The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 26, 1950 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 26, 1950
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FACE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Jva Shelton, Society Editor Phone 4461 Luncheon-Bridge Given j|ri Jesse Taylor Home ii)'~Orclild via the predominate color Jnsedtthroughout the decorations of 'Jh« Jess« -Taylor home yesterday -,when Mrs. Taylor..and _Mrs. Henry .Humphreys were hostesses'.to 14 ta- 'blesof guests" for a luncheon-bridge. ijj"; The ; I 1 p.m? luncheon was served at Individual tables placed through- 'oiit the spacious rooms. Centering 'f'ach 'able were tiny bud vases from •which brimmed orchid hued sweet- peas. Placed in the dining room was I luxuriant arrangement of the .game shaded sweetpeas. Masses of multi-colored tulips, iris, pansles lind other spring flowers were placed throughout the home to add a spring touch to the, affair, which was one of the most' outstanding of the spring social season. Following the luncheon, bridge was played with hig score being : 'w<m by Mrs. R. l>. Banister, second ,."hfgh Mrs. W. A. Afflick and low, i; Mrs. R. IV Kirshner. In complement to the ch6sen color scheme were the tallies and score pads used In the game, which were made in shades ranging from orchid to purple. The gifts presented during the afternoon to the winners were wrapped in iris paper with puffs r,f green and orchid ribbon tying each. Out of town guests attending the '•affair were Mrs. J. C. Shapiro of Mount Union. Pa., hoiiseguest of --Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Regenold. Mrs. Eliott sartalu of Osceola and Mrs. R. J. McKlnnon and Mrs. Walter Card of Manila. ^Surprise Shower Fetes ^Bride-Elect, Bride A surprise miscellaneous shower was given last night at the home of Mrs. Jerry Farmer when Mrs. Farmer, Miss Willa Mae Johnson and Mrs. Alfred Kemper were hostesses honoring Miss ploy Ann Sample, bride elect of Mack Yates. and Mrs. Walter Anders, a recent bride, the former Miss Velma Calhoun. '"The 28 guests attending were fellow operators of the honorees at the Telephone Company. Gladioli, arranged In pottery and crystal vases, were placed In the entertaln- • Ing room and throughout the home >'ior the occasion. > .;. ; The evening was spent in games "and contents with prizes being pre- r'sented the winners. vi ;The group showered assorted gifts ";on the guests of honor after which 'the hostesses served party foods. Y Miss Sample and Mrs. Anders );iplnned gift corsages of gardenias, X«et In greenery at the shoulders of | the pastel shaded frocks In which : ;th'ey were dressed for the occasion. ! Book Review Presented' . For PEO Chapter "N" ., -Mrs. O. E. Quellmalz reviewed the .book, "The Way West," Guthrie, at Va recent luncheon meeting of Chap- : ,;ter "N" of the PEO Sisterhood. i Mrs. W. H. Pease and Mrs. R. H. •:.Klrby were hostesses at the Pease ] ;home for the 1 p.m'. affair. ,. Preceding the program, luncheon i :was served from the dining table • ;whlch. was overlaid with an ecru '. .shaded cutwork ' cloth. Centering : ithe table was a cutglass basket from •;!wblch brimmed white tulips Inter- '"rningled with yellow columbine. A .large yellow bow encircled the handle of the basket. Yellow Vpers ;; burning In crystal candleabra flnnk- :. ed the basket. !•'• Following the luncheon, Mrs ; ; Chester Caldwell Introduced t!i« i. guest speaker, Mrs. Quellmalz, who , ; : presented the review in connection :with the years study of regional ;; liter.itiire which is being conducted ;:;by the chapter. ••"I 'Mrs. Alvin Huffman, Jr., vlce- i president, conducted a short biisl- 1,'riess session following the program. '•I < ;! ; : Four Guests Attend I;La Nueve Meeting ',.' Four guests met with members of La Nueve Club at the Razorback yesterday afternoon when •;' Mrs. Clarence Webb was hostess to the group for the weekly dessert , bridge meeting. Guests attending ... were Mrs. Harry A. Haines. Mrs ... George G. Hubbard. Jr.. Mr« Jack Chamblln, and Mrs. Robert Lowe ' of Manila. The club and guests were seated at individual tables for the game with miniature bud vases holding violet clusters topping each table. : During the afternoon. Mrs. Halnps won high