The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 28, 1950 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 28, 1950
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 19W Society New* Jane Shelton, Society Editor f Plum* 4461 Mrs.- Howard Honored With Bridal Shower =*> Mrs." Warren Howard ol Dell, who 5 before her recent marriage. ABA Orr, » as honored recently '^'Ith a. miscellaneous bridal shower '•'»t the J. T. westbroofc home on j'tfearn. Hostesses to the 22 guests t . attending were Miss '{Catherine v'Westbrook and Miss Nora Simpson. '"'. As each guest arrived, she was I presented a single daisy tied In a of .white satin. Arrangements £|pf pastel hued blossoms were placed in the rooms m which the guests .Sh'ere seated, and throughout the 'jjiome, ;Central point of interest was the •Jl .white scene topping the dining table. A cutwork cloth overlaid the table, with a cutwork glass bowl filled with masses of white tulips centering the table, placed on cither side of the floral scene were elevated candleabra with white, tapers. Bridal games and contests were ".-played' during the evening after which 1 an amateur contest was conducted. 1 According to the "judges," the "winner"'was the houoree who was then showered .miscellaneous gltts from the group. Sandwiches and punch were served by'the hostess.' An orchid frock with harmonizing accessories, was worn by the bride. She pinned : at her shoulder a corsage of white carnations, a gift from —her hostesses. The hostesses presented Mrs. Howard with a China gift Special guests were Mrs. w. N. Orr, mother of the honoree, Mrs. W. D. Howard, mother of Mr. Howard, and Mrs, w. P. Orr, grandmother of the guest, of honor. * *••,-."Mid-Week Club Meets;Mrs. Houchins Hostess An entertaining room . of the Country: Club was the setting .yesterday for the .luncheon bridge meeting 1 of the Mid-Week Club at which jll members were present. Mrs. H. H. Houchiris wns hostess "for the; weekly nffair. ! Mixed spring flowers.were set at Intervals around the room and topped the. dining table at which the group was seated for'the.two luncheon preceding' the bridge game. '. •" . High, score was won by Mrs. B. A -.-. Lynch with Mrs.. Aubrey Conway winning second high.: . * * . • 1,100 Attend Monthly ; •£>20th Century Meeting $" 'Approximately 100 members and ? guests of the 20th Century Club met ( last night at the Legion Hut for £ ithe monthly supper dance. Hosts j - and hostesses for the Affair were I Mr and Mrs Cnarics Biltuer, E3r, 1 and Mrs. W. T. Rainwater, Mr. £ and'Mrs F E Utley and Mr. and I i Mrs Newton Whilis. * ; Arrangements of mixed spring * flowers and greenery, -vere placed I ' in the rustic reception and ball^ rooms of the Hut. i A midnight supper was served f from, a single long table which ; -was centered with n low emerald £ crystal bowl holding vtiri-hucd blos- ti Boms. i Kibitzer Club Meets; r Three Guests Attend | : The George Kubbanl, Jr., home t : was the setting yesterday afternoon ^ lor the weekly dessert bridge meet; Ing of the Kibitzer Club, when * Mrs. Hubbard entertained the club "' and three guests. Guests attending i were Mrs. Ben Mac White, Mrs. 1 Jaines Terry and Mrs. James C. J : Guard. t ~" '•. Bouquets of spring blossoms were ! placed , In the entertaining room J and throughout the home, i . Mrs. Terry won high score with [ Mrs. Guard winning second high \ and Mrs. Harry A. Hiiines, bridge. i * • * ; Luncheon Bridge Given ji At B!an Heath Home * [ Four guests met with members of * the Thursday Luncheon Club yes. ^ , terday for the bi-monthly meeting •i at which Mrs. Blim Heath was host. f - ess Guests invited to meet with the £ i club were Mrs. Robert A. Pnrter, I" ' Mrs. James Roy, Mrs. Dick J. White * ;and Mrs. Max O. Usrey. [. .A low silver bowl. In which flonl- i- ed iris and snapdragons, topped the j dining Uble at