The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 11, 1950 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 11, 1950
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PAGE FOUR Socteht New* Jan* Sberton. beiton. 8oei«tr Editor § Phont 4461 i Ham Radio Relays 'Easter Message ,,To Mrs. Wilson . The proverbial Easter bunny presented a rather unusual Easter gift to Mrs. B. B. Wilson. His gift was ' a conversation by "ham" radio with 'her son, Lt. Bennett "Dick" Wilson, who is stationed with the 20th Air Force on Okinawa, 12.000 miles away. Mrs. Wilson said (he call was re- 'layed by telephone from Memphis .with the reception being satisfactory. The call ^Yas received fit 7 a.m. Blytheville time. Lt. Wilson said it \VBS Sunday night on Okinawa. Lt. Wilson was graduated from Scott Air Force Base, Belleville, 111., ;and left last September for Okinawa .for 15 months duty with the 20lh ••Air Force. ' This Is the second time Mrs. Wilson has talked with her son on the Island. Lt. Wllsnn plans to return •to the United States In November. . Mrs. Wilson's other children, John Bruce Wilson and Miss Mary Emily Wilson spent the Enst"r holidays wllh their mother. Mr. Wilson Is a student at Arkansas State College, :Jonesboro. Miss Wilson, who makes her home In Memphis, was accompanied to Blvtheville by Sydney Relger also of Memphis. Combined Meet Held at Church A combined group meeting of the iWomen's Council o* the First Christian Church was held yesterday at / the church with a 1 o'clock rf luncheon preceding the regular meeting. Hostesses for the occasion were Mrs. Russell Hnys. Miss Nea .-Luckett, .Mrs. John McHaney and Mrs. J. W. McHaney. Following the buffet style lunch- .eon, the 17 members were presented ;a program; study lesson, "Japan 1 " by Mrs. J.-P. Garrott. Following the ^program, postmark packages were auctioned off by the group. Friends 'from different sections of the coun- '-.try contributed .gifs bearing out town postmark's to" be auctioned of: with the proceeds to; be used for some work of the group. Mrs. C. A. Tant presided over business session after which the benediction was pronounced. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Bits of News TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 19SO LADY OF THE REALM—Chosen .0 represent Blytheville nt the Mem- ihls Cotton Carnival, May 9-14, is s Betty Black, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Farnsworth E. Black. The announcement of Miss Black's se- lection was made yesterday by Mayor Doyle Henderson. The selection was made by a secret committee Miss Black will be sponsored for the week of carnival gaiety by the city. Mrs. W. O. Anderson has been ad- mtlod to Blytheville Hospital where she will undergo treatment. Her daughter, Mrs. James Dell 01 Stuttgart Is with her. Miss Annette Whistle returned to Fasslfern, Uendersonvlllc, N.C., yesterday after spending two weeks here as guest of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. C. H, Whistle. Miss Whistle, who had been HI for the past several nays at her home, was motored to Memphis yesterday by Mrs. R. G. Edwards and Mrs, Mavis Set- tlemlrc where she left by plane for school. Mr. and Mrs. John Moses and family o( Mounds. III., were the weekend guests of Mrs. Moses 1 parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Shibley and sisters, Misses Josephine ami Ginnle Shlbley, and brother, A. G Jr., who was home for the Easter holidays from Tulane, New Orleans. Jimmy Lowe has returned to Washington University, St. fxjuls. after being the holiday guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Cecil Lowe and brother. Jerry. Tt was announced today that Jimmy has received a bid to Phi Eta Sigma fraternity, an honorary freshman male fraternity. Students are admitted on a 2.5 or better grade average. . Condition of Mrs. M. L-. Hawkins who underwent a major operation yesterday at Walls Hospital Is satisfactory. Mr. and Mrs. Fielder Perry and vlr. and Mrs. B. H. Williams returned yesterday afternoon from a vcek'.s vacation In the Rio Grande Valley, Texas, and points of Interest in Mexico. ' Mr. and Mrs. Gene Osselmeler of Arkansas State College, Jonesbaro. were the weekend quests of Mr. and Mrs. Ossehneicr's parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Howard of Dell. Walter Goforth,has been admitted to Kennedy General Hospital. Memphis, for treatment and observation