score and Mrs Rouse Harp, second high. Osceoio Student Honored LITTLE ROCK, April 26. (AP) David Pcndcrgrast, Osceola, today was elected president of the Central College Baptist student Union ; He will take office May 1 VENETIAN BLINDS AT LESS THAN COST AH stock Winds hcing closed out at money saving prices. See us now while out stocks are complete. E. C. Robinson Lbr. Co. 319 West Ash Street Hlylhcville, Ark. T ~~ at Mr. anil Mrs. B. F. Kltler Church Rites Unites Miss Thomas, B. F. Elder Miss Wllmn Thomns, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Thomns, became the bride of B. P. Elder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Elder of Blytheville, In a ceremony performed Sunday, April 23, at the Church of Christ. Evangelist H. F. Sharp officiated Hie single ring ceremony. Gladioli arranged in 11 white wicker floor basket marked the platform where the wedding party stood for the exchange of vows. Puffs of •vbite satin encircled the basket Miss Joann Estes attended the bride as maid of honor. Miss Estcs was dressed in an afternoon frock of pink and white crepe with which -he wore harmonizing accessories, ihe pinned blue carnations at her houlder. Tlie bride was dressed In n frock if blue crepe with emphasized ncck- me fashioned of white pique. She wore blue and white accessories in complement. Her bridal flowers vere while carnations set in grcen- :ry and satin loops. Lloyd Thomas served Mr. Elder ns best niali. Mrs. Thomas chose for her daugh- er's wedding, a printed frock with which she wore black accessories. Mrs. Elder was dressed In a white ifternoon frock with black accessories. Immediately following the ceremony, a reception \v,is held at the James L. Thomas home for members of the families of the couple and Intimate friends. Mr. and Mrs Elder cut the wedding.cake which topped the serving table. - Wedding cake and parly foods rare served to the guests. Bouquets of pastel hued flowers were arranged throughout the home. Mr. Elder and his bride are now at home at 120 W. vine. • • • Mrs. Crowell Entertains At Country Qlub Two tables of guests met with members of Ln Petite club yesterday afternoon at the Country Club when Mrs. O. S. Crowell entertained with the weekly dessert bridrc Guests meeting with the club were Mi». John Gateley and Mrs Ben Rosenberg of Little. Rock, house- guests of Mrs Crowell, Mrs B B, Goodman of Stccle, Mrs H C "ntton, jr., Mrs. W. S. Johnston' fc. E. M. Terry, Jr.. Mrs. Loy Welch and Mrs. Fred Rutherford Demi-tasse cups, brimming with my violets and lily of the valley centered the individual tables at vhieh the club and guests were calecl. A vivid yellow bowl, holding colorful pansies was set in the Bits of News B. M. Matthews, who was taken ill Saturday morning after a cerebral hemorrhage, remains In a critical condition at Memphis Baptist Hospital. Mrs: Matthews and their daughters. Miss Marguerite Matthews and Mrs. Fred Flccman, are in Memphis with him, as is their .mn, John E. Matthews of Tunica Miss. Mr. and Mrs. B. S, Simmons of Dell, and. Mrs, George M Lee spent yesterday with members of the family at the hospital. Mrs. B. F. Gay left this morning for Memphis where she will Join her son, B. F. Gay, Jr., and family, for a vacation trip to points of interest In Florida. Mrs. Gay will spend several days in St. Petersburg as Kiiest of her slslcr, Mrs. Jerry WJilte, who will accompany her home' for a visit. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Regenold have as their houseguests for several days, Mr. and Mrs. J 0. Shapiro of Mount Union, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Cooke White r,f Memphis are the guests of their daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Henley and family. Mr. and Mrs. White will return to their home Friday. Miss Cynthia Daly, speech cor- reclionht with the State Department of Education left this morning for her home in Little Rock after spending several days in Bly- thcvllle. Miss Daly was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Harry W. Halites. The Rev. anil Mrs. Lester D. Strubhar and sons. Richard and Burton, Mrs. J. c. Ellis. Mrs. C. A. Ti>nt and Mrs. John C. McIIaney are In Little Rock attending a state convention of Christian Churches. W. H. Stovall