which the club and t ; gt'esUs were seated for the luncheon. f \ - Immediately following, bridge was r played with high score ueing won ;; ,'by Mrs. Wallace Hokc and second j high by Mrs. Roy. | ; : Mrs. Haley Hostess . *-r-ri Rev. Bernard Brackin Weds in Sedalia Rites • Mr. and Mrs. Albert Kroenke of Sedalia, Mo., are today making known the marriage of their daughter, Miss Jo Ann Kroenke to the Rev. Bernard A. Brackin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Smith T. Brackin of Blytheville. The Rev. Vent Bowlin. farmer Bits of News 554 Additions to Baptist Churches In County Reported During 'Crusade 7 Mrs. Huskel Slaughter Miss Jackson Weds In Home Ceremony Mr.' and Mrs. John Ed Grimes of BJytheville arc today nnnouncinK the marriage ,of their niece, Miss Peggy Jackson to Haskel Slaughter of Blytheville. " V Nuptial vows were exchanged the Grimes home at 6 p.m. April 21, with the Rev. Carl Castlcmah of the Gnsnell Bnptist Church, officiating. Mrs. Thomas Slaughter, cousin of the brStle, served us matron of honor. She wns dressed in a suit of navy itnd tan with which she wore navy blue accessories. She pinned pink carnations nt her shoulder. The bride selected a. pink gaber- dine suit for her wedding costume. She chose navy blue "ncessories and wore for her bridal flowers, white carnations, , Thomas Slaughter, brother of the groom, served as best man. Mr. Slaughter and his bride are now at.home at the Blytheville Air Base. Mrs. Slaughter is connected with the Mississippi County Welfare Office. Mr. Slaughter is employed at the Kemp Whisenhunt Co. + * • Mrs. Caudill Entertains Group at Country Club Mrs. G. G. Caudill honored members of the Tivursuay Contract Club and three guests yesterday.- when she was hostess for the weekly luncheon bridge , meeting at the Country Club. Mrs. Lloyd Stickmon, Mrs. Murray Smart and Mrs. Neal Gescll were the club guests. Topping the long table for the three course luncheon was a flora! design made froip -pansjo, 1 ? 'find'.daisies, interspersed with ' greenery Nflrcissus,' .tulips and other spring blossoms 'were arranged In .the room. ' • ';-. Guest high score was won by Mrs. Smart with club high being won by Mrs.>E. R. Lancashire and second high by Mrs. Henry Humphreys. :o Thursday Night Club Mrs. Wilbur Wahl wtm high score and Mrs. J. A. Saliba. rooko, last .night at the weekly meeting of the ;..Thursday Night Club. Mrs. Don ' Haley entertained at her homo on : Kentucky for the affair. Low bowls filled with mixed spring blossoms were arranged in • the entertaining room and through• oul the Haley home. At the conclusion of the game. Mrs. Ifaley served refreshments. Mrs. Isaacs Guest With Club at Gee Home Mrs. M. A. Isaacs was n guest yesterday with the Thursday Club when the group was entertained a the E. B. Oce home on North Highway 61 for the weekly hmchcon- brldgc. The two course luncheon was served from tlie dining tnhle. which was topped with n design of mixed spring blossoms and greenery. Following luncheon, the remain der of the afternoon wss spent in playing bridge, with high score be ing won by Mrs. R. F. Kirshner ant second high by Mrs: O. W. Affllck • ¥ • Thursday Rook Meets; Two Guests Attend Two guests. Mrs. Eugene Brown and Mrs. B. S. Cassidy of Osceola met with members of the Thursrtn: Rook Clnb yesterday for the. weekl; meeting. Mrs. Leon Schcier wa hosless to the group at her home. Ins and spirea, arranged in nov city pottery vases, were placed the entertaining room In which th group spent the nHernoon in 7ilay ing rook. High score was won by Mrs. W. B Mayo with Mrs. Cassidy winmn second high and Mrs. Schorer, rooko Mrs. Henry Entertains Double Four Bridge Club Members of the Double Foil Jiridge Club met yesterday after noon at the A. E. Henry home Holly for the weekly meeting. Varl-hucd spring flowers an trailing ivy.were arranged through