The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 8, 1950 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 8, 1950
Page 2
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MOBTWVf BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATOKDAY, t, !«•• Jane SheJUui, Society Kditoi Miss Stewart's Bethrothal Is Made Known' Today Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Slcwnrt of Blytheville are today announcing the engagement and approaching marriage of (heir daughter, Miss Barbara Ann Stewart, to James I,. "Mike" Smilh, son of Mrs. J. W. -.Smith and the late Mr. Smith of Luxora. Miss Stewart Is a graduate of Blytheville High School where she served as editor of the Clilcknsaw annual. She Is now a freshman at Southwest Baptist College, Bolivar. Mo., where she Is a member of the English and Camera Clubs, Mr. Smith is a graduate of Luxora High School and attended the University of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss. He Is now connected with the U.S. Engineers at Poplar Bluff, Mo. The formal announcement will be made this afternoon at a parly for 20 guests at < the home of Miss Stewart's grandparents, Mr: and Mrs. John A. Millers In Poplar Bluff. As each guest arrives she will be presented a miniature pastel beribboned package. Inside will be a tiny wedding ring with n price tag attached, bearing the Inscription, "Barbara and Mike, June 18th." jlsouquets of assorted pastel huec 'soring flowers will be placed throughout the entertaining rooms of the Millers' home. During the. afternoon, assortec party foods will be served from the lace draped refreshment table. . Mr. and Mrs. Stewart, who were Joined in Poplar Bluff today by their daughter:for the affair, are former Poplar Bluff residents, i Mr. arid Mrs. Stewart will return to Blytheville following the Easter holiday. ., ...... NEATLY STYLED 8480 M-52 ENGAGE- IK NT AN- OUNCBD — iiss Barbara ,1111 Stewart, a u g h t e r of Ir. and Mis> I. L. Stewart f Blytheville s engaged to a m e s L. Mike" Smith, on of Mrs. J Smith and he late Mr. mith of Lux- ra. A n n o u ncc- lent of the be- rothal is being made this af- ernoon at a ormnl party t the home of Miss Stewart's g r andpnrents, Ir. and Mrs. ohri A. Millers o f P o pIar Bluff, Mo. Mrs. Garner Honored At Layette Shower , Mrs. Hercchel Garner was honored Thursday night when Mrs. M»va- ene Wicker and Mrs. Lawrence 3arner were hostesses at the Garner home with a miscellaneous layette shower. Twenty-five guests at- .ended the affair. Bouquets of assorted spring flowers were placed In the entertaining rooms of the home, clusters oi the towers were arranged on the chair n which the guest of honor was seated for the evening. Contests and games were plnycd .hroughout the evening with prizes jelrig presented the winners. Assorted gifts were presented the honoree alter• which the served a sandwich plate with Iced drinks. Mrs. Garner was presented a gift corsage of red carnations, set in greenery, by the hostesses. Mrs. Bell Garner, mother of Mrs. Garner, was a social guest. Prayer Service Is Held at Church By Sue Burnett This .buttoned, front dress corn In a wide range of sizes, Is designed to insure a fresh, well groomed air all day long. Brief sleeves are . buttoned, the pannclled skirt Is particularly appealing. Pattern No. 8480 is a sew-rite perforated pattern in sizes 34, 36, 38, «, ,42, «, «, 48, 50 and 62. Size 36, 4 « yards of 39-inch. Don miss the Spring and Summer FASHION. This latest issue is colorful, informative,—a complete pattern magazine. Fabric news, fashion tips, a wealth of smart frocks to sew. for summer are all Included. 25 cents. ' For this pattern, send 23 cents, In COINS, your name, address, size desired, and-the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, courier News, 530 South Wells Street, Chicago 7, 111. Bend 25 cents now for the Spring and Summer FASHION. 