The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 17, 1968 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 17, 1968
Page 2
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Jigs Pour - Blythevlll* (Ark.) Courier News - Saturday, rVbruiry IT, IM« Valentine Sweethearts Crowned At Beta Sigma Phi Ball The annual Valentine Ball sponsored by the Blytheville Beta Signa . Phi City Council was held Saturday at the American Legion Hut. Approximately 80 guests and members attended. The front door of the hut was centered with a large red velvet heart with an arrow which was centered with glittered white roses. The guests were registered at a table which was covered with a white embroidered cloth and overlaid with red net draped at the corners with silver cupids and hearts. There was a guest book for each chapter which was later given to the sweetheart of each chapter. The books were made of red satin outlined in white lace and the name of the chapter was inscribed on the front in silver glitter. The other tables in the foyer were covered with white cloths and centered with large styyro- foam cupids edged in red glitter and standing on a large red heart trimmed with white ma- line. The door to the entertainment room was draped in red net which was caught up at the center sides and center lop with white satin bows and cup- Ids centered on red hearts. The serving table was covered with a red cloth overlaid with a white lace., cloth. The centerpiece was of red rose's and red tipped greenery In a silver bowl, flanked on either side by three-branched silver candelabras holding red Coming Events Monday Razorback Trimettes High Tops Club Rebekah Lodge 18 Joy Rebekah Lodge 57 TYinily Baptist WMU Dell Baptist WMU Episcopal Churchwomen First Baptist WMU First Methodist Wesleyan Service Guild First Methodist W.S.C.S. First Christian Church Family Fellowship Supper Dell Methodist WSCS Blytheville Hairdressers Tuesday Blytheville Junior P. T. A. Tuesday Bridge Club • Tuesday Bridge Club Tuesday Dessert Bridge Club Contract Club Alpha Delta Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi Gamma Alpha Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi Xi Xi Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi Alpha Alpha Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi African Violet Club Dell Kiwanis Club Wednesday Down One Bridge Club Wednesday Bridge Club Thursday Duplicate Bridge League j Shamrock Lanes. Altrusa Club of Blytheville Kibitzer Club Junior Members of D u d Cason Unit Blytheville Jaycettes Lutheran Women's Missionary League Saturday Duplicate Bridge League Shamrock Lanes tapers. Red cupids decorated with silver glitter and paper lace hearts were hung from the ceiling over the entire room. Tables were covered with white cloth and centered with streamers running (he length of the (able and white open weave candle holders with silver glillcrcd leaves and red foil hearts holding red tapers. The mantle and fireplace were covered in white and held red glittered hearts and red satin bows. Centered on the wall above the mantle was a large gold key representing the 1968 International Beta Sigma Phi theme, "Turn the Key for Life—Learning and Friendship." Placed on the mantle were jeweled gold crowns In honor of the four Valentine Sweethearts. The 1968 Sweethearts were crowned at the beginning of the dance. They were seated in red chairs centered with satin bows and streamers with the name of their chapter in red glitter. Mrs. Quincy Hodge, city council presented the sweethearts. They were Mrs. Cleo Pope, Alpha Alpha Chapter, Mrs. Roland Steward, Alpha Delta Chapter; Mrs. Leon Meador, Gamma Alpha Chapter, and Mrs. John Kersnick, Xi Xi Chapter. They were presented corsages of red and white carnations interspersed witli red velvet hearts and seed pearls. Each sweetheart was given a charm from her chapter. The sweethearts were crowned by the 1967 sweethearts, Mrs. Harmon Cook, Alpha Alpha Chapter, Mrs. Billy Bowen, Alpha Delta Chapter, Mrs. Leland