oiit the home for the occasion. In the bridge game, Mrs. William Berryman won high score and Mrs E. Cook, second high. Preceding the game, the hostc: served a dessert course. pastor of the Blytheville Full Gospel Tabernacle, officiated at the ceremony, April 23, In Sedalia. A program of nuptial music was presented by Mrs. C. Parker of Se- dalta. Her selections Included "Because" DC Hardelot and "Always," Berlin. Miss Georgia Pi tils attended as bridesmaid and only attendant. Miss Pitts wore an afternoon frock of white with harmonizing blue accessories. The brttlc chose a white dress for her bridal costume, which she completed with blue accessories. She carried a white Bible on which rested an arrangement of red roses Streamers of red satin flowed away frrm the center of the design. The Rev. and Mrs. Brackin are now at home in Gllmore, Ark.. where Rev. Brackin Is minister of the Clmrch of Ood, The Rev. Brackin Is a former student of Blytheville Hl»h School and Is a graduate of the Church of God Bible School Academy, Sevlcrville. >nn. He attended Lee College (jle Institute, Cleveland, Tcnn.. r two years. • * • oring Flowers, Theme if Bunco Club Meeting Spring flowers were the chosen leme for the weekly dessert bunco ceting of the Avalon Bunco Club esterday when Mrs. Harold Wright hostess to the group at her ome. Iris, mock orange blossoms, violets id other spring blossoms were ar- anged In crystal and pottery vases iroUEllout the home. Suggestive of 10 theme, were the handmade tales used in the games. A miniature orsage of violets was pinned to ach tally. Mis. Wright won high score for 1C afternoon with low score being on by Mrs. Hugh Gentry and bun- o by Mrs/Raymond Shamlln. • * • ose Home Is Setting or Club Meeting • The country home of Mr. and Irs. Charles Rose of Roseland, was ie setting Wednesday afternoon >r the weekly luncheon bridge icetlng of the Wednesday Club 'hen Mrs. Rose honored the group. The club was seated at the din- ng table for luncheon preceding he afternoon bridge game. A low »wl holding an arrangement of ssorted hued spring flowers, In- ermingled In greenery, topped the able. Harmonizing bouquets were rr.inged throughout the home. During the game, high score was von by Mrs. Harry Kirby, second ligh-by Mrs. W. J. Pollard. — * * • lloss Conducts Miss Betty Layson Is spending the weekend at Llndenwood College,' St. Charles, Mo., as guest of Miss Gay Oarrlgan. Bernard Gooch and Dr. Alfred Vise were In Memphis last night where they attended the opera production "La Boheme" at Ellis Auditorium. Mr. and Mrs. Etgle H. Brown are spending the weekend In St. Louis as guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. .w;i- helm. Condition of Mrs. Erby Hodge. Route Three, who recently under-: LOANS ON CARS, TRUjCKS AND TRACTORS United Insurance Agency 1M i Main R»r Cilj Drug Rlytheville, Ark. WE BUY AND SELL USED & NEW FURNITURE PHONE 2112 April Meeting Mrs. Opal Cochran wn.s hosted as I night at her home to 10 ninin- jers arid one guest of the Dorcas Sunday School Class ot Cnlvary Baptist Church for the April mect- ng. Ml:s Bonnie Golf was the class ;uest. The meeting was presided over by Mrs. Herman May, class president. Mrs. Thomas Clark presented he devotional after which Mrs.' May conducted a brief business .