and a group from the local Christian Church left today to join them. Mr. Stovall will serve as a deacon for the convention communion service. The group will return tomorrow. Miss Betty Lou Rogers of Slkes- ton Is visiting here as guest of her sister, Mrs. Robert C. Powell, Mr. ?owell and son, Harold Lee at their ionic in David Acres. Mrs. John Gateley and Mrs Ben Rosenberg of Little Rock, who have been spending the past few days In 31ythcvllle ns guests of Mr. and Mrs. ~). S. Crowcll and family, will leave .omorrow for their hnme. Bill Gucrin. of Booneville, Is spending several days here with Mrs. Guerln and their daughter. Sarah and other relatives. Mrs. 'E. A. Floyd of Memphis is visiting here with her children, Donntd and plene stone, she came especially to attend the spring concert of the High School Glee Club At Trie Hosoitals ;;.. BIj-thevlllc Hospital -Dismissed: :'.~Mrs. G. B: Patey, Cooler Mrs. Charles Benson, Luxora Walls Hospital Dismissed: Nellie Bell, Hayti John Hollingsworlh. Rt. 1 . Mrs. Frances Byars and babv Steele Mrs. Joe Donner, city room in which the afternoon was spent. Glartloli arranged in a crystal vnsc, topped the mantel of the room. During the afternoon, ^uest high score was own by Mrs. Terry with Mrs. Gateley winning second high. Club high wns won by Mrs Eric Whitely, second high by Mrs. W. F McDamel with Mrs. Loy Welch winning bridge. Coming Events Social Calendar Wednesday Mrs. George pavati hostess to Deta Lambda Club at 7 :30 p.m. Thursday Burdette FFA meets at school at 2;30 p.m. Phebean Sunday School Class of the First Baptist Church meets with Mrs. Kelton Francis for sunrise breakfast at 7 a.m. at Francis home, 310 Dougan. Mrs. Blr-.n Heath .entertains Thursday Luncheon Club. Thursday Night Club meets with Mrs. Don Haley. 20th Century Club meets at Elut at a p.m. Hosts n»d hostesses are Mr. anil Mrs. p. E. utley and Mr and Mrs. Newton whltls, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bittner, Dr. and Mrs W. T. Rainwater Mrs. Harold Wright hostess to Avalo/i Bunco Club. Mrs, A. B. Henry hostess to Double Four Bridge Club. Mrs. George Hubbard, Jr., entertains Kibitzer Club. Friday Beta Sigma Phi Chapters meet for bridge-canasta party at 7'30 p.m. at the Rustic Inn. Ltidles Bible Class of First Methodist Church has monthly business- social meeting at the church at 2-30 p.m. Hcstesses are Mrs. E. A. Qoo'd- rich,.Mi's, John Moore, Mrs. Maude Hall and Mrs. W. D. Henley. Mrs. W. F. Fit/gcrald hostess to Promised Land I1D club. Lucky Rook meets with Mrs. Cecil Priest. Mrs. Russell c. Farr hostess to Friday Contract Club. Mrs. James Roy entertain Friday Club. Circle Meets In Lipford Home Five members, one guest and two new members of the Business Worn en's Circle Number Four of Calvary Baptist Church met last'night at the home of Mrs. Charles Lipford on Marguerite for n business-study meeting. Guest was Mrs. Grade Cochran with Mrs. Wayne Moore and Mrs. T. E. Hfnson attending as new members. The meeting was presided over by Mrs. J. D. widner In the absence of the Circle chairman. A Bible study taken from the book of Acts was led by Mrs. Marie Mattie. During the evening, prayers were led by Mrs. Larry Bynim and Mrs. P. J. Jernigan. Following the dismissal, a social hour was held during which the hostess served a salad plate. Business Meet HeldbyWMS Members of the Huffman Baptist WMS met Monday at the church for a business session. The meeting was opened with the group singing. "Trust and Obey" after which Mrs. Milton Dallas presented the devotional which was taken from the 17th Chapter of Luke. Mrs. R, L. Adkisson led the group in prayer after which the business se-sslon was conducted. During the business session, plans were made to send linens to the' Baptist Hospital In Little Rock. Also discussed were plans for the district WMU meeting to be held at the Number Nine Church, April 28. Plans for the study of the book, "Prophet of Little Cane Creek," also were made. Mrs. D.i lias closed the meeting with prayer. Silver Tea Held, Following Piano Auditions Here More than 200 guests attended the silver tea conducted yesterday at the Mirrlor Room of the Hotel Noble In connection with the two- day audition proram sponsored here by the National Guild of Piano Teachers. During the two-day schedule 60 students were auditioned and adjudicated by Mrs. Elizabeth Jarrell Fosscy, head of the music department at Lambuth College.