after having been 111 nt his home In Blvtheville for two weeks. Condition of Mrs. J. C. Ellis. Jr., who recently underwent a major operation at Memphis Baptist Hospital, is satisfactory. The Rev. Georie Fhillif* Kentucky Pastor Begins Baptist Revival Services Del I WSCS Has^Meeting Mrs. Lester Gill and Mrs. C. I Dunnaway were hostesses last nigh , to 28 members and seven guests o the "i Dell WBCS. Mrs. Carlos Dea met, as a. new member with th group. The program "Youth, Our Part nets In Kingdom Building" was dl reeled by Mrs. Gill and Mrs. Charle ' Kennett. Harold Dixon, accompanied b Hoble Gill, Jr., presented a vocu selection, after which Mrs. Mavl Settlemlre, president, conducted business session. 4 An election of officers was hel with Mrs. Settlemlre reelected as president. Other officers elected v were vice-presient, Mrs. W. O. Campbell; recording secretary, Mrs. R.. G. Edwards; and treasurer, Mrs. ! Curtis Duncan. Secretaries elected were promotional, Mrs. E. H Hall, -missionary education, Mrs. R. A. Greenway; Christian social relations, Mis. O. E. Kunnicutt; student work, Mrs. Noble Gill; youth work. Mrs. James Tidwell; children's work,- Mrs. Kennett; spiritual life. , Mrs. R. B. Crawford, literature and r publication, Mrs. H. R. Crawford, Jr.; supply work, Mrs .Arthur Pcn- '. ter; status of women, Mrs. E. L. > Shepparrt. Circle chairmen elected were Mrs. ^ Kennett, Mrs. Hunnlcutt, Mrs. • Greenway and Mrs. Hall. " . Following adjournment, the hostesses served a salad plate. • Armorel WMS Has Special Program Fourteen members of the Armorel WMS met yesterday nfternuon al the church for a Royal Service program, "Presses at Work for Goci." Mrs. N. O. Patterson wns In charge ol the afternoon program which was opened with a devotional presented by Mrs. Henry Berry. Mrs. C. G. Elliott presented the "opening discussion, "The Place of the Printing Press." This was followed with a discussion, "We Need a Publishing House In Nigeria" by Mrs. W. L, Smith. "Behind the Bamboo Curtain" was the topic chosen by Mrs Adrian Russell for her talk. "Ten Million Bibles for Japan" wns discussed by Mrs. Charles Brown after which the "Despcratfi Ncerl Reading M a tier lu Europe 1 ' was presented by Mrs. Frank May, Mrs Hoy White concluded the program with the talk, "What Can We Do to Keep Presses at Work for God?" The closing prayer wns given b; Mrs. H. S. Rebstock after whici refreshments were served. Events Social Calendar Tuesday Open house at newly completed Methodist Parsonage. 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday Mrs. M. O. Usres' and Mrs. C. A. Nelson entertaining Chapter "N" of PEO at the Usrey home for p.m. luncheon. Mrs. L. E. old hostess to Wednesday Club. Open house at Melhodfst parsonage, 120 N. Ninth, 7 to 10 p.m. Mrs. Lane Nowell entertains Alpha Beta Bunco Club. Surprise Party -o! lows Egg Hunt A surprise prtrty honored mem jers of the first grade room o Mfss Elizabeth Hatstenrt of Lnng School Friday afternoon following :he annual Easter egg hunt. Pamela Crafton. daughter of Mr and Mis. Rupert. Crafton, serve' cake and ice cream to the member of her class. The lar^r white caki was made in the shape of a laml with harmonizing decorations ar ranged around the base and cdg of the cake. Harold P. Sharp, Jr., son of Mi and Mrs. H. P. Sharp, presented th group with individual cakes mnr in the form of nests holding var hned jelly beans, representing th bunny's eggs. To complete the party, group pic tures were mnde- At Trie Hospitals IValls Hospital Dismissed: Mrs. Cecil D. Connell and bab City Mrs. Doyle Turner, City Frank Randolph, Keiser. Calvary Circles Have Meetings VChrist Is Counting on Me" was le theme ol the meetings of dries One, Two and Five of Calvary •aptisl Church yesterday when the lircles met In homes of the mem- ers. Mrs. Henry McCain vvn.s hostess o members or Circle One ami one uest, Mrs. Alice Green. Mrs. V. L. Jastbincier presiclecl. over the 'm'ect- ng with Mrs. Buck Germany cll- ectlng the program. Mrs. Qemm- y opened her portion of the pro- rnm with a devotional after which \Ir.s. Mandie Widner, Mrs. George Vorx and Mrs. Henry McCain presented discussions of the program heme. During the meeting prayers vere led by Mrs. Fate Bratton and Mrs. McCain. Circle: Two met with Mrs. James Rambo with Mrs. Bam McGcc opining Hie meeting with prayer. Mrs. :f. J. Fondren presided over the neeling d\iring which