The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 30, 1949 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 30, 1949
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PACT FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS Society, 9 Phone 'MG1 Miss Patsy Joann Haynes WedsR. B. Hodge Sunday - Miss Patsy Joann Haynes bccam the bride of Raymond Bcnjamii ! Hodge, Jr., Sunday, August 28 a Calvary Baptist Church. The Rev. P. H. Jernigan perform ed (he ceremony at 12:30 p.m. \ Mixed summer flowers decorated the church and the altar where the young couple exchanged vows. . Mis Patty Graham seryed as maid '•of honor and only attendant. She wore a frock of navy and prlntet crepe with navy accessories. She r pinned a corsage of gardenias am pink rosebuds at her shoulder. The bride chose an Irene Karo original in ice blue satin featuring a tight fiiting bodice with tiny self covered buttons and a full skirt. She chose grey accessories to complete the ensemble. Her bridal flowers were salmon 'carnations. Eugene O'Brien served as best man. Immediately following the ceremony Mr. and Mr.s. Hodge left for Lexington, Ky. where Mr. Hodge will enroll at the University of Kentucky there and Mrs. Hodge will be n member of the senior high school class. Mrs. Hodge, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Hayucs attended Blytheville schools where she was a member of the Glee Club and other extra curicular activities. Mr. Hodge, son of Mr. and Mr.s. Raymond Benjamin tlodge, Sr. f is a 1949 graduate of Blytheville KigJi School. He was a member of the football team having served as co- captain his senior year. He was All- State center for 1948. Also active In basketball and other extra-curricular activities, he was All-State Basketball Center for 1948. Farewell Party Honors Mr. and Mrs. Connel Mr.- and Mrs. Homer Connel were guests of honor when 40 friends gathered in the Calvary Baptist Church basement last night for a. farewell party. Host for the affair wns the Winners Sunday School Class of which the Cormels are members. A whit* damask cloth overlaid the refreshment table which was centered with an arrangement of mixed garden flowers. Placed at intervals along the table were cookies with the word, 'Connel" written on them. Lloyd Ooleman gave the devotional which was taken from the 23rd Psalm. Gifts were presented to the hnn- orees and the evening was spent in- Informal entertainment. Mr. and Mrs. Connell will leave this week for Osceola where tiiey will make their home. Surprise Party Given For Mrs. Young Friday "Life Begins at Forty." This old adage holds true for Mrs. Euford Young who was honored Friday evening with a surprise birthday party, the first she has had since she was a child. Mrs. William Beard and Butord Young were hostess and host to the 23 guests who gathered at the Young home on South Franklin. In the games of the evening prizes were won by Mrs. Tom Halter, Mrs. Jerry Hearn, Mrs. Kenneth Jones, Mrs. Jack Boner, Mrs. B. A. Bugg and Mrs. Charles McDnniel. The dining table was centered with a large cake with "Happy Birthday, Lois" written on it. Gifts were presented to the honoree. Women's Groups Range from Bridge To Bunco, Exchange Recipes, Gossip Foelgners say that Americans are* a "Joining people," And their observation seems to be borne out hy the number of fraternal organizations, lodges, civic clubs and women's clubs In evidence throughout the country today. Or even by the number of clubs here in BlytheviHc ... 28 attended by women for the purpose of playing a hand or t\vo of bridge, a couple of rounds of bunco or rook, or just to ^exchange recipes. The local clubs all seem to be divided into three types—bridge, bunco or rook—with the exception of one, the C. and N. Birthday club, which ha.* a member for each month in the year and entertains for each member as his or her borthday occurs. N'ot all the clubs meet in the summertime, however when the mercury starts climbing, the attendance begins declining, so mast of the clubs are inactive from June to August. But, like cotton pickers that hurry to the fields come autumn, so do the social card players to their bridge tables. The clubs vary in age, from the Friday Contract Club, probably the Bits of News MAKKI.UiB ANNOUNCED—Mrs Bruce Wilson of Wilson was before ;t, which was organized only n January, to several clubs which claim the "oldest" title. Of all the claimants, however, only the Thursday Club can prove its contention, so the old age pennant must go to it. The Thursday Club, consisting of Mrs. Russell Phillips Mrs. J. A. Leech, Mrs. A. G. Little, Mrs. E. B. iee. Mr.s. C. W. Afflict. Mrs. B. D