- of the 60 young pianists, 29 were students of Mrs. Dalton Powlston of Blythcville, 16 were students of Miss Elise Clark at Joiner, and five wer e students of Mrs. S. E. Brent of Earle. The Blythevllle students were auditioned on Monday and the others yesterday. The tea yesterday, between 4 and 5:30 p.m climaxed the program. During the afternoon Mrs. Fossey explained that the program was set up for young pianists to give them something definite to WO rk for and to offer constructive criticism' o Improve methods and Inspire talent. During the tea. music was provided by Donald Mlchle. Sue and Kay Jobc, and Billy Lutes. Each of the students participating In he two-day affair was Introduced to the tea guests from Blytheville. Steele, Burdette, Luxora, Holland, Earle and Joiner, Mrs. H. W. Wylle and Mrs. Paul Jobe presided at the tea table and Mrs. Fowlston and her students were hosts for the affair. C las?. Meeting Is Postponed The meeting of the Beta Chi Sunday School Claw of the First Presbyterian Church scheduled to be held Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Monroe Craln, Jr has been postponed. Members will be notified of the next meeting date. Jimmy,Lowe Wins Fraternity Honor Jimmy Lowe, son of Mr. and Mrs J. Cecil Lowe of Blytheville, has been elected song leader for (he I0ofl-ol session of Tau Kappa Ep- "ilon fraternity at Washington University, st. Louis, it is announced today. Mr. Lowe, who Is a freshman, is also a member of the Teke fraternity quartet which appeared Saturday night at the Carnival of Heel Carnations, Mr. Lowe was recently Initiated into Phi Eta Sigma, honorary freshman male fraternity. WEDNESDAY, APRIL M, 1950 Special Program Presented by GA's Mrs. C, A. Smith w*z hostess at her Dell home last nisht to members of the OA group of the Dell Baptist Church for- a program meeting. "Send Forth the Light" was the program subject presented, with Henrietta Stevens opening the program with a devotional. A large map of the world was fastened to a wall of the room with five burning tapers placed directly beneath. Tied to each candle were long, flowing streamers. As each program participant announced her subject, she placed a miniature Bible seal on the ribbon and attached It to the map land which she was discussing. Participants and their subjects were, Gall Smith, "Japan", Loretta Sigman, "China", Patsy Butford, "Africa," Beverly Ann Davis, "South America" and Delores Olllilaiul "Among the Blind In the United States," Anita Fay Cummings led In prayer. Following the meeting, the hostess entertained with a social hour during which candlestick salad, suggestive of the program, was served. WMU Conducts Business Meet The monthly business meeting of the Gosneli WMU was held last night at the Baptist Church with ten members present. The meeting was opened with the group singing, "Tls So Sweet to Trust In Jesus" after which Mrs. Herchel House led In prayer. Mrs, L. T. Karnes. president, conducted the business session, during which plans were discussed for a Mother's Day program. Parts for the next Royal Service program to be given at the church were distributed. Mrs. Mona Sue Orissiom closed the meeting with prayer. Executive Board Has Meeting Mrs. M. S. Yates was hostess at her home Monday night to members of the Executive Board of the Woman's Auxiliary of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church for a business meeting. During the business session, plans were discussed for attending an auxiliary meeting as guest of St. Mark's Episcopal Church Auxiliary In Jonesboro. ALw heard during the business session were committee chairman reiwrti concerning their group's activities. The Rev. W. J. Filzhugh, vicar, presented the devotional. Mrs. Leroy Huddleston gave the benedication. Glee Club Presents Spring Concert Before a capacity audience, of approximately 550 persons, the Bly- thcviJle High! School Glee Club last night presented its annual spring concert. Tlie varied program selections were presented by the Girls' Glee Club, the Junior Choir, Boys' Glee Chib, the girls trio and the