time Mrs. GeraldinD Hindi \vns elected mission study chairman. Mrs. R. E. Smothers was In charge of the program which was opened with n devotional by Mrs. Jack Attnway. Those participating on the program were Mrs. Dairy! Lunsford. Mrs. Eva Louis. Mrs. Inez entry and Mrs. H. J. Ponclren. Mrs. Luclan Gaines closed the meeting with prayer. Two new members, Mrs. H. W. Hatch nml Mrs. L. V. Marr and one guest, Mrs. L. D. Gates, met with members of Circle Five at the home of Mrs. Vernon Gean. Mrs. Harold Cavasher led the opening prayer after which Mrs. Ooan presided over the business meeting. Those participating in the pro- pram discussions were Mrs. Cecil Jackson. Mrs. Wcodrmv wilder, Mrs. p. H. Jerntgnn and Mis. Porter Miller. Prayers were led by Mrs. Gean and Mrs. Marr during the the afternoon. At the conclusion of each meeting the hostesses served party foods. Meetings Held . By Baptist Circles Circles of the First Baptist Church met yesterday afternoon in the homes of members for H business and program meetings. Mrs. Alvln Huffman, Jr., was hostess to seven members of Circle One. Mrs. Leslie Moore led the opening prayer after which Mrs. E. E. Stevens taught the lesson. The meeting was closed with prayer by Miss Cordelia Wilhit'e. Circle Two, * with 13 members present, met at the home of Mrs. G. V. Daws. The opening prayer was led by Mrs. H. H. Brooks after which Mrs. CAS. Lemons taught the lesson. Mrs. Ebb Carson dismissed the meeting with ^ prayer. Circle Three met at the home of Mrs. T. W. Jefferies with 10 members and one guest present. Mrs. Theodore Logan led the opening prayer. The lesson was taught by Mrs. C. E. Evans after which the meeting was adjourned "with sentence prayers. Mr.s. Adolph Heinlckc was hostess at her home to nine members and one ,new member of Circle Four. Mrs. Albert Endcrlin was the new member witli the group. The meeting was opened with the group repenting the watchword and the Lord's Prayer. Mrs. C. W. Aflllck taught the lesson. Mrs. pearl Hires and Mrs. George Ingram were hostesses to nine members of Circle Five at the Hires home. Mrs. W- E. Buchanan opened the meeting with prayer after which Mrs. W. Marion Williams taught the lesson. Mrs. M. W. Lewis led the closing prayer. Circle Six met at the home of Mrs. J. W. Rayder with \7 mem- The Rev. George Phillips, piistoi of the First Baptist Church of London, Ky., arrived In Blytheville yes terday to begin a two-weeks revlva at the First Baptist Church. The revival Is a part of an evan gelisttc crusade being fostered b; Southern Baptist Churches west o the Mississippi River, and it go under way in Blythevllle Sunday. C. S. White, minister of musl and education at the First Baptis Church, will direct the music dur s the crusade. The Hev. Mr. Phillips Is » grad uate of Georgetown Baptist Colleg and Southern Baptist Seminar: and according to the Rev. E. ( Brown, pastor of the First Baptis Church, is recognized as one of tl outstanding young pastor-evange lists in Kentucky. Services at the Blythcville Fir Baptist Church are being conduc ed daily. At 1:25 a.m. a 3Q-m!nu service is conducted. Evening se vices begin at 7 p.m. with the Sun day S:hool at Night program, pri to the 7:30 p.m. worship services. Snecial nights are being observed' during the meeting. Last night was family night, and tonight will give emphasis to the Intermediate church workers. Wednesday will be Sunday School night; Thursday, choir night; Friday Is Chapel Night. The series is a part of a simultaneous crusade for Christ being conducted In B 000 Baotist Churches, including 20 in Mississippi County. Clararriae Turner, Met Contrglto b Be Presented Here on April 18 The last In a series of five con- ert performances presented this >t*r under the auspices ol the Bly- levllle Civic Music Association will ! conducted at 8 p.m. April 18. Miss Claramae Turner, contralto f.the Metropolitan Opera am the *n Francisco Opera companies, ill be presented at the American Legion War Memorial Auditorium R. A. Porter, president of the mule group, said today that since membership in the association was losed after a week's enlistment, eweomers, guests in Blytheville and ut-of-town concert goers could ob- ain tickets for the performance t the door. Miss Turner has attained oon.sid- rable renown as an actress as well as t singer. Her debu' at the Met was only about four years ago, but icr career as^soloist began