The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 2, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 2, 1949
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FACT rctnr BLYTHEVTLLB (AMU OOUWEK NEWS THURSDAY, JUNK t IWf Meutl Anelia Salihi, Society Editor Phone 4461 Dessert Bridge, Shower Given for Brides-Elect *k!isfi Jane Sheddan, bride-elect of Oeorge Grinde!! Hubbard and Mist Nancy Ponder, bride-elect of Robert Dent Moore, Jr., of Pen»a- cola. Fla., were complimented recently In the first of a series of interesting events being planned for tlwm prior to their marriage. Mrs. Baker Wilson and daughter. Miss J»ne Wilson neve hostesses Jor a dessert bridge for Miss Shed- flan and Miss ponder at their home at 1509 West Walnut. Tweleve guests attended together with two lea guests, Mrs. E. R. Stuart and .Mrs. G. G. Hubbard. The tables were arranged in the living room of the home with two beliie centered with a nilirature doll dressed in a wedding gown made from a uhite lace handerkerchief. 'She presented these to the honored guests Centering another table, was a figurine of a bridesmaid, which »lie presented as a bridge prize and was won by Miss Sheddan. During the bridge games, high score was won by Mrs. Wallace Hoke with Mrs. Gerald Edwards of Dell 'receiving second high. \ A corsage of gardenias was presented *« the honorees. i Vases of pan-sics. roses and other '•nixed flowers were attractively ar- TO JOIN HUSBAND—Mrs. Richard S. Rager, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben T. Mays of Blytheville, and children, Rick and Lura Lee sailed Tuesday from New York for Wels- baden Germany to join First Lieutenant Rager, who is an intelligence officer with the Air Corp there. He is the son of Mrs. W. L. Rager of Boston, Mass., and has been stationed in Germany- months. for the past six ranged in the home. : : Membeis of the Ftrst Meihodist Church choir complimented Miss Cheddan with a kitchen shower at 'the home o( Mrs. John Caudill. "1012 West Holly. The affair, which was held on the lawn of the home, i-as attended by approximately 25 guests. f* Decorations on the refreshment 'table included the figurines of a ft ride and groom with the bride wearing an apron over her bridal grown and the groom wearing a tuxedo and a chef's hat. •• Games were played during the Evening, after which refreshments mere served. 3 Miss Sheddan wore for this oc- tasion. a tan silk frock dith matching accessories. - , • • Mrs. Besharse Hostess To L.E.W. Club, Guests :• Mrs. Jimmy Hall and Mrs. Calvin : Harrington were guests yesterday when Mrs -Howard Besharse entertained the L. E. W. Club at her home at the Veteran's Housing Quarters in Blytheville. "i During the games, high score was won by Mrs. Harrington with Mrs llvls Harris winning bunco and Mr*. Floyd Seay, second low. '; Arrangements of spring flower!, ^to assorted colors were used 'throughout the home. •*-' Refreshments of a sandwich plate Bits of News Mis. Baker Is Honored At E. L. Bennett Home LUXORA, Ark., June J. Mrs. Laura Baker celebrated her Wth 'irthday Sunday at the home of icr daughter, Mrs. E. L. Bennett of juxom. Approximately 48 guesLs at- .ended. A ba-sket • dinner was served on he lawn of the home, after which .he remainder of the day was spent nformally by the guests. Those who attended, Included, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Baker, Mr. and Mrs. eorge Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Willie Tate, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Hurron Bcttcrton, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Shoemaker, MLss Dorothy Baker, Mrs. Pauline Barton, Surprise Shower Given Honoring Mrs. Stabbs Mrs. Freddie Perry entertained labl night- with a surprise shower honoring Mrs. J. B. Stabbs. fifteen sts attended the affair which was held at Mrs. Perry's home. During the evening, various party games and contests were played v,'lth prizes being won by Mrs. Hlue and Mrs. Buck Roush, after which the honoree was presented her gifts. Refreshments of sandwiches and Ice drdtnks were served by the hostess. Bouquets or spring flowers were used in the entertaining rooms of the home. • • • Mrs. Foster Entertains Bridge Club and Guest Mrs. P. D. Foster was hostess yes- terduy when she entertained the Town and Country Club and one guest Miss Anne- Davis, al her home at 1MO West Main. Crystal and china vases filled with spring flowers were used to decorate the home. In the bridge games played, high score went to Miss Davis with Mrs. James B. Clark winning second high. A dessert course was served by the hostess. i and iced drinks were servei ty the hostess. Bridge Luncheon Is Given By Mrs. W. J. Wunderlich Thursday i . T he .' nteitained Delated Mr. ind Mri and Mrs. W. E. J. Baker Jr., Mr. fulbright's Educational Exchange Invokes Ire ot Newspaper in Moscow MOSCOW, June 2. l;Py—A sian newspaper, the Soviet R us- News 7 The Wednesday and Club members were yesterday at the home of Mrs. W. J. Wundertich with a luncheon. i. The luncheon was served at small tables arranged in the living room with each being centered with & bouquet of mixed flowers in pa«- tel shades. .