^ion. Mrs. Ellen Conley, class teacher, closed the meeting with prayer. A social hour was held following adjournment, at which the hostess served refreshments. went a major operation at Memphis Baptist Hospital, Is reported as satisfactory. Mrs. Hodge Is in Room 636. Mr. and Mrs, Frank J. Flanagan, Jr, and daughter, Kathleen of Houston, Tex., arc the weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Pease. Mr, and Mrs. Rex Smith and family left today for their home in Augusta, Ga,, after visiting here for several days as guests of Mr. Smith's mother, Mrs. J. J. Smith. While In tht.s section they also visited as guests of Mr. Smith's sb< tcr. Mrs. Lucille Pcrcifull In Nettleton. En route home they visited in Memphis with relatives. Mr, and Mrs. Troy Poplin announce the birth of a daughter, April 2Glh, at the home of Mrs. Poplin's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Alsnp in the Promised Land Community, The baby, their first child, has been named Anita-Diane. Mrs. Lena Hess, Miss Jewel Smith of Joncsboro and Mrs, Nora Spradley of plythcville were In Memphis last night to attend the opera, "La Coheme." Mr. and Mrs. John WaHon Cock, Jr., and family of Birmingham, Ala., will be the weekend guests of Mrs. Cock's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Nunn and family. Mrs, Nick Shivley spent Thursday in Memphis. Mrs. C. W. Afflick, Mrs. C. W. Affllck, Jr., Mrs. Harry W. Halnes, Mrs. George Hubbard, Jr,. and Mrs- Harry A. Halnes are In- Holly Springs, Miss., today whe.-^ they are attending the Pilgrimage. Mrs, M. E. Wilson of Lula, Mtss.. Is visiting here as guest of her granddaughter, Mrs. Charles Bittner, Mr, Bittncr and family, and her' daughter, Mrs. Clarence Wilson, D. S. Glenn of St. Louis and Toll West of Fulton, Mo., are spending several days in Blytheville as guests of Mr,. and Mrs. H. H.' Houchins. They came especially to attend the C. G. Smith horse sale. Mr. and Mrs. J. Wilson Henry and Murray Smart were In Memphis last night for the operatic production. "La Boheme," at Ellis Auditorium. Mr. and Mrs. AV. F,. Harlan and daughter, Blllle Jane, of Ripley, Tenn., are visiting here . .as guests of Mr. and Mrs." W. A. Carter. - Mrs. Allen Walton has returned from a three weeks trip to Washington, D.C., and Chicago, 111. Condition of Jaines Martin, whn underwent an operation Wednesday morning at Memphis Baptist Hospital, is reported to be satisfactory. Mr. and Mrs. Buford Martin, parents of Mr. Martin, were in Memphis for the operation. Mr, Martin b a s retu rned to Bly thevll 1 e, M rs. Martin plans to remain for several days. Mr. and Mrs. Dalton C. FowlsUm of Blytheville, Mrs. Donald Wertz and Mns. R. C. Bryan of Osceola and Jeanctte Woodward of Keiser were in Memphis last night wh^re they attended tlie opera. "Ln Boheme." Among the out of town people In LUXORA NEWS Bj Mr* G O. Ortrer Miss Eunice Shlnn returned last Wednesday from a week's visit with her parents in Russellville. Mrs. E. R. Bogan and Mrs. T. P. Hudson returned home Sunday by nfr from a week's visit In Washington, D.C. While there they attended the nalional D,A.B. convention. Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Driver entertained their Canasta club Friday evening In their home. Quests for the evening \vere . Mr. and Mrs. nowen Thompson and Miss Prances Bowen. Frizes fof the games were won by Mrs. f. M. Castllo. Mr. John Bowcn, and Mrs. Thompson. Mr. Murry L. Richardson .Is tin the Memohls Methodist hospital list this week. Memphis visitors last weekend included Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Shanks, Mrs. C. P. Crawford. Miss Frances Bowen, Mrs. f. M. Castlio and Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Driver. Mr. and Mrs. Hyman Kurtz have returned homo from Washlncton. D.C.. v;i'rrc n>cy visited relatives tor several days. The Banlist Business Women's Circle met Monday night at the churrh. Peven members were present for the Hova! Service Program led bv Mrs. J. S. Olive. Mrs. Walter "d led the devotional. The Luxora Book Club met Tuesday night at the home of M'ss Eva George with 17 members and three ""csts pr05"ft. M's. Emma Lou WImbtsh of Blvtheville. euest sneaker, gave an account of her recent trio to Errone. showing snaoshots of diffcrfnt nlr-cos of interest. New officers for the year were installer as follows: Mrs. T. r>. : Wilkins president; Mrs. John Ford, vlcenresiiirnt: Mrs. G. C. Driver, secretory; Mrs. Lester