48 pages of new styles, fabric news, special features. Free pattern printed inside the book Cominq Events 'f Social Calendar (5 Sunday Misses Barbara and Rosemary MonRghan entertaining with n reception from 3 ; to their home on Ash St., honoring Misses Vivian Taylor, Vivian Patterson and 'Reen Norrls. Easter Egg hunt for children of members of the Country Club at the club at 3:30 p.m., rain or shine. Monday Mrs. T. O. Huey entertains Lone Oak Home Demonstration Club. ~ Presbyterian Circles meet—Circle One, Mrs. Monroe Grain, Circle Two, Mrs. C. M. Gray and Mrs. Neal Gesell, circle Ttirce. Mrs. M. F. Day, Circle Four, Mrs. Lex Chamblin, Circle Five, Mrs. Elbert Huffman, Circle six, Mrs. Tom Miller and MJss Patty June Davis. Mrs. George Shanks and Mrs. C T. Shamlln hostesses for program meeting of WSCS of Lake Strccl Methodist Church. Baptist Circles Meet—Circle One Mrs. Russell Marr. Circle Two. Mrs G. V. Daws, Circle Three, Mrs. T W. Jcfferles, Circle Pour, Mrs Adolph Helnlcke. Circle Five, Mrs Pearl Hires and Circle Six. Mrs. J W. Rnydcr. • Tuesday Mrs. Herman Turner .entertain TLE Club. Executive Board meeting of th High School PTA meel.s at 2:30 p.n Oencrnl meeting with Mrs. Ale Shelby. Brest speaker at 3 p.m. Open house at newly complete Methodist Parsonage. 7 to 10 p.m. Mrs. Clarence Webb hostess t La Nueve. Wednesday Mrs. I.. E. Old hostess to Wed nesday Club. Open house at Methodtst parson ape, 120 N. Ninth, 7 to 1C p.m. Mrs, Lane Nowell entertains A A pre-Easter prayer service was conducted yesterday by members of the Womans Council ,of, the First Christian Church at the crmrch at 2:30 p.m. "The Soul's Sincere Desire" was the chosen topic with the Faith group in charge of the first chapter, "Lord Teach Us To Pray" with Mrs. James Terry, program leader, ripture for the program was tak- frcm the Books of .Luke and iUthew. Mrs. Eric Whitley, Mrs. M. Terry and Mrs. John Mc- pney assisted Mrs. Terry in the rst portion of the program. The Hope Group presented the cond iwrtlon, "Through The Ceh- rles" with Mrs. W. D. Cobb lead. Assisting with the program, ere Mrs. J. P. Oarrott and Mrs. oyce Moore. The Larger Prayer" was the jbject chosen by the Love Group the third and final portion of program. Mrs. Harry Bradley, ader, was assisted by Mrs. O. S. rowcil, Mrs. Haclley Hnys and ITS. j. c. Ellis. •/ \ '(:'• f • The meeting was r ' closed ' "with rayer by Mrs. Lester Strubhar. . The meeting was conducted In a icinl room of. the church, which as decorated with bowls from hlcli-brimmed Jonquils and spring oweis. Vari-shaded lighted tap- rs were arranged throughout the oom to provide the light for the ervice. Easter Guests Feted At Chamblin Home The Easter holiday visit of Dr. and Mis. W. D. Chamblin, Jr., was the Inspiration for a cocktail gup- per party given last night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chamblin, Sr., on West Main. Dr. and Mrs. Chamblln, accompanied by their Infant daughter, all of New Orleans, La. are spending a week here as guests of his parents. The refreshment table from which supper was served, was covered with an imported outwork cloth and centered with a .low silver bowl filled '*Hh snapdragons, tulips and Japanese Iris, all in the softest of pastel shades. Tall silver candelabra In which white tapers burned, were used on both the table and the buffet, which also held a bowl of deep red rosebuds. Vases of other Spring blossoms In pastel shades were arranged throughout the three rooms thrown ;open for the entertainment, attended by 50 guests. • • • Birthday Is Feted With Party W 18 Guests The thirteenth birthday of Mary Ann Fisher wns celebrated lost, night with a welner roast-party at the Homer Fisher home, 211 I^ake Street,, for 18 guests. Party games were played by the group after which \veiners and mar£hmallows were roasted In the backyard of the Fisher home. During the evening, the birthday- cafce, which was topped with the candy letters "Happy Birthday Mary Ann," was cut and served with iced drinks. * • * * Lucky Rook Meets In Huey Home Easter was the selected theme for the decorations of the J. O. Hi-cy home yesterdtiy when Mrs. Huey entertained the Lucky Rook Club for the'weekly meeting. Bouquets of spring flowers were arranged in the room in which the guests" were seated at card tables for the gnme, , ; " During the afternoon, high score was won by Mrs, Cecil Priest, sec- onrt high by Mr$. Freeman Huey and rooko, Mrs. W. FV'McCann. At the conclusion of the game the hostess served a salad plate. Bits of News "ountv Sinning o Be Held A Mississippi County Singing will c held tomorrow: nftcrnoon at the ijjlvary BnpHst Church In Blythc- Ille. The singing will begin nt 2 p.m. iha Beta Bunco Club. Thursday Mrs. Simtord