The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 7, 1949 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 7, 1949
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1549 Society, i Phone 4461 Bet* Sigma Phi Has Meeting In Club Room ' Mr». R*y Whlttlncton was elected ^rie«-pmldent of the Alpha Alpha chapter of Beta Sigma Phi at a meeting in the sorority roon» at the "city Halt last, night. Slie succeeds Mr*. KUdred Bunch, whose resignation wai effective last night, and 'will take over the duties immediately. -; Lut nlghl'» meeting, which was conducted by Mrs. Trances Gani- inlll, president, wu the first of the -fall meetings after having adjourn? ed for ^e summer months. i Fourteen members and the dlr- '*etor, Mra. W. J. Pollard, attended ~the business meeting. ' MlM Loulw Lowerre, a representative of the International office •at Kansas City, Mo., will be In 'Blytheville September 19. and 't jw«s announced last night that a -Joint meeting of the Alpha Alpha and Alpha Delta chapters vvll] be .'conducted that night by Miss Lowerre, who will spend about two •yeeks In Blytheville assisting the "two chapters with rushing plans •i Mrs. Gammill announced the executive board of the sorority, composed of all officers, will meet Friday night to set up the sorority's program calendar. * • • * Eplison Sigma Alpha Meets At Reed Home Miss Ptggy Reid and Miss Mar' t jorie Robertson were hostesses to Epilson Sigma Alpha sorority last nfght at the Re€d home. A short huslncs meeting was con- .ducted with rush plans Tor next •month being discussed. t Following dismissal the group ^presented gifts to a sorority sister. Mrs. Ray Swiney, who is a recent brid«. . Garden flowers decorated the home. -• The hostesses served refreshments. -'• • * • Mrs. Caudill Is Hostess .To Tri-Town Club Mrs. Garrard Caudill was hostess [to the Trl-Town Bridge Club and -four ruests yesterday at her home. ;-.. Guest* attending were Mrs, Rex CasUeberry, Mrs. John Caudill, Mrs. Harry'A- Halnes and Mrs. E. M. Terry, Jr. \ In the games Mra, Terry won thigh, and Mra. John Caudill second high. Mixed summer flower* In variation decorated the entertaining '.roonu. ; - Ths hoateM served a dessert Bits of News iDogwood Club Meets tFor Yearly "Splurge" I BccaUH of numerous sales and ..activities the Dogwood Home Demonstration Club found It Impossible to plan ita annual trip to points of Interest thti year so Instead they put their yearly "splurge" into a ;itealc supper «nd theatre party. , Rustic Inn WM the scene last nfjiht for the aflair with 33 members attending. Following supper toe group attended the theatre. • The money for the club's annual •«vent is made by assisting in community activities such as suppers and horse shows. < Mrs. J. T. Hipp Is president of the club. Miss Higginson Hostess To G. E. 0. Club, Guests Miss Wilma Douglas and Mrs rDiclc Milis were guests of the O I*. O. club when it met at the .home of Miss Dorothy Higginson .Monday night. In the bridge games Miss Doug;Ias won high, Miss Jettye Clairt .Huffman, bridge. Roses decorated the home. Miss Higgjnson served a dessert course. Adkisson Reunion Held, :17S Members Attend ; Kentucky Dam, near "paducah was the scene Monday of the Ad- k>sson family reunion at wlch ap- 'prorimately 175 were present. " *" s '"e f'rst time in 30 year have hi.'. " I1ne " maimi >B childre,' ..h»ie been together. Missouri, Ar - Kegular Meeting Held By Lake Street W.S.C.S. Mrs. John Deal was cuest Monday afternoon of the Women* Society of Christian Service of the Lake Street Methodist Church at their regular meeting at the church at 2:30. Mrs. C. M. Baxter led the opening prayer. Mrs. Billy King, president, presided over the business meeting at which 15 members were present. The following were selected and attended the fall seminary at Marked Tree Tuesday afternoon: Mrs. King, Mrs. George Stllwell. Mrs C. M. Baxter. Mrs. c. T. Shambiln, Mrs. Don Lutz. Mrs. Linza Harrison and Mrs. Ivoraon Morris. ' Mrs. stilwell dismissed the group with prayer. —Courier News rhoto TO