Stevens, treasurer Mrs. Tom f>llis was insta)]''ner officer. Committees were appointed b the new president. HD Ha Monthly Meeting Twenty members and one gitest Mrs. Gertrude Koliman, home dcm onstratlon agent, met recently a the Dogwood Club home for the monthly meeting of the Dogwood Home Demonstration Club. Mrs. Bill Cable, president, pre.iirt- ' ed over the meeting which was op- I ened with group singing. A scripture reading and a poem, were presented by Mrs. Ira Koonce after which she demonstrated the eye opener. Mrs. John Burks led in prayer followed by each member answered roll call by, telling her contribution to the clean up campaign. During the business session, plans were discussed for a refreshment stand to. be erected near the site of the C. G. Smith horse sale the 28 and 2£Hh of this month. Plans were al:o suggested for the play tournament of HD Clubs with Mrs. Jim Burks named to sponsor the Dogwood play. Mrs. Holiman spoke to the, group concerning landscaping and rug making, after which the meeting was adjourned with the s repeating of the Woman's Creed.. During the social rfour following, Mrs. Ira Koonce, hcstess for the meeting, served refreshments. A total of &M additions to Baptist Churches in Mississippi County were made during the simultaneous evangelistic crusade completed Sun- lay, according to the report made TSlerday by the R«r. E. C. Brown, chairman of the county's crusade committee and pastor o fthe First Baptist Church In Blytheville. In addition to the SM affiliating with churches, there were six who innounced plans for special service n the field of ministry, 258 rededl- catlons, and 34 professions of faith without making church affiliations. In Blytheville's First Baptist Church, there were 57 baptisms. Two other churches, the Calvary Baptist and the Manila , Baptist Church, announced greater numbers. There were 72 additions for the Calvary Banlist Church In Blytheville and 83 at the Manila church. The additions Include 1OT Jiining by letter or statement from other Bantist Churches. In the final crusade report, 25 Baptist Churches in the county participated In the events. Additions Listed The churches, with the number of additions Include: First Bantlst Chi.'r-h at Blyfievilte, 57 bv bao- lism and 16 by letter; Emmanuel Church at Blytheville, seven by baptism, two by letter;' Brlnkley's Chapel, one by baptism; Eio\vn's Chapel, none; Clear Lake, 28 by bapt'sm, one by letter; Cress Roads, four by baptism, one by letter; Dell, nine by Baptism, three by letter. Fair View, four by baotism; Gosnell, seven by baptism; Keiser, 13 by baptism, three .by letter; Leachville, •M by baptism, 21 by letter; Luxora, one by baptism; Manila, 83 by baptism, II by letter; Mary's Chanel, 21 by baptims; New Bethel, one by letter, one by baptism. New Harmony, 21 by baptism; New Liberty, 19 by baptism, one by letter; New Providence, 10 by baptism, nine by letter; Nodena, 10 by baptism, five by letter; Osceola, eight by baptism, 10 by baptism, five by letter; Osceola, eight by baptism, three by leter; Rosa, four by baptism, nine by letter; Whit ton, two by baptism and three by letter; Wilson, nine by baptism Ronlta Slankard BHS Cotton Carnival Royalty Named Bonita Slankard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Slankard, and Larry Lutz, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Lutz, will represent Blytheville High School as Duke and Duchess of the Doyal court in the Teenagers and childrens' Ball to be held in Memphis May 11, a- a part of the Cotton carnival. Blytheville's royalty, both members of. the senior class as the representatives for the affair. Miss Slankard is a member of the Beta Club, past vice-president and six by letter; and Woodland's Corner, 12 b baptism and seven by letter. v The crusade committee was composed of the