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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 1950 'Jane Shelton, Society Editor PhoD* 4461 Summer Theme Used In Club 28 Decorations Large, straw, summer hats, filled With tulips, snapdragons, and daisies were shown throughout the decorations of the serving tables at the monthly supper-dance meeting of Club 28 last night at the Legion Hut. Mr. and Mrs. B. M. negenold, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Williams and Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Crtgger, Jr., were hosts and hostesses to the approximately 85 members and guests attending. Preceding the evening's dancing, supper was served from long tables arranged In the ball room. Placed nt Intervals along the tables were the straw hate with their unusual arrangements of spring flowers. Perky satin bows tied each lint. Set along the table were cake stands holding homemade layer cakes. Following supper, the group spent the remainder of the evening dancing. Guests attending were Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Still, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Phillips, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Vance, Mr, and Mrs. Hurry Kirby, Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Smith, Mr. and , Mrs. Samuel F. Norrls, Mr. and Mrs. Baker Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. McDanlel, Mr. anc} Mrs. F. E. Black, Mr. and Mrs. Eric Whitley, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Adams, Mr. and Mrs. Rlley Jones, Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Johnston, Mr. and Mrs, R. M. Logan, Miss Ellen Bryan and Moss Bryan. Luncheon Club Meets; : Mrs. Boone Hostess The Sanford Boons home was the setting yesterday for.^the bimonthly meeting of- the Thursday Luncheon blub. Two guests, Mrs. Robert Warren and Mrs. Max Usrey, met with the oluh. A low bow! from which brimmed mixed spring flowers interspersed in greenery,«topped the luncheon table. Harmonizing bouquets were placed throughout the home. In the bridge game following. Mrs. Warren won high score and Mrs. Charles Bittner second high. • • • UDC, Guests Entertained At Luxora Meeting Mesdames T. P. Hudson, L. E. Cooper, E. R. Bogan, Elliott .Williams, Sue Brown and C. B. Wood Trere hostesses yesterday tfl 14 members and five guests of the Elliott Fletcher. Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy ~for a luncheon-meeting.. The 12 p.m. affair was given In Hie recreation room of the First Baptist Church of Luxora. Guests attending .were Mesdames Elizabeth Silllman, R. C. Houck, Mary Bobbins, B. J. Smith and W. E. - Head. •'.."•••' Luncheon was served from a sln- tle large table on which rested at •ither end, pottery vases filled with duteh Iria, bright shaded tulips and yellow rose of California. Similar arrangements of the chosen flowers were placed at intervals around the ipeclous room. Mrs. Gean Atkinson, president, presided over a brief business meet- Ing following luncheon. Plans were discussed for the June meeting and it was announced that Mrs. W. A. Butterworth of Hot Springs, state president, would be the chapter's guest. Mrs. C. L. McWaters, Jr., will be'hostess for the meeting. Mrs. Hudson, program chairman, directed a program of various discussions of the Civil War Days. Mrs. Hudson opened the program with a tribute to Albert Sidney Johnston followed by a discussion of "Open House on The Old Plantation" given by Mrs. Bogan. Mrs. Brown spoke on, "Albert Pike and His Indian Regiment" after which Mrs. Williams concluded the meet- Ing with a disci'ssion of "Thomas Jefferson and Monticello." • • • Thursday Club Meets; Three Guests Attend Vivid hued tulips arranged in a crystal bowl topped the dining table of the C. W. Afflick