SING AT FASHION SHOW—Members of the Dell Kiwanis Club last night heard the premiere of the Blytheville High School Chorus when three three singers appeared at the club's fish fry. The trio will be heard in specialty numbers nt (he fashion show Friday in Hotel Noble. The fashion show Is sjx>nsored by the Women's Junior Service Auxiliary. Pictured at the piano is Miss* Mary Jo Eaton, daughter of Mr., ...... _ and Mrs. Coady Eaton, but it inis i Half Moon W. 5. C. 5. group. Mrs. John Caudill was accompanist at Dell and will be for the numbers presented by the trio Friday. Others pictured are: Mary Mar- [aret Auten, daughter of Mrs. Mae Auten, center; and Miss Vivian Taylor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hnrman -Taylor, left. Not In the picture; but responsible for developing much of the girls' talent, Is Mrs. J. Wilson Henry, director of the Blytheville Jligh School's Choral Department. The trio Is a group from the Choral Department, along with Glee Club for boys and girls. Miss Eaton is the first soprano. Miss Auten, second soprano and Miss Taylor the alto. All are fourth year music students, and seniors nt Blytheville High School. Calvary Baptist Circles Meet Tuesday Night The Business Women: Circle three and four of Calvary Baptist Church met Tuesday night at the church with ]9 members and one new member, Mrs. Vcra Rhoda present Mrs. J. rj. Widncr presided nver the business meeting which pre- Tiie Womeiis Society of Christian Service of the First Methodist Church at Hair Moon met yesterday at the home or Mrs. R. L. Hawkins with eight members present. The hymn, "My Faith Looks Up To Thee," and reading of the scripture by Mrs. Hnwkins opened the meeting. Mrs. D. F'. Gay. program leader, assisted Mrs. O. N. Mitchell, Mrs. H. c. Buck, Mrs. C W. Garrigan. and Miss Mary I.ightfoot presented the program. "Our Faith." Mrs. W. R. Llghtfool, president, presided over the business meeting. The group was dismissed with the repenting of the Lord's Prayer in unison. Tile hostess served refreshments. Coming Events Social Calendar Thursday Mrs. J. Merrill Jontz will be hostess to the Double Four at her home, 11C8 Chickasawba at 1 p.mA Nn Plii Mil rush party at home of Miss Jane Shelton, 1520 Walnut at 8 p.m. Mrs. George Saliba, Jr. hostess to Thursday Rook Club. Avalon Bunco Club meets with Mrs. Bii=s Kittinger hrvste. c s. Fidelis '.-glass of first Baptist Church at 7 p.m. tor steak supper with Dr. Edna Nies hostess. Mrs. Roy Woods and Mrs. C. S. Baggctt 'will be co-hostesses. Friday Mrs. Alvin Moore hostess to C. B. C. Club. Friday Rook club will meet with Mrs. F. E. Rector at 2 ceded the Bible study. Plans for the Dixie Jackson Week of Prayer which will be commemorated next week were made. Mrs. Mark Anrierson gave the devotional. "" Prayers were led by Mrs. [,udmi Gaincs and Mrs. p. H. Jerrican. Refreshments were served following dismissal. Paul E. Dietrich has returned to his home In Op«lousas, La., after a week's visit here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Dietrich. Mr. and Mrs, J. o. Boonc and son of Greenwood, Miss., have returned to their home after having spent several days here as guests of Mr. and Mra. Cecil Priest and family. Mrs. James Arthur Frazirr. Jr.. and son, James Arthur, III. of Charleston, Missouri., are spending several weeks here AS guests of Mr. and Mrs. Neville Blakemore. Mrs. Byron Barthlomew, Mr. and Mrs. Amil Tipper and daughter, Ester of Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Barker of Poplar Bluff and Miss Ruby Homer of San Diego. Calif., spent Monday here as guests of Mr. and Mrs. w! S. Lnngrton. Mr. and Mrs. George W. Wagner and three sons of Indlnnopolis, Ind., Mr. and Mr.s. Edward Wagner and daughter. Eddy Sue, and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wagner of Brinkley. Lawrence Wafincr of St. Louis and Mr.s. Gregory Zohncr of DeSoto. Missouri., returner) to their honirs Monday after having been the week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs Frank Wagner and family. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Carter returned Monday nfeht from Little Rock where they visited Anne Carter who is a polio patient at St. Vincent's Infirmary there. Antic's condition is Improved. Miss Jn-nlta Eberdt left Tuesday for Hendrix College at Con- wav where she will enroll as a sophomore. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Van Cleve motored her over. Miss Laura Swain left today for St. Louis where she will attend Washington University. Her mother Mrj. Ella Matthews, motored her there. Miss Swain, who will be a Junior, went early to attend rush week. Mr. and Mrs. Neal Gczell have returned from a week's stay In West Miami Beach, Florida, where he attended to business. Darrel Williams of Dallas. Texas. Is spending several days as pv^st of his aunt. Mr. R. H.' Klrby. and Mr. ::lrby. Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Conway left Monday night for St. Louis for several days visit. Mr. and Mrs. Frank. McDonald and daughter, Frances, or Dallas, Texas, are spending several days here as Ruests of Mr. »nd Mrs. Gus Eberdt. Mr. and Mrs. Randall Hawks arrived home Tuesday from Camp Rlo Vista at Hardy spent the summer. where they Mrs. Stanley Needham and children. Gary and Barbara Ann. left Sunday for their home In Galveston. Texas, after having spent several days here as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Milford Miller and other relatives «nd friends Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Clnonister of Walnut Ridge are visiting In Blytheville this week, following :heir return from a business trin lo St. Louis over the weekend. They tlso attended the ball game there Saturday. Mr. Chrnniste re.sided in Blytheville. Yarbro Wesley an Guild Meets at Abbott Home Mr«. Paul Abbott was hostess to 18 members and two guests, Mr«. Rudolph Lambert and Mis. Herbert Mulltns, of the Wesleyan Guild of the Yarbro First Methodist Church Monday night at her home. Mrs. Calvin Holllngsworth gave the devotional. Mrs. Elzie Wheeler conducted the l.rogram with Mrs. Denny Hammond discussing "What Religious Experience Can Mean To You." In the brief business session election of officers was held with Mrs. Charlie Krulz being selected the status of women; Mrs. Johnnie Johnson, secretary of missionary education and service; and Mrs. Milton Bunch, spiritual life leadership. Mrs. Lambert became a new member of the group Refreshments were served following dismissal. At The Hospitals Blyllitvlll,. Hospital Dismissed: Sharon Kay Hicks. Holland. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Kenneth Richardson, Yarbro. Mrs. Mary Hardesty, Armorel. Jack Marsh, Jr.. cily. Mrs. Auvern Connell and babies City. Mrs. W. T. Rainwater, and baby City. Mrs. joe Evans, City. Doris Ray. Caruthersvillc. Mrs. Thomas c. Beasley, Steele. Shirley May Sets Sights on Another Try at Channel DOVER, tng., Sept. 7—or,— Shirley May France, red-eyed, itrtng-halred and tired, said today she will have another try at s»lm- tnlng the English Channel. "It beat me yesterday, but I am sure ! can get across next time," said the 11-year-old Somerset, Mass., schoolgirl. She does not know when "next lime" will be, but it may be in a year or two. Shirley May was pulled out of the water yesterday afternoon after she had tried courageously (or JO'.i hours to swim from France to England. She was hauled out at a point estimated to be six miles Jrom her goal, a very cold, but determined girl. "I am very disappointed," Shirley May said after a warm bath and shampoo to take the grease out of her hair. "It was the first five hours of the swim that beat me," "Those awful, chopping waves washed the grease Horn my shoulders and after that, of course, I got cold quickly. "I wonder what could have happened if I had had a good day, anyway. I am sure I call do ft." The'girl's immediate concern Is to get home as promptly as possible. The school term at Somerset started yesterday. Monthly Meeting Held At Christian Church The regular monthly meeting of the Workers Conference of the Sunday