high school choir. The concert, which Is presented by the Choral Department, was given at 8 p.m. at the nigh School Auditorium beginning with a series of religious numbers, "Praise Be to Thee," Palestrtna, "Out of Jhe DepUis," James, "Go Not Far From Me," Morgan and "Cherubim Song No. 7," Bortniansky. "Heavenly Father" Davis, was the opening song of the Girl's Glee Club section with "The Lovely Song My Heart Is Singing." Gouldlng, and "Charlottown," being presented during the selections. Presenting a variety of tempos from the lively. "Give A Man A Horse He Can Ride," o'Hara, to t!i# melodious "When Day Is Done.'" Katcher, were members of the Junior Choir, as they sang their chosen selections. Albert Falrfield presented two trumpet solos, "Jesus, Grant Me Hope and Comfort," Fiaiick and "Hunter's Horn," KounU, followed by the "Song of A South Jersey Mule Driver," smrryott. and "Riff Song," Romberg. which were presented by the Boys' Glee club. Presenting a different strajn of tunes were the blended voices of the Girls trio, as they sang, "Serenade," Romberg, "Softly As irr a Morning Sunrise," Romberg, with the current favorite "Bamboo," Simon, used to conclude their portion of the program, ' "Set Down Servant," Shaw, was presented hj Billle jean Holmes. Sue McGhee. jimmy Reinmiller and Fred Child. The ever popular - "St. Louis Blues." Handy, was sung by Helen Martin, who received an encore ovation for her number. "The light, novelty tune "Vanka 'N Tanka," Dargomlisky, was sung in a flippant air by Mary Joe Eaton, Patsy pope and Harry Fritzlus Harry appeared as soloist with the High School choir in the tin«: "Russian Picnic," Enders. Concluding the program were the combined choirs and they sane "Hymn or Youth," Sequeira with the current popular tune, "Country Style." van Heusen-Simcone, being used as the final tune for the concert. Mrs. j. Wilson Henry is director of the group, Mrs. c. M. Smart accompanist. ir ea d usher for the evening was Tommy Harrison Milk is a "must" In children's diets because of the calcium It supplies. Youngsters all the way through the teen age need a quart of milk a day. WSCS Meets In Yount Home Mrs. Jack Robertson was guest Monday night with eight members of the Half Mooji WSCS when Mrs W. B. Yount was hostess to the group at her home for a business program meeting. The meeting was opened with the group singing, "The Church'* One Foundation," followed by SB devotional presented by Mrs. R.'iT Hawkins, which was taken from the book of Corinthians. Mrs. C. W. Qarrigan was program leader for ; the evening's program "Youth, Our Partners in Kingdom Building." Those participating in the program were Miss Mary Lightfoot, Mrs. B. F. .Gay, Mrs. Yount Mrs. Garrigan, Mrs. o. N. Mitchell and Mrs. H. C. Buck. Mrs. W. R. Ughtfoot led In prayer after which a business session was conducted. During the business session, plans were discussed for mon ey raising projects. The meeting was adjourned with prayer by Mrs. Hawkins. In the social hour following, (he hostess served -Iced drinks and cookies. u Baptist Circle Has Meeting Ten members of the Business women's Circle Number Eight •>( the First Baptist Church met Mon day night at the home of Mrs J M. Cleveland for a program meet-' The meeting was opened with ths groups repeating the watchword and prayer which was led by Mrs Nell Gordon. Those participating In the Royal Service Program, "Presses at M* for God," were Mrs, Vesta RSfn Mrs. John .Buchanan, Mrs. c E Johnson. Mrs. ; Hussel! Baugh Mrs' Henry Rosamond and Mrs. Carl The meeting was adjourned with prayer by Mrs. Johnson. Following the dismissal, the hostess served refreshments. Whenever you buy beef bones for a meat soup have them cracked in several places -so that the marrow can help flavor the soup. Soups of this sort should cook slowly "Soy /t With Flowers" Blylheville FLOWER MART Memphis Hlwaj Photic 6002 Last Time Todav Ritz Shows Now at Roxy The Best In Entertainment Every Hay THE HEIRESS 7 . ivifh Olivia de Havilland and Montgomery Clift Thursday and Friday GEM Last Times Today —DOUBLE FEATURE— "Forgotten Women" with Elyse Knox 'Mary Ryan, Detective' with Marsha Hunt and John Litcl Thursday & Friday •^ cvn.w. 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