home" yesterday when Mrs. Afflick entertained the Thursday Club for the weekly luncheon—bridge meeting. Mrs. •W. D. Chamblin, Mrs. F. E. Black and Mrs. E. M. Regcnold were guests with the group. Following the luncheon, the remainder of the afternoon was spent In bridge with Mrs. J. A. Leech winning high score and Mrs. Regcnold, second high. Mrs, Speck Entertains Avalon Bunco, Guests Two guests, Mrs. J. T. SUIcup and Mrs. E. V. Pritchard, met with the Avalon Bunco Club yesterday when Mrs. Norman Speck entertained the group at her home. Crystal vases holding Iris and trailing ivy decorated the room In which the club and guests were seated nt Individual tables for the bunco game. High score was won by Mrs. Hugh Gentry, 1 o w by Mrs. Raymond Shamlln and bunco, Mrs. Prltch- ard. Alter the game. Mrs. Speck served a salad plate with Iced drinks. Thursday Night Club Honored at Dinner A dinner preceded the weekly meeting of the Thursday Night Club last night when Mrs. J. A. Saliba honored the group at her home on Kentucky. Dinner was served from a long table which was overlaid with a outwork mndcria cloth. Easter lilies and redbud were placed In the dining and entertaining rooms for the occasion. In the rook game immediately following, Mrs. E. M. Holt won high score and Mrs. Charles McDanlel. rooko. ' Mrs. Saliba was assisted by Mrs. Eddie Saliba and Mrs. George Fa- vall. • • • Mid-Week, Club Meets In Cunningham Home The weekly luncheon - bridge meeting of the Mid-Week Club was held yesterday at the C. A. Cunningham home, when Mrs. Cunningham entertained the club and one guest, Mrs. Ernest Roe. A crystal bowl, brimming with snapdragons and daisies and .set in beds of greenery, topped the dining table at which the group was seated for the three course luncheon. Gladioli, columbine, iris and pansies were placed In crystal vases throughout the home to add a spring touch for the occasion. In the bridge game, high score was won by Mrs. Cecil Shane. Mrs. B. A. Lynch won second high. Bits of News High Two Meets In Seay Home TJie High Two Club and one guest, Mrs. Dick Watson, met Wednesday .afternoon at the Floyd Seay home •'.for the bi-monthly de.sscrt bridge. Spring flowers were arranged In the room where the afternoon was spent. In bridge. High score was won by Mrs. For- rast Moore and second high, by Mrs. Herman Besharse. Mrs. Banister Entertains Contract Club, Guest Yellow i rosebuds, floating In a crystal vase, formed the centerpiece for the dining table at which the Thursday Contract Club and one guest were seated yesterday for luncheon preceding the weekly bridge. Mrs. Rodney L. Banister was hostess to the club and one guest, Mrs. M. A. Isaacs, at her home. Vases holding tulips and jonquils were arranged throughout the home. Mrs. P. D. Foster won high score and Mr.s. I'enry Humphreys second high In the bridge game following the luncheon. Razor ,ack Is Setting For Kibitzer Meeting Mrs. Jack Chamblin entertained members of the Kibitzer Club and two guests yesterday at the Razorback for the weekly dessert bridge. Mrs. Robert Dyess of Osceola and Mrs. Weldon Rainwater were the club's guests. During the afternoon Mrs. Rainwater won high score and brldgo. with Mrs. Robert McHaney winning second high. Thursday Rook Club Has Guest from Osceola Mrs. B. B. Cassidy of Osceola was guest yesterday with the Thursday Rook CInb when Mrs. Richard Prichard was hostess to the weekly meeting at her home. Crystal vases filled with varl- hued spring flowers were set at in- Mr, and Mrs. James Roy and son. Jimmy, left yesterday afternoon for Little Hock where Mr. Roy will attend a meeting of the Executive Commlltee of the Arkansas State Junior Bar Association of which he is vice-chairman. The group wii: visit in Ixmoke as guests of Mrs Roy's parents. Judge and