School of the First Christian Church met last night, at the church building. The following appointments were made by the conjerence: Boycc Moorej assistant secretary to Mrs. O. A. Barham in the Adult Department; Miss Nenl Luckett, secretary of the Junior Department of the Sunday School. Mrs. Albert Taylor will assist Mrs. Sam Hanley in the beginners department. Mrs, A. H. Wetenkomp was appointed lo piny for the devotional services in the Beginners Depatrment. • Sunday School superintendent Eric Whltely discussed plans for a return Sunday from vacation for all r formerly Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Tredaway and son, Adrian Earle, of Olive Branch, Miss., left Monday for their home after having spent several days here as guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. V. Tredaway. Kenneth Pruitt left today for Arkansas State College at Jonesboro where he will be a student. Miss jeanine McGee and Miss Dorothy Mizell will leave tomorrow for Jonesboro where they will enroll at Arkansas State College. Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Scherer will motor them there. Joe and Tom Walls left Tuesday for Columbia Military academy where they will be students. They are the sons of Dr. and Mrs. J M. Walls. Condition of B. p. Graham who was removed to his home Sunday from Walls Hospital is much unproved. Mr. Graham was injured in a Kiwatiis baseball game Friday night. Mr, and Mrs. Joe Burnett of Kansas City. Mo., are spending the week here as guests of Mr. Bilr- nette's mother, Mrs. L. M. Burnette. % Mr. and Mrs. Wagner Adams and daughter. Linda, and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Williams spent Sunday in Brownsville, Tcnn. Mrs. Dora Lowery, of Brownsville, who had been the houseguest of her daughter, Mrs. Adams, for two weeks accompanied them there. Jan Finklea returned Monday to her home in Memphis after having spent the month of August here as guest of her grandmother, Mrs. John Smotherman. Condition of Mrs. Bill McClure who has been a patient at Walls Hospital for several days is satisfactory. 1 Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Little have returned from an extended trip through the West. Howard Bailey left this afternoon for Arkansas State College. Jonesboro. W'here he wil(, enroll as a freshman. Mr. Bailey, who was 1949 band president, will attend school on an Honor Music Scholarship. He wps accompanied by Clayton Priest who will also enroll as a freshman. They were motored over by T. J. Bailey. R. A. Friend left Sunday for the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Phillips are spending two day in Memphis. Miss Betty Wuodson left Saturday for the University of Arkansas where she will be a senior. She was motored to school by Bob McHaney and Mrs. John C. McHnney who visited her son. Jack McHaney and family in Morrilton. Miss Mary Sue Daniels of North Little Rock is spending several days ^ere as guest of Miss Katharine Westbrook J. L. Westbrook, Robert Purtle, Paul Westbrcok and Jan Raydcr returned Monday night from St. Louis where they attended the baseball games. Mrs. Steadman Hottest To Guild Monday Night The WeslM'an Guild of the First Methodist Church met Monday night at the home of Mrs. Fred Steadman with H members and one guest present. Devotional services were led by Mrs. Elbert Johnson. Miss Georgia Arce led the program discussion of "Mission Fields of Cuba." Miss Arce. who is a native Cuban. Is Spanish teacher at the local high school. Mrs. Roy Bagley. Mis. J. W. Woollums, and Miss Arce became new members. Miss Mary Montgomery was guest for the meeting. During the business session Mrs. Vance Henderson was elected vice- president. A kitchen committee composed of Mrs. Mildred Bunch and Mrs. Johnson was appointed for the covered dish supper scheduled for September 17. Following dismissal a dessert course was served. Dell Kiwanis Club If Host at Fish Fry About 65 Kiwanians and members of their families attended the Dell club's fish fry last night in the school cafeteria and