Hughes, Mrs. II. F. Kirshner and Mr.s. Byron Morse, has been meeting for a weekly luncheon and i> for the past 31 years. Mrs. Morse was the first hostess in November of 1918 and entertained ast year on the club's anniversary. Mrs. Hughes and Mrs, Kirshner are also charter members of the club. Most of the clubs have eight members, a convenient number for -wo tables of bridge. One has only seven members and hence derived ts name—La Petite Club. The >irthday club and Y.M.B. club, vliich doubles as a birthday and Mineo organization .have 12 members, of course. Pour clubs function with the odd roll of nine members. Every day of the week will find he society page graced with reports •f high, second and low winners in he weekly meetings, for the clubs onv one* from Monday through Fri- ay. Some of them even take their lames from the day on which they meet, such as Tuesday Bridge Club, T+ ,.,,, c Jiir , >: , FViday R<x* Club orVridny Club. ^"& ™ ££ ™\™° ^ Thursday, incidentally, is the mast j inches fell <>uoui, uircc her marriage August 21 Miss Dorothy Lee McAfee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. McAfee of Wilson. They are living in Wilson where hoth are employed at Lee Wilson and Company. Svviney-1 hompson Vows lo Be Pledged Thursday Announcement is made r<xi,iy O f the engagement 01 MLss Mary Kathryn Thompson .daughter of George VV. Thompson ami the iate Mrs. Thompson, to Richard Ray Swlney son of Mr. and Mrs c. H Swiney of Cotram, Mo. The ceremony will be pel-formed Thursday, September 1. al 7 p.m. at the home of Mrs. L R. Matthews at Yarbro. Mrs. W. L. Hushes will serve her sister as matron of honor and only attendant. Ralph Walfer will serve as best Colorado Summer Snow Amazes BlythevillePeople When It snowed on Mr. and Mrs 7. V. Scuailgli and Mr. and Mrs Franklin Atkinson last week tri •olorado, they knew no one back home would believe it. so they have newspaper clippings lo prove it. oufusing day of all for harried so- iety writers who must contend •ith such identical names as Thursday Rook Club, Thursday Bridge Club Thursday Contract ;lub, Thursday Luncheon Club and ust plain Thursday Club. Speaking of names, they range, from the sublime to the—well, here are a few: Tri-town, made up of. women from Blythevitle, Luxora, and Manila; La Nucve, Spanish for "The Nine," \vhtch betrays the number of members; "TN" for Thursday Night; Octette, also an obvious number; Y.M.B., signifying Young Matron's Bunco; L.E.W. or Lonesome Eight Wives ,and finally the C.B.C., a bunco club which kcc|is it-s name as deep a secret as sonic of the club women keep their ages. Choir OHicers Elected For Lake Street Church Mrs. Sam Godwin was elected president of the Lake Street Methodist Choir at a recent meeting. A new director, Joe Thomas, who Besides the climntlcal phenomenon, the two couples saw other sights in the Western states, including Denver. Colorado Springs, Cripple Creek and Manltou. They were flown (here and back by Mr. Sebaugh in his private plane. The couples returned Monday after the week's vacation. recently moved here from Monette, was also selected. Other officers chosen Included Mrs. O. J. Rodgcrs, vice-president; Mrs. Nettle Green, secretary, and Iverson Morris, librarian. Dr. and Mrs. Fred Hartwig of Anchorage, Alaska, announce the birth of a son, August 24. The baby, who is their first child, has been named Frederick Rice. Mrs. Hartwig is the former Miss Rice of Dlytheville. Mrs. R. L. IJeedcr and grandson, Jim, spout the week-end in Ken- Hcfl, Mo., as ciicjits of Mr. anil Mrs. Jolm Tom Reeder. Mr. anil Mrs. Don Chamblin are spending several days here us tiie guests of Mr. CliamWin's parents, Mr. and Mr.s. L. D. Chamblin. Mrs. Cha'tntjlin was before her recent marriage Anne Galloway. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd A. While and Mr. and Mrs. Dick J. White spent Sunday in Marianna as the s»i"ts of Mrs. Dick White's parents. Mr. and Mrs. C. E, Duggclt. W. A. Orrcll has returned to his home in Memphis after .spending several days !i(>rc as 'he guest of his daughter. Mrs. J. D. Isleheart. Mr. Iglphearl and children. Joe Wnllace and infant daughter, Nancy M- <"[e. Mr. and Mrs. A R. Wc-tei'kamp n;>d dmiglitrr, Terry, have returned from a week's vacation at Camp Rio Vista, Hardy. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Whiti.s of Greenfield Tenn.. have returned to their home after spending several days here with their son. Harry Newlon Whilis, Mrs. Whin's antl family. Harry Jr.. of Phrmjx. Ariz, formei-lv of Blythevilie, has arrived to make his home here with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sr. and family Mr. Peskin will be connected with Lee Motor Slles. Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Pnwrll ot Cun- alou Mo spent the week here as th« Ruest of Mr.s. Oracle Bishop. Mr. and Mr.s. OIL? Seratt and Mr. and Mr.s. Pinley Carson suent Sunday i;i Litile R/ick visiting with Glen Carson who is a polio patient at St. Vincent's Infirmary there. He is slou'ly improving. Dick Crawford of Jone^boro was the week-end guest of O'Neal Dedman and his parents. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Dedman ?nd family. Miss Jean Di-drnari will leave Wednesday fnr San 'An<-cH Texas where she will attend San Angelo Jtr'ior College. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harker snent the week-end In Jone.sboro "s the sniests of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth "'ici. O'Nc-al Deriman left Irrtay for Wynne to a meeting of the Order of (he Arrow, a secret honary order for Boy Scouts. Ke joined a group from Manila who also attended this meeting. Charles and Betty Lynn Staley of Florence, Ala., are spending several days here as the guests of Mr. and Mrs.' W. L. Moxley and family. Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Boggs will arrive here Sept. 1 from Amory. Miss., to make their home. Mr. Bo?gs will manage the Moxley Theatres in- dueling the new drive-in, The Starvue. Mrs. Pearl Hires has returner! ', from Union City, Tenn.. where she I spent several days as the guest of I her daughter. Mrs. J. W. Di'nn, Mr.; Dunn and children. She was accompanied home by Mrs. Dunn and I Search of 28 Years Ends Here As Fordyce Woman Finds Sister TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 1949 Twenty-eight, years Is a long* time—especially if you are separated from someone as close as a sister wilh whom you have accidentally lost contact. Tills Is the situation that faced Mrs. Spunk- Jnrretl of Fordyce until recently when mutual friends helped her locale this long lost sister who is a Hlythevillc resident Mrs Jarrett and her sister, Mrs R. M. Thompson of Pride Addition, are spending many happy hours now reminiscing and Just "calch- hiK up." Mrs Jarrclt and her husband left i Mississippi 28 years ago to make : their home in Furiiyoe soon after Mrs. Thompson and Mr. Thompson moved to Blytheville. In the moving about contact was lost, .incl only after much searching have the sisters found each other nRftin. Miss Daphne Strani-e, also _. Pordyce accotnrr 1M leci her grandmother to Blytheville. Miss Slran^e's mother wiio was unable to come, was at the time of the separation only a small child In a few days Mrs. Jarrett will leave for her home but both Mrs. Jarrett and Mrs. Thompson will be certain that they have one another's ar'dr^se.s .sccnrelv intact. Twenty-eight years is a litle too long to elapse between visits. Calvary Y. W. A. Meets In Priest Home Monday Miss Alice Priest was hostess to 13 members of the Calvary Baptist Y. W. A. last evening at her home for their regular meeting. The meeting was opened by prayer led by Miss Mary Agnes Peeples. Miss Luchida Cole presided over the business scr^ion and the program "A Neighbor. A Need." Miss Joy Chandler dismissed with prayer. The hostess served refreshments. PIANOS If yon are planning to buy a piano soon, either new or used, yoti should consult Beard's Temple of Music in I'aragould, Arkansas, one of the Soufh's largest and oldest piano houses. We have a piano for every purse. Prices are most reasonable and convenient terms can be arranged if needed. If you cannot come to licard's Temple of Music to make >our purchase, we will send catalogs, prices and terms upon request with no obligation lo buy. BEARD'S TEMPLE of MUSIC 209 Eo$t Main Street, Paragould Continuous Shows Box Office Opens 1 :15 Show Slarts 2:00 S:00 a.m. ISMS p.m I:JD n m LISTEN TO K1,CN TuesuVv and Wednesday children who returned to their home yesterday. Mr. and Mr.s. B. M. Yeakey, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Yeakey and Miss Barbara Yeakey of Tulsn. Okla.. spent yesterday as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Shnuks and family. They are former residents of Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Johnston have arrived from Lynz, Austria where Mr. Johnston was station for eight months. They are the guests of Mr.s. Johnston's mother.. Mrs. J. E. Crook. They are en route to Dallas. Texns. Miss Anne Crook will leave Thursday for Houston. Texas, after having been the Ruest of her mother, Mrs. J. E. Crook for several weeks. Mr and Mrs. Bernard Jaggers and daughter. Kay. returned yes- tfnLiy from Moh.