Mrs Thomas C. Trimble, before returning home Sunday, Mrs. F. J. McCarthy of Wlnslon- Salem, N. C,, and Nnshville, Tenn. arrived In Blytheville Wednesda to visit as guest of her daughter Mrs. Phillips Robinson, and Mr Robinson. Mrs. McCarthy arrivei Ln Memphis by plane Wcdncsdfr and was motored to Blythoville b' Mr. and Mrs. Robinson. Mrs. Harold F. Sharp and sons Harold F. Jr.. and Keith, left till morning for Texarkana. where they will join Mr. Sharp who is conducting a series of meetings at the Tex- orkana Church of Christ. The group plans to return to Blytheville Sunday night. Mr. and Mrs. Neville lilakemore 111 spend Sunday in Charleston, i. James A.| Mrs. M. L. Hawkins, who underwent a major operation Monday at Walls Hospital Is reported to be in a satisfactory condition. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas West and family and a group of friends will arrive tomorrow from Madlsonville, Ky., to spend the weekend as guests of Mrs. Louise Wilson and Mrs L M. Vnnce. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lawrence of Memphis arrived In Blytheville this afternoon to be the weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Toler and family. J. T. Walker, who has been confined to his home In the Huffman Community for the past week with Influenza and pneumonia, Ls some Improved. Mrs. Russell Phillips left this morning for Germantown, Tenn.. fo visit until Sunday as,guest of her daughter, Mrs. Vance J. Alexander Jr., Mr. Alexander and family. Mrs. E. B. Gee and Mrs. R. F Kirshner accompanied » group of high school students who left yesterday for the state Beta Convention In Little Rock. They plan to return Sunday. *!l*', E ' k-, w ° Ikle y of Memphis, s 111 Blytkeville Woman's Club Completing Plans For State Meeting to Be Held Here April 2 7,- 22 i By bue Burned Just the thing to have re '° r and cross-over straps. For cover- up, a bolero that's the easiest kind of sewing. Pattern No. 3146 comes in sizes 11, 12, 13, 14. 16 and 18. Size 12, dress, 2*iyards of 35 or 30-inch; bolero, 1 J A yards. The Spring and Summer FASHION offers many ideas for a smart new wardrobe. Special fabric edition — more American — Designer Originals — easy to sew styles —gift pattern printed Inside. 25 cents. For your busy summer schedule, nothing tops the well tailored shirtwaist frock. This one has yoke and sleeves cut all in one, neat set-in jelt and ever-popular gored skirt. Pattern No. 8539 Is a scw-rlte perforated pattern in sizes 14, 16, 18, 20; 40, 42, 44 and 40. Size 16^ 4 yards 'of 39-inch. The Spring and Summer FASHION offers many ideas for a smart new wardrobe. Special fabric edition — more American Designer Originals—easy to sew styles—gltf pattern printed Inside. 25 cents. Members of the Blytheville Woman's Club this week are completing plans for the state convention to be conducted here April 21-22, and local committees In charge of convention activities were announced today "by Mrs. Kendall Berry, president. Mrs. Berry said that between 250 and 300 representatives of Arkansas Women's Club groups were expected to register for. the convention, which will open with an exec- ullve meeting on the night of April 20. Convention headquarters are being set up at Hotel Noble with the regular convention sessions to be conducted at the First Christian Church. Clubhouse Renovated In preparation for the convention, which is the first state convention to be conducted in Blytheville since the' year the group here was organized, a remodeling and landscaping program under the direction of the Garden Club Division has'been underway for the past several weeks. When the state group met here before, they met In a pmate home since the building was not acouircd until 1926 National and state officials are exacted to be on