- Following the luncheon, bridge jras played with Mrs. Russell Phillips winning high score for the Thursday Club members and Mrs. Harry Klrby. high score lor the Wednesday Club. Second high wa won by Mrs. R. F. Kirshner. Bennett, Charles D. Baker, Charles W. Bennett. Donald Baker. aM of Lusora .Mrs. Mabel Bllford of Memphis, Mrs. E. L. Hiter and Mr. and Mrs. Chester Hiter of Poplar Bluft. Mo., Mrs. Joeie Boyd, Tyler, Tex., Mrs. Minnie Jennings, Benatobla, Miss.. Mrs. N D. Bennett, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Bennett, L. J. Todd. Oolt. ArV.,'Mr.v Mary Wadell and Mr. »nd Mrs. Gerald Bennett, of Wynne. Mrs. Gilbert Becomes Bride of Robert Porter Mrs. Maude Gilbert of Pnragould became the bride'of Robert Porter of Jonesboro, formerly of Blytheville, in a ceremony solemnized yesterday morning at the First Baptist church in Jonesboro. Hev. Mr. Smith, pastor, of- at the single ring ceremony, the presence of close friends of the couple. Following a wedding trip to points of interest on the Gulf Coast, the couple will return to Jonesboro where they will reside at 515 McClure. Out of town people who attended included, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Gilbert of Blytheville. Mrs. Pearl Hackett, Mrs. John Gwyn and Mr. Times, has charged that the Fulbright plan Is a tool to take over propoganda and information services of Western Europe. The plan, sponsored by Sen. J. W Fulbrlght (D-Ark) provides that some money foreign countries owe the United Slates can be used for financing the exchange of student. and teachers between the U. S. anc the participating countries. Safe Looters Captured $1,692 Quickly Recovered NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 2. (/Vi—A safe at Warden's Service Station here was looted of $1,692 early today. Less than 30 minutes later the money was recovered and two men were jailed for questioning. Detectives Jones and Gilbert resorted that from a distance of about 200 feet they watched' the two men, identified as Dan Westfall and Carl E. Wiggins, run from the station. Other officers were summoned by adlo and assisted In nabbing the Uvo fleeing men. and Mrs. Scotts, all ol Paragmild. Fewer School Districts LITTLE ROCK. June 2. W> Arkansas will have approximately oiMy one-fourth as many school districts July 1 as it had a year ago. Tile State Education Department said there will be 438 districts next mpnth. The number was reduced from. 1.589 under an act adopted at the -^general election last year providing for consolidation of smaller districts. Misses Nancy and L»Neii Luckett arrived from Helena lo be the guest of their grandmother, Mi's. J. A. Luckett and iliis Ntal L>uclieU lot' several days. Condition of C, 8. Dowdy, who underwent a major operation Tuesday iiiurning at the Baptist Hospital In Memphis .Is Improved. Mrs. Dowdy is with him. Miss Jo Ann Shanks of Memphis spent .several days here with her parents. Mr. and Mis. Joe Shanks. She L< a student nurse at the Methodist Hospital in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Walton and their housegue.sUs, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Stewart of St. LouLs, Mo., etunied from Paragould where they were the guests of Mrs. Walton's sister, Mrs. Frank Hodge and Mr. Hodge. Margaret and Juanita Varbro of St. Louis, Mo., spent the weekend here with friends and relatives. They also were the gnests of their rather. Thermal] Yarbro at Mllligan Mr. and Mrs. Harry Weedman will leave tomorow morning for Baton Houge, La., to accompany home their daughter. Miss Anne Weedman who is a student at Louisiana State University. They will be accompanied to McComb. Miss., by Mrs. Joy Ross, who will be the guest of her sister. Mrs. Hugh Edward Tate. They will return home Monday. Their son, Edwin Weedman arrived home last night from the University of Arkansas, Fay- otteville