Rev. Mr. Brown, genera! chairman; E. E5. Crook, finance; the Rev. Guy D. Magee of Manila, pulicity; the Rev. Russell Duffer of New Liberty, radio;' the Rev. J. E. Cox of Clear Lake, census; the Rev. O. C. Hicks, special rallies, and the Rev. A. F. Muncy ol Wilson, prayer services. Most of the churches had visit- j ing evangelists and singers. Regu-: lar report meetings were conducted during the two-week period. I of the Spanish club, a member of the a cappella choir, a member of the cast of the senior play, and a maid to the Senior Queen. Larry Lutz is president of the senior class, a member of the Beta Club, Red Razoo Club, student council and the a cappella choir. Hobby /s Toped Up LOS ANGELES— (IF)— As a hobbyist, Mrs. Slyvia Wexler "measures up." She collects tape measures. Mrs. Wexler has acquired 18 unusual types since the day In 1939 she asked for a tape and was handed one wound In a celluloid doll's head. Her collection Includes tapes hidden in an alarm clock, a metal turtle, a tiny harp, a porcelain duck, an ivory spindle and JL picture of the Brooklyn Bridge. , - "Soy It With F/owers" Blytheville FLOWER MART Memphis Hiwaj Phone 64*1 Comino Events Social Calendar FrM.iv Beta Sigma Phi Chapters for bridge-canasta party at p.m. at the Rustic Inn. T.30 Blytheville Monday for the funeral of C. P. Blnkemore were Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Sawle of Detroit, Mich.. Mr; and Mrs. W. C. SImonton. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Long, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Long and Miss Nannie Long all of Covineton. Tenn., Mr. and Mrs. J. Nick Thomas. Jr.. Ben Warfielcl. Aubrey Long, all of Memphis and Mr. and Mrs. J. Nick Thomas, Sr., of Stuart. Fla. GEM While the RITZ THEATRE Is an- der eonitraetion thii rammer, you can enjoy, your, best pictures mt ROXY'THEATRE where we have Just installed AIR CONDITIONING. We will ran CONTINUOUS SHOWS everj daj In the week Ritz Shows Now at Roxy Last Tim* Today —Double Feature- IDW. —^ KW?**W a ROBINSO I ..LORITTA YOUNG "The Hatchet At Blythevllle Hospital Dismissed: ' Thelma Morris, Holland. Eugene Brown, Steele. DeWayne Bates, City. Marriage Licenses T\\c following couple obtained a marriage license at the office r[ Miss Elizabeth Dlythe, county clerk: Paul E. Hotfner of Manila and Miss Peggy Gates of Newport, Tcnn. National Cotton Week Dance ''"'ic , MCA HlfSiWTS soe SfROHtS 4N£ - i ORCHESTRA TUESDAY MAY 2 Bob Strong's Orchestra Is the first In a series of name hands which the American Legion will toon biinx U Blytheville. DANCE Cabaret Style 9 to 1 National fiyaru Armory Admission Advance Sale Tickets: $1.20 per person (Tax Inclu.) Tickets at the Door: 51.50 per person (Tax Incl.) Advance Tickets on sate at Klrby Drug Store and Floyd White's Shoe Store. Last Times Today _ «'•« UUM* KRIS DOUGULSBACAUDAY OtUKK UNGTOtt \torner Bros! Hew Screen Scream i HoMrOmoua lecwiadkra REAGAN: CARSON; ARNOLD; Ada n little cooking sherry to sweet nnd sour red cabbage for a delicious flavor change. Season with Sunday & Monday salt and papper after the cooking Saturday Only half price sale! New Serial "Uuclcrseas Kingdom" ' Also Cartoon e Wonderful Heart And Humor Of World War II Cause Where There A Willie, There Was .With Women! Sunday & Monday —DOUBLE FKATURK— BRENT EDGAR BUCMNM JMfE Duma Cartoon & Selected vShorls TUSSY CREAM DEODOHANT big $1 jar Save on ihfi tie- lighlful-to-use deodorant! It banishes perspiration odor, checks perspiration tnoi*- turc, gives longer lasting pro!co- lion. Fragrant Tussy Deodorant is gentle to akin and clolhing. Slays creamy smooth (ill ih« last bit is gond Woods Drug "UNDER MY SKIN" with John Garfield "CINDERELLA"—Walt Disney Feature Cartoon "BLUE GRASS OF KENTUCKY" with Dili-Williams "FRANCIS" with Donald O'Connor Plus Thieves Highway' wllh Richard Conte V

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