hand* for the activities as well a.s representatives of loc?l groups. Mrs. Oscar Ahleren, second vice- president of the General Federation of Women's Clubj, will be among ,lhc speakers and distinguished "nests. She is from Whiting, Ind. Other distinguished guests will include Mrs. Earl Rhodes, national ccmmittcemnn, from Stuttgart, Ark., Mrs. J. T. Kalin^er, president of Arkansas Junior Federation of Women's Clubs; Mrs. ,1. T. Hil 1 of Imboden, district president of Arkansas Federation of Women's Clubs, and Mrs. T. T. Mardls of Harris- TO ADDRESS CONVENTION—Mrs. Oscar Ahlgren of Whiting, Ind., Mrs. Lee General Chairman Mrs. George M. Lee lias been formerly of Blythevllle. who lb ... In the Baptist Hospital, Is much- Improved. Mrs. C. W. Afflick and Mrs R D. Hughes, are spending today Ih Memphis. Charley Ruth Blankenshlp, Bonnie and Vallima Sheppard, Sonny Gill. Harold Lewis and Edward ^Barnes, members of the Dell Beta Club, left yesterday for Little Rock to attend the state convention. They were accompanied by Mrs. A. E. Caidwell,:s'ponsor. E. W. Simmons, who was dismissed this morning from Blytheville Hospital, is much improved. Stains made from medicines often can be removed with hot wale or wood or denatured alcohol. League Winners Are Announced ! . | ' : ftjt'/ t Mr. and Mrs. Jim Rolcson of B!y- theville and Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Ford of Kennett were winners last night at the bi-weekly meeting of the duplicate bridge league. The group meels Thursday at 7:3o p.m. and Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the Colonial Hoom of Hotel Noble. A master point tournament will be played next Thursday at 7 p.m. the lervals in the room in which afternoon was spent In rook. Mrs. Grover Wren won high score, Mrs. Neville Blakemore, second high and Mrs. W. B. Mayo, rooko. At. the conclusion of the game, Mrs. Prichard served a sandwich plate with a soft beverage. At fhr H—- : ' Is Blytheville Hospital Dismissed: Johnny B. Connor, Steele. Elnora Powell, .Holland. Mrs. Rosle Lux, Caruthersvllle. E. W. Simmons, City. Walls Hospital Dismissed: Chester Caldwelt, City. James Bagby. Holland. Mrs. Gerald McLIn and baby, Holland. Jean Rlddish, Warden. L. M. Moody, Dell. Mrs. Ruby Welsh and baby, Rt. 1. Mrs. G. Western, City. burn, state federation president. , (above) second vice president of the General Federation of women's Clubs, will be one of the principal speakers at the state convention of named geiieraF arrangement cl"air" Arka »s a s women's clubs to be held in Blytheville April 21-22. man for the convention, and she Is+completing program plans,' also, along with Mrs. W. S. Johnston. Other commute members Include: Registration—Mrs. J. T. Westbrook, chainmni; Mrs. F. E. Utlev, Mrs. Phil Robinson, Mrs. W. R. Campbell, Mrs. F. L. Husband, Mrs. I,. K. Baker, Mr.s. James Hill; Jr., and Mrs. J. W. Raydcr. Flowers and souvenirs—Mrs. C. A. Tant, chairman; Mrs. B. A. Bugg, Mrs. George Barham, Mrs. E. F. Blornever. Mrs. Forrest Moore, Mrs. Gene Dickinson, Mrs. W. D. Cobb, Mrs. R. C. Allen, and Mrs. IVarry Bradley. Transportation—Mrs. J.'E. Grafton, chairman; Mrs. J. N. Smother - mon, Mrs. J. A. Saliba, Mrs. Lloyd Whitaker, Mrs. Jessie Seeman. Mrs. Gils Eberdt, Mrs. Homer -Wilson, Mrs. Nora Webb, Mrs. William Berryman, Mrs. Lynn S. Van Natta, Mrs..