to spend his summer vacation hcie. Mrs. Welch Foster lefl Memphis yesterday morning by plane for Washington, D.C., where she will attend the graduation exercises at the Naval Academy there tomorrow in which her nephew, Byron S. Bartholomew will be a member, and also the wedding Saturday of her nephev/ and Miss Jacqueline Ann Meyers of Alexandria, Va. Before returning home Mrs. Welch will go to Alexandria to attend the high school graduation exercises of her j niece. Alma Jane LeCompte. Mrs. James Hill Jr.. who has been undergoing treatment at Blytheville Hospital since suffering a heart j attack last Saturday, was able to r be removed to her home at 424 N. Ninth today. Her condtltion Is much improved. Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Black left yesterday for Nashville, Tenn., to accompany their daughter, Miss Betty Black, home Cor the summer after attending Vanderbilt University during the past year. Russell Phillips Jr., is visiting friends in Nashville, Tenn., for several days. A. G. Little is a patient at Blytheville Hospital where he is undergoing treatment for a kidney infection. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kirby have returned from Indianapolis, where they attended the auto races. Mr. and Mrs. J. Louis Cherry have returned from a 10-day vacation spent in "exas and Old Mexico. Mrs. Edyar p. Bofltm and Mrs. Geralfline Greene have returned from a visit with relatives in Evansville and Jasper, Ind. They were accompanied there by Mrs. Borum's Service To I• Held at Temple Th« JtwUh fettivtl of Ghovuol which commcaxmtw the r«v*U- tlon from Mount Siml will be celebrated tonight, 7:10 o'clock. In Tern- pie Uriel in a special service, when Pruma Gail Borowsky, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Borowtkj, Manila, will be confirmed. Vivs Borowsky wlil participate in a Divine Service conducted by her brothers and will address the congregation with a confirmation speech. Siegbert Jicdel, president of the Temple, will pi-went the confirmation diploma. Dr. Alfred Vise, rabbi, will deliver the Shovuoua sermon and the charge, »nd will pronounce the benediction. Following the services. Mr. and Mrs. Bcrowsiy will enterUta it * reception in honor of their daughter In the Temple's recreation hall. Hozarene WFMS Meets At Church tor Program The Women's Foreign Missionary Society of the First Church of the Natirene rnrt yesterday at the church with seventeen members present for their regular program. The opening prayer was offered by Mrs. Mildred Mayo, after which Mrs. Edell Thompson gave the devotional taken from the book of Jolm. The lesson from the study book, was tausht by Mrs. O. A. Dunivan and Mrs. Virginia Mayo. The meeting closed with praS'T by Mrs. Bert Trumble. Coming Events Social Calendar Mn. J. Cecil Jbowe will preterit her piano pupils in a recital In the inh school auditorium »t 7:30 p.m. The Nu Phi Mu Sorority will meet it the home of Mrs. Fred Child with Mn Pal Allen as hosteu at 1:30 p m. Quarter!;* conference business se&slon and board meeting at the •Mr-it MethodUt Church *t 7:30 p.m. Mr«. Lynn Brown will be boste&s to the Double Pour Club. BlythevUU Root club will meet at the home of Mrs. R. A. Gope- Und. Mrs. Raleigh Sylvetter will be hostess to the Thursday Night Club. Mrs. Neville Blalcemore will entertain the "Thursday Rook club. The A«lon Banco club will be entertained it toe home of Ura Norman Speck. FrM»j> The Dorcas Sunday School Class of the First Baptist Church will meet at the church at 2:30 p.m. for a business and social meeting. Hostess"* will be Mrs. J. V. Wallace and Mrs. Pearl Mires. Mrs O. O. EJlcin* will be hostess lo [lie C.B.C, Club. Mrs. Russell C. Par Kill enter tain the Friday Contract Club. In Jasper. Mrs. Maurice Sanders will return tomorrow from Chicago, 111., where she apent several days as guest of Mr. Mitchell. Her parents. Mr, and Mrs. O. J. Rogers, will go to Memphis tomorrow to meet her. Marcla Lou McGrefor la spending this week In Ripley, Tenn., as guest of her grandparents, Mr. and Mr». A. A. Newman and other relatives. Drs. Carl and Edna Nies left today for IJttle Rock where they will attend the State Osteopathic Lutheran Women't Guild Meets with Mrt. Wildy The Wonierx't Guild of the Pint jutheran Church met last night at he home of Mrs. E. S. Wlidy in Etowtkh -for • biulnesi meeting. Mrs. F. G. Relchel volunteered to buy the gold cord which will be used on the dedication booklet on • trip to Chicago with the Rev. Miessler ordering the