Booue hostess to Thursday Luncheon Club. Mrs. J. A. Sallba entertnins Thursday Night Club. Thursday Rook CUrti meets with Mrs. Richard Prichnrd. Methodist parsonage open to ;uests from 7 to 10 p.m. Avalon Bunco meets with Mrs. Norman Speck. Friday Mrs. Lloyd Whltttvkcr hostess to Friday Contract. Lucky Rook Club meets with Mrs. Freeman Huey. Lake Street Methodist WSGB h»s chicken supper at church. Serving begins at 5:30 p.m. Miss Betty Dodds, Miss Florenci Moore and Miss Winnie Virgil Tur ner left yesterday afternoon fo: Newbern, Tenn., where they will be the weekend guests of relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Sam N. Lewers anc son, David, are spending the weekend ; in Memphis as guests of relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Herschel Garner will spend the weekend In Memphi as guests of relatives and friends Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Stewart are spending the weekend in Popla Bluff as guests of Mrs. Stewart' parents, Mr. and Mrs. John A. Mill ers. Condition of Mrs. E. I,. Powell who was admitted Tuesday to Bap tlst Hospital. LitUe Rock, remain serious. Her husband, Mr. Powe] and son, Paul, and daughter, Betty arc in Little Rock with her. Mr. and Mrs. Cieorge H. Greai Jr., of Columbus, Ga.. announce th birth of a son this morning in Columbus hospital. The baby, wh Is their second child, has bee named John Key. They have an other son, George H. Grear, II who Is two years old. Mr. Grear the son ot Mr. and Mrs. G. Grear of Blytheville. Miss Evelyn Jean Plgg arrive —Courier News Photo AWAITING ARRIVAL OF EASTER BUNNY Is David Lewers, 1 souths old son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam N. Lewers. David anxiously scan ue yard from the porch oi his home, 406 Park, for some signs oi th uslve bunny. Open House To Be Held . At Parsonage All members of the First Methodist Church »nd others from different churche* of the, city are invited by the church to attend op«n house to be held April 11, 12, and 13 at the newly completed Methodist parsonage, 120 N. Ninth. The building committee which Is composed of Messrs. J. W. Adams, B. Branson, J. L. Guard, J.'I* unn, B. A. Lynch, Harvey Morris, A. Nelson and Jess* Taylor seated the style, Dutch Colonial, jr the home. H Is built of red rick with white trim. The eight oom hoyse and baths I« heated by cor furnaces and cooled with «n ttlc fan. Mesdarnes W. L. Homer, W. J ollard, P. E. Black. G. W. Pyles, B Nelson and Max Reid composed he committee In charge of Inter or decorations and furnishings. Guests are Invlwd to call In al habetlcal order. Mrs. Baglcy ex plained that guests whose name jegln with A through G Tuesda light, H through M on wertnesrta light and all others Thursda light. If it Is Inconvenient for any me to come nt the suggested hour, hey may call any other night, sh ;aid. Assisting the Rev. and Mrs. Bag :ey In the oourtsies are the officer and circle chairmen of the Wo man's Society of Christian Senlc and the Wesleyan Guild. Mrs. W L. Homer, Mrs. G. W. Pyles, Mr W. J. Pollard, Mrs, W. R. Campb?' Mrs. C. A, Cunningham, Mrs - H:irr W. Hafnes, Mrs. W. Leon Smit~ Mrs. Elton Kirby. Mrs. Fred Stea< man, Mrs. Hildred Bunch, Mr Charles Crigger, Mrs. Henry Hum phreys, Mrs. R. A. Porter. Mrs. E. Old. Jr., the building commi tee and their wives and the parson age committee and their husbands ome last night from Vancterbilt 'niversity to spend the Easter holt- ays as guest" of her parents. Mr. nd Mrs. J. A. Pigg of Osceola. Mr." and Mrs. George Mulr are pending the weekend lii St. Louis s guests of their daughter, Mrs mes Brooks Cochran, Mr. Cochan and family. Mrs. Cochran and hiltiren will return to BlytheviHe •Ith Mr. and Mrs. Muir for a week's isit. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wan] left his morning for Ashevllle, N. C., here Mrs. Wnhl will attend the nternatlonal Association for Childhood Education Convention as * elegate from Mississippi County. Mr, and Mrs.'V/ahl were joined in S'est Memphis by Miss Carrie Mowery who will also attend as a deie- ;ate. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Osment will pend Enstcr Day in Memphis as ;uests of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Travis and daughter, Cynthia Jo. Howard Bailey, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Bailey, arrived Thursday :rom Arknnso.s State College, Joncs- boro. where he is a .freshman to spend Easter with his parents, Mr. •\nd Mrs. T. ,!. Builcy. Mr. and Mrs. Joe LnRile of the University of Arkansas. Fayetteville. are the weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lutes. Charles Beacham, Mac Morris and Jim Owens, all of Chicago, are the jji'ests of Mr. Beacham's cousin, Charles Roy Lutes and Ms parents. Mrs. Belle Wood will spend tomorrow In Caruthersville as guest of relatives. - - . Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow'Williams and sons of Bcnton. 111., are spending the Easter holidays: here as guests .of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Alexander, Jr., and Mrs. Mary Hays. Condition of Elizabeth Angel who underwent a tonstlectomy yesterday at Walls Hospital Is satisfactory. She is now at the home of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Angel, 2336 Birch. At The Hospital* .smlsstd; Fanny B. B«U, Manlli. Edward White, City. Robert McKerman, City. Mrs. James Wren and baby, City. Mrs. E. B. Cot, Cooter, Elizabeth Angel, City. Wall* HwpiUl Miss P«tt Byart, Clty^ Jack Robinson, Manila. Mrs. J. D. Smith, City. Mrs. C. L. Pc«y, H»ytL Ritz Shows Now at Roxy - White the RITZ THEATRE fa m. der construction thb mmmcr, y» un CD jo; JOBT bat picture* at ROXV THEATRE when «« h»e Juat ln«UUc4 AIR CONDITIONING. We will ran CONTINUOUS SHOWS titrj d»y In th, week The Best in Entertainment Ever? D»j MOVIES ARE BETTER THAN EVER" Saturday Bad Men of Tombstone with Barry Sullivan Serial "Sir Galahad" No. 13 & Sh*r< Ccmt Shonrtnt Sat- 1Z:M-11:» Redwoods Do We// BERKELEY. Calif. — (ff^— Ame tcan redwoods are found on 11 west coast. But there Is no reason why they should not do well in the east, says Prof. Woodbridge Metcalf extension forester of the University of California. Many redwoods have been transplanted in eastern states, he says. Most northerly Is found In Lima, Penna. At least four are growing in South Carolina. Cocktail Named Chomp ' LONDON —WV- Ex-sailor Eddie Hopkins Ls world's champion cock- tall maker—British version—on the strength of,« concoction named for his old boss. Lt. Commander John S. Kerans of the famous Frigate Amethyst. He won the honor and a flock of'prizes at the British hotel. restaurant and catering exhibition here. His cocktail consisted of gin creme de noyaux. grand marnler, orange cordial and angosttira bitters. MONDAY, .APRIL lOlli.. .PAID IN FULL will he shown maUnccs at Gem and nights al (he Roxy. TUESDAY, APRIL Hlh...LET'S LIVE A LITTLE will be shown at Gem on Matinee and night at the Hoxy. WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, APRIL 12-13... CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN will be shown at Gem Theatre on Matinees and nights at the Uoxy. 'This change is being made for these four days so the contractor can complete Air Condition installation at the Roxy. GEM Roxy Shows Now at Gem The Gem Theatre will be every night with continuous ih on Saturday and Sunday Saturday Strange Gamble «i(h William Bovd Serial "Radar Patrol" No. II and Short Conl. Showing S»t 1Z:3»-11:M Easter Sunday & Monday M-C-M'S T1IWE LOVE-STORY JAMES JUNE STEWART AUYSON iMETKO NEWS and Selected Short Cont. Showing Sun 1:38-11: "Soy /t With flowers" Blytheville FLOWER MART Memphis Hiwaj Phone 6002 You Are Cordially Invited To Attend H. F. SHARP, Evangelist Daily Radio Program 12:15-12:30 Weekly Sunday 8:30-9:00 A.M. KLCN ~ BIBLE You CLASSES Ar* For All Sunday 9:50 Welcome Sir. Boti Woodward Will Give These Sermons: Sunday Morning: "Essentials of Righteousness". * Sunday Evening: "Making the Bible of None Effect." WHERE CHRIST AND CHRISTIANS MEET CHURCH OF CHRIST Easter Sunday and Monday Paramount News and Selected Shorts Continuous Showing Sunday 1:15-11:00 Mrs, Biker Wilson Is Now Co-owner of '.'•:' ' 1 ' .. . ' .. <. <Tke Flower Shop Located in the Glencoe Hotel Building Mrs. Wilton, who has been associated with Th* Flower Shop for sometime, is now co- owner. She welcomes the opportunity of serving you with your floral needs and ex- tends a personal invitation tor you to com* in and see our beautiful Caster display of cut flowers and plants. 2!?<? Flower Shop Glencoe Hotel Bldg. Phone

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