Riddell, Gamma Alpha Chapter and Mrs. L. L. Hubener, Xi Xi Chapter. Guests attending were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wilbanks, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Downing, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dickerson, Mr. and Mrs. D. J. McLeod, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Manning, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Begley and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Couch. Mrs. Roland Steward served as general chairman of the dance and Mrs. Leon Meador was co-chairman. B&PW Announce Plans For Gospel Singing Benefit A committee o f the Business i Deebie Slipper Shop, 204 W. and Professional Women's Club Main; Mays Book and Music met at the home of Mrs. Maud Godwin, chairman, last night to finalize plans for the Gospel Singing Heart Fund Benefit. The event will be at Blytheville High School Auditorium Saturday night, Feb. 24 at 8 p. in. Store, 188 W. Main; Eagle Beauty School, 124, N. Second, and Lunsford Flower Shop 1505 W. Main. Tickets may also be purchased at the door. Tickets are $1 for adults and Musical instruments will b e 121 cents for children, furnished by Bill Hurst Piano I Anyone wishing to partici- and Organ Studio. Tickets will be on sale at Top Mark Fabrics, 130 E. Main; pate in the program can contact Mrs. Godwin at PO 3-8853 or Mrs. Grace Caldwell at PO Chapter Has Luncheon Meeting Chapter N, P.E.O., met yes-1 Fund terday in the home of Mrs. C.W. Afflick Jr. for a luncheon meeting- Hostesses were Mrs. Afflick, Mrs. C. E. Campbell Jr. and Mrs. J. W. Caudill. Mrs. Johnny While was welcomed as a new member. Those receiving spoons for perfect attendance for a year were Mrs. E. J. Cure, Mrs. L. E. Old, Mrs. C. W. Garrigan, Mrs. E. M. Regenold, Mrs, J. H Smart and Mrs. H. A. Haines. Mrs. Alvin Huffman Jr. presented the program entitled "International Peace Scholarship and Educational Loan QUEEN'S COURT — Miss Diane Brownlee is a member of the Queen's Court for Good Things Are Happening at Hendrix (GTAHAH) activities at Hendrix College Feb. 15-17. She represented the student convocation Thursday at 7 p.m. and reigned at the GTAHAH functions including the homecoming basketball game last night. Miss Brownlee is the daughter of Mr. arid Mrs. Ralph Brownlee of Blytheville. Luxora News By Mr*. V J. Hill Mr. and Mrs. James Peterson of Rochester, Minn, visited Friday with her uncle, A. W. Walls. Mr. and Mrs. Van Spencer of Caruthersville were the guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Marsela Spencer. . Mr. and Mrs. Leon Tillery, N. M. Conley and daughter Ann and Miss Debra Griggs visited Sunday with.Mr. and Mrs. R. p. Conley in Qulin, Md. The Luxora Baptist Women's Missionary Union met at the church Monday with seven members present. Mrs. J. H. Thweatt was leader of the Royal Service program. The topic of the study was "Money for Missions." Mrs. Herbert Rush served refreshments. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Tillery of .Fennville, v .-Mich., .are .visiting friends and relatives this' week before leaving for Pensacola, Fla., where Mr. Tillery will be stationed with the United States Navy. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Dedman o! Forrest City visited Sunday with Rev. and Mrs. Jimmy Stevens. Mrs. Lillie Watson and Mrs. Annie Wise of West Memphis, spent the 'weekend with their sister, Mrs. W. A. Carter and Mr. Carter. — Society News — Phyllis Keed, Society Editor Ph. PO 3-4461 ~* nnr ' Local Students On ASU Honor Roll Local students on the fall j From Leachville: Steve Clark semester Honor roll at Arkansas State University are (from Blytheville) Harriett S. Alexander,' William A. Arrington, Peggy > ael Selby, Brenda Smiley and Mary A.' Dement, John Edwards, Lonnie Hoskins, Spencer Johnson, Frank Minirth, Shar, Roberta Ray, Mich- Aycock, Mabelle Carney, Wanda G. Drake, Charles Farmer, Pamela A. Fowler, Sharon J. Gaines, Gary Griffin, Dorris J. Charlie Wilson. From Luxora: Harold A. Permenter. From Manila: Eva Enzor, Handley, Patsy Haynes, Anne [Joanne K. Grant, Loy J. Horrigan; I Jackson, Tommy Nuckols, Dale Penny Lynn Knipple, TanndalE. Doag, Jerry Prince, Oma Langston, Clemit Liles, AnnjKobbins, Joseph E. Smith, Bon- Logio, Jerry W. Lucas, Ter- nie Smith, Elizabeth Wells and ry Mike McHaffey, Slyvia j.