gold fringe and the emblem for the altar cloth A box supper will be held at the home of .Mrs. Ed Troutman with proceeds to be used towards the Tgan fund. During the evening the Sunday School picnic was discussed and will be held on June 11. The menu to be served the out of tow.i guesu at the dedication ceremony was planned. Mrs. Weldosi Neoel will be hostess to the Guild for the July meeting. Following the closing prayer, refreshments were served by the hostess. a life membership pin in the 8. The group was dismissed with UM rcpe-atlnc of the Lord's Prayer. Kiwanis Club to Help Buy Home E c Equipment The Blytheville Kiwanis Club yesterday voted to contribute $25 to the home economics department of Blytheville High School, with the funds In be used for adding equipment. The donation was approved a,t the luncheon in the Hotel Noble. voted to hearing suggestions of the members as to how funds should be spent next year, but no other action was taken. Robert A.. Warren and William N Norton were guests. Regular Meeting Held By Methodist W.S.C.S. The Women's Society of Christian Service of the Lake Street Methodist church met Monday at the church for their regular meeting. Mrs. George Shanks gave the devotional, after which the Rev. Theron McKisson, pastor, who conducted the installation service for the new officers, led in player. The service was preceded by Brief business session presided over by the president, Mrs. George Stilwell. Mrs. W. L. Green, vice-president, presented Mrs. Sttlwell with mother. Mrs. Elizabeth Greene, who will spend some time with relatives meeting which will be held In the Albert Pike Hotel. Dr. Edria Nies will give the opening address tomorrow morning on the "Founding of Osteopathy". This meeting is being held in celebrf 'on of the 75th anniversary of Osteopathy. They will return home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Harris and son, Larry Davis of Ashland, Ky. ( are the guests of his mother, Mrs. W. D. Harris of Dell and her parents in Luxora. Mr. Harris will return to Ashland in two weeks and Mrs Harris and son will remain lor a six weeks visit. Condition of Mrs. Arnold Steward who Is undergoing treatment at Walls Hospital, Is Improved. Edsell Harber. arrived last night from the University of Arkansas. Fayetteville. to spend his summer vacation here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Harber. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Smith of Vanmiyi, Calif., spent several days here as guests of Mr. and MTV W. T. Harriett, Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Moon, and Mrs. F. D. Smith. They returned to tb«lr home this morning. T. E. McGregor was dismissed from the Baptist Hospital in Memphis yesterday where he lias been a patient for the past five weeks and also underwent a major operation. His condition remains the same and he Is unable to have visitors. Mr. McGregor resides at 318 South Division. At Fhe Hospitals BlrtheTille Hos^UI Dismissed: Janie Barham, Rt. 3, city. Mrs. James Hill, Jr., city. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Cora Lee Hoover, Holland, Mo, Mrs. Travis Marshall, city. Miss Carolyn Arney, city. Muriel Richardson, Luxora. Antoniette Lewis, Veterans Housing Quarters, city. Continuous Shows Box Office Opens 1:45 , Show Starts 2:00 ' A LISTEN TO KLCN V a.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:» Thursday & Friday President is Opposed To U.S. Loan to Spain WASHINGTON, June 2. (Jf}— President Truman came out today against making a government loan to Spain. He told a news conference he does not favor it, but did not elaborate. Spain has made an informal bid for a multi-million dollar loan from the government's Export-Import bank. NOTICE! Ritz Pictures Shown At Roxy Matinee Until Friday Ritz Closed In Afternoons From now unlit Friday, June 3, the Ritz Theater will b* closed Iht afternoon* to permit iu (o Install (he brand new refrigeration ajr-condilioninp system. See the Ritz pictures then at thi Roxy b*£,nnin£ at Z p.m. O course, the RUt will be open the evenings, beginning at 6:36 Box Office Opens 6:45 Shaw Starts ?:M Opens Sunday 1:»0: Starts 1:15' Continuous Shows Sat & Sun. Bargain Sight Ever? Night Except Saturday io passes honored on Sunday ai Roxy Theatre Thursday & Friday Read Courier News Want Adfl First Message The first sentence transmitted j over the telephone was uttered by j Prof. Alexander Graham Bell to ' hta assistant In an adjoining room. 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