. Wednesday The Central P.T.A. will meet in the basement of the Baptist. Church at 3 p.m. with the sixth gride students of Central, under the direction of their teacher, Mrs. Lillian Frank, presenting the program, 'Amerlcnn Folklore." The Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet In the Colonial Room of Hotel Noble at 2:30 Two from Blythivill* . To Graduate at Hendrix CONWAY, Mny 17— Two Blythe- vllle students will be graduated thl* month from Hendrix College. They are Donna Sue Johnson and Earl Stabler. Commencement exercises will be May 2». \ MLw Johnton will veceive a B. A. in Health and Physical Education. She has been outstanding fn girls' sports on the campus and has been on the girls' All-Star Intramural Team for two year«. 3e has served on the college yearbook and th* news weekly for three years. She In a member of Future Teachers of America and has been in the band for four years. She Is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. R. L. Johnson of Blythevtlle. Mr. Stabler will be graduated p.m. The Lange P.T.A. will meet at the school for their regular meet- Ing at 3 p.m. preceded by R meet- ini; of the executive board at 2:39 with a B. A. degree in Health and Physical Education. He has been active In sports as «n Intramural captain and basketball manager. He la member of Blue Key, na- lonal leadership fraternity, and of he H-Olub, group of students who has lettered In sports. He Is the son of J. T. Stabler of BUrlce, Pla. p.m. Methodist W.S.C.S. Meet In Hornet tor Program The Women's Society of Christian Service of Hie First Methodist Church met In Circle Group* yesterday for a program. Circle One met in the home of Mrs. Joe Ferguson with 17 members attending. Mrs. w. Leon Smith and Mrs. Mell Brooks were co- hostesses. The devotional was given Ijy Mrs. I. n Coleman »'U!i Mrs. John Foster presenting the study. Mrs. J. H. Elklns was hostess to Circle Four with n members and one new member, Mrs. R. E. Moore present. Mrs. W. b. Horner gave th'e devotional and the study was tauglit by Mr*. H. W. Wylie. Circle Five met with Mrs. George Pyles with Mrs. Boyd Whiltaker co-hostess. There were 12 members present. The study was taught by Mrs. B. B. Sloul with Mrs. H. N Whitls offering U>e devotional. Circle Six met at the home of Mrs. Elton Kli'by with Mrs. John Caudlll as co-hostess. Nine inem- ers attended. The study was pre- ented by Mrs. James C. Guard. Refreshments were served by th; lostesses at the close of each meet- ng. At Trie Hospitals BlytherUle HwpiUi Ismbscd: Jack Adcnns, Tomato. Walls Ho*pltal Dismissed: Miss Katie Farmer, Huffman. -Mrs B. W. Coleman, city. Mrs. Troy Wilkinson and baby, Mrs. Melvin Halsell. Mrs. Robertson Hostess To Calvary Baptist G.A.'s The World Missionary oirls Auxiliary of the Calvary Baptist church met last night at the home of Mrs. D. L. Robertson. The meeting was opened with prayer by Bonnie Glover. Dorothy Lee Rolllson, president, presided during the business session, at which time several girls studied to become a maiden or lady in waitlpK of the ct.A.'s. Following the closing prayer by Peggv Allison, the group sang the O. A. hymn. "We've A Story to Tell to the Nation." lluring Hie social hour, n surprise handkerchief shower was tfiv- | en for Barbara pruitt and Alice Ann Ledbcttcr, who ^ ere celebrating their birthdays. Refreshments were served by the hostess. Damascus, Lebanon tor a foui months vacation. Condition of Mr.s. James Barksdale, who has been ill at her home 118 West Kentucky for the pas week, is improved. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Tomtinson and daughter. Betty Lou of Houston Tex., returned to their home yesterday after having spent several days here us guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wade Jeffries. Mr. and Mrs. Adlphc Hclnlcke and tlicr relatives. They were accompanied liomft by their two year old son. Johnnie, who lins been visiting here for the past two months. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Bombolaski of Dexter, Mo. spcnl the weekend here visiting with friends and relatives. Mrs. Fred Sandefer and son, Robert arrived from Norman, Okla., to spend several weeks here as quests of her sister. Mrs. Herman Besharse and family. They came especially to. attend the senior graduation exercises ol the Blytheville High School In which Miss Patsy Besharse is a member. Condition of Miss Winnie Virgil Turner, supervisor of the elementary schools, who was admitted to Blytheville Hospital yesterday morning to undergo treatment, Is improved Mrs. W, M. Hall of Sebastlon Ha., arrived to be the guest o her lather,' C. J. Crnne and he sister. Mrs. Louise Crane Hller. Miss Mary Jo Nailers, student a Ward-Bclmont Collcirc In Nashville Mrs. James B. Clark will entertain the Town and Country Club. Thursday May Day Breakfast held at the First" Methodist Church from 6 to 9:30 a.m. The Oosncll W.S.C.S. will meet at the church at 2:30 p.m. with the District Caravan as their guests. The Double Four Bridge Club will be entertained at the home of Mrs V, S. Langdon. Mrs. Holland Alken will be hostess o the Thursday Night Club. Mrs. Richard Pritchard will be jostcss lo the Thursday Rook Club. Mrs. John Clouse will entertain the Avalon Bunco Club. The Octette Club will met *t the home of Mrs. Marvin Nunn. The L.E.W. Club will be enter- tnincd at the home ol Mrs. Alvls Harris. Mrs. Edgar P. Bonim will be hostess to the Thursday Contract Club • Mrs. Harry W. Haines will entertain the Mid-Week Club. Friday Mrs Alvin Hardy will entertain tlie c.B.C. Club Mrs. Lloyd Wliittnker will bo hostess lo Ihc Friday Contract Club. The Friday Club will meet at the home ol Mrs. James C. Guard. Civic Calendar Calvary Baptist W.M.U. Meets in Circle Groups Circles One and Two of the Calvary Baptist Women's Missionary Union met yesterday in the homes for a program meeting. Circle One met with Mrs. Leon Robertson -vlth Mrs. Mildred Belts us a visitor. Opening prayer was Klven by Mrs, J. R. Geari with Mrs Mabel Lunsford conducting a brief business session. The program consisted of a Bible studv taken from the book of Romans and was Blven In the form of » round table dis cusslon. Mrs. R. L. Smothers g»v the closing prayer. Mrs. Jack Attaway was hostes. to circle Two members and on guest, Mrs. Ton- Brown. "Hie meet- ng was opened with prayer by Mrs B. C. Germany. The business session was presided over by Mrs. B. L. Vastbinder. who also was in charge of the program. She chose us her subject. "The Bible." Those participating on the program were Mrs. H. J. Fondren, Mrs. Lncian Oaines, Mrs. Jack Attaway and Mrs. W. F. O'Nei] who pave the de- votlonaJ and offered prayer. Refreshments were served at the close of each meeting by the hostesses. .ange P.T.A. to Meet The Lange School Parent Teach ers Association will meet at th school at 3 pin. tomorrow, it wa innotinced by Mrs. Glen Ladd Th neetlng will be preceded by an xe cutive board meeting at 2:30 pjn Dentist's Wife Finds Painless Way "No more hard scrubbing on wuhday fcr me." says Mrs. A. 1. Ryan. 130 N. Oak Park Arenue, Oak Hark, Illinois. "I'« found the pamlcm way to get tlie »kitt*t cashes yo ew did xe-l lowxl New Perk S«p- fVfk'i a penny-pinchef. ton-take* a *«J k« to do a better job *»> <*»« ' med to'huy." To share Mrs. Hyao'i happy rJucowry, vwfa ye*i <ic«fae« with Perk. It's the imfy toff contacting Arniocel... does more work, tiirnt out whiter, brighter washes to do yo« prood. Get Perk today. «fHMTBJ.T, "FEMALE COMPLAINTS O/ UJOJR0IH F«*»* '"•'" „,*.«« J LTDIALPINKHAM'SSSSS.* Tuesday American Lcpion—8:00 p.m. Wednesday Kiwanls Club. Hotel Noble—12:10 .m. Central P.T.A. Board of Exccll- ves—2:30 p.m. followed with P.T.A icetlng 3:00 p.m. Girl Scout Lone Troop— 8:00 Thursday Rotary Club, Hotel Noble—12:10 .m. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors—2:30 p.m. Tenn.. participated in the sv.-tn nshlon show there In which sh uodelcd a suit she dcsipnC 1 . an made. She Is the daughter of M and Mrs. J. L. Nabers of Blytheville The executive board of the Woman's Council of the First Christian Church met yesterday at the home of Mrs. w. D. Cobb with 15 present. Mrs. Jamfs Terry was in charge of the devotional and gave an article by James L. Garden entitled, "If I Were Twenty-One." Prayer was ottered by Mrs. Lester D. Strubhar. after which Mrs. C. A Tant presided over the 'justness meeting. During the business session, plans were made for the county crippled children's clinic to be held at Ihc church on May 26. A report w«s given by Mrs. Strubhar on the student convention she attended. May 4. she also announced that Mrs. J. C. Ellis had been appointed as a member on the women's State Board ol the Christian Churches from July 1949-50. After the benediction, refreshments were served by the hostess. Miss Graham Hostess To first Baptist Y.W.A. Catherine Graham was hostess last night to the Young Women's Auxiliary of the First Uap- lisl Church. There were 13 members and two visitors attending. Miss Opal jean McDermolt gave the devotional, followed by the pro gram presented by Misses Cllffie Overman. Donna Bahanning. Christine Austin. Lounell Overman and Catherine Austin. The meeting was cloied with prayer by Miss Maxine Hill. iudbury Fifth Grade Has '/cnic at Grider Park The fiflh grade class of Sudbury School and their teacher, Mrs. E F. Fry had their picnic Friday at Orider Park with 61 attending. Following lunch. game.-; were played and later the group went to Nodena where they were the guests of Mr. and Mr.s. 3. K. Hanip- son and chuighter, Dixie. They visited their museum and were also served refreshments. Parents who attended Included Mr. and Mrs. W. n. Cnldwcll. Mr and Mr.s. J. H. Timmons. Mrs George Slihvell. Mrs. S. C. Owens Mrs. Joe Travis, Mrs. J. R. Stovall Blytheville Girl Named Regional Representative On Coffegiate Broadcasts Miss Muriel Kmidsen. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Knudsen. a junior at MacMurray College in Jacksonville, 111., has been appointed to fill the position of Midwest region epresentattve of the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System. Her appointment to the position was made early this month at the 9th Institute for Education by Radio in Cleveland, O.. sponsored by Ohio State University. Miss Knudsen has also been elected president of the Scribblers Club, organization for writers, and was a second place winner in an Informal essay division of the club's annual literary contest. Program Meeting Is Held By Calvary Baptist YWA The Young Women's Auxiliary of the Calvary Baptist Church met last night at the church for a program meeting. There were 11 members present. Those taking part of the program. "Building a Citizentry" were Misses Lucinda Cole, Jean Norman, Mary Agnes Peeplcs. Patty Graham, Mar- Yarbro Methodist were 21 members rVesleyan Service Guild Meets with Mrs. Barnes Mrs. Walter Barnes was hostess yesterday to the Wc.slcyan Service Guild, of the Church. There and three visitors present. Mrs. Barnes was In charge of the program and chose as her topic "Working Together to Build A Ciiristinn World." During the business session, tlie members voted to pledge S52 a year Tor Ihc "Advance for Christ." Refreshments were served by Ihc hostess. Mrs. Smith. Mrs. Jim Lum. Mrs. I tha Jane Wallace and Alice Priest. Muck Esiscn. Mrs. J. W. Whitworlh Dismissal prayer was given by and Mr.s. Lovel Hnll. ' Miss Norman. VACATION TOURS SALE! ITS A LONG WALK BACK HOME! 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