| Jimmy Wagner. Moddy, John K. Nichols, Sharon K. Parks, Dick Ritchey, Mary E. Short, Noal S. Short, Rebecca S. Whitlock and Dan Wy. From Dell: Ricky Eoff, Sherry G. Griffin, Sylvia Ann Keen- From Monette: Kenneth G. Dowless, Lisa Lynn Harper, and Tony Lybarger. From Osceola: Lonnie Beard, John P. Bryant, Mac Browder, James Jansen, Cynthia Mider Susan Smith and Jo E11 a i dleton and Sylvester Thompson. Todd. I From Wilson: Call F. Left- From Joiner: Saundra C. Es- wich and Sharon K. Spurlock. sman, Bruce E. Miller and- From Holland:Gary L. Cole- Roberta J. Ralph. I man and Linda C. Samford. From Reiser: Carole - Ann Scifres. From Steele: Carl A. Biggs and Kathie E. Sheeley: ' Social and Personal Notes Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Jag-1 ority at Arkansas State Univer- gers left this morning for Fay- sit y- etteville to be with their daughter, Mrs. Don Rich Hankins, Dennis Hill of Blytheville has recently pledge Alpha Tau E.H.C. Meeting Notes Flat Lake Extension Homemakers Club met Thursday for a potluck luncheon in the home of Mrs. C. S. Birmingham. Fourteen members and two guests, Miss Sherry Brown and Mrs. Ruth Bryans attended. Mrs. J. W. Portlock is a new member of the club. Mrs. C.T. Davis presided over the meeting and read the thought of the month. Roll call was answered with each member telling her favorite simple food she likes to prepare. The devoitonal was .given by Mrs. C. M. Abbott. Mrs. Birmingham showed as an eye - opener a dog made of cockleburrs. A report was given on members of the club'-who are sick. Mrs. Naomi Rice reported on the planting of schrubs and trees. Mrs. Robert Hall reported on "The Hows and Whys of Cooking." Miss Brown showed slides on "How to Prepare Meals." Each member brought a n item to be given to the crippled children's hospital. Mrs. Cecil Ulm won a prize for giving the best answer on cooking. Door prize was won by Mrs. Robert Hall. ". : . .. Hostess for the March 21 meeting will be Mrs. Bertie Hawks and Mrs. M. S. Edwards. Wives' Club Has Meeting Wednesday The British.Wives' Club of Blytheville Air Force Base met Wednesday at the First National Bank Hospitality Boom. Officers for the year wer« elected. They include president, Mrs. Jimmy Willard; treasurer Mrs. William Coultre; sunshine girl, Mrs. Eva White; telephone committee chairmen, Mrs. Donald Main and Mrs. John Rainey; entertainment committee, Mrs. Coultre, Mrs. William Gallineau, Mrs. James Robinson and Mrs. Jerry Baker; Publicity chairman, Mrs. Lyle Paulson. • ' The club voted to meet twice a month and all British born 'ladies' who are interested in keeping in touch with fellow country women have been invited to attend. Refreshments were served by Mrs. White and Mrs. Coultre.' The .next meeting will be Tues. Feb. 22 in the home of Mrs. Baker with Mrs. Paulson as co-hostess. Anyone interested in joining may call Mrs. Wilted at PO 34488. . Belts are an important part of spring fashions. Wear them high, low, at the natural waist — wide; narrow, fabric chain or leather, they are big on coats, suits and dresses. With the swing to ultra-feminine fashions, the newest fabrics in spring .after - five dress- i es are point d'esprit, lace, or- on her feet Monday morning at Washington General Hospital in Fayetteville. - Morgan Rainwater is in rehearsal for the Hendrix College production o f "Inherit the Wind" scheduled for March 7 through 9 at 8 p.m. and March 10 at p.m. in Staples Auditorium. He is the son of Dr. and Mrs. W. T. Rainwater. An English - Drama major, he will po- tray Elijah in the play. Cathy Eoff of Dell has been elected secretary of the pledge «lass of-Alpha Omicrdn..Pi-sor- at Arkansas State