-J,-C. Woltprs, Mrs. \V..'P. Pryor, Mrs. Wagner Adams, -i Mrs. G. V. Daws, Mrs. Charles R. Newcomb, Mrs. Russell Hays, Mrs. J. G. Barnes, and Mrs! Bulord Young. Hospitality. Committee Named Mrs. G. S. Atkinson \va.s named to head a 30-member hospitality committee which Includes the following members: Mrs. W. T. Barnett, Mrs. William Wyatt, Mrs. lave Adams, Mrs. Ray Hall, Mrs. C. G. Redman, Mrs. Dale Home, Mrs. Alfred Vise, Mrs. R. E. Vanhcoser, Mrs. Morris Zellner, Mrs. S. S. Sternberg, Mrs. Louis Hubener, Mrs. E. L. Hale, Mrs. Ney Hunt, Mrs. John McHaney, Mrs. Cecil Lowe, Mrs. J. V. Oatos, Mrs. Bess Proctor, Mrs. H. C. Bush, Mrs. Theodore Logan, Mrs. Ebb Carson, Mrs. Harold Davis, Mrs. Harry Fritzius, Mrs. J. E. Stevenson, Mrs. Keith Allen, Mrs. Riley Adams, Mrs. J. C. Droke, Mrs. O. E. Knudsen, Mrs. O. O. Kardaway, Mrs. George Shanks and Mrs. C. L. McWaters, Jr. Mr.s. V. G. Holland is to be Flag chairman; and Mrs. Floyd Haralson in charge of plans for a cotton style show to be Included in the convention program. Mrs. Herman Towles, Mrs. T. A. Folger, Mrs. Russell Riales, Mrs. A. R. Olsen, Mrs. T, C. Brannurn and Coming Events Social Calendar Thursday Methodist parsonage open to guests from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday Maple Grove Cemetery Association meets with Mrs. Frank Webb. 1106 Hearn, at 2:30 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Raleigh Sylvester, host and hostess to members of the Past Matrons and Past Patrons Club and all Eastern Stars with a potluck supper and tacky party at the Shrincr's Club at the Air Base at 7 p.m. Mrs. Lloyd Whittaker hostess to Friday Contract. Lucky Rook Club meets with Mrs. . Freeman Huey. Miss Rosemary Johnston are to be j Lake street'Me'th'odist WSCS has Both MM* Like a lot of other women I cant resist the big, fat, slick home decorating magazines that bloss^**, each month on the newsstands. V^ Inside the pages of the decorating Journal lies a never-never land' most housewives like to think they will some day achieve. It's a land where houses are beautiful, luxurious backgrounds for the folk who are supposed to live In them. V Nothins spoils the lovely pictures. The dog lies In complete content on the lovely carpet—but he has left no muddy footprints. Father stands tall and handsome looking tenderly into the eyes of his beautiful wife, who hasn't a- hair out of place, even though^she has just placed the last steaming dish on a candle-lit table. The children are always playing 1 miietly, absorbed with building blocks or an electric train. No toy but the one they are playing with is ever in sight. Everything Always Immaculate No ash tray is ever in need of being emptied. No room ever looks aj though It should be "picked up." No kitchen has a sink full of dirty dishes. Life inside the decorating magazine Is always pictured as being effortless, charming, gracious. No wonder the harried housewir* loves to leaf through the page* idly. It's all so different from her own world. Yet she can always tell herself that as soon as Johnny gets a Idf£p older, or she can afford to do J^| the living room, or she. has time to get busy with a paint brush, her home will be more like the picture*. She can dream, can't sheT convention pages'.- Sunday and Monday Ritr Shows Now at Roxy GEM Roxy Shows Now at Gem chicken supper at church. Serving begins at 5:30 p.m.. WSCS Concludes Lesson Series The final lesson In a series taken from the hook, "Prayers of the Bible" was presented last night at the weekly meeting of the Promised Land WSCS. Mrs. Clarenct Moore was hostess to 18 members and two guests, Mrs.. Fred Hodge and Mrs. Harold Thompson. Mrs. Leory Henry, assisted by Mrs. Bill Hardin and Mrs. Alton Hardin, presented the lesson. Mrs. Marcus Gaines, president/ conducted a business session after which Mrs. Thompson dismissed the meeting with prayer. Mrs. Moore served party fo and Iced drinks during the so! hour. BERRY'S Ladies Toggery offers The Gem -Theatre will be open every night with continuous shows on Saturday and Sunday While the RITZ THEATRE 4s nn- Jcr construction this sammer, yon can enjoy jour best pictures at ROXY THEATKE where we have just Installed AIR CONDITIONING. 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