the Dell Club received from representatives of the Jonesboro Kiwanis Club the travelling gavel which fs being circulated among clubs in Northeastern Arkansas. The Dell Club will take the gavel to the Rector Kiwanis Club Monday. The presentation of the gavel was made last night by President Keaster of the Jonesboro club. As a feature last night's program in Dell, Mrs. Mavis Settlemire Introduced members of the Girls' Trio of the Blytheville High School Chorus. The girls sang: "Moon- glow," "Margie," and provided background music for Harry Fritzius. Jr., In an arrangement o f "Some Enchanted Evening." Mr Fritziua presented several solo numbers. Black as Night.. .Fashion Right kansas, Illinois and Kentucky, were among the states represented Following the picnic lunch thr group spent the afternoon making pictures and informal entertainment. Attending from Blytheville were Mr. and Mrs. E. c. AdktMon, Mr and Mrs. Eugene Brown. Mr and Mrs. Tince Adkisson. Mr and Mrs R. L- Adkisson and Mrs. A P Bowlds. sister of R. L. Adkisson Unusual Gifts You'll find a delightful array of unusual gifts al the l.incn & Cinlatn Shop. Kxciuisile, hand-painled lamps rlemil- asse, figurine, and rxividoir lamps; many, many lovely linens bearing such important names as Leacock, Kieldcresl, (he Simfex. Come in and look around tomorrow. See Our New Shipments of Entirely Different Curtains LINEN & CURTAIN SHOP Mrs. C. A. Hovey 108 South First Street Telephone 815 SAVE HALF PRICE on imndcr-icorking hormone cream TUSSY BEAUTY PLUS jar now large* 5 jar now * 2. 50 oil priea pltu kM Krpp your *Vm looking young and lovely with famoi Beauty Plui cream. Thi* icienlific hormone erf am i toon for every over-30 sVm 1 jf f.VERY OL>CE contain* _,/ ° r (fr Jr jA _' TIMI 0X11 F.YKRY 10.000 aciive units of t dynamic hormon* ingredient. Thin important ingredient i« actually absoibed by your sic in. VATCH HOW faulty Plti? vorlt* on laripw Tine*, riryneM •nri (autn'Bt . . . IMVM vour *kin youngrr looVin^. fresher, ;moother! G*< Mrwal >«le.pric*H jars Way. WOODS DRUG STORE 221 West Main Street Here is Westporl's new fall style in soft black suede ... keynoting the popular fashion of the season . .. smart, dark, and comfortably low heeled. Blytheuille Rrkansas AT PENNEYS ON SALE Tomorrow 9 a.m. NEW LOW PRICE Penney's Famous Miss Prep Roy on PANTIES For Girls -NOW- 29 c pr White-Pink 2 thru 6 You've hcen buying Utem for years at a much higher price— FIRST QUALITY teacherf. and pupils. A goal committee consisting of Mrs. J. c. Ellis, Si-., chairman' assisted by Mrs. J. p. Carrot t and Mrs. Harry Bradley, was appointed. R.A.F. Orphans Enjoy Holiday BRUSSELS <AP>— A second contingent of 50 B.A.F. orphans has been invited to spend holidays in homes found for them bv the Belgian Air Force Welfare Section in Belgium. They will stay one month. A third contingent of 50 children, will follow one month later. ml TH1ATRI BY REFRIGERATION Continuous Shows Box Office Opens 1 :45 Show Slarts 2:00 )ll a.m. r;:45 p.m 4:3U p m. LISTEN TO KLCN . Lasl Time Today Shock Proof wlt'i Cornel Wilde and Patricia Knight Sclcclcd Short Subjects Continuous Showing Every Day The Hit* Theatre has a Cry-Room where mothers with freltinr babies can see and hear Hie. show In comfort. Box Office Opens 6:41 Show Starts 7:00 Opens Sunda; 1:00; Starts 1:1J Continuous Shoves Sat. <fc Sun. Bargain Night Every Night Kxcept Saturday No passes honorfri on Sunday at Rosy Theatre Last Time Tonight Isn't It Romantic with Veronica T^fca and Palric Knowles Continuous Showing Every Daj Selected Short Subjects Thursday At Friday PmmnfLM present '. * EDWARD G. ROBINSON . GAIL RUSSELL JOHN LUND Selected Short Subjects Continuous Showing Every Day THURSDAY & FRIDAY BRANDING THEIR OUTLAW NAMES ...INTO THE FIERY FAME OF THE WEST! fcretopli? by MAURICE GERAGHTV t MELVIN LEVY • Produced by LEONARD GOLDSTEIN Directed by GE08GE SHERMAN • A imVEKSAL-WIERHATIONAl. PICTURE Paramount iS'cws & Selected Shorts Continuous Showing Kvcryday

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