University. Mr.. and Mrs. Virgil Needham and children David and Kathy spent the weekend in Columbus, ; Ga., where they went especially :to visit their son, Cpl. Garland L. Needham,. who is stationed at Fort Benning. While in Columbus they visited Mr. Needham's, sister's Mrs. j Charles Hardin, Mr. Hardin and children and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hardin and Mr. and Mrs. l-Kenneth-Burnham, -.: - .. . ~ i birthday. thick of the fashion scene, too. Your Friendly Theatre OSCEOLA «Saturday •Sunday • Man. «Tues. »Wed. -." Mrs. Smith Hosts Club Friday Bridge Club met yesterday in the home of Mrs. Don ! Smith. Mrs. Lynn Hughes w a s a guest of the club. j Mrs. W. T. Rainwater won > high, Mrs. Bob Warren won' second and Mrs. E. M. Terry ; Jr. won bridgo. Mrs. Warren will be hostess. for next week's meeting. I — 1 Sweater Fans I What's the popular length of sweaters these days? Well, they may be as long as a dress, shaped like shirts, or fashioned into mini-tents and mini-pantsuits. For veteran sweater fans, these newest knit evolutions require no different washing techniques. However, since they are a little longer, they do need a little more soap or detergent suds to whisk them really clean. "**** A MASTERPIECE" — N.Y. DVtrNfWS CDITOINM "AN AWESOMELY ABSORBING HIM!" protnti THE DINO DE LMJRENTHS 4» tj HHE ...In nt In D-150* CdorbyDeLnxe Weekdays: One show nightly at 7:30 p.m. SH(. & Sun.: Matinee at 2:00, Night show nt 7:30. Admission: Adults $1.00 Children 50c DURING WINTER MONTHS, Matinees will start at 1:10 p.m. AIONDAYS THRU THURSDAYS (exceptions: National Holidays A Advance Admission Prices). Special Adult Prices 1 to 4 p.m. "5c - Children S5c. Mem. thru Thurs. After 4 p.m. Regular admission SOo A 35c. Friday, Saturday A Sunday, Snow conlinous from 2 pan. 900 & lie. LAST TIME TODAY "FOLLOW ME, BOYS" — with Fred MacMurray (GA) SUN. TUES. MON. (GA) Action waits at triggef-point! CHRRLTOn HESTOn SGHELL TECHNfCOtOR* AIMMRMLRCTIM COMING SOON TO THE RITZ THE COMEDIANS — with Elliabdh Taylor tt Richard Burton OUR MOTHER'S HOUSE — with Dllck BoR«rdt * Mtrfrct Brook* BALLAD UNTIL JOSIE — with Doris Day £ Peter Graven WAIT UNTIL DARK — with Aubrey Hepburn * Aim ArkM SUNDAY ON LASSIE (wlw). .... 6:00 GENTLE BEN (color)..... ...6:30 ED SULLIVAN 7:00 Folk-singer BoWie Gentry and tenor Franco Corelli are among Ed's standout guest list tonight. In color. SMOTHERS BROTHERS It's young Sinatra time as both Nancy and Frank, Jr. pay a visit to the brothers Smothers for an hour of daffy fun and musical variety. In. color. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 9:00 A stop for gas in a'small Western town involves Phelps In a plot to murder a defecting Russian rocket expert. In color. Sw,<uAY NEWS (OiC With Harry Reasoner. In color. THE LATE MOVIE.. 10:15 Lady Takes A Chance John Wayne Jean Arthur Card Of Thanks We wish to express our deep appreciation to our many friends for their kindness and for the food and flowers during the illness and death of our lather, Frank Hall. We especially want to.thank Dr. John Q. Elliott and Rev. P. H. Jernigan. The Hall Family TONIGHT ON BILIOM 6:00 THE JACKIE GLEASON SHOW 6:30 Bus driver Ralph Kram> den is .goaded into enter• ing a slew of contests by the winning luck of his boastful brother-in-law, In "The Honeymooners". In color. MY THREE SONS 7:30 Uncle Charley, .In charge of talent for his lodge's show, ends up •walking home in a chorus-girl costume. In color. HOGAH'S HEROES ,..„.. 8:0 J Hogah's men th!nk his mind has cracked when lie orders them to start weaving baskets and flying kites. In color. PETTICOAT JUNCTION (cole:) 8:30 9:00 In one of his most unusual cases, M&nnix Investigates a phenomenon that many believe is a miracle. In color. P LJ 10 O'CLOCK NEWS & WEATHER with PAUL DORMAN. A full 20-minute report ot local and national news—and weather. In color. q «•• I Million Dollar Playhouse 10:20 Man from Laramie Jim* SlmM '.rfliBr Kmudf I

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