jn a hurch choir In Eureka, Calif On >}BO and Mutual networks she has ,ung leading roles on the "Great ^foments of Music" and "Let's Go o the Opera" programs, and "Nea- iolitan Nights" Is listed among her jrchestral appearances. She has recently returned from a Mour of Central America, where she sang he title part in Bizet's "Carmen." Her musical background Is varied nd typically American, and is <nown for her adroit wit and warm sense of humor. v , The conclusion of this year's season of the Civic Music Association marks the completion of the association's scond year. Five concerts have been presented during each of the two seasons. ; , - ' - UDC Plans Luxora Meet Party First Graders The Fred Sallba home'on Kentucky was the setting Friday for a lunhcon-egg hunt honoring members of the first grade class -of Miss Beatrice Hargett's of Sudbury school. Mothers who were hostesses to the guests were Mrs. •J. D. Aycock, Mrs. J. L. Burns.. Mrs. Clarence Cummings, Mrs.' Skelton, Mrs. Harry Wefdman and Mrs. Snliba. Preceding the egg hunt, a luncheon was served from the serving table which was overlaid with a maderia cloth. A decorated Easter The Elliott Fletcher Chapter of i basket topped the long table with the United Daughters of the Con- gaily colored eggs, dressed in tiny federacy will meet Thursday, 12 hats and dresses, marking each WSCS Conducts Program Meet Mrs. C. T. Shamlln was program leader yesterday at the weekly meeting of the WSCS of Lake Street Methodist Church. Sixteen members and one s<itsi, Mrs. Don Esles, attended the meeting. The program, "Presenting Jesus for You" was In emphasis of the work of the Christian Colleges of our country and abroad. Mrs. George Shanks opened the program with prayer alter which the group sang, "Jesus Calls Us." The scripture read was taken from Matthew 4 and John 4. '£f^ Mrs. W. L. Green, Mrs. BWf King and Mrs. Don Lutz presented a skirt. "Youths Are Partners In Kingdom Building." Following the skit, Mrs. Shamlin discussed Scarratt College followed by the group's singing, "A Charge To Keep." Mrs. George Stilwell-closed the program with prayer followed by a brief business session presided over by the president, Mrs. Billy King. Following the adjournment the hostesses, Mrs. Shamlln and Mrs. George Shanks, served an 'ice course In the social hour held in the Recreation Hall of the Church. A lace cloth overlaid the serving table with a low bowl, brimming with white and ' salmon shaded gladioli, topping the table. White tapers, set to crystal candelabra, were placed on either side of the floral design. noon at the Baptist Church in Luxora for a combined luncheon-meet- Ing. child'3 place. Following luncheon, the children hunted eggs with prizes being pres- ented thf boy and girl finding the most eggs. During the afternoon a potted plant was presented Miss Hargtt by the mothers. BIG DISCOUNT on brand new Jayceettes Meet Tonight at Club The monthly meeting of the Jayceettos will be conducted tonight nt the Jaycee Club room, with the meeting t-'rnp set for T:30. A cold plate will be served during the evening. All members were urged to attend by the president Mrs. Carl Marshall. bers present, Mrs. Ted King opened with prayer followed by the study lesson which was taught by Mrs. R.. L. Thompson- Mrs. R. G. Cnsh closed thfe meeting with prayer. At the conclusion of each meeting, the hostesses served refreshments. 1949 APPLIANCES The '50 models are here so out go the '49's! While they last you can get big discounts on Kelvinator refrigerators, ranges, water heaters.. .Apex washers, dishwashers, dryers, kitchen cabinets and sinks. Also I J 950 Kelvinator range offered at special discount because the porcelain was slightly chipped in shipment. HURHY! E. B. GEE SALES CO. Roxy Shows Now at Gem The Gem Theatre will be open ever; night with continuous ihom on Saturday and Sunday Tuesday & Wednesday —DOUBLE FEATURE- South 2nd Street Phone'2026 mm •K-Ini, 2a "Say It With Flowers" BlytheviMe FLOWER MART Memphis IliwaT Phone 6MZ r •.. Beautiful Home THE TOT SHOP will be CLOSED Kach Wcdncsilay Af lernoon Benefit Party Games • Refreshments Fun for Ail! Wednesday Legion Hut April 72 8 p.m. Benefit Immaculate Conception School Fund The Linen & Curtain Shop offers for this weekV special: Malcrinl, and lovely Curtains at Qualilv Drnperv anil SMp Cover i VERY LOW TRICE! 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