-uvlt, N.Y., where they spent three weeks as the gue.sts of Mrs. Jaegers' parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Edwards. They also H-ere guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Spi-inirtree. Bill Cross Is .spending several days here as the guests of his par- en!;;. Mr. and Mrs. George Cross. -Miss Sue Hoss of Port Smith left Sunday for her home after having been the week-end guest of i\fr. Cross and h:s parents. Miss Mickey Meredith has arrived in Blytheville to make her home. Miss Meredith formerly resided in Clarksdale, Miss. Lake Street WSCS Ends "China" Studies Monday Yesterday's the last in a meeting concluded series of studies on 'China" which was being conducted by the Women's Society of Christian Service at Lake Street Methodist Church. To further Impress the Chinese rheme following the study led by Mrs. Iverson Morris, she served Chinese fried rice made from an j eld Chinese recipe. Miss Ann Carol King dressed In a Chinese costume assisted In serving. Preceding the program Mrs. Billy King conducted a brief business session followed by a scripture reading by Mrs Joe Strickland. Assisting Mr.s. Morris in the program were Mrs. George Shanks Mrs. Cecil Lusk. Mrs. L. E. day Mrs. King, and Mrs. Strickland. Mrs. A L. Regan led in the dismissal prayer. Official Name The United States has been known officially by that name ^ince the Declaration of Independence at which time the name replaced the designation of United Colonies. Trt-Mtihod Protrew Squids progress in three ways: crawling by use of tentacle*; swim- mlng forward, by use of ftns; and swimming backward, by expelling water from the mantle cavity. Ministerial Student Accepts Pastorate Here The Rev. David McPeake, a senior ministerial student at Jackson Tenn.. has accepted the call as pastor of the First Baptist Church Chapel Mission on Lilly Street, and will assume his duties, September The Rev. Mr. McPenke. who is at present minister at Mary's Chapl el at Huffman, will continue his education but will be in Blytheville for week-end services. At The Hospitals Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. C. A. Richards, City. Mrs. Fred Proctor and baby City Mrs. E. O. Cole. City. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Ruthle Mance, Tyler, Mo. Everett Cozier, Tyler. Mrs. Sain Guby, Lflboiirn, Mo Cominq Events Social Calendar Tuesday The Friendship class of First Baptist Church will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. James Lunsford, 313 Missouri with Mrs. Poy Etchieson co-hostess. | Wednesday Junior GA's will meet at home of I ;arol Ann Holt at 3 p.m. Thursday I Executive Board of the Central I P. T. A. will meet at 4 p.m. at the lome of Mrs. J. E. Stevenson, 321 Madison. . Mrs. Taft Metzer hostess to Ar- norel Home Demonstration Club Mrs. Richard Pritchard hostess to Ihursday Rook Club. i Friday The Blytheville High School Dance I Jlub will have the first dance of ! he season at the American Legion ; •lut at 9 p.m. Blytheville Rook Club will play «l the home of Mrs. A. E. Mllle. 'I 3 p.m. Dorcas Class of First Baptist Church to meet at 4 pun. at home f Mrs. M. W. Brigham with Mrs. H. L. Chambers co-hostess. Read Courier News Want Selected Short Hiilijccls Continuous Showing Every Day The Riti Theatre haj a t'rf-Konm "here mothers with frettim* b;ihics ran see and hear the show in comfort. Box Office Opens 6:45 'Show Starts 7:00 Opena Sunday I :t«; Slants 1:15 Continuous Shows Sat. A- Snn Bargain Night Kverj \ight Except Satorday No passes honored on Sunday at Roxy Theatre Tuesday and Wednesday \torcls Music" I S»l«te«l Short Subjects | Continuous Showing Ettr; ]}» Happy Days Live On... Picnici . . .trips . . . holidays . . . ihey'r* happy days! And everyone of Ihem begs you lo lake piclures. Slop in today and gel Iwo or three rolls of Kodak Film f o< r your camera . . . ond for the besl possible prinls of each'shol, relurn your exposed rolls lo us for finishing. Kodak Duaffex Camera with Kodar f/8 Lens — ll's the de luxe model of this popular, inexpensive reflex- lype camera. Hoi on f/8 focusing lens, double-exposure prevenlion feolure, flash shuller, ond a big reflex view finder. Takes Kodok 630 Films. Negalives, 2% x 2'/, inches. Only $ 19.85; accessory Flasholder, $3.33. Prices include Federal Tax. Guard's Jewelry Store HILLBILLY JAMBOREE and DANCE Leg/on Arena - Sat, Sept 3 Those Who Like to Square Dance Are Cordially Invited featuring "Smilin' Eddie Hill" and the Garrett's Snuff Variety Gang! -AMATEUR SHOW- All Types Amateur Entertainers Eligible. Those desiring to enter must register at Ihe Legion Hut Sat urday Between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Adm. - Adults 75c Children 25c (This Adm. 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